Carter Inglett, Practice Coordinator
Carter joined our practice in 2018. He loves the fulfillment of encouraging a healthy lifestyle and bringing joy to our patients. He looks forward to learning about oral health and what goes into creating and maintaining healthy smiles. His past experience as a certified personal trainer gives him insight into inspiring people and helping them attain their goals. When not in the office, Carter likes playing and watching sports, including baseball and football. He enjoys lifting weights, staying active with his family, and playing with his two dogs.
“It’s not about how hard you hit, it’s about how hard you can get hit and keep moving forward. That’s how winning is done.” -Rocky Balboa
Melissa Coburn, Dental Assistant
Melissa earned her Certificate in Dental Assisting and Office Management from Concorde University in 1995. She joined our office in 2019 and has also earned certifications in CPR and Microsoft. Melissa is a member of the Community Garden of Pleasant Hill, MO, and has volunteered with our Give Kids A Smile event. She loves the chance to help people feel less anxious about having their smile worked on, and seeing the results of our treatment. She enjoys the fact that so many of her patients come from all walks of life. When not in the office, Melissa enjoys mountain bike riding, kayaking, creating wall hangers and dream catchers, traveling, camping, and riding roller coasters. She always looks forward to spending time with her four children and two grandchildren. She and her boyfriend also enjoy working with his exotic birds.
“You only live once. Just do it.”
Molli Richardson, Registered Dental Hygienist/Certified Dental Assistant
Molli completed her Associates of Applied Science in Dental Assisting in 2013. She then earned her Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene from the University of Missouri – Kansas City in 2016. She’s since earned certifications in sedation and expanded functions. She joined our team in 2017 and loves the opportunity to educate patients and motivate them to make positive changes. She looks forward to building relationships with her patients and seeing their oral health improve. She’s volunteered with Team Smile and the Missouri Mission of Mercy. Outside of the office, she enjoys watching scary movies, trying new restaurants, and visiting Union Station exhibits.
“You’re never fully dressed without a smile.” -Annie
Brittney Green, Dental Assistant
Brittney graduated with her Dental Assistant’s degree from Pinnacle Career Institute in 2019, and joined our team the same year. She loves her position because it gives her the chance to learn something new every day, and provides a great degree of personal fulfillment. Meeting with the many patients who come to our office gives Brittney opportunities to connect with a variety of different individuals, and help them protect their smiles from oral health trouble. In her free time, Brittney loves being outdoors, running and exercising, and baking.
“Kindness is free; sprinkle that stuff everywhere.”
Sarah Sluder, Dental Assistant
Sarah graduated with her CDA certification from Collin College in 2001, and earned her CPR certification in 2019. A team member since 2019, she loves connecting with patients, discussing their smile goals, and delivering care that helps them reach those goals. One of Sarah’s favorite things about her position is that she can work with a trusted team to help a variety of different patients enjoy fantastic oral health care. When she isn’t working, she loves taking short and extended trips with her family, bonding with her daughter, bike riding, and refinishing furniture.
“To the world you may be one person but to one person you may be the world.” -Taylor Hanson
Sharon Creagh, Business Manager
Sharon has a Bachelor of Science in Psychology from William Jewell College and over 20 years of experience working in the dental field. She looks forward to coming to work each and every day and loves getting to interact with new people. She delights in watching the team help patients attain the best dental health they can. Sharon is a dedicated animal shelter foster parent and loves animals. Away from the office Sharon is a mom of three grown children. Her passion is photography, and she enjoys horseback riding and traveling.
“Do what you do so well that they will want to see it again and bring their friends.” -Walt Disney
Shonte Spellman, Office Manager
Shonte received her Associate degree in Business Management from Trinidad State Junior College in 2009, and earned her Dental Assisting Certificate from Pima Medical Institute in 2011. She joined our team in 2019 and loves working for a practice where everyone shares the same vision and passion for dental care. Shonte looks forward to providing patients with a good dental experience and a great smile.
“Why fit in when you were born to stand out?” -Dr. Seuss
Schedule a Visit Today
Our team is ready to welcome you and help you enjoy a brighter, healthier smile! To schedule a consultation, call Cosmetic & Implant Dentistry of Kansas City, today at 816-897-4288.