Dr. Karbacka is an Ohio native, moving to Fairfield, Iowa while in the first grade. He graduated from Fairfield High School and enrolled at the University of Northern Iowa, receiving a Bachelor of Arts in Biology. He attended the University of Iowa for dental school, graduating in 2003 and completed a General Practice Residency at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics in 2004. He moved to Ankeny, Iowa and practiced general dentistry there for 5 ½ years before joining Dental Associates in July, 2010.
Dr. Karbacka has been a volunteer for the Des Moines Health Center’s Smile Squad the last five years, visiting various elementary schools in the Des Moines School District providing dental care in a mobile dental unit. He has also volunteered for the Iowa Mission of Mercy (IMOM) events. He is a member of the American Dental Association, Iowa Dental Association, Des Moines Dental District Society, and the G.V. Black Study Club.
Dr. Karbacka and his wife, Patty, have two sons. They are members of Our Lady’s Immaculate Heart Catholic Church in Ankeny. In his spare time, Dr. Karbacka enjoys riding bikes, golfing, triathlons, running, and spending time with family and friends.