Dr. Tom Bieber
Dr. Bieber is the son of Dr. Rae Bieber, who started the practice in 1956. Dr. Bieber was raised in Clear Lake and was very active in wrestling, becoming the second wrestler to win a state championship from Clear Lake's program. He went on to wrestle collegiality at Utah State University.
Following his undergraduate studies, Dr. Bieber attended the University of Iowa College of Dentistry. He became active in the dental fraternity of Delta Sig and took the position of house manager for the fraternity. He kept the house operational as it provided housing for many dental students. While in dental school he earned the "Excellence In Operative Dentistry" award, which only goes out to one student per year. Dr. Bieber also met his wife, Lisa, while attending dental school. Following graduation, the two came back to Clear Lake to join his father, Rae. Tom and Lisa have two children, Joe and Matt. Joe is involved in outreach ministries in California. Matt is enrolled in the University of Iowa College of Dentistry and will be graduating in June 2020.
In his spare time, Dr. Bieber enjoys hunting, fishing, and doing all things outdoors at his farm near Pilot Knob. His other huge passion has become his involvement in the development, construction, and operation of a dental clinic at The Consolation Center Orphanage in Les Cayes, Haiti.
Dr. Liz Kennedy
Dr. Liz Kennedy is a general dentist and graduate from The University of Iowa College of Dentistry and Dental Clinics. Originally from Wisconsin, Dr. Kennedy received a bachelor’s degree in biology at the University of Wisconsin, Platteville, where she graduated Summa Cum Laude.
At Iowa, Liz was an active participant in student organizations serving as the treasurer of the dental fraternity, Delta Sigma Delta, and as the class representative for the Iowa chapter of the American Student Dental Association. During her dental school career, she spent her summer and holiday vacations gaining extra experience working as a house staff clinician in the emergency and surgery dental clinics on campus. Giving back to the community has always been very important to Liz and during her time in undergrad and dental school she participated in Wisconsin’s and Iowa’s Mission of Mercy events to provide free dental care to those in need. In the future she plans to join Dr. Bieber and his team in providing care in Haiti.
Dr. Kennedy was drawn to dentistry at an early age due to her own experiences at the dental office, and as a dentist, she strives to connect with patients and make dental appointments an enjoyable experience. Liz believes strongly in the value of continuing education and is interested in expanding her knowledge in the fields of implant dentistry and orthodontics.
In her spare time, Liz enjoys running, reading and practicing yoga. She also likes to travel to Madison, Wisconsin to visit her family and dogs when time allows. Dr. Liz is very excited to be a part of the team at Lake Dental Associates and get to know the wonderful people of Clear Lake, Iowa!
~Coming Summer 2020- Dr. Matthew Bieber~