Meet our team

Robert W. Renger, DDS, LLC Read Bio

Dr. Renger grew up in Carl Junction, MO and graduated from Carl Junction High School in 1993. He received his undergraduate degree in Chemistry from Pittsburg State University in 1997. In 2002, he received a Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from the University of Missouri—Kansas City. Dr. Renger was in the Oral Surgery Honors Program during dental school and also received an honor award in Prosthodontics upon graduation. After graduation, he returned to Joplin to practice with the late John ...Read More

Amanda Allen, Financial Coordinator Read Bio

Amanda is the Financial Coordinator for Dr. Renger’s office. She has been with Dr. Renger since December 2003. She graduated from Webb City High School in 2002 and Vatterott College in 2003. Amanda has a thorough knowledge of treatment planning. She spends a great deal of time with patients to ensure they understand future procedures and assists them with making financial arrangements, if needed. She helps patients to file insurance and other tasks that are in the best interest of the patient a...Read More

Christina Kitchens, Scheduling Coordinator Read Bio

Christina is the Scheduling Coordinator for Dr. Renger’s office. She joined Dr. Renger and his team in March 2012. Christina graduated from Penn Foster High School in Arizona. She has worked in the dental field for four years serving in various roles. As the Scheduling Coordinator, Christina assists patients by ensuring they get a timely appointment. She notes that when a patient is in pain they want to be seen quickly and to that end she has to be creative with the schedule. Christina checks o...Read More

Gwen Braddish, Dental Assistant Read Bio

Gwen is a Dental Assistant in Dr. Renger’s office. She has been an assistant for Dr. Renger since September 2005. She has worked in the dental field as an assistant since 1981. She has attended several classes while working to obtain her Expanded Functions certificate. Gwen and her husband Tom, have five children and one grandson. Gwen enjoys reading, spending time with her family and running.

Michele Garner, Dental Assistant Read Bio

Michele is a Dental Assistant in Dr. Renger’s office. She started working with Dr. Renger in March 2014. She went to college at Stephen F. Austin State University in Texas and the University of Arkansas majoring in nursing. She later decided to enter the dental field and has been an assistant since 1992. Michele moved to Missouri in 2007, and before that she led a busy life having lived in 14 states. She has been married 21 years and has two children and one step-daughter. Michele enjoys ...Read More

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