Dr. Gutenberg was born and raised in southern California. She completed her undergraduate education at the University of Redlands where she obtained a Bachelor of Arts degree in biology with minors in chemistry and Spanish. In continuing her education, Dr. Gutenberg attended Loma Linda University School of Dentistry in southern California where she received her Doctor of Dental Surgery. While attending Loma Linda University, she participated in dental mission trips to Orange Walk, Belize, Pacoima, California, and Mecca, California. During her dental training, she completed a pediatric dentistry internship at Harvard School of Dental Medicine. She then received a Master of Science in Dentistry degree and completed a pediatric dentistry residency program at Loma Linda University School of Dentistry. Dr. Gutenberg was thrilled to become a first time mom in May of 2019 when she had her son, Uriah.  Dr. Gutenberg is just as excited to announce the birth of her daughter, Elle, in March of 2021.  Dr. Gutenberg’s husband, Dr. Riste Simnjanovski, is a former dean at California Baptist University and is currently a Professor of Public Administration.  She and her husband enjoy spending time with their children, traveling, and reading. Dr. Lauren is thrilled to be providing quality and compassionate dental care to children in southern California.

Dr. Gutenberg is a board-certified pediatric dentist and is a member of the following organizations and societies:

Palm Springs Location

490 S. Farrell Drive, Suite C-101
Palm Springs, CA, 92262

(760) 320-7621

Yucca Valley Location

7144 Airway Avenue,
Yucca Valley, CA 92284

(760) 365-4400