CONNIE, Dental Assistant
Connie is our head dental assistant. She graduated Concorde Career College for Dental Assisting in 1995 and has been been at Crossroads Dentistry since then. Connie looks forward to meeting new patients and especially seeing patients that has been with the practice for as long as she has. Her hobbies include fishing, camping outdoors, and riding around on her Harley.
ABDUL, Front Office Manager
Abdul has been in the dental field since 1998. He graduated in 2005 with a B.D.S Degree from Baghdad, Iraq. In 2009 he received his National Board Certification in Dental Assisting and in Expanded Functions.
He has been at Crossroads Dentistry since 2008, and has been our Front Office Manager since 2013. Abdul enjoys every aspect of dentistry and with is knowledge and training is very experienced in the field.
Abdul is also fluent in Arabic. On his free time you can find him either working on car’s or busy with his family, he is the father of three boys.
VIENNA, Registered Dental Hygienist
Vienna has been in the dental field since 1996. She became a CA Registered Dental Assistant in 1998, and a CA Registered Dental Hygienist in 2005. She graduated with an Associates Degree in General Science in 2003 and in Dental Hygiene in 2005. She finished her Bachelor of Science Degree in Dental Hygiene in 2009, where she received the Sigma Phi Alpha National Dental Hygiene Honor, and graduated with honors from New York University. She completed a residency at both the UCLA and NYU Dental schools.
She is a licensed hygienist in California, New York, Kansas, and Missouri. She is also an active member of the American Dental Hygiene Association.
She moved to Kansas City in 2011 and has been at Crossroads Dentistry since. She is fluent in Tagalog (Filipino), lives to travel, is a 'fat kid' at heart, and is rocking climbing way too much.
Ask for her: Monday 9 am - 5 pm, Tuesday to Thursday 7 am - 5 pm, and Friday 7 am - 2 pm.
ALI, Front Office and Back Office Auxiliary
Ali joined the Crossroads Dentistry team in February 2015 as a part time assistant. She is studying at UMKC dental school, part of the graduating class of 2019. As a student, Ali has held leadership positions with the Pre Dental Society and enjoys volunteering with Smile Academy, Give Kids a Smile, and Smiles Change Lives. She is passionate about dentistry because it had a positive impact on her life, and she wants to help our patients have wonderful dental experiences and healthy smiles.
Ali grew up in St Louis figure skating and has been coaching for over 6 years. In her free time, Ali enjoys outdoors adventures, trying new foods, and traveling the world.
SASHA, Dental Assistant
Sasha assists Dr. Dan in all aspects of restorative dentistry. She finished her Dental Assisting Course in Olathe in 2010. Sasha participates in the Kansas Mission of Mercy. She is very passionate about the dental field and loves patient interaction. She looks forward to getting to know all of our wonderful patients.
She lives in Waldo with her husband, their son. In her free time she enjoys family time and road trips. She is currently training for the Kansas City Marathon.
LANA, Front Office Assistant
Lana joined the Crossroads Dentistry Team July 2015 as a part time front office assistant. She enjoys Dentistry and is growing and learning new and exciting skill sets. She graduated with a Bachelors of Computer Science at the University of Al rafidain in Baghdad in 2000, Computer Software Technology from KCKCC in 2014, and will be graduating with a Computer Software Engineering Degree from KCKCC in 2016.
She lives in Kansas City with her husband and their three sons. In her free time she enjoys hanging out, working out, and cooking.
STEPHANIE, Registered Dental Hygienist
Stephanie graduated in 2009 from Des Moines Community College and was the Vice President of her Dental Hygiene Class. She is a licensed hygienist in Colorado and Missouri. She moved to Kansas City in 2011. We are very lucky to have her part-time at CRUD on Thursday, but she works full-time with a Periodontist in South KC.
She enjoys yoga, hiking, traveling, and spending time with her dogie. She grew up doing martials arts and is from a family of 7 in Des Moines, Iowa.
Ask for her: Tuesdays 1 pm - 6 pm and Thursday 11 am - 7 pm.
DELMY, Front and Back Office Dental Assistant
Delmy is a graduate from Concorde Career College in the Spring of 2016. She finished her ex-ternship at Crossroads Dentistry and was hired shortly after. She has been interested in dentistry since a young age, and hopes to continue her education further into Dental Hygiene.
She is fluent in Spanish and on her free time enjoys going to new places and different ethnic foods. Delmy has a son and is recently engaged. Family and teeth are very important in her life.
LULU, Front and Back Office Assistant
Lulu graduated with honors from Concorde Carer College the fall of 2016, she started at Crossroads Dentistry shortly after her externship. She has been intrested in dentistry since childhood and is very excited to start her career in dentistry.
She grew up in Des Moines, Iowa and moved to KCMO in 2013 when she got married. She enjoys spending time with her daughter and visiting with family in her home town.
CARRIE, Dental Anxiety Therapist
Carrie has been treating anxiety related symptoms for over a decade. She received her doctoral degree in clinical health psychology from the University of Missouri – Kansas City in 2005. She then joined the Air Force as a commissioned officer where she began her path toward treating those who suffer from anxiety related symptoms.
She is available to assist patients who find dental visits to be overwhelming and anxiety provoking. She does so by utilizing a variety of different techniques scientifically proven to successfully treat dental fears. Carrie also owns her own private practice as well as a retail store in the Crossroads neighborhood. She lives in midtown with her large family and enjoys anything that has to do with traveling and spending time outdoors.
For more information, you can contact her directly or discuss your needs with Dr. Fleming and his team.
CLAUDIA, Registered Dental Hygienist
Claudia graduated in 2016 from Ozarks Technical community College, Springfield, MO and was the President of her dental hygiene class.
She is fluent in Spanish and on her free time she likes to workout, hike, travel, and spend time with family and friends.
Ask for her: Tuesdays - Thursday 7 am - 7 pm.
MARESSA, Front Office Assistant
Maressa is attending Johnson County Community college and pursuing a degree in Dental Hygiene. Dentistry peaked her interest when she was very young. She enjoys working with kids and is excited to see where this career will take her.
In her free time you'll probably can find her with her family celebrating and enjoying life together. She loves to travel and is up to trying new things.