Meet Dr. Kole Krasniqi

Dr. Krasniqi completed his undergraduate studies at Rockhurst University then went on to earn his DDS degree at the University of Missouri Kansas City - School of Dentistry. Each year, Dr. Krasniqi expands his knowledge and skills in all areas of dentistry by completing 2–3 times the amount of continuing education required by the Missouri Dental Board. He makes it a priority to stay current on the latest treatments, technologies, and materials in order to provide his patients with the highest possible level of care.

Dr. Krasniqi has two beautiful daughters, Elisa and Elena, with his wife Anita. When he’s not at the office, you’ll find him fishing, hiking, biking, and taking advantage of all the great outdoor activities Missouri has to offer. He’s also a history buff and always tries to find time to enjoy a good history book.

Dr. Kole Krasniqi and Family

Dr. Krasniqi looks forward to meeting you!

Meet the Team

Nicole Spire - Registered Dental Hygienist

Nicole Spire - Registered Dental Hygienist

Nicole was born and raised in Oologah, Oklahoma. She attended NWMSU and PITT State on a cheerleading scholarship. Nicole started her dental career as a secretary in 2006. She then went on to graduate Dental Assisting School in 2008 with her Expanded Functions License and she also became a Registered Dental Hygienist in 2012. Nicole volunteers her time by doing free dental screenings for members of the military and The Noye’s Home for Children, volunteering at Missions of Mercy, Team Smile and Smiles from the Heart. In her spare time, Nicole enjoys spending time with her three children and husband. She also enjoys Native American activities and Pow Wow’s, watching her family participate in Rodeo’s, painting, riding horses, fishing and being outdoors.

Kelsi Burtner - Dental Assistant

Kelsi Burtner - Dental Assistant

Kelsi is a St. Joseph native. She has been in dentistry for over 7 years. Kelsi holds her expanded function certificates in Restorative, Crown and bridge, Prosthetics, and Nitrous Oxide. Her favorite part about dentistry is helping people achieve the smile of their dreams. In her spare time, Kelsi enjoys playing with her dogs and cat, spending time with her husband, family, and friends, and watching movies.

Sydney - Dental Assistant

Chasya Holland - Dental Assistant

Sydney was born and raised in St. Joseph, Mo. She has been a dental assistant for 2 years and enjoys helping people Improve their smiles. In her spare time, Sydney loves taking photos, playing volleyball, and going on long hikes. Sydney recently married her high school sweetheart, Michael, in August of 2016 and they recently purchased their first home.

Chelsae Stiens - Front Desk/ Treatment Plan Coordinator

Chasya Holland - Dental Assistant

Chelsae is from Maryville, Mo. She is a Licensed Medical Aide and has her Child Care Accreditation. Chelsae has been in the health care field for 11 years. She enjoys spending time with her family, especially her two children, Quentin and Karsyn. In her spare time, she enjoys being outdoors, riding their RZR and photography.

Kelsey Adkins - Registered Dental Hygienist

Chasya Holland - Dental Assistant

Kelsey was raised in Dearborn, Mo and is recently a new resident of Smithville, Mo. She graduated from NCMC and Hillyard’s Dental Hygiene program in 2017 as Hillyard’s Outstanding Student of the year. Kelsey loves educating her patients on proper home care and volunteering her time to Team Smile, Smiles from the Heart and other free dental days. In her spare time, Kelsey enjoys traveling, playing basketball and volleyball and spending time with her family and friends.

We look forward to meeting you whether you live in St. Joseph, or a surrounding community !

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