MEET OUR TEAM Almost all our staff have been here 20 or 30 years, our team is like a second family. And our first priority is you.
Dr. Charles (Chip) Kiple Dentist
Joined Morningside Dental in 1995 Education:Bachelor of Science in Biology (1991) and Doctorate of Dental Surgery (1995) from The University of Iowa in Iowa City. Family: Wife, Shari Zenor Kiple, and three kids who are now website models: Lyndi (16), Grace (14), and Clark (9) Greatest vice:M&Ms First concert:Billy Joel Always wanted to:Learn to play the guitar Desired super power: Flying
Shari Bernholtz Dental Assistant
Joined Morningside Dental in 2000 Education: Dental Assisting, Western Iowa Tech Family: Husband, Dan, and a very spoiled dog named Buddy Favorite book AND movie: The Notebook Known for: Shoulder massages and scotcheroos Obsessed with: The Green Bay Packers Words to live by: Trust God
Vicky Yeska Dental Assistant
Joined Morningside Dental in 1981 Education:Dental Assisting, Western Iowa Tech Family:Husband, Bill, and a daughter at college, Abby First concert:REO Speedwagon Greatest vice: Chocolate Words to live by:Don’t judge other people unless you’ve walked in their shoes. Dream vacation: Ireland
Angie Hanson Dental Hygienist
Joined Morningside Dental in 1998 Education:Bachelor of Science, University of South Dakota Family:Husband, Scott, and three sons: Caleb (15), Ben (12), and Levi (6) Irrational fear:Snakes Favorite dessert:Vanilla bean cheesecake Greatest vice:Iced tea Desired super power:Being invisible
Erin Lange Dental Hygienist
Joined Morningside Dental in 1982 Education:A.A. in Dental Hygiene (1980) and B.S. in Dental Hygiene (1982), University of South Dakota Family:Husband, Steve; three daughters, Whitney (16), Hayley (17), and Stephanie (23), who is married to Tanner; and two grandsons Favorite song:“For Good” from “Wicked” Something most people don’t know:My mom was a dental assistant, and now my middle daughter is going to dental school…a family tradition! First concert:Three Dog Night and BTO Obsessed with:Rhinestoning!! I’m the Rhinestone Queen for East High’s dance and show choir, the Sergeant Bluff-Luton Dazzlers, and Dancing with Celeste. I’m currently blinging costumes for the University of South Dakota!
Shelly Sargisson-Hennen Dental Hygienist
Former Morningside Dental hygienist who returned in 2015 Education:B.S. (1988), The University of Iowa Family:Husband, Ed; two grown daughters, Hallie and Sophie; and a young active son, William Words to live by:Smile, laugh, and love a lot every day. Obsessed with: Horses Greatest vice:I can’t quit eating chocolate. Desired super power: The ability to change time and add three hours to each day.
Shirley Miller Office Manager
Joined Morningside Dental in 1990 Education:Nettleton Business College Family:Husband, Buster; four grown daughters, Kelli, Jess, Teresa, and Sarah; and seven grandchildren Favorite dessert:Strawberry rhubarb pie Known for: Going dancing with my husband on the weekends My hero: My dad Obsessed with: Trying to keep my house clean (not an easy task, as I live in the country with three dogs, two cats, four horses, and an occasional mouse!)
Sara Patten Receptionist
Bio Coming Soon!
Dr. Richard Clark Founder
Founded Morningside Dental in 1976 Nearly 40 years ago, Dr Clark and his wife, Barb, began Morningside Dental as a family-friendly, Christ-centered practice. He asked Dr. Kiple to join Morningside Dental in 1995, and they shared the practice and rich friendship until Dr. Clark’s unexpected death in 2004. Today Dr. Kiple and his staff uphold the legacy and cherish the memory of Dr. Clark.
OUR MISSION: Quality dentistry. Personal attention. Christian values. Exceptional care. 4704 Morningside Ave. • Sioux City, IA 51106 • 712-276-2206