Meet the Team
Paul W. Jones, DDS
Dr. Paul grew up in LaCrosse, Kansas. He graduated LaCrosse High School and Kansas State University earning a B.S. in Milling Science and Management. He started a career with ConAgra Flour Milling managing mills and elevators in New York, Pennsylvania and Oklahoma. Resigning from corporate America he moved back to Hays working as an ag loan officer and buying into the family farm. He still enjoys farming and ranching today raising wheat, corn, milo, alfalfa as well as running cows, feeders and stockers. In 2002 he received admission to University of Missouri Kansas City School of Dentistry. He graduated in 2007, moved to Hays and bought Cedar Lodge Dental. Since earning his degree, Dr. Paul has attended numerous courses in advanced general dentistry, implantology, orthodontics, oral surgery and endodontics. Most recently, Dr. Paul has graduated from the Kois Center in Seattle, Washington, an advanced post-graduate program for practicing dentists with the latest advances in esthetic, implant and restorative dentistry. He has also earned his IV sedation permit for moderate sedation and is certified in advanced cardiac life support. His favorite cases, involve full mouth reconstruction utilizing cosmetic dentures and implants to recreate the look and feel of natural teeth. Additionally, revitalizing someone's smile and increasing their self- confidence with cosmetic dentistry are exciting cases to complete as well.
Dr. Jones is an avid pilot earning his multi-engine and IFR ratings. He also enjoys scuba diving, becoming a rescue diver. His favorite places to dive are Belize and Florida. Learning to surf in 2009 was a blast and has led him to surfing in California and Mexico. Dr. Paul can be seen around Hays riding his bright orange Harley. Dr. Paul is married to the love of his life, Stephanie, who in a CRNA and provides sedation services at Cedar Lodge. They have four children, Madison, Avery, Miles, and Beckett. Madison has her esthetician license and is finishing college while Avery is a varsity high school cheerleader and excels at competitive dance. Miles is starting high school and is an avid hunter and excellent fisherman, while Beck just started kindergarten.
Jarrod E. Jones, DDS
Dr. Jarrod Jones is a native of central Kansas growing up in LaCrosse, Kansas, the Barbed Wire Capital of the World! Dr. Jarrod grew up spending many summers and weekends working on the family farm. Upon high school graduation, he attended Kansas State University and received a B.S. in Agriculture. Dr. Jarrod met the love of his life, Stacey, while at Kansas State. They were married on January 16, 1999. Immediately after they were married, they moved to Houston, Texas to attend professional schools.
Dr. Jarrod attended the University of Texas-Houston Health Science Center Dental Branch (UTDB) and Dr. Stacey attended the University of Houston College of Optometry. Both graduated in 2003, Dr. Jarrod with a Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS) degree and Dr. Stacey with a Doctor of Optometry (OD) degree. They returned to Hays to serve the dental and optometric needs of western Kansas. Dr. Jarrod went to work for Dr. Mark Ruliffson and Dr. Stacey went to work for Dr. Kendall Krug. In December 2004, Dr. Jarrod bought Dr. Ruliffson's practice. He was in solo practice until he and his older brother, Dr. Paul, decided to join practices in January 2011 forming what is now Cedar Lodge Dental Group.
Dr. Jarrod is a member of the Academy of General Dentistry (AGD), the American Dental Association (ADA), the Kansas Dental Association (KDA), and the Oil Belt Dental Study Club. In 2013, Dr. Jarrod had the honor of being appointed by Governor Sam Brownback to serve as a Member-At-Large on the Kansas Dental Board.
Dr. Jarrod has attended many hours of continuing education to further his knowledge in orthodontics, dental implant placement and restoration, IV sedation, and full mouth rehabilitation. Along with Dr. Paul, he has attended the Kois Center in Seattle, Washington, an advanced post-graduate program for practicing dentists with the latest advances in esthetics, implant and restorative dentistry to continue to better serve all of his patients, young or old. Dr. Jarrod is dedicated to providing optimal dental care based on the latest scientific research. His goal is to give you the best "bang for your buck"!
Dr. Jarrod and Dr. Stacey have two wonderful daughters. Dr. Jarrod continues to participate in some of the farming and ranching activities of the family farm (so he never forgets a hard days work!). He enjoys living 7 hours from some of the best downhill snow skiing in the world! Dr. Jarrod is very involved in the Hays First United Methodist Church. He has sung in the church choir and been an at-large member of the Administrative Board. He is active in the Ambassadors Sunday School class and is currently the Chairman of the Administrative Board.
Ross A. Kee, DDS
Dr. Ross Kee grew up in Plainville, KS. At an early age, he discovered his calling to become a dentist. He knew this goal would not come easy so he dedicated himself to excelling in school. His family moved in pursuit of a better job opportunity in Beloit, KS in 2001. Dr. Kee graduated from St. John the Baptist Catholic School in Beloit in 2007. While in high school, he was a multi-sport athlete and a community service volunteer. He attended Newman University in Wichita, KS where he graduated with a bachelor's degree in biology in 2011. He spent four summers as a surgical assistant with Canterbury Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery in Hays, KS. More importantly, he learned the importance of exceptional patient care and the value of working together as a team. Shortly after graduation, he met his lovely wife, Lacey (Goebel) Kee. Lacey is currently employed at U.S.D 489 as an English as a Second Language teacher at Hays Middle School and Lincoln Elementary.
Dr. Kee attended dental school at the University of Missouri-Kanas City and graduated in 2016. He enjoyed dental school and still keeps in touch with several of his first patients. He strives to provide superb dental care, with his patients' needs and goals at the forefront.
Dr. Ross Kee is an avid outdoorsman and fisherman. His passion for the outdoors was forged at a young age and continues to this day. He is most passionate about duck and pheasant hunting. Some of his best memories were not measured by the game taken, but rather, the time spent with his father and two brothers. His love for sport and crappie fishing rivals that of hunting. His other hobbies include wake boarding, hiking, snow skiing in the mountains, and running.
Leigh Ann Edmonds
Leigh Ann was born and raised in Hays, Kansas. She graduated from Fort Hays University in 1999 with an associate in medical office technologies and also Colby Community College with a degree in Dental Hygiene in 2002. She has been practicing in Hays for the "Jones Boys" for 12+ years. She participates yearly in the USD 489 public school screenings and also DDS Give, a day when local dental teams donate their time and talents to help the less fortunate.
Leigh Ann is a member of Immaculate Heart of Mary Parish along with her husband of 12 years, Casey Edmonds, and their three children Georgia, Jett and Claire. Leigh Ann loves 4-wheeling with her family, traveling, exploring the outdoors, and reading a good book.
Azarel "AZ" Molina is from Wichita and is a graduate from Wichita State University with a degree in Dental Hygiene and has been practicing in this dental office for 17 yrs. AZ is Chair of the Plainville Memorial Library and member of the Oil Belt Study Club.
AZ and his wife Jenny have three children, Abigail, Shelby, and Elijah. In his spare time, AZ enjoys golfing, playing basketball and volleyball, and spending time with his children and their activities.
Morgan grew up in the small town of Greensburg, but loves her new hometown of Hays. She graduated with honors from Wichita State University receiving a Bachelor's Degree in Dental Hygiene. Her hobbies include staying active outdoors, playing sports, trying Pinterest recipes, watching movies, and spending time with her family and boyfriend. Morgan aims to brighten her patients' day with her smile and gentle touch.
Megan is a recent graduate of Colby Community College, where she received a degree in Dental Hygiene. She's a familiar face as she was born and raised right here in Hays, KS. Megan is very excited to be back in her hometown close to friends and family, and is eager to begin her career. In her free time, Megan enjoys spending time active outdoors, scrapbooking, relaxing with her two adorable dogs, and fiance, Jarrett Sanders.
Jami was born and raised in WaKeeney, KS and currently resides in rural Trego Co., with her husband and 2 kids. Jami has extensive training in dental assisting, and regularly participates in continuing education courses to ensure current knowledge in her field. She enjoys spending time with her family, and stays active by playing softball and volleyball. Jami has been with Cedar Lodge Dental Group since 2007.
Amy is mainly from Southwest Kansas, but has lived several places growing up in Kansas and Colorado. Amy is a FHSU graduate with a degree in psychology, minoring in art. She has three ornery nephews that she loves to spend time with. Amy loves to spend time with her two dogs and a cat that are very spoiled. She stays busy with cooking, quilting, gardening and crafts when she gets free time.
Bri grew up in the small Northwest Kansas town of Colby. She attended Fort Hays State University, where she graduated with a Bachelor's Degree in Health in Human Performance, with emphasis in Health Promotion and Wellness. Brianne has a passion for helping people, and excitedly joined the Cedar Lodge team in 2015. She currently resides in Hays, and enjoys baking, DIY projects, and spending time with her family.
Janell is a native of the north central Kansas area. She grew up loving to explore the Smoky Hill river valley and backpacking in the Rockies. In her spare time she likes to research American history, spending time with her grandmother Ida, her husband Jamie and her two cats, Bear and Wolf.
Desiree was born and raised in a small town in south central Montana. She migrated south after meeting the love of her life, Rowdy. They moved to his hometown of Hill City. They are now married and have a beautiful one year old daughter. Desiree attended assisting school in the summer of 2009 and has been assisting ever since. It is her passion and she takes pride in caring for her patients. In her free time, she chases around Henrietta, checks cows with her husband, and spends time with her 13 nieces and nephews.
Katie is originally from the St. Louis Missouri area and moved to Ellis, Ks in the late 80's. She grew up in Ellis chasing frogs along Big Creek, swimming with friends, and spending time with her Grandmother. She is a proud Mother of two wonderful boys Peyton and Hunter. In her spare time she loves spending time with her family and going on road trips to explore new places.
Karen moved to Hays in 1996. She is a TMP-Marian alum & graduate of FHSU where she received a Bachelor of Business Administration Degree majoring in Marketing. Karen & her husband Cody stay busy chasing after their 5 children Caleb, Mattias, Joshua, Catherine, & Benjamin. They are active members of St. Joseph Catholic Church. Karen enjoys spending time with family, reading, and playing cards & games.
Amy was born and raised in rural Ellis County. She attended Fort Hays State University. She has worked on the Cedar Lodge Dental team since 2011. Throughout the years, she has attended several courses with the doctors including IV Sedation and the McGarry Implant Institute. She is also certified to administer nitrous oxide. Amy has one son, Lucas, who is attends Hays High School. In between running a teenager to various sporting and music events, Amy enjoys traveling with Lucas, reading, gardening, spending time with family.