304 E. Jackson Street, Building 4A | Willard, MO 65781 (417) 742-2555

Meet the Staff at Ernest E. Curry & James C. Jordan, D.D.S., L.L.P.

Robin: Administrative Assistant

Robin, a transplant from Arizona moved here to Springfield, MO. in 2014 with her husband, that is from Springfield but has been in Arizona for the last 20 years.

She has three children, ages 32, 29 and 16.  Her youngest son is visually impaired and belongs to the St. Louis foundation for the blind.  She has three dogs, that her husband says she loves more than him.  She has been in the healthcare field since 1993.

In her spare time, her hobbies are spending time with family and friends and boating at their lake house on Table Rock Lake.

Suzanne: Administrative Assistant

Suzanne has worked as a detail oriented, problem focused and dedicated dental front desk professional for 13 years. She is proud to be part of our dental office family and truly enjoys applying her skills to help support the doctors, staff and especially our patients.

She and her husband Ken have 2 wonderful children, Candice and Cody as well as 1 beautiful granddaughter, Kendall. They enjoy spending most of their time outdoors; camping, grilling, kayaking, swimming, biking and going to Springfield & St. Louis Cardinals games as often as possible with family and friends.

Kim: R.D.H.

Kim has worked at the office since 1988. She graduated in 1987 from Missouri Southern State College in Joplin with a degree in Dental Hygiene and is an active member of the Greater Springfield Dental Hygiene Association. Kim is a member of the American Dental Hygiene Association and splits her time at the office between clinical dental hygiene and administrative duties at the front desk.

She is also a licensed paramedic and volunteers with the Ash Grove Fire Department. Kim is married to David and has two children, Jacob and Aiden.

Karla: R.D.H.

Karla has enjoyed practicing dental hygiene since graduating from Missouri Southern State College in 1984. She enjoys teaching patients how to achieve a healthy smile that will last a lifetime and it is her goal for patients to not only enjoy but to look forward to their preventive dental visits.

Karla enjoys golfing, gardening, scuba diving, snow skiing, scrapbooking, traveling and spending time with her husband Ronnie and their 3 dogs.

Judy: C.D.A.

Judy is a certified dental assistant and has worked with Dr. Powell for over 30 years.  She graduated from Graff Vo-tech Dental assisting program in 1979 and worked for Dr. Powell until he retired in 2015.

She is a native of Southwest Missouri and enjoys the family atmosphere of our office.  She strives to treat each patient like they are family.

Tami: C.D.A.

Tami is a Certified Dental Assistant and has been on staff for over 30 years.  She enjoys getting to know patients and making their appointment time as comfortable as possible.

Tami enjoys spending time with her husband and dogs at the lake.  Tami enjoys cake decorating and has decided that is what she wants to do when she grows up.

Anita: E.F.D.A.

Anita is an expanded functions dental assistant, she graduated from the OTC Dental Assisting Program in 1987 and began working with Dr. Powell at that time.

After marrying Bryan in 1990, they relocated to Texarkana AR-TX where they lived for 19 years.  Anita continued her dental assisting career as a registered dental assistant in Texarkana.  In August of 2009, they moved back to Ash Grove and Anita is happy to be back with the dental office in which she began her dental career.

Anita is a wife and proud Mom of two wonderful children, Kayla & Cody.  She enjoys gardening, cake decorating, and watching her children participate in car shows.