Alan Swett DDSLori, Office Manager

Bachelor of Science, Home Economics & Adult Education, Iowa State University

Joined our team: 2007
Dental Experience: 2005
Previous Work Experiences: Human Resources Officer
Job Responsibilities: Manages business office including patient dental benefits, patient relations, and scheduling
Hobbies: Quilting, reading, knitting, spending time at Clear Lake with family, and cheering on the Hawkeyes and Cyclones

“The best part of my job is the contact with our patients. I love nothing more than to see a patient enter our practice with dental needs or concerns, then to watch the transformation in their appearance and self confidence. Our family atmosphere allows us to get to know our patients personally and celebrate their joys. It is rewarding to see patients who have grown up in our practice, choosing to bring their children to us for their dental care."

 

Alan Swett DDSTiffany, RDH

Associate of Arts & Sciences, Dental Hygiene, Des Moines Area Community College

Joined our team: 2010
Job Responsibilities: Direct patient care, preventive and periodontal therapies, radiology, sealants & anesthesia, and nonsurgical laser therapy
Hobbies: Reading, cooking and her dog “Harley”

“Since joining the team at Dr. Swett’s office, I have enjoyed getting to know my patients and learning how best to meet their dental needs. I am passionate about educating my patients on the latest and best ways to maintain their oral health. I look forward to becoming an integral part of your dental health experience.”

 

Alan Swett DDS Ashley, RDA, CDA

Diploma, Dental Assisting, Des Moines Area Community College

Joined our team: 2009
Dental Experience: 2008
Job Responsibilities: Chairside Assisting, Inventory, Clinical Supervisor/DMACC Dental Assisting Program
Hobbies: Scuba diving, taking her Yorkiepoo “Shadow” on walks

“My role as a dental assistant allows me to enjoy the best parts of dentistry. I am able to establish close working relationships with our patients by providing patient education and explaining treatment options using our GURU video system. As we work through treatment together, I see the amazing results our technology brings to our patients. Reduced anesthesia and less post op discomfort with our lasers, perfectly matched crowns and veneers using our custom, in house E4D, and implants that restore smiles and function to our patients are just some of the benefits of our treatment options I love sharing with our patients.”

 

Alan Swett DDSChelsea, RDA, CDA

Diploma, Dental Assisting, Associate in Arts, Liberal Arts, Des Moines Area Community College

Joined our team: 2010

Job Responsibilities: Business Office Support, Chairside Assisting, Continuing Care Coordinator
Hobbies: Boating, reading, and spending time with her husband and 1 year old son.

 “Developing relationships is one of the reasons I chose dentistry as my profession. I enjoy helping coordinate our patients dental care from the first phone call through the completion of treatment. I look forward to helping patients with all their dental needs from chair side assisting to insurance questions." 

Jen, RDA, EFDA

Diploma, Dental Assisting, Associate in Arts, Des Moines Area Community College

Joined our team: 2004-2006 and again in 2013

Job Responsibilities: Chair Side Assisting, E4D, and clinical supervisor for DMACC dental assisting program, and utilizing my expanded function duties including monitoring nitrous oxide and fabricating temporary crowns.

Hobbies: Being outdoors, camping, and spending time with her husband and their 2 year old daughter and chocolate lab.

"I really enjoyed working for Dr. Swett many years ago and am thankful to be back in the area to work with him again. I love what I do and I am passionate about being a dental assistant. I enjoy being able to take care of my patients and making them feel comfortable while they are in our office. If there is anything that I can do to help make your dental experience more enjoyable, please let me know." 

 

Alan Swett DDS Brittany, RDA, CDA

Diploma, Dental Assisting, Des Moines Area Community College
Joined our team: 2014
Job Responsiblies: Chair Side Assisting
Hobbies: Speding times with friends, family, and dog “Daisy”

“My first exposure to Dr. Swett's office was as a Dental Assisting student and I was excited when I got the opportunity to join the team. I enjoy working alongside Dr. Swett and Dr. Elmitt to take care of our patients from the beginning of treatment to the end results.”

 

Alan Swett DDS Lisa Swett, RDH

Master’s Degree, Dental Public Health, University of Iowa, College of Dentistry, 1983
Bachelor of Science, Dental Hygiene, University of Iowa, 1980

Joined our team: 1983
Dental Experience: 1974
Work Experience: Adjunct Faculty/DMACC Dental Assisting Program, Program Director/Broadlawns Dental Service, Instructor/University of Iowa, College of Dentistry, Dental Hygienist, Dental Assistant
Job Responsibilities: Marketing, Business Office
Hobbies: Traveling, Photography, Entertaining family and friends

“Over the years, Dr. Swett and I have invested extensively in continuing our education. We have sought out experts from around the world to stay abreast of the latest developments in dental techniques, materials and technology. Only after careful thought and research do we bring these advances to our patients. Our entire team is committed to providing you the best dentistry has to offer.”

 

 

 
 

Alan Swett, D.D.S.   |   5965 Merle Hay Road Suite A,   |  Johnston, IA 50131   |   (515) 253-0405

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