Dr. Benjamin Nagel grew up in Urbandale, Iowa and graduated from Dowling Catholic High School. He attended Drake University and recieved his Bachelor of Arts Degree in Biology in 2000. Following graduation at Drake University, Dr. Nagel attended the University of Iowa College of Dentistry and recieved his DDS Degree in 2004.
Following graduation from dental school, Dr. Nagel returned home and practiced general dentistry for nine years before joining Dental Associates in July 2014. For seven of those nine years Dr. Nagel served as the Dental Director for the Des Moined Health Center, which is a private not-for-profit community health center. During that time, he also served as an Adjunct Faculty Member for the University of Iowa College of Dentistry.
Dr. Nagel is a member of the American Dental Association, the Iowa Dental Association and the Des Moines Disrtict Dental Society. Dr. Nagel is the current president of the Des Moines District Dental Society.
Dr. Nagel and his wife, Kori, have three daughters who attend St. Pius Catholic School. Dr. Nagel and his family are members of St. Pius Catholic Church. In his spare time Dr. Nagel enjoys spending time with his family, attending his daughter’s activities, playing golf and cheering on the Iowa Hawkeyes and the Notre Dame Fighting Irish.