Meet our staff at Walnut Creek Pediatric Dentistry
Dr. Barry grew up in La Vista and is a graduate of Brigham Young University. He attended dental school at the State University of New York at Buffalo, where he graduated with honors. Following graduation from dental school, he went on to specialize at one of the nation’s top 10 pediatric hospitals: Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh. In 2009, he became board-certified and was recognized as a Diplomate of the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry.
Dr. Barry is fun-loving and active. He enjoys riding his bike and flying airplanes. He also enjoys vocal performance. Beginning with his days at Papillion-La Vista High School, Dr. Barry has performed and starred in musical productions such as South Pacific, The Music Man, and My Fair Lady.
He can often be found enjoying a family adventure with his wife, Cara, and their five wonderful children.
Kelly was born and raised in Omaha, NE. She left the city to attend college at the University of South Dakota where she pursued a degree in dental hygiene. She moved back to Omaha in 2017 and lives with 3 dogs, a cat named “Kat,” and a parrot. In her free time she enjoys drawing and painting. She also loves to play piano.
Taylor was raised in Des Moines, Iowa. She met her husband Jack in 2013 and moved to Council Bluffs, Iowa in 2016. In her free she loves to cook and try new foods as well as see the latest movies. She loves to travel and hopes to visit New Zealand some day. She has a husky named Anastasia who loves to talk and dig at every chance she gets.
Lexi was born in Seymour, Connecticut and moved to Nebraska to be closer to family. She still misses the beach and the East Coast. Lexi graduated from Papillion La Vista South! Go Titans! She loves to spend her free time with her 3 dogs: Riley, Brynn, and Milo. She enjoys going out with friends and shopping online. If she could, she would eat spaghetti every day. It’s her favorite!
Krystal was born and raised in North Platte, NE. She moved to Papillion after marrying her husband Justin in the summer of 2019. She loves Disney and has been to Disney World over 30 times. She also loves the Huskers and the Cowboys! In her free time, she loves watching old movies—her favorite being Casablanca. She likes to spend time with her family and loves guacamole! She loves to travel and her ultimate dream vacation is Greece!
Milenka was born and raised in Bolivia. She moved to Nebraska in 2013, and married her husband, Brian, that same year. They have one daughter. Before she moved to Nebraska, Milenka worked in a dental office and a family practice. Milenka enjoys sky diving, playing volleyball and swimming. She also loves music and spending time with her family.
Michelle is a Nebraska native who studied music at the University of Nebraska at Kearney and later earned her Dental Assistant certificate in 2013. She is busy with her four daughters and their lovable dog Diamond. They enjoy competing in Show Choir, playing volleyball and softball.
Caitlynn was raised in Carter Lake, Iowa and in 2009 moved to Bellevue, NE. Caitlynn attended Midwest Dental in 2016 and became a Certified Dental Assistant in 2017. In her free time she likes to travel to new places and enjoys spending time with her husband Ryan and son Marshall.
Brynn graduated from Southeast Community College in March of 2017, and shortly thereafter earned her Dental Assisting National Board certification. She currently lives in Lincoln, NE, and has a dog named Tank. She enjoys reading, walking and watching movies in her free time. Her favorite thing to do, though, is spend time with her friends and family.
Melodie was born in Council Bluffs, IA and graduated from St. Albert’s High School in 1988. She moved to Connecticut a year later to be a live-in nanny. While in Connecticut, she met and married her husband, Joseph, in 1995. They lived there for 19 years before moving to Papillion in 2008. She has a daughter who attends Papillion-La Vista South High School. Melodie has a dog named Riley. In her free time she likes to do yard work.