15 E. Southridge Rd. Marshalltown, IA 50158
(641)753-1374 Phone
(641)753-2791 Fax

MARSHALLTOWN

OFFICE

We are located next to Southridge Mall.

Hintz Family Dentistry expanded to include a Marshalltown office, which opened its doors on July 21, 2015.

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Our Marshalltown Staff

Jerad Hintz, DDS

Dr. Hintz grew up just north of Bondurant, Iowa attending elementary, junior high school, and graduating from Bondurant High School in 1997.

 

After high school, Dr. Hintz lived in Santiago, Chile for two years as a missionary. There he became fluent in Spanish and learned great appreciation and respect for the cultures and traditions of others.

 

Dr. Hintz graduated from Iowa State College of Liberal Arts in 2004 with double majors: Spanish and Biology. He graduated as a Doctor in Dental Surgery (DDS) in 2008 from the University of Iowa College of Dentistry.

 

Dr. Hintz and his wife always wanted to return to central Iowa and raise their children there. After much consideration, Dr. Hintz decided to start his own dental practice, Hintz Family Dentistry PC. Dr. Hintz offers the entire family quality dental care in a modernly equipped facility where continued education and patient comfort is a priority. Our staff wants to take time to understand your needs and help you to be happy with your dental care.

 

Dr. Hintz lives in Bondurant with his wife and 6 children.

Dr. Hintz is considered a Spanish interpreter and translator according to the American Dental Association (ADA).

Dentist

Kent Downing, DMD

Dr. Downing was born in southern California but raised in a military family that moved every few years. He has lived in Germany, Panama, and Peru, as well as 6 U.S. states. Following in his father's footsteps, Dr. Downing currently serves as a dentist in the Army Reserve.

 

Dr. Downing served two years as a missionary in Peru where he became fluent in Spanish. He loves Latino culture, food, and music.

 

He graduated from Kansas State University in 2010 with a degree in Biology, and Dr. Downing attended dental school at Midwestern University in the Chicago area.

 

While living in Chicago, Dr. Downing met and married his wife, Caitlin. Both are talented musicians - Dr. Downing plays piano and organ while his wife plays flute and piano. Their first child was born in December (2015).

 

During dental school, Dr. Downing began searching for practice opportunities in Iowa, and he was excited to be able to join Hintz Family Dentistry in July 2015. His goal is to make dentistry a positive experience that is centered on the needs of each patient.

Dr. Downing is considered a Spanish interpreter and translator according to the American Dental Association (ADA).

Dentist

Wendy Carnahan

Wendy has been working at Hintz Family Dentistry since September 2008. She started working in our office as the receptionist.

 

She showed great interest in dental assisting and did on the job training to become a registered dental assistant. She completed her training in March 2010. She is eager to help you with any questions or concerns you might have.

 

She lives in Des Moines with her 4 sons. She enjoys spending time with her family and scrapbooking.

Office Manager

Beatriz Navarrete

Beatriz was born and raised in Los Angeles, CA. She moved to Iowa in 2005 and graduated from Perry High School. Beatriz went on to study Dental Assisting at Vatterott College where she received her diploma in 2011 with a degree of Dental Assistant Specialist.

 

Beatriz began working at Hintz Family Dentistry in February 2011 as a dental assistant. She loves her job and the fast paced environment that working at Hintz Family Dentistry provides.

 

She enjoys travel, going to concerts, and cooking. Beatriz especially loves to spend time with her two daughters and husband. Beatriz and her family currently live in Marshalltown, IA.

Beatriz is considered a Spanish interpreter and translator according to the American Dental Association (ADA).

Assistant Office Manager

Karina Bautista

Karina was born in Mexico and moved to the United States in 2011 at the age of 17. She graduated from Marshalltown Community College in 2015 with a Dental Assisting degree.

 

She enjoys music, and hanging out with her friends.

 

Karina began working at Hintz Family Dentistry in July 2015. She loves coming to work every day and working with her staff members.

Karina is considered a Spanish interpreter according to the American Dental Association (ADA).

Dental Assistant

Victoria Melgoza

Victoria "Vickie"  graduated from Marshalltown Community College with a degree in Dental Assisting in 2016 and has her AA in psychology.

 

She lives in Marshalltown with her husband and 4 kids. Vickie enjoys dancing, swimming, and socializing.

She began at Hintz Family Dentistry in June 2016.

Dental Assistant

Norma Ibarra

Norma was born in Mexico but brought to Iowa when she was 3 years old and has lived in Marshalltown, Iowa since 2000. She attended Marshalltown Community College right after graduating Marshalltown High School in 2016. She completed her courses and job training to become a registered dental assistant in June 2017.

Norma enjoys to spend time with her family and friends and loves to go shopping.

She began working at Hintz Family Dentistry in October 2017. She likes working with the staff and looks forward to every day to learn something new.

Norma is considered a Spanish interpreter according to the American Dental Association (ADA).

Dental Assistant

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