Dr. Katie O’Gorman was born and raised in northwest Reno and she loves everything about the high sierra. She graduated from Bishop Manogue Catholic High School and continued her education at the University of Nevada, Reno with receiving her BS in Biology in 2009. Dr. O’Gorman went on to receive her DDS at the University of Michigan, School of Dentistry in 2013 and she then completed a General Practice Residency at the University of California, San Francisco in 2014. Dr. O’Gorman is thrilled to be back in Reno serving the community she loves!
Dr. O’Gorman is an active member of the American Dental Association, the Nevada Dental Association and the Northern Nevada Dental Society. She has also been a member of a Spear Study Club for 5 years that meets monthly with dentists and dental specialists from the Reno/Sparks area to discuss all facets of dentistry and new and exciting procedures, technology and treatments. They travel every year to the prestigious Spear Learning Campus in Arizona to attend courses with dentists from all over the country.
To provide the best quality care to her patients, Dr. O’Gorman’s mission as a dental provider is to improve her patients’ lives by helping them to understand and achieve optimal oral health. She strives to practice empathy, kindness, patience, and clinical excellence every day. Her forte is her ability to connect with her patients and build lasting and meaningful relationships, treating every patient as if they are her family.
Reno is home for Dr. O’Gorman and she enjoys life with her best friend, Luke, whom she married in June 2019, and their two adorable dogs: a Chocolate Labrador named Sanka and a Charcoal Labrador named Greta. She enjoys traveling, wine tasting, hiking, snowshoeing, adventures with her husband and their dogs, singing, live music, and spending time with friends and family. Dr. O’Gorman is also very close with her mom and her 3 brothers and has a huge extended family that all reside in the Reno area.