Dr. Lana McDermott


Dr. Lana McDermott joined the West Side Dental family in 2011 after she graduated from the University of Iowa College of Dentistry. She is also a graduate of Luther College (‘07) and is active in the Decorah community.

Dr. McDermott maintains her certification as a CEREC® doctor (Chairside Economical Restoration of Esthetic Ceramics) and is also a preferred provider for Invisalign® clear orthodontic aligners. In addition to general dentistry, Dr. McDermott recently received training and certifications with the AAFE (American Academy of Facial Esthetics) for Botox, Dermal Fillers, and TMJ & Facial Pain Therapy Techniques.

Dr. McDermott maintains the following memberships and associations:

  • American Dental Association
  • Iowa Dental Association
  • Dubuque Regional Dental Association
  • NE Iowa Dental Study Club
  • Decorah Area Chamber of Commerce

When not practicing dentistry, Dr. McDermott and her husband, Patrick, enjoy going on outdoor adventures and traveling with their three children, Lottie, Mack, and Dane. She loves spending quality time with friends and family, and appreciates a good cup of coffee, shopping, and interior decorating at her home.

Dr. McDermott loves to see patients of all ages and is especially focused on providing nurturing care to pediatric patients and helping patients to achieve their optimal smile with esthetic dentistry.