Dental Hygienists



Staci is a 2010 graduate from Kirkwood Community College, where she received her A.A.S in Dental Hygiene. She moved to the Des Moines metro shortly after completing college and began her career here at Foust Family Dental Care! Staci loves building relationships with her patients and takes pride in helping them maintain a healthy smile. Staci and her husband are blessed with three children and their Golden Doodle, Winnie, which keeps them active. She enjoys reading, listening to live music, and spending Sunday’s with her family at Lutheran Church of Hope-Waukee.

Fun Fact: Staci is rarely seen without a cup of coffee!


Rachael graduated in 2017 from Hawkeye Community College receiving her A.A.S degree in Dental Hygiene. After completing her hygiene degree, her and her husband relocated to the Des Moines area where she began her career at Foust Family Dental Care. Rachael loves having the ability to educate her patients on healthy oral hygiene habits to help them achieve their dental goals. Her free time is spent walking her Cockapoos, Millie and Frankie, going to movies, and spending time with family.

Fun Fact: Rachael is the pillar for hydration!


Dental Assistants



Nora has been assisting in the Des Moines area since 2012, joining our practice in 2018. In 2021, she furthered her education at the University of Iowa completing her certificate in Expanded Function Dental Assisting which allows her to practice as a level 2 dental assistant. Nora is fluent in Spanish and enjoys helping the Hispanic community with their dental care needs. When not working, Nora spends her free time with her son, family, and friends. Her favorite activities include traveling and spending time in her garden whenever possible.

Fun Fact: Nora is a plant mom!


Brooke graduated from the Houston Dental Assistant Academy in 2021. She joined our team in 2023 as a Registered Dental Assistant. Brooke prides herself in making her patients feel comfortable, ensuring their dental concerns are met. Her passion for the dental field and caring for her patients has led her to furthering her career as she currently enrolled at Iowa Central Community College in their Dental Hygiene program. Brooke and her boyfriend, Connor, relocated to West Des Moines in 2021 with their German Sheppard/Black Lab mix, Buddy. She spends her free time at dog parks, going on hikes, and trying new eateries in the area.

Fun Fact: Brooke loves to try new cooking recipes!


Front Desk



Hannah is our Insurance Manager and has been with us since 2023. Hannah is currently completing a bachelor’s degree in Business Management with a minor in Organizational Communication from University of South Dakota. She comes to our office with 10 years of dental experience specializing in insurance benefits and dental billing. Her priority is to ensure that all of our patients have a wonderful experience. She enjoys helping patients understand and get the most out of their insurance benefits. Hannah spends her free time watching movies, relaxing with her dog, and traveling to see friends and family.

Fun Fact: Hannah is trying her hand at baking!


Emma is our Patient Care Coordinator who graduated from Scott Community College in 2022 with a diploma in Dental Assisting, joining our front desk team in 2023. Emma is the first smiling face you see when entering our office and her versatile background in dental assisting and front desk makes her an excellent addition to our team. She enjoys helping patients achieve their dental goals while building lasting relationships. Originally from Davenport, her and her fiancé moved to Ankeny with their dog, Cammie and cat, Toyota. In her free time she enjoys spending time with her family, baking, and has even started to crochet!

Fun Fact: Emma collects Starbucks tumblers!