Lisa Goin, DDS



Dentist - Saint Joseph
805 North 36th St. Suite A
Saint Joseph, MO 64506
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Our staff at the office of Dr. Goin and Dr. Neely maintain the highest levels of accreditation and pursue ongoing education to stay abreast of the latest trends in dentistry.

Lisa Goin, DDS

Dr. Lisa Goin has provided patients compassionate and comprehensive dentistry for 26 years.  Dr. Goin is native to northwest Missouri – growing up near Camden Point.  She attended college at the University of Missouri-Columbia, receiving her undergraduate Bachelor of Science degree in Animal Science.  Following that, Dr. Goin attended the University of Missouri-Kansas City where she earned her dental degree (D.D.S.).

Dr. Goin then completed an Advanced Education in General Dentistry Program with the United States Army and continued to serve 4 years as a Captain.  She received her Fellowship in the Academy of General Dentistry after completion of 500 hours of continuing education and passing their fellowship exam.

Dr. Goin supports the community through local schools, arts and community endeavors.  She and her staff assist in volunteer efforts and donations to the Second Harvest Food Bank, Pregnancy Resource Center, Noyes Home, Allied Arts Council, Missouri Western State University Arts Program and AFLCIO (“Christmas Adopt a Family”) to name a few.  Dr. Goin has volunteered annually for the “Donated Dental Services” program which provides dental care for the needy and physically compromised.

In her spare time, Dr. Goin enjoys spending time with her husband (Rick), 2 children (Tyler and Lauren) and her two dogs (Waylon & Willie).  She enjoys travelling, swimming, boating, reading and cheering for her beloved MU Tigers.

Dr. Goin is a member of:

  • Northwest Missouri Dental Society
  • Missouri Dental Association
  • American Dental Association
  • Academy of General Dentistry
  • Chamber of Commerce=


Stephanie Neely, DDS

Dr. Stephanie Neely delivers quality, dental care for beautiful smiles and lasting oral health.  She strives to build strong patient relationships and appreciates the opportunity to enhance self esteem, through restorative and cosmetic dentistry.

Born in St. Joseph  and raised in Gower, Missouri, she graduated valedictorian from East Buchanan High School.  Her honors in education continued as she graduated Suma Cum Laude from Missouri Western State University earning her Bachelor of Science Degree.  She went on to graduate Cum Laude from the University Of Missouri-Kansas City School of Dentistry receiving her DDS(Doctor of Dental Surgery) degree.  She furthered her studies through the Senior Departmental Advanced Studies in Periodontics. 

An avid learner, Dr. Neely avails herself to continuing education, staying current with innovative techniques and products.  Dr. Neely spending time with her husband, 2 small children. They are avid sports fans and enjoy many outdoor activities with family.

Dr. Neely is a member of

  • American Dental Association
  • Missouri Dental Association
  • Northwest Dental Association
  • Academy of General Dentistry
  • Chamber of Commerce
  • OKU- National Dental Honor Society (Omicron Kappa Upsilon)

Dental Hygienists


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.


Dental Assistants

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!



Front Office Staff

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.



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