The Team

Alicia Spitler
Registered Dental Hygienist

Alicia was born and raised in western Kansas and graduated with a degree in dental hygiene from Central Community College in Hastings, NE. She has been a part of our team since 1999. She currently lives in Riley, KS with her husband John and two daughters Lela and Mina. Alicia’s hobbies include gardening, carpentry, singing and playing the piano.

Emily Hedberg
Dental Assistant

Emily was born in Manhattan and raised in Clay Center, KS. She has been in the dental field for 4 years and has recently joined our team. In September 2011 she married her husband Kelsey and in June 2013 the welcomed their daughter Blakee. Emily is an avid deer hunter and enjoys cheering on the Jayhawks.

Kelli Hoover
Registered Dental Hygienist

Kelli was born and raised in Garden City, KS. In addition to her dental hygiene degree, she also has a degree in Biology from Kansas State University and Colby Community College dental hygiene program. Kelli joined our team in July 2007. Kelli, along with her husband Jason, live on their family farm south of Greenleaf. Together they have two daughters Grace and Norah. She enjoys hunting, fishing, gardening, and spending time with family.

Linda Stirrett
Dental Assistant

Linda is a Clay Center native and has been with the practice since 1994! She has completed the requirements for scaling assistant at Flint Hills Technical College. Linda is married to Ralph and together they have two daughters Michelle and Melissa. She is also a grandmother to Beylee, Lauren, and Drew. She is the owner of Idle Hour and enjoys playing golf and spending time with family.

Nicky Lindsay

Nicky was born and raised in Clay Center, KS. She joined our team in 1999 and later continued her education at Flint Hills Technical College where she received a certification for a scaling assistant. Nicky is married and has one daughter. She enjoys golfing and spending time with her family.

Shelly McClure
Administrative Assistant

Shelly grew up on a farm near Green, KS and graduated from Clay Center High School. She has been a member of our team since 1990. She is married to Steve and together they have a daughter Michaela and a son Kyle, and a sweet granddaughter Sophia. In her spare time she enjoys biking, running, spending time with family, and cheering on the Wildcats!

Terra Winter
Office Manager

Terra was raised in Minneapolis, KS and graduated from Kansas State University with a Bachelors Degree. She has been in the dental field for 7 years and enjoys working as an assistant and front office. Terra and Casey married in 2009 and currently have two boys Conrad and Crosby. In her spare time she loves running, crafting, and exploring nature with her boys.