Meet Our Team
Lori is a registered dental hygienist at McDonald Family Dentistry in Urbandale, IA, and she came to our office with a strong periodontal background and knowledge from working for more than 25 years in this field. In that time, she’s earned a reputation for her gentle and caring touch with patients of all ages.
She gets to know every patient at McDonald Family Dentistry in Urbandale, IA while she meets with them regularly to educate and assist them establish good hygiene practices. She consistently delivers thorough treatments because the patient’s dental health and comfort are always her top concerns.
Lori joined our team in 2006.
“I love working here because every one of us is on the same page and we work as a team. Dr. Chris truly cares about each and every person that walks through his door. At our office, we provide the best care possible in a professional, caring, and warm atmosphere. Our ultimate goal is to see every patient walk out the door smiling because they love their smiles and also because they love us, too!”
Karla is our part-time hygienist who joined our team in 2016. She graces us with her beautiful smile a few days each week.
Our Office Assistants:
Monica is our patient care & financial coordinator. She is the first person who will greet you with a smile when you visit or call our office. She specializes in patient concerns ranging from coordinating visits and continuing care to assisting our patients with their dental insurance plans.
Monica is also an expanded functions dental assistant and has worked in the dental field since 2002. She prides herself on her expertise and the knowledge she has to share about maintaining excellent oral healthcare for our patients. She treats all patients like family.
Monica joined our team in 2012.
“I’m proud to be part of a team that is committed to delivering 5-star dentistry. If you want an office that gives you the very best that dentistry can offer in a relaxed atmosphere, then this is the place for you! My favorite thing here at McDonald Family Dentistry is being able to greet all of our patients with a smile.”
Amy is a registered dental assistant & treatment coordinator. Our patients appreciate the knowledge she shares with them while working chairside with Dr. McDonald. Patients enjoy Amy’s positive attitude and compassionate smile. She’s always happy to answer questions for our patients regarding their continued care to achieve optimal dental health. Amy’s dental career began in 2009 when she graduated from Vatterott College, and she has been working at our office since the summer of 2015.
“I love getting to know our patients and making their experience in the dental chair a positive one! I also love working with a doctor that not only promotes dental health but who also genuinely cares about our patients. That’s what McDonald Family Dentistry is all about, and I’m happy to be part of this team!”
Regan is a registered dental assistant & treatment coordinator. She has been working in the field of dentistry for two years after graduating from Des Moines Area Community College (DMACC) in 2009. She takes pride in her work and is especially skilled at educating patients young & old about the value of their oral health. Regan is well-versed in all facets of dental knowledge and is eager to ensure that our patients are knowledgeable in what to expect during their entire treatment process. Her excellent communication skills and warm & friendly smile provide pleasurable dental visits for our patients of all ages.
“The importance of oral health can be summed up in this quirky, yet true, quote: ‘You don’t have to brush and floss your teeth … just the ones you want to keep!’ I love being one of Dr. McDonald’s dental assistants because he truly cares for all of his patients, and he makes sure that everyone who walks through our door receives quality and affordable dental care. The entire staff at McDonald Family Dentistry is dedicated to our patients and ensuring they have healthy and happy teeth.”
Ann is Dr. McDonald’s wife, and she enjoys her full-time job taking care of their two young children. She also works part-time during the week as part-time practice manager. She has thoroughly enjoyed helping Dr. McDonald establish and build his vision of McDonald Family Dentistry in Urbandale, IA since its start in August 2004.
Ann takes pride in being able to help create a comfortable environment that makes patients feel like they’re a special part of the practice. Her special touches help patients feel as welcome as guests in their home.
“At McDonald Family Dentistry, we’re committed to going the extra mile to ensure each patient feels comfortable, content and completely satisfied with the health services they receive from us.”