Eclipse Dental Inc 3308 Kimball Ave Waterloo, IA 50702 US

(319) 232-6020

Eclipse Dental Inc


Meet our employees



Steve Wright

CDT/ Owner/Operation Manager

Steve Wright is one of the founders of Eclipse Dental in 2003. Steve is a certified technologist graduate from Kirkwood Community College, working in the dental industry since 1986. Steve is a member of the Implant Study Club, NADL, IDLA, also a member of Cal-Lab. Steve is married and has 3 boys. His hobbies include camping, fishing, and hunting. Steve is also a volunteer firefighter, EMT, and coaches a variety of sports.

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Steve Simon

Owner/Operation Manager

Steve Simon is one of the founders of Eclipse Dental in 2003. Simon has been in the dental industry since 1986. Although involved in the entire laboratory process, his primary focus in the laboratory is ceramic restorations. Other Specialties include Lab Sales, Materials selection and Digital Dentistry.  Simon is a technical salesman for Talladium Inc. in Valencia, CA. Talladium is a Dental Laboratory supply company. Simon has about 200 Dental Laboratories customers he networks with.  Simon is married and has 2 daughters, and 1 son. His hobbies include softball, golfing, and visiting casinos.


Gold Department

Michele has been employed by Eclipse Dental from the start, working in the dental industry since 1986. Michele is a Kirkwood Community College graduate. Michele is responsible for waxing, casting, and finishing gold crowns.

Michele is married and has 2 daughters. Her hobbies include camping, canoeing, and spending time with friends and family.



Dana has been part of the dental labortory field since 1989. Dana is responsible for waxing, casting, and finishing all metal frameworks. Dana has extensive training in the Straumann etkon system.

Dana’s hobbies include biking, camping, and golfing.


Crown and Bridge Department

Michelle has been in the dental industry since 1992. Michelle joined Eclipse in 2008. Her responsibilities are making sure all model work is done in a timely order and manner. Michelle is married and has two children (son & daughter) and six grandchildren. In her free time, she loves spending time with her family and helping her husband on their farm.


Kelsey joined Eclipse Dental in 2017 as the Office Manager. She graduated from the University of Northern Iowa in 2016 with a degree in Human Resource Management. In her free time she enjoys playing volleyball, working out, and spending time with her cats and dog. 


CAD/CAM Supervisor

Shawn has been a dental technician for over 20 years. He spent the beginning of his career in framework before moving to ceramics. He now focuses on mainly CAD/CAM and all ceramic restorations. Shawn is married and has a daughter and a son.


Jenna started her career in the dental field in 2012 and has been with Eclipse since 2017. Jenna works in our CAD CAM/Porcelain Department. Outside of work, Jenna enjoys traveling, collecting houseplants, baking, and spending time with her friends, family, and pet bunny.


Ashley graduated from the University of Iowa in 2018.  She works in the model room and in the office when needed. She is an avid sports enthusiast who likes to cheer on the Hawkeyes, Bears, and Yankees. She also loves to give Dana grief about the Packers.

Go Hawks! Bear down!


Carly graduated from Kirkwood Community College where she went to school for dental technology. She has been in the industry for 4 years, and is currently a CAD/CAM specialist.  Her hobbies include camping, crafting, and traveling. She currently lives in Waverly with her husband and her golden retriever, Maverick.


Cindy joined Eclipse Dental in 2017.


Chloe joined Eclipse Dental in 2019.


Jason joined Eclipse Dental in 2017.

Gone but not forgotten

In September 2007, we lost one of our team members to a tragic motorcycle accident-Cathy Wright. Cathy was one of the first employees at Eclipse Dental Inc. Her job duties were in the porcelain department. Cathy had 17 years of experience.

Want to join us?

Eclipse Dental Inc is proud of our talented staff, and we’re always on the look out for new additions . If you're interested in joining us, you can find out more about a career with Eclipse Dental Inc here.