Dr. Laura Wathen grew up in Bardstown, KY where she graduated from Bardstown High School in 2008. In 2012, she graduated from Western Kentucky University with a Bachelors Degree in Chemistry and Biology, summa cum laude and “Scholar of the College”. She then continued her education at the University of Louisville School of Dentistry, where she earned her DMD degree in 2016.
Dr. Wathen remained in the top 5% of her class through all four years of dental school. During her senior year, she was inducted into Omicron Kappa Upsilon, a National Dental Honor Society who selects students that have shown exemplary character, leadership, and scholarship. She was also awarded the Alpha Omega Scholarship Award, which is presented to the student who has attained the highest scholastic average in the graduating class.
Dr. Wathen resides in Fairhope, AL with her dogs, Baxter and Dolly. She enjoys running, biking, trying new restaurants, and enjoying the beautiful weather of southern Alabama.