Meet the Team

Office Staff & Management

Our Grove & Platt Dental Associates, P.L.C. front office team plays an essential role in ensuring your appointment runs smoothly! Our front office staff is responsible for new patient setup and scheduling, insurance benefit verification, patient check in and check out, treatment estimates, explaining financing options, dental insurance claim submission and other office tasks! Be sure to say hello, and flash us your healthy smile when you come to your appointment!

Office Staff & Management

Julie

Julie is a graduate of Central College. She has worked in dental administration for over...

Julie is a graduate of Central College. She has worked in dental administration for over 15 years.

Julie lives in Grimes with her family and her children are DCG graduates. She enjoys time with family and friends as well as cheering on the Hawkeyes!

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Andy

Andy is a 1999 graduate of the University of Northern Iowa in Social Science Teaching. He taught...

Andy is a 1999 graduate of the University of Northern Iowa in Social Science Teaching. He taught high school American History & Psychology and coached tennis in Blaine, Minnesota for six years. Since the opening of the office in September 2005, Andy has served as the office manager at Grove & Platt Dental Associates, P.L.C. He enjoys coming to work each day and working with the best staff and seeing awesome patients!

He and wife, Dr. Jennifer Grove, along with their daughters, Gabby and Lucy, reside in Grimes. He enjoys living in Grimes and spending time with his family, friends, fishing and playing tennis and pickleball.

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Tammy

Tammy joined the Grove and Platt family in 2018 bringing with her over 28 years of experience...

Tammy joined the Grove and Platt family in 2018 bringing with her over 28 years of experience in the dental field.

Tammy and her husband Jeff live in Granger with their 3 children: Collin, Brody and Andrea. In her free time she loves watching her children participate in whatever sport is in season, and cheering on the Iowa Hawkeyes! Tammy also enjoys spending time with her family and friends.

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Jennifer

Jennifer has been a part of our Grove and Platt family for many years now. Prior to coming to...

Jennifer has been a part of our Grove and Platt family for many years now. Prior to coming to Grove and Platt, she had the pleasure of teaching 4 year old preschool for over 10 years.

Jennifer resides in Waukee with her husband Derek. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with family and friends, watching the Iowa State Cyclones, or listening to local bands around the Des Moines area.

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Jessica

Jessica received her dental assisting degree from Concorde College in Kansas City. She began...

Jessica received her dental assisting degree from Concorde College in Kansas City. She began her career at Grove and Platt on the clinical side of treatement but has now transitioned to the front office team.

Her clinical experience is useful when scheduling appointments, coordinating with specialists, and explaining treatment. Making sure patients understand their treatment as well as their insurance benefits is her main goal.

Jessica lives in Adel with her husband Cody, and daughters Addison and Charlotte. In her free time she enjoys spending time with family and friends, being outdoors and cheering on the ADM Tigers and Kansas Jayhawks.

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