Dr. Joseph Lechtenberg (RETIRED)
Dr. Joseph Lechtenberg was born and raised in Maquoketa. He graduated from Maquoketa High School in 1977. He attended Loras College in Dubuque for two years and then transferred to the University of Iowa for the remainder of his undergraduate studies. He graduated from the University Of Iowa College of Dentistry in 1990, having served as Junior Class Vice President and Senior Class President.
After graduation, he returned to Maquoketa to join his father's dental practice. With the retirement of Dr. Lechtenberg Sr. in 1996, Dr. Lechtenberg became the sole owner and operator of the practice.
In addition to his college education, Dr. Lechtenberg attends several courses each year to stay up to date with the latest technology. He has a genuine concern for patient comfort and being able to provide beautiful lasting results with a positive dental experience. In 2008, he successfully completed the required course of study in Lasers in Dentistry and became a Cerec Specialist.
Dr. Lechtenberg supports many organizations in the community and has served on Sunshine Preschool and Daycare and Ohnward Fine Arts Center boards. He is a member of the Iowa Dental Association and the American Dental Association.
Dr. Lechtenberg resides in rural Baldwin and has a daughter, Ashley. His hobbies are spending time with his grandchildren, Rylee Jo, Taylor Ann, and Millie Harlan, bicycling, reading and woodworking.
Dr. Lechtenberg retired in October 2019.