Meet Our Team
Our professionals have the highest levels of accreditation and provide the best care to our patients. You’ll feel comfortable and welcome at our office from the moment you arrive.
Julie has been a Dental Hygienist at West Des Moines Dental Center for 22 years. She was born and raised in Norfolk, Nebraska, and moved to the Des Moines area, where she attended Des Moines Area Community College and received her Associate’s degree in Dental Hygiene in 1999.
Julie loves her profession as a hygienist and enjoys her relationships with her patients. She especially likes helping patients feel comfortable by getting to know them, sharing laughs, and helping them to improve and maintain their overall dental health.
Julie enjoys yoga, long-distance walks, watching the Huskers and Steelers football teams, attending church, and spending time with her husband Pat and her two children, Brooke and Ty.
Sara has been a vital part of our West Des Moines Dental Center hygiene program. She graduated from DMACC in 2004 and has been here ever since. Outside of the office Sara enjoys biking, hiking, visiting Colorado, and spending time with her husband Adam and two Daughters.
Patty has been a Registered Dental Hygienist for 29 years. She is married to her husband, Steve, and has one daughter, Lauren. In her free time, she enjoys traveling, reading, fine wine, and spending time with family and friends. What she enjoys most about her job is meeting new people, establishing good relationships, and educating her patients on good oral health.
Emily was born and raised in Des Moines, and has lived here a majority of her life. Emily graduated from DMACC for Dental Hygiene in May 2018. Emily loves interacting with patients and helping them achieve a healthy beautiful smile.
Emily loves spending time with her daughter and soon second child, family and friends. She enjoys being outdoors, reading and traveling.
Jessica attended Waldorf College for prerequisites. She obtained her Associate of Applied Science degree for Dental Hygiene in 2010. She is passionate about oral health and the systemic links to overall health. She has three years of experience at a periodontal specialist office, specialized periodontal health training and training in pain management at Mayo Clinic. Jessica strives to make patients feel calm and relaxed with her compassionate nature. She ensures patients have an enjoyable experience with a gentle but effective touch to ensure a long term relationship.
Jessica resides in Grimes with her family who are her world and is a dedicated Mom. She enjoys traveling especially to tropical locations, cooking and photography.