Dr. Mara Ganim grew up in Cincinnati, Ohio. She finished her undergraduate education at Coastal Carolina University outside of Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. She earned her Doctor of Medicine in Dentistry (DMD) degree from the University of Louisville School of Dentistry. After dental school, she completed a residency in advanced education in general dentistry at SIUE and then her residency training in pediatric dentistry at St. Louis University. She was a part of SLU’s first pediatric residency class which was associated with Cardinal Glennon Children’s Hospital. Through her training she gained valuable experience working with kids with special health care needs.
Dr. Mara is a member of the American Dental Association, American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, Missouri Dental Association, and St. Louis Dental Society. She is also a member of the Young Dentist’s group through the St. Louis Dental Society.
Dr. Mara wants to make sure your child has an enjoyable dental experience. Dr. Mara likes to have fun while providing excellent care. You might catch her singing and dancing while working, so you may want to bring your ear plugs! Her goal is to have every child leave with a smile. Dr. Mara and her husband, Bryan, live in St. Louis where they enjoy going to Cardinals and Blues games. They also spend lots of time outside with Weller the Golden Retriever and their new baby, Brooks!