Meet Your Dental Staff

Dental Staff in Clarion, IA

Kari Mennenga

Kari and her husband, Mike, live on a farm near Meservey.  They have one daughter, Shelby, who lives in Cedar Falls and works for Allen Hospital as an X-ray Technician.  After high school, Kari attended Capri Cosmetology College and worked as a hair stylist for 19 years prior to becoming a dental assistant in Dr. Kelch’s office in 2003.  Her hobbies include spending time with her family, boating, camping, and vacationing in Cape Coral, Florida.


Alison Russell

Alison came to work for Dr. Kelch in April 1999 as a Registered Dental Assistant.  She resides in Clarion with her husband, Eric, and son, Ethan.  In her spare time, she enjoys camping, reading, running, and spending time with her family.


Beth Hildebrand

Beth has 27 years of experience as a dental hygienist after graduating from Hawkeye Community College in Waterloo. She has worked 24 of those years in Dr. Kelch’s office.  Beth has recently retired from dental hygiene, but continues to work in the dental office. When not at work, she enjoys being with her family and friends, playing board or card games, baking and cooking, and participating in “sports” like shopping.


Brittany Ramos

Brittany is a graduate from the Hawkeye dental hygiene program.  She has worked as a Registered Dental Hygienist with Dr. Kelch’s dental office since November 2015.  She and her husband, Hernan, live in Webster City with their two cats, Mia and Izzy.  In her spare time, she enjoys training and competing in natural body building competitions.


Kailee Wubben

Kailee joined our office in March of 2017 as a dental assistant. She and her husband, Anthony reside in Eagle Grove with their son, Keegan and dog, Bentley. In her spare time, Kailee enjoys spending time with her family and playing/coaching sports.