1311 Hawkeye Ave. SW | Le Mars, IA 51031 (712) 546-5183

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1311 Hawkeye Ave. SW

Le Mars, IA 51031

Our Team

Tanya Gaswint

Registered Dental Hygienist

Tanya Gaswint holds an Associate of Arts degree in Dental Hygiene from the University of South Dakota and has worked for Dr. Rhea-Bohnenkamp since 1998. Tanya enjoys the relationships she has formed with her patients throughout the years.

Tanya’s attention to detail ensures excellent care in the hygiene chair. She believes continuing education is key to outstanding patient care. Keeping up with new technology and the latest research helps Tanya ensure we are treating the whole patient, not just their teeth.

Tanya lives in Akron with her husband and two children. She enjoys going for walks and spending time on the golf course.

Amanda Beitelspacher

Registered Dental Hygienist

Amanda Beitelspacher graduated in 2002 from the University of South Dakota with an Associate of Science degree. Upon graduation, she immediately joined Dr. Bjorge and transitioned to the LeMars Dental Center team in 2008 when Dr. Rhea-Bohnenkamp purchased the practice.

Amanda enjoys spending time with Troy, her husband, and their three children, Alaina, Carter, and Hailey. Amanda believes one of the most important aspects of her career is helping others improve and maintain their oral health.

Denae Plueger

Registered Dental Hygienist

Denae Plueger began her career with LeMars Dental Center in July 2014 after earning her Bachelor’s of Science degree from the University of South Dakota in May of the same year. Her goal is to educate her patients not only about the health of their mouth, but how it correlates with the whole body as well, while making every appointment fun. Early, positive experiences in the dental chair encouraged her to pursue a career as a dental hygienist.

When not seeing patients at the LeMars Dental Center, Denae, enjoys spending free time with her wonderful husband, Jerrod, and their son Jessi. You will also find her spending time in her garden, going camping as a family, and taking their dog, Ace, for walks.

Kathy Johnson

Expanded Functions Dental Assistant

Kathy Johnson is an original member of the LeMars Dental Center team; she joined Dr. Rhea-Bohnenkamp when she opened her first practice in 1991. Kathy graduated from Western Iowa Tech and is a Registered Dental Assistant. Recently, Kathy received her expanded functions certification, which allows her to assist Dr. Rhea in a greater capacity.

The senior member, Kathy is a great resource for all other members of the LeMars Dental Center team. She holds a wealth of knowledge and is always willing to share when needed with not only her coworkers but also the patients who she’s been seeing for years.

Tori Meyer

Expanded Functions Dental Assistant

Tori Meyer graduated from Western Iowa Tech Community College in 2013 and is a Registered Dental Assistant with an expanded functions certificate. She enjoys working with our patients and making their experience with the doctors and staff at the LeMars Dental Center a positive one.

Tori enjoys spending time with her husband, Brad, and their two children, Raelynn and Roland. You can find her outside with her family riding bikes or playing at the park.