• Rhea - Dental Assistant


    Rhea is a life long St. Louis resident. After attending high school at Clayton, she graduated from the Midwest Institute for dental assisting in 1981. She has worked with us at South St. Louis Dental Group since 1997, treating our patients like family. In her spare time, she is busy with her 21 nieces and nephews.

  • Ginny - Business Assistant


    Ginny graduated from Forest Park Community College as a certified dental assistant in 1980. She has been a receptionist for South St. Louis Dental Group since 1997. Ginny is married and has two grown sons. Her hobbies include reading, cooking and traveling.

  • Hien - Dental Hygienist

    Hien immigrated to the United States in 1992 from her native Vietnam and became a U.S citizen in 2008. She speaks fluent Vietnamese for our Vietnamese patients. She graduated with a dental hygiene degree in 2000 from St. Louis Community College and has been practicing hygiene  with South St. Louis Dental Group since 2004. Hien takes special pride in her dedication to educating our patients in proper oral hygiene and how it affects your total health. Her interests outside the office include swing dance, church activities, swimming, yoga, fitness and taking care of her sweet elderly mother.

  • Sally - Dental Hygienist

    Sally was a certified dental assistant for seven years before graduating from St. Louis Community College Dental Hygiene Program. She has been a dental hygienist for 20 years - entirely at South St. Louis Dental Group. Born and raised in St. Louis, she currently resides in Oakville with her husband, four teenage children (1 boy, 3 girls), and dog Jessie. Country music is her favorite but will listen to mostly anything while singing the wrong lyrics. Sally will save a turtle crossing the street and has a soft spot for cuddly animals of all kinds. Her top priority is any vacation outdoors; while close runner-ups are family time, and peace and quiet. As a dental hygienist, Sally is continuously expanding her dental education. Through comprehensive care, Sally is committed to helping patients achieve optimal oral and systemic health.

  • Robin - Dental Hygienist

    Robin is a lifelong St. Louis resident who has provided care for South St. Louis Dental Group since 1995. A Bishop DuBourg High School, Fontbonne, and St. Louis Community College graduate, Robin enjoys helping you achieve and maintain good oral and general health. As a Type 1 Diabetic she is a good resource for all of our diabetic patients. She, her husband, Jay, and their two adult daughters like the outdoors, cooking, traveling, and cheering on the Cardinals and Blue and City SC Soccer

  • Dawn - Dental Hygienist

    Dawn is a 1993 graduate of Lindbergh High school. In 2000, Dawn received her Dental Hygiene degree from Trident Technical College in Charleston, SC. Dawn enjoys making connections with patients to help ease their dental anxiety and provide education to help patients keep their smile healthy for life. In her time away from the office, she enjoys outdoor adventures and traveling with her husband and adult children.

  • Zala - Dental Hygienist

    Zala has been practicing dental hygiene since 2013. Her goal as a hygienist is to provide optimum care for all patients. She enjoys taking part in improving patients’ oral hygiene. Outside of the office, Zala enjoys cooking, photography, and decorating.

  • Alex - Dental Hygienist

    Hi, I’m Alex! I believe your oral hygiene goes beyond the brush. It leaves a lasting impression and is also the biggest contributor  to your overall health and wellness. I take pride in leading by example, always making sure to go beyond the “floss more” lecture, and educating my patients in a friendly way that leaves them with a positive outlook on their oral hygiene.

  • Caleb - Dental Assistant

    Caleb graduated from Washington University St. Louis with a degree in biochemistry. After a bit of searching he discovered his love for dentistry, and has been a valued member of our family since 2023. A lifelong resident of the Greater St. Louis area, Caleb enjoys baking for his office family and spending time with his family. When not in the office, Caleb can be found at the beach or at a Disney park. He also finds joy in helping the rest of our team in tasks, big and small.

  • Elexus - Dental Assistant

    Hi! My name is Elexus. I am from Chicago and attended school in Madison Wisconsin. I am new to St. Louis and growing a love for IMO’s Pizza. Dentistry has my heart, right next to Target. I have been in the field since 2021, and I am aspiring to be a dental hygienist!

  • Christy - Dental Assistant

    Christy has over 15 years of dental experience and earned her dental assisting certification from the Missouri College Dental Assisting Program. She joined our SSLDG family at the turn of 2023, and we could not be happier to welcome her to the practice. Christy is very enthusiastic about sharing her skills with our patients, particularly, her ability to capture supremely accurate impressions of our patients dental anatomy. She loves to spend her time cuddled up with her cat, Opie, hiking, and crowd surfing in mosh pits at live music events.

  • Kelsey - Dental Assistant

    Kelsey is a graduate of Oakville High School, class of 2014. She brings a unique perspective to our assisting team as she is experienced in both pediatric dentistry and front desk responsibilities. Kelsey joined our SSLDG family at the close of 2023, and we cannot wait for our patients to meet her! She is particularly skilled with patients who exhibit dental anxiety and those patients will love having Kelsey assist with their treatment. When she isn’t educating patients, she can be found spending quality time with her fiance, Matt, their adorable daughter, Kennedy, and their two dogs Koda and Milo.

  • Michelle - Dental Assistant

    Michelle joined our SSLDG family at the beginning of 2023 and brings with her 5 years of dental experience with a phenomenal background in dental modeling. She has a tremendous energy and personality that our patients absolutely adore. Michelle is more passionate about educating patients on how the dental prosthetic process works. When she is not sharing knowledge with our patients, Michelle can be found spending time with her son, Wesley. Together they love to craft, fly kites, and enjoy sunny days at the park.

  • Amy - Business Assistant

    Amy is South St. Louis Dental Group’s insurance wizard! She is great at paying attention to all of the little details that can help our patients to better understand their plans. Amy joined the dental field in 2000 as a dental assistant and has been cross-trained as a business assistant since 2005. When she is not at work, she enjoys hiking, traveling and taking care of her pets. To relax, Amy enjoys murder mysteries, puzzles, and reading.

  • Tara - Business Assistant

    Tara is a SIUC graduate with 15 years of dental experience. She joined SSLDG in 2022 and has been an integral member of the team. Tara donates her time and love as a foster parent for Stray Rescue. When she is not in the office, she is often at the gym, doing yoga, or relaxing with her furry friends.

  • Courtney - Business Assistant

    Courtney joined South St. Louis Dental Group in 2023 after 7 years of experience in the dental field. She loves getting to know people and is great at building relationships with our patients. When Courtney is not in the office, she enjoys playing with her dogs, thrifting, and spending time outdoors. Her favorite weekend activity is finding new places to hike.

  • Molly - Operations Manager

    Born and raised in St. Louis, Molly has been in healthcare since 2012 and with South St. Louis Dental Group since 2020. Her passions include spending time outdoors with her family, enjoying live music, and savoring St. Louis’ delicious food scene. Molly is an avid St. Louis sports fan, and goes to as many hockey and soccer games as she can. She feels lucky to be part of such a fun and caring team and truly believes this is the best dental practice in St. Louis.