Dental Staff

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.

Gregory M. Morgan, DDS

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.


Joan Hopkins

Joan Hopkins lives in Odessa. She graduated from Coastal Carolina Community College in 2003 with a degree in Dental Hygiene. She has worked for 13 years as a hygientist and is currently attending Wichita State to further her education.

Joan is married to Jeff and has 3 sons and 5 grand children. She is active in her church and enjoys photography and the Kansas City Royals.


Pam Oliphant

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.


Mone Taylor

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.


Andrea Tyson 

Andrea Tyson graduated from UMKC in 2016 with a degree in Dental Hygiene. Andrea lives in Independence and enjoys traveling and the outdoors.


LaDonna Philipps

LaDonna Philipps lives in Dover. She is married to Steve and has 3 children and 6 grandchildren.


Kathy Leakey

Kathy Leakey is our office manager and lives in Hardin. She is married to Todd and has one son.


Cheri West

Cheri West is our receptionist and lives in Wellington. She is married to Brian and has 2 children.


Jackie Miller

Jackie Miller lives in Hardin. She is married to Jeff and has 2 daughters.