Meet your Dentist

Dr. Daniel Binkowski, fondly referred to as “Dr. B” by his patients, is a general dentist who is licensed to provide IV sedation dentistry through Story City Dental. Since 2011, Dr. Binkowski has immersed himself in dentistry, and he plans to do so long into the future.

Training and Education

Dr. Binkowski graduated from Creighton University School of Dentistry, after receiving an Air Force Health Professions scholarship. He continued his education during his active duty in the Air Force from 2011 to 2015, where he was commissioned as a Captain. He spent an extra year learning clinical procedures from several board-certified specialists in the Air Force’s Advanced Education in General Dentistry program at Offutt AFB in Omaha. He was ranked one of the top residents in his class for his clinical ability and treatment planning capabilities, as well as treating multidisciplinary complex dental cases. After, he volunteered for an assignment at a clinic in Eielson AFB in Alaska, where he provided a variety of dental services to the active duty population, such as the removal of fully impacted wisdom teeth, periodontal surgery, endodontics, prosthodontics and IV sedation.

A Different Kind of Dentist

Dr. Binkowski is bringing a wide array of clinical skills into private practice. Patients at Story City Dental can expect to receive comprehensive dental care all under the Story City Dental roof, without hardly ever needing to be referred. And as the only general dentist in the Central Iowa area to offer IV sedation, Dr. Binkowski can help you overcome any fears or anxieties that keep you from the dental health you deserve.

Get to Know Dr. B

Dr. Binkowski values building long-term relationships with his patients. To start, here are a few things you may not know about your dentist:

  • He received a BS and PhD in biochemistry at Iowa State University, where he also swam for the Cyclones `
  • His passion for dentistry embodies his love of art, materials and biological sciences
  • Dr. Binkowski met his wife, Kelly, at Iowa State University and married her in 2004
  • He and his wife are proud parents to four beautiful girls, Autumn, Addyson, Piper and Zoe
  • When he’s not practicing dentistry or enjoying the company of family, he likes to travel and fish

Our Team


At a young age, I knew I wanted to be a dental hygienist. I enjoy educating patients and providing them with great dental care in a comfortable setting. Away from work, I enjoy spending time with my soon-to-be husband, Kyler, and we are obsessed with our blue heeler, Tilly. We love to be outside going on long motorcycle rides, boating and playing fetch with Tilly. I enjoy crafting, all things coffee, going to the farmers market and tending to my flower garden.

Taylor Holland

Dental Hygienist

I graduated from the Dental Assistant program at DMACC in 2012. I live in Story City with my husband, dachshund and two cats. I enjoy spending time with my family and friends, camping, kayaking, softball, photography and target shooting. I’m a great listener and love building relationships with my patients.

Nicole Funk

Expanded Function Dental Assistant

I have always enjoyed working with people. This is truly my passion helping our patients. I love making patients feel comfortable and welcome when they come through the door.
When I am not at work I love spending time with my husband Aric, and my son Sawyer and our two vizsla dogs Huck and Daisy. I love shopping and going to wine tastings. We enjoy spending time outside camping and gardening, and love concerts and spending time with friends and family. We have a woodworking business.

Suzie Jurgensen

Receptionist and Insurance Specialist

Professional Memberships

It’s important to Dr. Binkowski that you feel comfortable and at ease when you visit the dentist. He stays up-to-date with the latest dental technologies and dental techniques as a member of these associations: