Meet the Staff

  • Katie A.
    Katie A. Jackson

    Katie graduated from the ARC dental assisting program in January 2009 in Okinawa, Japan. She went on to work for the U.S. Navy as a contracted dental assistant.

    Katie moved to Kansas City Missouri in 2013. She started at Duensing Family Dentistry in January 2014.

    Katie is board-certified through DANB and is licensed through the state of Missouri as a Certified expanded functions dental assistant level one and two.

    Katie is married and lives in the northland. When not at work, she enjoys nature walks and volunteering as a Clay County citizen sheriff.

  • Kelsey
    Kelsey Tuley

    Kelsey grew up in Northeast Missouri where she started dental assisting in 2011. After 3 years of assisting Kelsey moved to Kansas City in 2014 to pursue her career in dental hygiene. In 2016 she graduated from Concorde Career College with her associates as a registered dental hygienist and has been working with Duensing Family Dentistry since 2017. In her free time, Kelsey enjoys traveling, spending time with family, friends, and her daughter.

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    Michelle Vogel
    Office Manager

    I was born in Kansas City but raised in Phoenix, Arizona, and moved back to be closer to family. Previously, I had a medical billing career and have been with our dental practice since 2019. In my free time, I enjoy spending time with friends and family.

  • Macie Hulen
    Macie Hulen Cowden

    I grew up in the northland and graduated from North Kansas City high school. I attended William Jewell College and graduated with a Bachelor's Degree in Dental Hygiene from UMKC. I have been in dentistry all my life. My father, brother, and brother-in-law were all dentists at NKC and my niece is a hygienist. It is an honor to be a part of the Duensing Family Dentistry team. My husband and I live in the country and enjoy nature.

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    Jinny Downs

    I graduated from the dental assisting program at Penn Valley in 2011. I love living here in North Kansas City and am grateful for the opportunity to work for Dr. Duensing. My husband, our 2 adorable dogs and I love to travel and be outdoors in our free time.

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    Patty McKay

    I graduated in 1989 from Missouri Southern State College in Joplin. My husband and 3-year-old daughter and I moved to Kansas City shortly afterward. Since then my family has grown to 5 children and 6 grandchildren. I have loved working in dentistry and getting to know my patients through the years and am blessed to be part of the Duensing Family Dentistry team.

  • "Mitchie" Stults
    Michelle "Mitchie" Stults

    I grew up in Kansas City and went to high school and college here. I am very new to dentistry and I am excited to learn and grow in this field. I started with Duensing Family Dentistry in December 2021. I'm happy to be apart of such an amazing team. In my spare time, I love spending time with my husband and son, as well as going to the lake as often as I can.

  • Tylee
    Tylee -

    I graduated from the dental assisting program at Concorde Career college in 2022. I started at Duensing Family Dentistry in November 2023. I am grateful for the opportunity to work with Dr. Duensing and Dr. Lowe. I am from St. Joseph, Missouri, and in my free time, I like going to country concerts, spending time with family, especially my niece, and being outdoors.

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