We value the trust you and your child place in us and we are committed to treating your child as we do our own. We believe your child deserves access to safe, quality healthcare that is respectful of their autonomy and individual needs.
We pride ourselves on being focused on education and prevention, and will work together to create acceptable preventive plans and treatment options for your family.
Dr. Rachael Revell
Dr. Revell is recognized by the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry as a board-certified pediatric dentist. Dr. Revell grew up in Newton, Iowa and attended Central College where she majored in Biology and Chemistry. She attended dental school at The University of Iowa College of Dentistry and graduated in 2009.
Following graduation she completed a two-year specialty training at the Texas A&M Health Sciences Center, Baylor College of Dentistry with residencies at Children’s Medical Center of Dallas and Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children. After residency she worked in private pediatric dentistry in the greater Dallas area.
Dr. Revell’s professional interests include pre-natal oral health care for expectant mothers, infant oral health, and special needs dentistry.
Dr. Jack Warrington
Dr. Warrington is recognized by the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry as a board-certified pediatric dentist. Dr. Warrington is an Iowa native and grew up in Cedar Rapids. He attended The University of Iowa and majored in Psychology. Following undergrad studies, Dr. Warrington attended dental school at The University of Iowa College of Dentistry, graduating in 2009.
Following dental school, Dr. Warrington worked in private pediatric dentistry practice in the Dallas area for two years. During this time, he also completed a two-year specialty training at the Texas A&M Health Sciences Center, Baylor College of Dentistry with residencies at Children’s Medical Center of Dallas and Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children.
Dr. Warrington’s professional interests include special health care needs dentistry and advocating for access to care. He is glad to return to Iowa and loves serving the greater Des Moines area.
Dr. Stephanie Turner
Dr. Turner is licensed by the Iowa Dental Board as a general dentist. Dr. Turner grew up in Urbandale, Iowa and attended Drake University where she majored in Biochemistry, Cell and Molecular Biology. She attended dental school at The University of Iowa College of Dentistry and graduated in 2012.
Following graduation, Dr. Turner practiced in Des Moines, IA, Charleston, SC, Dallas, TX, and Omaha, NE before returning to her hometown. She has experience working with both adult and pediatric dental patients in both private practice and public health settings.
Dr. Turner's professional interests include endodontics, restorative dentistry, and oral surgery. She is an active member of the American Dental Association and is on the Executive Committee for the Des Moines District Dental Society.
DR. Alison christensen
Dr. Christensen is recognized as board eligible pediatric dentist by the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry. Dr. Christensen grew up in Waterloo, Iowa and attended the University of Northern Iowa where she majored in Geology and Earth Science. She attended The University of Iowa College of Dentistry and graduated in 2018.
Following graduation, she completed a two-year pediatric dentistry specialty training at The University of Iowa College of Dentistry with residency at Stead Family Children’s Hospital. Dr. Christensen lives in Waukee, Iowa with her husband, Chuck. In her free time, she enjoys traveling, skiing, reading, working out, and spending time with family and friends.
Dr. Christensen’s professional interests include early childhood caries, anxious patients, and special healthcare needs dentistry. In addition to practicing at Des Moines Children’s Dentistry, Dr. Christensen is an adjunct faculty member in the Department of Pediatric Dentistry at The University of Iowa College of Dentistry and Dental Clinics, where she teaches dental students and pediatric dental residents.
Melanie - Office Manager
Melanie is our Office Manager and has been with us since we opened in 2013. She is here to ensure you and your child have an amazing experience while visiting our office. Melanie grew up in central Iowa and attended Central College in Pella, graduating with a Business Administration degree. She has always loved working with children and enjoys making sure families feel safe and comfortable with their child’s oral healthcare.
Melanie lives here in West Des Moines with her husband, Nathan, and their two dogs. In her free time she enjoys traveling, cycling, home improvement projects and spending time with her family and friends.
Our Des Moines Children's Dentistry Family
Alisa - Registered Dental Assistant
Almedina - REGISTERED DENTAL ASSISTANT
Ericka - REGISTERED DENTAL ASSISTANT
Kirsten - Front Office Associate
Lucretia - Dental Assisting Trainee
Lucy - Front Office associate
Macey - Dental Assistant Trainee
Mallory - Front Office Associate
MORGAN - Front Office Associate
Nate - REGISTERED DENTAL ASSISTANT
Sommer - REGISTERED DENTAL ASSISTANT
Sydney - REGISTERED DENTAL ASSISTANT
Tina - REGISTERED DENTAL ASSISTANT
Zoe - Dental Assistant Trainee