Kim Arnold: Business Manager
Kim is a graduate of Benton Community High School and Kirkwood Community College. Kim’s smile and voice are familiar to many patients. In addition to deciphering insurance coverage and benefits, she works to manage billing and patient accounts. She also keeps all of our computers up and running. Kim enjoys all things outdoors and country living with her family. She has been part of our office since 2001.
Rechelle Patterson: Front Desk/Dental Assistant
Rechelle or ‘Chelle,’ as you may know her, grew up in Tama-Toledo, Iowa. She graduated with a Dental Assisting degree from Marshalltown Community College in 2000. Chelle joined the Family SmileCare Center family in 2007. She married her high school sweetheart, Ben, in 2004. They went on to have a daughter, Violet, in 2010 and son, Ferris, in 2017. She enjoys spending time with family and friends, bowling in a mixed league, reading and volunteering at His Hands free dental clinic.
Jody Anderson: Dental Hygienist
Jody grew up in Cedar Rapids and graduated from Jefferson High School. She earned a Dental Assisting degree in 1987 from Kirkwood Community College and a Dental Hygiene degree in 1990 from Hawkeye Tech in Waterloo. She has worked for Family SmileCare Center since 1999. Jody and her husband, Cecil, have three grown children, Kristian, Lukas and Bailee. They are also enjoying being grandparents now. In her spare time, Jody loves to cook, sew, garden and fish, but her favorite thing to do is spend time with family and friends. Jody is an ovarian cancer survivor since 2014 and she is participating in a clinical trial at Mayo Clinic.
Stephanie Runge: Dental Hygienist
Stephanie grew up in Mount Vernon, Iowa and now lives in Marion, Iowa. She graduated from Kirkwood Community College with an AA in Science in 1998 and from Hawkeye Community College with an AA in Dental Hygiene in 2001. She is a registered Dental Hygienist with a local anesthetic certification. She joined Family SmileCare Center in 2007. Stephanie is married with three children and four step-children.
Krista Blocklinger: Dental Hygienist
Krista grew up on a farm in northern Iowa. She graduated from the University of Iowa with a BS in Dental Hygiene in 1995. She is married and has three children. She enjoys family and friends, traveling, reading and being outdoors.
Kim Denny: Dental Hygienist
Kim grew up in Mt. Vernon, Iowa and graduated from Mt. Vernon High School. Her 1st degree was in retail marketing and management, but she quickly realized that was not going to be her life passion. In 2002, she graduated from Kirkwood Community College with an AAS degree in Dental Hygiene and local anesthesia. She joined Family SmileCare Center in January 2014. Kim, her husband, Joe, and daughter, Maci, love spending time at their camper in Prairie du Chien, Wisconsin and being on the Mississippi River. She enjoys being outdoors, nature, gardening and travel.
Tiffany Northway: Dental Assistant
Tiffany grew up in Marion, Iowa and graduated from Marion High School. She went on to graduate from the University of Iowa with a BA in English/Journalism and then became a registered Dental Assistant with x-ray certification. She joined Family SmileCare Center in 2010. Tiffany and her husband, Spencer, have two children. She enjoys spending time with family and friends, travel, reading, cooking and the outdoors.
Teresa Haddad: Dental Assistant
Teresa has been a dental assistant with our office since 2001. Before moving to Cedar Rapids, Teresa lived in Chicago. There she worked as a dental assistant and receptionist for 12 years. She enjoys listening to music and traveling.
Madison Wilson: Dental Assistant
Madison grew up in Cedar Rapids, Iowa and currently lives in Marion. She graduated from Marion High School in 2013 and then went on to Kirkwood Community College where she graduated in Dental Assisting. She is now a registered Dental Assistant with x-rays certification. Her and her husband, Kyle, have a crazy husky that just turned one. She enjoys spending time with family and friends, taking her dog on walks, camping and traveling when she can.