Nora Dental Associates Staff

Karen E. Fischer, DDS, FAGD

Dr. Karen E. Fischer was born and raised in Evansville, Indiana. Her father was in the dental field and inspired her to go into dentistry. After pursuing a career in dental hygiene, she decided to go to dental school. She worked her way through dental school, working in dental offices, learning all aspects of dentistry. She was able to observe many dentists in their field and learned hands-on from some of the best.

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Kristen B. Pate, DDS

Dr. Kristen Bonnell Pate graduated from Indiana University School of Dentistry with her Doctor of Dental Surgery degree in 1994. Prior to that, she attended Indiana University for only three years majoring in biology, before being accepted into dental school. She knew from the time she was thirteen years old she wanted to go into the field of dentistry and therefore took an accelerated path in doing so.

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Lauren S. Weddell, DDS, MSD

Lauren S. Weddell, DDS, MSD

Dr. Lauren Weddell was born in Indianapolis, Indiana, and grew up in Carmel, Indiana. Her interest in children inspired her to become a pediatric dentist. She works in private practice and helps the pediatric dental residents at Riley Hospital for Children occasionally.

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James Weddell, DDS, MSD

James Weddell, DDS, MSD

Dr. James Weddell enjoys helping children, teaching and spending time with his family. He was an Associate Professor of Pediatric Dentistry at Indiana University School of Dentistry until retirement. He has had a part-time pediatric dental practice for many years when not teaching pediatric dental residents, dental students, or treating patients at Riley Hospital for Children.

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Amanda
Dental Hygienist


Tomorrow
Dental Assistant


Michelle
Dental Assistant


Sonja
Dental Hygienist