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Quinn Morarend, DDS, MS

Specializing in periodontics, Dr. Morarend (Morarend Periodontics) is honored and proud to be part of the Dubuque Area dental community.

Born Dubuque, Iowa

Quinn Morarend, DDs, MS, Morarend PeriodonticsEducation

  • Diploma, Dubuque Senior High School
  • Undergraduate studies, Loras College
  • D.D.S., University of Iowa College of Dentistry
  • M.S., Oral Sciences
  • Certificate, Advanced training in Periodontics
  • Diplomat of the American Board of Periodontology

Professional Experience

Initially, after receiving his DDS degree, Dr. Morarend practiced general dentistry for five years before pursuing advanced training in Periodontics. Upon completing his residency in Periodontics at the University of Iowa, he maintained an active private periodontal practice in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, while also serving as an adjunct faculty member in the Department of Periodontics Residency Program at The University of Iowa College of Dentistry and Dental Clinics.

In 2017, he established his Dubuque periodontal practice, Morarend Periodontics & Implant Dentistry.

With almost two decades of professional experience, he looks forward to partnering with you to provide exceptional dental care and put you at ease when you need to see a periodontist.


Married with children, Quinn Morarend’s wife (Cheryl) is Associate Professor, Physician Assistant Program at the University of Dubuque. His son and daughter are involved in basketball, boy scouts, dance, and show choir.

… and in case you’re wondering, Morarend is pronounced: mor-AND’


My wife, children, and I are delighted to now be closer to extended family and are enjoying getting re-acquainted with the Dubuque community. 

— Quinn Morarend, DDS

Lisa (Lumley) Buelow, CDA | Office Manager

Experienced, knowledgeable, caring, and enthusiastic about what she does, Lisa will put you at ease and answer any questions about what to expect, discuss any concerns you might have, explain the maze of insurance claims and payments, and more. She’s your office liaison.

Born Dubuque, Iowa

Lisa (Lumbley) Buelow, CDA, Morarend PeridonticsEducation

  • Diploma, Dubuque Hempstead High School
  • A.S., Kirkwood Community College (Dental Assisting/Assistant)
  • Certified Dental Assistant
  • B.A., Mount Mercy University (Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication)


Lisa Buelow has more than a decade of experience in dental and periodontal dentistry offices as both a dental assistant and an office manager. Her one-on-one patient interactions are always caring and supportive and you’ll find her knowledge of billing and insurance extensive and helpful.


Married to David, who is employed by John Deere DubuqueWorks, they are parents to two active boys.

The Morarend Periodontics & Implant Dentistry Offices