Every member of our team has been hand-selected by the Mears based on their training, experience, and friendly personality. Together, they ensure our patients always have the smoothest, most stress-free dental experience possible. They’ll make sure you have everything you need for your appointments and that no question goes unanswered! Below, you can get to know a little more about some of the friendly faces you’ll meet here at JL Dental.
Originally from DeSoto, MO, Gay earned her education from Mineral Area College. Today, she has been working in dentistry for an impressive 29 years, first joining JL Dental five years ago. She sincerely enjoys helping patients understand their dental insurance and working with them so they can receive the treatment they deserve.
Gay has a husband named Chris and a son named Coletan. She enjoys being outdoors and spending time with family when she isn’t at work. She’s also a big dog lover!
Dee has been working in dentistry for 12 years so far, having spent the last nine of them here at JL Dental. She attended the dental hygiene program at St. Louis Community College in Forest Park and has additional training in block administration and infiltration. What she enjoys most about her job is working alongside such wonderful teammates.
Dee is from Oakville, and she and her husband Boban have two daughters named Elena and Nora. Her interests outside of work include reading and exercising. She also likes to smile a lot!
Catrina first joined the JL Dental team two years ago, and she has 11 years of overall experience in dentistry. She attended the dental hygiene program at St. Louis Community College in Forest Park and has additional training in infiltration and block administration. What she loves most about her job are the great relationships she forms with our patients!
Catrina has a fiancé named Greg and two daughters named Harley and Lyla. When she isn’t busy at the office, she is a court-appointed special advocate for foster children and also grows a learning garden at a local elementary school. Her hobbies include spending time with family and hiking. She is currently working on self-publishing her first children’s book.
Danielle is from Ste. Genevieve and has 15 years of experience in dentistry so far. She loves the coworkers she gets to spend time with here at JL Dental! She and her husband Luke have three children named Evan, Brody, and Maya. They also have a dog named Gracie. When she has free time, there’s nothing she enjoys more than spending it with friends and family!
Heather first became a part of our team five years ago, and she has 13 years of overall experience in dentistry. She is an Expanded Functions Dental Assistant and has undergone all the necessary training and education for this special certification. Her favorite part of the job is spending time with her coworkers!
Originally from Imperial, Heather enjoys working out in her spare time.