Meet The Team

At the core of our dental practice is a friendly team of professionals that are dedicated to your utmost comfort and optimal oral health. We view each patient as a unique individual, and tailor each treatment to your specific needs. As part of our commitment to providing close, personalized attention to every patient, we want to encourage patient communication. Please know that we are here to provide outstanding patient care, and that we value the trust you have placed in us.

Melinda Wyckoff

Business Administrator

Melinda has worked in dentistry since 1987, from receptionist, dental assistant to office manager.  In 1995, Melinda married a former high school friend, Doug Wyckoff!  They have two sons, Daniel and Tryston.  She enjoys floral design, gardening, traveling and relaxing by the pool.  Her faith-life and journey with Christ are the center of her world.  Each day she praises God for blessing her with her husband, sons, daughter-in-law, family, and friends.

Tangela Lawson

Office Manager

Tangela began her career in the dental field in 1989. She earned her Dental Assisting Certificate in 1990 and worked in general dentistry and oral surgery. She then decided to delve into the insurance and management areas of the dental office more than 25 years ago. Tangela is married and has four children.  Her family keeps her busy with their many activities and adventures! She enjoys traveling, softball and dirt track racing.


Tami Bottorff

Dental Assistant

Tami has worked in the dental field since 1999. She started her career as front office  coordinator and moved into assisting from there. She has experience in Oral Surgery, Orthodontics, General Dentistry & is a certified EFDA. She married & is a proud mother of five & keeps busy with the family farm.

Rachel Carson

Registered Dental Hygienist

Rachel earned her Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene in 2000. She too, has been with our team from the beginning of her career but had moved out of state for several years, due to her husband's position with his job. She has since moved back to Missouri and rejoined our office in 2017. Rachel is married and has 3 sons, which keep her very busy with their sporting activities.