About Your Dentist

Monica Foley, DDS

My Mission

"I have the ability to change people’s lives for the better. Most people have some fear of the dentist. My job is to break through that fear and build a relationship of trust and comfort. With technology improving all the time, I am able to deliver services more efficiently and more comfortably that ever before. My full time job is to improve people’s smiles. I can’t think of a more rewarding profession."


University of Washington School of Dentistry, Seattle, WA  1997-2001 D.D.S. Degree

University of San Diego, San Diego, CA 1994-1997 BA in Biology


Dr. Foley began her career in Washington State working for a community health clinic in Bellingham, Washington for 7 years and owned a practice in Bellingham for 4 years prior to moving to Iowa. Dr. Foley has worked at Waterford Family Dentistry in Davenport since 2014. Throughout her career she has been a member of the ADA, State and local dental associations. She is also a member of the American Society of Forensic Odontology and is currently working toward becoming certified through the American Board of Forensic Odontology.  

She served on the Iowa Dental Board from 2016-2022 and continues to serve by being an examiner for CDCA-WREB-CITA and CRDTS.  

Life and Hobbies

In her free time, Dr. Foley likes traveling and spending time with her husband Patrick, playing the piano, reading, and doing home restoration and home improvement projects. Dr. Foley has two boys, Christopher who is attending dental school in Washington and Carter who works for ESPN. She is a passionate supporter of all animals especially her dogs Maggie and Truman. 

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Mackenzie Clawson, DMD

My Mission

“My mission is to create healthy smiles that make patients feel confident through quality care and developing lifelong patient relationships.”

Education & Continuing Education

Doctor of Dental Medicine
Southern Illinois University School of Dental Medicine - Illinois

Mechanical Engineering- BS, Minor in Chemistry
Saint Ambrose University - Davenport, Iowa

Dr. Clawson earned a Botox and dermal fillers certification in May 2023 from Dentox.

Professional Memberships

Dr. Clawson is an active member of the American Dental Association (ADA), Illinois State Dental Society (ISDS), and the American Academy of General Dentistry (AGD).

Life & Hobbies

Outside of dentistry, you can find Dr. Clawson water skiing with the Backwater Gamblers Water Ski Show Team. She also spends a lot of time at the gym, golfing, or with her Dog, Zuri, and cat, Frank.