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”
Tracee White, Business Assistant
Tracee strives to make all patient experiences as smooth as possible. She has worked in the dental field since 2017 and joined the Magnolia team in January 2022. Tracee and her husband, David enjoy their time with family and friends at their cabin when they have free time. She has two daughters and one grandchild. Tracee’s bucket list includes a visit to YellowStone National Park.
Denise Schwarzbach, Dental Hygienist
Denise enjoys biking, camping, backpacking, kayaking, friends and her 4 sons. Denise joined our team in April 2011. She graduated from Forest Park Community College with her Dental Hygiene degree. She also earned certifications in infiltration anesthesia, Block anesthesia nitrous oxide and Periodontal Therapy. She is passionate about educating our patients how to improve their oral health as well as connecting oral health to their overall general health. Her reward is partnering with them to obtain healthier conditions. “If you have the power to make someone happy, do it. The world needs more of that.”
Amanda Miller, Dental Hygienist
Amanda moved here from Kansas City in 2020 and is enjoying getting to know St. Louis. She loves spending time with her husband and dog, traveling, crafting, and being outdoors. Healthful cooking and overall fitness and longevity are very important to her. Amanda loves her career as a dental hygienist and enjoys creating beautiful and confident smiles for each of her patients. Amanda joined our team in March 2022. As your dental hygienist, Amanda will work closely with you to maintain your oral health or to get you back on track! Making patients feel comfortable and valued is extremely important to her and she makes all patients feel at ease. She received her Bachelor’s degree from the University of Central Missouri in Hospitality and an Associate of Applied Science in Dental Hygiene from Johnson County Community College. Amanda also has her Personal Training Certification from the National Academy of Sports Medicine. “I am beginning to learn that it is the sweet, simple things of life which are the real ones after all.”
Sandy Madalena, Dental Hygienist
Sandy is a native of St. Louis, MO. Sandy met her husband in 1996 when he sat in her dental chair. They are blessed with one daughter who is in the high school AFJROTC program and is excited to see where her dreams will soar. She enjoys spending time with her family and pets, cycling, DIY projects, movies, gardening, the great outdoors, music and going to concerts. Sandy graduated from St. Louis Community College at Forest Park in 1995. She is licensed in infiltration anesthesia, nitrous oxide administration and certified in laser and oral conscious sedation dentistry. Being able to work together with her patients to achieve their goals for overall health and a healthy smile is her favorite part of her job. She’s at her happiest when helping others whether it be in the office or in her day to day endeavors.
Diane Callier, Dental Hygienist
Diane enjoys crafting, especially creating greeting cards and jewelry. She spends every weekend with her best friend Jim at their farm. Diane joined our team in 2008 when she would fill in as a hygienist and then became a permanent team member in October 2019. She graduated from Forest Park in 1988 with an Associate’s degree in Dental Hygiene and later returned to earn an additional degree in Applied Science as a Registered Nurse. Diane is certified in local and block anesthesia, along with nitrous oxide administration. She strives to make every dental appointment a pleasant experience and she is very compassionate with her patients.
Bridget Sirtak, Dental Assistant
Bridget enjoys working in her yard, and volunteering at parish functions. She has been married to her husband Jeff for over 33 years. 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. 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”
Lindsey Mueller, Dental Assistant
Lindsey enjoys spending time with her family every chance she gets. She is married to her best friend Jon and they had their first child, Noah, in January 2021. Lindsey loves the opportunity to give her patients great smiles. 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.”
Alyssa Stout, Dental Assistant
Alyssa joined our team in June 2022. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her boyfriend Matthew, along with her family and friends. Alyssa loves to kayak and float. They try to travel as often as time allows. As a child, Alyssa enjoyed going to the dentist, and in her late teen years, she became interested in the dental field and decided to pursue a career as a dental assistant so she could help others feel their most confident self, like she felt when leaving the dental office. Alyssa is excited to learn alongside her new team and start her career in the dental field.