- 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 reading, walking, being outside, and spending time with her family.
- Erica, Lab Coordinator
Erica is a Registered Dental Assistant, Expanded Function certified. She's been in the dental field for over 10 years, with experience as an office manager, assistant and more recently providing lab technician skills. She enjoys spending time with her family, boating, reading, and having bonfires.
Lindsey graduated from the dental assisting program at Kirkwood Community College and has since earned her Expanded Functions and National Certifications. She has been with the Cedar Rapids Smile Center since 2009. Lindsey enjoys reading, watching movies, and spending time with friends and family. She has been married to her husband, Josh, since October 2018 and welcomed their first child, Riley, in July 2020.
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 3 fur babies: a Pug-mix named Apollo, a Dachshund named Rockee, and boxer named Mia. She lives with her fiancé Dan, who is a welder. Dan and Luba welcomed their first child, Aniya, in November 2019.
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. She enjoys reading, scuba diving, traveling, and going to Iowa games. She has two standard poodles, Mic & Finn.
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 playing piano and hanging out at home with her fiance, Dakota.
Cassie graduated from the Kirkwood Dental Assisting program in December of 2019. She is now working on achieving her expanded functions. She loves to spend time with her friends and family, cook, watch movies, and go on adventures.
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 Cedar Rapids with her husband, Garrett, their daughter Cordelia and two dogs, Louis and Mickey. In her free time, she enjoys being outdoors, working out and baking.