Office Staff & Management - We make you smile.

Our Grove & Platt Dental Associates, P.L.C. front office team plays an essential role in ensuring your appointment runs smoothly! Our front office staff is responsible for new patient setup and scheduling, insurance benefit verification, patient check in and check out, treatment estimates, explaining financing options, dental insurance claim submission and other office tasks! Be sure to say hello, and flash us your healthy smile when you come to your appointment!


Julie has worked in dental administration for over ten years.  She graduated from Central College in Pella.

Julie lives in Grimes with her husband, Jeff, and their three children; Janae, Justin and Jenna.  When not at work, she keeps busy with their children's activities and enjoys spending time with her family and friends cheering on Dallas Center Grimes teams, as well as the Hawkeyes!

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Tammy joined the Grove and Platt family in 2018 bringing with her over 28 years of experience in the dental field.

Tammy and her husband Jeff live in Granger with their 3 children: Collin, Brody and Andrea. In her free time she loves watching her children participate in whatever sport is in season, and cheering on the W-G Hawks! Tammy also enjoys spending time with her family and friends.

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Andy is a 1999 graduate of the University of Northern Iowa in Social Science Teaching. He taught high school American History & Psychology and coached tennis in Blaine, Minnesota for six years. Since the opening of the office in September 2005, Andy has served as the office manager at Grove & Platt Dental Associates, P.L.C


He and wife, Dr. Jennifer Grove, along with their daughters, Gabriella and Luciana, reside in Grimes. He enjoys living in Grimes and spending time with his family, friends and fishing. He has enjoyed learning the lingo of dentistry, meeting the wonderful patients, and working with the family-in-law…mother-in-law (Debbie Platt), father-in-law (Dr. Mark Platt), brother-in-law (Dr. Matt Platt), and sister-in-law (Betsy Platt)…honestly!

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Jennifer has been a part of our Grove and Platt family for many years now.  Prior to working here, she was a Teacher's Associate for ten years, working with four year olds. 

Jennifer resides in Waukee, and has three wonderful daughters: Amanda, Amber and Allison.  In her free time, Jennifer enjoys watching the Iowa State Cyclones, attending concerts or listening to local bands around the metro area with friends.