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Dr. Stephanie Nowysz

Muscatine, Iowa native, Dr. Stephanie Nowysz (No-vish) received her BS from the University of Iowa and then served as a dental hygienist for 13 years. She has devoted her entire career to dental care, where she went on to work for private practices and became the dental coordinator at the Department of Pediatric Dentistry at the University of Iowa Center for Disabilities and Development. It was during this time that she earned her Master’s in Dental Public Health and then went on to achieve her Doctor of Dental Surgery degree at the University of Iowa College of Dentistry. 
Classic Smiles Dr. Stephanie Nowysz
Stephanie worked as a dentist at the Iowa Department of Corrections before taking on Classic Smiles back in 1998. She enjoys serving the students and families of the Iowa City area and loves that she can provide general dental care in such a convenient location.  
Dr. Stephanie Nowysz is a member of the American Dental Association and at one point held the title of president of the Johnson County Dental Society. As a supporter of the Iowa City Free Medical/Dental Clinic, she is passionate about offering dental care to under served populations. These include at risk children and young adults as well as developmentally disabled children and young adults. She has also donated used equipment to the University of Louisiana after hurricane Katrina struck in order to provide emergency dental care to victims. 
 The inspiration behind what Dr. Nowysz does is her father, who immigrated from Poland and encouraged her to follow her dreams. Because of this she has visited Polish dental academies with plans to return. She has also done outreach in Guatemala, Colorado, Illinois, and Las Vegas and intends on continuing her dental mission in the future. 
Family is everything to Dr. Stephanie Nowysz and she her husband Mike, the owner of 2 Ol’ Boys Lawn/Snow maintenance live in Iowa City. They enjoy spending time with their daughters and their families (especially their grandkids!). Riding motorcycles, cooking, RVing, sewing, scuba diving, and education are all passions of Dr. Nowysz. 
Sarah Classic Smiles Hygienist
Sarah
Sarah is our hygienist. She graduated from Kirkwood Community Colleges hygiene program in Cedar Rapids Iowa. She is originally from Dubuque Iowa but has lived in Iowa City for the past 9 years. She married in the summer of 2016. She enjoys watching the Iowa Hawkeyes and Green Bay Packers football, bowling and playing board games with friends and family.
Nicole Classic Smiles Front Desk
Nicole
Nicole is at our front desk. She graduated from Kirkwood Community College in Cedar Rapids, Iowa as a registered dental assistant in 2011. She resides in Cedar Rapids with her husband and 2 children. She enjoys spending time with her family, friends and her dogs. Nicole loves meeting new people and getting to know each patient individually here at Classic Smiles so she can assist in providing the best care.
Tammy Classic Smiles Front Desk
Tammy
Tammy is the face and voice of the front desk. She has been with us for over 18 years. She will help to schedule your appointments, go over insurance coverage or help with any other questions you might have. She and her husband live in West Branch and keep busy with their grown children and grandchildren.
Chelsey Classic Smiles Dental Assistant
Chelsey
Chelsey is our dental assistant. She is originally from the Des Moines area and attended Des Moines Area Community College to receive a degree in Liberal Arts AA, AS and RDA for dental assisting. She loves getting to know our patients and makes each person comfortable during their dental visits. In her free time, she enjoys visiting new places, being outside and spending time with family and friends.

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