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Dentist in Ozark, MO
All our professionals at Riverpointe Dental Care maintain the highest levels of accreditation and pursue ongoing education to stay abreast of the latest trends in dentistry.
Dr. David Struble grew up in Dallas, Texas, attended the University of Texas, and received his D.D.S. from Baylor College of Dentistry in 1983. He began practice in Ozark in the spring of 1985 and built his current office in 1989. His professional memberships include the American Dental Association, the Missouri Dental Association and he is a member of the board of the Greater Springfield Dental Society.
Dr. David Struble was chosen 2007 Dentist of the Year by the Missouri Dental Association in recognition for his instrumental role in the establishment of the Children's Smile Center, a not for profit clinic to provide dental care for Medicaid-eligible children.
Dr. Struble has completed over a thousand hours of continued education in dentistry, which has enhanced his general dentistry practice to include the latest treatments in cosmetic crown and bridge restorations, cosmetic fillings, porcelain veneers, endodontics (root canal therapy), T.M.J. (jaw-joint) therapy, mini implants for dental stablization, patented laser surgery for correcting gum disease and Full and Partial dentures.
His wife, Debbie, daughter, Amanda, and son, Adam, and their interests keep him busy for much of his free time, but some is still left for golf, running and watching his beloved Dallas Cowboys and Texas Longhorns. Many people in the Ozarks still refer to Dr. Struble as "the Singing Dentist" for his "side" career as a lead performer in Branson, MO shows (Presley's and the Ozarks Country Jubilee) from 1984-1992. Three times he was awarded "Male Vocalist of the Year" at the Ozark Music Awards.
Heather graduated from Ozark High School in 1997. She joined Dr. Struble's practice ten years ago. Organizational skills, multitasking and easy conversations with patients have proven to be Heather's most postive traits. She will be happy to help you with any questions you have about your dental insurance coverage or to discuss all financing options. Heather is happily married to Travis and is a proud mom of a wonderful son Chandler who is involved in football, baseball, and basketball, all of which keeps them on the go! Heather is an avid sports fan herself, with football being her favorite! She’s a huge LSU and New Orleans Saints fan!!
Michele grew up and graduated from Mountain View-Birch Tree High School. She then attended SMSU-West Plains. Her friendly voice may be your first contact with our office and she will warmly welcome you before every appointment. Michele has been married to her husband Brian for 13 years and they have 3 children. Brenden is 12, Courtney is 10, and Ethan is 6. "Mom's taxi service" takes up much of her free time, but she enjoys canoeing & swimming when she can.
Melanie, a Glendale High School graduate attended hygiene school at Costal Carolina Community College, in Jacksonville, N.C. She has been serving our patients faithfully for eight years. She and her husband, Brandon have two children, Kyla and Garrett. (Ask her to see their pictures!) Melanie enjoys camping, swimming, going to horse races and is always up for a great vacation.
Cindy graduated from MSSC in 1985 and has since been licensed in Florida, Nebraska, and Virginia. She has been with Dr. Struble’s office for the past six years. Cindy is happily married and a proud parent to three children. Her oldest son is in the Air Force, her second son is in college and her daughter attends Ozark Schools. In her spare time Cindy enjoys teaching fitness classes, biking, running, attending Bible studies, and spending time with her family.
Stacey was born and raised in The Ozarks. She graduated from Missouri State University in 2004 with her bachelor's of science degree in Communication Sciences and Disorders. She went on to receive her license in Denal Hygiene from OTC in 2010. Stacey & her husband are proud parents of their 18 month old daughter, Katelyn. She enjoys reading and being outdoors with her family.
Stephanie grew up in Ozark and graduated from high school in 2007. Stephanie joined Dr. Struble's team three years ago after graduating from OTC where she became a Certified Dental Assistant with expanded functions. Stephanie has recently been accepted to OTC's Dental Hygiene program and is expected to graduate in 2014. (We are all real proud of her!). She loves summer weather, being on the water and spending free time with her family and friends.
Kristy grew up and graduated from Pleasant Hope High School. She went on to attend OTC and Vatterott where she became a Certified Dental Assistant with Expanded Functions. Kristy joined Dr. Struble's office in August and has become a great asset to the Riverpointe Dental Care Team. In her spare time, Kristy enjoys working out, hot yoga and being outdoors.
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