Dr. Katherine Spellman
Dr. Lauren Patrick
Dr. Patrick is thrilled to join Drs. Elsner and Spellman, her longtime mentors at University Dental. Dr. Lauren Patrick attended Drake University for her undergraduate education and obtained her doctorate at the Creighton University School of Dentistry. With a focus on comprehensive care and treatment, Dr. Patrick enjoys working with patients of all ages and backgrounds. Her primary goal is to create positive experiences through patient education and an engaging team.
A native of Chicago, Dr. Patrick is excited to be a part of the Des Moines community, along with her husband, Kevin, and daughter, Kennedy. Outside of the office, she enjoys exercise, cooking and quality time with family and friends. She is currently a member of the American Dental Association, Academy of General Dentistry and the Iowa Dental Association.