Corey C. Conrad DDS, MS

Orthodontist in Ankeny, Waukee IA

Central Iowa Orthodontist Dr. Corey Conrad

Dr. Corey C. Conrad was born and raised in Iowa Falls. Growing up he was active in many activities including band, sports, art and the sciences. Upon graduating as Valedictorian of his high school class, Corey enrolled at the University of Iowa where he would pursue a career in Dentistry and Orthodontics.

During his college career at the University of Iowa, Dr. Conrad was a three-year member of the University of Iowa Marching Band. Corey completed his Bachelor of Science Degree in Biology with honors. He then went on to pursue the field of Dentistry at the University of Iowa, which was a perfect fit for him. During his training, Dr. Conrad received several awards, including induction into OKU, a Dental Honor Society, as well as a research scholarship. He started performing Orthodontic research with Dr. Robert Staley, which consisted of testing bond strengths of different orthodontic materials and brackets.

After spending time in the Orthodontic Department doing research and talking with the faculty and residents, Dr. Conrad decided that orthodontics was the area of Dentistry that suited him best. He continued on to graduate training in Orthodontics at the University of Iowa and continued his research with Dr. Staley. He has authored and participated in several research articles published in the American Journal of Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics and the Journal of Clinical Orthodontics.

Upon graduating with a Certificate of Specialization in Orthodontics and a Master of Science Degree, Dr. Conrad moved to Des Moines and joined Dr. Michael Rovner in 2001. He has loved getting to know and serve the Des Moines area. Since moving to Des Moines, he has gotten married and has two daughters. During his free time, he enjoys sports, traveling, boating, and spending time with family and friends. Other activities include his church and philanthropic activities in the Greater Des Moines area. Dr. Conrad especially enjoys going back to Iowa City to visit, as well as cheer on the Iowa Hawkeye Football Team.

Dr. Conrad is a member of several professional organizations, which help him stay on the leading edge of orthodontics and dentistry. These organizations include the American Dental Association, the Iowa Dental Association, the Des Moines District Dental Society, the American Association of Orthodontists, the Midwestern Society of Orthodontists, the Iowa Society of Orthodontists, the Des Moines Orthodontic Society, and the G.V. Black Dental Study Club. Dr. Conrad is also past President of the Des Moines District Dental Society and is currently Vice President of the G.V. Black Dental Study Club.

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