The Magnolia Family Dental Team

Michele Reeves, Business Administrator

Michele loves working alongside her talented and caring coworkers. She sees her patients as part of the family and enjoys that they feel so comfortable when visiting the office. Her hobbies include hiking, road trips, sporting events, and spending time with her two sons, Matt and Ryan, and her daughter-in-law Cindy. Michele graduated in 1986 from Missouri College with a dental assisting certification. She has also earned her National Board certification, expanded functions dental assistant certification, she is a registered dental assistant and has her CPR certification. Michele was a chairside assistant for seventeen years and then she became a dental assistant Instructor at Missouri College for twelve years, where she received numerous achievement awards before joining our team in June 2015. Michele is a member of the American Dental Assistants Association, and she also volunteers with Give Kids A Smile and the Missouri Mission of Mercy. “Do not limit your challenges, challenge your limits”

Lindsey Mueller, Business Assistant

Lindsey enjoys spending time with her family every chance she gets. She is married to her best friend Jon. They have 2 children, Noah & Lucy. Lindsey is cross trained and has transitioned to the business side of Magnolia Dental. She loves having the opportunity to explain treatment to patients and to answer any questions they may have about their dental insurance coverage. She graduated from Missouri College in 2015 with a certification in dental assisting. She joined our team in April 2017. Lindsey is certified in nitrous and sedation, CPR and radiation and safety and general chairside. “Everything happens for a reason.”

Lindy Gleason, Dental Hygienist

Lindy is a native of St Louis, Mo. In fact, she used to walk up to our plaza, Green Tree Center, as a child with her sisters and friends to go to Dairy Queen (which is Oberweis now). She enjoys her time with her husband and two boys. They enjoy spending their time hiking and exploring, game nights and just being together. Lindy’s passion for the dental field started when she went to Missouri College in 1989 where she earned her dental assisting certification. She also has earned her certification in expanded functions dental assisting during her years as an assistant. Lindy furthered her dental education when she went back to earn her Dental Hygiene license from St Louis Community College at Forest Park in 2015. She is licensed in infiltration anesthesia, block anesthesia, nitrous oxide administration and certified in laser and oral sedation dentistry as well as CPR. Lindy joined our Magnolia team in January 2023. She enjoys getting to know her patients and educating them to achieve goals of overall health with oral hygiene being part of that process. Lindy loves when patients become comfortable and enjoy coming into the office.

Diane Callier, Dental Hygienist

Diane was born in St Louis and has never left. She spends every weekend with her best friend Jim at their farm. She loves the outdoors, but also enjoys her time indoors creating greeting cards and jewelry. Diane joined our team in 2008 as a temporary hygienist and then became a permanent part time team member in October 2019. She graduated with an Associate’s degree in Dental Hygiene in 1989 and later returned to earn her degree in Applied Science as a Registered Nurse. Diane is licensed in local and block anesthesia, along with nitrous oxide administration and CPR. She took a break from full time hygiene and worked two days a week when she was asked to be an examiner as part of a NIH study on Periodontal Disease. Diane did this three days a week and was part of the team that included other examiners from Harvard and NYU. The study lasted for 3 1/2 yrs. She saw this as an opportunity that she could use both her dental hygiene and nursing education and could not say no. Diane strives to make every dental appointment a pleasant experience and shows compassion with all of her patients.

Nicole Atherton, Dental Hygienist

Nicole and her husband, Prestyn, were born and raised in Wichita, KS. The two recently moved to the city due to job relocation for Prestyn and are having fun exploring a new place. Nicole quickly found a home at Magnolia Dental and has fallen in love with St. Louis since being here. Nicole first went to community college to pursue college volleyball and after that found passion for the dental field and graduated from Wichita State University with a Bachelors in Dental Hygiene. She was a practicing hygienist at a local pediatric office in Wichita and has been active in coaching and playing sports throughout her life. She enjoys spending time with her husband as well as being with family and loving on all their nieces and nephews. They are excited to one day start a family of their own. Nicole enjoys bringing positivity to peoples day and to get them excited about their oral health again. She enjoys forming new relationships, teaching patients about oral hygiene and learning something new from everyone she meets. “You can do anything if you’re willing to give up the belief that you can’t”

Bridget Sirtak, Dental Assistant

Bridget enjoys working in her yard, and volunteering at parish functions. She has been married to her husband Jeff since 1986.. Bridget enjoys spending time with her daughter Alicia, son in law John, her son Brandon, daughter in law Kayla and her grandchildren, Emmy, Henry, Carter, William & Adeline. She loves offering chairside assistance to her patients, and enjoys the opportunity to get to know them better, become friends, and forge long lasting relationships. Having graduated from Meramec Community College with a dental assisting certification in 1980, Bridget went on to earn her certification in CPR, and as an expanded functions dental assistant, before joining our team in February 2015. “Life has no remote; you gotta get up and change it yourself”