Meet Our Team

FRONT OFFICE

 

Andrea Harryman, Office Manager

Andrea is an expanded function dental assistant with 26 years of experience in dentistry. She has focused the latter part of her career on management. She enjoys bringing the office together to function smoothly and efficiently to provide you and your family a fantastic experience. Andrea loves dogs, cooking, karaoke, and did she mention dogs? She also enjoys riding her Harley Davidson with her husband Brian and cheering on the Hawkeyes and Cubs.

Kathy Miller, Office Coordinator

Kathy attended DMACC in Ankeny, Iowa. She worked as a dental assistant for several years, then went to Simpson College graduating with a B.A. in marketing/communications. After college, Kathy worked in the insurance industry, managing dental and vision products and administration teams. Kathy enjoys spending time outdoors, weekends lakeside, and family time with her husband, daughter, and friends.

Carlos Fuentes, Office Coordinator

Carlos has been working in the dental field for over three years and has found it to be his passion. He loves meeting new people and enjoys sharing the perspectives of both patients and providers. Carlos has a gorgeous little girl with whom he loves to spend time with and he is a fan of all things outdoors. He loves hunting and working on various mechanical projects such as vintage cars and motorcycles.

Tracy Ford, Office Coordinator

Tracy has a degree from Des Moines Area Community College in human services and is also a registered dental assistant. She has worked in the dental field for 20 years. Tracy enjoys meeting new people and working with the public to make their experience at the dentist a pleasant one. In her spare time, she enjoys hanging out with family (her nephews are her pride and joy) and friends, reading, movies, sports and is an avid Iowa State Fan.

DENTAL ASSISTANTS

Michelle Rieger, Registered Dental Assistant

Michelle is a 2007 graduate of Vatterott College and has been a registered dental assistant for over ten years. She spent seven years at a cosmetic dentistry office, and has additional certifications in QuickBooks and cosmetology. She enjoys educating our young patients on how important oral health is and holds herself to the highest standards of patient care. She loves camping, fishing, boating, traveling and watching movies with her family.

Lauren Blumberg, Registered Dental Assistant

Lauren is a registered dental assistant and a graduate of Drake University receiving a Bachelor of Arts Degree with high honors. She has been in the dental field for over 20 years. Lauren loves meeting new families and working with their children to help them feel comfortable in a dental setting. In her free time, Lauren enjoys spending time with her grandchildren and following the Iowa Hawkeyes!

Stephanie Dorsey, Registered Dental Assistant

Stephanie is a registered dental assistant who graduated from DMACC with a degree in dental assisting.  She also underwent additional education and testing to earn the title of certified dental assistant.  She has been working with Westown Pediatric Dentistry for 20 years and really enjoys working with children that require extra attention and anti-anxiety management.  Stephanie enjoys spending time with her husband and their two children and scrapbooking.

Mandy Morgan, Registered Dental Assistant

Mandy graduated from DMACC with a degree in dental assisting. She has over 10 years of pediatric dental assisting experience and is certified to assist doctors during treatments requiring general anesthesia in a hospital setting. Mandy loves to help people and she believes that a healthy smile is a happy smile. Mandy enjoys reading, coaching, sports, fishing, golf, and spending time with her husband and three sons.

Roberto Ruiz, Registered Dental Assistant

Roberto is a Registered Dental Assistant and Laboratory Technician. He has been a dental assistant for over 15 years and has been fabricating custom dental appliances for over 20 years.  He enjoys working with kids and is fluent in both Spanish and English. Roberto loves spending time with his wife Christina and three children. He also enjoys gardening and dancing.

Alanna LaMunyon, Registered Dental Assistant

Alanna enjoys working with children and she believes she has a rewarding career. She has worked in general dentistry for over 5 years and pediatrics for 4 years. She is an expanded function dental assistant. Alanna wants her patients to enjoy coming to the dentist. She wants to make visits fun and informative. In her free time, she enjoys golfing, watching Hawkeye football, and spending time with family and friends.

Yasmine Villegas, Registered Dental Assistant

Yasmine always loved to get her teeth cleaned as a child and wanted a career that she could love as she was passionate about dental health. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her husband and their dog.

McKenzie Dean, Registered Dental Assistant

McKenzie is a registered dental assistant. She graduated from Des Moines Area Community College in 2018. Her experience before joining Westown Pediatric Dentistry has been in public healthcare, cosmetic dentistry, and other pediatric dental offices. McKenzie has been interested in dental from the time she was a child, and enjoys helping children understand how important visiting the dentist is, as well as how fun it can be.

Jonnie Bishop, Registered Dental Assistant

Bio coming soon…