Our Hygiene Team
MEET Trish Tallon, RDH
Believe it or not, Trish is the very first dental hygienist of Branson Dental Center! Trish is a graduate of UMKC with a degree in Dental Hygiene. She started the practice with Dr. Tallon over 35 years ago in Branson, with a commitment to their patient relationships. Trish’s heartbeat is total dental health and wellness and she is dedicated to spreading the word about living a healthy lifestyle and your dental health’s impact on the rest of the body. Dr. Rick Tallon and Trish have two children and 3 incredible grandkids. In Trish’s free time you can find her running the hills of Branson, playing with her grandkids, enjoying the lake with Rick and loving on her best running buddy, Max, a lively weimaraner.
MEET Amy Mead, RDH
Amy graduated with a degree in Dental Hygiene from OTC in 2008. She previously worked as a dental assistant for over 8 years. She is married and has a daughter and son. Amy’s life passion is her faith and her family. Her favorite verse is Philippians 4:13. She loves to run and read.
MEET Pam Carter, RDH
Pam graduated with a degree in Dental Hygiene from Forest Park Community College, St. Louis in 1986. She has been working at Branson Dental Center since January of 1998. She has a daughter and son who are twins. Pam is an avid sports fan and foodie. On the days she isn’t at Branson Dental, you can always find her at the area lakes enjoying the outdoors!
MEET Michelle Ealy, RDH
Michelle graduated with a degree in Dental Hygiene from Ozark Technical College in May of 2005. She has been working at Branson Dental Center since her graduation in 2005. She is married, has a son and a daughter.
MEET Matt Masters, RDH
Matt graduated with a degree in Dental Hygiene from Missouri Southern in 1993. He has been working at Branson Dental Center since June of 1994. He enjoys fishing and all sports. Matt is married and has a daughter and a son.
Meet Jessica Crim, RDH
Jessica graduated with a degree in Dental Hygiene from Ozarks Technical Community College; she has been working at Branson Dental Center since her graduation in 2015. She previously graduated from College of the Ozarks with her degree in accounting and worked as an accountant for 10 years. She enjoys coffee almost as much as she loves caring for patients. She is married and has a miniature dachshund named Oscar.
Meet Jenn Housely, RDH
Jennifer has over fourteen years of experience in oral health promotion and patient advocacy in general dentistry. Her experience in dentistry includes over twenty years including her time as a hygienist. She is married and has two daughters and a son. Outside of the office, Jennifer spends her time in the outdoors with family and church family and watching her children play various sports.
Meet Tina Barbour, RDH
Tina comes to Branson Dental Center with over twenty four years of experience serving patients in the field of dentistry. She is passionate about providing quality patient experiences. Tina looks forward to many more years of staying up to date on the latest and most effective treatments in dentistry to allow for top notch care.
Outside the office she enjoys being active outdoors. Family, faith and adventure are at the top of her list. She enjoys being active outdoors. Her family keeps busy with soccer, tennis, t-ball and drama performances. Tina enjoys travel, especially the West and Southwest, United States.