Meet Our Staff

Dentist Staff #4 - Wichita, KS

KJ Byrd

Insurance Coordinator/
Dental Assistant

Krista graduated from the R2 Center for Dentistry program in 2011 where she obtained her certification as a Certified Dental Assistant. Shortly after, she began assisting while taking courses to expand her knowledge in business to better serve her patients and her dental practice. Krista now specializes in insurance and can help answer any questions you might have. Krista is a huge Kansas City Chiefs fan and attends most home games. When she’s not at a sporting event, you can find her with her two rescue dogs Briggs and Taylor.

Dentist Staff #2 - Wichita, KS


Receptionist/ RDH

Kylee knew at a young age that she wanted to pursue a dental career. She began her journey as a dental assistant shortly after high school. Kylee did this for 8 years while also working towards a career in dental hygiene. Her knowledge in multiple areas in the dental office make her a great asset to our office. She has 2 wonderful little boys that keep her very busy with sports and their everyday shenanigans.

Dentist Staff #2 - Wichita, KS


Lead Dental Assistant

Jessica graduated in 2012 as a Certified Dental Assistant with expanded functions in Implant Dentistry and Orthodontic Dentistry. Jessica successfully completed her internship with our Wellington office in 2012 and officially joined the practice in 2014, spending over 9 years with our team, earning the title of Dr. Gill’s Lead Dental Assistant. Jessica is married and has a 1yr old son that occupies most of her time and KU/Chiefs have the rest.

Dentist Staff #3 - Wichita, KS

Christy Bryan

Dental Assistant/ Front Desk

Christy began assisting after graduating high school in 1995. Christy has spent 26 years off and on working in the dental field while taking sometimes long breaks to have and raise her four children. Christy has been married for 18 years and enjoys going to Sante Fe Lake and watching the Chiefs.

Dentist Staff #1 - Wichita, KS

Shannon Erdwien


Shannon graduated from WSU in 1997 with a BPhEd in Physical Education and Exercise Science while participating on the WSU track team competing in the heptathlon. She returned and completed the Dental Hygiene program in 2002. After working at a West side office for 10 years she joined our team in 2011 as our primary hygienist. Shannon loves working one on one with people and prides herself in compassion, making her patients feel comfortable and giving them a positive (sometimes even fun!) dental experience. She has been married to her husband Kyle for 20 years and they have 3 beautiful daughters.

Dentist Staff #2 - Wichita, KS

Sandra Kraus


Sandra has been in dentistry since 2000. She began her dental journey as a dental assistant which she pursued for 10 years before choosing to further her education in the field of hygiene. She joined our crew in December of 2011. She is married with 4 kiddos. She enjoys outside activities and hanging with family and friends.

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