Eldon Family Dentistry exists to provide exceptional dental services and build lasting relationships with our patients.
Brandon Bennett, DDS, FAGD
In 2013, Dr. Brandon Bennett joined the team at Eldon Family Dentistry. He is passionate about helping people and strives to make every dental visit comfortable. He embraces the core values of integrity, service, and excellence in all he does. Dr. Bennett has a strong commitment to staying current with the best types of treatment and has furthered his education by completing over 500 hours of advanced training in diagnosis, gum surgery, root canals, implants, extractions, crowns, and white fillings.
Dr. Bennett is from St. Charles, MO and obtained a BS in Biology from Truman State University. In 2009, he graduated from the University of Missouri-Kansas City with a Doctor of Dental Surgery degree. Dr. Bennett then served four years in the Air Force and an additional four years in the Missouri Air National Guard.
Dr. Bennett is married to Diana, his high school sweetheart, and they have four children. He is involved in the Eldon Lions Club, youth sports coaching and First Baptist Church of Eldon. His hobbies involve sports, hunting, and backpacking as well as charitable dentistry.
Professional organizations: American Dental Association, Missouri Dental Association, Central Dental Society, Academy of General Dentistry (Fellow), Christian Dental Society, Points of Light, and Dental Lifeline Network
Haley Schildknecht, RDH
Haley is a Registered Dental Hygienist and she joined Eldon Family Dentistry in 2015. She focuses on oral disease prevention and treatment, but has extensive knowledge of many aspects of dentistry. Haley helps patients learn how to be healthy and tailors her discussions to each patient's specific needs.
Haley graduated from Kaskaskia Community College as a Certified Dental Assistant in 2004. She furthered here education by attending in Lewis & Clark Community College majoring in Dental Hygiene. In 2005, she graduated and earned the "Golden Scaler Award," given to the top student in the class. Haley has worked in Illinois and Missouri as a dental hygienist, garnering accolades for her thorough yet gentle technique.
In her spare time, Haley enjoys anything outdoors with her friends and family, especially boating, water skiing, and tubing. She also is interested in photography, fitness, and nutrition. Haley attends Freedom Church in Osage Beach.
Whitney Lawson, RDH, BSDH
Whitney is a Registered Dental Hygienist and started working for Eldon Family Dentistry in April 2017. She graduated from State Fair Community College with honors in 2014, earning an Associate's Degree in Dental Hygiene. She continued her education while working full-time and received her Bachelor of Science degree in Dental Hygiene from the University of Missouri-Kansas City in 2016.
Whitney's clinical focus is disease prevention and overall health. She holds several certifications which allow her to provide education and therapies tailored to each patient's individual needs. Whitney is very active the the local community in order to help promote health and well-being.
Whitney grew up in Tuscumbia on her family's farm and enjoys spending time with her family and friends. She likes reading, softball and traveling to new and exciting places. Whitney is a member of the Tuscumbia Christian Church.
Angie is our patient coordinator at Eldon Family Dentistry. She has worked in this role since 2003 and you will recognize her cheery personality when she assists you over the phone or in person. Angie works make sure your dental care experience is positive and stress free.
In her free time, Angie enjoys spending time with her family camping, canoeing, and fishing. She also likes farming and caring for her animals.
Tracy Biere, EFDA
Tracy is a dental assistant and has worked at Eldon Family Dentistry over 20 years. She enjoys crown and bridge procedures and is skilled in all aspects of patient care, including medical assisting. In 2017, Tracy completed course work and earned her certificate for Expanded Functions Dental Assisting which is a program of higher learning governed by the State of Missouri that allows Tracy to have greater clinical capabilities for patients.
Tracy's hobbies include gardening, exercising, and reading. She also enjoys spending time with family and friends, as well as attending sporting events with her fiancé. Tracy is also involved in the realty business part-time.
Kelly Edwards, CDA
Kelly is a Certified Dental Assistant and graduated from Nichols Career Center in 2007. In addition to helping with clinical procedures, Kelly also has expert knowledge of scheduling, dental insurance, and records. She is an Eldon High School alumna and a member of the Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Eldon.
Kelly loves camping, fishing, hunting, and floating, as well as spending time with her family, especially her two beautiful nephews. She enjoys learning and has recently started quilting and sewing.