Our Hours

Monday: 8:00am-4:30pm

Tues-Thurs: 7:30am-4:30pm

Friday: 8:00am-12:00pm

Contact Us


Email: sorensenfamilydds@cltel.net

Phone: 641-357-8111


Holly Cooke

My name is Holly Cook and I am a dental assistant. I earned my degree from Hawkeye Community College, and began working here in 2002. I was born and raised in Clear Lake and am now raising my family here. My husband Dan and I have two children, Addyson and Cooper, and in our free time we enjoy attending sporting activities, swimming, and spending time with friends and family. I enjoy working in the dental field and could not ask for a better group of people to work with.

Jena Zirbel

My name is Jena Bamrick, I started in 2012 as a dental assistant having earned my degree from Hawkeye Community College. I’m originally from Rockwell and now live in Clear Lake with my two children, Carson and Maddison. My family and I enjoy the outdoors from playing ball to bike riding, and we love to go swimming. Such a fun group of gals and exceptional doctors to work with.

Jenny Currier

My name is Jenny, I have enjoyed working in this office since 1993, I am a certified and registered dental assistant. I attended school for my assistant training in Rochester, Minnesota, at the Rochester Technical College. My husband is Jason, we have two sons, Nick and Max. In our free time we enjoy boating and biking.


Karen Karsjens

I am a Certified Dental Assistant and joined our dental practice in 2009. I received my Expanded Functions Certificate in 2011. I have 4 daughters, Whitney, Lindsay, Haley, and Megyn. I’m a great gardener and also enjoy boating and biking along with watching the St. Louis Cardinals!


Audrey Peterson

I am the office manager. I graduated from Mankato State University with a Degree in Business. My husband, Terry, is in the motel business and we currently live in Clear Lake. We have two boys, Brett and his wife Kristen along with their two children, Mara and Joseph and Charlie and his wife Christie and their two children, Charlotte and Claire.

My husband and I enjoy biking, boating, golfing, and spending time with family and friends.

Dawn Loux

My name is Dawn Loux, I started here 10 years ago filling in, and never left. I like meeting and greeting people, so working as Schedule Manager puts me in the perfect place. My husband Dino has his own business here in Clear Lake, Loux Construction, and we have two daughers. I love working here because of the family flexible lifestyle of the office.

Sue Neve

Hi, I’m Sue Neve. I joined the office in January of 2002 as Clinic Coordinator. I have an ASB Degree from North Iowa Community College and applied sciences thru Buena Vista University. I have a great husband, Dave, whom I’ve been married to for over 27 years. We have two kids, Trevor and McKenzie, and a beautiful granddaughter, Lina. I enjoy spending time with friends and family and relaxing on our 40 acre farm in Fertile, Iowa. I love working at this beautiful office because of the great doctors and super staff, and also the wonderful patients and their families; they are all my extended family.


Kim Upmeyer

My name is Kim Upmeyer. I graduated from DMACC’s dental hygiene program in Ankeny, IA in 2006 with the clinical excellence award. I was born and raised in Garner and have chosen to raise my family there as well. My husband, Nick, farms and is a mechanic for Brakke Implement. We have two children, Aubrey and Banks. In my free time, you will likely find me outside with my kids or volunteering on the Garner Volunteer Ambulance Service. I like working here because we are a friendly and family oriented business.

Danielle Cobb

My name is Danielle Cobb and I graduated from DMACC’s dental hygiene program in Ankeny, IA in 2010. I was born and raised in Clear Lake, and graduated high school in 2002. My family and I moved back to Clear Lake to raise our kids. We have for children between the two of us – Chloe, Evan, Lily, and Preston. We also have a vizsla puppy named Hunter who loves to go pheasant hunting, We stay busy with lots of school activities and love biking, camping, hunting, and traveling when possible. I have worked full time with Sorenson Family Dentistry since 2016.