Meet Our Team

Dedicated to your brightest & healthiest smile

Many of us have worked at The Dental Practice for nearly 20 years, and we’ve grown close to the great community of Newton, IA. Our doctors, hygienists, and dental assistants perform a variety of general dentistry services and cosmetic dental procedures. We’re here to answer any of your questions and help you carry out the best dental treatment plan. Whether you need a routine cleaning, a cavity filling, teeth whitening, or wisdom teeth removal, we can help.

Our Doctors

Dr. Steven Rabedeaux, DDS, MAGD - Dentist in Newton, IA at The Dental Practice

Dr. Steven G. Rabedeaux, DDS, MAGD

Dr. Steven Rabedeaux is an Iowa native who has practiced dentistry for more than 30 years. He received his BS from the University of Iowa. In 1984, he completed his DDS at the University of Iowa College of Dentistry. His father began The Dental Practice in 1957, and he practiced with him until 1991.

Dr. Rabedeaux and his wife, Cindy, have been married for 33 years. They have three grown children and two grandchildren.

Dr. Jacob Parsons, DDS - Dentist in Newton, IA at The Dental Practice

Dr. Jacob Parsons, DDS

Dr. Parsons grew up in Loveland, Colorado but felt drawn back to his roots in the Midwest.  He studied Biology at Northwestern College (Iowa) and then obtained his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree at the University of Colorado School of Dental Medicine in 2014. He furthered his education at the University of New Mexico’s Advanced Education in General Dentistry Residency. This program expanded his skills to include dental implant placement, wisdom tooth removal, denture fabrication, root canal therapy, hospital dentistry, pediatric care, and special needs dentistry. After residency, Dr Parsons spent two years at an inner-city clinic in Albuquerque, NM serving patients of all ages. He is currently pursing a Fellowship in the Academy of General Dentistry and is active in local and national dental associations. Dr. Parsons and his wife, Jennifer have two sons, Aiden and Eli and two daughters, Emma and Alyza. 

Our Staff

Dana Anderson

Dana Anderson

Business Office

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Dana Anderson has been with The Dental Practice since 2012. Dana and her husband Andy, who works for Skokan Construction, have two daughters, Makatlyn and Khyrssa. When not at a dance class for the girls, the family enjoys spending time outdoors and with family and friends.
Ashley Hartgers

Ashley Hartgers

Business Office

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Ashley has been with The Dental Practice since 2018. Ashley grew up in Texas. She moved to Newton in 2008 and graduated from Newton High School in 2011. She has experience in medical insurance, scheduling, and reception. Ashley and her husband, Justin, enjoy being outdoors with their black lab, Drake, and spending time with family and friends.
Jeri Graham

Jeri Graham

Hygienist

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Jeri has been with The Dental Practice since 2000. She graduated from the University of Iowa Dental Hygiene program. She has practiced dental hygiene since 1983, and has been caring for patients in the Newton area for over 30 years. Jeri and her husband, Tom, live on a farm near Grinnell, IA. They have twins, Catelyn and Christian. Jeri enjoys her flower gardens, antiques, scrapbooking, and tending to the critters on the farm. She treasures her time spent with family and friends.
Elizabeth Huddleston

Elizabeth Huddleston

Hygienist

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Maria Maharry

Maria Maharry

Hygienist

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Maria has been with The Dental Practice since 2007. She graduated from the University of Iowa and has practiced dental hygiene since 1994. Maria and her husband, Doug, have five children. Maria’s husband, Doug, works at Grinnell Mutual Reinsurance, and their family resides in Newton. Free time is rare for Maria, but she enjoys golfing, walking, and spending time with her family.
Ashley Schnieders

Ashley Schnieders

Hygienist

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Ashley joined The Dental Practice in 2019. She graduated from Kirkwood Community College and has been practicing dental hygiene since 2010. Ashley and her husband, Ted, live in the country near Baxter. They have two children Eli and Arabelle, two Great Danes, and two outdoor cats. When Ashley is not working you will catch her snapping pictures, painting pictures, or cheering on her favorite sports teams the Hawkeyes or Baxter Bolts!
Erin McFadden

Erin McFadden

Dental Assistant

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Erin has been with The Dental Practice since September 2015.  She graduated from TeachTech Newton, Dr. Rabedeaux’s school for dental assisting. Erin is a registered and expanded function dental assistant, which allows her to provide a variety of additional patient services. Erin and her husband Austin enjoy spending time outdoors kayaking and riding their SXS with her son Lane. In her free time, Erin enjoys gardening, tending to her goats, and playing with her two dogs.

Ashley Smith

Ashley Smith

Dental Assistant

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Ashley has been with The Dental Practice since 2007. She completed her education at Kirkwood College in 2006. Ashley is a certified and expanded function dental assistant, which allows her to provide a variety of additional patient services. Ashley and her husband, Nathan, married in January 2018. They enjoy working out, hunting, spending time with family, and volunteering. They have a miniature dachshund named Tobi.

Kennedy Gulling

Kennedy Gulling

Dental Assistant

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Kennedy joined The Dental Practice in 2018 and graduated from Vatterott College in Des Moines, IA. She completed her final clinical rotation at our office. Today, she is a certified and expanded function dental assistant, which allows her to provide a variety of patient services. Kennedy enjoys kayaking, rollerblading, and spending time with her friends and family.

Bella Main

Bella Main

Dental Assistant

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Bella Main has been with The Dental Practice since June of 2021. She is a 2021 high school graduate! She is the second oldest of 8 kids and lives here in Newton. She is currently enrolled in Teach Tech Newton, Dr. Rabedeaux’s school for dental assisting.  Throughout high school she enjoyed many activities such as training and studying classical ballet, participating in church youth group, and all things outdoors! Dentistry has always fascinated Bella, and she is excited for the opportunity to train as a dental assistant.

Jaycie Webster

Jaycie Webster

Dental Assistant

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Jaycie Webster has been with The Dental Practice since October of 2020..  She is a graduate of Colfax Mingo High School in 2019.  Jaycie is from Mingo, but now lives in Newton.  She is currently enrolled in Teach Tech Newton, Dr. Rabedeaux’s school for dental assisting.  She enjoys spending time with family, working at the Newton Kart Klub on the weekends, and taking small road trips to watch her sisters’ wrestle.  She also likes to hang out with friends. 

Call 641-792-2780 to schedule an appointment!

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The Dental Practice
1919 1st Ave E
Newton, Iowa 50208

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Hours
Monday – Thursday: 7:30 AM – 6:00 PM
Friday: 8:30 AM – 1:00 PM
Closed on Saturday & Sunday