Our Team

We are proud of our team members and the way they serve our patients

We invite you to read about their backgrounds and what makes each one on our team so unique. Our team is what makes the difference in our dental practice. When you have a good experience with a team member, we also invite you to leave your feedback using this form or leave a review on Google or our Facebook page. Thank you!

Shelly Wheeler

Registered Dental Hygienist


Shelly is a Registered Dental Hygienist. She has worked for Dr. Curry for 12 years and has been in dentistry for 31 1/2 yrs. She spent the first 11 1/2 as an assistant and the next 20 as RDH. She likes to spend time her family. Her hobbies include cake decorating, yard work and gardening.

Lori Brown

Registered Dental Hygienist


Lori has been working as a Registered Dental Hygienist for 27 years in private and public dentistry. She graduated from the University of Missouri-Kansas City with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Dental Hygiene. Lori joined our practice two years ago. Lori and her husband David have been married 21 years and have two children. She enjoys cooking, spending time with family and friends.

Hillary Dietz

Registered Dental Hygienist


Hillary is a registered dental hygienist at Dr. Curry and Dr. Taylor’s Dental Office. As a native of St. Joseph, she attended St. Joseph Christian School and then spent two years at Missouri Western State University pursuing a career in art, but later realized she was meant for the field of dentistry. Soon after receiving her dental hygiene degree from North Central Missouri College, she was privileged to join this practice in 2012 and has thoroughly enjoyed both the patients and staff. Her favorite things outside of work are cooking, experiencing different cultures, going on long walks, and serving alongside her husband at their church. She looks forward to continuing to get to know and serve her patients.

Miranda Anderson

Registered Dental Hygienist


Miranda has been a registered dental hygienist for 3 years and started her career with Dr. Curry after college. She has been married to husband, Eric for 3 years. When she is not caring for hygiene patients, she enjoys spending time with my family, reading, exercising and loving on her dog.

Amy Ingram

Dental Assistant


Amy and Joe have been married for 24 years and reside in Savannah, MO. They have two girls; Hannah is 20 years old and is a junior at the University of Missouri – Columbia Accounting School, and Sarah is a senior at Savannah High School and will soon be attending massage therapy school. Amy enjoys spending time with her girls, takings rides on the Harley and exercising. Amy loves being a dental assistant and looks forward to seeing new faces daily.

Jamin Fisher

Dental Assistant


Jamin is one of the dental assistants for Dr. Curry & Taylor. She has been in dental assisting for 16 years. Her duties include assisting the doctor’s chairside, ordering product for the office and keeping equipment in working order. She is always looking for a new way to perform her job, whether it be technology, in techniques or material that enhance patient care.

Nancy Duggins

Patient Care Coordinator


Nancy worked for Dr. Henry Fricke for 34 years and joined Drs. Curry and Taylor in June of 2012. Nancy and her husband Tom have been married for 36 years and have 2 grown children. She enjoys gardening, reading, traveling and volunteering at Church.

Patricia Oliver

Front Desk


Patricia brings 20+ years of customer service experience to Drs. Curry and Taylor. She and her husband, David, have been married for 18 years and have two children; Zachary (15 years) and LeeAnna (12 years). Patricia enjoys crafting, gardening, reading and spending as much time with her family has she can. She is an active participant in her church, including the praise and worship band, and her local community. Patricia hopes to bring as much happiness as she can into the lives of the people she meets through God’s word.