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Dr. Zyk (pronounced like Mike) and her friendly, knowledgeable staff are dedicated to making every visit to their office a great experience. Expert dental care is provided with a warm, personal touch in a comfortable, relaxed setting. The first step towards a beautiful smile and a lifetime of good oral health is to schedule an appointment. Call or email Lighthouse Dental today!

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Dr. Melissa K. Zyk
General Practitioner

Dr. Zyk received her BS of Biology from Mizzou and studied Dentistry at UMKC. In her spare time, Dr. Zyk enjoys spending time with her husband Sean, son Andrew, and daughter Julia at The Lake. She’s an enthusiastic cheerleader for her son and daughter during hockey season as well!

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Dr. Brittany Bockhorst
General Practitioner

Dr. Bockhorst graduated from Union High School before studying Dental Surgery at UMKC. Prior to joining the Lighthouse Dental team, she owned her own practice in Southern Illinois. As her family is expanding, she is thrilled to be closer to home and her friends and family.

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Amy – Front Office Staff

Amy is the smiling face that will greet you at the door or on the phone.  She is from Sullivan, MO.  While not at work she enjoys spending time outdoors with her son and pets.  You may run into her on the river floating or in the woods on a deer stand! We all appreciate her excellent patient care.

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Andrea, EFDA

Andrea joined Lighthouse Dental in 2022 after working in the dental field for 18 years. She graduated from Missouri State in 2006 with a Bachelor’s in Elementary Education. Andrea loves interacting with patients to ensure an enjoyable experience. In her spare time, she enjoys being outdoors at her home, with her husband and two children Ella and Eli and dog Lady.

Cora, Dental Assistant

Cora, Dental Assistant

Cora has been working with us since 2021. However, she began seeing us much earlier as she was a patient as a child. She has been accepted to the dental hygiene program at St. Louis Community College - Forest Park. In her free time, she enjoys coaching cheerleading, crafts, and being outdoors. She is looking forward to a wedding and becoming the new hygienist at Lighthouse Dental.

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Hannah, RDH

Hannah joined Lighthouse Dental in 2013 after graduating from Missouri Southern State University with a Bachelor in Health Science, emphasis on dental hygiene, and a minor in biology. Hannah loves being able to help people have an enjoyable experience at the dentist making it easier to come back. In her free time, Hannah enjoys being crafty and decorating—but has the most fun being outdoors, gardening, and spending time with her husband, Ethan, and two-year-old son, Rowan.

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Kelly, Dental Assistant

Kelly is the chipper voice you hear working as an assistant with Dr. Zyk.  She lives in Union with her husband, daughter, and dog.  She is grandma to her older daughter's Corgi as well!  Kelly loves spending her free time at home grilling, relaxing in the sauna, and spending time with her family.

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Nicole, RDH

Nicole joined Lighthouse Dental in 2008 after graduating from dental hygiene school at St. Louis Community College- Forest Park. Nicole loves interacting with patients and helping them to improve their overall health. Nicole enjoys staying active—running and spending time at the lake, as well as spending time with her husband, Ryan, and three kiddos, Emric, Gwen, and Bree.

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Stephanie, EFDA

Stephanie has been with Lighthouse Dental for over 12 years after starting with the office as an intern from Missouri College. Stephanie loves working with patients, explaining treatments, and helping them gain confidence with a beautiful smile. In her spare time, Stephanie enjoys spending time with her family, especially, going to the park with her daughter, Elsie. Stephanie also has five turtles that she and her daughter care for.

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Washington, MO 63090
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