Dr. Lucas Hinke is a general dentist who is from Cedar Falls, Iowa. He attended the University of Northern Iowa where he completed his undergraduate studies.  He continued his education at the University of Iowa where he graduated with his dental degree in 2009.  He began his professional career in St. Louis, Missouri working in Public Health.  After working in Missouri for 5 years, he decided to move back to Iowa and has been practicing dentistry in the Des Moines area since 2015.  Dr. Hinke is excited to have recently started his own practice, Hinke Family Dentistry.

He enjoys hobbies that include playing tennis, hiking, working out and spending time with his wife Megan and their sons Wyatt and Miles

Dr. Hinke and his staff look forward to serving Altoona and the surrounding communities with their dental needs.



Dental Hygienist

Angie graduated from the Dental Hygiene program at DMACC in 1996. With over 22 years of experience, she has truly enjoyed meeting new people and helping her patients improve and maintain healthy smiles.

In her spare time, Angie likes biking, traveling, watching Cyclone sports and spending time with family.  She and her husband are kept busy with their grown children and spoiling their grandchildren.



Dental Assistant

Melanie graduated from the Dental Assisting program at DMACC 26 years ago.  She has worked in the same office her entire career as a Certified, Registered and Expanded Functions assistant.  Melanie loves giving patients their confidence through their smiles.

Melanie likes to spend her free time riding her bike, fishing and spending time outdoors tending to her flowers and garden.