Meet Our Staff

Nikki Haas
Started: 10/26/2015
Position: Dental Assistant
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New to the Cape Girardeau area, Nikki, her husband of 16 years, and their two daughters (9) and (11), are looking forward to meeting the community and building lasting relationships. Nikki earned her Dental Assisting Certificate in 2010, and has 5 years experience providing excellent patient care.  She is very excited about assisting Dr. Merkley with your child’s dental needs, and making new friends along the way.
Brie Keene
Started: 9/21/2015
Position: Dental Assistant
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Brie is from Advance,Mo where she has lived most of her life, one of five children, her family is very important to her. She especially loves spending time with her younger brother Logan. Brie enjoys playing on her co-ed softball team, loves  camping,kayaking, being outdoors, and spending time with her friends. Brie brings with her to Southeast Smiles a very energetic, fun loving attitude. She has been a dental assistant for over 8 years and enjoys working with children very much. You will find her performing cleanings, taking x-rays, and assisting Dr. Merkley at the office. She is also very grateful for the opportunity to work side by side with Dr. Merkley at Southeast Hospital and at the office assisting in surgeries.