Lauren Gordon DDS, MS

Dr. Lauren A. Gordon grew up in Alpharetta, Georgia. She graduated with honors from Howard University in Washington, DC with a B.S. in Biology. Dr. Gordon went on to obtain her of Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from Howard University where she was inducted into the Omicron Kappa Upsilon National Dental Honor Society. While in dental school, Dr. Gordon conducted salivary gland research at the National Institute of Health(NIH)-National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research.

Following dental school, Dr. Gordon chose to continue her training by specializing in orthodontics. She completed a three-year Orthodontic Residency program at the University of Illinois at Chicago where she earned both a Certificate in Orthodontics and Master of Science degree. The focus of her Master’s research was the relationship between obesity and craniofacial size in children and adolescents.

When she is not helping to create beautiful smiles, Dr. Gordon enjoys spending time with her family, friends and her dog Toby!