The Team

Our Staff Is Here To Make Your Experience With Us Comfortable and Anxiety Free

We have a wonderful staff here at our office that has one goal in mind and that is to provide you world class dentistry yet with a feeling of being at home.  We know that most people don’t like to go to the dentist and for some, they feel anxiety over it.  Our promise to you is that we will do our best to develop a system of communication with you that makes you feel comfortable.  We invite you to talk with us about your concerns and we will do our best to answer your questions.

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The Team


Scheduling Coordinator

Daisy Scism is the Scheduling Coordinator at Dr. Schowengerdt’s office. Along with scheduling patients for their next appointments, she shares the responsibility of the front office procedures. Daisy has a Bachelors in Mass Communication from Missouri Southern State University, along with an Associates in Spanish and Public Relations. Daisy and her husband, Branden Scism live in in Nevada, MO with their children. Their children are Coberly, Lauren, Abigail, Edward, and an American Bulldog Lukas. Daisy and her husband are advocates for Autism and Epilepsy, for the reason of their children Coberly having Autism and ADHD and Abigail who was diagnosed with Epilepsy in 2017.





Certified Dental Assistant Emily Martin

Bio coming soon.




Dental Assistant 

Tesla started working here as a Dental Assistant on July 11th 2016, and she says, “I can honestly say I have never been more happy.” Tesla spends most of her time with her baby which is her 2 year old shitzu dog Gunner. He is her life.  Other than that, she plays slow pitch softball for fun. When she is not doing that she spends her time with friends and family.




Financial Coordinator 

Mayra started in our office as a Financial Coordinator in February of 2018. Mayra has a daughter who is 5 years old, her name is Sofia. She is soon to be a mom of 2, as she is due in October of 2018. Mayra is originally from Iowa but moved to Missouri in 2017. In her free time, Mayra spends time with her family or friends. Mayra is so pleased to be working for the Schowengerdt’s and seems to have fit in with the team perfectly. 




Hygienist Linda

Bio coming soon.




Hygienist Assistant

Tierra is the Hygienist Assistant for Dr. Schowengerdt along with those duties; she assists Linda with other office tasks as well. She has two fur babies: Rockey and Hunter both are part Husky and Australian Shepherd. She is a Kansas City native and came to Dr. Schowengerdt due to her sister Tesla by referral. Along with being close while working with family, outside of the office setting she is always family oriented. She is the socialite of the office and brings the team building expertise to the office.