Dr. Pins comes from a family of five in Dubuque, Iowa with roots in John Deere and farming. She is a graduate from the University of Iowa College of Dentistry in 2006 with an emphasis in public health research.
She is co-authored in multiple publications relating to underserved populations. She completed a General Practice Residency at the University of Iowa, worked in Dubuque, IA as an associate in private practice and has been working as a clinician in public health for the past five years. Her emphasis in dentistry is on prevention, education, and tending to special populations, particularly young children. She participates in children's dental health programs locally and enjoys advocating for dental health for all ages.
Her husband, Josh, works for John Deere and is a veteran of the U.S. Army with 10 years of dedicated service. Dr. Pins and her family reside in Eldridge and enjoy being a part of their growing community. They hope to serve the surrounding area both as professionals and as neighbors!
Dr. Pins participates in the Bethany Bus that delivers exams and sealants to kids at their local schools. During Children’s Dental Health Month you will find Dr. Pins or Karen out at daycares and schools educating our little ones about healthy choices and brushing!