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Dr. Christopher Blanchard, Winterset Dentist

 

(515) 462-4474

About Us  

 

 


   Sharon, Certified Receptionist 

Sharon has been one of our receptionists for the last 25 years. She was originally hired by Dr. Larsen and then adopted by Dr. Blanchard.  Sharon keeps our office and schedule organized. As soon as you come through our door, you will be greeted by Sharon and her beautiful  smile.   

Sharon says, “I love visiting and working with our patients. It is so fun to see the second generation of patients come here for their dental care.” 

Sharon and her husband have two grown children as well as two four-legged children named Ella and Lucy, who pretty much rule their lives!  



 

  Nancy, Registered and Certified Dental Assistant

Nancy began her dental assisting career with Dr. Larsen on October 7, 1976. Upon Dr. Larsen’s retirement in 2002, she continued as an  assistant with Dr. Blanchard. She obtained her certification in 1980 and became a member of the American Dental Assistants Association and  Dental Assisting National Board.

Nancy says, “I am proud to be working in an office where patient care and comfort is the top priority.” She likes the fact that Dr. Blanchard has  all the latest products and technology that provide patients with top notch, quality care.

In addition to chairside assisting, Nancy works with various dental insurance companies to ensure patient claims have been filed properly so  patients get the most from their dental benefits.

Nancy and her husband have been married for 51 years and have three sons. They love to travel on their motorcycle.



 

  Tracy, Registered and Certified Dental Assistant, Co-Office Manager

Tracy has 22 years of experience as a dental assistant. She started assisting with Dr. Larsen while she was in high school. In 1999, she became a  chairside assistant for Dr. Blanchard.

She is from St. Charles and says, “Winterset has been a great place to work all of these years.” She works part-time at our office and is  involved in multiple activities that keep her busy.

Tracy loves the variety of being an assistant as it is different each day. She is quick to help out her co-workers and patients. Her team members appreciate her keeping the supplies stocked and organized.

Tracy lives in the country with her husband and three boys who make her life very interesting! 

 


 

  Wendy, Registered and Certified Dental Assistant, Co-Office Manager

Wendy joined the team in 2011. She completed the Dental Assisting Program and received her Associate’s degree at Des Moines Area  Community College. She is a member of the American Dental Assistants Association.

Wendy loves teaching oral health care to the children in her community and frequently volunteers at local events such as the Madison County  Health Fair. At Halloween, she can be found handing out toothpaste and toothbrushes at the Madison County Chamber’s trick or treating  around the square. At the office, she makes the dental experience positive and stress-free for the children and adults.

She enjoys working in a state-of-the-art facility and learning the latest advancements in dentistry. She has extensive Invisalign training and is  proficient using the iTero scanner to create accurate digital impressions.

Outside of work, Wendy enjoys spending time with her two children, husband, and their pets.



 

  Kristin, Registered Dental Hygienist

Kristin became a hygienist in 2001 and has been with Blanchard Family Dentistry since 2009.  She obtained her Associate’s degree from  Hawkeye Community College. Through continuing education courses she learns the latest technology and treatment to provide her patients  with top-notch care.

Kristin loves to educate her patients on dental hygiene. She enjoys volunteering and teaching dental hygiene in her children’s classrooms.  Kristin says, “My goal is to help our patients maintain their oral health while providing a thorough, yet comfortable, experience.”

 When she is not at work, Kristin loves to spend time with her family and friends. Kristin and her family enjoy traveling.

 


 

 Lisa, Registered Dental Hygienist

Lisa has been a hygienist for over 30 years. She has been with our office since 2011. She is a graduate of an Associate Dental  Hygiene Program from Hawkeye Community College that ran concurrently with the University of Northern Iowa.

Lisa is married and has five children. She enjoys biking, walking, skiing, and boating with her family. They love being outdoors.  She has a new grandbaby and looks forward to having many more!

She likes working at Blanchard Family Dentistry and being part of a team that puts the patients first. She says, “You can tell that  Dr. Blanchard cares about his patients because he goes the extra mile for them.” She likes being able to make a difference in  someone’s smile and help them restore their mouth to a healthy state. “Working with Invisalign allows us to watch as patients  gain more confidence and transform their teeth so they enjoy smiling more.”

 

 
 

"Coming together is a beginning, staying together is progress, and working together is success."
- Henry Ford