Meet Our Team
Amanda | Dental Assistant
Her favorite part of working here is the kids. She loves how they are so pure and the fact that the world hasn’t tainted them yet. This reminds her daily that the world is still good! Her favorite way to spend her Saturday is on her motorcycle or spending time with her 3 dogs, Paxton, Paisley and Gracie. A few fun things about Amanda would be, she hates shopping, she is funny, and she loves when her dog licks her feet. Next time you’re in the office, say hello to Amanda!
Brianna | Dental Assistant
Her favorite part of working here is the before and after when the teeth are brushed. The patient is always so surprised to see their new smile and that’s just the best feeling seeing their face light up! Brianna has a daughter and when she laughs, it melts Brianna’s heart. Brianna’s favorite part of the day is when she comes home from work, her daughter always runs to the door and yells, “mom!”. Three random facts about Brianna is that she’s left handed, she hates scary movies, and her favorite color is burgundy.
Bri | Dental Assistant
Her favorite part about her job is caring for the little ones. She said “It is very rewarding to know you’ve turn the life in a positive way by educating kids about dental care and caring for their needs. Helping kids overcome fears of dental work is by far the best part of working with the kids. Bri and her husband have 2 huskies, Bailey and Jax. She loves when she comes home from work and those two are wagging their tails ready to see her! On the weekends she loves doing anything outside like going to wineries, going to the lake, floating, bonfires, or making memories with friends and family.
Dashannon | Dental Assistant
Her favorite part of working here is the people she works with. She describes the office as always so fun and everyone gets along so well! Her favorite decade is the 80s because she loves the music. Most of her favorite songs are from the 80’s and it was a big portion of her growing up years! Her favorite way to spend a Saturday is just being outside with her husband. She and her husband have three children, two boys and one girl. They also have two dogs!
Lauren | Office Manager
Her favorite part about working here is the rewarding factor when she is able to gain the trust of a patient, especially the younger ones. Trust is huge in a dental office! Lauren is a boy mom with two boys, ages six and one. They also have a 12 year old black lab named Milo who completes the family. Three things you may not know about Lauren is, she plays the violin, she has jumped out of an airplane, and she was once life flighted to KU Medical Center.
Rhiannon | Front Desk/DA
Her favorite part about working here is the interactions between the patients and parents. Being able to bless children in need and get to know them makes her heart very happy! Rhiannon has 3 of her own children and they are her world. Everything they do makes her smile. You can find Rhiannon playing board games with her family or just spending time with them without electronics on the weekends. It is so nice to unplug with family over the weekend!
Sadie | Dental Assistant
Her favorite part about her job is getting to meet different people and hear their stories. She loves how funny and brutally honest kids can be. On Saturdays you’ll find her doing anything outside, especially going for walks and playing frisbee. She also enjoys going to antique stores and making quilts on the weekend. Three things you might not know about Sadie is that she took 12 years of piano lessons, she’s been making quilts since she was eight and she has at least 40 of them. She brushes her dogs’ teeth every day because 80% of dogs have gingivitis or gum disease by the age of three.
Tanna | Hygienist
Her favorite part of the job is providing a dental environment that kids are excited to return to, molding their experiences from a young age to help them achieve lifelong oral health. Tanna and her husband Matt have two beautiful babies, one daughter and one son. They are the joys of her life! On the weekend you can find her family going out to breakfast and spending time at the lake. Things you might not know about Tanna is her favorite color is black, she loves thrift shopping, and she has an obsession with buying shoes for her family.
Courtney | Dental Assistant
Courtney’s favorite part of her job here is working with the kids every day! She said that earning their trust and educating them on dental health is so rewarding. It’s so fun to see the patients get excited about their oral health! Courtney has 2 boys named Conway & Cruz. 3 things you may not know about Courtney is that she married her high school sweetheart, she was born and raised in Leavenworth, and everyone’s name (including pets) in her family starts with a “C” (which goes back to her great Grandpa. How cool!)
Jordan | Dental Assistant
Jordan’s favorite part of her job is being goofy and telling jokes to her little patients! She said that “making them laugh and smile makes my job worthwhile.” Who wouldn’t want a job where you get to hang out with the coolest kids all day?! Her favorite decade must be the 2000’s. She loves everything about those years between the music, fashion, and movies. When she’s at home, you can find her cuddling with her 4 cats! They even tell her when it’s time to cuddle.
Kaylie | Front Desk/Patient Coordinator
Kaylie’s favorite part of her job is interacting with everyone and seeing the kids smile on their face! She loves when they get to use their token and getting their prize. Kaylie and her two pups love to go swimming. They also give the best snuggles! Her dream Saturday would be doing anything outside. Kaylie loves hikes, kayaking, dog parks and swimming. Three things you may not know about her is that she was a nanny for 3 years, she has lived in Leavenworth her entire life and she has never had a cavity!
Susan | Front Desk/Patient Coordinator
Her favorite part of the job is working alongside the best coworkers. Susan loves the work environment here at Little Chompers. They all enjoy serving their patients the best they can day in and day out! She has 2 children, 4 grandkids, and another one due in January. Susan and her husband have been married for 31 years! Her favorite way to spend a Saturday is doing DYI projects with her husband and spending time with the grandkids.
Taygan | Dental Assistant
Taygan’s favorite part about her job here is interacting with the kiddos and making them laugh and smile! Her ideal Saturday would be at the race track or hanging out with her family at the lake. Taygan’s family consists of her mom, dad, brother, and grandma. They are by her side no matter what! Three things you probably didn’t know about Taygan is that her favorite color is blue, she enjoys dirt track racing, and she loves to binge-watch her favorite shows on Netflix when she has free time. Say hello to Taygan next time you’re in our office!
Lauren B.| Dental Assistant
Lauren loves living vicariously through her patients by listening to their stories, favorite hobbies and interests; and watching sibling interactions. It is definitely her favorite thing about her job! Her idea of a perfect night with her son is to go to Mongolian BBQ in Olathe where he always orders the same thing and she tries something new. If she could live in any decade, it would be the 60’s simply because of the culture, clothes and music. Lauren’s ideal Saturday consists of having a slow morning, being outdoors in nature, or just taking in the scenery on a nice drive and listening to music! Next time you are in the office, ask Lauren to share a random fact with you! It is something she enjoys; and a great way to engage and think outside of the box.
Shayla| Dental Assistant
Shayla’s favorite part of her job is building connections with patients and watching them overcome all fears of the dentist’s office. Shayla has two kids, Wyatt and Audrey, that make her smile each day! Her favorite decade is the 60’s strictly for the Rock music and of course, the Jersey Boys!! Her favorite way to spend a Saturday is by trying out new hobbies, attending a musical, singing karaoke or going to a play at the theatre in town. Did you know Shayla got a golden ticket on American Idol, or that she loves romance movies? Say hi to Shayla the next time you are in the office. She might even show you how to juggle!