Meet Our Friendly Staff

Dr. Michelle Schaeffer and staff

For more information about the team at Iowa Endodontics or to schedule a consultation with Dr. Schaeffer, call our office in Ankeny, IA at Ankeny Office Phone Number 515-965-4456 or Request an Appointment Online.

Paris, RDA, EFDA

Paris, RDA, EFDA

Paris lives in Ankeny, IA and graduated from North High School. She attended Colorado School of Dental Assisting where she earned her dental assistant certification. Paris is a registered dental assistant (RDA) and has obtained her expanded functions endorsement.

Outside of work, Paris enjoys being involved in community activities, exercising, DIY projects, nature, traveling, and spending time with her two small girls and husband.


Kerry Newland

Kerry recently moved to Ankeny with her husband from the Dubuque area. She graduated from Kirkwood Community College and has obtained her RDA and Expanded Functions endorsement.

Outside of work, Kerry likes to stay active. She is a crossfitter and likes to ride her bike. She also enjoys the outdoors and Kayaking with her husband. Kerry has three grown daughters that she loves to spend time with.


Anita Atajic

I live in Des Moines, IA and graduated from Urbandale high school. I attended Vatterott College and earned my associates degree in dental assisting. I also have obtained my expanded functions endorsement. Outside of work I enjoy spending time with my boyfriend and my three year old, traveling, bargin shopping and relaxing at home.



Jay recently moved to Ankeny from the Minneapolis area and is originally from South Dakota.

Outside of work, Jay enjoys spending time boating, camping and being outside, Jay has three kids that are very active and he loves to spend time with.