Benjamin Pieper, DMD
Dr. Benjamin Pieper was raised in a small ranching town in western Wyoming. He is proud to be the oldest of 9 children-2 brothers and 6 sisters. Living in Wyoming he experienced life by helping his family milk cows, raise chickens and pigs and spending time in the mountains fishing and hunting.
Dr. Pieper took two years of his life living among the people in northern Peru as a missionary, where he learned Spanish. He always enjoys the opportunity to use his Spanish with anyone. Dr. Pieper received his Bachelor of Science degree in Biology from the University of Wyoming in Laramie. It was while he was at the University that he met his wife Jamie. They have been married 12 years and have four energetic children, ages 9 to 2.
The family moved to Glendale, Arizona where Dr. Pieper received his Doctorate of Dental Medicine from Midwestern University. Since graduating he has been practicing dentistry in Oklahoma as an associate and managing clinical director and is excited to relocate to his wife’s home state of Kansas!
Dr. Pieper and his family enjoy being together as a family, exploring, hiking, biking, running, traveling and trying anything new, especially if it has to do with being outdoors. The family looks forward to living in Kansas.
Kelly Bay, Office Manager
Kelly joined the team in March 2008. She is married to Alan who is employed with Phillips 66 in Ponca City, OK. They have 2 children: Cheyanne and Colton. They have one granddaughter Libby who they enjoy spending their time with. Aside from her time with Libby, Kelly enjoys playing a good game of golf. They attend First Baptist Church in Ponca City, OK.
Julie Lewis, Dental Hygienist
Julie graduated from Wichita State University in 1994 with an Associate of Science in Dental Hygiene. Her husband Chad works at General Electric. They have three daughters: Alyssa, 21; Caitlyn, a 10th grader; and Hannah, an 8th grader.
Valerie Rush, Dental Hygienist
Val has been working in the current office since 1986 with the previous owner. She graduated from WSU in 1979 with a Bachelor of Health Science in Dental Hygiene. Professionally, she has been involved in the Local, State, and National Associations, serving as the President of the Kansas Dental Hygiene Association in 1992, and four years as a National Delegate. Val is married to Rick and they have a daughter, Elizabeth, who resides in Kansas City. They are members of the Redeemer Lutheran Church.