About Your Dentist

Collette Lucas, DDS

"Let your healthy smile open doors through you."

My Mission

"I enjoy developing personal relationships and helping change people's lives by not only transforming smiles but also improving their overall health and quality of life. I want patients to think of me as a compassionate person dedicated to serving my patients while providing the best quality care."

Education

General Practice Residency
University of California – San Francisco, CA

Doctorate of Dental Surgery
University of Missouri Kansas City Dental School – Kansas City, MO

Bachelor of Science
St. Louis University - St. Louis, MO

Continuing Education & Professional Memberships

Dr. Lucas is an esteemed member of the Doctor Mastery Program. The five-year program consists of clinical training conducted by world-renowned clinicians, from building on foundational skills and advancing to mastery of the most complex dental care. Upon completion of the five-year program, Dr. Lucas will achieve a Fellowship with the Academy of General Dentistry (FAGD) held by only 6% of general dentists in the United States. She is also a member of the American Dental Association, ASDA, Academy of General Dentistry, Missouri Dental Association and the Greater St. Louis Dental Society.

Life & Hobbies

Dr. Lucas grew up in Sunset Hills, Missouri. Outside of dentistry, she enjoys traveling, biking, tennis, food, yoga, drawing, and reading.
 

Nicole Nong, DDS

"I treat my patients the same way I would want someone to treat my family members."

My Mission

"Dentistry should not be an elective part of health care. My mission is to provide a diverse patient population with standard-of-care dentistry and a lasting impression about the importance of oral health. Dentistry is a practice because the learning never stops. I am committed to staying current on the newest technologies and treatments."

Education

Doctorate of Dental Surgery

University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Dentistry – Kansas City, MO

Continuing Education & Professional Memberships

Dr. Nong is currently an active member of the American Dental Association, Academy of General Dentistry, and Missouri Dental Association. She is very excited to continue her education post-graduation, and she's looking forward to the advances in dentistry for years to come.

Life & Hobbies

Dr. Nong enjoys practicing yoga, working out, and traveling to Kansas City to visit friends. Dr. Nong also loves anything outside, and as she was a lifeguard for 8 years, being poolside is one of her favorite pastimes.