Dr. Lauren Gordon


University of Illinois at Chicago

What (or who) inspired you to get into dentistry? How so?

My own experiences as a dental patient myself helped to ignite my interest in dentistry.

What’s the most rewarding part of your job?

The relationships I get to form with patients throughout their time in braces.

What famous person (alive or dead) is your dream dental patient? Why?

Issa Rae! She has a great smile and a great sense of humor.

What’s your dream toothpaste flavor?

Key lime pie with a graham cracker crust!

When I’m in the patient chair, I’m probably grooving to {blank} in my headphones.

The perfect mix of new & old school Atlanta hip-hop

What’s something that really, really, really makes you smile? Like, really?

My family

Additional Education
MS in Oral Sciences
University of Illinois at Chicago