Dr. Scott H. Durand
Scott H. Durand, D.D.S. joined Wabasha Dentistry in July of 2012. Born in Park Falls, Wisconsin, Dr. Durand was raised in Richfield, Minnesota. He studied civil engineering at Illinois Institute of Technology in Chicago and architecture at the University of Minnesota. He spent a number of years in the residential architecture field before pursuing dentistry and still enjoys exercising skills attained with constant projects around the house. While attending the University of Minnesota School of Dentistry, Dr. Durand is an active member of several state and national dental organizations that promote lifelong professional education. He enjoys ALL aspects of general dentistry and is thankful for the opportunity to provide comprehensive care to our patients. Dr. Durand lives in Wabasha with his wife Emily, daughter Thea and son Heller. The Durands feel very fortunate to have the opportunity to live in this vibrant community. Dr. Durand currently serves as the President of the River Junctions Arts Council, a board member of the School of Dentistry Alumni Society, a member of Wabasha Rotary, and as a member of the City of Wabasha Planning Commission.
Dr. Robert J. Mann
Dr. Robert J. Mann attended the University of Michigan and graduated with honors from the University of Minnesota with a Bachelor Degree in Science. He then received his D.D.S. Degree, with high distinction, from the University of Minnesota Dental School. Dr. Mann is active in local, state and national dental health organizations. He is also very involved in community schools and activities and he has conducted his practice of family dentistry in Wabasha for over 25 years. He and his wife, Linda, have four grown sons and two grandsons.
Dr. Mann is experienced as a guest lecturer. He has given many presentations on all aspects of dentistry. If you would like such a service, please contact our office. We also provide office tours for pre-school and school-age children; of course adults are welcome, too!
"If you have any dental concerns or questions, just call. We care and are here to help"
Janet started her career as a Dental Hygienist with Wabasha Dentistry in 1994 and continues to improve her skills and knowledge by participating in several continuing education classes at the University of Minnesota throughout the year. Janet and her husband, Scott, have 2 children, Haley and Hayden. Janet enjoys spending time with family and friends. Always very active, she enjoys running, shopping, vacationing and boating on the river.
"Working in a private practice has given me the opportunity to establish a close relationship and special bond with all my patients."
Amanda has been a Dental Hygienist since 2012, prior to her hygiene career she practiced as a dental assistant. She continues to further her education with multiple continuing education courses, so rest assured she can be as updated as possible for her patients. Amanda enjoys working with people and providing them with the oral care they need. Her philosophy is to treat patients like friends and family as she understands that coming to the dentist can be difficult for some people and she wants to make their visit as comfortable as possible. Amanda currently lives in her hometown of Cochrane, Wisconsin with her husband Peter, her pet rabbit Simon and her large fresh water fish tank. In her spare time she enjoys going to local wineries, being with friends and going on the river.
We are proud that Johonna began her career at Wabasha Dentistry when she was just 15 years old! She started working after school and summers, decided on a career in dentistry, and has been a Licensed Dental Assistant since 2002. Johonna is married and keeps busy with 2 children. She likes spending time with family and friends and scrapbooking.
"I enjoy working with the staff and interacting with patients!"
Jen joins us with 19+ years assisting in Minnesota. New to Wabasha Dentistry in 2016. Jen was excited to join private practice dentistry coming from corporate dentistry. Jen has 2 children and currently lives in Wisconsin, however plans on moving to Wabasha area eventually. Jen enjoys spending time with her kids & dog (Bella), doing anything on a whim and is always looking for new adventures. Traveling is her family’s favorite thing to do.
Kathy greets patients at the reception desk and keeps the business office running smoothly. She had the unique experience of working clinically before moving to the front desk. This experience and knowledge has helped her become a very valuable asset to our office. Kathy and her husband have 3 adult children and 4 grandchildren. Their family enjoys camping and horseback riding. Kathy keeps busy reading, biking and hiking.
Brittany joined our team in 2012. She performs many functions around the office including chairside assisting, patient care coordinator, social media and marketing. We appreciate Brittany’s endless smile and positive attitude. In her free time, Brittany enjoys spending time on the river and relaxing with friends and family.
" I love being a part of this amazing team, everyday brings something exciting and new!!" .
MJ joins us with 25+ years of experience in office support. After growing up in Kellogg and then living in the twin cities, she and Dennis returned to Wabasha to raise their family. MJ and Dennis have three children and love being part of a community with so much to offer. She enjoys their children’s activities, boating, and golfing. Dentistry is a new field for MJ, but she is super excited to be a part of this amazing team.
"Your customer doesn't care how much you know until they know how much you care." -Damon Richards