Dr. Reece was born and raised in Nebraska, grew up on a farm near Kearney, and graduated from Pleasanton High School. She completed her undergraduate studies at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln and graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Exercise Science in 2003. Dr. Reece then completed her Doctor of Dental Surgery degree at the University of Nebraska Medical Center College of Dentistry in 2007. After graduating from dental school in 2007, she moved to Anchorage, Alaska, and worked there as a general dentist for 10 years.
In 2018, Dr. Reece’s ties to Nebraska brought her back to Kearney. She opened Advanced Dentistry of Kearney in the dental office formerly owned by Dr. Douglas Holmes (retired).