At Four States Dental Care, we've been proudly serving patients in Webb City, Neosho, and Monett, MO for over 30 years. We have several talented dentists that provide comprehensive and compassionate care to our patients. We're also incredibly proud of our team, who works together to provide you and your family with exceptional dentistry in a friendly environment.
Take a minute to learn more about us, so you'll feel right at home when you meet us!
Dale A. Kunkel, DDS
Dr. Dale Kunkel is originally from Corpus Christi, TX. He received his Doctor of Dental Surgery from Baylor College of Dentistry in Dallas and has been serving patients in Missouri for over 35 years.
Providing exceptional and comprehensive dental care to his patients has always been Dr. Kunkel's primary focus, and he hand-selects his staff members to ensure that they have the same passion and dedication for serving patients that he does.
Dr. Kunkel is a family man, and when he's not taking care of patients, he also enjoys swimming, hunting, fishing, and cattle ranching.
Dr. Colin Mitchell, DMD
Dr. Colin Mitchell was born and raised in Tulsa, Oklahoma. He attended undergraduate school at Harding University where he majored in Exercise Science before heading to St. Louis to attend dental school at Southern Illinois University School of Dental Medicine. Following graduation, he moved to Rogers, Arkansas and joined Four States Dental Care in September of 2019.
"There is nothing quite like the feelings of helping someone attain a health smile, or have more confidence in their smile," says Dr. Mitchell. "It's the best part of my job!"
Dr. Mitchell and his wife welcomed their first child, a boy, in August of 2019. His current hobbies include snuggling his son and changing dirty diapers.
Dr. Ly Nguyen, DDS
Dr. Ly Nguyen was born and raised in Vietnam, then moved to the United States for college. Dr. Nguyen first came to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania for two years and moved to Florida to continue her education. She received her Bachelor’ degrees in Mathematics and Biology with distinction from Nova Southeastern University and Doctorate of Dental Medicine degree from University of Florida.
Growing up in a community where there was a lack of access to dental care, Dr. Nguyen witnessed first-hand how oral health can affect quality of life for people living in these communities. This experience has inspired her to be a dentist to help provide better access to care for the population. She was determined to pursue her passion for life-long learning and service to others through a career in dentistry. During dental school, Dr. Nguyen volunteered to provide dental care on mission trips to Guatemala and Dominican Republic. She also volunteered at nearby under-served communities on weekends. She finds happiness in caring for others and wishes to continue to give back to the communities wherever she goes. Outside of work, Dr. Nguyen enjoys cooking, calligraphy drawing, playing guitar and exploring nature.
Human Resource Director/Business Administrator
Emiley is originally from Neosho, MO, and she holds a Bachelor of Business Administration with an emphasis in Human Resource Management and Management, and a Bachelor of Science with an emphasis in Health-Science Business.
She enjoys working with her team at Four States Dental Care and sharing the common goal of providing patients with highest-quality dental care possible.
In her spare time, Emiley enjoys spending time with her family, game nights with friends and going on walks with her fur baby, Millie.
Danielle was born and raised in Joplin, MO. She has been in the dental field for three years. Danielle's favorite part of working in the dental field is that there is no better feeling than giving patients their smile and confidence back.
Danielle has been married for seven years and they have three going on four children. When she is not in the office, she enjoys spending time with her family and working out is her passion.
Marisol is originally from Topeka, KS and has been with Four States Dental Care since 2013. Marisol enjoys serving the community and loves seeing the confidence that a beautiful and healthy smile can give a patient. She is here to help you reach your dental treatment goals!
Serving others is what Marisol does in her spare time. She enjoys translating for the Hispanic community whenever she can, and she volunteers at Hope Kitchen every chance she gets. Marisol also loves reading, dancing, cooking, attending church, and spending time with family. She especially treasures her time with her nieces and nephews making crafts or playing games because she loves children!
Clinical Supervisor / Dental Assistant - EFDA
Janet lives in Neosho and received her dental assistant training from Franklin Technology Center. Her favorite part of her job is helping patients feel good about their treatment and confident about their smiles.
Janet can be found spending quality time with her family when she's not taking care of patients.
Janelle is originally from Oxford, KS, and she received her training from Missouri Southern State University. Janelle has been a hygienist at Four States Dental Care for over four years, and she considers her patients the best part of her job. She loves building relationships with her patients and their families.
Janelle spends her free time with her husband and six children - she just welcomed twins in May of 2019! Her family spends their weekends at the gym, ballpark, or remodeling their home.
Stacy is originally from Alba, MO. She currently resides in Oronogo, MO. She has been in the dental field for 25 years. She has an associates degree in Accounting. Her favorite thing about working in the dental office is helping people. She loves insurance!
When Stacy is not at the office, she enjoys crafting and gardening and spending time with her grandkids. Her faith and family are the most important things in the world to her.
Heather is originally from Everett, WA and currently resides in Goodman, MO. She is new to the dental field, but she enjoys helping people with the insurance needs.
Whenever Heather is not in the office she enjoys spending time with her family.
Whitney has lived in Diamond, MO since she was 15 years old. She received her training from Missouri Southern State University and has been a dental hygienist with Four States Dental Care for nearly ten years.
Whitney can honestly say that she LOVES cleaning teeth! She enjoys creating beautiful smiles through dental cleanings and loves connecting with her patients on a personal level and improving their lives even in the tiniest way. It is also her goal to make sure everyone in her chair feels comfortable knowing that their health is her top priority.
When she's not caring for patients, Whitney loves traveling with her husband, who is also her high school sweetheart. She also enjoys playing with her beautiful fur babies (especially at the creek), photography, and creating beautiful things out of nothing by crafting, redoing furniture, and building things.
Sara is originally from Joplin, MO, and she's been with Four States Dental Care since 2005 when she started as a financial coordinator. She received her dental hygiene training from Ozark Technical Community College.
Sara loves getting to know her patients on a personal basis, which allows her to help them achieve their health goals.
In her spare time, Sara can be found spending time with her husband and children. However, she does love crafting with friends!
Laci lives in Neosho, and she received her dental hygiene training from Missouri Southern State University. What she loves best about her job as a dental hygienist is connecting with her patients and making a difference in their dental health.
When Laci is not with patients, she loves doing anything outdoors with her husband and three children.
Dental Assistant - EFDA
Cheri lives in Monett, MO, and received her training from Everest College. She's a dental assistant at Four States Dental Care, and she enjoys the connections she makes each day with her patients and coworkers.
Cheri loves spending time with her family when she's not taking care of patients at the dental office.
Debbie lives in Pierce City and has been a part of the Four States Dental Care team for three years. Her favorite part of being a dental assistant is watching children grow up in the practice.
You will find Debbie spending time with her grandchildren when she's not at the dental office.
Allison is from Baxter Springs, KS. She has been a dental assistant for two years. Her favorite part about being a dental assistant is helping her patients get a smile that they truly love.
In her free time, you can find Allison enjoying the outdoors or reading her favorite book.