|Magan - Financial Coordinator: |
Magan joined Joplin Dental Arts in June of 2009. She assists our patients with financing and maintaining their dental benefits, and helping patients through their dental needs. Magan graduated from Joplin High School. She and her son Mason reside here in Joplin.
|Diana - Assistant: |
Diana is a Registered, Certified and Expanded Functions dental assistant. She joined the Joplin Dental Arts team in the Spring of 2010. Her educational experience allows her to treat patients by performing certain procedures for the dentist, just as a physicians assistant performs certain procedures for the physician. Diana?s education has been tested and approved by the American Dental Association, and the Dental Assistants National Board. She has assisted in general practice dentistry for over twenty years. Her genuine care for patients is one of her strong attributes. Along with her full-time dental assisting position, she is in her fourth year of co-teaching the Dental Assisting Program at Franklin Tech at Missouri Southern State University. Diana attended MSSU and received her teaching certificate from Central Missouri State University in Warrensburg. Her continuing education keeps her current on all phases of new technology in dentistry.
|Jill - Hygienist: |
Jill lives in Carl Junction with her husband David and kids Dylan and Lily. She has been a registered dental hygienist since 1998 after graduating from MSSU with a BS in Biology and an Associates in Dental Hygiene. Jill has been with Dr. Kivett since 2004. She enjoys spending time with family, going to sporting events. (She loves the MU Tigers!) Jill attends the College heights Christian Church.
|Sonya - Hygienist: |
Sonya graduated from Carl Junction, MO high school and then attended Missouri Southern State College (now MSSU), graduating in 1993 with an Associates Degree in Dental Hygiene. She later went on to finish her Bachelor?s Degree in Health Science. Sonya has practiced Dental Hygiene since 1994 and says it?s a very rewarding career. She enjoys volunteering at the Community Clinic in Joplin, helping clean children?s teeth and placing sealants. Sonya?s favorite pastime is spending time with family and friends, preferably somewhere tropical! She has been married since 1994 and has a daughter, Macee Kate, and a son, Fischer. They keep her busy, but by far are her favorite two little people to spend time with!