Pediatric Dentist, Loveland, CO 80538 - Drs. Gerken &  Galm

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Pediatric Dentist, Loveland, CO - Dr. Louis GerkenLouis Gerken, D.D.S. (Lou)

Dr. Lou Gerken was born in Omaha, Nebraska and raised in Denver, Colorado. He is the third oldest child in a family of eleven! After completing undergraduate and dental school at Creighton University (Omaha, Nebraska), he served two years as a Captain in the United States Army offering dental care to soldiers and their families at the Fort Riley base in Kansas. He then obtained his advanced specialty pediatric training at The University of Nebraska Medical Center. After residency in 1979, he and his wife, Becky, moved to Loveland, where they established his practice and raised their three daughters. Dr. Gerken is pleased to call the Sweetheart City his home. In 2014, he celebrated his 35th anniversary of practicing as a pediatric dentist in Loveland. He is proud to be seeing many 2nd generation patients. Dr. Gerken was pleased to have his daughter, Katie (Dr. Galm), join his practice in August 2009. They look forward to providing your child with excellent and compassionate dental care.

Dr. Gerken is happily married to his wife, Becky, who is not only Nana, but babysitter, for their many grandchildren. Together they value their family life, and are very involved with their church. Dr. Gerken is an active part of the Loveland community, serving on the board of the Loveland Community Health Center, as well as the Health Advisory Board of the Thompson R2-J School District. When Dr. Gerken isnít taking care of kidís teeth, he enjoys gardening, traveling, salmon fishing with his brothers in Alaska, golfing with his son-in-laws, and spending time with his family and friends (especially his many grandchildren). Dr. Gerken, and his staff, dedicate themselves to providing the best dental care possible for their patients, ensuring that they have positive and fun experiences while learning to care for their own oral health.



Pediatric Dentist, Loveland, CO - Dr. Katherine GalmKatherine Galm, D.D.S. (Katie)

Dr. Katie Galm was born and raised in Loveland, Colorado. Following graduation from Loveland High School in 2000, she did her undergraduate studies and dental school at Creighton University in Omaha, Nebraska, graduating magna cum laude in 2007. She did her advanced training in pediatric dentistry at The Childrenís Hospital in Denver (2007-2009), where she served as chief resident. Dr. Galm loves the fun and rewarding aspects of working with children and is thrilled to be back in Loveland and practicing with her father! She is pleased to offer in-office IV Sedation and hospital dentistry for our patients.

Dr. Galm and her husband, Rob, have 2 young daughters named Olivia (born in 2009) and Lucy (born in 2012) who fill their lives with so much joy and happiness. Dr. Galm enjoys being close to her family and friends, quilting, cooking, bike-riding, and spending time with her daughters and husband at the swimming pool. Dr. Galm is looking forward to meeting you and helping maintain your childís oral health! She is dedicated to making visits to the dentist a comfortable and positive experience for your child. We want children to leave the office with a smile on their face!
 

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