Our team is energetic, dedicated, and ready to help you with your scheduling, insurance and financial needs. When you visit here, we will greet you with a warm smile! Our goal is to always make you feel welcomed, answer all of your questions and help you to the fullest extent of our abilities. Our team consistently strives to provide high quality services which will give you the best results for your treatment and make sure that the time you spend at Urbandale Smiles is beneficial to you.
We feel its important to offer every patient personal attention when it comes to their check-up and cleaning and find education just as important as the examination of your teeth and gums. Our office will offer you tips and advice to help you reach and maintain oral health.
Dr. Chia Wu has been practicing dentistry for over 12 years. She attended Temple University School of Dentistry in Philadelphia, PA where she received extensive clinical training to deliver high-quality family dentistry. She pursued further training at a general practice residency in New York, Hospital of Queens, for two years.
Dr. Wu also specializes in holistic dentistry to treat patients with a holistic approach and collaborates with other healthcare professionals to promote optimum health. She is also one of the few Safe Mercury Amalgam Removal Technique (SMART) certified dentists in Iowa.
Dr. Wu has successfully operated a general practice for eight years in Arizona, helping patients with restorative, cosmetic, and sleep dentistry. She also enjoys listening to audiobooks, cooking, and playing with her two papillons, Buddy and Tino.
Dr. Jason Brown grew up in West Des Moines, IA. After high school, he attended Iowa State University where he played all four years of varsity ice hockey with the Cyclones winning the CSCHL tournament his senior year in 2007. He then went on to graduate from dental school at the University of Iowa in 2011. Since graduating from dental school, Dr. Brown has been practicing general dentistry on the east side of Des Moines in both Pleasant Hill and Bondurant. Dr. Brown is passionate about all aspects of dentistry with an emphasis on cosmetic dentistry. He has completed numerous continuing education programs in esthetic dentistry, Invisalign certification, laser certification, complex surgical extractions, endodontics, and implant placement. Dr. Brown is currently a member of the American Dental Association, the Iowa Dental Association, and the Des Moines Dental Society. He continues to expand his knowledge in the field of dentistry by attending educational courses throughout the year and staying active with the most up to date research.
Dr. Brown lives in Waukee with his wife and three beautiful children, his four-year-old son Chael and two-year-old identical twin daughters Raegan and Remington. They have two adorable fury children, their two dogs Ruby and Jazz. He enjoys physical fitness, playing hockey, arts and crafts, and spending time with family and friends. Dr. Brown is excited to come back to Ames to serve Story County with their dental needs.
Steffany Mohan, DDS is a native of Ottumwa, IA, and has been practicing dentistry for over 22 years. She has earned her Doctorate in Dental Surgery at the University of Iowa and is one of the few Safe Mercury Amalgam Removal Technique (SMART)-certified dentists in Iowa with the International Academy of Oral Medicine and Toxicology (IAOMT). In her free time, Dr. Mohan enjoys her family-time with her husband, Mike, and their four sweet children: Luke, Camaryn, Halle, and Josh.
Dr. Steffany Mohan has business affiliations with various professional dental organizations, including the American Dental Association (ADA), Academy of General Dentistry (AGD), Christian Dental Society, and The Progressive Dentist. Also, she has worked as a consultant in over a hundred individual practices, driving their dental implants services and management systems.
Apart from her professional expertise, Dr. Steffany Mohan has also been serving her community members through her philanthropy efforts. She volunteers for multiple charity groups and events, including Saving Smiles, Mobile Dental Clinic, Mission of Mercy, and many more.