Dr. Koch received her bachelor’s degree in Ecology and Environmental Biology from the University of Michigan. She then continued her education by receiving her master’s degree in Biology from Eastern Michigan University and ultimately completing her dental training at the University of Michigan Dental School. In dental school, she pursued a focus in pediatric dentistry. After dental school, Dr. Koch moved to Chicago to practice.
When not working, Dr. Koch enjoys cooking, traveling, and is a member of a shuffleboard team. She also enjoys playing with her dog, Oliver, and two cats, Ike and Dewey, and spending time with family and friends.
Dr. Koch believes that every patient deserves a great smile and is committed to providing high quality care. She enjoys treating patients of all ages and practicing all aspects of dentistry, but likes to focus on treating children and oral surgery. She is an active member of the Chicago Dental Society, Illinois Dental Society, and the American Dental Association. She is a lifelong learner and enjoys continuing her dental knowledge by regularly attending continuing education courses within these organizations.
Dr. Lauren Koch, DDS
Dr. Rotkvich graduated in the top ten of her class from the University of Kentucky College of Dentistry in 2005. She then completed a General Practice Residency at the University of Kentucky before moving to Chicago to experience all that the big city has to offer. She worked as a dental assistant for six years prior to entering dental school, giving her a total of over 26 years of dental experience. She previously served on the board for Kid's First Dental, a non-profit organization that serves school children in the Appalachian Mountains of Eastern Kentucky.
Dr. Rotkvich enjoys playing piano, biking, Latin dancing, traveling, concerts, and spending time with her family and dog, Cooper. Dr. Rotkvich played tennis for Union College where she obtained her Bachelor's degree in Biology/minor in Chemistry. Since practicing in Chicago, she has appeared twice on the cover of City Chicago Woman Magazine.
Dr. Rotkvich greatly enjoys all aspects of general dentistry from treating young children to performing oral surgery. Her philosophy is to treat each and every patient as if they were family. Dr. Rotkvich has attended Spears Study Club in the past to further advance her knowledge and skills. She has also volunteered at the Free Peoples' Clinic in Chicago, Chicago Cares, and Mission of Mercy.
Gina Rotkvich, DMD