Meet our team
Anna
Anna - Business manager
Anna started off her career in dentistry as a Registered Dental Assistant, while she still assists occasionally, her primary role is as our financial coordinator, working with you, insurance companies, and our doctors to keep the practice running on all cylinders. Anna enjoys spending time with her husband Lantz and her two sons Zakry and Jayson.
Ashley
Ashley - Patient care coordinator
Ashley is one of our patient care coordinators, making sure that your schedule and ours overlap as ideally as possible. She also works to manage our marketing efforts and online presence.
Alyssa
Alyssa - Patient care coordinator
Alyssa is the smiling face you are likely to see when you first walk in the door. As one of our patient care coordinators she ensures easy scheduling, helpful answers, and a happy environment in the office.
Kristen
Kristen - Dental assistant
Kristen is a registered dental assistant who graduated from the Des Moines Area Community College Dental assisting program in 2017. She enjoys spending time with her family and two dogs.
Meghan
Meghan - Dental assistant
Meghan is a Certified Dental Assistant with Expanded Functions certification. In addition to chairside assisting, she manages our office's supplies and laboratory functions. She lives in Carlisle with her husband, son, and daughter.
Faye
Faye - Dental hygienist
Faye graduated from the Des Moines Area Community College Dental Hygiene program in 1987 and has spent over twenty years working for Grand Dental. What she enjoys most about dental hygiene is educating patients about dental health and seeing results when patients follow through. She is originally from Northeastern Iowa, but now resides in Ankeny with her family.
Linda
Linda - Dental hygienist
Linda graduated from Des Moines Area Community College in 1979. She joined Grand Dental in 2012. She lives in Urbandale and has been married to her husband, Virgil since 1985. Together they have two adult daughters, Kalee and Sara. Her hobbies include photography, travel, genealogy, and theatre.
Tarissa
Tarissa - Dental hygienist
Tarissa is a registered dental hygienist who graduated from the Dental Hygiene program at Des Moines Area Community College in May of 2014. She joined Grand dental part-time beginning in 2016. What she enjoys most about her job is getting to know the patients on a personal level and seeing the changes patients make after educating them on oral health. She is married with three children and currently resides in West Des Moines. Her hobbies include baking, crafts, spending time with her family, and going on walks with her dog.
Amber
Amber - Dental hygienist
Amber is a registered dental assistant, graduating from Des Moines Area Community College in 2015. She is currently expanding her dental education, in the Des Moines Area Community College Dental Hygiene program.