Central Park Dentistry of Mason City, Iowa

Dentist in Mason City, IA See Services

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Dr. Jay Lala Read Bio

Jay Lala is an Iowa native originally from Cedar Rapids. Jay attended Mount Mercy College and the University of Iowa Dental school where he graduated in 1988. Jay completed his residency in Advanced Education in General Dentistry in 1989 in Iowa City. In 1993 Jay opened Central Park Dentistry here in Mason City and quickly became recognized as o­ne of the top dentists in Northern Iowa. In 1991 Jay married Lorrie but there is more to the story than that. O­ne little known fact is that Jay met Lo...Read More

Dr. Matthew Hansen Read Bio

Dr. Matthew Hansen is originally from Albert City, Iowa. Matt attended Wartburg College in Waverly, Iowa and graduated Cum Laude in 1996, with a B.A. in Biology. Next, he was accepted into the University of Iowa College of Dentistry where he attained a D.D.S. degree in 2000. Dr. Hansen is also an Iowa Dental Association, North Central District, officer. Matt accepted a full-ride scholarship for Dental School from the Air Force in 1997, and entered active duty Air Force service in June of 2000. ...Read More

Dr. Jennifer Thackery Read Bio

Jennifer Thackery (Nelson) D.D.S. has been so happy to be a part of the Central Park Dentistry family! Jennifer was born and raised in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. She attended The University of Iowa for her undergraduate education and graduated from The University of Iowa College of Dentistry in June of 2015. While attending school, Jennifer stayed active playing in many softball and volleyball leagues. She was also selected to participate in an international exchange program where she spent three month...Read More

Dr. Briana Brayton General Dentist Read Bio

Dr. Briana (Lage) Brayton was born and raised in north central Iowa. She grew up on an acreage between Meservey and Thornton where her parents, Bret and Sue Lage, still farm. She graduated from West Fork High School in 2009 then attended Wartburg College, graduating Summa Cum Laude in 2013 with a B.A. in Biology. Briana was drawn to dentistry because of the lasting relationships that can be formed with patients and the ability to make a difference in people’s lives. After college, Briana complet...Read More

Dr. Rick Young General Dentist Read Bio

Dr. Rick Young is an Iowa lifer. Born and raised in northern Iowa, Rick is ready to get back to the area he loves and practice dentistry at Central Park Dentistry. Rick graduated from Garner Hayfield in 2012. Afterward, he attended Waldorf University and graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology. He completed his professional studies at the University of Iowa College of Dentistry in 2021. Rick pursued a career in dentistry because it allows him to make a positive impact in other’s l...Read More

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At Central Park Dentistry of Mason City, Iowa we strive to provide our patients with the best and most complete dental care. Our doctors and staff frequently attend continuing education seminars to learn the latest dental techniques. Here are some of the services we provide, please click here.

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