Our Team

We are proud of our team members and the way they serve our patients in St. Joseph

We invite you to read about their backgrounds and what makes each one on our team so unique. Our team is what makes the difference in our dental practice. When you have a good experience with a team member, we also invite you to leave your feedback using this form or leave a review on Google or our Facebook page. Thank you!

Shelly Wheeler

Registered Dental Hygienist

Shelly is a Registered Dental Hygienist. She has worked for Dr. Curry for 12 years and has been in dentistry for 31 1/2 yrs. She spent the first 11 1/2 as an assistant and the next 20 as RDH. She likes to spend time her family. Her hobbies include cake decorating, yard work and gardening.

Lori Brown

Registered Dental Hygienist

Lori has been working as a Registered Dental Hygienist for 27 years in private and public dentistry. She graduated from the University of Missouri-Kansas City with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Dental Hygiene. Lori joined our practice two years ago. Lori and her husband David have been married 21 years and have two children. She enjoys cooking, spending time with family and friends.

Hillary Dietz

Registered Dental Hygienist

Hillary is a registered dental hygienist at Dr. Curry and Dr. Taylor’s Dental Office. As a native of St. Joseph, she attended St. Joseph Christian School and then spent two years at Missouri Western State University pursuing a career in art, but later realized she was meant for the field of dentistry. Soon after receiving her dental hygiene degree from North Central Missouri College, she was privileged to join this practice in 2012 and has thoroughly enjoyed both the patients and staff. Her favorite things outside of work are cooking, experiencing different cultures, going on long walks, and serving alongside her husband at their church. She looks forward to continuing to get to know and serve her patients.

Miranda Anderson

Registered Dental Hygienist

Miranda has been a registered dental hygienist for 3 years and started her career with Dr. Curry after college. She has been married to husband, Eric for 3 years. When she is not caring for hygiene patients, she enjoys spending time with my family, reading, exercising and loving on her dog.

Nancy Duggins

Patient Care Coordinator

Nancy worked for Dr. Henry Fricke for 34 years and joined Drs. Curry and Taylor in June of 2012. Nancy and her husband Tom have been married for 36 years and have 2 grown children. She enjoys gardening, reading, traveling and volunteering at Church.

Patricia Oliver

Financial Secretary

Patricia brings 20+ years of customer service experience to Drs. Curry and Taylor. She and her husband, David, have been married for 18 years and have two children; Zachary (15 years) and LeeAnna (12 years). Patricia enjoys crafting, gardening, reading and spending as much time with her family has she can. She is an active participant in her church, including the praise and worship band, and her local community. Patricia hopes to bring as much happiness as she can into the lives of the people she meets through God’s word.

Krystal Wallace

Dental Assistant

Krystal has been a Certified Dental Assistant for over 11 years. She joined Foundations of Health Dental Care in July 2017. She and Josh are preparing to welcome their first child, a boy, December 2018. Krystal enjoys spending time outside and with family and friends.

Taylor Dougan

Registered Dental Hygienist

Taylor has worked in the dental field for 5 years but has been a Registered Dental Hygienist for over 3 years. She is caring and compassionate towards her patients and tries to make it a pleasant experience. During her free time she enjoys spending time with her family, her 16-month-old son, Rhyott, being outside and cheering on the Chiefs and the Royals at home games.

Meggin Collins

Dental Assistant

Meggin has worked in the dental field for over 10 years. She had previously worked for Dr. Curry for three years and has recently rejoined the dental team at Foundations of Health Dental Care. She has been married to her husband Randy for 21 years and has 2 children. In her spare time, Meggin enjoys swimming, cooking and having lots of family time.