Dentist in Ames, IA

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goodDonald L. Good D.D.S.

Originally from Atlantic, Dr. Good graduated from Iowa State University with a bachelor of science degree in distributive studies. He completed his Doctorate of Dental Surgery from the University of Iowa College of Dentistry. Following graduation, he completed a one-year general practice residency with the Veteran's Administration Hospital in Saint Paul, Minnesota. Throughout his career in family practice in Ames, Dr. Good has completed over 1500 hours of continuing education with an emphasis in cosmetic and reconstructive dentistry. Dr. Good is married to Nancy Hibbs-Good and together they enjoy golf, ballroom dancing, walking and bicycling.


pattenBrandon M. Patten D.D.S.

Originally from Spencer, Dr. Patten graduated from Wartburg College in Waverly with a bachelor of arts degree in biology. He completed his Doctorate of Dental Surgery from the University of Iowa College of Dentistry in Iowa City before receiving a commission in the United States Navy Dental Corps. In the Navy, Dr. Patten completed an Advanced Education in General Dentistry residency at Naval Hospital Great Lakes. He served two years aboard the aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt and one year at Naval Dental Center Mid-Atlantic in Norfolk, Virginia. He continues his service in the Navy Reserves drilling at Naval Operational Support Command Des Moines. Dr. Patten is married to Dr. Corrie Patten, a pediatrician at McFarland Clinic PC in Ames. Together they enjoy spending time with their children, Addie and Charlie, as well as friends and family.