Brittany Lowary – Certified Dental Assistant, Expanded Function Dental Assistant
Brittany Lowary graduated from Vatterott Community College in 2001 with her Dental Assisting Degree. She received her expanded functions through Nichols Career Center and has completed several hours of continuing education through Crown Council and Aligntech Institute. She is also certified in CPR and Laughing Gas Monitoring. Brittany has worked as a Dental Assistant with Premier Dental & Oral Health Group since 2006. She enjoys helping our patients understand their dental needs. Brittany is married with one child and enjoys spending time with her family and riding her horses in her spare time.
Geri Isom – Certified Dental Assistant, Expanded Function Dental Assistant-II
Geri was born in Jefferson City, Missouri, but moved to Alabama at age seven. Shortly after her high school graduation, where she received academic and art honors and was recognized by Who’s Who Among the United States High School Students, she moved back to her roots in mid-Missouri.
Upon her return she enrolled in Nichols Career Center in Jefferson City to fulfill her desire to become a dental assistant, a decision that was made after she faced years of orthodontic challenges herself. Four months after receiving her diploma and her certification in dental assisting and Laughing Gas monitoring, in the fall of 1990, she started working with Dr. Massie. Geri continued her dental education with training in implants, CAD/CAM dentistry (CEREC), and full-mouth reconstruction in smile designs. She has not only worked with outreach programs to improve dental health and awareness here in our local schools, but also in the outlying areas of Jamaica. In 2009 she was recognized by the international dental society, Crown Council, as dental assistant of the year. She works hard to keep abreast with the ever changing technology from Invisalign® to lasers, to give our patients the best care and caring that she can give.
Geri married her husband in 2003 and has three boys with whom she spends her off-time. They particularly enjoy spending time outdoors, camping and floating during the summer.
Cindy Massie: Bookkeeper/Administrative Assistant
Cindy is married to Dr. Massie and the proud mother of their two daughters, Siegrid and Aiyana as well as their two exchange daughters Juli who is from Columbia and Madara who is from Latvia. Cindy is a graduate of the University of Missouri at Kansas City with a Bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education. After graduation, she spent three years teaching on the Navajo Indian Reservation in Arizona. She then returned to Missouri and secured a Kindergarten teaching position with School of the Osage for several years until she became a full time stay at home mom. After both daughters entered school, she started her own business as a franchise owner for Kindermusik International.
Cindy’s business background also includes managing a franchise location of a national restaurant company while studying to complete her education degree.
She has held numerous offices of leadership as well as served as an active volunteer in schools and civic organizations in the Lake of the Ozarks community. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her family.
Erica: Dental Assistant, Expanded Function Dental Assistant
Erica Witherell has been with Premier Dental and Oral Health Group since December 2017. She moved to Missouri in 1998 from Holyoke, MA. In 2008, Erica graduated from Nichols Career Center with a Dental Assistant Degree and Missouri Expanded Functions Certifications. Erica enjoys being a part of building patients confidence by giving them a beautiful smile. She is an active member at New Life Assembly of God in Barnett where she is a youth leader and a recovery leader. Erica is happily married with 4 children and enjoys spending her extra time with them
Jamie: Patient Advocate
Jamie began her dental career right out of high school when she became a receptionist for a Pedodontist, which is where her passion for helping people began. She has been helping people in the dental & chiropractic field for the majority of her career. She joined Premier Dental & Oral Health Group team at the beginning of 2018 as the Patient Advocate. Jamie grew up in central Illinois and just outside of St. Louis. She met her husband of 30 years in Florida and they moved to the lake from Minnesota 5 years ago. She has 1 daughter and twin sons along with 1 granddaughter! She loves being with family and friends boating, kayaking and visiting the State Parks.
Jamie: Dental Hygienist
Jamie was born and raised in a small town in northeastern Oklahoma. She graduated high school as salutatorian of her class in 2008. She entered college at Missouri Southern State University as a first generation college student. Here she graduated with an Associate’s in Health Science and Dental Hygiene in 2013. Jamie started practicing dental hygiene in Oklahoma in 2013. After falling for the lake area while on a vacation, she and her family moved to mid-Missouri in 2015.
Jamie has been happily married to her husband for almost 11 years and they have one son. She loves spending her free time with her two favorite guys, being outside, feeding and watching wild birds, hanging out by a campfire, and gardening.
Jamie enjoys giving her patients a comfortable experience, helping them understand their oral health needs, and seeing her patients smile.
Kelsey: Registered Dental Hygienist
Kelsey has been a team member since November of 2017. She graduated from Missouri Southern State University in May of 2015 with a Bachelor’s in Health Science and an Associate’s in Dental Hygiene. Kelsey was a member of the Zeta Tau Alpha Fraternity and was chosen as Missouri Southern’s Outstanding Graduate of 2015. After graduation Kelsey worked in Kansas City before making her way back to the Ozarks when she married her high school sweetheart in November of 2017. Kelsey and her husband now live in Lebanon, MO with their two Australian Shepherd puppies. She is passionate about helping every patient reach their oral health goals!
Tiffany Miller: Business Administrator
Meet Tiffany Miller: After several years of spending every weekend possible at the Lake of the Ozarks while living in Columbia, MO, Tiffany and her husband moved to Lake Ozark, MO, full-time in 2011. They love the Lake, boating, Ha Ha Tonka State Park and many other fun things the lake area has to offer! And after commuting to work in Columbia for 3 years, Tiffany was happy to find a new work family at Premier Dental & Oral Health Group starting in December 2017. In her role as Business Administrator, she coordinates with Dr. Massie and his clinical team to ensure their patients are able to achieve their dental goals. Her role in that process includes scheduling, maximizing insurance benefits and identifying other financial resources for patients when necessary. Prior to joining Premier Dental, Tiffany worked as an office administrator in OB-GYN, primary care and urgent care clinics for 12 years. At Premier Dental and Oral Health Group, Tiffany has enjoyed learning a different facet of healthcare, as well as learning more about how oral health is connected to one’s overall health. Since graduated from Central Methodist University in Fayette, MO, with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration. She has also worked in human resources, banking and retail management.