Valley Ridge Family Dental

We offer gentle, comprehensive dental care for the whole family.

Through patient education and preventative medicine, Dr. Jessica Johnson focuses on promoting good overall and oral health. Our mission is to create and maintain beautiful and healthy smiles, so you can enjoy your smile for years to come. Located in West Des Moines, our family practice is committed to creating a comfortable and welcoming environment for all of our patients. We want you to feel free to communicate your needs and concerns, and our staff is available to review anything that you want to discuss or learn more about.

Operating as usual

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COVID-19 Update: Non-Essential Dental Services Mandate Extended

COVID-19 update:
Today, the State of Iowa has extended the postponement of dental services through May 15. If you were scheduled for an appointment in the next couple of weeks, we will be contacting you shortly to reschedule as appropriate per State of Iowa regulations. Stay healthy and safe friends! Today, Governor Reynolds issued a new Proclamation of Disaster Emergency. Section 11 extends the prohibition on nonessential dental services until 11:59 pm on May 15, 2020, unless otherwise extended or terminated by Governor Reynolds.

ADA develops guidance on dental emergency, nonemergency care

Due to COVID 19 and at the strong recommendation of the Iowa Dental Board, Iowa Dental Assoc, ADA, and Iowa Dept of Public Health; our office will be closed and only treating emergency patients. We will be contacting you soon if you had an appointment scheduled the next few weeks. The health and safety of all of our patients, providers, and community is of the utmost importance to us. We thank you for your patience and understanding as we navigate these uncertain times. Stay healthy, be safe! The ADA provided its members and their patients detailed guidance on March 18 on what to consider dental emergencies and nonemergencies dental care as part of an effort to curb the spread of the coronavirus disease, COVID-19, and alleviate the burden on hospital and emergency departments.

100+ things to do in Iowa this summer

The Des Moines Register

Don’t forget to pick up your fresh pies, fall mums and apple cider! 🍂🍎🍏🥧🍃🍁

Don't forget to brush and floss tonight. You don't want to get a "boo-thache"!

Fun fact Friday! Happy weekend everyone!

Got floss? We can help with that! Call us today: 515-223-9764

Another school year is underway and fall is officially here! Do you need to freshen up your smile? We would love to help!

Valley Ridge Family Dental's cover photo

Treat yourself! Brighten your smile for the Holidays! Complementary whitening for new patients after exam, cleaning, and X-rays. Call us today: 515-223-9764

Delta Dental of Iowa

Can black charcoal make your teeth white? The answer on the blog:

[01/16/17]   Our office will be closed today (Monday, January 16, 2017) due to icy roads. We would like all our patients and staff to stay safe!

American Dental Association

Beyond brushing and flossing – here’s another safety net for healthy teeth.

Delta Dental of Illinois

Only brushing your teeth once per day? Find out how this harmful habit can adversely affect your #oralhealth. Always remember to brush twice per day, floss once daily and visit your dentist regularly for good oral health.

Delta Dental of Iowa

How dentists can detect celiac disease:

Dig into these 26 new foods at the Iowa State Fair

The fair is here! What new things will you try this year? Freak out. On Aug. 11, the Iowa State Fair swings open the doors for 11 days of fun in the sun.

Flossing Facts - American Dental Association Cleaning between your teeth is an essential part of taking care of your teeth and gums. Find out why, and learn more about other tools you can use to clean between your teeth.

[06/24/16]   We are excited to announce the addition of another treatment room was completed last week and that the Valley Ridge team is growing! Please join us in welcoming Lauren, a dental hygienist! Lauren shares our passion for helping others achieve optimal oral health. Be sure to say "hello" at your next check up!

Summer is right around the corner. Need some ideas of things to do? The Des Moines Register came up with 100!

Wishing all a safe and happy New Year!

Delta Dental of Iowa

With all those holiday treats, Mr. Claus isn't the only one who needs to pay you a visit.

Chicago Dental Society

8 pumpkin patches and apple orchards to visit in central Iowa

It may be hot, but fall is on its way! Check out these great options for fun fall activities! Break out the scarves, boots and flannel shirts, because fall has officially arrived. It’s the season for leaf piles, bonfires and football, plus fall produce like pumpkins and apples. For ...

Tooth-friendly Guide to the Iowa State Fair’s Fare The Iowa State Fair is weeks away! And if you’re a foodie like us, you’ll be excited to know that 15 new foods will be introduced to the 2015 Fair. While we personally can’t wait to dig in and try ...

Dental Exam Went Well? Thank Fluoride

A great reminder of why fluoride is so important! The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention calls fluoridation one of the 10 most valuable public health measures of the 20th century.

Millennium Dental Technologies, Inc.

Get the Facts about gum disease. Share this infographic on your social profiles to help spread the word!

Mom's View: Babies & Kids


7 mistakes parents make with their kids’ teeth You know regular brushing, a healthy diet and dental visits are some of the best ways to prevent cavities, yet experts say many parents are falling short when it comes to oral hygiene.

[02/04/15]   February is Children's Dental Health month! We will be at local schools teaching the importance of oral health to kids this week!

Your Family Dentist’s Tips for Teething Time Family dentist, Dr. Jessica Johnson, offers a few tips to help ease your infant’s teething time, for your benefit as well as your child’s.

Why Chocolate’s Not the Culprit We Thought it Was Myths abound about the long-loved treat, most of which paint the picture that chocolate is too good to be anything but bad for your oral and overall health.

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6150 VILLAGE VIEW DR. #109
West Des Moines, IA

Opening Hours

Monday 08:00 - 17:00
Wednesday 08:00 - 17:00
Thursday 07:30 - 13:30
Friday 07:30 - 16:30
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