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"Creating and caring for beautiful little smiles since 1975"

About Us

Your Pediatric Dentists in Ankeny & Des Moines

Dr. Barsetti and Dr. Whittemore have over 50 years of combined experience in pediatric dental care and are active members of the American Dental Association, American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, Iowa Academy of Pediatric Dentists, Academy of Dentistry for Persons with Disabilities, American Orthodontic Society, and the International College of Dentists.

After completing a four year dental school curriculum, each pediatric dentist completes two to three years of additional training in child psychology, dental growth and development, sedation, hospital dentistry, interceptive orthodontics (bite problems), and behavior management. Dr. Barsetti and Dr. Whittemore know how to calm anxious children, gain their trust, and make each visit a pleasant one for everybody.