Meet Our Dental Staff

Schultz Family Dentistry brings a whole new level of care to the field of dentistry. We have been serving the Dubuque community for over 50 years. You will immediately feel at home when you enter our office. We have friendly faces that greet you, a dentist who truly cares about your dental health, and a facility with the most up-to-date technology in order to provide you with the highest quality of general and cosmetic dental care.

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  Dr. Meghan R.M. Schultz

Dr.  Meghan R.M. Schultz | Dentist Dubuque, IA

Dr. Meghan Schultz received her Bachelor of Science Degree from the University of Notre Dame and her Doctor of Dental Surgery Degree from the University of Iowa College of Dentistry. Upon graduating from dental school, Dr. Schultz and her husband, Michael, relocated to St. Peters, Missouri, a suburb of St. Louis, where she practiced dentistry. She was born and raised in Maquoketa, Iowa and her family resides in Eastern Iowa. She knew her heart was still in Iowa, and looked for an opportunity to return to this area. She was excited to have the opportunity to call Eastern Iowa "home" once again.

Dr. Schultz is an active member of the American Dental Association, the Academy of General Dentistry, and the Iowa Dental Association.

Because dentistry is constantly evolving, Dr. Schultz knows the importance of being a life-long student. She consistently broadens her dental knowledge with many hours of continuing education in the dental specialties.

Dr. Schultz is excited and proud to call Dubuque her home. In her free time, she enjoys exploring Dubuque and the Mississippi River, traveling, gardening, and spending time with her family and friends. Dr. Schultz and her husband, Michael, are the proud parents of a daughter, Sadie Rose and a son, Blake Marcus. Now, free time is spent watching them discover new things every day.


  Dr. Karen Runde

Dr. Karen Runde | Dentist Dubuque, IA

Dr. Karen Runde received her Bachelor of Science Degree from Loras College and her Doctor of Dental Surgery Degree from the University of Iowa College of Dentistry. She is a member of the American Dental Association and the Iowa Dental Association. Dr runde is also the current treasurer of the Dubuque Distrcit Dental Society. She enjoys working with families and patients of all ages. Dr Runde is committed to lifelong learning and spends many weekends at continuing education classes learning about the latest dvelopments within the dental field.

Dr Runde is originally from Sumner, located in northeast Iowa but is excited to call Dubuque home. Along with her husband Nathan, daughter Everly, and son Max, they enjoy spending time outdoors, traveling and exploring the local Dubuque area.


  Angie Zalaznik – Dental Hygienist

Angie Zalaznik - Dental Hygienist | Dentist Dubuque, IA

Angie is a registered dental hygienist. She received her degree from Iowa Central Community College. Angie grew up near Worthington, Iowa. She and her husband, Kevin, now live in Farley with their son Philip. Angie enjoys educating patients about good oral hygiene habits. She also enjoys learning about advances in the dental field and putting new technologies into practice to benefit patients. In her free time, Angie likes to spend time with her family, read, and bike.


  Callie Moor – Dental Hygienist

Callie Moor - Dental Hygienist | Dentist Dubuque, IA

Callie is a registered dental hygienist who has been with Schultz Family Dentistry since 2010. She received her degree from Madison Area Technical College, Wisconsin. She resides in Kieler, Wisconsin with her husband Dustin, her two daughters Meleah and Julia, and their puppy Charlie. In her free time, Callie enjoys spending time with family, friends, and her puppy Charlie. She also enjoys spending time outdoors, golfing, and watching Badgers and Packers. Callie loves to educate patients about their dental health and help them achieve the smile they have always desired.


  Robyn Kapparos – Dental Hygienist

Robyn is a licensed registered dental hygienist. She has been an RDH for 13 years, and has been working in the dental field for 18 years. She has a gentle touch that always puts patients at ease. Robyn is a life-long Dubuquer, and she and her husband, Travis, have two children. They enjoy watching their children play baseball and softball, camping, and biking. Robyn also enjoys geocaching and reading.


  Brenda Duve – Dental Assistant

Brenda Duve - Dental Assistant | Dentist Dubuque, IA

Brenda has been a registered dental assistant for over 20 years. She is a graduate of NICC and is certified in expanded functions. Brenda was raised in Dubuque and continues to live here and raise her family here. Brenda has been married to Ryan for 17 years and they have 2 sons, Douglas and Evan. Her family also has a special dog named Shadow. In her free time, Brenda enjoys boating on the river, biking with her family, taking long walks with her dog, and camping.


  Tara Metz – Dental Assistant

Tara Metz - Dental Assistant | Dentist Dubuque, IA

Tara Metz was born and raised in Dubuque. She attended Kirkwood Community College in Cedar Rapids to become a certified and registered dental assistant. Tara is also certified in expanded functions. After graduating, Tara was excited to move back to her hometown. Tara and her husband, Aaron, have a daughter, Olivia, and a son, Brady. She enjoys helping patients and educating them about dentistry.


  Megan Recker – Dental Assistant

Megan Recker

Megan graduated from the Dental Assisting Program at DMACC in August 2015. She moved to Epworth from Des Moines. In her spare time she enjoys being in the outdoors, shopping and going to movies. She also loves her cat, Hendrix. Megan loves caring for our dental patients and looks forward to a long future in dentistry!


  Courtney Nelson – Dental Assistant

Courtney Nelson

Courtney graduated from the Dental Assisting Program at NICC in 2012, and received her Expanded Function Certification in 2015. Courtney moved from Manchester to New Vienna to be with her boyfriend, Logan. In her spare time she enjoys kayaking, playing volleyball, spending time with their dogs, Diesel and Cooper, and working on the farm with Logan.


  Kayla Dix – Administrative Assistant

Kayla Dix - Administrative Assistant | Dentist Dubuque, IA

Kayla joined Schultz Family Dentistry in 2014. She enjoys helping patients understand all of the financial aspects of dentistry and helping ensure they are comfortable after the have finished in the chair. Kayla grew up in Dubuque and attended Hempstead High School. She is engaged to Andy and has a son, Brayden. In her spare time she enjoys time on the river with family and friends. Kayla and her family also have a puppy named Nahla.


  Kate Davis – Administrative Assistant

Kate Davis

Kate is primarily an Administrative Assistants but is also a Registered Dental Assistant. She was born and raised in Galena. She received her associates degree in Fine Arts from Highland Community College in 2013. Hiking, camping, and canoeing are just some of the outdoor adventures she enjoys. He love of the outdoors lead her to move to Colorado in 2011 where she found her love for dentistry. She attended the Colorado School for Dental Assisting and PIMA to become a Dental Assistant in Colorado. In 2015, she moved back to Galena to be closer to family and joined the team at Schultz Family Dentistry.


  Paulina Winchell - Administrative Assistant

Paulina Winchel

Paulina joined Schultz Family Dentistry in June of 2015 as an Administrative Assistant, specializing in billing and insurance. She was born and raised in East Dubuque and attended Illinois State University where she received her Bachelor of Science degree in Family and Consumer Sciences. In her spare time, Paulina enjoys cheering on her favorite sports teams (Go Bears!), spending time outdoors, attending country concerts, and crafting. Paulina has really grown to love the evolving world of dentistry and is excited to continue helping patients with the financial side of dentistry.


  Mike Schultz – Office Manager

Mike Schultz - Office Manager | Dentist Dubuque, IA

Mike is a graduate of the University of Notre Dame with a degree in Management Information Systems. After working in the technology sector for a number of years, he went back to school and received his Master of Business Administration degree. Mike is not only the office manager; he also heads the IT department and serves as the repair technician, marketing coordinator, and insurance specialist. Lucky Mike is also married to Dr. Schultz! Mike has two beautiful children. In his spare time he enjoys fishing, golfing, and spending time with his family.


  Paige Peters – Office Assistant

Paige Peters - Office Assistant | Dentist Dubuque, IA

Paige is currently a senior at Hempstead High and joined the SFD team in September 2011. Paige’s goal is to attend dental school after earning her college degree. Paige supports the front desk staff in filing, pulling patient charts, and general office duties. Paige has been dancing ballet for 13 years with the Academy of Ballet and performs in annual ballets. Besides being in an environment she hopes to make a career one day, Paige also enjoys reading and being involved in clubs at school.

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