Dr. Emily Flesner was born and raised in Cedar Rapids, IA where she graduated from John F. Kennedy High School. She then completed her undergraduate studies at the University of Iowa, where she received a degree in Health Sciences and a minor in Spanish. During her undergraduate years, she was very involved with Chi Omega and was President of the sorority her final year.
She continued her education at the University of Iowa College of Dentistry, where she received her Doctor of Dental Surgery degree in 2017. While in dental school, Dr. Emily was involved with various clubs and organizations, including the American Association of Women Dentists and the Iowa American Student Dental Association. She is currently a member of the American Dental Association and the Academy of General Dentistry and she looks forward to continuing organizational memberships throughout her career.
When not practicing dentistry, Dr. Emily enjoys hanging out with family and friends, spending time outdoors, and trying new restaurants. She is also very passionate about Fitness and enjoys weight lifting, barre classes, and cycling classes. Dr. Emily is engaged to her fiancé, Derek. They will be getting married in August 2020 – so don’t be alarmed when you see a name change! Dr. Emily is proud to call the Des Moines area her home and looks forward to serve this community for years to come!