Dr. Evan Connell

Our Doctors

Welcome to Lake Dental Clinic

      Chris Higgins ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

      AMAZING STAFF!! The office is extremely nice and clean. I have never been treated so well by another business. Doctor Rapp and our hygienist Mandi were so kind and knowledagable. Also, thank you Dr. Rapp for your service to our country!!


    We also perform emergency dentist services that include bonding, root canals, crowns, and bridges. As a local dentist, we create lifelong relationships with our patients and their families and work to ensure that they receive treatments in a comfortable and relaxed environment. The Team and our staff invite you to schedule an appointment by calling 573-290-2023 and experience why our patients think Lake Dental Clinic is the best dentist in Camdenton.

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We also perform emergency dentist services that include bonding, root canals, crowns, and bridges. As a local dentist, we create lifelong relationships with our patients and their families and work to ensure that they receive treatments in a comfortable and relaxed environment. The Team and our staff invite you to schedule an appointment by calling 573-290-2023 and experience why our patients think Lake Dental Clinic is the best dentist in Camdenton.

Schedule an Appointment Now


Meet The Doctors


Dr. Evan Connell

Dr. Evan Connell

Doctor of Dental Surgery, FICOI

Dr. Evan Connell received his Bachelor of Arts degree in accounting from Idaho State University in 1975. He then attended the University of Washington while operating his own dental lab and was awarded his Bachelor of Science degree in 1979.

He attended Creighton University Dental School in 1981 graduating in 1985 in the top 10% of his class, with the help of his wife Janette and their seven children. While in private practice for 16 years he was also clinical instructor of emergency dentistry at Creighton University School of Dentistry.

He and his wife moved to the Lake in 2001 to join Lake Dental Clinic and he became a co-owner in 2009.

Dr. Connell has in recent years become focused on the modern placement of dental implants. He is a member in good standing of the "International Congress of Oral Implantologists." Recently after years of preparation he was awarded a Fellowship in that organization. The initials FICOI following the DDS signify that accomplishment. Dr. Connell's other areas of practice focus are endodontics (root canal) and cosmetic dentistry.

Dr. Matthew Connell

Dr. Matthew Connell

Doctor of Dental Surgery

Dr. Matt Connell graduated from Camdenton High School in 2006. He then received his undergrad at Brigham Young University and spent 2 years serving the hispanic community in California. Once home, he went on to attend the University of Missouri- Kansas City School of Dentistry. He graduated in May of 2016. While attending school in Kansas City, Dr. Connell met and married his sweetheart, Morgan. They welcomed their first child August, in 2017.

Dr. Connell has combined new dental innovation (i.e. "DentalVibe" for painless injections, and the "Isodry" to reduce procedure lengths) with modern day technologies (i.e. "Pandora" and "Netflix" with noise reducing headphones) to help make his patients feel comfortable during dental treatment. He enjoys treating patients of all ages and offers a wide variety of dental services to meet the needs of our community.

Dr. Christopher Rapp

Dr. Christopher Rapp

Doctor of Dental Surgery

Dr. Chris Rapp has over 14 years of experience in the field of dentistry. He began working as a Dental Assistant while he completed his undergraduate work at Brigham Young University. He graduated with a major in Zoology(Pre-Dental) and a minor in Sociology in 2002. After his acceptance into UMKC Dental School, he was awarded the "Health Professional Scholarship" from the United States Air Force, and completed his dental training at UMKC School of Dentistry from 2005-2009.

He was honored to serve as a dentist in the United States Air Force from 2009-2013 while stationed at Scott Air Force Base in Belleville, IL. He began working part-time at Lake Dental Clinic in 2010 until he finished his service in the Air Force. He began full-time work here in 2013, and became a co-owner in 2014. Dr Rapp has been nominated as a finalist for the "Lake's Best Dentist" (in Life Styles at the Lake magazine), and has been recognized for his outstanding dental service to children in need, by the Camden County Child Advocacy Council.

Dr Rapp's top priority is making his patients feel comfortable during dental treatment, so he has combined new dental innovations (i.e. "DentalVibe" for painless injections, and the "Isodry" to reduce procedure lengths) with modern day technologies (i.e. "Pandora" and "Netflix" with noise reducing headphones) to accomplish this. He enjoys treating patients of all ages and offers a wide variety of dental services to meet the needs of our community.

Dr. Michael Otradovec

Dr. Michael Otradovec

Doctor of Dental Surgery

Dr. Michael Otradovec received his undergraduate degree from Southwest Missouri State in 1972. He then attended the UMKC School of Dentistry and graduated in 1979. Having been raised in the Bolivar area, Dr. Otradovec had a desire to moved to the Lake area and open a private practice in Osage Beach, Missouri for 16 years. In 1995 he joined the Lake Dental Clinic team.

He is a member of the American Dental association, the Missouri dental Association and Central District dental Association. He also attends continuing education classes throughout the year. Dr. Otradovec resides in Camdenton.

Timothy Bartlett, DDS

Timothy Bartlett, DDS

After a career in the military (12 years Enlisted and 18 years as an Officer) Dr Timothy Bartlett is joining Lake Dental Clinic. He has provided dental care from the Far East to the Western Pacific and is bringing his vast experience to us.

He is a 1995 graduate of UMKC School of dentistry. In 2001 he completed a three year residency in Prosthodontics from the University of Minnesota and a Fellowship in Maxillofacial Prosthetics in 2002 from the National Naval Dental School in Bethesda, MD.

With a family centered lifestyle now, Dr Bartlett and his wife of 20 years, Rebecca has chosen to settle in the Lake of the Ozarks area after retiring from the Navy. They have three children, Hattie(17) Eliza (15) and Glenn(13), Dr Bartlett is providing care in all facets of general dentistry while contributing to the prosthodontics capabilities of the clinic.

Meet The Team


Our doctors’ and support staff’s extensive experience allows us to provide an exceptional level of care. We maintain a dental laboratory within our practice, which we use to expedite restorations and other procedures. Our accomplished Camdenton dental team offers a broad range of services, including dental implant placement and providing restorative options that include implant-supported bridges, single crowns, and full or partial dentures.


Amy Lazar

Amy Lazar

Registered Dental Hygienist

Amy Lazar is a native to the Lake of the Ozarks. She graduated from Camdenton in 2001. She completed her Associates of Applied Science in dental hygiene from Ozarks Tecnical Community College in 2005. She has been at lake dental clinic since obtaining her degree in 2005. She enjoys taking care of her patients and takes pride in her work. Amy and her husband Bryan live in Camdenton with their daughter and son. She stays very busy outside of the office with her family!



Julie Koth

Julie Koth

Registered Dental Hygienist

Julie graduated from the University of South Dakota School of Dental Hygiene in 1981. She joined Lake Dental Clinic in 2013. Julie enjoys spending time with her family, and spoiling her two grandsons!



Mandi Rapp

Mandi Rapp

Registered Dental Hygienist

Mandi grew up in Omaha, NE where her father, Dr. Evan Connell, practiced as a dentist during her childhood. Mandi spent many years in the dental office working with him as a dental assistant. She continued her education at BYU in Utah, where she obtained the required pre-requisites to complete her Dental Hygiene Degree at Utah Valley State College. Mandi graduated with an RDH degree in 2003. Mandi and her husband relocated to Kansas City, where he began Dental School. In 2013 their family moved to the Lake area to join Lake Dental Clinic. They have 4 children and Mandi loves being a mom, recognizing the great responsiblity of that role. She enjoys swimming, biking, walking, reading, playing the piano, violin, and singing. Her faith and family are central in her life, and any activity they do together is what she enjoys.



Taylor Osborn

Taylor Osborn

Hygienist

Taylor graduated from Flint Hills Technical College in Emporia, KS in 2014 as a Registered Dental Hygienist. Taylor is married to her husband Cody. She has a dog named Trooper and a tuxedo cat named Morgan. Taylor enjoys swimming, traveling, and cooking. She joined Lake Dental Clinic in 2015.



Breanna Vann

Breanna Vann

Hygienist

Bio Coming Soon!



Katie Stanley

Katie Stanley

Hygienist

Graduated from the Dental Assisting Program in 2013 & Dental Hygiene Program in 2016 at Ozarks Technical Community College in Springfield, MO. Katie joined Lake Dental Clinic in 2017. She enjoys spending time with her husband, family, church, playing with her dog and loves health & fitness.




Patient Coordinators

Patient Coordinators

Monica, Sandy, Stacey, and Katie


Hygiene Assistants

Hygiene Assistants

Amy R., Haley, Amy M., and Taylor


Team

Front Row:

Christa, Megan, and Kay

Back Row:

Stephanie, Alice, Kim, Trish, Debbie, and Jessica