Dr. Leslie Spangler grew up in Eau Claire and graduated from Memorial High School. She then moved to Madison and completed her undergraduate degree from the University of Wisconsin – Madison in Medical Microbiology and Immunology with highest honors. While pursuing her studies rigorously, she also enjoyed her time as a trumpet player in the Wisconsin Marching Band.
Following graduation, Dr. Spangler moved across the border to Minneapolis to attend dental school at the University of Minnesota. There she developed a passion and skill in the area of endodontics (root canals), periodontics (gums) and pediatrics. Upon graduating from dental school, she immediately returned home to Wisconsin and the Chippewa Valley.
Today, Dr. Spangler lives in Altoona with her husband, Bill, three young children, Sylvia, Nolan, Charles and black Labrador, Stella. When not seeing patients, Dr. Spangler enjoys long distance running, reading, and following Wisconsin Badger sports. She is a member of the American Dental Association, Wisconsin Dental Association, Northwest District Dental Society, Seattle Study Club, Chippewa Valley Study Club.