GETTING TO KNOW
DR. MINDY STEVENS
Dr. Mindy Stevens is a Sioux City native, graduating from East High School in 1994. In 1998, she earned her Bachelor of Science in Biology at Creighton University in Omaha, Nebraska., and her Doctor of Dental Surgery in 2002, also from Creighton. After graduate school, Stevens returned to Sioux City to be near her family and pursue a career in dentistry.
Dr. Stevens is a member of the American Dental Association, Iowa Dental Association, Northwest Iowa District Dental Society, Sioux City Dental Society, and the Siouxland Chamber of Commerce. She's a member of Women United and has served on various boards in Siouxland such as the Art Center and Launch PaD. Dr. Stevens loves being a part of the Siouxland community and participating in the betterment of the community through various fundraisers.
In the fall of 2013, she was awarded as one of Sioux City’s 10 Under 40, which honors young professionals making a difference in the community.
In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her husband, John, and their children, Jack, Gus and Hazel. Dr. Stevens and her husband have become self-proclaimed foodies and relish trying different cuisines, farm-to-table restaurants, and exotic foods. They enjoy going to Creighton basketball games, traveling, gardening, and spending time with friends.
DR. KARLA BECHTOLD
Dr. Karla Bechtold grew up in Northwest Iowa and earned her undergraduate degree from Briar Cliff University. Dr. Bechtold attended the University of Iowa College of Dentistry and has practiced in Iowa since her graduation. While in dental school, she was involved in dental research and had her work published in the Journal of Special Care in Dentistry and presented at the International Association of Dental Research meeting in Barcelona, Spain in 2010.
Dr. Bechtold is a member of the Academy of General Dentistry (AGD), American Dental Association, Iowa Dental Association and Sioux City Dental Society. In June 2015, Dr. Bechtold received her Fellowship from the AGD. To earn her Fellowship she completed over 500 hours of continuing education and passed a comprehensive exam. Dr. Bechtold is dedicated to staying up to date with the most current dental procedures to provide her patients with the highest quality of care.
Outside of dentistry, she enjoys spending time with her husband Nick. They both enjoy traveling, gardening and spending time with family and friends.