About Leavenworth Family Dental

We welcome all patients as if they were family. Whether it’s a severe toothache that needs immediate attention or you want your smile to look better, we are here to serve. We are confident that you will feel right at home in our office as you receive quality service for your smile, with a smile.


Dr. John McKnight, DDS

Dr. John McKnight, a native of Olathe, Kansas, completed his undergraduate education at the University of Kansas. He earned his Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS) at the University of Missouri, KC. Upon graduation, Dr. McKnight served 3 years in the U.S. Air Force. While in the military, he completed a one-year advanced education program in general dentistry. He is a member of the Northeast District Dental Society, Kansas Dental Association, and the American Dental Association.

Dr. McKnight and his wife Jody have been married since 1996 and they have four wonderful children. When not in the office, He enjoys spending time with his family, playing racquetball, serving in his church and community, and spending time outdoors.


Stacey Schrick, Office Manager

Our office manager, Stacey Schrick, has been with the practice since 2004. She oversees daily operations including processing insurance claims and payments. Stacey enjoys working with the patients to ensure they receive 110 % from Dr. McKnight and his staff. Stacey has been married to her husband Aaron since 1999 and they have 2 great children. She keeps busy watching her son play football at Benedictine College and keeping up with her daughter who is involved in various sports. When Stacey isn’t busy watching her kid’s activities, she loves shopping with friends, canoeing and spending time at the lake.

Emily Terron, Treatment Coordinator

Emily Terron is the treatment coordinator for our office. She takes time to go over patient's treatment plans so the patient has a clear understanding of the treatment. Emily has been married to her husband Brad since 2014. They have one daughter. Emily enjoys watching her daughter compete in dance competitions. In her spare time she enjoys painting, and baking.


Carrie Hanks, Dental Assistant

Carrie Hanks has been a dental assistant at Leavenworth Family Dental since 2000. She enjoys working alongside Dr McKnight and helping patients feel at home. She is committed to continuing education in new dental technology. Carrie grew up in Ohio where she met her husband Kyle. They have been married since 1999 and have a daughter and a son. In her free time, Carrie enjoys spending time with her family and friends, camping, and going to the lake.


Amber Denney, Dental Assistant

Amber Denney graduated Concorde Career College in 2008 and has been with Leavenworth Family Dental since 2010. She loves seeing patients smile and has remained committed to continuing education by receiving several certificates. These certificates include supragingival scaling, nitrous oxide sedation, sealant and retraction cord placement, and temporary crown fabrication. Amber and her husband Travis have one daughter, Addasyn. She enjoys spending time with her family, her dogs, and she loves to bake.

Laura Cribb, Dental Assistant

Laura Cribb worked at Leavenworth Family Dental from 2011 to 2015 . She left only when her husband was stationed at the Pentagon from 2015-2018. They are excited to call Leavenworth home again and plan on staying through retirement. Laura enjoys getting to know patients while assisting Dr. McKnight with procedures. Laura and her husband Cliff have been married since 1990 and have 3 wonderful children and 2 grandsons. In her spare time she enjoys spending time with her family and friends and being outdoors.

Nicole Romane, Dental Hygienist

Nicole Romane has been in the dental field since 2013. Prior to receiving her Dental Hygiene degree from Flint Hills Technical College, she worked as a dental assistant for Dr. McKnight . Nicole and her husband Gage have been married since 2015. Nicole enjoys gardening and spending time with her cat.

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Kaitlyn Pettis, Dental Hygienist

Katie McQuillan has been a dental hygienist at Leavenworth Family since 2018. A native of Leavenworth, she was a patient of Dr. McKnight’s before becoming a hygienist. Katie graduated from Lansing High School where she played soccer and volleyball. She then went on to Flint Hills Technical College where she earned her Hygiene degree. Katie and her husband Kaleb have been married since 2019 and have one son, Sterling. Outside of work, she enjoys spending time with her family and 2 dogs as well as shopping and exercising.

Hailey Jackson, Dental Hygienist

Hailey Jackson, a graduate of Concorde Career College, began working with the Practice in 2018. She loves talking to and getting to know her patients in the office she considers very friendly and warm. Hailey grew up in a small town in Missouri where she and her husband Chris went to school together from Kindergarten thru their Senior year. They have been married since 2017 and are currently stationed at Ft. Leavenworth. They have one blue heeler baby named Roxy. In Hailey’s spare time she likes to watch Netflix, go on walks, and return home as often as possible to visit her family.

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