Meet the Waterloo Dentist Office Team
Friedman Vandello Dentistry Roster
Dr. Thomas Friedman, DDS graduated from the University Of Iowa College Of Dentistry in 1980.
He is a member of the American Dental Association, Iowa Dental Association, and Academy of General Dentistry. Dr. Friedman has been treating those in the Cedar Valley area and beyond since 1980.
Dr. Friedman was born and raised in Waterloo and absolutely loves the area to live and practice dentistry. Dr. Friedman is married with three children. He loves spending time with family and friends; he enjoys (actually loves) golf, running 5k’s, and following the Minnesota Twins as well as the Iowa Hawkeyes.
Dr. Michael Vandello, DDS graduated from the University Of Iowa College Of Dentistry in 2013.
He is a member of the American Dental Association, Iowa Dental Association, and Academy of General Dentistry, American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, and American Academy of Implant Dentistry.
Dr. Vandello was born and raised in Bettendorf, Iowa. He is married to Dr. Friedman’s youngest daughter Lauren. They have two golden retriever puppies “Max and Mila” that enjoy chewing up their house. Dr. Vandello enjoys spending time with family and friends, he also enjoys golf, basketball, football, soccer, and working out. His favorite place to eat is Damon’s Bar and Grill.
Darcy is a graduate of Hawkeye Community College and has been working at our office for the past twelve years. Darcy loves spending time with her family and friends. She is a recent owner of a yellow lab “Charlie”, who keeps her and her fiancée, Troy, very busy.
In her free time Darcy enjoys camping, boating, biking, kayaking and spending time at Holiday Lake.
Dana has been a receptionist at our office for the past two years.
She has enjoyed working in the field of dentistry so much that she has decided to go to hygiene school here in the near future. In her free time Dana enjoys going to movies and hanging out with family and friends. Her favorite pizza place in the area is Chad’s Pizza.
Candy is a registered dental hygienist, who graduated from Hawkeye Community College. Candy has been working at our office for the past twenty five years.
Candy is married with two children. Candy and her husband enjoy biking, fishing, camping outdoors, running, walking and basically any type of outdoor exercise. One of Candy’s favorite things to do is bake (she makes the best desserts!).
Alison is a registered dental hygienist, who graduated from Hawkeye Community College. She graduated hygiene in 2013 and was named Dental Hygiene Clinician of the Year.
Alison is an avid volleyball player, who enjoys working out, running, biking, cheering on the Hawkeyes, riding horses and traveling. She also loves being with her family (including her black lab “Toby”) and friends.
Abbey is a registered dental assistant, who graduated for Hawkeye Community College. She has been a dental assistant for ten years now.
In her free time Abbey enjoys spending time with family and friends, working out, running, boating, going to concerts, and traveling. Her favorite place in the area to eat is Damons.
Jessica is a registered dental assistant, who graduated from Hawkeye Community College. Jessica has been a dental assistant for eight years now.
Jessica enjoys spending time with her family and friends. She has three beautiful little girls that keep her pretty busy. However, when she does get a little free time she also enjoys watching movies; her favorite television show is Chicago PD.