Our Team

Dr. Brian James
Dr. Brian James is a graduate of Luther College and the University of Iowa College of Dentistry. Dr. James founded Monticello Family Dentistry, Stone Creek Dental in Dyersville and Cedar Ridge Dental in Tipton, building three practices from a scratch start into some of eastern Iowa's largest dental practices. Dr. James also founded The Mentoring Dentist Dental Assisting School which has graduated 160 dental assistant students.Dr. James also lectures on clinical topics and provides consulting services to dentists and their staff. Dr. James is a member of the A.D.A., I.D.A., and Dubuque District Dental Society. He is the recipient of the PSI Omega Fraternal Achievement Award. Dr. James has been recognized by Dentistry Today as a Top Clinician in Continuing Education 2007/2008, and he is one of 25 distinguished alumni to be inducted into the North Scott High School Hall of Excellence.
Shelly Aitchison
Hello, I am Monticello Family Dentistry's Office Manager. I am usually the first one to greet you as you enter our practice, schedule your appointments, and help you with any questions you might have in regards to your dental insurance, payment options, etc. I am a graduate of The American Institute of Business (AIB) and have worked in an office setting for 22 years. I have worked for Dr. James since 1996. I've enjoyed getting to know our many patients over the years. Outside of work, my husband, John, and I have four very busy daughters in which we spend lots of time watching and supporting their many activities.
Jamie Boge
C.D.A., R.D.A., E.F.D.A.
I have worked for Dr. James since May of 2000. I am a certified and registered dental assistant. I graduated from NICC in 1997 and received by expanded functions training in 2006. I am married and have two children, Raegan and Noah. In my free time, I enjoy reading, golfing and watching my children's sporting events. The thing I enjoy most about working in this practice is the wide array of procedures we perform and the quality of care we provide our patients.
Kim Loeffelholz
R.D.H.
I graduated from Hawkeye Community College in Waterloo, Iowa, as a dental hygienist in 1995. I've been with Dr. James since 1996. I've been married for 21 years and have two daughters and one son. I enjoy being with my family, boating, fishing, golfing, and watching my children's sports activities.
Jody James
I have worked at Monticello Family Dentistry since 1989. I graduated from Kirkwood Community College in 1989 with a degree in Health Information Management. I am married to Dr. Brian James and we have 3 adult children. I enjoy spending time with family, reading and vacationing at Lake Okoboji.
Lynn Meyers
I have been the office manager of Stone Creek Dental since 2001. I answer the phone, schedule appointments and help patients with payment and insurance questions. My husband and I have two girls and love spending every minute with them. In our spare time, we enjoy spending time with our family & friends, whether it be camping, boating, or golfing.
Shannon Lindgren
I graduated from Kirkwood Community College in 1996 with my certificate for Dental Assisting. I am also a Registered Dental Assistant and Expanded Function Dental Assistant. My husband, Jason, and I enjoy watching our six children participate in their many activities. We reside in Manchester.