MEET OUR TEAM
TIFFANY, Registered Dental Assistant
Tiffany grew up in Forest City, Iowa graduating from Forest City High School. She attended and graduated from North Iowa Area Community College. Tiffany has worked in the dental field since 2001 and has continued her education through the years and is now an Expanded Functions Dental Assistant with certificates in Nitrous Oxide monitoring, Dental Radiology, CPR, Infection Control and OSHA. Tiffany and her husband both accepted new career positions which brought them to the Waverly area in 2008.
Getting to know the patient and caring for them is why Tiffany enjoys being a Dental Assistant. She enjoys working with all age groups and wants to make sure all their dental needs and wants are met with care and compassion. She continues to educate herself by attending Continuing Education classes, not only in advanced dental techniques, but also on patient comfort. Getting to know each patient individually and building a trusting relationship makes her an Assistant who really cares for you.
Tiffany’s three active boys are involved in all sports which they thoroughly enjoy! In the summer months you can find them boating, swimming & waterskiing and in the winter months, they enjoy snowmobiling & downhill skiing. In any free time, Tiffany treasures quality time spent with her children, family and friends.
LYNN, Registered Dental Assistant
Lynn grew up in Lamont, Iowa and attended Kirkwood Community College, Dental Assisting program in 1999. Lynn has continued her education and is now an Expanded Function Dental Assistant with certificates in Nitrous Oxide Monitoring, Dental Radiology, CPR, Infection Control and OSHA. Lynn joined the Waverly Family Dentistry Team in February 2020.
Lynn loves working with patients and getting to know them during their visit. She feels it is rewarding to build real connections while helping people improve their smile.
Lynn and her husband, Alan, reside in Lamont and have 2 grown sons, 2 grandsons, and one granddaughter. She enjoys camping, 4 wheeling and spending time with family and friends.
PEGGY, Registered Dental Hygienist
Peggy grew up in Marble Rock, Iowa, graduating in 1991 from Rockford High school. She attended Hawkeye Institute of Technology, graduating in 1992 from the Dental Assisting Program. After working for 11 years as a dental assistant, Peggy went back to school and received her Associate of Applied Sciences in Dental Hygiene from Hawkeye Community College in 2004. She has been working at Waverly Family Dentistry since October 2021.
Peggy enjoys getting to know the patients, all the families and watching their lives unfold 6 months at a time. She also likes educating patients to improve their oral health and smile. She is certified to administer local anesthesia and nitrous oxide to help with the comfort of her patients.
Peggy and her husband, Chad, reside in Cedar Falls and have one son, Raymond. Watching Ray play football at Coe College and tailgating is one of their favorite times of the year. Peggy also enjoys kayaking, gardening, embroidery, spending time in the sunshine and most of all…. Just good ole family time!
LAUREN, Registered Dental Hygienist
Lauren grew up in Cedar Falls, Iowa and graduated from Cedar Falls High School. She then attended Hawkeye Community College where she earned her Associates of Applied Science Degree in Dental Hygiene. She is also certified in administering Nitrous Oxide and local anesthesia. Lauren has been working at Waverly Family Dentistry since April of 2022.
Lauren enjoys building relationships with her patients and teaching them tips and tricks to better improve their oral health but most importantly their overall health. She also enjoys all the things she learns from communication with her patients on a personal level. Lauren continues to build her knowledge of the dental field with continuing dental education.
Lauren and her husband moved to Waverly in 2017 and enjoy the small town community. They like spending time outside walking, disc golfing, and kayaking. They really enjoy traveling when they have the chance and would like to someday see every national park in the country.
HEATHER, Office Manager
Heather grew up in Fort Madison Iowa, graduating from Fort Madison Senior High School. She attended Hawkeye Community College and then went on to the University of Northern Iowa. Heather has worked in the healthcare field since 1998. She was a billing coordinator and front office team leader prior to joining Waverly Family Dentistry in April 2010.
Heather enjoys all aspects of the dental field and the wide variety of responsibilities that her position entails. Above all she enjoys getting to know the patients and helping them in any way possible. Heather continues to educate herself every year by attending continuing education courses.
Heather and her husband, Dan, have two children. They stay busy running to various sporting and school events which is always fun. Heather likes to occupy her time with a variety of home projects and hobbies. The summer months are filled with boating, skiing and paddle boarding and during the winter months she has fun snowmobiling with her family and friends. Heather most treasures time spent with her people.
LAURA, Administrative Assistant
Laura is a Waverly native, growing up and graduating from Waverly-Shell Rock High School. Laura went on to attend the University of Northern Iowa. She graduated in 2012 with a degree in textiles and apparel. After college she moved to the Newton area, where she worked at Cline Tool as an industrial distribution coordinator. Laura returned to Waverly and began working for Waverly Family Dentistry in 2019.
Outside of work, Laura enjoys spending time with family, especially her young nieces and nephew and working on sewing projects for herself and others. She likes to travel when possible and attending UNI athletic events, mostly men’s basketball. And of course, spending time with friends.