All professionals at Lexington Dental Center maintain the highest levels of accreditation and pursue ongoing education to stay abreast of the latest trends in the medical field. Read on to learn more about our staff's experience and training.
Dr. Morgan graduated from Lee's Summit High School in 1981 and Missouri Valley College in Marshall in 1985. He attended UMKC School of Dentistry graduating in 1989. He spent the next 5 years on active duty in the US Army Dental Corp stationed for most of that time in the Netherlands. He came to Lexington in 1994.
Dr. Morgan has been married to Kelly for 30 years and has one son, Andy. Dr. Morgan enjoys auto racing, vintage cars, and playing lead guitar in a rock band.
Dr. Rich was raised in Richmond, MO and graduated from Richmond High School in 2007. She completed her undergraduate degrees in Chemistry and Communication Studies at the University of Missouri-Kansas City in 2012 and then completed her Doctor of Dental Surgery degree at UMKC in 2016. Dr. Rich and her husband, Jim, spend most of their time with their daughter, Reagan, and their dogs at their home in Sibley, MO.
Kathy Leakey is our office manager and lives in Hardin. She is married to Todd and has one son.
Mone Taylor grew up and lives in Dover. She has worked in Dr. Morgan's office since 1998. Mone graduated from UMKC in 2004 with a degree in Dental Hygiene.
She is married to Josh and has 4 children. She enjoys time with her family and is active in their school activities and with the Lexington school district.
Pam Oliphant lives outside Buckner and graduated from UMKC in 1985 with a degree in Dental Hygiene. She is married to Terry and has twin daughters and a son. She enjoys camping, fishing watching her son play college baseball.
Morgan grew up in Lexington but currently resides in Higginsville, MO. She graduated in 2018 from the University of Missouri- Kansas City with her Bachelors of Science in Dental Hygiene. She is married to Chad Nuelle. She enjoys spending time with her family.
Ladonna lives in Dover with her husband and enjoys spending time with her family. She spends most of her time going to the lake and watching her grandchildren’s activities.
Jacki Miller lives in Hardin. She is married to Jeff and has 2 daughters.
Holly is from Lexington, MO and has worked as a dental assistant since 2011. She received her certification as an Expanded Functions Dental Assistant in 2013. She currently lives in Lexington, MO and spends most of her time with her husband, Jeremy, and their 2 children.
Cheri West is our receptionist and lives in Wellington. She is married to Brian and has 2 children.