Meet the Team

Missy Dougherty

Missy began working part time at the current office the summer after she graduated High School. During this time she attended Three Rivers College where she earned an AA in Business. After graduating she began working full time as the Dental office receptionist and 23 years later she is still enjoying the work and getting to know the patients that visit the office. She and her husband own the local Parts store and have a teenage son. She enjoys spending time with them and many other friends and family, especially on the beautiful Current River.

Donna Wilcoxon

Donna is a graduate of Neelyville High School and after graduation earned her degree in Dental Assisting from Three Rivers College. She has been working in the Dental field for 28 years and has been in the current office for last 18. Donna enjoys assisting patients and doing a variety of dental procedures, with her favorite being oral surgery. She lives on the banks of the beautiful Current River with her husband Mark of 24 years and they have a daughter Makenzie and son Todd. In her free time she enjoys fishing, digging in flower beds, and going to the river.

Vonda Hughes

Vonda has worked in Dental offices since 1967 and been at the current office for over 23 years. She loves every aspect of the dental field from working at the front desk to waxing and casting crowns, she loves it all but she has especially enjoyed the creation of the expanded duties which allows her to help more patients than ever before. She is truly proud that the current office that she has been with for 23 years is truly a team and extended family. Vonda has three sons and two grandsons, which are her most precious blessings.

Rhonda Crafton

Rhonda graduated from Three Rivers Community College Dental Assisting Program in 1976. She has worked in the dental field for 38 years with the last 36 spent working in same current office in Van Buren. She was drawn to health care because she loves helping and being around people. She chose Dentistry because she wanted to help people be proud of the first thing she notices when she meets them; their SMILE! When Rhonda isn’t working, she enjoys spending time in her flower gardens and with her family, especially her two grandchildren; Collin and Emmalyn.

Charlotte Mayse

Charlotte graduated from MSSU where she received her degree in Dental Hygiene in 2013. She has had a desire to be in the dental field since Junior High and is passionate about helping others love their smile. Charlotte lives in Poplar Bluff, MO with her husband Taylor and their little baby girl Cali-Ann. Charlotte’s hobbies include, reading, movies, traveling, along with spoiling and spending quality time with her daughter. Charlotte is excited to be a part of the Pryor Family Dental team and looks forward to building relationships with the staff and patients!

Mary Ellen Daves

Mary Ellen started working with us in the Fall of 2015. She comes to us with years of medical billing and office experience. She and her husband Randy have 2 sons who have given them 5 wonderful grandchildren whom she adores. She enjoys helping people, making people laugh, and loves to see them smile. She also loves camping, cooking, and most of all…. fishing!

Kristin Thies

Kristin is our newest Dental Assistant and an enthusiastic member of the team. Kristin graduated from East Carter High School. She has dreamed of working in the Dental field since the second grade when her orthodontic experience began. Her hobbies include camping, going on long ATV rides, and spending time with her friends and family. She looks forward to furthering her education in Dentistry and working many more years with the team at Pryor Family Dental.

Sarah Hawkins

Sarah is an East Carter RII High School Graduate and Carter County native. She has recently rejoined our Team as a Dental Assistant after time away from the work force to raise a family. She brings 8 years of previous dental experience and a desire to be an asset to Pryor Family Dental. She enjoys movies, reading, and family time. Sarah and her husband Bryan have 4 children and live in Van Buren.

Kayla Taylor

Kayla is our newest member of the Team and is eager to start her career in the Dental field. Kayla graduated from Dexter High School and currently lives in Poplar Bluff. She brings years of experience working with children and her hobbies include; spending summers at the river and enjoying time with her family and friends. She looks forward to furthering her education and helping people with their smile as a Team member at Pryor Family Dental.

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