Our Staff

Dr. Paul Hoversten

Dr. Paul Hoversten

Dentist

Dr. Paul Hoversten graduated from the University of Iowa, College of Dentistry. After four years in the Army, he returned to Iowa Falls in 1981 and started practicing General Dentistry. He belongs to all of the regular Dental Associations. Paul and his wife, Rita, have four sons and ten grandchildren. Outside of work, he is involved in the church, community, and a bunch of stuff he’s not going to bore you with here.

Dr. Michael Colwell

Dr. Michael Colwell

Dentist

Dr. Michael Colwell received his dental degree from the University of Iowa, College of Dentistry. In 1985, Mike and his wife, Renee, moved to Iowa Falls to begin practicing dentistry with Dr. Paul Hoversten. Mike and Renee have four grown children and one grandchild. Dr. Colwell continues to advance his dental education and is a member of the American Dental Association, Iowa Dental Association, North Iowa Dental Seminars/Seattle Study Club, Waterloo Dental District, and the Hardin County Dental Society. In the Iowa Falls community, Mike is a member of St. Mark’s Church, Knights of Columbus, Rotary, and Iowa Falls Area Development. Mike is an avid sports fan and enjoys participating in tennis, golf, racquetball, biking, and running.

Dr. Quinn Hoversten

Dr. Quinn Hoversten

Dentist

Dr. Quinn Hoversten received his Dental Degree from the University of Iowa, College of Dentistry. He and his wife, Kaitlyn, were excited to return to Iowa Falls where both were born and raised, start a family, and to provide general dentistry services to all members of your family. He is active in the Iowa Falls community, as well as the dental community as a member of the American Dental Association, Iowa Dental Association, and Waterloo Dental Society District. In his free time, Dr. Quinn and his family enjoy spending time with friends, traveling, sports, watching movies, playing video games, and being outdoors.

Deana

Deana

Registered Dental Hygienist

Deana graduated from George Brown College, Ontario, Canada with her Registered Dental Hygienist degree. Deana became licensed in Iowa in 1988 and has been employed with Hoversten Colwell & Hoversten for 17 years. Deana is married and has three children.

Marla

Marla

Registered Dental Hygienist

Marla has been in the dental field for over 20 years graduating from the Dental Assistant program at Hawkeye Community College, returning later to complete the Dental Hygiene program to receive her Registered Dental Hygienist degree. Marla is married and a busy “sports mom” to two teenage boys. Outside of the office, you can find her at one of their sporting events or at the lake relaxing on their boat.

Lisa

Lisa

Registered Dental Hygienist

Lisa started off her dental career as a dental assistant, graduating from Marshalltown Community College. She worked as a dental assistant for 16 years before returning to college to get her AAS degree in Dental Hygiene at Hawkeye Community College. She has been in the dental profession for 30 years. When Lisa is not busy attending to her dental patients, she enjoys the outdoors, golfing, and spending time with her husband and two grown children.

Jen

Jen

Registered Dental Assistant/Front Desk

Jen has been employed with Hoversten Colwell & Hoversten since 2005. She is married to her husband, Shane, and they have a son and a daughter. Jen enjoys reading, spending time with her family and supporting her husband racing his race car.

Judy

Judy

Registered Dental Assistant/Dental Rover

Judy has been employed with Hoversten Colwell & Hoversten for the past 14 years. She lives in Iowa Falls with her husband, Rick, two dogs, and a cat, and has a daughter who lives in Chicago. In her spare time, Judy likes to golf, read, and sightsee.

Kathy

Kathy

Registered Dental Assistant

Kathy graduated from Iowa Central Community College with her Registered Dental Assistant degree. For the past 22 years, she has worked as Dr. Michael Colwell’s chairside assistant. Kathy and her husband farm, have three children, all of whom are married and have blessed them with nine grandchildren. You can find them wearing cardinal and gold and cheering for the ISU Cyclones. They are involved in church, community, and love to travel, spend time with family and attend their grandkids events.

Marilyn

Marilyn

Registered Dental Assistant/Dental Rover

Marilyn has been employed with Hoversten Colwell & Hoversten since 2003. She is a lifetime Hardin County resident, married with three children and two grandchildren. She enjoys spending time with family and friends, doing crafts, and shopping.

Sheila

Sheila

Registered Dental Assistant/Front Desk

Sheila has been employed with Hoversten Colwell & Hoversten since 2007. She graduated from Hawkeye Community College in Waterloo attaining her business degree along with her Iowa Registered Dental Assistant certification. Sheila and her husband, Dick, have five children, and several grandchildren which keep them young. Sheila enjoys being with her family, friends, and going to their cabin at the Lake of the Ozarks.

Taran

Taran

Registered Dental Assistant

Taran has been employed with Hoversten Colwell & Hoversten since 2010 and in the dental field since 2007. She attended Kirkwood Community College where she received her Administrative Assistant and Registered Dental Assistant degrees. She enjoys camping, riding motorcycle, traveling, going out to eat, and spending time with her family and friends. Her favorite food is Italian or Mexican and her favorite color is pink.

Teresa

Teresa

Registered Dental Assistant

Teresa has been employed with Hoversten Colwell & Hoversten for the past 30 years as a chairside assistant. Teresa, along with her husband, Tim, love spending time with their three children and their families boating and fishing.

Carol

Carol

Office Manager

Carol has been employed with Hoversten Colwell & Hoversten since 2000. She graduated from AIB in Des Moines, IA. Carol and her husband, Tom, have two daughters and three grandchildren. In her spare time, Carol enjoys reading and attending her grandchildren’s activities.

Deanne

Deanne

Purchasing

Deanne has been employed with Hoversten Colwell & Hoversten since 2010. She is responsible for ordering supplies for the doctors and all office staff.

Mary

Mary

Front Desk

Mary has lived in Iowa Falls for 37 years. She has been employed at Hoversten Colwell & Hoversten since 1997 starting as a Dental Assistant and moving to the front desk as one of the receptionists. When Mary is not working, she enjoys spending time with her family which includes two grandchildren.

Michelle

Michelle

Insurance/Front Desk

Michelle has been employed with Hoversten Colwell & Hoversten since 2013. She files all insurance claims and also works at the front desk. She graduated from Hamilton Business College in Des Moines, IA. Michelle and her husband, Brian, also farm. They have four daughters that keep them very busy.

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