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Lisa A. Goin, DDS
Stephanie Neely, DDS
Creating Beautiful Smiles
Call: (816) 232-3011

Meet The Team

Meet your Friendly Dental Team in Saint Joseph, Missouri

At the core of our St. Joseph 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.

If you would like to schedule an appointment or have any additional questions, please contact our staff today!



Ann

Registered Dental Hygienist

Ann brings 28 years of dental hygiene experience to our practice.  She has worked the last 12 years with Dr. Goin and Dr. Neely.  Her welcoming personality and individualized attention to detail assure patients they are receiving the thorough, gentle dental care they deserve.  Ann’s compassion for each patient and concern for their oral health is paramount.

Ann received her Associates degree in Dental Hygiene from North Central Technical College in Wisconsin.  She also obtained her Expanded Functions Certification which enables her to perform other tasks such as obtaining impressions, delivering local anesthetic and administering nitrous oxide.  She’s an avid learner and strives to enrich her skills through annual continuing education.

Ann is originally from Wisconsin.  She is a Green Bay Packers fan and frequently brings cheese back from visits to home.  Ann is married and has three children.  She enjoys gardening and reading.

Go Packers!


Joy

Registered Dental Hygienist


Joy has worked in dentistry for 17 years, 12 of which, are for Dr. Goin and Dr. Neely.  She received her Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene from University of Missouri-Kansas City and a Business Management Degree from Missouri Western State University.

Joy has been an integral part of our practice by building and maintaining relationships with patients over the years.  Her sincere devotion to each patient’s specific needs and commitment to their dental health is evident from the moment they sit in her dental chair.  She is very knowledgeable in all aspects of dentistry.

 Joy is wonderful at educating patients regarding their dental needs and helping them achieve the best results possible from their dental care. She enjoys an active life, participating in charity runs and Zumba.  She has 3 children and (adorable) granddaughter. Just ask her!


April

Registered Dental Hygienist


April has been a Dental Hygienist for our office for 6 years, but has been in dentistry for 10 years. She graduated from the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Dentistry in 2006 with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Dental Hygiene.  Her certification  enables her to perform additional tasks, such as administering local anesthesia and nitrous gas.

April enjoys working with people, which is evident as she greets each patient with her disarming smile and caring attitude. Her attention to detail, combined with her gentle manner, has made her a patient favorite.

In her spare time April enjoys time with family, friends, reading, cooking, and running.  She and her husband Andy have been married for 10 years and have 4 darling children, Wendy, Silas, Mallory and Issac.


Julie

Registered Dental Assistant / Expanded Functions


Julie has been a part of the team longer than anyone else.  She has worked for Dr. Goin for 14 years.  In that time, Julie has proven to be an invaluable asset to our dental practice.

Julie received her training through the United States Air Force.  Her 18 years of assisting has afforded her additional on the job training.  Julie has also obtained her Expanded Functions certification in restorative dentistry and prosthodontics which allows her to perform additional tasks.  She received certification in nitrous oxide administration as well.  Julie’s abundant knowledge and attention to detail have made her a wonderful assistant, always putting the patient’s needs first and foremost.

Julie enjoys gardening and reading, along with family time with her husband, 3 children, son in law and grandson.      


Joan

Registered Dental Assistant / Expanded Functions


Joan has worked as a dental assistant for Dr. Goin for 15 years. She brings years of experience and invaluable knowledge to our practice.  Joan has a wonderful, easy going manner which helps put our patients at ease. She is great at answering patient’s questions and making each and every patient feel comfortable.

Joan has completed her Expanded Functions certification in the area of restorative and prosthodontics which allows her to perform additional tasks. She has also received certification in nitrous oxide administration. She enjoys getting to know her patients and forming trusting relationships with them.

Joan is quite the crafter in her spare time. She has two daughters, son in law and 3 beautiful grandbabies.


Shelley

Dental Assistant

Shelley is our newest dental assistant of 5 years, however, she’s been assisting for over 8 years.  She has an Associate of Science degree and assists Dr. Goin and Dr. Neely in all phases of general dentistry.

Shelley has proven to be a wonderful asset to our practice.  She is a hard worker and great team player.  Shelley has a kind, gentle way which helps our patients feel comfortable and at ease.

She enjoys walking and crafts in her spare time.  Shelley has three children; 2 boys that she is very proud of and a baby girl that she adores. She will be quick to pull out pictures if you just ask!



Linda

Front Office


Linda has worked with Dr. Goin for over 17 years.  She has worked as both a dental assistant and front office.She is very knowledgeable and well versed with the workings of a dental practice.

Linda values our great patients and strives to help them in any way she can.  Her outgoing, friendly personality helps put our patients at ease as soon as they step into our office.  Her responsibilities include making appointments, coordinating treatment plans, and presenting financial options to patients.

Linda loves the outdoors, spending time with her grandchildren, bicycling, and visiting with neighbors.  With her husband of 35 years, she has three daughters, 3 son-in-laws, and 4 grandchildren; all of which enrich her life and bring her great joy.


Teresa

Front Desk Patient Coordinator

Teresa is one of the first faces you will see when you visit our office. She has been greeting our patients for 9 years. Her kind, welcoming personality puts patients at ease and reassures them that they have come to the right place. Teresa strives to provide exceptional customer service through her warm and caring attitude to every patient that visits our office. She enjoys meeting patients, talking  with them regarding their concerns and treatment, as well as catching up on life events.

Her responsibilities include scheduling, insurance coordination and payment reconciliation, dabbling in our practice web presence, community involvement, as well as finding ways to help our office be more efficient and patient friendly.

Teresa likes the challenge of learning new ways to best serve and communicate with our patients.

A native of Kansas City, Teresa has been married to Adrian for 27 years and has 2 sons and 1 daughter, daughter in law and the sweetest, little grandbaby girl.


Sharon

Front Desk Patient Coordinator


With a Bachelor of Science degree in Marketing from Northwest Missouri State University years of work experience in the Insurance industry, Sharon brings business and marketing experience to our practice.

She is an invaluable asset to our dental practice. She enjoys helping our patients by making appointments, formulating treatment plans and processing payments.

An avid Northwest Missouri State Alumni, she enjoys cheering on the Bearcats, swimming, boating reading, beach vacations and family fun.

Sharon is married with 2 children and 2 grandchildren.