Our Team

Shari Brewer

Dental Assistant

Shari has been a dental assistant for over 33 years.  She started in a private practice and was dentist-trained. After 11 years, Shari moved to corrections and was an assistant there for 16 years. In May of 2014, Shari moved back into private practice working for Gentle Healthy Smiles. In 1997, Shari completed the Academy for Advanced Radiographic Studies.  In 2003, Shari passed the Basic Skills Mastery Exam.  Shari is dedicated to her work and enjoys working hard.  She feels this is where God wants her to be and has blessed her with a wonderful staff to work with.  She is a member of the Sacred Heart Catholic Church. Shari is married to Kenny and they have four children- Alyse, Scott, Alex and Adam.

Carla Burnett

Dental Assistant

Carla has been a Dental Assistant in our office since 1986. She is certified in Dental Radiology and has successfully completed the Dental Skills Mastery Examination to perform expanded functions within the dental practice.

Carla is married with two grown children and four grandchildren.

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MaKenzie Mudd

Dental Hygienist

Tara Lewis

Dental Assistant

Tara has been a dental assistant since January of 1989. She graduated from Bryan Institute in St. Louis, MO in February of 1989.  She is certified in Dental Radiology and has completed the A.D.A. Accredited Basic Skills Mastery Examination to perform expanded functions within the dental practice.  Tara is married to her husband Brent and they have three beautiful daughters- Taylor, Gracey and Kelley. They are expecting their first grand-baby in February 2022!  Tara loves being with her patients on a daily basis, helping them with all their needs.  She also enjoys helping them feel more positive about themselves.  Tara feels truly blessed to be where she is and doing what she does.  She has a true passion for caring for the needs of others. 

Shelby Luebrecht

Dental Assistant

Shelby has been a dental assistant for 3 years.  She lives on a farm outside Bowling Green, Missouri with her husband Damon. They have been married for 3 years.  Shelby enjoys being apart of the GHS team and is looking forward to many years here.  

Becca Million

Dental Hygienist

Lisa Otis

Office Manager

Lisa has been a dental receptionist for us since 1997. Lisa handles all front office duties. She will be the one scheduling your appointment, filing your insurance and handling any insurance questions you might have, handling collections, and helping with financial payment options. Lisa has two children and one grandson. 

Sam Ebers

Dental Assistant

Sam has been dental assistant for 4 years. She attended Sate Fair Community College and then a dental assistant program in Columbia, Mo.  Sam is married to her husband, Steven and they live in Martinsburg, Mo.  Sam loves working at GHS.  She enjoys the small town atmosphere and the relationship she is able to have with her patients. 

Jamie Bergthold McCallum

Dental Assistant

​Jamie has been a certified dental assistant for over 15 years.  She graduated class president of Nichols Career Center Dental Assisting Program in Jefferson City, Missouri on May 31, 2001- during which she completed Expanded Functions training.  For 13 years, Jamie was employed by Dr. Bruce Garrett in Mexico, Missouri until his retirement. Jamie feels blessed every day for the opportunity that the Gentle Healthy Smiles team has given her to utilize and build on her current skills—focusing on patient confidence, confidence and quality dental care.  Jamie has been married to her husband Jeramie for 13 years. They enjoy hunting, fishing, canoeing, ATV riding, antiquing, home improvement projects and, most importantly, spending quality time with friends, family and their three dogs.  

Brandy Holt


Brandy has been a dental receptionist for Gentle Healthy Smiles since 2019.  She graduated from Moberly Area Community College with an Associate's Degree in Business and Office with a medical emphasis in 1994.  Her duties include scheduling appointments, filing insurance,  handling any insurance questions,  handling collections, and helping with financial payment options. Brandy is married to her husband, Jason, and has one son- Logan.