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Meet The Staff

  • Shannon Driscoll - Dental Hygienist

    Shannon Driscoll is a registered dental hygienist and has been with University Dental Group for over 20 years. Most of her spare time is spent with her husband running her two boys to sports practices or games. Shannon also enjoys volunteering, reading and running.

  • Tracey Rohden McClure - Dental Hygienist

    Tracey Rohden McClure is a registered dental hygienist and a native of Des Moines. She has been practicing dental hygiene since 1997 and has been with University Dental Group for over 15 years. Tracey has two children, Skye, and Keith. Most of Tracey's spare time is spent with her family and friends.

  • Melissa Rieger - Dental Hygienist

    Melissa Rieger is a registered dental hygienist. She has a Bachelor of Science Degree from the University of Iowa as well as a specialization in general dentistry for 24 years. Melissa has always been interested in studying health sciences and decided that dental hygiene was a good fit for her. She enjoys helping patients improve their oral and general health. Melissa believes in treating patients individual needs and educating them on why they need specific treatment is key to building their trust in us. It is always important to treat patients with compassion and respect. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her family, boating, and camping.

  • Pat Russell - Dental Assistant

    Pat Russell is a registered dental assistant. She has been working with Dr. Elsner for over ten years. Pat enjoys traveling, golfing, and spending time on the lake with her children and grandchildren.

  • Meghan Leto - Dental Assistant

    Meghan Leto is a registered dental assistant with expanded function training. She grew up in Des Moines. In her spare time she enjoys reading, stand up paddle boarding, traveling, taste-testing new Des Moines restaurants, theatre, live music, zumba, as well as spending time with her husband Anthony.

  • Teri Meendering - Office Coordinator

    Teri has a degree from Kirkwood Community College. She has been in the dental field since 2008. Teri enjoys helping people love their smile. In her free time, she enjoys quilting, bike rides, spending time with her friends and family. She is married and has two grown children and 2 grandchildren.

  • Amy Matlage - Office Coordinator

    Amy has an Associates Degree in Dental Assisting with expanded functions. She has been in the dental industry for over 8 years and healthcare for over 10. Amy loves helping people with their needs. Her patient philosophy is to smile always. In her free time, she enjoys rodeos and activities with her children.

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7:30 am-5:00 PM


7:30 AM-4:00 PM