Our Doctor Team

The Dental Center Dentists Cedar Rapids, IA
From left to right: Chris Haganman, DDS, MS; Shannon Hingst, DDS; Brad Stovie, DDS.

The brief descriptions below are designed to familiarize you with our doctor's training, professional credentials and work experience.

Chris Haganman, DDS, MS

Prosthodontist in Cedar Rapids, IA

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Prosthodontist in Cedar Rapids, IA

Dr. Chris Haganman was born in Burlington, Iowa. After graduating from Wapello High School in 1982, he attended The University of Iowa, where he received his higher education:

From 1993 until 1997, he served at The University of Iowa College of Dentistry as a full-time Assistant Professor in the Department of Prosthodontics. During that time, he completed research and published articles relating to dental implants and biomechanics of natural teeth. In 1994, he was presented with the "Instructor of the Year" award.

In April 1997, Dr. Haganman joined The Dental Center as co-owner with Dr. Brad Stovie. As a prosthodontist, Dr. Haganman is an expert at diagnosis, treatment planning, and restorative procedures. He will work closely with you to develope a comprehensive plan to treat your specific dental needs. View Dr. Haganman's Smile Gallery.

Chris has four children - Jenna, Jordan, Kirk, and Luke. They enjoy free time together fishing, boating, hunting, and cheering on the Hawks.

Brad Stovie, DDS

Dentist in Cedar Rapids, IA

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Born right here in Cedar Rapids, Dr. Brad Stovie was a 1984 Regis graduate who went on to Loras College-graduating with a biology major and a chemistry minor. He finished up his formal education at The University of Iowa Dental College in 1992. While in Dental School, he received a research scholarship all four years, was vice president of his class, and his senior year was awarded the Dean's Leadership Award. He joined The Dental Center in 1992 where he enjoys a successful family practice that includes a large number of adult and adolescent orthodontic patients.


Shannon Hingst, DDS

Dentist in Cedar Rapids, IA

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Dr. Shannon joined The Dental Center in 2000 providing general dentistry services as well as sedation dentistry to more anxious patients.  She is specially trained in moderate conscious sedation techniques including oral anti-anxiety medications, nitrous oxide (laughing gas), and intravenous medications.   Her DDS degree was earned at The University of Iowa, followed by a year-long oral surgery internship at LSU where she received her training in sedation as well as additional oral surgery skills.  Dr. Shannon maintains membership in the American Dental Society of Anesthesiology as well as certification in Advanced Cardiac Life Support.   Her passion is helping reduce dental phobia and avoidance of dental care.  


Outside the office Shannon keeps busy with her husband and four children.  School sporting events, camping, gardening, landscaping, and kayaking keep the family busy.  

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