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  • Personalized & Comfortable Lifelong Dental Care

  • Personalized & Comfortable Lifelong Dental Care

Family Dentistry

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Receive regular preventative care, root canal therapy, and periodontal treatments for your entire family. Visit the pages under 'Family Dentistry' to learn more.

Dental Implants

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Perfect your smile with a permanent dental tooth implant instead of a temporary bridge. Click 'Learn More' to see how this procedure is done, then call to make an appointment.

Cosmetic Dentistry

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Get the beautiful smile you want with our cosmetic dentistry options. We provide teeth whitening, dental bonding and veneers, and crowns and bridges. Call us today.

Get the Care You Need with Family Dentistry in Urbandale, IA

Your entire family needs quality dental care, which means you need to meet with a dentist who specializes in dental treatments for patients of all ages. Come to McDonald Family Dentistry in Urbandale, IA—our experts can help you and your family achieve optimal oral health for a lifetime.

Benefit from a Wide Variety of Services

At McDonald Family Dentistry, we make it easy for you to get essential dental services in one location. Our treatments include:

  • Preventative care
  • Teeth whitening
  • Fillings
  • Dental implants
  • Veneers
  • Bonding
  • Crowns
  • Bridges
  • Mouth guards
  • Root canal therapy
  • Periodontal treatment
  • Pediatric dentistry

No matter what treatment you need, we’ll use state-of-the-art methods and technologies to give you the best possible experience. We want you to leave not only satisfied, but confident and smiling. We’ll exceed your expectations.

Ask Us Anything

Our dentist, Dr. McDonald, works hard to build personal relationships with each of his patients. He’ll meet with you personally to discuss your dental goals and concerns, and he’ll work with you to find the best solution for your needs. He’ll also explain any procedure and get your approval before going forward with any treatment.

The experts at McDonald Family Dentistry in Urbandale, IA also put special emphasis on educating patients. We’ll give you the information you need to cultivate lifelong dental health between dentist visits.

Schedule an Appointment

Want to learn more about what we can do for you and your family? Give us a call at (515) 334-3838 today. We look forward to helping you smile with confidence.

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Recent News

  • Protect your teeth this Thanksgiving!
    McDonaldFamilyDentistryDate: November 25, 2014post

    During the holidays, people tend to indulge a lot more at the dinner table. This is especially true on Thanksgiving, a day when we celebrate by eating exorbitant amounts of food. This Thanksgiving, remember to protect your teeth by following a few rules. Drink lots of water. Mom's pumpkin pie, your aunt's famous pecan clusters and chocolate cream cake may look and taste delicious, but they are packed full of sugar. This excessive sugar  is tough on tooth enamel. To prevent Thanksgiving Day cavities, it is smart to drink a lot of water between dishes. Water rinses away any sugar or bacteria residing in your mouth. The cleaner your mouth, the less likely you will be to develop a cavity.Take smaller bites. Eating all of those chewy side dishes will really exercise your jaw. Taking smaller bites will reduce the strain on your jaw. Plus, you may even save a few calories by ...

  • Don’t let YOUR dental insurance benefits expire!
    McDonaldFamilyDentistryDate: November 13, 2014post

    2014 is quickly coming to a close & so is your chance to use your remaining dental insurance benefits! Appointments are available now to help you maximize both your insurance benefits and your flexible spending accounts.  All dental services, including cosmetic services like tooth whitening, qualify for most flexible spending accounts. Don’t miss out on the benefits you have paid for by not scheduling to complete your dental treatment before the end of the year. McDonald Family Dentistry strives to provide our patients with the best care possible, and an important part of this process is helping our patients maximize their insurance and flexible spending benefits.  Did you know that many individuals who are paying for dental insurance do not realize that their plans provide coverage up to a certain dollar amount each year? Consequently, some patients are not scheduling for necessary dental treatment even though they have insurance to cover many of ...

  • Bottled Water vs. Tap Water
    McDonaldFamilyDentistryDate: November 6, 2014post

    For six decades, the American Dental Association has continuously endorsed the fluoridation of community water supplies and the use of fluoride-containing products as safe and effective measures for preventing tooth decay. The majority of bottled waters on the market do not contain optimal levels (0.7–1.2 parts per million) of fluoride. And, some types of home water treatment systems can reduce the fluoride levels in water supplies potentially decreasing the decay-preventive effects of optimally fluoridated water. In the Des Moines metro area, the water fluoride delivered to customers maintains a safe level of 0 .7 mg/L. Metro residents benefit from a conscientious team of professionals at Des Moines Water Works.  CEO and General Manager Bill Stowe of DMWW was recently quoted, saying  “Des Moines Water Works continuously reviews its water treatment and distribution practices to ensure both regulatory compliance and economic delivery of safe, affordable, and abundant drinking water,” said Stowe. “Processes are ...

  • Treat or Trick? Some Facts You Should Know About the pH of Candy
    McDonaldFamilyDentistryDate: October 20, 2014post

    Who knew the pH of some candies – especially sour, fruity candies – could have higher acidity content than battery acid? A study recently conducted by the Utah Dental Association (UDA Action, 2009), found the pH level of candies like Skittles, Airheads, Sour Gummy Bears, Sweetarts, and Sprees to have as much as three times the pH value of battery acid! These and other similar sour, fruity candies held a pH value of 2.5-3.0 as compared to the pH level of battery acid being the equivalent of 1.0. The pH value at which teeth decalcify and begin to decay? 4.0! Think about which types of candies you'd like to hand out to your little goblins this year for trick-or-treat!

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Urbandale, IA 50323
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Tuesday: 8 am - 5 pm
Wednesday: 8 am - 5 pm
Thursday: 8 am - 5 pm
Friday: Closed Closed Daily from 1-2 pm