Care for Your Smile

Mon - Thu 7:20am - 5:30pm | Fri 7:20am - 1:00pm
1818 Broadway St
Cape Girardeau, MO 63701

Doctors Ruopp & Ruopp

 

Ruopp Family Dentistry Staff

The Ruopp Clinical team is unique in that they are the only dental group in the area to have a husband and wife practicing together. They are also blessed to have many talented and loyal staff members. Together the team has over 200 years of combined dental experience.

 

DR. JANET BRUNTON RUOPP

Dentist

Dr. Jan is a graduate of Cape Central High School and is a lifelong resident of Cape Girardeau. With both children now graduated from dental school, she has more time to indulge in her passion of community service.

Education 

Bachelor of Science - Southeast Missouri State University
D.D.S. - University of Missouri at Kansas City

Memberships

ADA, MDA, Southeast District Dental Society, Community Caring Council, Be True Initiative, Mission Fest Cape, Cape Dental Study Club and Zonta.

Dr. Jan  served as the local lead for Missouri Mission of Mercy II in Cape Girardeau, MO. Her vision to bring free dental care to those without access to proper care resulted in nearly $1,000,000 in free dental care being provided to over 1700 individuals locally in May 2013.

She remains active in Zonta Club locally and internationally.  The organization promotes empowering woman on personal and academic endeavors.  She has been fortunate to use her dental skills to lead a permanent outreach clinic in Haiti and travels there at least once a year to provide much needed dental treatment while also continuing dental care charities in the US...She just completed her seventh dental mission!

She remains active in Zonta Club locally and internationally. The organization promotes empowering woman on personal and academic endeavors. She has been fortunate to use her dental skills to lead a permanent outreach clinic in Haiti and travels there at least once a year to provide much needed dental treatment while also continuing dental care charities in the US...She just completed her seventh dental mission!

Education 

Bachelor of Science - Southeast Missouri State University
D.D.S. - University of Missouri at Kansas City

Memberships

ADA, MDA, Southeast District Dental Society, Community Caring Council, Be True Initiative, Mission Fest Cape, Cape Dental Study Club and Zonta.

Dr. Jan  served as the local lead for Missouri Mission of Mercy II in Cape Girardeau, MO. Her vision to bring free dental care to those without access to proper care resulted in nearly $1,000,000 in free dental care being provided to over 1700 individuals locally in May 2013.

 

DR. PATRICK R. RUOPP

Dentist

Dr. Pat is a graduate of Notre Dame High School.  He has a number of hobbies including NASCAR, bird watching, stamp collecting, and pin collecting to mention a few. 

He is pleased to see both his children follow in his footsteps, both graduating from dental school in May 2018.  Brenton Ruopp attended his parents' alma mater, UMKC School of Dentistry while his younger sister, Alyssa Ruopp, forged into new territory at the fledgling A.T. Still University in Kirksville, MO.  It has always been Dr. Pat's hope to practice with his children, a hope that became a reality as Dr. Alyssa joined the practice in July!

Education 

Bachelor of Science | Southeast Missouri State University
D.D.S. | University of Missouri at Kansas City

Memberships

ADA, MDA, Southeast District Dental Society, Cape Dentistry Study Club, River City Rodders, Cape Chamber of Commerce, Southeast Missouri Corvette Club, and Lions Club.

He is pleased to see both his children follow in his footsteps, both graduating from dental school in May 2018.  Brenton Ruopp attended his parents' alma mater, UMKC School of Dentistry while his younger sister, Alyssa Ruopp, forged into new territory at the fledgling A.T. Still University in Kirksville, MO.  It has always been Dr. Pat's hope to practice with his children, a hope that became a reality as Dr. Alyssa joined the practice in July!

Education 

Bachelor of Science | Southeast Missouri State University
D.D.S. | University of Missouri at Kansas City

Memberships

ADA, MDA, Southeast District Dental Society, Cape Dentistry Study Club, River City Rodders, Cape Chamber of Commerce, Southeast Missouri Corvette Club, and Lions Club.

 

DR. ALYSSA RUOPP BAKER

Dentist

Dr. Baker is a graduate of Notre Dame High School. She lives in Cape Girardeau with her husband, Corey. They welcomed their first child, Beatrix, in spring of 2019.

She loves working side by side with her parents and looks forward to learning from them for years to come!

Education

Bachelor of Science | Southeast Missouri State University D.M.D. | ATSU Missouri School of Dentistry and Oral Health

Memberships

ADA, MDA, Southeast District Dental Society, Zonta

She loves working side by side with her parents and looks forward to learning from them for years to come!

Education 

Bachelor of Science | Southeast Missouri State University D.M.D. | ATSU Missouri School of Dentistry and Oral Health

Memberships

ADA, MDA, Southeast District Dental Society, Zonta.

 

DAWN ROBERTS, EFDA, CDA

Certified Dental Assistant

Dawn has been a part of our team since August 1989! She is a certified EFDA which means she is trained and capable of performing a number of advanced procedures. Dawn is Dr. Jan’s right hand at the office and you will often find her smiling face by Dr. Jan’s side.

Dawn lives in Gordonville with her husband John. They have one son Kyle and just welcomed their first grandchild, McKinlee. In her free time, Dawn enjoys shopping, and spending time with her family.

Dawn lives in Gordonville with her husband John. They have one son Kyle and just welcomed their first grandchild, McKinlee. In her free time, Dawn enjoys shopping, and spending time with her family.

 

SHERRY TENKHOFF, EFDA, CDA

Certified Dental Assistant

Sherry has been with our practice since July 1982 and has been Dr. Pat’s right hand ever since. She holds certifications as a CDA and EFDA and has 36 years of experience as a dental assistant!

Sherry lives in Oran with her husband Kevin. They have two children and one very special grandson! In her free time, Sherry enjoys spending time at the lake with family, boating, going to the beach, or anything that allows her to spend time outdoors!

Sherry lives in Oran with her husband Kevin. They have two children and one very special grandson! In her free time, Sherry enjoys spending time at the lake with family, boating, going to the beach, or anything that allows her to spend time outdoors!

 

ADRIAN MILLER

Certified Dental Assistant

Adrian is a multi-talented dental assistant and works with all of the doctors on any given day. She holds both CDA and EFDA certifications which allows her to perform many advanced procedures in our office.

Adrian lives in Anna, IL and has two children, Jaidyn and Kenedy. When she is not in the office, Adrian loves being at the lake or spending time outdoors with her children and friends.

Adrian lives in Anna, IL and has two children, Jaidyn and Kenedy. When she is not in the office, Adrian loves being at the lake or spending time outdoors with her children and friends.

 

AMANDA LOWRY

Clinical Assistant/Clinical Lead

Amanda has been with Ruopp Family Dentistry since January 2005. She has certifications as a CDA and EFDA. Due to Amanda’s qualifications and experience, you may find her taking on a variety of tasks around the office. However, clinical assistant is her favorite and she loves doing what she does best, providing excellent and personalized patient care!

Amanda has been with Ruopp Family Dentistry since January 2005. She has certifications as a CDA and EFDA. Due to Amanda’s qualifications and experience, you may find her taking on a variety of tasks around the office. However, clinical assistant is her favorite and she loves doing what she does best, providing excellent and personalized patient care!

Amanda lives in Whitewater, MO with her husband Lance and her son Waylon. In her free time, Amanda enjoys running, spending time at the farm, and anything that allows her to be outdoors; however, some of her outdoor activities have been put on hold as she is expecting her second child in June

Katara lives in East Prairie, MO with her daughter Lylah. They like to spend most of their down time laughing with friends and family. She also has a passion for painting, decorating, and making crafts.

 
 
 

BRITTANY BARNETT, RDH

Registered Dental Hygienist

Brittany is one of our four hygienists. She graduated from Missouri Southern with her Bachelor’s Degree in Health Science and an Associate’s Degree in Dental Hygiene in 2014.

Brittnay was born and raised in Jonesboro, AR but now lives in Cape Girardeau with her husband Cameron, their daughter Morganly, and their dog Ammo. Outside of the office, Brittnay enjoys spending time with family and friends, crafting, and wreath making.

Brittnay was born and raised in Jonesboro, AR but now lives in Cape Girardeau with her husband Cameron, their daughter Morganly, and their dog Ammo. Outside of the office, Brittnay enjoys spending time with family and friends, crafting, and wreath making.

 

JENNA GOLDEN, RDH

Registered Dental Hygienist

Jenna is another member of our hygiene team. She received her Bachelor’s Degree in Applied Sciences from SIU Carbondale in 2016. She holds her RDH certification and has made a great addition to our hygiene staff. Jenna brings a bright energy to our office which translates to her care for her patients.

Jenna lives in Murphysboro, IL with her husband Nich and their pets. In her free time, Jenna enjoys weightlifting and staying healthy.

Jenna lives in Murphysboro, IL with her husband Nich and their pets. In her free time, Jenna enjoys weightlifting and staying healthy.

 

DONNA YORK, CDA

Patient Coordinator/Certified Dental Assistant

Donna joined our practice as our Patient Coordinator in January 1979 and has been a welcoming face in our office ever since. She is a Certified Dental Assistant and is experienced in all aspects of the office. She feels a genuine connection with our patients and always greets everyone with a warm smile as a member of our front desk team.

She lives in Cape Girardeau with her husband, Mike. They have two children and four grandchildren that they love spending time with! When they are not taking in one of their grandchildren’s activities, Donna and Mike enjoy playing golf.

She lives in Cape Girardeau with her husband, Mike. They have two children and four grandchildren that they love spending time with! When they are not taking in one of their grandchildren’s activities, Donna and Mike enjoy playing golf.

 

MEGAN MARGETTA

Office Manager

Megan is our Office Manager. She is a Cape Girardeau native and graduated Cum Laude from Southeast Missouri State University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration and Marketing in May 2016.

Megan lives in Cape Girardeau with her husband Jacob, their daughter Mila, and their dog Khloe. In her free time she loves spending time with her family and traveling every chance she gets.

Megan lives in Cape Girardeau with her husband Jacob, their daughter Mila, and their dog Khloe. In her free time she loves spending time with her family and traveling every chance she gets.

 

KIM HOGAN

Insurance Coordinator

Kim is our Insurance Coordinator and works diligently to confirm all of our patients’ insurance benefit information before their appointments so we may correctly estimate their dental coverage. She is great when it comes to everything insurance related and is your “go to girl” for any insurance questions.

Kim was born and raised in Cape Girardeau where she still lives. She is a true animal lover and loves seeing pictures of your pets at your appointment. In her free time, Kim loves staying active, spending time with her niece and nephew, and taking her dogs for walks.

Kim was born and raised in Cape Girardeau where she still lives. She is a true animal lover and loves seeing pictures of your pets at your appointment. In her free time, Kim loves staying active, spending time with her niece and nephew, and taking her dogs for walks.

 

LESLIE FERRELL

Financial Coordinator

Leslie is our Financial Coordinator and you will find her as a smiling face at our front desk. She is well versed and experienced in all aspects of our financial department and is always available to answer any questions you may have on your patient account.

Leslie is originally from Cape Girardeau but currently lives in Benton, MO with her fiancé, Fred. Leslie has four children, including three teenagers! In her free time, Leslie enjoys cooking, spending time with her family, and enjoying time in the country.

Leslie is originally from Cape Girardeau but currently lives in Benton, MO with her fiancé, Fred. Leslie has four children, including three teenagers! In her free time, Leslie enjoys cooking, spending time with her family, and enjoying time in the country.

 

JANICE JOHNSON

Scheduling Coordinator

Janice is our Scheduling Coordinator so she is the voice you hear over the phone when scheduling or confirming your appointments with our office.

Janice lives in Cape Girardeau with her husband Jim. They have two sons, Cory and Zachary, two beautiful daughter-in-laws, and three perfect grandchildren. Outside of the office, Janice enjoys reading, travel, concerts, and anything that allows her to spend extra time with her grandchildren.

Janice lives in Cape Girardeau with her husband Jim. They have two sons, Cory and Zachary, two beautiful daughter-in-laws, and three perfect grandchildren. Outside of the office, Janice enjoys reading, travel, concerts, and anything that allows her to spend extra time with her grandchildren.