Meet The Team

The caring staff at Associated Dentists are here to provide the best service from the office to the exam room.


Kelly is a Registered Dental Hygienist and joined Associated Dentists in the spring of 2012. She has been in the dental profession for over thirty years working as a dental assistant while raising her two sons before returning to school to earn her AAS in Dental Hygiene from DMACC. Kelly feels fortunate to be practicing with such a dedicated and friendly group of professionals who make patient care and comfort their top priority. Kelly and her husband enjoy spending time with their family. She most enjoys her new role as grandma to her new grandson.


Samantha is a Registered Dental Hygienist and is CPR certified. Samantha decided to join the dental profession because she enjoys helping patients feel better about their smile. She is proficient in soft laser treatment and a member of the Academy of Laser Dentistry. She is certified in CPR, Local Anesthetic, and Nitrous Oxide. Her patient philosophy is giving her patients the best care possible and treating them like they are family. She enjoys spending her free time with her husband and daughter along with reading, riding on motorcycles, and watching the Iowa Hawkeyes.


Leah is a Registered Dental Hygienist. Leah went into the healthcare field so she could be hands-on in the industry and thinks healthcare is a great career. She is certified in CPR, Local Anesthetic, and Nitrous Oxide. She strives to provide high-quality care to her patients while helping them feel comfortable and educating them about how to obtain optimal dental health. In her free time, she spends time with her husband Corey, helping on the farm, playing piano, and watching her nieces and nephews.


Dana is a Registered Dental Assistant and has spent over forty years in the dental profession. She loves building lasting relationships with her patients. In her time away from the office, she enjoys reading, crafting, gardening, and spending time with her grandchildren.


Hylene is a Registered Dental Assistant. She is in her second decade with Associated Dentists. She enjoys working with her colleagues and helping people smile. In her spare time, she loves to paint pictures and spend time with her husband, children, and grandchildren.


Laura is a Registered Dental Assistant with over thirty years of experience. She is a floating assistant who fills in wherever needed. She has a can-do attitude and is a huge asset to the team. In her spare time, she enjoys jigsaw puzzles by the wood stove in the winter and flower gardens in the summer.


Lisa is a Registered & Certified Dental Assistant and Office Coordinator. She joined Associated Dentists after graduating from Marshalltown Community College in 2011. She likes the variety of helping both with administrative and clinical duties. Outside of work, she enjoys spending time with her family, camping and horseback riding.


Janyce is a Registered & Expanded Function & Certified Dental Assistant. She is chairside throughout the office where needed. She and her husband Craig live on an acreage with their St. Bernard, KC.


Carmie is the Associated Dentists Office Manager. She has worked in the dental field for almost twenty years, joining Associated Dentists in 2011. She works hard to ensure dental insurance claims and other financial processes function as smoothly as possible. When she’s not working, Carmie enjoys spending time with her family and lunching with her friends.


Janell is an Office Coordinator and has been with Associated Dentists for over eighteen years. Outside of work, she enjoys spending time with her family and gardening.