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Meet the Team


Leigh Anne – Dental Hygienist

Hygienist, office coordinator, and business partner, Leigh Anne joined the practice the first year it opened – in 2004. She holds a bachelor’s degree in Dental Hygiene from UMKC and is committed to lifelong learning through continuing education. Over the years, she’s helped set the tone of our practice, which is fun, personable, and relaxed. With 16 years of experience, Leigh Anne is very knowledgeable about all aspects of dentistry and plays a large role in Liberty Park Dental’s continued growth and success. Leigh Anne and Dr. Dixson live in Kansas City with their four children and Gretta, their Doxie.


Cindy – Receptionist

Cindy joined the Liberty Park Dental family in 2018 as our Front Office Receptionist responsible for answering phone calls, walking patients through the checkout process, and updating patient information. She enjoys spending time with her family which means lots of traveling! Her favorite part of spending time with her family is the countless fun memories they make with one another.


Chris – Practice Coordinator

As our front-office coordinator, Chris greets patients, answers phone calls, schedules appointments, and maximizes insurance benefits. She’s an expert at helping people synchronize their schedules, and she works closely with Dr. Dixson to ensure all questions are answered quickly and accurately. Chris has years of experience in administration and has been with our practice since 2008. She lives in Gladstone with her husband and spends her free time with her children and grandchildren and shopping with friends.


Jennifer – Dental Hygienist

Jennifer, a California native who has lived all over the United States including Florida, received her degree in dental hygiene from Miami Dade College and has over 40+ years of experience in the dental field. She moved to Kansas City and joined the Liberty Park Dental family in 2017. In her free time, Jennifer is active in her church and loves to travel to historic sites with her girlfriends, paddleboard, experiment with cooking, and spend time with her husband.


Heather – Dental Assistant

Heather joined Liberty Park Dental in 2012 as our lead dental assistant, helping Dr. Dixson in all aspects of patient care. Heather enjoys working with people and educating them on proper dental care. Heather studied dental assisting at Metropolitan Community College – Penn Valley. She loves to go to the lake and spend her free time with her son, Patrick.


Lisa – Insurance Coordinator

Lisa joined our office in November 2015 as one of our receptionists, but now serves as our insurance coordinator. Lisa is an expert in insurance verification and is always willing to help wherever she is needed. Lisa and her husband, Mark, enjoy spending time with their two little girls, who keep them constantly on their toes.


Quayla – Dental Assistant

Quayla just recently joined the Liberty Park Dental Team in June 2019 after completing her degree in dental assisting here in Kansas City, MO. She is responsible for assisting Dr. Shapiro as well as turning over rooms, assisting hygienists, and helping with various administrative duties. During her free time, Quayla loves to travel the world with friends and family. Her favorite place she has visited so far is Las Vegas!


Cassidy – Dental Assistant

Cassidy joined Liberty Park Dental in 2017 as one of our dental assistants. She spends most of her day with pediatric patients, assisting Dr. Dixson, and serves as a utility assistant responsible for the clinical flow as well as front desk administrative duties. During her free time, Cassidy enjoys the outdoors whether it be boating, camping, or swimming with her friends, family, and three kids.