Meet Our Team

Our exceptional, friendly team is our greatest asset. Our dental assistants and hygienists are licensed professionals who pride themselves on staying on the cutting edge of dentistry and patient communication. They are excited about what they are doing, have high standards of quality and integrity, and are motivated to achieve the best results for our family of patients.

Our dedicated and motivated team has one primary goal—your utmost comfort! We feel it’s important that you understand the treatment that you’ll be receiving so that you can relax during the procedure. Our team is eager to answer any questions regarding your dental care. Please feel free to share with us your needs and concerns.


Office Manager

Sandy started her career in the dental field after completing 2 years in business management at Lewis and Clark Community College. She has been in the dental industry for the last 36 years; she enjoys the many challenges of managing a dental practice and strives to make patients comfortable and help them feel welcomed.

She has been married to her husband Kevin for 36 years and they have 3 beautiful children and 6 grandchildren. Sandy enjoys spending time with her family and traveling. She also enjoys summer more than any other season.


Registered Dental Hygienist

Katie has been practicing as a Missouri licensed Registered Dental Hygienist since 2013. She loves being a hygienist and is dedicated to quality patient care. Katie is thrilled to have the opportunity to provide the best care for our patients. Katie has been married to her husband, John, since September 2008. They are proud parents of two beautiful children, Elias and Norah. Besides spending time with her children, Katie enjoys spending time outdoors walking and hiking.


Registered Dental Hygienist

Sarah graduated from the dental hygiene program at Lewis and Clark
Community College in 2018, and has been practicing ever since. When caring
for patients, she focuses on being gentle and communicative to ensure a
relaxing and educational experience. She loves art and painting, and has a
small art studio in her home. Sarah's other loves include her boyfriend,
Tyler, and their pets, Honey and Doris.


Treatment Coordinator

Erin has practiced in office administration for more than 15 years,
including several years in the dental field. She graduated from Jefferson
College in 2006. Erin has been married for 15 years and is the Mom of 4
children, Aaliyah, Alyssa, Alayna, and Elijah. She loves reading and has a
passion for animals.


Dental Assistant

Kathya is originally from Mobile, Alabama where she went to dental
assisting school 2010. She has been in the dental field for about 11 years.
She strives to make patients feel comfortable and at ease. Kathya has been
married to her husband, Mike, since 2021. She enjoys traveling, Alabama
football (ROLL TIDE), and attending concerts. Kat is also bilingual and can speak Spanish fluently.


Dental Assistant

Hannah graduated Maryville University in 2020 with her bachelor's in psychology. She has been assisting in the dental field since 2016 and has additional training as an expanded functions dental assistant. She takes pride in making dental visits a pleasant experience for her patients.

In her free time, she enjoys yoga and hiking with her goldendoodle Sophie.


Dental Assistant

Mary is a University City native.  She is focused on making dental health a motive for overall well-being.  Mary loves spending time with her Alaskan malamute and enjoys outdoor recreational activities.  She has plans to go kayaking this summer.

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Lisa J. McDonald, DMD & Associates
General & Cosmetic Dentistry
Dental Health and Wellness For All!

University City Dentist, Dr. Lisa McDonald is dedicated to cosmetic dentistry such as Exams, Teeth Whitening, Veneers and more. We are looking forward to your visit to our University City, Missouri dental office.

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