Dental Assistants

WandaWanda Jenkins – Dental Assistant

Wanda was born in California, but raised in the Cedar Rapids-Marion area.  Wanda graduated from Linn-Mar High School and went on to Kirkwood Community College.  In 1977, Wanda completed her training in dental assisting.

In 1985, Wanda left the field to stay home and raise her family.  In 1998, Wanda returned to the profession and has been working in Cedar Rapids since.

Wanda and her husband Bob, have 2 married children.  Wanda now has the pleasure of being the grandmother of 2. In her free time, Wanda spends time with family, cooks, stamps and scrapbooks.

                                           Keagan Ochs- Dental Assistant

Keagan is Registered Dental Assistant with expanded functions. She received her Associates Degree of Applied Science in 2011 and her Dental Assisting Degree with Kirkwood Community College in 2013. Keagan has always been interested in oral anatomy and she choose this career to help people to feel more confident in their smile. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her son, hanging out with her siblings, friends and going to music festivals during the summer.

                                            Courtney Gerjets- Dental Assistant

Courtney began working as a Dental Assistant in 2009 after graduating from Kirkwood Community College. Courtney loves working with children and child prophys as well as cosmetic procedures. Outside of work, she enjoys spending time with her husband Barrett and their three children; Taryn, Kane, and Ronin. When she is not busy being a mom or working she enjoys spending time with family and friends and traveling.


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