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!

Staff outing at Pumpkin patch, Foundations of Health Dental Care, St. Joseph, MO

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.

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.

Macie Kuritz

Front Desk

Macie has been in the dental field for 10 years and has been in St. Joe since 2001. Macie has been married to her high school sweetheart for 29 years. Her 2 boys have given her 3 grandchildren. Macie likes to fish and hunt and all over Missouri!

Petie Croft

Front Desk

Petie Has been in dentistry for over 40 years. She’s been an assistant and was the only team member for a dentist in Weston, MO.

She’s been married for 12 years. She has 2 orange tabby cats named Red and Bob. Petie also has 12 chickens. She enjoys knitting and does her fair share of home canning from her garden.