Dr. Michael Howes

Dr. Howes is from DeWitt, Iowa, and graduated from the University of Iowa in 1992 with a Bachelor of Science degree in biology. He then went on to graduate from the University of Iowa Dental School in 1996 when he began practicing in the Des Moines area.

Dr. Howes is an active member of the Des Moines Dental Society, the Iowa Dental Association as well as the American Dental Association. He was also involved for many years in the Clive Jaycees. Dr. Howes has been in private practice since 2000 with Fort Des Moines Dental.

Dr. Howes enjoys following Iowa Hawkeye sports, golf and running.

Dr. Richard Lyman

Dr. Lyman is from Charles City, Iowa, and graduated from the University of Iowa in 1994. He served three years in the United States Navy as a Dental Officer. He has been in private practice since 1997 as a Des Moines Dentist at the Fort Des Moines Dental Clinic. Dr. Lyman is a member of the Des Moines Dental Association, Iowa Dental Society and American Dental Association.

Dr Lyman enjoys sports, gaming and is busy throughout the year with his children’s extra curricular activities. He and his wife Amy have a daughter, Emily, and a son, Jack.

Dr. Lauren A. Patrick

Dr. Patrick graduated from Drake University where she received a Bachelor of Arts in biochemistry, cell and molecular biology in 2012 and received her Doctorate of Dental Surgery from Creighton University in 2016. She is currently a member of the American Dental Association, Academy of General Dentistry and the Iowa Dental Association. A native of Chicago, Illinois, Dr. Patrick and her husband are excited to call Des Moines their home.

Outside of the office, she enjoys exercise, cooking and quality time with family and friends.