Linda Cabalka, RDH
Linda has over 30 years of experience in dentistry. She earned her bachelor’s degree in dental hygiene from the University of Iowa. With her extensive skills, Linda is a great asset to our experienced and highly trained dental team. She is dedicated to educating patients about their dental health so they can make informed decisions.
Linda and her husband, Dave, have three children: Greg, Jordan, and Jay. Her hobbies include boating, running, and photography.
Tanya Nurre, RDH
Tanya graduated from Hawkeye Community College’s hygiene program in 2000 and has been helping patients at our practice since. She is the recipient of the Outstanding Clinician Award. Tanya takes pride in helping each patient maintain a healthy smile for a lifetime.
Tanya and her husband, Luke, have two dogs named Lily and Lacy. Tanya love camping and spending time with her family and friends.
Jennifer Tegeler, RDH
Jennifer has 14 years of experience in dental hygiene. She started out as a dental assistant and then studied dental hygiene, graduating from Hawkeye Community College in 1999. With her extensive background in the dental field, she brings a high level of skill and knowledge to our practice. Jennifer loves being here each day educating and caring for our patients.
Jennifer has a blonde lab named Brinkley. In her free time, she likes being with friends and family, reading, and gardening.
Kristy Meese, RDH
Kristy graduated from Hawkeye Community College’s dental hygiene program in May 2012, where she was the recipient of the “Outstanding Clinician Award.” She has been providing care to patients at Dental Associates of Manchester since. Kristy takes pride in providing quality care and helping her patients maintain a healthy smile for life.
Kristy is married to Andy Meese and they have 2 sons, Myles and Ryker. She enjoys hunting, going on walks, going to sporting events, and spending time with friends and family.
Sarah Boeckenstedt, RDH
Sarah has been working at Dental Associates of Manchester since September of 2013. She completed her assisting and hygiene schooling through Hawkeye Community College’s Dental Hygiene program in May 2013. As a dental hygienist, Sarah’s focus is creating healthy smiles built on education, experience, and excellence.
Sarah is married to Blake Boeckenstedt and they have two children, Briella and Beau. They reside north of Manchester and enjoy spending time at home with friends, family and their two children. They love being outdoors, walking, reading, and watching sports.
Katie Kruse, RDH
Katie graduated in 2007 from Madison Area Technical College with an Associate of Science in dental hygiene. She enjoys staying up to date on the latest technology and research to help give her patients the highest quality of care they deserve. She is dedicated to educating her patients so they can play an active role in their own dental hygiene to help ensure a lifetime of dental health.
It is very important to create an individualized relationship with each patient. Katie strives to make every appointment comfortable by placing your dental anxiety at ease by providing a relaxing and positive experience.
Katie and her husband, Dave, have two grown children, Taylor and Brody, as well as three granddaughters. They enjoy cooking homemade meals for their family and friends. They run a general dairy farm outside of Greeley, Iowa. They stay active by managing Powertrain Tug-of-War Club, playing volleyball, and traveling as much as possible.