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About Your Team

About Your Team

You can expect personal, one-on-one attention from our entire team. At Duck Creek Family Dental in Bettendorf we understand that each of our patients has unique wants and needs. That’s why we promote open communication, to understand what you are looking for in your smile, so we can design a care plan that is right for you. We take the time to explain your options, listen to your concerns and answer any questions you may have.

Hillary, Registered Dental Assistant - Expanded Functions

My Mission

"To bring happiness and confidence to our patients by helping them have a beautiful and healthy smile."

Education and Professional Background

Hillary received her dental assisting certificate from Dental Assisting Technologies in Moline, IL.

Life and Hobbies

When she's not assisting Dr. Smith with patients, Hillary enjoys spending time with her fiancé, Joshua, and their son. She also likes spending time outdoors, attending country concerts, planning her wedding and shopping!

Hillary looks forward to meeting you and seeing your smile!

Jasmine, Dental Assistant - Expanded Functions

My Mission

"To help people change their smiles and keep their teeth healthy."

Education and Professional Background

Jasmine attended Midwest Technical Institute where she studied dental assisting and was top of her class with a 4.0 grade point average.

Life and Hobbies

In her free time, Jasmine enjoys doing CrossFit and hanging out with friends. She also has a 3-year-old daughter who is her world. Together they love playing outside, going shopping and eating ice cream.

Jennifer, Registered Dental Hygienist

My Mission

"To provide comfortable care, a thorough assessment of your oral health and educate patients. My patients are important to me, and I take great pride in being a healthcare professional."

Education and Professional Background

Jennifer received her Associates in Applied Science in Dental Hygiene from Carl Sandburg College. She has 7 years of experience in the dental industry.

Life and Hobbies

Jennifer lives locally with her husband, Joseph. They are expecting their first child in April! She also has two dogs, Fritz and max.

Jennifer looks forward to meeting you!

Peggy Schaechter, Business Assistant

Education and Professional Background

Peggy attended Black Hawk College and has 35 years of accounting experience. In the last 8 years, she’s worked specifically in the dental field.

Life and Hobbies

Peggy has been married to her husband for 47 years. Together they have 3 daughters and 4 grandchildren.

Sara, Registered Dental Hygienist

My Mission

"I absolutely love getting the opportunity to meet new people every day and educate them on their oral health and help them keep their smiles healthy for a lifetime."

Education and Professional Background

Sara graduated from Carl Sandburg College with her Associates in Applied Science in Dental Hygiene.

Life and Hobbies

Sara is an Iowa native and happy to be back in the quad cities after living in Indianapolis, IN for 8 years. She has been married for 12 years, and together Sara and her husband have a 12-year-old yellow lab named, Dakotah who is their best friend. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her dog and husband, camping, fishing for trout, watching movies, reading and, of course, Hawkeye football!

Sara looks forward to meeting you and your family soon!