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, DMDDMDSt 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, DMDSt 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. With over 30 years of dental experience, Lisa loves to educate her patients on how to maintain a healthy mouth and smile. She also enjoys building lasting relationships with her patients.
Lisa is a native St. Louisan and now lives in Kirkwood, MO with her husband, 2 dogs, and 2 cats. She has two grown children, Caitlin and Corbin. She enjoys running and working out and playing with her animals. Lisa also loves watching the St. Louis Cardinals play baseball.
Lana - Dental Hygienist
Lana brings 30 years of dental hygiene experience to our office. She graduated from St. Louis Community College at Forest Park, Dental Hygiene Program. She joined our Concord Dental Group family in 2021. She enjoys spending time with her coworkers both in and outside of the office.
Lana lives in Kirkwood with her husband Sean and two children, Brock and Chase. In her free time, Lana enjoys watching her kids play hockey and baseball. She also enjoys golfing and walking her dog Chance.
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.
Peggy - Hygiene Assistant
Peggy graduated from St. Louis Community College at Meramec, Dental Assisting Program. She began her career working for Concord Dental Group as an assistant for Dr. Kelly. She then pursued her career in orthodontics where she earned her certification and obtained the advanced level of expanded duties. After many years in the Orthodontic field, Peggy came back to Concord Dental Group in 2018. Peggy has enjoyed her profession throughout the years and is now honored to be associated with Concord Dental Group as a hygiene assistant.
Peggy is a native St. Louisan and is married with four children and one grandchild. She enjoys spending time with her family and friends.