Dr. Stapleton is originally from the Sooner State and is a two-time graduate of the University of Oklahoma. She studied biology in her hometown of Norman, OK and went on to pursue her Doctor of Dental Surgery degree at the OU Health Sciences Center in Oklahoma City. Before moving to Columbia, she practiced in the Kansas City area, and has experience in general dentistry, as well as pediatrics. Dr. Stapleton is passionate about addressing your oral health care needs with evidence-based dentistry and providing you with the best possible dental experience. When she’s not at the office, she enjoys traveling with her family and friends, walking her goldendoodle Murphy, hiking, sewing, checking out local restaurants and farmer’s markets, and eating ice cream. She is excited to be a part of the Columbia community and to get to know you and your family. Be sure to say hello when you see her at a Mizzou sporting event, particularly gymnastics!