Westgate Dental – 1000 73rd Street, Suite 1 West Des Moines, IA 50265. Call (515) 223-5001

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Office Coordinator

I enjoy working with people personally and professionally. Building lasting relationships with our patients and their families is rewarding. I started at West Des Moines Dental Care in 2000 and I’m proud to be part of an incredible group of dental professionals.

It’s essential that each patient has a positive and comfortable experience at every visit, and I strive to make that happen. We focus on great clinical and customer care and are here to help, whatever a patient needs.

My husband and I love to travel from the beaches of Florida to the wine country of California. We enjoy cooking together at home and socializing with our friends.


Dental Assistant

I’ve worked in dental for 11 years and enjoy every minute of it.

I try to make every patient feel
welcome and comfortable while they are in our office. I strive to make each patient leave with a
smile on their face.

I am a fitness fanatic. I enjoy spending my free time working out and exercising. I love spending
time with family, friends and my French bulldog Posey.


Patient Coordinator

I began my dental career 43 years ago as a Registered Dental Assistant. My current role is
patient financial and treatment coordinator.

The best reward about my job is helping patients in every way possible, whether it’s discussing their insurance or making treatment plans. I enjoy working with the Westgate team each and every day to help patients feel comfortable and feel great about their smile.

Outside the office, I love spending time with my children and grandchildren and spending time
with my husband traveling the world. I enjoy shopping and baking for my family.


Dental Hygienist

My biggest Passion about Dental Hygiene is knowing I’m helping each patient achieve their best oral health through encouragement, education, and demonstration. I love building rapport and exceeding patients’ expectations with an excellent and compassionate team at Westgate.

It is my duty as a dental provider to address patient needs in a professional manner and give long
lasting patient care.

I love spending time with family and friends outside of work. Some of my hobbies include camping, fishing, disc golf, traveling and cuddling my 2 cats. My husband and I are expecting our first baby and we couldn’t be more excited to share and start the next chapter of our lives.


Dental Hygienist

I started in the dental field in 2009 as a dental assistant and became a registered dental
hygienist in 2013.

I strive to make each patient that comes through the doors of our dental practice feel valued and take pride in making the dental experience a fun and comfortable experience.

Being able to build relationships and trust with each patient is what makes me truly love what I do. I am passionate about educating patients in their oral health and how it contributes to your overall health and quality of life.

In my time away from my work I love to travel, especially to any place where I can walk the beaches or hike the mountains. My energetic four year old daughter also keeps me busy and on an every day adventure.


Dental Assistant

I have been in the dental field since 2016 and love every minute of it. I am an Expanded Functions Level 1 Assistant. My number one priority is patient comfort.

I got into the dental field because of a bad experience as a young child. Now that I’m sitting on the other side of the chair, I feel like I can try to make every patient’s experience pleasant by taking time to listen to their wants and needs. I personally love Cosmetic and Root Canals procedures.

Just seeing a patient leave the office with a new smile makeover or leaving the office with relief that the pain they came in with will soon be gone just makes me happy. Hablo Espanol.

In my free time I enjoy hanging out with friends, snowboarding, boating on the lake, going to the
Iowa State Fair and checking out local restaurants and breweries.


Dental Assistant

I got into the dental field because I wanted to make a difference in people’s lives that most don’t
think about; their smiles. I wanted to support my patients in being able to smile again with

I love being able to help my patients achieve their dreams of a healthy, beautiful smile. I enjoy educating my patients about their dental health and contributing to their dental success. Providing the utmost care to my patients is my highest priority.

I was born and raised in central Iowa. I attended DMACC for their assisting program and I’m
going to attend DMACC for their hygiene program in 2023.

I will soon be a first time mother to a little girl and I have a 4 year old Chocolate Lab named Scout. I love quality time with family and friends.

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5* Google Review

"The team are rock stars. My husband and I have been patients for years, and we bring our three children to this office as well. All five of us receive five-star care. We have received exceptional service and kind attention, both during regular checkups and during more complicated procedures. He's is a fantastic dentist, and his staff are so welcoming and caring. I highly recommend Westgate Dental Care for patients of all ages."

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Westgate Dental

1000 73rd Street, Suite 1
West Des MoinesIA 50265

(515) 223-5001

Monday: 8:00am to 3:00pm
Tuesday: 8:00am to 3:00pm
Wednesday: 8:00am to 3:00pm
Thursday:8:00am to 3:00pm
Friday: Closed

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