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!
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 baby, Oaklynn, and her two fur babies. You can also find her cheering at her younger brothers’ school activities.
Amber graduated from DMACC in 2017 with an AA in Dental Assisting. She loves working with children and had great experiences working at two other pediatric dental offices before joining Indianola Pediatric Dentistry! She has two young children, Beckett and Bentley, who keep her very busy!
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.
Ever since Danielle was a young girl, she wanted to work in the dental field. She never lost sight of that goal and received the “Leaders for Tomorrow” Scholarship from Indianola High School. Danielle attended Kirkwood Community College, graduating with her AA as a Qualified Dental Assistant in 2007. Since entering the dental field, Danielle has found her niche working as an Administrative Assistant. She is delighted to be working in the community where she grew up. She lives with her husband Jerry, their three children Luke, Tate and Tinley, as well as their two dogs, Marley and Veda. Danielle loves spending time with family and friends out on the lake.
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 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! 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.
Mackenzie graduated from Melcher-Dallas High School in 2018. She completed her dental assistant training with Career Step in 2021 and joined our office shortly thereafter. She enjoys working with children, especially during their treatment appointments. She loves spending time with her fiancé at the lake camping, fishing and boating. She also loves hunting during deer season!
Mika has been working in the medical field for over 10 years now but has recently decided to make the switch over to the dental field! She is currently enrolled in online classes to get her Medical Billing and Coding degree which will continue to help her grow. Mika and her husband Zach recently moved to Indianola with their 3 dogs Moose, Roxy, and Duke. They welcomed a baby girl Addison in January 2022. She loves spending time with her family and dogs. She also loves watching baseball games, all things Harry Potter, and the Beatles!
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. This fall she will attend DMACC to study Dental Hygiene. She enjoys being active and playing sports for IHS including basketball and softball.