Karen started her dental career in 1985 and has past experience in all areas of dentistry including chair-side dental assistant, business team member and office manager. She is now our Practice Administrator. She works closely with the doctors and the team at Excel Dental to ensure that our vision of promoting optimal oral health with exceptional patient care is always in the thoughts and actions of all our team members. Her outstanding charismatic ways and friendly smile will definitely make you feel welcome and comfortable in our office. Karen and her husband Bill live in Nixa. She has a daughter that attends OTC and a son that lives in Springfield, Missouri. Traveling to any place with warm temperature and a beach is on the top of her list. Karen enjoys watching all sports, especially the Cardinal’s baseball team. She loves to read and try her hand in gourmet cooking in her free time.