Heidi graduated from Hawkeye Community College Dental Hygiene program in 2006. Prior to hygiene school she worked as a Dental Assistant for five years. Heidi was the president of her hygiene class and is also currently on the Dental Advisory Board at Hawkeye Community College. Heidi enjoys building relationships with patients and strives to treat every patient like a member of her own family.
Heidi and her husband, Justin, have two boys that love the outdoors and riding motocross. They also have an energetic dog, Lucy who is always up for playing fetch. Justin is a product development specialist at a local manufacturing company. Justin and Heidi's house is over 100 years old and sits on a beautiful 1.5 acre lot surrounded by nature. Heidi and her husband enjoy working on projects around the house to make it their own. Justin is very handy and enjoys doing much of the remodeling himself with Heidi’s assistance.
When they are not working on their home, Justin and Heidi enjoy games nights with friends and family, gathering for dinner and sitting around the fire pit on their newly built patio while enjoying nature and good company.
Shelby received her hygiene education in Galesburg, Illinois & moved here shortly after her training. She was a native of Illinois but has adjusted to Iowa life easily with her love for the outdoors, playing sports, watching sports & enjoying NetFlix through our rough winter months. Shelby’s claim to fame is that she is a descendant of Pocahontas. Shelby is our TikTok expert & the technology guru in the office, we couldn’t get along very long without her. Shelby has a 2 year old Pitbull terrier mix, Tilly. Shelby would love to adopt another dog(or two).
Melisa graduated from Indian Hills dental assisting program in 2015. Her greatest passion is hygiene and she hopes to attend dental hygiene school at Hawkeye Community College in the next few years. Melisa and her husband, Admir, have been married since 2016. They enjoy walking their dog, camping and cooking together. Admir has a love for basketball so they enjoy attending basketball games as well. Since Melisa was an only child, she always enjoys extended family time. They have a son, Najel, who was born in 2017 who keeps them busy and active. Najel likes to chase around their dog, Mia and their cat, Luna .
Brittany graduated from Dunkerton High School in 2004 and Hawkeye Community College in 2009. Since then she has been using her dental assisting skills in our community. She has many years of experience in pediatric dentistry. Brittany and her daughter, Aubrie, are on a shopping mission to acquire the best shoes. When those two gals are together, they treat themselves with a stop at Starbucks where Aubrie enjoys a Vanilla Bean Crème. Brittany and her boyfriend, Dustin, have a passion for projects around the house. Whether it be a full remodel or just putting a fresh coat of paint on a door, they are always up for the challenge. This family frequently travels to Texas to visit extended family, but also to attend Dallas Stars hockey games. Although they adore hockey, they also cheer for the Dallas Cowboys and the Iowa Hawkeyes during football season. Around the community, Brittany and Dustin appreciate spending time outdoors hiking or kayaking through Big Woods Lake and the Black Hawk Creek.
April is an expanded function dental assistant who brings more than 17 years of clinical experience to our team. She is originally from Clear Lake but has lived in the Cedar Valley since her education and training at Hawkeye Community College. April and her husband, Barry, have 5 children (Madison, Mason, McCoy, Josh, and Katie). Their family loves spending summer weekends on Clear Lake, soaking up some sun while boating and hanging with her parents. When they are home they stay busy with kids’ activities, sports, and loving on their 2 cats (Kit Kat and Myrtle). April is always on the hunt for a good burger and can regularly be found at Texas Roadhouse or Pepper’s enjoying all of the best eats.
Shannon is originally from Hartley, IA but has been in Cedar Falls for over 5 years. She loves our community & claims she lives in the absolute best neighborhood for young families. She has four children, Shane, Elias, Max, and Sasha plus four furry children(3 cats & a dog).
Shannon creates family nights which include anything from movies, special kid foods from the air fryer, & your typical board games. A little note fact, Shannon is a self proclaimed Battleship expert. When you don’t find her running around town training for a half marathon you will find her nose stuck in a good thriller or mystery book. Shannon always has super positive energy in our office & she genuinely loves getting to know our patients.
Kayla has been a resident of Cedar Falls for over 25 years, graduating from Cedar Falls High School in 2007. Kayla enjoys the variety of things that our community offers for her family. During the summer, Kayla’s sons (Anton III, Jude, Noah, and Mack), enjoy walks to Overman Park for Movies Under The Moon, the Farmers’ Market, and the Sturgis Falls festivities. Kayla and her fiancé, Anton, savor their trips to Chicago to visit friends and family. They are huge Chicago Bulls and Chicago Bears fans, but also support the Alabama Crimson Tide and the Philadelphia Eagles. When this family isn’t cheering on college and professional sports, they are on the sidelines locally for flag football, Excel basketball, and anything else her boys are involved with in our community. When you are in need of a kind voice and gentle soul, just call or stop in our office to speak with Kayla at our reception desk.