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Midtown Dental Boutique | Meet the Doctors in Cedar Rapids

1855 1st Ave. SE Ste 200
Cedar Rapids, IA 52402

Dr. JoAnn German Wahle, DDS

Meet the Doctor
AGD Member

JoAnn German Wahle, D.D.S.

Dr. JoAnn German Wahle was born and raised on a farm near Humphrey Nebraska. She recieved her undergraduate degree in Psychology from Creighton University in Omaha, Nebraska. She graduated, summa cum laude, from Creighton University School of Dentistry in 1984. In 1985, she completed a hospital General Practice Residency at Indiana University in Indianapolis, Indiana. Soon after she and her husband moved to Iowa where Dr. German opened a dental practice in North Liberty. After nearly 14 years, Dr. German made the decision to set aside her private dental practice work to focus on raising her three children. During that time, she co-founded the dental clinic at the Community Health Free Clinic in Cedar Rapids where she volunteered weekly, for ten years, providing dental care to patients without dental insurance. She also worked on a temporary basis to fill in for dentists in the area who needed time away from their work for various reasons. In 2013 Dr. German founded Midtown Dental Boutique in Cedar Rapids. Dr. German has been married to Steven Wahle for 33 years. She enjoys walking, hiking, cooking, and reading. More than anything, she loves to spend time with her husband, children and their spouses and her four grandchildren.


Dr. Ritu Bansal

Dr. Ritu Bansal is a graduate of the College of Dental Surgery, India. She has a master’s degree in the specialty of dental public health from Texas A&M, and is a diplomat of the American Board of Dental Public Health. Dr. Bansal has been active both statewide and nationally in her specialty, providing presentations and writing publications about prevention, infection control, community water fluoridation, and other dental public health topics

Dr. Bansal moved with her family to Cedar Rapids in 2011, when she became director of St. Luke’s Dental Health Center (DHC). The DHC is a public health dental clinic providing comprehensive care for children from low income families and disabled people of all ages.

Dr. Bansal is an adjunct professor at the University of IA College Of Dentistry’s Preventive/Community Dentistry department. She teaches residents and senior dental students both at the college and at St. Luke’s DHC.

Dr. Bansal finds great satisfaction in guiding a nervous patient through treatment. She makes it a top priority to extend a personal approach to every patient. Her passion is to provide quality, age appropriate dental care to children and adults.

In her free time, Dr. Bansal and her husband are busy raising their two daughters. She enjoys traveling and is an avid reader.

Cedar Rapids Dentist | Meet the Doctors. JoAnn German Wahle is a Cedar Rapids Dentist.