The Staff at Manchester Dental looks forward to serving you soon!
Carrie Borchardt, DDS
Dr. Carrie Borchardt was born in Anamosa, IA and grew up in Olin, IA. She graduated from Linn-Mar H.S. in Marion and went on to achieve her BA in General Science at Coe College. She then graduated from the University of Iowa- College of Dentistry in 2001. During that time, she spent four months working in a dental clinic in Costa Rica. She also volunteers her time at the Iowa Mission of Mercy and the West Delaware Mouth Guard Clinic. She is a member of the American Dental Association, Iowa Dental Association, Delaware County Dental Association, and the Dubuque District Dental Society. Dr. Borchardt is a certified provider of both Invisalign and Waterlase Laser Dentistry. She has received advanced training in Cerec restorations that allow one-visit crowns and onlays.
Dr. Carrie was married to her husband Bill Borchardt in 1997. They have built a house in Manchester where they are raising their two children: Grant and Camryn. Dr. Carrie enjoys cooking/baking, scrapbooking (both digital and paper), reading, and quilting. She is also a member of the academic booster club and volunteers at West Delaware Schools.
Lindsey Meyer, DDS
Dr. Lindsey Meyer grew up in Sutherland, IA - which is in the northwestern part of the state. She graduated with a degree in biology from the University of South Dakota then went on to achieve 2 degrees from the University of Iowa: evolutionary biology, and of course, her doctorate in dentistry. During that time, she participated in extramural rotations at the Broadlawns Hospital in Des Moines, and at Salud Community Health Migratory Workers Clinic in Ft. Lupton, CO. Dr. Meyer joined our team in July of 2010. Dr. Meyer is also a certified provider for Invisalign and laser dentistry.
She is currently a member of the American Dental Association, Iowa Dental Association, American Association of Women Dentists, Delaware County Dental Association, and the Dubuque District Dental Society. She received awards for excellence in dental radiology and was elected a member of the Pierre Fauchard Academy. Dr. Meyer volunteers for the Iowa Mission of Mercy, and continues to volunteer for Donated Dental Services and the Free Dental Clinic in Cedar Rapids.
Our Dental Hygienists
Darla is a registered Dental Hygienist and has been a member of our team since December of 1994. She is one of two hygienists in our office. Darla graduated from the Universtiy of Iowa and received a Bachelor of Science Degree in Dental Hygiene. Darla has continued her education at the Las Vegas Institute of Dentistry. She is a member of the American Dental Hygiene Association and the Iowa Dental Hygiene Association.
Darla has continued her career in dentistry to keep her clients smiling and healthy. She finds her career to be very exciting with all the advances that have been made. She also enjoys volunteering at the NICC Dental Assisting Clinic.
Darla is married to Jon Wedewer who is the Superintendent at the Guttenberg Golf Course. They live in Dyersville with their two children.
Jenni graduated from Hawkeye Community College with her Dental Hygiene Degree. She also has her Dental Assisting Diploma from NICC in Peosta. Jenni loves helping people get beautiful smiles. Her patient philosophy is making the patient feel comfortable and help them enjoy their visit. In her free time, Jenni enjoys kayaking and hanging with her friends & family, which include her husband Justin.
Tami is a Registered Dental Hygienist. She graduated from Hawkeye Community College in 2010. Before returning to school, Tami practiced as an expanded functions Dental Assistant for eight years. Tami joins our team with 13 years of dental experience. Tami is a member of the American Dental Hygiene Association and Iowa Dental Hygiene Association. She has her certification in Hygiene Laser from the Academy of Laser Dentistry.
Tami grew up in Greeley and graduated from West Delaware High School. She now resides outside of Elkader with her husband, Eric and daughter, Paislee. In her spare time she like to help on the family farm, fish, hunt and spend time with family and friends.
Our Dental Assistants
Tricia is an expanded functions certified dental assistant. Tricia has been a member of our team since 1991. Tricia graduated from Northeast Iowa Community College with her certified dental assisting degree. Tricia has worked as recare coordinator and primary dental assistant over the years. Tricia enjoys working with the doctors and her patients while helping them to create beautiful healthy smiles.
Tricia was born and raised in Manchester. Her parents are Wallace and Mary lou Hawker. Tricia is married to Shawn Foster and they have two sons, Dylan and Derik. Tricia and her family stay very busy with their kids' sporting events. The Fosters enjoy the outdoors, fishing, kayaking, and cross country skiing. Tricia is a volunteer as West Delaware Schools and a member of First Lutheran Church.
Tosha is a certified dental assistant and has been a member of our team since August of 2008. Tosha has over 10 years of dental assisting experience. She was raised just outside of Winthrop, graduated from East Buchanan H.S. and has her expanded functions certificate for dental assisting from Kirkwood Community College. Tosha and her husband, Mitch, reside in Winthrop where they are raising 3 wonderful children: Dusty, Leo, and James. Tosha enjoys spending time with her family, boating in the summer, reading, cooking, and sewing.
Andrea graduated from Kirkwood Community College with a degree in Expanded Functions Dental Assisting. She has been a dental assistant for over 4 years and has a lot of experience with all the new dental technology. Andrea loves the art of dentistry and helping people get their smiles back and creating new ones/ Andrea will make you feel comfortable in the dental chair and she wont let you leave without a smile. In her free time she loves attending Iowa Hawkeye football games, spending time outside, and hanging out with her family and friends.
Michelle is an alum from West Delaware High School. She received her Dental Assisting Degree in 2006. She has 8 years of experience in family practice in all aspects of the dental field. Michelle believes a smile makes a lasting impression and she loves the satisfaction of making people happy to smile. In her free time she spends time with her two children and the take up all her time! Michelle grew up in Manchester and she takes pride in the community and is happy to call Manchester her hometown.
Our Front Office Staff
Jessica Lake is the office manager and has been a part of the team since June, 2013. She comes to the office with 13 years of customer service experience. Jessica grew up in Brandon and now resides in Independence with her husband, James and two children, Jena and Juliana . Jessica is very involved in her church, First United Methodist Church where she is on staff as the director of youth ministries and serves on the education board. Jessica is passionate about helping others and believes that every interaction with another person is an opportunity to make a difference. Jessica is committed to helping people achieve their goals for healthy smiles through positive experiences with our office.
Heather is a certified dental assistant and has been a member our team since September 2011. Heather started as a part-time assistant and is now a full-time office coordinator since April 2013. Heather has been working in the dental field for the past 17 years.
Heather was raised on a farm outside of Holy Cross and graduated from NICC in Peosta for dental assisting. Heather is married to Doug Steger who is a self employed semi driver. They live outside of Colesburg with their five children: Shelby(18), Cassidy(11), Alexa(9), Ava(7), and Jax(4). Heather’s free time is mostly spent following the kids’ activities as they are active with gymnastics, softball, volleyball, and track. She also enjoys spending time with family and friends.