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THE PRACTICE

Our Office

We have been caring for the hard-working people of Iowa for three generations. We are located in Northeast Iowa, with two office locations: Oelwein, IA and a satellite office in Strawberry Point, IA.

Our focus is dental care for the whole family. You will feel at home in our warm and comforting atmosphere. A classic office with modern technology provides our patients with everything needed for a great experience.

 

Our doctor and hygienists have decades of experience in a wide variety of specialties. Whether you are visiting for a routine cleaning or a complex procedure, we will take great care of you from the moment you walk in the door.  

The Doctor
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Jenna Schares, DDS

Dr. Schares is the owner and principal dentist. Born and raised in Evansdale, IA, her family later moved to Springfield, MO, where she graduated high school, and eventually college. She earned a bachelor's degree in Cell & Molecular Biology at Missouri State University.

 

Dr. Schares joined the United States Air Force after graduating from Missouri State University and completed commissioned officer training at Maxwell AFB (AL). While in the Air Force, she attended The University of Missouri-Kansas City, and earned a Doctorate of Dental Surgery. She continued serving the Air Force as an active-duty officer and dentist for five years. She completed a one-year Advanced Education in General Dentistry residency and served at Offutt AFB (NE), McConnell AFB (KS), and overseas in Guatemala.

Dr. Schares and her husband, Nate, married in 2018, and returned to their roots in northeast Iowa. Nate is an electrical engineer, Iowa State graduate, and a Jesup, IA, native. Dr. Schares serves the community as an Oelwein Area United Way member and an Oelwein Lion's Club member. She enjoys spending her free time with Nate, their son, Lance, and dachshund, Bentley, at their home in Oelwein.

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