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.
Summer has been a dental assistant for over 5 years and we have been fortunate to have her on our team for most of her dental career. Summer and her husband, Jared, have two small children (Liam and Riley), a German Short Hair (Max), and a 60-gallon fish tank. When Summer isn’t chasing her children, she enjoys attending sporting events for the socializing, refreshments, and the delicious grub. She will cheer for just about anyone as long as she gets an invite. Summer dreams of traveling the world, with the Great Pyramids in Egypt being at the top of her dream destinations. She loves cookouts, bonfires, visiting apple orchards, and sitting on a warm beach. We are blessed to have Summer’s outgoing and caring personality on our team.
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.
Becca grew up in the Cedar Valley and graduated from West High, so she has many friends and family for bonfires, cook outs, and get togethers. You will undoubtfully find Becca spending her Sunday nights at weekly family dinners. She is fond of attending concerts and exploring her creativity through art. She adores traveling and reaps the benefits of visiting her family throughout the country. Her dream is to immerse herself in different cultures by traveling throughout the world. When Becca isn’t at All Smiles, she is snuggling her two cats, Blue and Lilo, or walking her Blue Heeler Labrador mix, Theodore. Becca graduated from Hawkeye Community College in 2020, and we are so fortunate to have added her to our team shortly after her graduation.
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 Washington Football Team. 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.
Amanda came to Cedar Falls from a small town in north Iowa to attend UNI. Amanda has been part of our office staff since All Smiles opened in 2009. Catching up with our patients and their families is Amanda's favorite part of her job.
Amanda and her husband, Jason, have two children. Lane and Lydia are both very active in sports and activities. When Amanda is not at All Smiles, she is cheering on her children from the stands at sporting events. The fact that her children love sports is not surprising as she and her husband are avid Iowa Hawkeye and Chicago Cubs fans. When they are not sitting in the stands, they love to travel to visit family, ride bikes and enjoy the outdoors.