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.


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.


Office Coordinator and 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!


Expanded Function Dental Assistant

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Kim was raised in a small town in western Iowa, Coon Rapids. She now resides in Cedar Rapids with her husband Tom and their three girls, Olivia, Piper and Presley. Kim graduated from Des amounts Area Community college and had over 25 years of assisting experience. Kim enjoys snuggling with her puppies, shopping , biking, reading and spending time with family and friends.


  • DMACC with Dental Assisting degree
  • DANB certified
  • Expanded functions

Fun Fact
Kim is married to a dentist


Dental Assistant

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Makayla grew up in Fairfax, Iowa and now lives in Marion. She is the second oldest of four siblings and enjoys golfing, watching movies, and spending time with her family and friends. Makayla is passionate about making patients feel welcome and is excited to be a part of the team at Diamond Dental!


  • Associate of Applied Science in Dental Assisting (2023), Kirkwood Community College

Fun fact
Makayla recently became an aunt!