Meet Our Dentists

Our dentists are dedicated to providing individualized dental care for every patient. Their goal is to deliver the best preventive and restorative care to help every patient have a healthy, beautiful smile for a lifetime.

Dr. John Meyer, DDS


    Dr. John Meyer has been actively practicing dentistry in the Des Moines, Iowa area since 1981.  He received his B.A. from Kansas State University and his DDS from Creighton University.

    Dr. Meyer treats his patients like they are family.  Forming a professional bond with patients and staff is his specialty.

    Dr. Ashley Edwards


      Dr. Ashley Edwards is a West Des Moines native.   She earned her Bachelor of Science degree in psychology from the University of Iowa in 2006 and continued her education by receiving her Doctor of Dental Surgery in 2010 at the University of Iowa College of Dentistry.  After graduation, she completed a one year general practice residency program in Kansas City, Missouri.  Dr. Edwards joined the West Des Moines Dental Center team in March 2014.

      Dr. Edwards is committed to providing high-quality dentistry by caring for and educating patients while implementing advances in dental technology. She is a member of the American Dental Association and Academy of General Dentistry. She earned her Fellowship from the Academy of General Dentistry, which symbolizes excellence in the dental profession and a commitment to providing exceptional patient care.

      Dr. Edwards enjoys running, yoga, watching Hawkeye football, spending time with her husband Cody, her son Rylan, and their dog Emma.

      Dr. Ali Meyer


        Ali is a 2012 graduate of Kansas State University where she studied Human Nutrition and Spanish. She continued her education at Creighton University School of Dentistry where she earned her Doctorate of Dental Surgery in 2016.


        Dr. Ali Meyer is a member of the American Dental Association, Iowa Dental Association, and Academy of General Dentistry. Dr. Meyer enjoys connecting with her patients so she can provide them with the best options for their individual needs. She enjoys all areas of dentistry and enjoys learning about the newest advances in dentistry so that her patients receive the highest quality care possible.