Quail Creek Dental Staff

Our seasoned and experienced staff extend Dr Stunkel’s philosophy of creating relaxing spaces while maintaining the highest level of care in the 417 area code. They are also aware of the acute challenges faced with dental emergency visits both during and after hours. Each have been trained and certified by ADA & MDA standards and call Springfield & the Ozarks their home. Thanks for visiting our dental staff page. Use the links below to find more information about becoming a new patient, find directions, insurance information, dental emergency, our smile services and more.



Lora started her dental career in 2001 by completing dental assisting training in Springfield, MO. After 8 years of patient care as an expanded functions dental assistant, Lora made the decision to advance to the front office position.

Since 2009 Lora has been working with financing and dental insurance companies. She works very closely with dental insurance companies on a daily basis, and is very familiar with how to process dental claims, for patients to receive the maximum coverage benefits that their insurance company provides. She is passionate about making sure patients receive the best benefits that are available to them.

In her free time, Lora keeps busy by going to church and spending time with her 2 teenage girls and dogs.


Dental Assistant

Our dental assistant Andrea has twelve years experience in the dental field. One of the things she loves most about her job is building a strong relationship with her patients. Her goal is to provide the best possible dental care in a comfortable and fun atmosphere.

When not at work, she cherishes time spent with her husband Tony and son Isaac. She also likes to camp, canoe, and watch movies on the weekends.





Sonja has been an expanded functions dental assistant since 2010. After 5 years of chair side assisting, she moved to the front office position. Sonja enjoys getting to know all of the patients that come in to the office. She will also go over your treatment plan estimate with you, if you are in need of any treatment, and she will also help patients file insurance claims on their behalf.

In her free time, she enjoys playing softball, traveling, drag racing, and spending time and playing sports with her daughter and son.