Meet Our Dental Team
We welcome patients from Davenport - Cedar Rapids - Dubuque, Iowa
Galena - Illinois
The professional dental team at Exceptional Dentistry in Dubuque, Iowa can be described in just two words: Top Quality. The dictionary defines quality as a "superior degree of excellence"and we are proud to say our dental team easily meets that standard.
From our gentle chairside manner and the best technology to innovative cosmetic dentistry procedures and continuing education courses, our team is committed to taking an active role in meeting your needs and exceeding your standards for quality dental care.
From the moment you walk through the doors of our beautiful, new building, you will sense the nurturing atmosphere and our commitment to providing you with an exceptional dental experience. We understand that each patient’s dreams, needs and experiences are unique. That is why we do our utmost to ensure a friendly, comforting, stress-free dental visit each time you visit our office. We want to help you to effortlessly achieve your general and cosmetic dentistry goals and enjoy a lifetime of dental health and beauty.
Our priorities are your comfort, satisfaction, and safety, so we work hard to remain fully acquainted with the most effective procedures, using only the best equipment and cosmetic dentistry techniques and strictly adhering to treatment guidelines. Each team member’s participation in ongoing education ensures you receive the most effective treatments, delivered via the most efficient methods.
Whether you need general dentistry, cosmetic dentistry, or neuromuscular dentistry, Exceptional Dentistry delivers quality in every way.
You can see for yourself how the right skill, experience and training can make all the difference in your comfort and your results. To learn more, please call or email our cosmetic dentistry office, serving Dubuque, Cedar Rapids, and Davenport, Iowa as well as Galena, Illinois.
Our Dental Hygienists
Melissa joined our practice in 2009 moving from Saginaw, Michigan where she graduated with honors from Delta College in both dental hygiene and business management. She brings to our practice the skills and knowledge including her laser certification to treat all cases of periodontal disease. "I enjoy working with the state of the art digital technology and inspiring my patients to excel in their oral hygiene needs." In her spare time, she enjoys road biking, playing volleyball, snowboarding and dining out with friends and family.
Stephanee began her career as a dental hygienist in 2004 in Illinois after graduating from Parkland College. She has worked in many areas of dentistry, including assisting, giving her 15 years of experience in the field. She brings a lot of knowledge from working in many different offices over the years and holds dental hygiene licenses in the states of Illinois, Wyoming, and now Iowa. She is so excited to join the Exceptional Dentistry team permanently and help provide “the best patient care possible with the latest technology and highest treatment standards. One of my favorite parts of dental hygiene is getting to know all the wonderful patients.” She is pleased to return home after living in Wyoming for 5 years, where she met her husband, Nate. They have two children, Kendall and Kody, who keep them very busy. When she is not busy with work or being a mom, Stephanee enjoys spending time outdoors and with her family in Illinois.
Kayla began her career in the dental field as a dental assistant. She graduated from Northeast Iowa Community College, and then found her passion in dental hygiene. Kayla graduated from Iowa Central Community College in May 2013 with an associate of applied science degree in dental hygiene. She is excited to be a part of the amazing team at Exceptional Dentistry and provide patients with the highest quality of care in a facility with cutting edge technology. “I feel blessed to work for the best dentists in the tri-state region, utilize my skills to their highest potential, and educate patients about their oral health needs.” Kayla will be getting married in April 2014 to her fiancée, RJ Simon. In her spare time, she enjoys shopping, being outdoors, truck pulling with RJ, and spending time with her family and friends.
Our Dental Assistants
Amy has been a dental assistant for 15 years. She loves being a part of the life-changing experiences that our fabulous patients go through under the care of the best dentists in the tri-state region. She is married to Jeff and cherishes the special moments with her 2 daughters, Olivia and Ella.
Amanda was born and raised in Dubuque. She graduated from Northeast Iowa Community College in July 2008 and has been working as a dental assistant since graduation. She “enjoys every minute of the work day and helping patients achieve healthy smiles.” In her spare time she enjoys running, fishing, playing softball, and spending time with her friends and family.
Samantha (Sammi) joined the Exceptional Dentistry team in April 2013 and graduated with honors from Northeast Iowa Community College in July 2013. She enjoys being a dental assistant and working with all of the wonderful patients. “I love that I get to start my career at such a wonderful office, with an amazing team, and great patients.” She married Andy in September 2013, and they are very excited to start a family. In her spare time, she enjoys playing with their dog Zoey, going to dirt track races, being outdoors, and spending time with family and friends.
Our Treatment Coordinators
Melissa’s dental career started in 1994 as a dental assistant. This is valuable when discussing treatment, making financial arrangements, and making appointments for our dental guests. She is proud to work with the awesome team at Exceptional Dentistry."Because our team offers exceptional dental care, we have loyal patients who refer their friends and family resulting in the best dental practice in town." Melissa likes to travel with her husband, Mike, and their two children, Madison and Chandler. She also enjoys shopping, scrapbooking, and cheering for her kids during the many sports they play.
Before joining our practice, Jen worked 4 years as a dental assistant, while working her way through college. After she graduated Magna Cum Laude with a Bachelors degree in Business Management from Rockford University, she continued in the dental field because she enjoyed seeing the dramatic changes in lives that are made through quality dental care. She joins our office as an Appointment Coordinator, bringing her education and experience full circle. She lives in Platteville with her husband, Doug, and her two children, Alissah and Brady. Outside of the office, Jen enjoys boating, snow skiing, and spending time with her family and friends.
Monday- Thursday 8am-5pm
4200 Asbury Road
Dubuque, IA 52002