- Jillian, Hygiene Team Leader
Jillian started at the Cedar Rapids Smile Center February 2017 and has 20 years of dental experience, 13 years 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. Jillian 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, a black lab named Ben, who is always with them wherever they go.
Andrea joined Cedar Rapids Smile Center in July 2016. 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 who keep her very busy. 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.
Deb received her Bachelor’s Degree in Dental Hygiene from the University of Iowa. She has over 40 years of experience as a Dental Hygienist in a clinical and public health setting. She was President of of the Dental Hygienists Association and served on the Iowa Dental Board for 9 years. Deb is currently the Business Manager at the Cedar Rapids Smile Center. She and her husband, Dr. Dennis Yossi, have two grown children, Megan & Chris.
Kristi has an AAS degree from Kirkwood Community College. She has been a dental hygienist since 2009 and joined the Cedar Rapids Smile Center in March 2010. Kristi's husband Kyle is a HVAC/refrigeration service tech at Brecke Mechanical. They have three children, Ethan born in 2005, Kora born in 2012, and Kyson born in 2019. Kristi enjoys waterskiing, spending time with friends & family, decorating, playing cards, art, boating, snowmobiling, gardening, spending time at the river, cooking, and traveling.
Shelbie joined Cedar Rapids Smile Center in September 2016 and has been practicing dental hygiene since 2011. She graduated from Hawkeye Community College with an Associates of Applied Science degree in Dental Hygiene. She is married to her wonderful husband Maurice and they have two daughters Razaya and Kinsley. In her spare time she enjoys camping, scrapbooking, boating, running and spending time with her family and friends.
Bailey graduated in 2020 at Carl Sandburg College with an Associate of Applied Science degree in Dental Hygiene. She joined the Cedar Rapids Smile Center in September 2020. She lives in Marion with her boyfriend, Carter, who is on the Marion Fire Department. Bailey is passionate about her career and loves making a difference in her patients’ lives. She enjoys spending time with her family and friends in her hometown of Davenport, Iowa.
Sheena graduated from Kirkwood Community college with an Associate of Applied Science degree in dental hygiene in 2021. She joined the Cedar Rapids Smile Center in June 2021. Sheena loves to get to know her patients and help them to improve their oral health and relate their oral health to their overall health. She wants to make sure patients feel comfortable in her chair and treats every person differently based on their individual needs and personality. Sheena lives in Cedar Rapids with her fiancé, Luke and cat, Roxy. In her spare time, she likes to read, watch movies, go shopping, cooking and baking, exploring new places and hiking to get away from everything for a little while.
Theresa joined the Cedar Rapids Smile Center in June 2021. She obtained her AAS degree in dental hygiene from Carl Sandburg College in 2021. She loves building relationships with her patients and helping them feel comfortable and confident in their smile. Her main focus is to educate patients about their oral health using positive reinforcement and encouragement. In her free time, she enjoys traveling, playing soccer, hiking, snowboarding, cooking, spending time with friends and family, and playing with her goldendoodle, Millie.