Dr. Zach is a native of Iowa and the Des Moines area. He attended the University of Iowa where he studied Pre-Dentistry and received a degree in Business Management with an emphasis in Leadership. After graduating in 2012, Dr. Zach was accepted into the University of Iowa College of Dentistry to pursue his passion for working in the healthcare field and helping others. He graduated in 2016 with his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree. While completing his dental training, Dr. Zach developed an interest in helping and providing treatment for the pediatric population. After graduating, he decided to pursue advanced training in Pediatric Dentistry and did so with a residency program at the University of Iowa College of Dentistry. Over the course of two years Dr. Zach completed specialty training in the care and management of infants, children, and patients with special healthcare needs. In 2018, Dr. Zach received his Certificate in advanced training of Pediatric Dentistry. Since receiving his Certificate, Dr. Zach has completed his Board Certification in Pediatric Dentistry.
Dr. Zach is an active member of the following professional organizations.
- American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry
- American Board of Pediatric Dentistry (Diplomat)
- American Dental Association
- Iowa Dental Association
- Des Moines District Dental Society
Outside of work, Dr. Zach enjoys spending time with his family, and spending time in the outdoors.
Dr. Courtney grew up in Bettendorf and is excited to return to Iowa with her husband. She received her Doctor of Dental Surgery degree (DDS) at the University of Iowa with Omicron Kappa Upsilon distinction. After dental school, she moved to Texas to complete a two-year pediatric dental residency at Texas A&M University of Dentistry. While working in private practice, she provided dental trauma and emergency services for the local children’s hospital. Her goal is to help patients feel comfortable and gain confidence in the dental chair.
She is Board Certified in Pediatric Dentistry by the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (AAPD). She is an active member with the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (AAPD) and American Board of Pediatric Dentistry (ABPD). She is also certified in Basic and Pediatric Advanced Life Support (BLS and PALS). Additionally, she has hospital privileges at Iowa Lutheran Hospital and Pella Regional Health Center.
In her spare time, Dr. Courtney enjoys spending time with her son, golden retriever, and husband.
Hata is married to Aden and mother of two young children. Hata is an
excellent cook so we love it when she brings in her baklava and stuffed peppers! Hata received her Dental Assisting Degree from DMACC. If she wasn’t a dental assistant she would be a Flight Attendant.
Married to Gerry and mother of five; grandmother of eight. Marcy received her assisting degree from DMACC and is a diehard ISU fan (GO STATE!). If she had another occupation she would own a gift shop!
Farah is married to Shannon, and mother of two boys. In her spare time, she enjoys being with family, friends and camping. Farah received her Dental Assistant Degree from MCC. If she wasn’t a Dental Assistant, Farah would be a World Traveler!
Kadi is married to Dallas and is the Stepmom to two wonderful daughters She is a fur mom to her Goldendoodle Tucker. Kadi received her Bachelor degree from the University of Iowa and her Dental Hygiene degree from IHCC. Kadi enjoys running 5k’s, 10k’s and half marathons and cheering on the Iowa Hawkeyes. If she wasn’t a Dental Hygienist, she would refinish furniture and professionally organize for a living!
Samantha is married to Jordan. She received her Dental Assisting Degree from DMACC. She enjoys watching movies, swimming, playing board games and spending time with her family. If she wasn’t a Dental Assistant, Samantha would be a teacher!
Married to Jerry and mother of two; grandmother of five (and counting). Shirley was born in Germany! If she had another occupation it would be professional traveler!
Brandi is a fur mom to a precious kitten named Buck. She obtained her Dental Assisting degree from DMACC in 2019. She loves spending quality time with her family, biking, golfing and being an aunt to two beautiful little girls. If she wasn’t a dental assistant, she would be a Dallas Cowboys Cheerleader.
Sierra is a fur mom to her Akita named Zeus. In her free time she spends it with friends and family. Her favorite hobby is anything outside. If she wasn’t a dental assistant she would be a travel journalist.
Hi, I’m Cori! I have worked in the dental field for 18 years, starting out as a dental assistant and now working as a front office receptionist. I live in Des Moines, Ia. I have 2 sons, 3 grandchildren, and 2 dogs! I enjoy spending time with my family, going to concerts, music is a huge passion of mine, and also traveling to Destin, Fl every summer to relax on the beach with family and friends! I love working in the dentistry field because a smile is the first thing I see on a person. I enjoy helping people to feel their best when they see theirs.