We recognize that all of our patients are unique and deserve to receive dental care that reflects their individual needs. Our experienced and talented dental team is committed to working with you and your family to create a comfortable, stress-free, and rewarding dental experience every time you visit our practice. We are pleased to welcome you and your family, and we look forward to working with you.
Stacy Appleman-SteenOffice Manager Stacy Appleman-Steen attended Alleman High School and worked in dentistry for eigtheen years before joining the Center for Dentistry and Oral Wellness in 2007 as a dental assistant. Her passion for dentistry, our patients, and her extensive knowledge quickly made her an indispensable member of our management team. She runs the office and trains new team members, but she doesn’t hesitate to jump in the back and assist when an extra pair of hands are needed. She is incredibly passionate and dedicated to providing our patients with the highest quality of dentistry in the most caring environment. She puts our patients at ease with her kindness and compassion, taking gentle care of them from the moment they walk into the office until they leave. She resides in Moline with her husband and extended family. Anyone that knows Stacy will tell you her heart is always with her three girls, her nieces and nephews, darling grandson, Nicholas , and her Chiweenie puppy Moose.
Salena Liendo ReichenbergLead Treatment Coordinator Salena, is a native of Davenport IA. After her 2011 graduation from high school, she attended Dental Assisting Technologies, an accredited program. Salena then spent a few years working in busy dental office in which she gained a large variety of skills and experience. She joined the Center for Dentistry in June of 2017, stepping into the role of Lead Treatment Coordinator, a position for which she is ideally suited. In addition to assisting Dr. Strasser with procedures throughout the day, Salena is also responsible for running our laboratory, training new staff, managing the office flow, dealing with suppliers, and administrative duties. Her goals are to assure our patients receive the best possible treatment while in our care, and are as comfortable as possible. She loves spending time with her husband, Neko, daughter, Arabella, and beloved dogs, Marley and Jordy. Her hobbies include playing sports with her large family, watching the Green Bay Packers, and she is passionate about education. Salena is a tremendous asset to our practice. We know you will be grateful for her meticulous attention to detail, and the importance she places on the quality of care our patients receive.
Anna RayaDental Assistant Anna is a 2011 graduate of Moline High School. She joined the Center for Dentistry and Oral Wellness in 2017 as a dental assistant, having trained and assisted in local Quad Cities offices. She is truly a “Raya” of sunshine in the office, as her name suggests, with a ready smile and a kind word for everyone. She loves working with patients, assisting, and making patients feel welcome and cherished. She lives in Moline with her son Ishmael and her family. Her hobbies include running, reading, and volunteering in numerous church activities. It is an honor to have such a giving and conscientious person caring for our patients.