White Smiles Team

Amy Cochran – Office Manager

white-smiles-amy-blevins-office-manager-400x400Amy is a native to the Springfield area. Amy joined our dental team in 2013 and previously worked in the veterinary profession for over seventeen years. Amy enjoys spending time with her husband Kenny and their four children Jordan, Makenna, Hayden, and Kaynin. Amy’s hobbies include riding and showing gaited mules, going to her family’s sporting events and camping at the lake.

Stacy Patterson – Insurance Coordinator and Account Manager

white-smiles-stacy-paterson-receptionist-front-office-400x400Stacy was born in Oklahoma and moved to Springfield at a young age where she attended and graduated from the Willard School District. Stacy has been working in the dental field since 2006 as an Expanded Functions Dental Assistant and over the years acquired skills for account management and insurance coordinating. She is married to her high school sweetheart, Shawn, and they have 3 lovely children! When not working, they enjoy camping, hiking, fishing, and are avid sports lovers!

Andrea Vaughan – Dental Hygienist

white-smiles-andrea-vaughn-dental-hygienist-400x400Andrea grew up in St. Joseph, MO and moved to Springfield, MO in 2008. She obtained her Dental Assisting degree in 2010 from Ozarks Technical Community College and graduated in 2013 with her degree in Dental Hygiene. She is currently engaged and has one daughter. In her free time she enjoys shopping, spending time outdoors such as hunting and fishing and of course, spending time with her family. Her favorite thing about dentistry is getting the chance to build relationships with her patients and to help them maintain their oral healthcare needs.

Chelsey Thomas – Dental Hygienist

white-smiles-chelsey-thomas-dental-hygienist-400x400Chelsey was born and raised in Nixa, MO. She married her high school sweetheart in 2009 and in 2010 welcomed their son Skyler. She graduated from Dental Hygiene school in 2009 and loves to spend time outdoors with her horses and her family!

Jamie Rainey – Dental Assistant

white-smiles-jamie-rainey-denta-assistant-400x400Jamie is an Expanded Functions Dental Assistant with fifteen years of experience. She enjoys the close relationships she is able to form with her patients and the camaraderie of a close knit office environment. She is married to Eric Rainey and they have four children Dylan, Gabe, Elisa, and Eryn. She enjoys spending time with her family, especially outdoors!