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MEET Our Team

Tracy Ford

Front Office Administrator

Tracy has a degree from Des Moines Area Community College in human services and is also a registered dental assistant. She has worked in the dental field for 20 years. Tracy enjoys meeting new people and working with the public to make sure their experience at the dentist is a pleasant one. In her spare time, she enjoys hanging out with family (her nephews are her pride and joy) and friends, reading, movies, sports and is an avid Iowa State fan.

CARLOS Fuentes

Front Office Coordinator

Carlos has been working in the dental field for over three years and has found it to be his passion. He loves meeting new people and enjoys sharing the perspectives of both patients and providers. Carlos has a beautiful family with whom he loves to spend time, and he is a fan of all things outdoors. He loves hunting and working on various mechanical projects, including vintage cars and motorcycles.

Alondra Tapia

Registered Dental Assistant

I have been a dental Assistant for 11 years. I enjoy working with families and helping their children. I love spending time with my family which keep me very busy. I have three kids that are my life, we love to travel and enjoy new experiences.

Lauren Blumberg

Registered Dental Assistant

Lauren is a registered dental assistant and has been with Dr. Hammond for her entire career. She is a graduate of Drake University and enjoys working with children and families. Lauren loves spending time with her grandchildren, exercising and is an avid Iowa Hawkeye fan.

Roberto Ruiz

Registered Dental Assistant

Roberto is a Registered Dental Assistant and Laboratory Technician. He has been a dental assistant for over 15 years and has been fabricating custom dental appliances for over 20 years. He enjoys working with kids and is fluent in both Spanish and English. Roberto loves spending time with his wife Christina, three children, and new grandchild. He also enjoys gardening and dancing.

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