Meet Our Bettendorf, IA Dental Team
When you call to make an appointment or you get a dental cleaning with us, you have the opportunity to work with our friendly, experienced team members. We love getting to work with our patients every day, and we can’t wait to get to know you and your loved ones better! Before you come in, take a few minutes to become familiar with our dental family by reading the information below.
Abigale, Dental Hygienist
Abigale studied dental hygiene at Carl Sandburg College and has been working in dentistry for nearly five years so far. Today, she is an RDH with training in local anesthesia, nitrous oxide, and dental sleep medicine. What she enjoys most about her role at the office is building such trusting relationships with patients and helping them maintain not only oral health, but overall health as well!
Abigale recently married her husband Steven in October of 2019, and she also has a dog named Ginger and a cat named Remy at home. In her free time, she enjoys hanging out with friends and family, shopping, and watching baseball games in St. Louis. She’s also very crafty and loves digging into DIY projects whenever she has a moment alone.
Allison, Dental Hygienist
Allison’s career in the dental field spans over five years so far, and there’s nothing she enjoys more here at Pleasant Valley Dentistry than building strong, trusting relationships with patients over time. She attended Kirkwood Community College for her education and is also certified in local anesthesia and diode lasers.
Originally from Davenport, IA, Allison and her husband Jimmy have two wonderful kids named Emily and Beau. Their other family members include Pete, a Maltese/Yorkie, and Ozzy, who is a yellow Lab. When she isn’t busy at work, her favorite hobbies include spending quality time with loved ones, watching the Chicago Cubs, and working out. She also has a passion for baking and decorating cakes – she even made her own wedding cake!
Alexis, Dental Assistant
Alexis studied at the Midwest Technical Institute, and she’s been a member of Dr. Pogue’s dental office for a few years now – with hopefully many more to come! Her favorite part of this job is helping patients love their smiles.
Originally from the Davenport area, Alexis has two daughters at home, Hensley and Marley. When she has free time, her favorite hobbies include cooking, traveling, and going to museums and zoos with her kids. Here’s something you may not know about her: she loves the beach and hopes to live near the ocean one day!
Michelle, Dental Assistant
A Davenport native, Michelle completed her education at Midwest Technical Institute and is certified in CPR, radiation, and infection control. She is relatively new to Pleasant Valley Dentistry but already loves being able to help patients enjoy prettier smiles!
Outside of work, Michelle is happily engaged to Stephen and has a young daughter named Makenzie. She also enjoys spending quality time with her mom, grandmother, twin brothers, sisters-in-law, two nephews, and niece. Other hobbies include shopping, trying new restaurants, and going on lots of fun adventures with Makenzie. An interesting fact about her: she is EXTREMELY afraid of spiders.
Ashley, Office Manager
Ashley is originally from Davenport! She attended Scott Community College, is a Registered Dental Assistant, and is an active member of the Fellowship of the American Academy of Dental Office Managers. A 10-year dental veteran, her favorite part of her job continues to be knowing that she has played a part in creating healthier and happier smiles.
Ashley and her husband have two daughters, two dogs, and one cat. In her free time, she enjoys watching football (go 49ners!), watching baseball, and spending time with friends and family. Here’s an interesting fact about her: her daughter, Addison, is named after Addison Avenue (where Wrigley Field is).
Megan, Insurance Coordinator
Originally from Wisconsin, Megan earned her bachelor’s degree in Biology from the University of Wisconsin. Today, she has more than five years of experience in the world of dentistry, specifically in general dentistry and endodontics. For her, the best thing about her job is being the first and last impression a patient has of the office. Making their experience a little bit brighter makes her day!
Away from the office, you’ll most likely find Megan spending time with her boyfriend, their golden retriever, and their three cats. She also loves gardening, reading, going on long walks, trying new restaurants, and traveling. Here’s something you may not know about her: she studied abroad in Europe on a cruise ship!