Meet The Team

Misook An Rissler, DDS

Putting Your Family First

Dr. Rissler is a friendly and approachable dentist who genuinely enjoys getting to know her patients. With every appointment, she helps her patients feel comfortable and safe by building trust, rapport, and an honest, professional relationship. Dr. Rissler looks forward to providing lifelong dental care to the entire family. Her rich experience and expertise with patients of all ages make her an ideal family dentist.

Dr. Rissler strives to provide the most up-to-date technology and high-quality treatment to her patients through continuing education. Outside of the office, Dr. Rissler loves singing in her church choir and spending quality time with her two teenage daughters who are deeply involved in school activities.


Dr. Rissler was born and raised in South Korea, and she came to the United States to further her education. She is a graduate of the Red-Cross College of Nursing in Seoul, South Korea, Pittsburg State University in Pittsburg, KS, and the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Dentistry.

Professional Affiliations

  • American Dental Association
  • Missouri Dental Association
  • Greater Springfield Dental Society

Focus Dental Studio . . . Where the Focus is Always on YOU

Comfortable and compassionate dentistry for every member of your family.

Ashley, Dental Assistant

Ashley Graduated from a dental assisting program in Springfield, MO in 2015. Started career in dentistry as an orthodontic assistant in 2016 and then moved to general dentistry at the beginning of 2019. She loves working with her patients to help them feel confident about their smiles and to teach them about the importance of oral health. When she is not working she is spending time with her kids, reading a good book or spending time outdoors.

Jessica, Receptionist

Jessica graduated as a dental assistant from Midwest Technical Institute back in 2014. She has been working as a receptionist ever since, and recently joined us at Focus Dental Studio. Jessica enlisted in the Army in 2018 and is now a part-time Reservist. When she is not at work or at battle assembly, she is spending time with her daughter Aitana (1 yr) and her dog Canelo (4 yrs). Jessica is bilingual and speaks Spanish fluently.

Polaris, Jr. Administrative Assistant

Polaris currently is attending a high school. She has been with us since May of 2020. While at the office, she helps around a little bit of everything in the office. She is a member of HOSA (Future Health Professionals) and passionate to learn more about dentistry. Her hobbies include painting, playing musical instruments, and reading books.