Our team at Grimes Dental Group
Kylie - Patient Coordinator/Registered dental Hygienist
Kylie graduated from DMACC in 2015 with her Associate of Applied Science degree in Dental Hygiene. She graduated with honors and in the top five of her class. Before earning her Dental Hygiene degree, Kylie graduated from KCC in 2012 with her Associate of Applied Science degree in Dental Assisting.
Kylie enjoys spending time with her fiancee and their two dogs, Gabbi and Piper. They recently bought their first home and enjoy doing home projects, working in the yard, and vacationing. Kylie’s favorite part of being a dental hygienist is changing the way people feel about dental cleanings. The most memorable thing a patient has said to her was “You did a wonderful job, you were gentle, took your time, and I really appreciate that.”
Jeni - Expanded Functions Dental Assistant
Jeni has been in the dental field for 10 years. She graduated from Vatterott College with her Associate of Applied Science Degree in Dental Assisting in 2008. She then continued to refine her education and became an Expanded Functions Dental Assistant. She has worked with Dr. Orhan for a few years and has been able to assist with procedures ranging from newborns to the elderly.
In her free time, Jeni loves spending time with her family. She is a proud parent and a recent grandparent. Jeni is also a huge animal lover. She has a pet pig, a pet bird and two cats. Their names are Hamlet, Scooter, Mikey and Piper!
Ashley - Registered dental Hygienist
Ashley is from Cedar Falls, where she graduated with an Associates of Applied Science Degree in Dental Hygiene from Hawkeye Community College in 2011. She strives to educate and help her patients feel more confident in their smiles. It is her goal to provide a comfortable and stress free environment while maintaining the highest standard of care.
Married in 2015, she and her husband are kept busy by three little boys, and would have it no other way. Ashley and her family have now been Des Moines residents for three years, and couldn’t imagine living anywhere else. She loves being a part of an awesome community, and loves to visit the farmers market on the weekends during the summer. She enjoys to grab breakfast and run through the Cowles Commons fountain with her boys.
AnGELA - Registered dental Hygienist
Angela graduated from Kirkwood Community College in 1986 with a Certification in Dental Assisting. Afterwards, she worked as a dental assistant for 10 years before attending DMACC. While at DMACC, she received her AAS in Dental Hygiene in 1996. Angela’s favorite part of dentistry is when she can motivate a patient towards better health by educating them on their current oral health.
When not working, Angela enjoys spending time with her four grandsons. Her other hobbies include tending to her pet goats, listening to music, traveling, bicycling and riding her motorcycle.