Dr. Pingel graduated with a DDS from University of Iowa College of Dentistry in 2007. She then worked as a fellow associate at the University of Iowa College of Dentistry in the Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Department. She completed her residency in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at University of Minnesota College of Dentistry in 2012.
At the completion of her residency in Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Dr. Pingel joined Great River Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery.
Dr. Pingel is a Diplomate of American Board of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery. She is an active member of the American Dental Academy and the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery.
Dr. Pingel and her husband, Ryan, moved back to Dubuque to be close to family. She enjoys running, traveling, cooking, and shopping.