Meet Our Team


Our team at Cannon Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery is highly skilled, educated and professional. We are also compassionate and dedicated to helping each of our patients achieve the high-quality results they need in a caring, friendly environment. To learn more about us and to set up your next visit with Dr. Daniel Cannon, our oral surgeon, we welcome you to call 918-743-1351 or visit our offices in Claremore, Pryor and Tulsa, Oklahoma. We are eager to care for you!

Heather Thomas – Insurance CoordinatorHeather has been in the industry since 1995 and has been a part of our team since 2011. She began her career with her dental assisting certificate from Tulsa Tech and is also certified in ACLS and BLS (advanced and basic life support) and radiation safety. Heather is happy to help you with all your insurance needs and enjoys working at the office because we have a hard-working staff and doctor who treat one other like family.

Heather and her husband Kermit have a large family with eight kids and three grandkids. In her spare time, she enjoys reading, cooking, shopping and spending time with family.

Keilani Bowers – Patient CoordinatorKeilani has been in the industry since 1998 and a part of Team Cannon since 2017. She began her career in orthodontics in 1998 and has worked in oral surgery since 2006. She is certified in ACLS and BLS (advanced and basic life support). Keilani works to ensure our patient’s satisfaction with registration, insurance and scheduling so the practice can run smoothly. Keilani enjoys our team atmosphere and serving our patients.

Keilani and her husband Mark have been together since 2000. They have a beautiful daughter named Brittany and fur baby (Kylo). Away from the office she enjoys spending time with family at the lake, crafting, traveling and photography.

JJ Shope – Lead Surgical Dental AssistantJJ has been an oral surgery assistant since 2004 and a part of our team since 2013. She is certified in DAANCE, ACLS and BLS (advanced cardiac and basic life support) and radiation safety. JJ leads the back office with her excellent patient care, her bubbly personality and her dedication to making sure every patient has a great experience. She enjoys working for Team Cannon because everyone shares the same office goals and the family atmosphere.

In her spare time, she enjoys watching her son Austin play soccer, spending time with family and friends and motocross.

Shelby Fowler- Surgical Dental Assistant & Business Office AssistantShelby has been member of our practice since 2015. Shelby graduated from Bixby High School with honors and is continuing her education at Tulsa Community College. She completed her dental assisting certification in 2018. She is certified in BLS (basic Life support), ACLS (advanced cardiac life support), and radiation safety. Shelby is cross-trained and can assist wherever is needed in the practice.

Shelby and her husband Jacob are expecting their first baby Boy (Aiden) in December 2019. Shelby enjoys spending time with family and friends, being crafty, and loving on her pets (Olive, Binx and Jax).

Shelby likes working in a family atmosphere and always having support like the office is a second home. She is dependable, a team player and so valuable to our front and back office.

Morgan Rudd – Surgical Dental AssistantMorgan has been a dental assistant since 2015 and a part of our team since 2018. After graduating high school, she went to dental assisting school and received her certification. She is also certified in radiation safety and BLS (basic life support). Morgan is an excellent assistant who understands the importance of patient care and communication. She enjoys the family-like environment and the quality of care our office provides.

Morgan and her husband Logan have two fur children (Boss and Mya). Away from the office she enjoys spending time at the lake, anything outdoors and being with family and friends.