Dr. Lynn Karr is a native of northwest Indiana. Both she and her husband graduated from Munster High School in 1991. Dr. Karr graduated with honors and was awarded the athlete of the year award in 1991 for her academic and athletic achievements. In 1995, she graduated from Purdue University, West Lafayette with highest distinction. She completed Indiana University School of Dentistry in 1999. Throughout dental school, she was actively involved in outreach programs for children. Some of her experiences included treating children in underserved communities of the Amish in Goshen, IN as well as Aurora, Colorado. Following five years of practice as a general dentist, she went on to further her education and skills and pursue her love of working with children. Dr. Karr embraces children with a welcoming smile and a soft touch. She wants every child to love coming to the dentist and love their smile!
Dr. Lynn Karr attended The University of Illinois at Chicago Hospital Residency Program where she completed her specialty degree in pediatrics. Dr. Karr has been practicing dentistry for over 16 years and resides in her hometown, Munster, with her husband and two young daughters. When she is not buzzing around from softball games, tennis lessons and gymnastics, Dr. Karr enjoys traveling with her family, reading, running and digital scrapbooking.
Dr. Karr offers wonderful comfort care for your child with the added service of anesthesiology. After discussing options for the best patient management of your child with you, you may decide general anesthesia is the best option. Dr. Karr offers calm dentistry right here at her office giving patients VIP treatment without having to go to the hospital. This is allows us to see patients in a timely fashion without the use or expense of an operating room. Parents appreciate the non-intimidating fashion the dental office provides when compared to a hospital setting. Learn more about out favorite board certified dentist anesthesiologist, Dr. Zak Messieha, here. Dr. Karr also holds hospital privileges at Franciscan Healthcare in Munster, IN.