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Meet The Dental Staff

Dr. W. Heiss

Dr. Heiss has lived in Southwest, Missouri for the past 25 years. He is an Ozark native, growing up in Springfield, Missouri.

Dr. Heiss received his undergraduate degree from Drury College in Springfield, Missouri and attended the University of Missouri - Kansas City for his D.D.S. degree.

Dr. Heiss joined the Dental Centers team in 1996. He has four grown children and ten grandchildren. He enjoys traveling and collects antique trains. Dr. Heiss serves patients at the Highway location.


Dr. Brian Collins

Dr. Brian Collins became a member of the Dental Centers Team in January 2008. He received his Bachelor of Science in Biology/Chemistry from Southwest Missouri State University (SMU) and his DDS from the University of Missouri-Kansas City. Dr. Collins practiced in Southwest Missouri for 12 years before coming to Dental Centers. He is also a member of the American Dental Association and the Missouri Dental Association.

Dr. Collins said he joined the dental team because, "coming to Dental Centers allows me to do what I love, focus on caring for my patients."

Dr. Collins lives in Springfield, MO. He has three boys, Brett, Easton, and Treye. In his free time, he enjoys basketball, baseball, Fantasy Football, his kids, and outdoor activities.

Dr Shawn May

Dr. Shawn May joined the Dental Centers Team in January 2019. He pursued a Bachelor of Science in Biology/Chemistry at Eastern Illinois University and received his DDS from Marquette University in Milwaukee WI in 2006.

Dr. May is an Illinois native who is excited to start a new life in Missouri. He recently married his wife, Suberina, and has a grown son, Nicholas. "Joining the Dental Centers Team offers me the opportunity to grow further as a dentist and to excel in my care to my new Missouri friends," said Dr. May.

In his free time, Dr. May enjoys boating for both pleasure and fishing, playing the drums and riding his Harley Davidson motorcycle.

Wendy Kalbaugh RDH

Wendy Kalbaugh, a Registered Dental Hygienist, serves patients at the Mid-America Dental & Hearing Center - Loop location. She earned her Associate of Hygiene at Ozarks Technical Community College in Springfield. Wendy joined the Dental Centers Team in September of 2009.

"I love to take care of my patients," Wendy says about her profession. A longtime resident of Mt. Vernon, Wendy also enjoys working close to home so she can ride her bicycle to work. She lives on a nearby farm with her husband, Scott. She and Scott have two sons, Trey and Kyler.

Wendy is a member of ADHA and ADA. She also received a Leadership Award while attending Ozarks Technical Community College. Her hobbies include riding motorcycles, gardening, flowers, yard work, horseback riding, going to garage sales and just being outside at any opportunity.

Nancy Maus RDH

Nancy Maus, a Registered Dental Hygienist, serves patients at the Mid-America Dental & Hearing Center - Highway location. Nancy earned a BS from the University of New Mexico in 1978, and her Associate of Hygiene in 1989 at Missouri Southern State University in Joplin. Nancy is the hygienist on the Missouri Dental Board, Advisory Commission of Missouri Dental Board and serves as a Board examiner for 3 testing agencies. She belongs to the American Dental Hygienists' Association, the Missouri Dental Hygienists' Association, and the American Association of Dental Boards.

Nancy says about her profession, "I like helping people maintain good oral health. I enjoy what I do; I love meeting the friendly faces of everyone who comes in". She currently lives in Springfield and has 3 children and 8 grandchildren.

Nancy loves spending time with her family. She also enjoys running, playing handbells at her church, and pheasant hunting. She is a huge KC Chiefs fan! GO CHIEFS!