(660) 885-6933
Dental Arts Building, 2000 N. Gaines Dr
Clinton, MO 64735


Dr. Krystal Gillis and Dr. Robert Sexauer are certified and licensed providers of FastBraces®
Rating: 5Dentist Clinton - 5 Star Reviewed by M.R
Dr. Krystal Gillis & Dr. Robert Sexauer Reviewed by M.R
  All were very professional and made me feel very comfortable. I was especially impressed by the new Dr. Crystal. She explained all my options very well and seemed very knowledge. Thank You. 
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Meet the Team

You have an outstanding dental family whom I always enjoy seeing. And I feel pretty relaxed and comfortable throughout my visit. Thanks! You're the best. Dr. Sexauer, I thought the calking went very well, didn't you??? :)
~ J.B. (Sep 20, 2013)


Our doctors

Dr. Krystal Gillis

Dr. Gillis grew up in Urbandale, Iowa and completed undergraduate studies with the University of Iowa. She went on to earn her DDS degree in 2008 from the University of Iowa College of Dentistry. Following graduation, Dr. Gillis and her husband Blake moved to Warrensburg where Blake earned his Masters Degress while Dr. Gillis worked in private practice.
Dr. Gillis looks forward to serving this community for many years to come, not only as a hardworking dentist but as an active and involved citizen. She is a member of the Greater Kansas City Dental Society, the Missouri Dental Association and the American Dental Association. Dr. Gillis feels it is very important to serve all members of the community including those who cannot afford dental care.
Dr. Gillis and Blake moved to Clinton in 2014 and are delighted to raise a family in such a wonderful community. Dr. Gillis and Blake are blessed with three children Grayson, Avery and Elle. In her free time, Dr. Gillis enjoys camping, boating and spending time with her family.

Dr. Robert Sexauer

Dr. Robert Sexauer is a board-certified dentist who practices health conscious, biological dentistry. He has been practicing since 1977, and has continued to expand his knowledge and skills throughout his career. He and his team take pride in providing exceptional customer service with a consistently high level of care. We have decades of collective experience in dentistry, and a common goal of improving lives.
Our practice is dedicated to Biological Dentistry. We don’t use amalgam (mercury-containing) filling material. We strictly adhere to the safety protocols set forth by the Holistic Dental Association and the International Academy of Oral Medicine and Toxicology. We provide dentistry that is good for your whole body and wellbeing.
Dr. Sexauer ensures that his entire staff is extensively trained in the latest technologies and techniques, such as laser diagnostics, intraoral camera, and digital x-rays. We are able to correct crooked teeth and bite problems discreetly with proven advanced technology, Fastbraces. Removable orthopedic devices and fixed appliances (traditional braces) are available as well.
Dr. Sexauer maintains membership in multiple organizations, including the American Dental Association, International Academy of Oral Medicine and Toxicology, Greater Kansas City Dental Association, and the Missouri Dental Association.
Our staff

Elizabeth Frye, C.D.A., R.D.H.

  • Associate of Arts General Education, Valencia Community College 2001
  • Certificate of Dental Assisting from Ozarks Technical Community College 2007
  • Associate of Science Dental Hygiene Ozarks Technical Community College 2009
Elizabeth has been with our office since 2009. Elizabeth’s goal is to educate, empower, and encourage you to reach your optimal oral health. She provides gentle, effective dental hygiene and hopes to help you have a positive experience while visiting Gillis Family Dentistry.
Elizabeth enjoys spending time with her husband and their twin sons, dog walks and bike rides on the Frisco Trail near her home in Polk County. Trying new restaurants or hosting friends for dinner and wine nights as often as possible is Elizabeth’s idea of a great time.

Janae Dodson, R.D.H.

  • Bachelor’s degree in Health Science from Missouri Southern State University 2010
  • Associate of Science Dental Hygiene Missouri Southern State University 2010
Janae joined our team in January 2014. Patient care is her number one priority, and she is committed to making a difference with patient education and gentle treatment.
Janae is married with two children. When not working, Janae stays busy chasing around her two little boys. There is never a dull moment. On the off chance she has spare time, she enjoys crafting and spending time with her family. Janae and her family enjoy occasional weekend trips to Branson. Her ideal vacation requires traveling south to sunny places with sandy beaches and palm trees.

Amy Bullock

Amy started her dental career in 1994 as a dental assistant. She joined out team in 2001 and cross-trained to work the front desk in 2007. Amy works with patients to coordinate their treatment plans in ways to maximize their insurance benefits. Amy loves to spend time with family and friends riding horses and camping. She enjoys photography and can’t wait to take pictures of her first grandchild!

Kelsey Himes

  • Dental Assisting certificate from Concorde Career College 2004
Kelsey worked for both a general dentist and an oral surgeon’s office in the Kansas City area for four years prior to moving back to Clinton where she was born and raised. She married her husband Bryan in 2007 and they have four beautiful children. She enjoys exercising, shopping, and spending quality time with her family.

Mechelle Stuart, R.D.H.

  • Bachelor's Degree in Dental Hygiene - University of Missouri School of Dentistry
Mechelle is a native of K.C. and has over 30 years experience in the dental field. She stays current with continuing dental education classes - a commitment she takes seriously to helping patients maintain their dental health. Patients appreciate her gentle and compassionate bedside manner. In her spare time, she enjoys volunteering at the Clinton Animal Shelter, camping, and kayaking.

Katy Mallett, R.D.H., CDA

  • Certificate of Dental Assisting Ozarks Technical Community College 2015
  • Associate of Applied Science in Dental Hygiene Ozarks Technical Community College 2017
  • ADHA Team member since 2015
  • ADAA Team member since 2014
Katy joined our team in June 2017. Katy’s goal is to help educate patients and provide gentle dental hygiene care to aid in a positive experience at Gillis Family Dentistry. Outside of providing dental hygiene care, Katy enjoys spending quality time with her husband, family & friends, and her well-loved dachshund!

Susan Nicley, R.E.D.D.A. DANB.

  • Associate of Arts, Alabama State University 1995
When Susan joined Gillis Family Dentistry in 2015, she brought with her a tremendous passion for dentistry. Susan has years of experience in surgical dentistry and emergency medicine. Susan’s “can-do” attitude keeps us moving on schedule and her skill is a great asset to our office.
Born in Michigan, Susan and her high school sweet heart, Dan, have been married almost thirty years. They moved all over the US during Dan’s Air Force career, spending several years in Colorado. They have two fun loving sons, and they all enjoy lake life here in the Truman Lakes area, spending their time together boating, skiing, riding, and traveling.

Shawnda Roberson

Shawnda graduated from UCM of Warrensburg MO with a certification of Dental Assisting and immediately joined our team. Shawnda’s future consists of further educating herself in Expanded Functions as a dental assistant and eventually becoming a dental hygienist.
In her free time Shawnda enjoys going to the lake with friends and family, spending time with her niece, Blaire, and going on new adventures. Another activity she enjoys is reading and playing with her two cats and two dogs.

Teresa Spackler

Clinton native Teresa is a familiar face to many of our local patients. We were so lucky to have her join our team in 2016. Teresa has 20 years of experience as a medical assistant and in medical administration. Her experience has been a great addition to our front desk and scheduling where she loves the ability to interact with our amazing patients every day.
In Teresa’s time away from the office she and her husband Doug enjoy boating, camping, spending evenings around the fire with friends, and traveling to see their three grown sons whenever the opportunity arises.