"Creating and caring for beautiful little smiles since 1975"

Our Staff

Our staff are registered and certified with the Iowa Board of Dental Examiners and meet the highest standards of continuing dental education. Our friendly office staff is excited to welcome you and care for you during your office visit.

 

Our Dental Assistants

Ashley J.

Ashley is a registered dental assistant and graduated from DMACC in 2013. She has been at our office since her DMACC graduation and has been a great addition to our office! Ashley lives in the Des Moines metro area. She enjoys kayaking, fishing, traveling with her girlfriend and spending time with her dog, Pirate.
 

Hollie H.

Hollie is a registered dental assistant. She graduated from Vatterott College in September 2011. She first worked in general dentistry until finding her passion in peds four years ago. She joined our office in May 2018. Hollie is the mother of four beautiful daughters and two cats. In her spare time she enjoys watching football (go Hawks) and baseball, fishing, mudding and boating.
 

Jayde W.

Jayde is a registered dental assistant. She graduated from DMACC in 2016.  She moved to Ankeny from Webster City and lives with her boyfriend Steve. She enjoys spending time with her dog Alfie.
 

Emira O.

Emira has been a registered dental assistant since 2017.  She loves working with kids and strives to make their dental experience as great as possible. In her spare time she enjoys working out, reading poetry and eating ice cream.

Ericka K.

Ericka started here in 2008 after moving to Des Moines from Nebraska. She is a registered dental assistant. She enjoys listening to kids’ stories every day at work. In her spare time she loves shopping and spending time with her family.
 

Nathan S.

Nathan has been a dental assistant since 2012. He has lived in Des Moines his entire life and does not plan on leaving. He enjoys spending time with his wife, Jenny and running with their dog Shiba.
 

Shannon H.

Shannon is a registered dental assistant that joined our office in March 2016. She is originally from Southern Missouri where she worked in general dentistry. She moved to Des Moines five years ago with her husband Mike. She is a mother of three great kids and has four wonderful grandkids.  In her spare time she enjoys her family, spoiling grandkids, cycling, cooking and shopping.
 

Sydney W.

Sydney is a registered dental assistant. She graduated from Iowa Western Community College in July 2018. She joined our office in August 2018. She has a strong passion for working with kids. She spends her spare time with family and friends and loves watching football, eating mexican food and going to the lake.
Our Administrative Staff

Aimee B.

Aimee has been with our office since 1997. She is a registered dental assistant and is currently the office manager.  She loves living on her small acreage Winterset. Her husband and four children keep her busy with their love of sports. Go Hawkeyes!
 

Jessica H.

Jessica is our newest addition to the front desk! She works at our Des Moines location. Jessica  lives in Ankeny with her four children. She enjoys spending her free time with her family and going to their activities/sports and being outdoors.

Lisa L.

Lisa has been with our office since 2015. She does insurance and billing and also front desk at the Ankeny and Des Moines offices. She has one son who is attending Iowa State University. Her interests outside of work are movies, travel and spending time with family and friends.

Mandy S.

Mandy is a registered dental assistant and currently works at the front desk in the Ankeny and Des Moines offices. Mandy has been with our office since 2003. She lives in Grimes and spends most of her free time with family and friends, going to concerts, taking road trips, or working on various art projects.

Mari Lynn B.

Mari Lynn is a part-time employee that joined us in 2012 after retiring from a 36 year career in banking. She assists with various duties at the front desk. Along with her husband Richard they raised two fantastic children, a daughter and son, in the Des Moines area. She has two adorable grandsons and a super daughter-in-law. She loves gardening, reading and weekend adventures.

Stefanie S.

Stefanie is a registered dental assistant and currently works at the Des Moines office at the front desk as a surgery coordinator. She has been at our office since 1999. Stefanie lives in Woodward with her four children. She keeps busy attending her children’s’ many activities, watching movies, and spending time with her English Bulldog, Vinny.