MEET OUR TEAM
Dr. Hatcher is a Lifetime Member of the Northwest Dental Society, the Missouri Dental Association, and the American Dental Association holding an A+ BBB (Better Business Bureau) rating. We take what we do very seriously, though we do it with a big smile and a welcoming poise.
The Team That Smiles
When You Smile
Dr. Kirby Hatcher, DDSDr. Kirby Hatcher began his dental career in 1980 after graduating from UMKC School of Dentistry.
In 2007, he moved his office next door into a much larger and more modern, facility. He utilizes the
latest in dental technology to provide the best care possible for his patients.
Dr. Hatcher is a member of the St. Joseph Chamber of Commerce and as mentioned is a Lifetime Member of the Northwest Dental Society, the Missouri Dental Association, and the American Dental Association.
Through his leadership and unconditional commitment to quality patient care, he has cultivated a caring environment where the team members support each other to achieve professional excellence for our patients. Dr. Hatcher and his wife, Sharon, have three children and five grandchildren.
In his free time, Dr. Hatcher enjoys many sports (football, basketball, baseball) and activities
(boating, traveling, reading and playing golf). But his favorite activity is spending time with his
Ashton Portman, RDH
Ashton began working with Hatcher Dental Group in 2011. She received a Bachelor’s Degree in Biological Science in 2009 and graduated first in her class from HTC-NCMC in 2011.
Ashton educates her patients on the importance of maintaining oral health and preventing disease. She loves her profession and makes each hygiene visit thorough and pleasant. She and her husband, Trevor, have two sons, Gunnar and Oakes. She enjoys spending time with her family, hunting, boating and camping.
Jessica Herbster, RDH
Jess began with Hatcher Dental Group in April 2017. She received her Bachelor’s Degree in Dental Hygiene from UMKC in 2007. She also graduated from the University of Kansas with a Degree in Applied Behavior Science in 2005.
Jess is passionate about her work and educates patients on the importance of maintaining their oral health. She always tries to make patients feel comfortable in the dental chair. She and her husband, Tyler, have two boys, Banks and Ryker. They stay busy with sports and enjoy spending the weekend in the summer at the lake.
Kristin McGary, RDH
Kristin began working with Hatcher Dental Group in July 2015. She received her dental hygiene degree from HTC-NCMC in May 2015. Kristin thoroughly educates her patients on the importance of maintaining oral health and the positive effects it will have on their overall health. Dental hygiene is her passion and it shows in the diligent care she provides.
Kristin enjoys spending time with her family and watching movies. She also loves animals and pampering her three shih-tzus.
Tracie Mason, RDH
Tracie served in the United States Army for 4 years, then graduated from UMKC with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Dental Hygiene. Tracie has been a hygienist in St. Joseph for 18 years.
Her hobbies include backpacking, hiking, nature, and travel.
Tracie is married to Chris and has 3 children…Caleb, Luke, and Rachel. She also has one grandson…Jace.
“I believe in treating each patient according to their own personal needs and values. I believe oral health is an important component to total body health.”
Sharon Hatcher, RN
Sharon assisted chairside after Dr. Hatcher opened his office in 1980 until their second daughter was born in 1984. She continued keeping the books at home for the next 24 years until she returned to the office part-time in 2007.
Sharon is not as passionate about sports as Kirby, but does enjoy going to Mizzou football and basketball games. They share a joy for reading, traveling, and weekends at the lake. And of course they share the love for their family.
Marcia Masters, Front Office / Treatment Coordinator
Marcia has worked with Dr. Hatcher since 1991 and is an EFDA (Expanded Function Dental Assistant). She is excellent at taking impressions and has many years of valuable clinical experience. Because she is very nurturing, the staff and the patients look to Marcia for guidance, wisdom, comfort; those qualities you most often find in a wonderful mother.
Marcia and her husband, Gary, have two grown sons and five grandchildren (three of which are a set of triplets). Marcia enjoys spending time with her family and her large extended family.
Randie Wahlert, Office Manager / Treatment Coordinator
Randie has faithfully worked with Dr. Hatcher since 1989. She assisted chairside for many years before moving to the front office. Anyone who walks through our door becomes Randie’s friend. She treats all of our patients as family. Randie is our “go to” person. She knows every aspect of the office.
Randie and her husband, Jack, have three grown sons and five grandchildren. Randie is very creative and always learning new things…every day is a celebration
Kelsi Engel, Treatment Coordinator
Kelsi is a St. Joseph native. She has her degree in Biology and is working on finishing her Business
She has been a dental assistant for 8 years. She holds her Expanded Functions in restorative, crown and
bridge and nitrous oxide.
She recently got married. She is the proud mother of two dogs and one cat.
Her hobbies include taking walks and practicing her photography.
Call us at 816-279-1678 to speak with our kind and knowledgeable staff today!
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Hatcher Dental Group
1317 Village Drive
St Joseph, MO 64506
Monday & Wednesday: 10 AM - 5 PM
Tuesday & Thursday: 8 AM - 3 PM
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