Meet Our Urbandale Dentists

Dr. Brad Erickson, Dr. Jacob Krehbiel, and Dr. Jacob Gallaher

Dr. Brad Erickson, DDS

Dr. Brad Erickson was raised in Garner, IA. He received his undergraduate and D.D.S. degrees from the University of Iowa. Dr. Erickson has practiced in the Des Moines area since 1997. When not working, Dr. Erickson enjoys hunting, camping and spending time outdoors with his family.

Dr. Brad Erickson is a member of the Iowa Dental Association, American Dental Association, and the Des Moines Dental Association.

Dr. Jacob Krehbiel, DDS

Dr. Jacob Krehbiel was born and raised in Salina, Kansas. Growing up he enjoyed athletics, and played both football and tennis in highschool. He went onto the University of Iowa for his undergraduate degree where he played tennis for the Hawkeyes. Dr. Krehbiel furthered his education at the University of Missouri in Kansas City where he was presented with his degree as a Doctor of Dental Surgery in 2007. He worked as an associate at a private practice in Wichita, Kansas for a year before becoming business partners with Dr. Erickson. Dr. Krehbiel and his wife Erin currently reside in Waukee with their three children. His calming and considerate disposition, combined with his witty nature, makes him a gentle and caring dentist.

Dr. Jacob Krehbiel is a member of the Iowa Dental Association, American Dental Association, and the Des Moines Dental Association.

Dr. Jacob Gallaher, DDS

Dr. Jacob Gallaher was born and raised in the suburbs of Chicago. During his formative years, he discovered a love for sports, particularly football and baseball. After graduating from high school, Dr. Gallaher pursued his academic aspirations at Iowa State University, where he obtained a Bachelor’s degree in Biology. Driven by a desire to make a tangible difference in people’s lives, Dr. Gallaher went on to complete his Doctor of Dental Surgery (D.D.S.) degree at the University of Iowa. Throughout his education and training, Dr. Gallaher displayed a commitment to excellence and a genuine compassion for his patients. He believes in providing comprehensive and personalized dental care, focusing on both preventive measures and advanced treatments to promote optimal oral health, and staying at the forefront of advancements in dental technology.

Dr. Gallaher and his wife, Sami, currently reside in Waukee with their daughter and two cats. With his warm demeanor, exceptional clinical abilities, and dedication to patient care, Dr. Gallaher looks forward to establishing himself at Hickman Family Dental. He is deeply committed to helping his patients achieve healthy, confident smiles, and he takes pride in being a part of their oral health journey.