Our Staff

We are happy to have a full staff of Marshalltown citizens. People that are committed to this community and its people. Your friends and neighbors, they are hard working, professional, and attentive and look forward to providing you with exceptional dental care.

  Karen is one of our dental hygienists. She has worked as a hygienist for 25 years, prior to which she was a dental assistant and medical transcriptionist. She received her dental hygiene education from Des Moines Area Community College. She works hard with patients to make sure they leave with clean teeth, as well as education in oral hygiene instruction and disease prevention.

  Karen has two adult children, Ashley and Alex. In her spare time she enjoys gardening, shopping, reading, walks, watching her son play sports, and spending as much time as possible with her children. She is a self-proclaimed CHOCOHOLIC :)


 Kelly is a dental assistant, and was born and raised in Marshalltown. She graduated from Marshalltown High School in 2001 and the dental assisting program at Marshalltown Area Community College in 2006. She has previous experience working in a pediatric dental office in Des Moines. We are so happy to have Kelly and the specialty experience she brings!

  Kelly and her husband Aaron have a son Devin and daughter Raegan, along with two children from Aaron's previous marriage, Ashley and Alex. Kelly likes spending time with her family and going for walks!



 Laura is a dental assistant. She was born in Guadalajara, Jalisco Mexico and has been in Marshalltown since 1994. She graduated from Marshalltown High School in 2003 and attended Marshalltown Community College for dental assisting. She loves working with people and doing things to improve their lives. We are so grateful for the value she brings to our office in the way she connects with patients!

  Laura loves spending time with her family Roberto and their three young boys. She likes shopping, painting/coloring, cooking and traveling.

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 Kelsey is a dental assistant. She graduated from Marshalltown Area Community College in 2015 and currently lives in Melbourne. Her kindness towards patients and excitement about the field of dentistry make her a tremendous asset! We are so happy she is on our team!   Kelsey enjoys running, shopping, repurposing furniture, hanging out with family and husband, Jay. She likes to look for things to do that she has never done before! They just welcomed their first baby, Millie, this year. 



   Bethany is our receptionist and also a registered dental assistant. She is knowledgeable about insurance and will help you understand and maximize your benefits, all with a smile!

   She enjoys golfing, shopping, craft fairs, and spending time with her family including son, Jaxon. We are so excited for the experience and positive attitude she brings to our front desk!


  Anna is a registered dental hygienist. Born and raised in Marshalltown, she went on to receive her hygiene education from Des Moines Area Community College. Anna has always been interested in teeth and is passionate about patient education. She works hard to make sure patients have the best care possible while in her chair.

   Anna enjoys working out, hanging out with her family, and spending time with her family. Anna and her husband Andy have a son, Owen and dog, Tucker. Anna and Andy are expecting baby #2 in 2021!


 Kendall is one of our dental assistants. Kendall grew up in State Center and graduated from West Marshall High School. She went on to attend MCC for dental assisting and has been a dental assistant for over 20 years. One of her favorite things about her job is to be able to help and connect with people. We are lucky to have her expertise!

  Kendall enjoys attending kids sports events and riding motorcycle with her husband, Chris. They have four kids: Jensen, Koby, Gabby, Jacob.



  Marcia is one of our part-time hygienists. She grew up in a small farming community on the Oregon-California border and went through the dental hygiene program in Eugene Oregon at Lane Community College. She has been a dental hygienist since 1982 and brings lots of experience to our office! 

  She has a love for the outdoors and is still trying to figure how to ride her mountain bike and backpack in Iowa! She has been married to her husband Chris for 40 years, and they have two kids. Their son and his wife live in Colorado and their daughter, boyfriend and their baby live in Alaska.



 Berenice is our newest full-time hygienist. She is a Marshalltown native and was part of the MCC Assisting program and then went on to hygiene through Indian Hills Community College. She has a passion for patient care and really enjoys educating patients on best dental practices. We are lucky to have her expertise and caring personality at the office!

  Berenice enjoys going on jogs with her dog Camila, hanging out with her husband, Cesar, and trying out new crafts with her Cricut. ¡Berenice habla español! 


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