Meet The Doctors

Dr. Jeannie Collins, DDS

Jeannie Collins, D.D.S. – A Commitment to Dental Excellence

Jeannie Collins, D.D.S. received both her undergraduate degree and her dental doctorate from the University of Iowa. After graduating from the University of Iowa College of Dentistry in 1995, she did additional training at the University of Minnesota. She obtained valuable experience working at a downtown Minneapolis dental practice. Dr. Collins eventually made the decision to move back to Iowa to be closer to her family. She is now the resident dentist at the highly successful and innovative dentistry practice of Noelridge Dental.

Dr. Collins believes that providing excellent dentistry in an environment of continually advancing technology requires a lifelong pledge to continue one’s dental education. She is nearly always enrolled in a continuing education class to stay abreast of the latest restorative, cosmetic, and laser dentistry techniques and technologies. With her advanced dental training, Dr. Collins has enhanced the smiles of many satisfied patients. Visit our online photo gallery to view a selection of before-and-after photos of smiles Dr. Collins has refined and perfected. Dr. Collins is a member of many prestigious professional organizations including the American Dental Association, the American Orthodontic Society, the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, and the Linn County Dental Society.

While much of her time is dedicated to providing high quality dental care, she still finds time to give back to her community. She is actively involved in supporting local organizations such as the Diabetes Association, the Alzheimer’s Association, and the Marion Art Festival. She also enjoys an exciting and active family life - teaching religious education, volunteering at her children’s school, and cooking gourmet meals. Dr. Collins has two children, a son and a daughter.

Jeannie Collins, D.D.S. looks forward to improving your smile. Contact our practice to schedule a dental appointment or a cosmetic dentistry consultation.

Dr. Erik Bloomquist, DDS

Dr. Erik Blomquist is honored to serve the Cedar Rapids community at Noelridge Dental since 2019. His top priority is creating a comfortable, caring environment for patients at the highest standard of care. Dr. Blomquist earned his doctoral degree from the University of Iowa College of Dentistry in 2018, where he is now an Adjunct Clinical Professor teaching 4th-year dental students one day per week. He remains committed to continuing education while pursuing the core curriculum of the Dawson Academy and certification in Invisalign treatment. Dr. Blomquist was born and raised in La Crosse, Wisconsin, and he currently lives in Iowa City, where he enjoys swimming, biking, and yoga in his free time.

B.A., Gustavus Adolphus College, 2014
D.D.S., University of Iowa College of Dentistry, 2018 

American Dental Association
Academy of General Dentistry

Dr. Trish Schminke, DDS


Dr. Schminke has a background rich in dental knowledge. She was a hygienist for over 14 years and had the passion to continue expanding her knowledge. She received her BS in Biology from Mt. Mercy University and her Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from the University of Iowa.

Although no longer a hygienist, Trish still possesses a passion for preventive and periodontal care. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with family and friends, cooking, reading, bike riding and yoga.

Dr. Schminke is looking forward to providing you with compassionate, high quality dental care