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.

Tiffany Barber

Expanded Functions Dental Assistant


Tiffany has been in exanded functions Dental Assistant for 16 years. She joined our practice in 2018. She and her husband Mike have been married for 29 years. They have 2 wonderful sons. In her spare time, Tiffany enjoys crocheting, reading and relaxing.

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.

Kayla Garfield

Dental Assistant


Kayla has been a dental assistant for 6 years. She loves what she does. She moved to St. Joseph in 2018 from Syracuse, NY with her husband Erick and their 2 daughters, Aleiyah and Andreana. In her free time she enjoys spending time with her family and being in the sun, reading and working out.