Lawrence Pediatric Dentistry Staff

Our Great Staff:

Dr. Barbara Schupp
Dr. Barbara  Schupp is an energetic Pediatric Dentist who loves working with children and educating families to achieve oral health.  Dr. Barb, as she prefers to be called, practices at Lawrence Pediatric Dentistry and performs dental surgery on an out-patient basis at Lawrence Memorial Hospital.

Dr. Schupp is originally from west-central Minnesota.  She earned her bachelor’s degree from the University of Minnesota and worked as a dental hygienist for 28 years. In 2001, she and her family moved to Prairie Village, Kansas.   She received her D.D.S. degree from the University of Missouri, Kansas City, and practiced general dentistry for three years.  Dr. Schupp then completed a 2-year Pediatric Dental Residency at Children’s Hospital Colorado in 2014. Dr. Barb has been a part of the Lawrence Pediatric Dental team for the past 1.5 years.

Dr. Barb is a member of the Kansas Dental Association, American Dental Association and is a board certified Pediatric Dentist with the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry.

Dr. Schupp currently resides in Prairie Village with her husband, Mike, and has 7 grown children. Dr. Barb’s hobbies include running, biking, kayaking, traveling, sewing, reading and spending time with family and friends.

She looks forward to meeting you and your children to help you achieve healthy smiles!

Dr. Elizabeth Hechler

Dr. Elizabeth Hechler (aka Dr. Liz or Dr. Lizard) is a pediatric dentist who joined our team in 2019. She truly believes that pediatric dentistry is her calling and she loves getting to know the families and children she works with.

Dr. Liz grew up in Boonville, Missouri. She attended Truman State University where she earned her bachelor’s degree in Health Science. She then pursued her dental degree at the University of Missouri – Kansas City School of Dentistry. Following dental school, Dr. Liz completed her 2-year Pediatric Dental Residency at the University of Iowa. She is thrilled to be back in the Kansas City area!

Dr. Liz is an active member of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (AAPD), the American Association of Women Dentists (AAWD), and the Kansas Dental Association (KDA.)

Dr. Liz resides in Olathe with her husband and their dogs Dave and Nike. She enjoys running, traveling, reading, and spending time with her family.

Shalisha has been a clinical dental assistant for more than four years, two of which have been at Lawrence Pediatric Dentistry. She has a remarkable rapport with patients and makes the children and parents feel at ease. In her spare time, she follows KU Basketball, enjoys cooking and cherishes time with her friends and family.
Cindy graduated from Salina Area Technical College’s dental assisting program in 1986. She received her Supragingival Scaling Certificate from Flint Hills Technical College in 2007. She has been a pediatric dental assistant for 26 years. Cindy and her husband have two children and three dogs. She enjoys arts and crafts, watching KU basketball, boating and spending time with her family.
Roxanne has 25 years experiences in the dental field. She graduated from Dental Assisting School in 1981. She received her Supragingival Scaling certificate in 2002. She has been a Pediatric Dental Assistant since 2007. Roxanne and her husband have two grown children. She is excited to be a grandmother in June. She also enjoys seeing friends and family, KU games, and shopping for a new grandchild.
Sondra is a certified surgical dental assistant graduating from the Midwest Institute at UMKC in 1996. She has 23 years combined clinical and dental business experience. Sondra is a Lawrence Native and is married with 3 children. She is heavily involved in youth football, loves watching Kansas Hoops and enjoys planning events.
Rachel Swain
Rachel has worked as an office manager in pediatric dentistry for 35 years. She enjoys seeing patients that use to come to the office when they were young now returning with their children. Outside the office she enjoys jazzercise, walking and camping with her fiance. She has two grown daughters and four grandchildren.
Ashley lives in Lawrence with her husband and two children. She enjoys watching KU basketball and spending time with her kids. She has been in the dental field for seven years. She very much enjoys working with the kids.