Dental Staff

General Dentist in St. Louis, MO

Healthy beautiful smiles are our specialty. Our team is dedicated to helping you achieve the smile you've always wanted, along with the excellent oral health you need to keep it that way.

  • William K. Whitson, DMD
    St Louis, MO Dentist

    Concord Dental Group

    Dr. Whitson grew up mainly in St. Louis, MO but also lived in Maryland for several years. He attended Syracuse University in New York where he received a bachelors degree in Mathematics with a minor in Management, graduating in 1990. Next, he received his Doctor of Dental Medicine from Southern Illinois University - Edwardsville in 1996. After dental school, Dr. Whitson completed a one year General Practice Residency Program at St. John's Mercy Medical Center in St. Louis, MO and then was accepted into an Implant Fellowship at Southern Illinois University - Edwardsville School of Dental Medicine which he completed in 1999. He is a member of the American Dental Association, Missouri Dental Association, Greater St. Louis Dental Society, American Academy of Implant Dentistry, and the International Congress of Oral Implantologists (ICOI).

    Dr. Whitson and his wife Michelle were married in 2001. They have three children; Tanner, Tyler, and Jacob.

  • Stefan J. Wilkes, DMD
    St Louis, MO Dentist

    Concord Dental Group

    Dr. Wilkes grew up in Greenville, South Carolina.  He attended College of Charleston in South Carolina where he received his Bachelor of Science degree in biology.  He then received his Doctor of Dental Medicine degree in 2018 from the Medical University of South Carolina.  Next, Dr. Wilkes continued with his General Practice Residency at the Dental College of Georgia at Augusta University before joining Carolina Smiles in Spartanburg, South Carolina in July of 2020.  We were lucky enough for him and his family to relocate to his wife’s hometown of St. Louis in May of 2023, and join Concord Dental Group.  Dr. Wilkes is a member of American Dental Association, Academy of General Dentistry, Omicron Kappa Upsilon, International Congress of Oral Implantologists, and American Academy of Implant Dentistry.

    Dr. Wilkes met his wife Kelsey in college and married in 2019.  They have 1 son, James and their first child, a chocolate lab, Maggie.  Dr. Wilkes enjoys cooking, fishing, woodworking, cycling, snow skiing, and hiking.  He is excited to join the St. Louis sports fan base and attend some of our great games.

  • Heather - Office Manager/Treatment Coordinator

    Heather was almost born and raised at Concord Dental Group. She has been a patient here since she was 3 years old and has worked here since 1994. She loves to talk with our patients and help them with their insurance and financing options, but her biggest responsibility is making sure every patient receives exceptional care during their entire visit.

    Heather and her husband Matt live in Affton with their two dogs, Bear and Addie. When they are not working they spend their free time boating at Bull Shoals Lake, traveling in their camper, four wheeling, and hanging out with family and friends.

  • Kara - Treatment Coordinator/Marketing

    Kara earned her Bachelor of Social Work from Missouri State University.  She worked in her field for five years before joining Concord Dental Group in December of 2020.  She brings several years of prior customer service experience.  Kara truly enjoys meeting and interacting with our patients each day in person and over the telephone.

    Kara grew up in the area.  She was born and raised in St. Louis.  In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her husband Matt, son Tommy, and goldendoodle.  She also enjoys cheering on our St. Louis sports teams and the Kansas City Chiefs.

  • Courtney - Front Office

    Courtney worked in the dental field as an orthodontist assistant prior to joining Concord Dental Group in August of 2022.  She brings this prior dental knowledge and interest in the dental world to the office.  She enjoys interacting with all of our patients.

    Courtney lives in Oakville with her husband, Franko and their 2 dogs, Cesar and Duke.  She enjoys shopping and eating out at restaurants in her free time.

  • Melanie - Front Office

    Melanie graduated from Lincoln University in Jefferson City with a degree in Business Administration.  Prior to joining our office, she did administrative work at a local school district.  She joined the practice in November of 2022.  What she likes most about her job is interacting with the patients.

    Melanie married the love of her life in 1998.  She lives in South County with her husband, 2 children, and dog Ruby.  When When she is not in the office, she enjoys gardening, cooking, and reading.

  • Janice - Dental Hygienist

    Janice has spent over 30 years in the dental field, fortunately she has shared much of that time and experience here at Concord Dental Group; she has been with us since 2000.  She loves helping our patients achieve healthy, beautiful smiles.

    Janice is an Illinois native and now lives in Columbia, IL. She has 2 grown sons and 2 grandchildren that she enjoys spending time with. She is active in scuba diving and has traveled as far as Indonesia to explore the oceans.

  • Lisa - Dental Hygienist

    Lisa graduated from the St. Louis Community College at Forest Park, Dental Hygiene Program in 1989. She joined Concord Dental Group in 2016.

    Lisa was born and raised in St. Louis. She now resides in Kirkwood with her husband, Greg, 2 dogs and 3 cats. She has 2 grown children, Caitlin and Corbin. Lisa is an avid animal lover. In her down time she enjoys reading, running, walking, and working out. She also loves to spend time at her farm in North East Missouri with her husband, father-in-law and dogs!

  • Stacy - Dental Hygienist

    Stacy graduated from St. Louis Community College at Forest Park in 2004 with an Associate Degree of Applied Science in Dental Hygiene.  She brought 19 years of experience with her when she joined the Concord Dental Group team in October of 2023.

    Stacy is a Sunset Hills native and continues to reside in the area with her husband, 2 boys, and dog.  She loves to travel and won't pass up an opportunity to go deep sea fishing.  She also enjoys cheering on her boys at their wrestling matches and football games.

  • Mary Ann - Dental Assistant

    Mary Ann originally started at Concord Dental Group in 1982, but left in 1989 to work at St. Louis Children's Hospital Dental Office for 10 years. Thankfully she came back to us in 1999 and continues to share her expertise in comforting our smallest patients and their parents.

    Mary Ann was born and raised in the city of St. Louis and now lives in Affton with her husband of over 30 years, John. She has two grown children, Adam and Taylor, and likes to cheer on the St. Louis Cardinals

  • Angie - Dental Assistant

    Angie received her B.A. at Webster University in 1998 and worked in the digital graphics and printing field for 12 years. She switched her career to the dental field and graduated from Missouri College with a certificate in Dental Assisting in 2011. Angie is excited to be a part of the Concord Dental Group team.

    Angie was born and raised in St. Louis and currently resides in the City of St. Louis with her husband, Nick and 3 children; Andrew, Evelyn and Lillian.  She enjoys baking, crocheting and hiking in our beautiful Missouri parks.

  • Tanner - Dental Assistant

    Tanner graduated from Kirkwood High School in 2021.  He is attending the University of Redlands in Redlands California with a major in Chemistry and considering continuing to dental school.  Tanner spends his summers with us assisting both doctors and the hygienists.  He has enjoyed learning more about all aspects of dentistry and how the office works and runs.

    In his free time Tanner enjoys playing water polo, working out, eating, and just plain old chilling out.

  • Erin - Expanded Functions Dental Assistant

    Erin received her Associate of Applied Science in Dental Assisting at Ozarks Technical Community College in Springfield, Missouri in 2017.  She has a license for Expanded Functions Orthodontics, Expanded Functions Fixed Prosthodontics, Expanded Functions Removable Prosthodontics, Expanded Functions Restorative I, and Expanded Functions Restorative II.  She started her career in Nixa and then Farmington Missouri before joining our team in 2024.  With Erin’s advanced training she is able to complete some of the tasks previously completed by Dr. Whitson and Dr. Wilkes to minimize the time a patient must spend in the dental chair.  She loves helping our patients feel at ease.

    Erin grew up in southern Missouri.  She and her husband Colton were married in 2018.  They live in Festus with their 2 dogs and 2 cats.  In her down time, she enjoys cheering on the St. Louis Cardinals and Blues in addition to reading, going to concerts, and weightlifting.

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