Kris Rave, CDA, RDA, Clinical Coordinator

Kris has been a part of our practice for 30+ years. Over the years, she has built longstanding relationships with patients. She values the trust patients place in us as we take care of their dental health needs. Kris strives to give each patient the information and comfort needed for a successful dental visit. As our clinical coordinator, she also works hard to make sure our clinical supplies and equipment needs are met.

Kris and her husband, Ken, have two grown sons and three beautiful granddaughters. In her free time she enjoys being “Nana,” biking and gardening.





Kristi Kramer, RDA

Kristi has been assisting in our dental practice since 1998. She shares the focus of our dentists in staying current in the latest dental technology and techniques.

Kristi and her husband, Tim, have two sons, Isaac and Jaxson. She enjoys running in her spare time, and likes supporting her sons in their sporting events.





beth drees

Beth Drees, CDA, RDA

Beth has over 20 years of experience in the dental field. She graduated from Northeast Iowa Community College. As our dental assistant, she helps prepare patients for dental treatment and puts them at ease to receive the dental care they need.

Beth and her husband, Terry, have two children, Mason and Mya.





mica geistkemper

Mica Geistkemper, CDA

Mica graduated in 2004 from Hawkeye Community College as a dental assistant. She is proud to be part of a great dental practice that has invested in the latest dental technology. With a friendly demeanor and positive attitude, Mica works well with our team members to help patients have a successful dental experience.

Mica and her husband, Josh, have two daughters, Harper and Harlow, and one son, Briggs. In her free time, Mica likes boating, traveling, and going to Iowa football games.




Ellen Salow

Ellen Salow, CDA

Ellen has been assisting as Dental Associates of Manchester since October 2012. She graduated from the Dental Assisting program at Kirkwood in August 2012 and finished her level I Expanded Functions in 2018. Ellen values patient trust and always strives for patients to have the best possible dental experience.

Ellen is the youngest of three girls and loves spending time with family and friends. She enjoys hunting, fishing, and hiking with her fiancé.




mindy hauser

Mindy Hauser, RDA

Mindy has been a dental assistant since 1996 and joined our practice in the summer of 2014. Mindy strives to give her patients her undivided attention as well as thoroughly inform and comfort them in all of their dental needs.

Mindy and her husband, Chad, have two children, Ava and Cash. She enjoys coaching volleyball and basketball, running, golfing, volunteering at church and her children’s school, and spending time watching her children’s activities.



Emily Sullivan, RDA

Emily is a 2015 graduate of the Northeast Iowa Community College Dental Assisting program. She enjoys education patients on their dental needs as well as helping patients feel appreciated and comfortable in the dental setting.

In her spare time Emily enjoys boating on the Mississippi, bow hunting, constructing and designing home décor signs.