Meet your Council Bluffs, IA Dental Team

Lisa Woodward

Lisa is one of our dental assistants and really enjoys helping people feel comfortable in the dentist’s office, even if it’s not their favorite place to be. She studied at Iowa Western Community College and has her Expanded Functions certification. She and her husband Craig have two grown children and a Labradoodle. Her hobbies include junking, hiking, traveling, and yoga. She also hopes to go to Norway someday and look up her ancestors!

 

Dani Mathison

Dani has been in the dental field since 2000 and has been a dental hygienist since 2005. She enjoys being a dental hygienist and forming relationships with patients while educating them on their dental needs and concerns. Dani grew up in Glenwood, Iowa and graduated from Iowa Western Community College in dental assisting in 2001 and dental hygiene in 2005. Her hobbies are gardening, cooking, and being with family and friends.

 

Terri Lenihan

Office Manager, an Ohio native, Terri has spent her entire professional career in the field of dentistry. Since 1978, she has participated in all aspects of a dental practice beginning as a dental assistant and ultimately transitioning to various positions in front office. Terri has performed the administrative role of office manager for more than twenty years. She is active in the Metro Omaha Dental Office Leaders (M.O.D.O.L.) Study Club where she currently serves as president. Terri has participated in in the American Association of Dental Office Manager organization and attends their annual conferences. She has been a Certified Dental Practice Management Administrator since 2007 and also maintains her license as a registered dental assistant.

Terri is married, has two sons, and enjoys spending time with her two grandchildren. She resides in Council Bluffs, Iowa.

Achievements

American Association of Dental Office Managers Fellowship Recognition, 2010.
Awarded Practice Administrator of the Year, 2017, by the American Association of Dental Office Managers

 

Krystle Miller

Krystle makes a special effort to help even the most nervous patients feel at ease in the dental chair. She graduated from Iowa Western Community College and has her Expanded Functions certification. When she's not at the office, Krystle loves spending time with her husband and their black Labrador. She also enjoys visiting family and friends, attending concerts, riding her bike, and camping.

 

Mary Ann Sullivan

Financial Manager, began her career as a chairside assistant in 1999. Mary Ann furthered her credentials with continuing education classes at Iowa Western Community College and became a registered dental assistant. In 2006, she decided to move from the operatory to the office.  Joining Broadway Family & Cosmetic Dentistry in 2009, she’s kept our practice, and our patients, on schedule and at ease. 

Mary Ann has been happily married for more than 30 years, and takes joy in the family farm she runs with her husband. She is the mother of four wonderful boys, and now the proud grandmother of a beautiful little girl. When she has free time, she likes relaxing with a good book, or taking care of her garden.

 

Crystal Hill

Registered Dental Hygienist, takes pride in the close relationships she develops with her patients and enjoys helping people achieve optimal oral health. Crystal earned an associate's degree in dental hygiene from Kirkwood Community College and a bachelor's degree in oral health science from the University of Iowa College of Dentistry. While in dental hygiene school, Crystal achieved Dean's List status for her academic excellence. She was also recognized for her work on "meth mouth" during the Iowa Dental Association Conference. Away from the office, Crystal enjoys participating in dental mission trips, skiing with her family in Washington, and relaxing with her husband, two cats, and a dog.

 

Stacy Curran

Stacy has been working in the dental field for four years now, with one spent so far as a valued member of our staff. She attended Northwest Missouri State University before moving on to Iowa Western Community College where she earned her certification in dental assisting in 2011 and then her Applied Sciences Degree in Dental Hygiene in 2015. Her favorite thing about her job is getting to interact with patients and educate them on the importance of oral health. Stacy is an aunt to four great boys and she has a dog named Mario. In her free time, she enjoys being with friends and family, traveling, crafting, and refurbishing old furniture.

 

Amber McHenry, Registered Dental Assistant

Amber comes to us all the way from Bethany, Oklahoma, and she has over 10 years of experience in dentistry, 5 of which she has spent as a part of our team. She is actually an Expanded Functions Dental Assistant (EDFA), which means she has undergone additional training beyond her basic certification, helping her serve our patients at an even higher level. Away from the office, Amber enjoys spending her free time with her husband and 3 daughters, working out, and cooking. She also really likes to crochet—she is completely self-taught!

 

Marty Thorson, Office Administrator

At home, you’ll usually find Marty spending time with her daughter Hannah, working on her latest DIY project, or trying to improve her golf game. Here, however, we rely on her to keep both our patients and staff organized day to day! As one of our office administrators, Marty will be able to help you schedule your appointments as well as maximize your insurance benefits. She is a graduate of the University of Northern Iowa, and she has over 20 years of experience in the dental field. For her, the best part about her job is simple: “Our patients’ smiles.”

We are a team of highly educated caring professionals committed to improving our patients' overall health. While providing the highest quality dentistry, our team strives to make each patient comfortable and satisfied. Meet the Team

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2612 W. Broadway, Council Bluffs, IA 51501 USA
Dr. Gary Smith Dr. Cary Jackson Council Bluffs IA dentists (712) 323-3615 (712) 325-6155 care@smilesofbroadway.com