Meet The Team

Stephan Caye, DDS

Where are you from? I grew up in Lee’s Summit, MO and attended Lee’s Summit High School.

Educational Background: I graduated from Lee’s Summit High School, received a Bachelor of Science in Cell and Molecular Biology from Missouri State University and graduated from UMKC School of Dentistry with an emphasis on Cosmetic Dentistry and Endodontics.

What do you do for fun? Take my two year old son to the pool and park. I also enjoy playing golf and soccer. Going to Branson and boating on Table Rock Lake.

Favorite movies: Dumb and DumberThere’s Something About Mary, and Bourne Identity

Favorite food: Lobster tail or crab legs. Anything off the grill.

Favorite sports team: Chiefs, Sporting KC, Jayhawks, and Royals

Favorite famous smile: Eric Hosmer after winning the World Series

Favorite store to shop: Dick’s Sporting Goods

What toothbrush do you use: Oral B manual toothbrush

You may not know: I proposed to my wife on the Eiffel Tower. Also, I have traveled to France and Italy 5 times.

Jennifer Crumbaugh, DDS

Where are you from? Born in New York City and raised in Lawrence, KS
Educational background? Washburn University with a BS in Biology and minors in Chemistry and German, UMKC School of Dentistry 2014 (we were classmates)

What do you do for fun? I have two kids Quintin and Cameron, love watching them perform gymnastics, soccer, and running. We also like to eat out together. My husband is a pilot and I love to travel…. anywhere!

Favorite movies? Not a big fan of movies, but I love mindless TV and sports!

Favorite food? Sushi, Mediterranean, and Mexican

Favorite sports teams? KU Jayhawks, The Kansas City Chiefs, and The Kansas City Royals

Favorite famous smile? Jason Derulo

Favorite store to shop? Target and Bath & Body Works

What toothbrush do you use? Morning: Sonicare and Evening: Oral-B

You may not know: I have an electric car and will likely never drive a gas car again.


Gaylyn Butts, RN | Aesthetic Nurse Injector

Where are you from? I am from the small town of Chase, KS but have spent most of my adult life in the KC metro area.

Educational background? I obtained my ADN locally from Penn Valley Community College and later went back to get my Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree from Fort Hays State University.

What do you do for fun? I like to stay active with my kids. We are really into sports and doing outdoorsy activities. I also love to travel any chance I get!

Favorite movies? I’m terrible at picking favorites but I love a good comedy or suspense.

Favorite food? Mexican food. I am certain I could survive on only chips & salsa.

Favorite sports teams? I love supporting our hometown teams — Chiefs, Royals, Sporting KC, & KC Current. But the NE Cornhuskers will always have my college-fan heart.

Favorite store to shop? I love a good one-stop shop, Target for the win.

You may not know: I’ve been a nurse for 16 years, I was a labor and delivery nurse for over 10 years, 6 of those years were spent as a travel nurse. For the past 6 years I have been in obstetric emergency education

Natalie, Receptionist

Where are you from? Kansas City, MO; however, I currently live in Lee’s Summit.

Educational background: I graduated from Lee’s Summit North High School, attended MCCKC, and received certification from Penn Valley Dental Assisting School.

What do you do for fun? In the summer I love going to the lake and being on the boat.

Favorite movies: Sweet Home Alabama

Favorite food: It’s hard to choose between Nachos and Chinese Food!

Favorite sports team: Kansas City Chiefs and Kansas City Royals

Favorite famous smile: Kate Hudson

Favorite store to shop: Target and Amazon

What toothbrush do you use: Oral B Soft Bristles

You may not know: I have been with my husband since my Junior year of high School. We have two little girls and a boxer. I’ve been in the dental field for 10 years.

Kara, Office Manager

Where are you from? I grew up in Grain Valley, but currently live in Buckner.

Educational background: I graduated from Grain Valley High and completed Dental Assisting School through Concorde.

What do you do for fun?  I love to fish and hunt, but most of my free time is spent with friends and family.

Favorite movies: The Notebook

Favorite food: Fried pickles and anything sweet

Favorite sports team: The hometown favorites; Royals and Chiefs

Favorite famous smile: Jennifer Aniston and Bradley Cooper

Favorite store to shop: Target

What toothbrush do you use: Oral B Electric

You may not know: I am married to Derek and we have a baby boy.

Ashley, Dental Assistant

Where are you from? I grew up in Harrisonville, MO

Educational background: I studied Cosmetology at Paul Mitchell.

What do you do for fun?  I enjoy working at a hair salon on the weekends. When I’m not working, I love to spend time with my dogs, friends, and family.

Favorite movies: Bridesmaids

Favorite food: Chipotle

Favorite sports team: The Kansas City Chiefs

Favorite famous smile: Taylor Swift

Favorite store to shop: Scheels

What toothbrush do you use: Oral-B

You may not know: I have two dogs, Daisy and Dolly!


Erin, Dental Assistant

Where are you from? I was born and raised in St. Louis. I moved to Lee’s Summit 8 years ago.

Educational background: I graduated from High School in my hometown and took some college courses.

What do you do for fun? I love to spend time with my friends, and family.

Favorite movies: Any comedy

Favorite food: Pizza

Favorite sports team: The Kansas City Chiefs and The St. Louis Cardinals

Favorite famous smile: Julia Roberts

Favorite store to shop: Amazon

What toothbrush do you use: Oral-B

You may not know: I enjoy gardening!


Kristy, Hygienist

Where are you from? I grew up in Lee’s Summit and went to Lee’s Summit North for high school.

Educational background: I attended the Dental Hygiene School at UMKC, where I graduated with my Bachelors of Science in Dental Hygiene.

What do you do for fun?  I love going to the lake with my family and friends in the summer.

Favorite movies: Wedding Crashers and Armageddon

Favorite food: I love Mexican food and usually fill up on the chips and salsa!

Favorite sports team: Mizzou Tigers, Kansas City Royals and Kansas City Chiefs

Favorite famous smile: Jessica Alba and Julia Roberts

Favorite store to shop: Target always gets me in trouble! I’ll walk out with way more than I went in for!!

What toothbrush do you use: I love my Sonicare!

You may not know: I can wiggle my ears!