Dr. Larry I. Long
Raised in Des Moines, IA, with a childhood dream to be a dentist, Dr. Long pursued his education at the Univeristy of Iowa and graduated from dental school in 1984. He now lives in Clive with his wife and two daughters. In his spare time he enjoys golfing, is active with Des Moines Christian School, where his daughters attend, Valley Evangelical Free Church and going on medical mission trips.
Dr. Long is a member of:
- American Dental Association
- Iowa Dental Association
- Academy of General Dentistry
- Christian Dental Society
- Christian Medical & Dental Association.
Dr. Long founded County Club Dental Care in 1992 and moved to the new facility at 1025 60th Street in 2008.
Dr. Brett C. DeHoogh
Dr. Brett DeHoogh was raised in Clive, IA where he attended West Des Moines Valley High School. He then proceeded to Central College where he pursued a Bachelor of Arts degree in Mathematics and minor in Spanish. During his time at Central he played basketball and was actively involved in Fellowship of Christian Athletes and Campus Ministries. He then felt led by the Lord to pursue a career in dentistry.
Dr. DeHoogh graduated from the University of Iowa dental school in 2012, and joined Country Club Dental Care upon graduation. He received the International Congress of Oral Implantologists & Camlog USA/Schein Dental Predoctoral Achievement Award. He also spent a week doing dental work in Jamaica with Christian Dental Society.
Dr. DeHoogh still enjoys spending time playing basketball, slow pitch softball, and being involved with the Christian community! He enjoys treating kids, as he worked for 10 summers for Kids West daycare.
Dr. Edward L. Fung
Dr. Fung was born in Pottsville, PA. After a few years living abroad, his family returned to the United States and settled in Harlan, IA, in 1971. Growing up in a farming community close to Omaha afforded him the luxury of small town living with the amenities of a larger community. He enjoyed cycling and went on RAGBRAI twice while in high school. Edward graduated in 1984 from Harlan Community High School.
After high school, he attended Creighton University in Omaha, NE, and received his Bachelor’s of Science in Biology in 1988. While at Creighton he was an member of Creighton Crew. Wanting to pursue the academic and research field, Dr. Fung became a research assistant in the Department of Urology at the prestigious Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN.
Edward returned to Creighton University to pursue his Bachelor’s of Fine Arts in Classical Literature and met his future wife. When not studying the classics, he spent his time working out and bartending. After getting a lecture from his mother, he ended his pursuit of the BFA and enrolled at University of Iowa College of Law. While a student at the college, he was a member of the Iowa Law Review and president of the Asian American Law Students Association. His Juris Doctorate was conferred in 1993.
Deciding that the practice of law was not his forte, Dr. Fung entered University of Iowa’s College of Dentistry and graduated with a Doctor of Dental Surgery in 1998. He currently lives in Urbandale with his wife of 16 years and three kids.
Dr. Fung is a member of the American Dental Associate, Iowa Dental Association and the Des Moines District Dental Society. He is also an adjunct instructor at the University of Iowa College of Dentistry, Department of Operative Dentistry. He is licensed in Iowa and Nebraska.
He enjoys spending time with wife and family and all his kid’s activities. In his free time, Dr. Fung enjoys cycling, weightlifting and his motorcycles.
Dr. Jessica Stark
Dr. Jessica Stark grew up on a farm just outside of Osceola, Iowa. She graduated from Iowa State University with a bachelor’s degree in agriculture and then traded her seat in Jack Trice for one in Kinnick to attend the University of Iowa College of Dentistry. She joined Country Club Dental in 2015, and she also practices in our Osceola office, Osceola Dental Care.
Dr. Stark absolutely loves practicing dentistry. She especially enjoys the artistry of creating dentistry that looks natural and lasts. It is her mission to make dental appointments fun for children and comfortable for anxious patients.
Dr. Stark lives in the country just outside of Saint Charles with her husband, Kyle, and their two little boys, Winston and Leland. She enjoys riding horses, acting, cooking, and is an active member of her church family.
Dr. Stark says she could not be more excited to serve alongside Dr. Long, Dr. Fung, Dr. DeHoogh, and the bright, compassionate, and integrity-rich staff of Country Club Dental Care.
Dr. Riley Gray
Dr. Riley Gray graduated from the University of Iowa College of Dentistry and joined Country Club Dental Care in 2021. At Iowa, he was engaged with the leadership team for the American Student Dental Association, participated with the Christian Medical and Dental Association, and volunteered with the Pediatric Dentistry club on campus. He was awarded the Dr. John Kois Prize in Clinical Excellence, the Academy of Osseointegration Outstanding Student in Implant Dentistry, and was the recipient of the Delta Dental of Iowa Foundation Treatment Planning and Documentation Award.
Dr. Gray was raised in West Des Moines where he attended Waukee High School before pursuing a major in Physics at Central College in Pella. He was a co-captain on the football team, senate leader for the school’s student government, active in the Fellowship of Christian Athletes, and served as a student representative to Central’s Board of Trustees.
Dr. Gray feels blessed to return home to serve the West Des Moines greater community by bringing a comprehensive, careful, and caring approach to all his patients. Having been the recipient of much dental work while growing up, he deeply believes in the transformative power of a confident, functional, and healthy smile.
Dr. Gray enjoys spending time with his wife, Emma, and their daughters, Ebbi and Ada. You may see them out exploring trails and parks with their two Bernedoodles, Mali and Benny. Be sure to ask Dr. Gray about some of his (not so) impressive, novice barbequing and grilling recipes!