Meet the Staff at James Bourland, DDS
Elizabeth – RDH
Elizabeth grew up just down the road in Creighton, MO. She attended school at Sherwood Schools. She has been in dentistry for 8 years, five of them as an assistant and the last three as a Hygienist. She graduated from Concord University.
When not in the dental office, she loves spending time with her husband and one-year old daughter, Aubrey.
In our office, Elizabeth is a quiet, thorough, kind, gentle professional. She carefully explains and cares for each of her patients.
Stephanie – Business and Front Desk Managers
Stephanie is our newest team member, moving from San Diego, California to Garden City in 2013. She loves the Midwest and is happy being here. She was working in dentistry with cosmetic dentists in San Diego and enjoyed helping people love their smiles. She has brought the same care to our office. She is kind, knowledgeable, and helpful in many areas of our office.
She and her husband have a 3-year-old daughter, Brooklyn, whom they love spending time with here in Missouri.
Cassi – Student and Future RDH
Cassi is a welcome addition to our staff. She is learning while helping in our office. She greets patients, answers calls, and helps with cleanup and sterilization. She is our go-to girl.
When away from our office, she is a student at State Fair Community College. She enjoys spending time with her family and a very special friend.
Kim – RDH
Kim obtained a Bachelor of Science degree in Dental Hygiene in 1986 from the University of Missouri at Kansas City. She has been an important part of Dr. Bourland’s office since September of 2012. She has worked in both Kansas and Missouri.
When not in the office, Kim enjoys living in the country, taking care of many various animals, gardening, and cooking.
Spending time with her son, daughter, and son-in-law keeps her young at heart.
In our office, Kim feels accomplished when she can help a patient overcome their negative dental memories and feel comfortable and happy to be receiving care.
Abbie – DA, Expanded Functions
Abbie has been an important part of our office since March 2002. She is a Clintonian thru and thru, being born and raised here. She has many friends and relatives in the community. She has a bubbly, happy personality which welcomes our patients when they step inside the operatory. She is usually assisting but has several other responsibilities in our office.
Abbie and her husband, Bill, are the parents of two daughters, Savana and Sadie. They also have a song-in-law, Zachary, and a precious new baby grandson, Huntley.
In our office, Abbie greets the patients and assists Dr. Bourland in making each patient feel comfortable and well cared for while taking care of their dental needs.