Promise's Dental Services
Promise's Dental Services

Oral health is an integral part of the primary health care we provide at Promise. Oral health directly affects your physical wellness, quality of life, and ability to work, attend school and lead a productive life in your community.

Dental Team

Promise CHC's dental team includes a full-time dentist, Dr. Kenneth Tjeerdsma; full-time dental hygienist, Rebecca Hooyer; and dental assistants.
Dr. Kenneth Tjeerdsma, DDS
Dental services are provided five days per week: 1 p.m.-6 p.m. Mondays, 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuesdays-Thursdays, and 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Fridays.
Promise CHC is one of the few dental providers in the area that accepts Medicaid insurance, including plans offered by all three Medicaid insurers in Iowa, AmericHealth Caritas Iowa and Amerigroup Iowa and UnitedHealthcare. Promise also accepts private dental insurance.
For those without insurance, Promise offers a sliding-fee scale that greatly reduces the cost of appointments based on income and household size.

Comprehensive Dental Care

The dental team provides comprehensive dental services that include:

  • Dental exams and X-rays;
  • Emergency treatment for pain, swelling, broken teeth, etc.;
  • Oral screenings and fluoride varnish;
  • Restorative dental services may include services such as crowns.