Dr. Spence grew up in Texas and graduated from the University of Texas at Austin in 2003 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Nutrition. While completing her undergraduate degree, Dr. Spence worked as a dental assistant near campus. It was there that she discovered her passion for dentistry and for caring for patients. Dr. Spence was admitted to the University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine, and earned her Doctorate of Dental Medicine in 2007. Upon completion of her education Dr. Spence and her husband decided to make the Chicagoland area their home. Dr. Spence and her husband, Adam, have two daughters, Nora and Amelia, and energetic dog named Sammi. When not practicing dentistry Dr. Spence enjoys spending time with her family, reading, and exploring Chicago and it’s surrounding suburbs.