Our friendly team is excited to meet you! We love welcoming patients to Diamond Dental, P.C. and go the extra mile to help you feel at ease and ensure you are receiving the quality care you need. We invite you to call us at 319-390-3703 to schedule an appointment with Dr. Lance Forbes, our dentist in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, and learn more about our many dental services.


Office Coordinator, Registered Dental Assistant

As our Office Coordinator, Diane handles all front office duties. She has 24 years’ experience in the field, starting as chairside assistant, and for many years now, managing the appointments, insurance and accounts. She enjoys the staff and patient relationships that she has developed over the years, as well as seeing changes and improvements in the dental field. Diane’s past experiences also include business co-ownership, sales, Certified Pharmacy Technician and currently holds certification in Health, Wellness and Life Coaching. She received education at Kirkwood Community College, Mt. Mercy College and U of I, along with Coaching and other varied coursework.

While not in the office, Diane enjoys spending time with her six grown children and their families when possible, and also enjoys reading, cooking, gardening, sewing, history, music and travel. She lives south of Cedar Rapids with her husband Jeff, and dog Toby.


Dental Hygienist

Kate was born and raised in Cedar Rapids. She currently resides in Marion. She keeps busy caring for her two sons, Kei and Kael, who participate in multiple sports. Sometimes it requires a lot of travel, but she does not mind the adventure and competitions!


  • Dental Assisting degree (2009-2010), Kirkwood Community College
  • Associate of Applied Science in Dental Hygiene (2014)

Fun Fact
Kate is passionate about impacting patient’s smiles and lives. She also loves educating our patients.


Dental Assistant

Michelle was raised in Elkader, Iowa, and now lives in Quasqueton. She has over 11 years of experience as a dental assistant, including two years in a pediatric dental office, and loves advocating for and educating her patients. Michelle and her husband, Jon, have four children, Lucas, James, Sulleigh and Charlee. She enjoys spending time with her family and friends, and her favorite thing is being a mother to her children.


  • Associate of Applied Science in Dental Assisting (2010), Kirkwood Community College

Fun Fact
Michelle enjoys any activity outdoors!