Dr. Alex

Pediatric Dentist

Dr. Alex Korte is a specialist in pediatric dentistry. She is a board-certified pediatric dentist and a member of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry. As a pediatric dentist, Dr. Alex focuses on infants, children, teens, and any child who is medically compromised or has special needs. Dr. Alex aims to provide the highest level of pediatric dental care for kids of all ages—whatever their needs—in a fun, positive, and safe environment.

Dr. Alex is from Mahtomedi, Minnesota. She has a degree in neuroscience from the University of St. Thomas. She attended Marquette University School of Dentistry and completed her residency at Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin. Dr. Alex is certified through the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry and is a member of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, the American Dental Association, the Michigan Dental Association, and Omicron Kappa Upsilon (the National Dental Honor Society).

During her two-year residency, Dr. Alex received extensive training in behavior management, care for patients with special needs and complex medical conditions, the management of oral and facial trauma, and dental treatment under conscious sedation and general anesthesia. Afterwards, she moved to Memphis, where her husband was working as a dentist in the United States Navy. They relocated to work in Wisconsin for a number of years until deciding to put down roots in Grand Rapids. Dr. Alex officially joined the Mitten Kids Dentistry family in July 2021!

Dr. Alex believes strongly in educating both parents and children about the importance of establishing good oral health habits at an early age and has a passion for working with the families of children with special health care needs. Her goal is to ensure that each of her patients has a positive, successful visit to the dentist, every time they’re here. When she’s not working, Dr. Alex enjoys spending time outdoors or at the lakeshore with her husband Tom and their two kids, Mila and Henry.

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