Dr. Fallgatter was raised on a farm south of Steele, North Dakota, and received her Bachelor of Arts degree from Jamestown College in 1996. She attended the University of Minnesota Dental School in Minneapolis, receiving her Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS) degree in 2001. In 2006, she received her master’s degree and specialty certificate in orthodontics from the University of Minnesota. She is a member of the American Association of Orthodontists, American Dental Association, North Dakota Society of Orthodontists and the North Dakota Dental Association. She enjoys biking in her spare time.