Meet Our Dental Staff
Nicki Vervick – Front Desk Receptionist
Nicki grew up in Plains, Montana, where she graduated high school. She moved to Missoula in 1999 and attended the U of M College of Technology for accounting. While attending college Nicki was given the opportunity to work as dental receptionist and fell in love with it. She brings to our new practice 15 year’s of exceptional customer service. As our dental receptionist she will be able to answer your insurance questions, assist you with financial arrangements, take care of your scheduling needs and provide you the very best care. Nicki, the oldest of four, loves spending time with her family and friends. She is married to her soulmate Jason and recently been blessed with a baby boy, Devin. They have a wonderful black lab named Duke. In her free time she enjoys fly fishing, gardening, camping, and cooking.
Monica Hardee – Dental Assistant
Monica recently moved back to Montana from North Carolina. Before that, she attended and graduated first in class from a Dental Assistant program at the Acadiana Area Career College in Lafayette, LA in 2010. Since moving back Monica wanted to join a practice that was dedicated to educating the patient and ensuring their happiness during and after dental treatment. She fell in love with Missoula General Dentistry after finding they put their patients first. Monica assists Dr. Kinnee chair side with dental procedures helping the procedure move along smoothly. She likes to make sure patients are getting the best care possible and are accommodated with a positive experience. Away from the office Monica enjoys being outdoors, long distance running, reading, drawing, and spending time with her beautiful daughter Amorie.
Samantha Horenberger – Front Desk Receptionist
Born and raised in California, I moved to Arizona and attended Carrington College and received my certification in dental assisting. I recently relocated to Missoula and was fortunate enough to become a part of the Missoula General Dentistry team. In my free time I love to travel and spend time with loved ones. My hobbies include baking and Pinterest. Favorite Quote: People will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.
Theresa Berger – Registered Dental Hygienist
Theresa was born and raised in Soda Springs, Idaho. She grew up horse back riding, camping, fishing, hunting and enjoying the outdoors. She attended college at LSU, The University of Montana and graduated first in her class in the dental hygiene program in Asheville, North Carolina. She began her career in dentistry as a dental assistant and worked as an assistant in general and specialty practices including endodontics and her favorite, orthodontics. As a dental hygienist she has seven years experience in general and periodontal practices. Theresa is passionate about dental hygiene and enjoys working with people with all degrees of dental health and dental knowledge. She loves to educate her patients about oral health and how to best obtain their optimum oral health. Theresa enjoys skiing, hiking, reading, dancing, floating the river, spending time at the lake, Grizzly football and most of all hanging out with her daughter, Allie.
Alexandra Scott - Dental Assistant
Alex was born and raised in a small town in Northern California. She attended school in California and practiced as a surgical assistant for an Oral Surgeon until her recent move to Montana. She is passionate about helping others and enjoys being part of the Missoula General Dentistry Team. She loves spending time with her family and friends. In her free time she enjoys being outdoors and challenging herself with new exciting adventures.