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About Our Office

The team at Ankeny offers a breadth of orthodontic services to meet the needs of kids, teens, and adults. Helping our patients reveal confident smiles through tailored orthodontic treatment plans is our goal. If you’re looking for braces or Invisalign® aligner options from a family orthodontist near you, book your FREE consultation online or by phone today.

  • Convenient scheduling and progress tracking through Smile Doctors Anywhere app
  • Affordable monthly payment options and discounts are available for qualifying patients
  • Most dental insurance plans accepted
  • Iowa Orthodontic Solutions in Ankeny, IA proudly serves the communities in the following zip codes: 50023, 50021, 50313, 50322, 50317
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211 NW School St,
Ankeny, IA, 50023-1746
Monday-Friday: 7:30am-4:30pm
Recent Google Reviews:

"All staff is amazing, friendly and so caring!! Awesome service."

5-star
Shannon Adcock

About Our Office

The team at Ankeny offers a breadth of orthodontic services to meet the needs of kids, teens, and adults. Helping our patients reveal confident smiles through tailored orthodontic treatment plans is our goal. If you’re looking for braces or Invisalign® aligner options from a family orthodontist near you, book your FREE consultation online or by phone today.

  • Convenient scheduling and progress tracking through Smile Doctors Anywhere app
  • Affordable monthly payment options and discounts are available for qualifying patients
  • Most dental insurance plans accepted
  • Iowa Orthodontic Solutions in Ankeny, IA proudly serves the communities in the following zip codes: 50023, 50021, 50313, 50322, 50317
Iowa Orthodontic Solutions logo
211 NW School St,
Ankeny, IA, 50023-1746
Monday-Friday: 7:30am-4:30pm
Google
5-star

Orthodontic Services Available

Braces

Iowa Orthodontic Solutions offers metal and ceramic braces to suit our patient’s needs. Our orthodontists can develop a custom orthodontic treatment plan for kids, teens, and adults.

Invisalign® Aligners

A clear alternative to traditional braces, Invisalign® aligners are a convenient choice for adults and teens looking to discreetly straighten their teeth with clear aligners.

Smile Express®

Get the smile of your dreams in six months or less with Smile Express! Learn how our local orthodontists can help adults touch up their smile with aligners shipped straight to your door.

Retainers

Keep your smile beautiful with clear or fixed retainers from Iowa Orthodontic Solutions. Our orthodontists can fit a new or existing patient for a retainer and offer retainer repairs and replacements if needed.

Rising Star (7& Up)

The American Association of Orthodontists (AAO) recommends children see an orthodontist by age 7. Our RISING STAR program provides children ages 5-10 with complimentary, early care.

Meet Our Orthodontists in Ankeny

Alissa Tran
Dr. Alissa Tran

Dr. Alissa Tran came to the US in 1980 when she was 11 years old. Her family settled in Denver, Colorado, and she earned a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Biochemistry at the University of Colorado at Boulder in 1989. She earned a Master of Biochemistry Degree from Hahnemann University in Philadelphia in 1992 and attended Temple University School of Dentistry in Philadelphia where she graduated with top honors. Afterward, she pursued orthodontics training at the University of Maryland in Baltimore. While completing her residency in Orthodontic Dentistry in 2000, Dr. Tran also earned another master’s degree by conducting research in molecular biology in craniofacial growth and development at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine.

Dr. Tran has been practicing orthodontics ever since, and she is committed to providing the highest level of orthodontic care to her patients in achieving their best smiles.

Dr. Tran enjoys a healthy, active lifestyle. She loves playing tennis, practicing meditation, traveling, cooking, and growing microgreens. She also cherishes time spent with her two sons, Alan and Max, and their two pets.

Meet Our Orthodontists in Ankeny

Alissa Tran
Dr. Alissa Tran

Dr. Alissa Tran came to the US in 1980 when she was 11 years old. Her family settled in Denver, Colorado, and she earned a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Biochemistry at the University of Colorado at Boulder in 1989. She earned a Master of Biochemistry Degree from Hahnemann University in Philadelphia in 1992 and attended Temple University School of Dentistry in Philadelphia where she graduated with top honors. Afterward, she pursued orthodontics training at the University of Maryland in Baltimore. While completing her residency in Orthodontic Dentistry in 2000, Dr. Tran also earned another master’s degree by conducting research in molecular biology in craniofacial growth and development at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine.

Dr. Tran has been practicing orthodontics ever since, and she is committed to providing the highest level of orthodontic care to her patients in achieving their best smiles.

Dr. Tran enjoys a healthy, active lifestyle. She loves playing tennis, practicing meditation, traveling, cooking, and growing microgreens. She also cherishes time spent with her two sons, Alan and Max, and their two pets.

Awards & Certifications

Invisalign Provider
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Patient Reviews

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“All staff is amazing, friendly and so caring!! Awesome service.”

5-star
Shannon Adcock

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In the Community

Our team members make a difference in our communities every day. Whether we are putting on events at our clinics or hosting tooth talks in the schools, filling backpacks with supplies or donating time to those in need, creating smiles is our passion.