Meet Our Team
Meet our Goebel Family Dentistry professional team. They will work hard to make your visit with us comfortable and pleasant.
Shawn is a dental hygienist. She received her dental hygiene degree from Lakeland College. She feels fortunate to practice her dream profession and help her patients achieve optimum oral health. “I love to see how advanced dentistry has become. Our patients are the best, and we welcome the friends and family members referred by them.”
She and her husband, Gary, have three wonderful children (Jenny, Phillip, and Tiffany) and nine beautiful grandchildren. They also have two fur babies, Duke and Ella, that are a big part of their family. In her free time, she loves camping and boating with family and friends.
Jenny earned her degree in dental hygiene from Illinois Central College in 2001. She then became a full-time hygienist with Dr. Gary Goebel, who is now retired, and now Dr. Tom Goebel. “Helping others and sharing knowledge has always been my focus. I’m passionate about the prevention of dental disease leading to an improved overall quality of life. I enjoy the professional yet fun working environment at Goebel Family Dentistry.”
She is married with one child. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with family and friends, her Cocker Spaniel, and running outdoors with the corn belt running club whenever she can!
Darcy is a dental hygienist and received her dental education from Hawkeye Community College and has her B.A. from the University of Northern Iowa. “I am very passionate about helping patients maintain their dental health. The best part about my job is the patients. It is so fulfilling to develop relationships with each of them.”
She and her husband John have 2 very active children, Kailee and Mason. She has a cat named Curry and a dog, Harper. She enjoys traveling and spending time with family and friends, and taking vacations.
Wendy is a dental assistant and grew up in Silvis. She received her dental education at Black Hawk College. She worked for Dr. Herzfeldt for 23 years and transitioned into the Goebel Family Dentistry team after Dr. Herzfeldt retired. “The best part of my job is getting to know the patients.”
She and her husband Kevin have two girls, Alena and Hannah. She enjoys spending time with family and friends, walking with her dog, Miley, reading, and traveling in her spare time.
Mayra is a dental assistant. She received her dental education from Western Career College in Antioch, CA. She worked for Dr. Richard Herzfeldt for 7 years and transitioned into Goebel Family Dentistry’s wonderful team after Dr. Herzfeldt retired. “The best part of my job is the people I work with and our patients. They make coming to work every day a pleasure. Helping patients is so fulfilling.”
She grew up in East Moline, and she and her husband Ricardo, a carpenter, have two fantastic sons, Aaron and Dante. She enjoys spending time with family and outdoor activities, including taking her dogs, Scooby and Toby, for long walks. She also enjoys reading, gardening, painting, and traveling.
Aly is a dental assistant. She graduated from Dental Assisting Technologies in Moline in 2013. She has been with Goebel Family Dentistry since 2014. “I am proud to be an advocate for the dental needs of our patients. I enjoy being part of the process for the before and after smile transformations. Dentistry is an ever-changing career, and I look forward to continuing my education to give our patients the best care.”
She and her husband Brian have three children, Brody Joe, Ansley, and Bayne. Last year they rescued their dog named Hazel. She enjoys spending time with her family and doing projects around the house.
Erin has been the office manager for Goebel Family Dentistry since 2020. She was born and raised in the Quad Cities. She attended Davenport West, Scott Community College, and Upper Iowa University. She received a certificate in dental assisting and a bachelor’s degree in human resources. “I’ve worked in the general and periodontal dental industry. Patient trust is of the utmost importance to me. As Dr. Thomas Goebel’s office manager, I provide comfort and accuracy to his patients.”
In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her significant other, Eric, and daughters Chelsea and Em, and her Cane Corso, River. She enjoys camping and water sports along the Wapsi.
Monica has been the appointment coordinator since 2021 but has been doing this work since 2018. She was born and raised in Guanajuato, Mexico, until the age of thirteen and then moved to the Quad Cities with her family. She went to Moline High School and attended the Dental Assisting Technologies and Scott Community College. She went into dentistry because she finds oral hygiene very interesting and enjoys helping patients. She loves seeing patients happy with their smiles and feel confident smiling again.
Monica has two younger siblings and a very sassy cat named Samantha. She enjoys hiking and reading in her spare time. She would like to further her studies and become a hygienist.