"Quality Dentistry, Affordable Service, Compassionate Care."

Our Doctors

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Dr. David Davidson

After earning his B.A. from Morningside College and his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from the University of Iowa, Dr. Davidson has practiced family dentistry in the Des Moines area for over 30 years.

Memberships include the American Dental Association, the Iowa Dental Association (past president), the Des Moines District Dental Society (past president), and the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry. He serves as a fellow in the Academy of General Dentistry, the American College of Dentists, and the International College of Dentists.

Dr. Davidson is active in the Iowa Dental Association’s Mission of Mercy (past board president and current board member) and has traveled to numerous countries on dental healthcare ministry trips. He enjoys traveling (more than 70 countries), collecting historical artifacts, singing, art, photography and jigsaw puzzles.

His professional motto of “quality dentistry, affordable service and compassionate care” has been the foundation of the practice since the very beginning.

He and his wife, Diane, an attorney who is now Clinic Administrator at Davidson Family Dentistry, have been married for over 40 years. They have three children, Dr. Philip Davidson, a high school teacher in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, Dr. Michael Davidson, a dentist at Davidson Family Dentistry and Elizabeth Miller, a human resource manager in Cedar Falls, Iowa.

 

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Dr. Amanda Vonnahme

While earning her Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from the University of Iowa, Dr. Vonnahme conducted research on the virulence factors of streptococcus mutans, a bacteria known to cause decay. She then practiced general dentistry in the Iowa City area and also provided dental care for underprivileged children and developmentally disabled adults at St. Luke’s Dental Health Center in Cedar Rapids prior to joining Davidson Family Dentistry.

Memberships include the American Dental Association, the Iowa Dental Association and the Des Moines District Dental Society. Dr. Vonnahme has been active in volunteer dentistry.

Dr. Vonnahme grew up on a small farm in northeast Iowa and received her B.S. from the University of Iowa at Iowa City. Dr. Vonnahme enjoys spending time with her husband, Shane, an engineer, son, Jack, born in August 2011 and daughter, Sara, born November 2013.

A detail oriented and focused dentist, Dr. Vonnahme will make sure each patient’s smile is perfect.

 

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Dr. Michael Davidson

Dr. Michael Davidson received his undergraduate degree from Iowa State University and his Doctor of Dental Surgery Degree from the University of Iowa where he received a number of awards. His most recent reward is the New Dentist of the Year award given in 2013 by the Iowa Dental Association for an outstanding dentist who has been in practice for less than 10 years.

In 2013 and early 2014, Dr. Davidson took additional training in sedation dentistry from Oregon State University. Moderate sedation compliments the standard offering of nitrous oxide to his patients.

Memberships include the American Dental Association, the Iowa Dental Association, and the Des Moines District Dental Society (past president). Dr. Davidson has been active in volunteer dentistry especially at the Iowa Mission of Mercy.

Dr. Michael Davidson and his wife, Dr. Beth Davidson, a Pediatrician with Mercy Medical Center in Des Moines, are parents to son, Liam, born in March 2012, and daughter, Natalie, born in May 2014. Dr. Davidson enjoys traveling, scuba diving, skiing, fencing, reading, playing board games and is active in his small group at church.

At age 4, Dr. Davidson announced that he wanted to be a dentist like his father and he has not been disappointed with the decision made at an early age. Dr. Davidson especially likes the family aspect of the practice; seeing the whole family from the elderly to young children and with the variety of dental needs present at every age. Many patients comment that if they close their eyes, they are not sure which Dr. Davidson is treating them. Both offer the same blend of great professional care combined with wit and friendliness.

 

 

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Dr. Justine Stemper

Dr. Justine Stemper received her bachelor’s degree from Iowa State University and her Doctor of Dental Surgery from the University of Iowa. While in dental school, Dr. Stemper’s interest in public health led her to travel to Mexico and India to work on public health projects. She received distinction in dental public health as well as awards for practice management and treatment planning.

In 2014, Dr. Stemper added training in orthodontics using the Invisalign system.

Memberships include the American Dental Association, the Iowa Dental Association and the American Academy of General Dentistry. Dr. Stemper is active in volunteer dentistry.

Dr. Stemper and her husband, Matt, an engineer, enjoy traveling, cycling, and most recently riding a tandem bicycle. Dr. Stemper enjoys reading, watching ISU games and is a self-proclaimed water sport enthusiast, spending warmer months slaloming, swimming and kayaking.

Dr. Stemper’s patients rarely see her without a smile, and she particularly likes to improve her patient’s esthetics.

 

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Dr. John Biegert

Dr. John Biegert received his undergraduate degree from the University of Iowa where he then continued his education and earned his Doctor of Dental Surgery Degree. While in school, Dr. Biegert found an interest in volunteering and enjoyed participating in the Iowa Mission of Mercy.

Memberships include the American Dental Association, the Iowa Dental Association and the Academy of General Dentistry.

Dr. Biegert and his wife, Erin, a child life specialist at Mercy Children’s Hospital and Clinics, enjoy spending time outdoors, learning new recipes and spending time traveling. Dr. Biegert enjoys playing a variety of sports and likes to spend his free time playing guitar and working in his garden.

Dr. Biegert is an enthusiastic dentist and is always willing to go the extra mile to make sure his patients are comfortable and satisfied.

 

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Dr. Alyson Baier

Dr. Alyson Baier received her Bachelor’s Degree from the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities and her Doctor of Dental Surgery from the University of Iowa. While in dental school, Dr. Baier volunteered at the Iowa Mission of Mercy and received the American Academy of Orofacial Pain award upon graduation.

Memberships include the American Dental Association, the Iowa Dental Association, the Des Moines District Dental Society, and the Academy of General Dentistry.

Dr. Baier enjoys spending time with friends and family, running half marathons, and is active in her church including volunteering in the children’s ministry.

Dr. Baier especially enjoys esthetic dentistry and has experience in orthodontics using the Invisalign system.