- Brooke, Hygiene Team Leader
Brooke joined the Cedar Rapids Smile Center in 2014. She is a 2011 graduate of Kirkwood Community College in the Dental Hygiene program and a 2009 graduate of the University of Iowa with a Bachelor’s degree in Health Coaching. Brooke and her husband Levi enjoy art, biking, and Iowa tailgating. They have one fur baby name, Mr. Kitty.
Alice has worked for Dr. Yossi for 20 years. She received her Bachelor's degree in Dental Hygiene from the University of Iowa and has over 30 years of experience. Alice enjoys reading, needlework, gardening, and her grandchildren. She has a son, Nick, and a daughter, Lizzy. She has five grandchildren: Riley, Lily, Ellie, Nemo, and Charlotte. She considers many patients to be “family” and feels honored to be able to provide healthcare to all patients.
Andrea joined Cedar Rapids Smile Center this summer. She graduated from Kirkwood Community College in 2015 with an Associate of Applied Science degree in Dental Hygiene and has been practicing dental hygiene in the Cedar Rapids area ever since.
Andrea has two daughters, ages 12 and 9. She enjoys attending their dance events, performances and competitions. They have two dogs, Buddy, an Aussiedoodle, and Rudy, a Poogle. Andrea likes getting together with her family for bonfires and cookouts, she also loves to cook and bake.
Ellen attended the University of Iowa and graduated with a Bachelor's degree in Dental Hygiene. She has over 30 years of experience, the last 20 of which she has worked with Dr. Kent Willer and most recently Cedar Rapids Smile Center. Ellen and her husband Dwight have been married for 37 years. They have three children, two sons, Zach and Sam, one daughter, Amy. Ellen enjoys gardening, cooking, reading, golfing, spending time with family and spoiling her granddaughters Bella and Rose
Kristi has an AAS degree from Kirkwood Community College. She has been a dental hygienist since 2009 and with the Cedar Rapids Smile Center since 2010. Kristi's husband Kyle works for Brecke Mechanical. They have two children, Ethan, born in 2005, and Kora, born in 2012. Kristi enjoys waterskiing, spending time with friends & family, decorating, playing cards, art, boating, snowmobiling, gardening, spending time at the river, and cooking.
Michelle received her Bachelor of Science Degree in Dental Hygiene from the University of Iowa in 1976. She worked for Dr. Kent Willer for 32 years and has been with Cedar Rapids Smile Center for the last seven years. Michelle enjoys flower gardening, antiquing, boating, fishing, going to her cabin, and riding ATVs. She and her husband Kyle have two children; Ashley and Josh. They have a Yorkie dog named Charlie, and two cats, Stella and Stitch. Over the years her patients have become family. She not only cares about their dental health but also cares about them! She is proud of the dental care we provide and is even more excited about the future of dentistry and what we will be able to provide.
Shelbie joined Cedar Rapids Smile Center in September 2016 and has been practicing dental hygiene for five years. She graduated in 2011 from Hawkeye Community College with an Associates of Applied Science degree in Dental Hygiene. She enjoys boating, running and is an avid Green Bay Packer fan. Shelbie is engaged and planning her wedding for next year.
As a dental hygienist, Jillian's main goal is to make every patient feel comfortable and important. She wants to educate her patients about their unique dental needs without the lecture. She feels that her job revolves around making long-lasting relationships. She's worked in the dental field for 20 years and is looking forward to meeting you and your family. In her spare time, she enjoys being outdoors with her husband, Joe, and their kids, Oliver and Natalie. They love being on their boat on the Mississippi River. She also has a horse that she does show jumping with, and a black lab who is always with them wherever they go.