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Meet our team

With a combined 35 years of experience in pediatric dentistry, our team is incredibly skilled at providing personalized dental care for children!

Alicia

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Alicia graduated from DMACC in 2005 with her AA in Dental Hygiene. She is a long-time resident of Indianola and loves supporting the community, especially athletic events and her church, First Assembly of Indianola. In her free time, Alicia enjoys spending time with her husband Sean and their family, including their 3 dogs, 3 cats, and 8 fish. She is a passionate hygienist and enjoys meeting new families and kiddos! 

Alyssa

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Alyssa graduated from Vatterott College in 2017 with an Associate’s Degree in Health and Human Sciences, followed by her Expanded Function Dental Assistant certification. She enjoys working with children and wants to ensure that going to the dentist is a lifelong joy for them!  Alyssa’s free time is spent with her children, Oaklynn and Ozzie, and her two fur babies. You can also find her cheering at her younger brothers’ school activities.   

Ashley

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Ashley graduated from DMACC in 2009 with an AA in Dental Assisting. She worked for two Pediatric Dentists before deciding to go back to school. She graduated from Iowa Central Community College in 2018 with her AA in Dental Hygiene. Ashley lives outside of Chariton with her husband Adam, and three kids, Hadley, Jack, and Bodie. She keeps busy spending time with her kids, taking care of her chickens, and going for walks.

Emma

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Emma graduated from the University of Iowa in May 2024 with a BS in Human Physiology. She is currently working to obtain her dental assistant certification while applying to dental schools for the 2025 school year. In her free time, she enjoys staying active, spending time with family and friends, traveling, and reading.

Hannah

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Hannah is currently attending Simpson College and will graduate in May 2025 with a BA in Biochemistry. She has trained as a dental assistant at our office and obtained her certification in April 2024. She is currently applying to dental school, anticipating to begin in 2025. In her free time, she loves to travel, play musical instruments (the ukulele is her favorite!), and spend time with her loved ones. 

Jamie

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Jamie graduated from Vatterott College in 2006 with an AA in Dental Assisting. She has been in the dental field for over 12 years and has worked with pediatric dentists in both Des Moines and Ankeny prior to joining our team at Indianola Pediatric Dentistry! Jamie lives on an acreage outside of Saint Charles with her husband, Doug, and has two boys, Jesse and Wyatt. She enjoys spending time with family, camping, fishing, gardening, and reading.

Kasie

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Kasie graduated from DMACC with an AA in General Studies in 2012. She has worn many hats over the years including: CNA, Lead Transitional Specialist, Receptionist and even Server! She completed her dental assistant training at our office and received her certification in 2023. Kasie has been married to her husband Kevin for 14 years, and they have three children, Desiree, Jayden, and Xander. Kasie enjoys sports, especially softball. She and her family love to camp and enjoy

the outdoors. 

Sara

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Sara graduated from Coe College in Cedar Rapids, IA with majors in Communication Studies, Public Relations and Fine Art in 2016. Sara has gained a diverse background working within the fine art, human services and agriculture industries which have all lead her to joining our team in March of 2024. She grew up in Ankeny, IA with a strong foundation in softball and now resides in Indianola since 2018. Outside of work some activities she enjoys are cooking, crocheting and spending time with her fiancé Caleb and son Parker.

Taylor

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Taylor graduated from Indianola High School in May 2022. During her senior year she enrolled in a dual-credit opportunity with IHS to earn her dental assistant certification with our office while also earning college credit. She is currently attending DMACC to study Dental Hygiene. She enjoys being active and playing sports.

Trista

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Trista has been an administrative assistant at our office since November of 2022. She has had a variety of roles and experiences in the healthcare field, including an Advanced CNA certification and 16 years of experience working with people with disabilities. In her free time, she enjoys nature photography and spending time with her two children, Cayden and Kaylee. 

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