About Us



Dr. Erin McLaughlin-Harkin was born and raised in Iowa and is proud to announce the opening of Erin Dental P.C. in Clive, Iowa.

Dr. McLaughlin-Harkin graduated from Iowa State University with a Bachelors of Science degree with a double major in Genetics and Psychology. Graduated from the University of Iowa with a Doctorate of Dental Surgery Degree in 2007. She has been practicing dentistry in private practice in Des Moines and Pleasant Hill since graduating from dental school.
Jon Paul, her husband, works for the U.S. Army National Guard and is a massage therapist. He has served in both Kuwait and Iraq.
Dr. McLaughlin-Harkin is a member of the Des Moines Dental District, Iowa Dental Association, and American Dental Association. Erin is also a member of the Clive Chamber of Commerce.
She enjoys spending time with family and traveling. She is excited to open a practice close to where she was raised.
Dental Assistant

Amy was raised in Linden, Iowa and graduated from Panorama High School in 2000.  She currently resides in West Des Moines.  Amy received her dental assisting license in 2006.  She loves learning new dental procedures and interacting with patients and their families.  In her spare time Amy enjoys cheering on the Hawkeyes, being outdoors, and spending time with family and friends.

Dental hygienist 

Lynae grew up in West Fargo, ND, and graduated from West Fargo high school in 2008. She continued her education at Minnesota State Community and Tech college and received her degree in dental hygiene in 2012. Lynae recently moved to the Des Moines area and is excited to be a part of Erin Dental.