- Jenny, Treatment Coordinator, Dental Assistant Team Leader
Jenny received her dental assisting training from Kirkwood Community College 2012 and joined the Cedar Rapids Smile Center in May 2015. She completed her Expanded Functions training in 2015. Jenny is a Marion native and currently lives in Cedar Rapids with her husband Tony and daughter Kate. She enjoys watching Hawkeye football, walking, being outside, and spending time with her family.
- Erica, Lab Coordinator
Erica has been a registered dental assistant for 17 years, expanded function certified. Prior to that, she was an office manager. For the last five years with the Cedar Rapids Smile Center, Erica has managed the orthodontics cases and provided lab technician skills for the office. She spends her free time with her family, boating, reading and working out.
Lindsey graduated from the dental assisting program at Kirkwood Community College and has since earned her Expanded Functions, DANB National Certification and Bachelors in Health Science through Bellevue University. She has been with the Cedar Rapids Smile Center since 2009. Lindsey enjoys reading, watching movies and spending time with family, friends and her husband Josh and daughter Rylee.
Luba is originally from Latvia and moved to Iowa in 2004 with her mom. Russian is Luba's first language. She is a 2015 graduate from Kirkwood Community College Dental Assisting program and was Expanded Functions certified in June of 2016. She has been with the Cedar Rapids Smile Center since December of 2015. She enjoys watching movies and TV shows, going to the gym, spending time with family, camping, and walking dogs. She has 2 fur babies: a Pug-mix named Apollo, a Dachshund named Rockee, and chickens. She lives with her fiancé Dan, who is a welder. Dan and Luba welcomed their first child, Aniya, in November 2019 and are expecting girl number 2 in September.
Sharon has been with Cedar Rapids Smile Center since June 2008. She received her dental assisting training from Northeast Iowa Community College at Peosta and has been in the dental field since 1998. Sharon lives in Cedar Rapids with her boyfriends, Richard. She enjoys reading, scuba diving, traveling, spending time with family and friends and going to Iowa games.
Makayla graduated from Kirkwood Community College from the Dental Assisting program and completed her Applied Science degree in 2018. She has been with the Cedar Rapids Smile Center since her internship in November 2017 and was employed in January of 2018. She has one sister and a twin brother. She enjoys hanging out with family and watching many tv shows. She got married to her husband Dakota in August of 2021.
Bri graduated from the dental assisting program with her Applied Science degree at Kirkwood Community College in 2011. She has since earned her National Certifications and Expanded Functions. She has experience in pediatrics, orthodontics and general dentistry. Bri currently resides in Atkins with her husband Garrett, their daughter Cordelia and dog Louis. In her free time, she enjoys being outdoors, working out and baking.
Kenzie started with the Cedar Rapids Smile Center in January 2022. She graduated from Kirkwood Community College in December 2021 with an Associate’s Degree in Dental Assisting. She enjoys reading and watching movies in her free time.