Meet Our Team

Rubelita R. James, D.D.S.

Dr. Rubelita James is a graduate of the UMKC Dental School and has practiced dentistry for 25 years. A mother of 3, Dr. James loves to cook and play tennis. She participates in the Give A Kids a Smile program and various Northland charities and fundraisers. Dr. James also donates treatment to the City Union Mission. Dr. James has been a certifi ed Invisalign provider since 2007. Dr. James is a member of the Academy of General Dentistry.



Pamela A. Richardson, D.D.S., F.A.G.D.

Dr. Pamela Richardson graduated from Drake University, Des Moines, IA with a BA in Biology. She then graduated from UMKC Dental School in 1992, where she received the Pediatric Dentistry Award. She was selected for a general practice residency program at the Naval Hospital, San Diego, California. After completion of her residency program, she proudly served 3 more years as a Navy Dentist at 29 Palms Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center.

Dr. Richardson joined Personal Care Dental Group in 1996, where she enjoys seeing patients of all ages, even as young as 6 months old. She feels strongly that all children should be seen by age 1 to prevent future dental health problems. She enjoys helping patients improve their smile and chewing ability with dental implants, and was a member of the Kansas City Dental Implant Society for several years. She works with a Board Certified Anesthesiologist to provide complete anesthesia in the office for a patient that prefers to be asleep for treatment. In 2007, Dr. Richardson became a certified invisalign provider. Dr. Richardson is a member of the Greater Kansas City Dental Society, the Missouri Dental Association, and the American Dental Association. She is also a member of the Academy of General Dentistry and received their prestigious Fellowship Award in 1999.


Christopher Barreca, D.D.S.

Dr. Christopher Barreca lectures publicly to children and parents in various school districts to educate and inform them about the importance of oral health. Dr. Barreca graduated from Rockhurst University and the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Dentistry. Having been in practice for over 16 years, he is a member of the American Dental Association, the Missouri Dental Association, the Academy of General Dentistry and the Greater Kansas City Dental Society. Dr. Barreca became a certified Invisalign provider in 2007. In his free time he enjoys spending time with his wife and six children.



Office Manager – Jourdan Price

Hygienist – Christy Lewis

Hygienist – Nancy Smith

Hygienist- Devan Dobson