About Us


Meet Dennis Winter, DDS

Dr. Dennis Winter is committed to providing excellence in dentistry, and stands out as a leading dentist in Des Moines. He believes strongly in education to prevent oral health problems before they occur, and continually attends educational courses to learn about the latest technology and ways to make his patients dental visits as comfortable as possible.

Dr. Dennis Winter is a native of Iowa, growing up in a small town northeast of Sumner. He received his undergrad from Iowa State University in 1979, and then attended the University of Iowa school of dentistry where he was president of his class. After graduation. Dr. Winter served his country as a dentist in the U.S. Air Force. He opened his first practice in Denver and spent many years there before opening Iowa Dental Arts in Beaverdale.

While studying the science of occlusion and conditions such as grinding, clenching, and TMJ in Florida, he met his wife, Dr. Carnovale, whom is also a dentist and was practicing in Rome, Italy at the time.

Dr. Winter and his wife have two children, enjoy traveling around the world, and they both still practice at their office in Rome.

Dr. Carnovale still operates her dental office in Rome, Italy with several English speaking associates. Dr. Carnovale was born and raised in Rome"s Centro Storico (near the Vatican and Pantheon) and enjoys frequent visits to see family and friends.

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  • Iowa State University

  • University of Iowa School of Dentistry


  • American Dental Association (ADA)

  • Iowa Dental Association (IDA)

  • Des Moines Dental Society

  • Metro Denver Dental Society

  • American Dental Society of Europe (ADSE)

  • HDA

  • American Med Spa Association (AmSPA)



Meet Dr. Brett Barber

Dr. Brett Barber is a 1992 graduate of the University of Iowa College of Dentistry. Immediately following dental school, he earned a certificate for completing a one year General Practice Residency (GPR) at Rush Presbyterian/ St. Luke’s Medical Center in Chicago, Illinois. His hospital residency emphasized complex dental cases as well as several months of patient treatment in the operating room.

Dr. Barber practiced for twenty years in Illinois as an associate as well as operating his own practice for twelve of those years. Dr. Barber decided to return to his home town of Des Moines, Iowa and joined Iowa Dental Arts in 2019. He enjoys all aspects of dentistry with special interest in dental implants. Dr. Barber is a fellow in the International Dental Implant Association.

“It Is Truly My Passion To Serve My Patients With The Most Current, Innovative Materials And Techniques Available. The Marriage Of Art And Science In Dentistry Is What Makes It So Exciting For Me”



Our Team

  • Ravleen
    Registered Dental Hygienist (RDH) - Since 2014

  • Liz
    Dental Assistant (DA) - Since 2014

  • Nancy
    Dental Assistant (DA) - Since 2019

  • Lucia
    Front Office Administrator - Since 2019

  • Nancy
    Receptionist - Since 2018