Staley Dental Arts – Our Staff

Our Team Mission

Staley Dental Arts is your one-stop shop for any dental issues you may have. We provide not only general dentistry, but also pediatric and cosmetic dentistry so that we can suit your specific needs better. Rest assured that every visit will be a pleasant and relaxing experience for you.

Meet Our Staff

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Bernadette is our Treatment Coordinator and also works in the front office. Bernadette was born and raised in the South. She came to Kansas City in 1996. She has worked multiple aspects in the dental front office for over 25 years. We are excited that she joined our office in early 2019.

She has 3 grown sons and 7 grandchildren. She loves reading, movies, traveling and anytime she can spend with her grandchildren.

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Nancy was born and raised in Iowa. She moved to Missouri in 2012. She has been the Office Manager at Staley Dental Arts since 2017.

Nancy will be working off-site as she is now taking care of her mother out of state. She will still be helping remotely, so you can still count on her to be a big help.

Outside of the office, Nancy spends her time gardening and any other outside activities she can find to do. She also loves spending time reading her favorite books.

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Sara is our Certified Dental Assistant. Sara was born and raised in Missouri. She attended Penn Valley Community College for their dental assisting program and graduated in 2016. She has worked in our office since 2017.

Sara lives in the Northland and has three pets. An Australian shepherd mix, named Sugar and two guinea pigs. She loves writing calligraphy and collects enamel pins as a hobby.

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Vy is one of our Registered Dental Hygienist. Vy was born in California and moved to the Kansas City area when she was 11 years old. She has lived in the Northland for the last 15 years. She graduated from the Dental Hygiene Program at UMKC in 2017. She has worked in our office since early 2019.

She enjoys running, trying out new restaurants and just lounging around the house.



Donica is a registered hygienist. She is originally from New Jersey and moved to the KC area in 2010. She has over 30 years chairside patient experience. She is married and lives in Smithville. In her free time she likes to restore items that other people get rid of or no longer want.

We are pleased to have her join us after the office was able to reopen in the Spring of 2020.

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