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 fully functional and tackles undercover plumbing and maintenance. Kim enjoys all things outdoors and country living with her husband and children. She has been part of our office since 2001.
Chelle Patterson: Front Desk/Dental Assistant
Chelle grew up in Tama-Toledo, Iowa. She graduated with a Dental Assisting degree from Marshalltown Community College in 2000. Chelle joined Family SmileCare Center in 2007. She married her high school sweetheart, Ben, in 2004. They have a daughter, Violet and a son, Ferris. She enjoys spending time with family and friends, bowling in a mixed league, reading and volunteering at His Hands free dental 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.
Kylie Heiderscheit: Dental Hygienist
Kylie is a new face to our office since July of 2020. Check back for more about Kylie.
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.
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.
Sydney Briney: Dental Assistant
Sydney is our newest addition to our dental assisting team. Check back for more info on Sydney.
Jessy Wesbrook: Dental Assistant
Jessy joined our team of assistants in August of 2020. She enjoys chrocheting, spending time with friends and family, and spoiling her fur babies "Jack" and "Zoey". Check back for more updates on Jessy, and help us welcome her to Family SmileCare Center.