Dr. Lori Holden is a native Oklahoman. She was born in Oklahoma City in 1972 and was raised
in Norman. She attended Robinson St. Christian School where she was a cheerleader for the football and basketball teams. Dr.
Holden also competed in equestrian events (which she continued throughout her college career).
In 1989, Dr. Holden graduated
from Robinson St. Christian School and headed to the Univeristy of Oklahoma in Norman for college.
During her undergraduate
career, Dr. Holen majored in Zoology and received a Bachelor of Science from OU. Upon her graduation she began working as
a medical/biochemical research scientist before returning to OU to continue her education.
She then attended the University
of Oklahoma College of Dentistry, and graduated in May 2005 with her Doctor of Dental Surgery degree.
While at OU, Dr.
Holden participated in the Pediatric Dentistry Honors Program where she worked with children with complex dental needs. She
also won the American Academy of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology dental student award, was elected into the Omicron Kappa
Upsilon dental honor society, and graduation with distinction from OU's dental college.
Short-term mission work is
also a passion of Dr. Holden's. She has served as a missionary dentist on many occasions- traveling from the Amazon River
Basin to the Andes Mountains of Peru, and also to central Guatemala.
Her hobbies include reading lots of books, watching
OU football games, spending time with her nieces and nephews, and being a mom to her West Highland Terrier, Pippin.
Holden is very excited about developing a happy and healthy relationship with each and every one of her patients. Her belief
is to deliver the best dental care available in a warm and caring environment. Dr. Holden's number one goal is patient
satisfaction and she looks forward to serving the Norman community with these goals in mind.