Meet your Office Team
Karla Waltman, Office Manager
Karla is our wonderful Office Administrator with over 30 years of dental experience. She will greet you as you come in, get to know you, help you with appointments that are convenient for your schedule. Karla will also take care of filing dental insurance and paperwork for you. She has attended Chicago seminars on dental plans and will help you with financing options. Karla enjoys attending spending time with her family, gardening, and spending time with friends. Karla is a talented and warm person who is a joy to know. She will do everything she can to make sure your appointments are comfortable and convenient.
Mary Salow, Front Office Coordinator
Mary is our front office assistant. You may see her up front helping you on the phone or checking you in. She also takes care of posting insurance to patient accounts. Mary has a warm smile for everyone to make your visit more relaxing. Mary has a love for animals, and she has two dogs.
Stacey Young Long, Front Office Coordinator
Stacey has 5 years experience as a patient administrator and front office staff in a dental practice. She enjoys working with people and strives to offer the best customer service. She likes helping people gain knowledge of their dental plans and working towards a healthy smile. Stacey enjoys getting to know the patients and building relationships. She will help you through treatment plans so you can have a healthy smile. In her free time, she spends time with her husband riding bikes. They often do Ragbra. She loves warm weather so she can garden. Stacey has a large perennial garden with a collection of over 50 daylilies. She also has a vegetable garden and has fun making salsa and pickles every year.
Meet your Hygiene Team
Sarah Freml, Dental Hygienist
Sarah is a busy mother and a fantastic dental hygienist, gentle, thorough and so nice to visit with. She is originally from Chicago. Sarah has simple and effective tips for your very best smile care. Sarah has a special interest in dental care for older adults. She can help you sort through the maze of products and recommend the best ones for you. Her goal is to keep your smile healthy, comfortable and bright for a lifetime
Heather Davis, Dental Hygienist
Heather presented a dental hygiene Table Clinic at the Iowa Dental Association annual meeting. She enjoys getting to know our patients. You will love her upbeat nature and gentle care. Heather keeps busy with her son Landen, daughter Raegan, and craft projects.
Liz Knobbe, Dental Hygienist
Meet your Dental Assistants
Whitney Schuler, Dental Assistant
Whitney graduated from the dental assisting program at Des Moines Area Community College in 2012. She is a registered dental assistant with expanded functions. She went into the dental field because she loved going to the dentist as a child and enjoys helping people. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her husband and daughter. They enjoy being outdoors, golfing, and going to sporting events. They are big Chicago Cubs and Bears fans.
Beverly Steinmeyer, Dental Assistant
Bev has always found dentistry to be interesting and became a Dental Assistant because she loves to learn and help educate others. She studied Dental Assisting with Expanded Functions at Marshall Community College. She is committed to quality care and dentistry based on trust and respect with her patients. It is very important to her that patients are treated with understanding and empathy. Outside of work, she enjoys barrel racing with her two horses and caring for her acreage.