About River City Dental

Gentle dentistry is a standard of care not a marketing phrase for us. Wonderful new advances in the administration of anesthetics are used in our office that “wows” our patients.

Meet Our Dentists 

Kurt Steger

Kurt Steger

D.D.S., F.A.G.D.

Dr. Steger graduated from the University of Iowa Dental School (Go Hawkeyes!) in 1992 and launched Goodhue Family Dental (now River City Dental) in 1993. He holds a Fellowship in the Academy of General Dentistry and is currently working toward his Mastership, which is the highest Academy of General Dentistry honor.

Dr. Steger’s favorite aspect about being a dentist is the relationships he builds with his patients.

“I really enjoy it when I can make a concrete difference in a patient’s life; when I take a person from a position of pain and worry to a place where the trouble and pain of dental disease or cavities is no longer a dominant part of their lives.” – Dr. Steger

Dr. Steger is a product of twelve years of Catholic schools in Dubuque, Iowa. He is a veteran of the US Marine Corps Reserve.

Away from the office, Dr. Steger volunteers for the Red Wing Care Clinic. He also enjoys attending continuing education courses and reading dental journals.

Outside of Dentistry, Dr. Steger enjoys spending time with his wife, Vivian, their 2 children, Sydney and Taylor, and the family’s 3 Golden Retrievers! Dr. Steger enjoys hitting the gym, downhill skiing and feels fishing is the key to longevity. He is also a self-proclaimed Iowa Hawkeye fanatic.

Vivian Cuevas

Vivian Cuevas

D.D.S.

Dr. Cuevas graduated from the University of Iowa Dental School (Go Hawks!) in 1990 and launched Goodhue Family Dental (now River City Dental) in 1993. She is a member of the Academy of General Dentistry.

An interesting fact about Dr. Cuevas is that she has 2 brothers who are dentists and a sister who is a hygienist! Dr. Cuevas loves being a dentist because she gets to make a difference in her patients’ lives. She also is fluent in Spanish – making communication effortless for those who speak Spanish as a first language.

“I especially enjoy treating children and making their dental experiences positive and fun.” – Dr. Cuevas

Away from the office, Dr. Cuevas is a volunteer dentist at the Red Wing Care Clinic.

Outside of Dentistry, Dr. Cuevas likes to spend time with her husband, Kurt, their 2 children, Sydney and Taylor, and the family’s 3 Golden Retrievers. Dr. Cuevas loves to read, travel, workout, volunteer at her church and local schools, and she is also an avid Hawkeye fan!

Meet Our Team

Ann

Ann

Dental Hygienist

Ann has been a dental hygienist for over 34 years. Educating, motivating and forming relationships with families is her favorite part of her profession. 
Ann and her husband Bryan enjoy hiking, biking and traveling.
Sharon

Sharon

Registered Dental Hygienist

Sharon is a Registered Dental Hygienist with 40 years of experience in dentistry.  As a dental assistant for 20 of those years she has a broad base of experience and knowledge.  She is a very motivated individual who worked and raised 3 children while attaining her hygiene degree.  Her family provides her entertainment and she enjoys the outdoors in her free time.

Lori

Lori

Registered Dental Hygienist

Lori has been a dental hygienist for over 24 years. She graduated from Union College in Lincoln NE with a commercial art degree, and the University of Nebraska Dental College with a Bachelor of Science degree in dental hygiene.

In her spare time Lori enjoys working with stained glass. She also likes to read, travel, give Bible study and help her neighbors . Lori and her husband Bernie also enjoy working on projects at their house.

Patti

Patti

Registered Dental Hygienist

Patti has been a dental hygienist for over 19 years. Prior to this she was a dental assistant for 4 years.

Patti was born and raised and Red Wing and graduated from RCTC with A.A.S. degree in Dental Hygiene. She loves helping people with their smile and dental health.

Patti is a self proclaimed “Over the Top Dog Mom” and has 2 Sheltie dogs. She also enjoys spending time with and going on adventures with friends and family.

Heather

Heather

Dental Assistant

Heather has been a licensed dental assistant for the past 13 years. She graduated from RCTC in 2008 with an Associate Degree. Heather currently lives in Goodhue with her husband and four daughters. In her free time Heather enjoys going to her kids’ activities, craft projects as well as being outdoors as much as possible.

Jill

Dental Administrator

Dental Administrator

Katie

Dental Assistant

Katie has been a licensed dental assistant for the past 15 years. She graduated from Century College with an Associate Degree in Applied Science. Katie currently lives in Bay City with her husband and four children. In her free time Katie enjoys spending time with her family and vast array of animals. She loves gardening, crafts and spending time at the cabin and traveling

Christy

Christy

Dental Assistant

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