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Clarkson Dental Group
1748 Clarkson Rd, Chesterfield, MO 63017

Meet the Team at Clarkson Dental Group

The Clarkson Dental Group Team
Voted Best Dentist by Chesterfield Lifestyle Magazine
Featured in Town & Style Magazine and WestNews Magazine

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 Lauren

Dr. Scott Mahlin, DDS, FAGD, 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—AGD Fellowship (FAGD), which is attained by only 6 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.


Office Manager

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.


Front Office/Dental Assistant

A St. Charles native, Lauren went to school at the Midwest Institute for Dental Assisting. She received recognition for perfect attendance and graduated the head of her class.  Lauren enjoys getting to know the patients and making personal connections. She feels lucky to be a part of such a great team that maintains family like relationships with all of their patients.

Avid St. Louis Blues fans, Lauren and her husband have two daughters that keep them both busy. When Lauren is not spending time with her family and friends, she enjoys working out and learning about photography.


Dental Hygienist

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.


Dental Assistant

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.

A healthy smile is just a click away.
Make an appointment and quit googling to find the perfect dentist found it.

Friendly and knowledgeable staff that go out of their way to personalize a otherwise unpleasant personal bodily upkeep experience. I have been going to Dr. Boyle and now Dr. Mahlin for over 25 years and would not trust my teeth to anyone else! Just make an appointment and quit googling to find the perfect dentist found it.

- Carolyn S.

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We are open and ready to welcome you back! Please read our reopening letter here.  Do you have a question or concern about your dental appointment during COVID-19? Please refer to our page about dental emergencies during COVID-19, our blog about how to reduce the spread of the virus, and our FAQ about the safety of your dental appointment. Dr. Mahlin, Caleb, Jerri, Kim, Lauren, Nikki, and Pat.