I'm Kim, your friendly dental hygienist here at Central Dental Care. My education in the dental field began in 1992 when I graduated from Nicholas Career Center as a Certified Dental Assistant. After a few years as a chairside assistant I decided to further my education. I earned my Registered Dental Hygienist degree from State Fair Community College in 2005. Altogether I've been with Dr.Grundstrom- Joost since 1995. My husband and I, along with our 2 daughters and one granddaughter, live here in Jefferson City.
Hello, I'm Donna, dental assistant for Dr. Grundstrom- Joost. I'm a Jefferson City native and graduated from Helias High School in 1977. I went on to graduate from Nichols Career Center earning the credentials Certified Dental Assistant in 1978. I started with Dr. Grundstrom- Joost in 1998 and went on to study and receive the certification Expanded Function Dental Assistant in 2004. I really enjoy my job and getting to know our patients, therefore helping them to have a great dental experience. My husband, Randy and I have 4 children and 3 grandchildren. In my spare time I enjoy spending time with my family, being on the river and helping my husband on the family farm.
I'm Connie Jo, I will be the one to greet you when you walk in the door. I'm a 2001 Blair Oaks graduate and a 2003 graduate from Nichols Career Center program of dental assisting and joined Dr.GrundstromJoosts team shortly after. I am Certified Dental Assistant and have studied and earned the credentials, Expanded Function Dental Assistant in 2004. I have been in the administrative position now for 3 years and I enjoy learning new things and working as team. My husband and I live in Taos, MO. with our 3 sons. I enjoy spending time with school activities, camping and being at the Lake of the Ozarks with my family.
Hi, I'm Shelia. I started my dental journey in 1990, training and working with the same dental practice for 20 years. During that time I earned my Expanded Function Dental Assistant Credentials. I found my strengths in administrative work as well and continue to do that full time. I have been with Dr. Joost since 2010. I have 4 children and 2 grandchildren. Originally from Chicago, IL. I now call Missouri, home. I love spending my free time being a grandma and taking care of my animals.
I'm Lindsey and you will usually find me chairside assisting Dr.Grundstrom-Joost. I got into dentistry soon after graduating from Jefferson City High School in 2008. Training with Dr.Grundstrom-Joost, and earning my Expanded Function Dental Assistant credentials in 2015. My fiance, daughter and I live in Jefferson City. I spend a lot of my down time with friends and family at the Lake of the Ozarks and loving my cats and dogs.
Hello, I'm Diana. I was born and raised here in Jefferson City and reside just up the road in Columbia, MO. I'm a 1992 graduate of Nichols Career Center- Dental Assisting earning the credentials Certified Dental Assistant through Dental Assisting National Board (DANB). I have recently rejoined the Central Dental Care team in 2017 having worked 1993-1999 previously. I love my job as I get to do a little bit of everything from chairside to front office, wherever I'm needed. I have 2 sweet kiddos who are in many activities. So when I'm not at work I'm usually at softball, tennis or basketball, and I love every minute of it!