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About Jay Jensen, DDS

Cosmetic, Family and General Dentistry

Jay Jensen

Jay Jensen, DDS, is a general and cosmetic dentist and the founder of Plaza Dental Group in West Des Moines, Iowa. Dr. Jensen enjoys empowering his patients to be their very best and caring for all of their dental needs. 

Dr. Jensen grew up in Polk City, Iowa. He attended the University of Iowa on an Army ROTC scholarship and graduated in 1991 with his bachelor’s degree. In 1995, he went on to pursue his doctorate in dental surgery through the University of Iowa College of Dentistry before fulfilling his army obligation in Fort Hood, Texas. 

After practicing dentistry in the US army, he moved back to Iowa and began working as an associate dentist under his childhood dentist. He later purchased the practice and operated it for many years prior to merging it with Plaza Dental Group. 

Dr. Jensen holds a positive outlook on life and strives to create the best experiences with every patient he meets. He has lectured internationally on topics like dental practice management and personal growth. With extensive and advanced training in both general and cosmetic dentistry, Dr. Jensen can help you achieve the best dental health possible. 

Outside of dentistry, Dr. Jensen is a father of two beautiful, amazing daughters who make him proud. He is a fan of college wrestling, football, and mixed martial arts, and enjoys watching games in his free time. However, he also loves interior decorating, listening to live music, entertaining guests, and traveling.

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