Plaza Dental Group 515 612 7148  1089 Jordan Creek Pkwy #100, West Des Moines, IA 50266
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The Plaza Dental Group Team

Our Passion

To deliver non judgmental dentistry with the highest possible level of care, with empathy and understanding. Consistently delivering more than our patients expect.

About us

What our patients think of our doctors…

“Hard to say that I love going to the dentist, but Plaza Dental make it a great experience. Dr. Jensen has been a pleasure! Highly recommend to anyone looking for a family-friendly dentist!”

Google Review: G Garner

“Dr. Odland is the best dentist I’ve ever had! He was so comfortable and personable. He transformed my smile in just 30 minutes and I’ve never felt more confident”

Google Review: A Wolfe

“I had the pleasure of working Dr. Dietrich. She is very knowledgeable in the field and made this a very comfortable visit. I will be back and keep up the the great work Plaza Dental.

Google Review: Q Tranberg

“The entire office is professional, friendly and compassionate. Dr. Mohan takes her time and answers all my questions. Never had a dentist take the time with me that she does.”

Google Review: R Formaro
Meet Dr. Jay Jensen
Dr. Jay Jensen
DDS

Jay J. Jensen, D.D.S. grew up in Polk City, Iowa and graduated from North Polk High School in 1987. He then attended the University of Iowa on an Army ROTC Scholarship and received his undergraduate degree in General Studies in 1991. In 1995, he graduated from the University of Iowa College of Dentistry and went on to fulfill his Army ROTC obligation by practicing dentistry for the United States Army at Fort Hood, Texas for four years. He then moved back to Iowa, became an associate dentist working for his childhood dentist, and later purchased that practice and owned it for many years. In 2009, he merged his practice with and joined Plaza Dental Group. 

Des Moines dentist Dr. Jensen has lectured internationally to other dentists and dental teams on clinical dentistry, dental practice management, personality profiling, and personal growth. He also has dental practice management and coaching experience teaching other dentists and business owners how to have more fulfilling professional and personal lives. Dr. Jensen has extensive, advanced training in the area of Smile Makeovers/cosmetic dentistry.

Dr. Jensen is a huge fan of college wrestling, college football, and mixed martial arts. He also loves interior decorating, live music, entertaining guests, traveling, and visiting with friends.

Jay Jensen has two beautiful, amazing daughters that keep him focused and on-task!

Dr. Jensen is very passionate about dentistry and life, and has a very positive attitude and outlook on both! Dr. Jensen loves empowering others to be their very best and he loves caring for his patients.

Meet Dr. Colin Odland, DDS
Meet Dr. Colin Odland
DDS

Dr. Colin Odland, DDS grew up on a farm outside of Clarion, IA and is a graduate from Iowa State University and the University of Iowa College of Dentistry.

Dr. Odland loves being a dentist because he is rewarded with giving patients the smile they have always wanted while improving their oral and overall health. His favorite part about his job is creating meaningful relationships with every patient that makes going to the dentist a positive and comfortable experience.

Outside of work, Dr. Odland loves exercising, running, hiking and traveling. He also enjoys reading and watching movies in his free time. Dr. Odland is an avid Iowa State fan and loves going to Ames with his family to cheer on the Cyclones.

Meet Dr. Deborah Dietrich
Dr. Deborah Dietrich

Dr. Dietrich was accepted into an accelerated pre-dental program which she completed at the University of Iowa and then also earned her Doctorate of Dental Surgery at the University of Iowa College of Dentistry in 2011. After graduating she worked as an associate dentist in Iowa for 5 years and then moved to Chicago for 2 years. She most recently worked for the world-renowned cosmetic dentist Dr. David Hornbrook in San Diego. She has decided to return to Iowa to be closer to family and friends.

She is continually learning and exploring all areas of dentistry to be able to provide the best care for her patients. Her vast knowledge is in cosmetic and rehabilitation smile makeovers, cosmetic composite restorations, Invisalign, implants, implant-supported prostheses, and sleep apnea appliances. Dr. Dietrich enjoys all the aspects of general dentistry but she LOVES creating beautiful smiles that impact her patient’s lives in many ways.

When she is relaxing outside of dentistry you may find her traveling with her mom, trying new restaurants, enjoying the outdoors, attending sporting events, cooking, swimming, running, and crafting. Growing up the daughter of two veterinarian parents, she has an enormous love for all types of animals. She has 3 cats at home and 2 of them were stray brothers she adopted to complete her furry family.

Steffany Mohan, DDS
Dr. Steffany Mohan
Owner & President of Plaza Dental Group

“It is an honor and a privilege to serve the patients in our practice; they are the reason I come to work with a smile on my face every day. I enjoy meeting new patients and getting to know them and their families as we work together to improve their oral health. I appreciate it when patients want to play an active role in their dental experience. I joined the oral healthcare field to help change the way people think about going to the dentist’s office. When patients tell me that they didn’t like to visit the dentist before, but now they love it, I know I’ve been successful!”

Professional Affiliations

  • American Dental Association
  • Academy of General Dentistry
  • Christian Dental Society
  • The Progressive Dentist

Outside the Office

Dr. Steffany Mohan lives in Clive, IA, with her husband, Mike, and their four wonderful, sweet, crazy kiddos, Luke, Camaryn, Halle, and Josh. They also have a rather large, lovable cat named Nahla. As a family, they love to swim, bike, play golf and tennis, and hang out watching movies. Dr. Steffany Mohan can also be found at the farm and spending lots of time outdoors. She loves to read and would stay up all night with a good book if she could!

Dr. Steffany Mohan is also active in the community and volunteers for the mobile dental clinic, Mission of Mercy, Saving Smiles, Halloween Candy Buy Back, Boys and Girls Clubs, and Donated Dental Services.

Meet our other team members

Susan Steinlicht

Registered Dental Hygienist

Sara Wathen

Registered Dental Hygienist

Talia Rader

Registered Dental Hygienist

Tessa Taylor

Clinical Director

Nikki Byers

Front Desk Coordinator

Becca Gray

Registered Dental Assistant

Sydney Handsaker

Registered Dental Assistant

Noel Gonzalez

Registered Dental Assistant

Morgan Darling

RDA- Trainee

Angie Meyer

Front Desk Specialist

Amanda Godfrey

Director of Marketing

Norie Benetti Boerner

Front Desk Specialist

Yolanda Jackson

Administrative Operations

Alana Havenstrite

Director of Organizational Development
Alana Havenstrite

Carlee Kurth

EFDAII

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4.4
Based on 131 reviews
To the whole plaza dental family you guys are the best I strongly recommend you guys to every one🙂🙂🙂 really kind nice people and do the best job EVER!!! Doctor JAY JENSEN you rock and congratulations on your move,also to all the staff you ladies made me feel very comfortable thank you thank you god bless.Doctor Jay Jensen keep doing your thing🙂 and the ladies up front you guys double rock🙂🙂 thanks for opening the door for me Lol, Alvin Thanks Plaza!!!!read more
Alvin Lee
Alvin Lee
This place is amazing. I feel the most comfortable and at ease here over any dental office I've ever been to and I've been around the block. Lacey is best although one time she wore white after labor day, but I won't fault her for that.
David Prins
David Prins
My dental hygienist, Sara, is the kindest person to work with. She is honest with her overview and analysis. She is friendly and happy to talk to you. I’ve never had a bad experience at Plaza and would recommend anyone come in for a consult or to be a new client with the dental practice. Thank you Sara for all that you do!read more
Kevin Black
Kevin Black
I would recommend to anyone! Great and friendly staff.Really put me at ease.Kept me well informed during my visit as to what procedure was being done.Great experience overall.
Dave Gates
Dave Gates
Professional, really caring team!! It’s awesome to be able to receive such expert care and most procedures can be taken care of in one place. Highly recommend this great place!!!! So kind and helpful.
Amy Gionis
Amy Gionis
They are the best! I do not like going to the dentist. I think most people don't. My dental hygienists, Sara, is amazing! She very quick but very thorough. My teeth look great when I leave and I am in and out quickly, which I appreciate. The dentist are all wonderful and I trust them. They also have wonderful whitening options. Been going for several years now and I'm never disappointed.read more
Katie Petersen
Katie Petersen
I highly recommend! They have the friendliest staff and are so professional and seem very knowledgeable! I had the boost whitening done and loved the results.
Taylor Brummer
Taylor Brummer
Dr. Odland is the best dentist I've ever had! He was so comfortable and personable. He transformed my smile in just 30 minutes and I've never felt more confident. Thank you!!
Alexa Wolfe
Alexa Wolfe
The Staff and Doctors are friendly, courteous, and professional. I no longer have "Dentist" phobia. Early morning appointments are greatly appreciated.
Donald Ryan
Donald Ryan
They were great! I loved how the dentist came and discussed my options at length with me. Shared the truth about some of the challenges I would face with each option! It was the best dental office experience I have ever had!
Tom Byber
Tom Byber
This office was so beautiful and clean. The staff was friendly and warm. I never felt rushed and all my needs were addressed. The dentist had great bedside manner and was very informative. I would highly recommend!
Austin Fawler
Austin Fawler
I had to get fillings for the first time and I was nervous wreck. Noelle and Jennifer were talking the whole time about their lives and they kept me calm. Noelle's playlist was great and they were both professional! They made sure I was doing alright and not feeling anything every couple minutes or if I was wincing. They would stop immediately and asked if I needed a break.read more
Nicole Jackson
Nicole Jackson
My experience at Ideal was awesome! The dental assistant Kevyon is always friendly and does a good job at calming me with great attitude and energy before my work is done. The dentist was very experienced and did each procedure without causing me any pain. Brooke Shields was very knowledgeable and answered all of my questions and concerns. Thank you all for another great visit.read more
John Farny
John Farny
My daughter has had a number of bad dental experiences and has become a challenging/anxious patient. She’s now had her first cleaning and a filling, all within a week. The staff was able to help her manage her anxiety and made it a great experience for both of us - something I didn’t think was possible.read more
Mikki Neff
Mikki Neff
Susan was absolutely phenomenal! I have a huge fear of anything doctor or dentist related and she made the trip so great! She explained as she went, she took the time to listen to me and she gave me great information to everything I asked. She was very thorough and knowledgeable. She was efficient, but I did not feel rushed at all. The entire office was very nice and friendly and so welcoming. And the extra things they offer to make sure you're comfortable (warm neck towel, paraffin wax hand dip, extra water, etc) made it the most relaxing trip to the dentist I've ever experienced. 100% recommending to everyone I know and will never go anywhere else! Thank you Susan and the entire office staff! I actually look forward to my next appointment!read more
Kathrina Petersen
Kathrina Petersen
My husband and I have been getting our dental needs met at Plaza Dental since 2013, even though we live 2 hours away. The staff has been super friendly and has made our dental visits pleasant. We have been very happy with their services until yesterday. My husband had an appointment to have a cavity filled. When he arrived, he was told that the dentist scheduled to do the job had decided to take Tuesdays off. There was no text or phone call to notify my husband of the change. Furthermore, he was told he would have to come back next week because all their dentists were busy. If I have my way, we will be finding a new place where our business is appreciated.Wed, Sept, 18, 2018This morning I received a voicemail from Plaza Dental asking me to call them. I talked with Jolanda, the office manager. I learned that Dr. Mohan saw my review. She visited with her staff this morning about what had happened, which I greatly appreciate. I also mentioned to Jolanda what I thought would be a fair compensation for Bruce's inconvenience. Jolanda relayed the message to Dr. Mohan. I later recieved a voicemail stating that Dr. Mohan had agreed to my request. I thank Dr. Mohan for that, as well as taking my review seriously, and for her quickness in resolving the issue. I also thank Jolanda for listening to me , and for telling me that Plaza Dental does value my family as clients. Plaza Dental is back to being a 5 star in my opinion.read more
Cathy Clark
Cathy Clark
I had went through a frustrating experience with a whitening treatment at Plaza and upon voicing my concerns, these guys went SO above and beyond to really help me and assure that I would have an option that was satisfactory.They were more than accommodating and helpful on finding a resolution and doing everything they could to assist me with the issue. It really means a lot to me that a company would take the time to hear out my concerns and do what they could to make it right, no questions asked. I look forward to continuing my care with them in the future and the way they handled an unfortunate experience speaks VOLUMES!Thank you to everyone at the clinic who took the time to help me! It's appreciated more than you all know!read more
Courtney Mccormick
Courtney Mccormick
Ever since I started coming to Plaza Dental Group, I feel like a valued patient and don’t mind making the trip from Polk City. The staff is genuinely interested in my case and dental care and I have already had great results!
Jillian Noah
Jillian Noah
Plaza Dental Group
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