Dr. Kenton Gleichman (Kent) grew up in Rockford, Ill. The oldest of three, he decided to follow a family tradition and become a Hawkeye after graduating from high school. He attended the University of Iowa and graduated with a Bachelor of Sciences degree. Kent continued his education by attending the University of Iowa College of Dentistry, graduating in 1983. He came to Des Moines after graduating and joined Dental Associates taking over the practice of Dr. Bernhart Hermann. Kent has enjoyed practicing with Dental Associates for 31 years.
Dr. Gleichman is a member of the American Dental Association, The Iowa Dental Association and the Des Moines District Dental Society. He is involved in the G.V. Black Dental Study Club and community dental education. One of his most memorable experiences was providing dental care to orphans on a mission trip to Mexico.
Dr. Gleichman and Cathy, his wife, have been married for 35 years and have three daughters. They reside in West Des Moines. Allison graduated from the University of St. Louis and works in Chicago, Christina has finished Dental School at Iowa and she and her husband are in Dallas. Anna finnished nursing at Creighton University and is a nurse in Omaha. Kent and Cathy are members of Sacred Heart Catholic Church. In his spare time, Dr. Gleichman likes to spend time with his family and friends, traveling, snow skiing and playing golf.
“What gives me the most pleasure in dentistry is helping patients feel better by improving their smiles. With the help of our great staff and excellent in house lab technicians we have the opportunity to make wonderful things happen!”