Meet The Staff:


Lori Lamb

Lori is our office manager and has been with Pipho family Dentistry for more than 30 years. She was born and raised in Dubuque and comes from a family of nine kids. She attended the University of Northern Iowa on a volleyball scholarship. Lori currently lives in Waterloo with her husband, Mike. Lori and Mike have four children: Laura, Andrew, Whitney and Christy. She also has three grandchildren: Wells, Graysen and Cashmere, and will be welcoming another grandchild in soon. Lori is very close with her family and considers them to be her best friends. Her number one priority is spending as much time as she can with her grandkids.

Megan Clark

Megan is an office assistant and a dental assistant. She is usually the bright face that greets you when you walk into our office. Along with her many duties in the front of the office, she is also a dental assistant. She graduated Hawkeye Community College with an associate’s degree in marketing management and was trained on the job for assisting. Megan is from La Porte City, and still lives here with her two boys, Aedric and Gryffin, and their dog Baker. She likes being outside and being active as much as she can. She also coaches both of her boys in various sports.

Leta Schmit

Leta is an office assistant. She grew up in La Porte City and attended Hawkeye Community College, graduating in 1986. She moved to Des Moines after college, got married and then moved back to the area and currently lives between Gilbertville and Jesup. She has four children: Jacob, Johnathan, Rachel and Caleb. She enjoys reading, being outside and spending lots of time with friends and family.


Mary Jaquith

Mary is one of our dental hygienists. She attended Hawkeye Community College and graduated in 2005 with her degree in dental hygiene. Mary has almost 35 years of experience in the dental field, as she was an assistant before she became a hygienist. She is originally from La Porte City, but now resides in Cedar Falls with her husband, Brain and their dog, Archie. Mary and her husband have two kids, Brad and Rebecca. She also has 2 grandkids, Brielle and Brecklyn. Mary enjoys spending time at her cabin in Prairie Du Chein, boating, biking and shopping in her free time.


Nicole Dierks

Nicole is a dental hygienist. She went to Hawkeye Community College, where she graduated from in 2018. She grew up in La Porte City and still lives here. She is married to her high school sweetheart, Mitchell. Together, they share two young boys: Brady and Dawson. Nicole likes spending time with friends and family and is obsessed with jigsaw puzzles and Friends the TV show.