Karen is a lifelong resident of Council Bluffs.  She graduated from Thomas Jefferson High School.  In her spare time, Karen enjoys spending time with her 14 grandchildren, reading, making jewelry and crafts. Karen has 28 years of experience in the dental field as a front desk coordinator.  Karen has worked for Dr. Pinkham since August of 1994.



Laurie was born and raised in Omaha, NE, is the mother of three children, and has three grandchildren.  She has been living in Council Bluffs for more than 25 years. 

Laurie attended Omaha College of Health Careers and graduated with a degree in Dental Assisting in 1989.  She is a registered dental assistant, certified in Expanded Functions, and has worked for Dr. Pinkham since September of 1993.



Samantha was born in Council Bluffs, but grew up and continues to live in Harlan, Iowa.  She has been married to her husband, Joseph, since 2011 and they welcomed their daughter Madison three years later. 

Sam graduated from Harlan High School.  She attended Iowa Western Community College and graduated with a degree in Dental Assisting.  She is a registered dental assistant, a certified dental assistant, and she is also certified in Expanded Functions. Samantha has worked for Dr. Pinkham since March of 2009.


Registered Dental Hygienist

Angie graduated from the University of Nebraska Medical Center College of Dentistry with a Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene in 1988.  She minored in Life Sciences and Psychology.  She is licensed to practice in Iowa, Nebraska and Texas, and has worked for Dr. Pinkham since August of 2002.

Angie grew up in Omaha, but moved to Texas when she married her husband, Bill. Together, they had two kids; Kelsey and Dillon. They moved back to Iowa to be close to family. Angie loves to take pictures, bird watching, taking walks and beach vacations.

Angie is very active in the dental hygiene professional association.  She is the past president of the Iowa Dental Hygienists’ Association and is currently the president of the local dental hygiene component for Northwest Iowa.


Registered Dental Hygienist

Angela graduated in 2009 with an associate degree in Biology from Iowa Western Community College.  She graduated from Iowa Western Community College with an associate degree in dental hygiene in 2011. 

Angela is actively involved with her church, MOPS (Mothers of Preschoolers), and the Iowa Dental Hygiene Association.  Angela enjoys spending time with her husband, Andy, and her two children, Oliver and Amelia.  She also enjoys crafting whenever she has a free moment.

Angela has worked for Dr. Pinkham since November of 2011.