K.J. Sturhahn, DMD
K.J. founded Buffalo Prairie Dental Care in 1996 in Pittsfield, Il. He has since owned three other locations including practices in Keokuk, IA, Macomb, Il and Quincy, IL. He nows owns and continues to practice in the Keokuk, IA and Quincy, IL locations. K.J. graduated from Southern Illinois University School of Dental Medicine in Alton, IL in 1996. He has had advanced training and Continuing Education at Pacific Aesthetic Continuum, Rondeau Functional Orthodontics, Invisalign and Brady Franks Osteo Ready Implantology. He is a member of the American Dental Society, Illinois State Dental Association, T.L. Gilmer Society and the International Association of Orthodontics.
K.J. is married with three wonderful children, 2 daughters and 1 son. He currently resides in Quincy, Il where he enjoys hunting, skiing, boating and spending time outdoors.
Maggie joined Buffalo Prairie in June 2004 as a Hygiene Assistant while attending Carl Sandburg Dental Hygiene Program which she graduated from in that same year and began practicing as one of our Hygienists in November 2004. She currently resides in Warsaw with her husband, Casey and daughter, Sydni. Outside of work, Maggie enjoys shopping, gardening and spending time with her family and friends.
Britany joined Buffalo Prairie in August 2005 as a Hygienist. She is a 2005 graduate of Southern Illinois University in Carbondale, IL. Britany grew up in Mendon, Il and currently resides in Camp Point, Il with her husband, Tracy and two boys, Brody and Bradyn. Outside of work, she enjoys spending time with her family and friends.
Missy was born in Pittsfield, Il and currently resides in Pleasant Hill, Il. Prior to joining our team she worked as a dental assistant. She joined Buffalo Prairie in 2001 as a scheduling coordinator in our original office in Pittsfield, IL. She then moved into the financial coordinator in that office. In June 2015, she became part of the Quincy team as the financial coordinator. Missy has three daughters, Keely, Hanna and Natalie. Outside of work she keeps busy with all her kids activities including softball, volleyball, basketball and cheer.
Lori was born and raised in Keokuk, IA where she currently resides with her husband Scott and two children Ryan and Aryn. She joined Buffalo Prairie Dental Care in April 2014 as a financial coordinator.
Lacey was born in Des Moins, IA and currently resides in Niota, IL with her family. She joined Buffalo Prairie in 2017 as a Scheduling Coordinator. Before starting with Buffalo Prairie she had an in home daycare. She enjoys spending time outside and being with friends and family.
Jamie recently relocated to Keokuk, IA from Sonoma County California with her husband and two sons. She joined Buffalo Prairie in 2017 as a Scheduling Coordinator, and is also a full time student at Buena Vista University. In her spare time she enjoys watching her children’s sporting events and traveling.
Stephanie was born in Quincy, IL where she currently resides with her Husband and two daughters. She joined Buffalo Prairie in 2017 as a Scheduling Coordinator. Outside of work Stephanie enjoys traveling and spending time with her large family.
Carol was born and raised in Keokuk, Iowa. She currently resides in Montrose, IA with her husband Larry and cat, Hobo. Carol joined Buffalo Prairie in May 2000 as a Dental Assistant. Outside of work Carol enjoys going to car shows and doing yard work.
Lynsey was born in Pueblo, Co and currently resides in Quincy, IL with her husband and son. She joined Buffalo Prairie in 2007 as a Dental Assistant. Outside of work Lynsey enjoys spending time with her family and friends.
Kayla was born in Macomb, Il and currently resides in Adrian, IL with her husband and two girls. She joined Buffalo Prairie in 2015 as a Dental Assistant. Before becoming a dental assistant, Kayla was a cosmetologist. Outside of work she enjoys spending time with family and friends as well as decorating and painting.
Tiffany was born and raised in Bowen, IL where she currently resides with her husband, Jerry and three children, Bocephus and twins Keaton and Coti. She graduated from Vatterott College in 2005 with a degree in Certified Medical Assisting. She joined Buffalo Prairie in 2015 as our Scheduling Coordinator and has since become one of our Hygiene Assistants. Outside of work, she enjoys watching movies, baking and spending time with family.
Jordan was raised in Hamilton, IL currently residing in Keokuk, IA. She joined Buffalo Prairie in 2017 as a Dental Hygiene Assistant. Outside of work Jordan is a licensed real estate agent in Iowa and enjoys spending time with her boyfriend Daniel, her family, friends and her beloved dogs Sophie and Mimi.
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