Welcome to Clarkson Dental Group, the Chesterfield, MO dental practice of Dr. Scott Mahlin and his team. We have been providing state-of-the-art dental care to St. Louis and West County for over 30 years. Our entire team is dedicated to providing exceptional preventive, general, sedation, restorative, and cosmetic dental care in a relaxed, unhurried atmosphere.
Clarkson Dental Group is a smaller dental practice by design. Our goal is to provide a family-friendly vibe with a personal touch—as well as all the professional expertise you would expect at your dentist. Dr. Mahlin and his highly trained dental team cater to patients who expect quality dentistry along with a more personalized level of attention. We take the time to get to know our patients and their needs.
Before your first appointment with Clarkson Dental Group, we invite you to get to know our team by taking a look at our bios below.
We look forward to meeting you and your family!
Dr. Mahlin, Jerri, Nikki, Caleb, Kim, Pat and Karen
Dr. Scott Mahlin, DDS, MAGD, FICOI
Chesterfield native Dr. Scott Mahlin earned his Bachelor of Arts degree at St. Louis University. He went on to earn a DDS at the University of Missouri at Kansas City; he did a sedation residency at the University of Alabama. His continuing education includes:
- Misch International Implant Institute—Surgical Implant Fellowship
- Misch International Implant Institute—Prosthetic Implant Fellowship
- Academy of General Dentistry—MAGD Mastership (MAGD), which is attained by less than 2 percent of general dentists
- International Congress of Oral Implantologists Fellowship (FICOI)
About his work, Dr. Mahlin says, “I understand that dental care is a very personal issue, and every patient has chosen us as their family dentist for reasons that are important to them. We promise to strive to always be our best and ultimately earn lifetime trust. We love building relationships and treat everyone as part of the Clarkson Dental Group family.
Outside the practice, Dr. Mahlin enjoys spending time with his family, taking walks, dining out, and staying active. Patients are likely to spot him walking around town or enjoying a meal at one of the many local restaurants.
With Clarkson Dental Group since 2016, Caleb enjoys being part of a team that makes a difference in people’s lives. He says, “The relationships we build with our patients are incredible, and we truly do treat everyone as if they were a family member.”
When he’s not working, this St. Louis native enjoys fishing, swimming, and spending time with his wife and two children. These Cardinals fans love attending games downtown as well as visiting the St. Louis Zoo.
Long-time Clarkson Dental Group team member—25 years!—Jerri also works as a chairside assistant, when needed. She has enjoyed working with patients over the years and watching families grow. Jerri calls the practice her home away from home, and she appreciates having such a great team leader in Dr. Scott Mahlin.
Originally from Arnold, Jerri enjoys hanging out with her husband and family, and you might also find her swimming or doing yard work in her free time.
Registered Dental Hygienist
Kim, a St. Louis native, has been with Clarkson Dental Group since receiving her Top of the Class in Dental Hygiene Award in 2005. She received her training in both general studies and dental hygiene from Saint Louis Community College – Forest Park. Kim feels blessed to work for such an amazing dentist and a fantastic team, citing their patient-centered custom care as a source of pride.
Outside of work, Kim enjoys anything outdoors, especially camping, floating, hiking, scuba diving, and snorkeling, as well as traveling and spending time with family.
Originally from Wentzville, Nikki has been working at Clarkson Dental Group since 2017. She received her training at Saint Louis Community College – Forest Park, graduating on the dean’s list with highest academic honors.
She enjoys educating patients on the latest dental health studies and information, as well as getting to know them individually. Nikki feels fortunate to work for such an amazing doctor and team who are kind and caring to everyone. She is honored to be part of an office that prioritizes quality work, treating patients like part of the family.
Outside of work, when she is not spending time with family and friends, Nikki likes to run and do yoga.
This St. Louis native has been with Clarkson Dental Group for 14 years, where she loves working with the amazing patients and team. Pat went to Saint Louis Community College – Forest Park for dental assistant training.
When she isn’t working or spending time with her family, Pat might be horseback riding or painting.
Born and raised in Wentzville, Karen graduated from the Center for Advanced Dental Assisting in 2018. Karen enjoys spending her free time with friends watching movies or the St. Louis Blues Play. Karen is looking forward to further her education in the dental hygiene program at Forest Park. Karen is the proud mom of a fur baby name Toby. Toby is a five year old boxer/lab.