RIDGEWAY DENTAL-Family Dentistry & Orthodontics
At Ridgeway Dental, we specialize in beautifying smiles, maintaining your dental health, and helping you improve your appearance. Our experienced and friendly staff takes great pride in keeping your smile beautiful. Our promise to you is that the veneers, fillings, crowns, and bridges we create will look as good as or better than the teeth nature gave you. And to make sure we keep that promise, the products we recommend and use are the highest quality and incredibly durable. You can trust your smile with us.
MEET OUR STAFF
Dr. Miller is the doctor and owner of Ridgeway Dental. She lives in Solon with her husband, Kevin, who is a teacher and high school football coach. They have 2 children, Mckenna and Camden. Her hobbies include gardening, cooking, biking, and spending as much time as possible with her family. Her favorite movie is The Three Amigos She would loves to visit anywhere with a beach! Our family enjoyed a summer vacation to Hilton Head, South Carolina a few years ago. Words that describe her are quiet, calm, and good listener.
Dr. Holz grew up in a small town in Southern West Virginia. She attended Emory & Henry College in Virginia for two years prior to transferring to Concord University in Athens, WV and graduating Summa Cum Laude in May of 2009 with a Bachelors of Science degree in Biology and aspirations to fulfill a career in dentistry. Lena went on to attend dental school at WVU School of Dentistry, where she graduated with honors in May 2014. Upon graduation, she completed a 12 month Advanced Education in General Dentistry Residency program at C.W. Bill Young VA Medical Center in Bay Pines, FL. Although fairly new to Iowa, Lena and her husband, Daniel, are already falling in love with the area and feeling very much at home. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her friends and family; hiking, cross country skiing, biking, and anything outdoors; traveling and exploring new areas; cooking and trying new foods; yoga and Pilates; and much more! Lena is very excited to be joining the Ridgeway Dental team and looks forward to serving our patients! Her favorite movies are A League of Their Own, Dirty Dancing, Center Stage, and Pretty Woman. She would love to backpack through Europe one day! Words that describe her are considerate, cheerful, patient, and loyal.
Our Assistants: Brandi, Morgan, & Shawna
Brandi is a part time assistant at Ridgeway Dental. Brandi lives in North Liberty with her husband Matt, and their 4 children; Kobey, Tye, Cooper, and Maycie. Brandi challeneges any office to be cleaner than ours. She prides herself in maintaining a super clean environment while providing exceptional and efficient patient care. Her favorite movies are You, Me, and Dupree, Wedding Crashers, & Along Came Polly. She would like to visit Hawaii or somewhere tropical. Brandi likes to read mostly autobiographies. A few words that describe Brandi are friendly, outgoing, loyal, & dependable. The most unusual thing about Brandi is that she is a total OCD freak! (obsessive clean and kind of a germ-a-phobe)
Morgan is a part time certified assistant at Ridgeway Dental. She lives on a farm near Springville. Some of her hobbies include snowskiing, traveling, biking, photography, and spending time with friends and family. She would love to visit Australia. A few words that describe her are loyal, considerate, and quiet.
Shawna is a full time asistant with expanded functions. Shawna lives in Coralville with her boyfriend, Tyler and their son, Carver. She enjoys spending time with friends and family, being outdoors and reading. She also enjoys helping and educating others. She would love to visit anywhere tropical! A few words that describe her are patient, kind, and honest. Her favorite book is The Notebook.
Our Hygienists: Kelsey, Karrie, & Kristi
Kelsey is a part time hygienist at Ridgeway Dental. She lives in North Liberty with her husband, Bruce, daughter, Esther, and their dog Franny. Her hobbies include volleyball, golfing, camping, and spending time with friends and family. Her favorite movies are Elf, Bridesmaids, and Identity Thief. She would love to travel to St. Lucia. A few words that describe her are funny, understanding, and hard working. Kelsey takes pride in educating patients and being thorough! She has a passion for dental hygiene and loves being able to bring that passion and enthusiasm to work! She believes everyone should love their smile!!
Karrie is a part time hygienist at Ridgeway Dental. She lives in Iowa City with her husband Mitch, and their 3 daughters, Quinn, Sophie, & Violet. Karrie believes that all patients from infancy to geriatrics can gain benefits from the application of fluoride varnish. Fluoride varnish has been around since 1964 and has been the most recent advancement in fluoride application in clinical studies in recent years. Her favorite movies are Dear John, Dirty Dancing, and Vacation. She would like to visit all of Europe, especially Italy. Her favorite vacation Spot is St. John, USVI. A few words that describe her are caring, detail oriented, and sincere.
Kristi is a full time hygienist at Ridgeway Dental. She lives in Solon with her husband Bruce, and 3 daughters, Holly, Allison, and Jayna. Kristi is happiest when she is helping others. She will work hard to ensure she is giving the best possible service to her patients individual hygiene needs. She would like to visit Ireland some day. Her favorite movie is The Jungle Book. Her favorite authors are John Grisham and Janet Evanovich. Something unusual about her is that she dislikes shopping.
Our Front Office Staff: Shannon & Jen
Shannon works part time in the front office at Ridgeway Dental. She lives in Solon with her husband Sean, and her three children, Cael, Meghan, and Drew. A few things she enjoys most are spending time with family and friends and scrapbooking. Her favorite vacation spot is Jellystone in Wisconsin. She would love to visit Ireland or Disney World with the kids. Something unusual about her is that being Irish, the leprachauns come to visit our house once a year!
Jen works full time in the front office at Ridgeway Dental. She lives in Solon with her husband Brian, and her 3 children, Austin, Samantha, and Mallory. Her favorite movies are Shawshank Redemption and The Notebook. She would love to vacation in Hawaii some day. Her favorite vacation spot is St. John, USVI. Her hobbies include golfing, reading, and spending time with family and friends. A few words that descibe her are honest, loyal, and reliable.