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 on the Board of the Rotary Club of Wabasha and is a member of the City of Wabasha Planning Commission.

Our Staff

Kathy, Clinic Coordinator

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 6 grandchildren. Their family enjoys camping and horseback riding. Kathy keeps busy reading, biking and hiking.

MJ, Clinic Coordinator

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.

“Your customer doesn’t care how much you know until they know how much you care.” -Damon Richards

Brittany, Patient Care Coordinator

Brittany joined our team in 2012. She performs many functions around the office including chair-side 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 with her husband Jason and their dog Veda, boating on the river and relaxing with her friends and family.

“I love being a part of this amazing team, everyday brings something exciting and new!”

Emily, LDH

Emily is thrilled to join Wabasha Dentistry to help the team manage both clinical and operational aspects of the practice. For the last decade Em worked for Bloomington-based HealthPartners Institute as a Principal Project Manager providing strategic and operating support to federally sponsored research projects funded by the National Institutes of Health’s National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research (NIDCR). Emily is also a Registered Dental Hygienist and completed her BS at the University of Minnesota’s School of Dentistry in 2008. The best part of her research role was working with dental teams across the Midwest to conduct practical research on important questions that can be answered in real world dental settings.

Em is passionate about the health and vibrancy of Wabasha County and the surrounding region. She was elected Wabasha’s mayor in 2019. She is a member of the National Eagle Center Board of Directors, the United Way Goodhue, Wabasha, Pierce Counties Board of Directors past-Chair of the Wabasha Heritage Preservation Commission, past Vice Chair of the St. Felix School Advisory Board, and a member of the multi-denominational Faith In Action Committee addressing community hunger and healthy food gaps for area residents. Emily and her husband Scott and two young children love living in Wabasha and enjoy the many wonders on and near the beautiful Mississippi River.

Molly, LDH

Molly joined Wabasha Dentistry in 2020 with several years of experience in the dental field. Originally from Alma, Wisconsin, she and her husband are excited to be building a home for their growing family in Wabasha, Molly enjoys spending time with her close-knit family and making many memories. She is excited to continue to meet patients as her and her family get established in Wabasha. Outside of the dental office, you can find Molly on the river, playing sand volleyball and cheering on the Packers!

Amanda, LDH

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 rabbits Simon & Stewart and has a large fresh water fish tank. In her spare time she enjoys going to local wineries, being with friends, reading and going 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.”

Kylie, LDH

Kylie joined our team in the Summer of 2022. She lives in Nelson with her husband and their 5 year old daughter. In her free time Kylie and her family enjoy horseback riding, fishing, hunting, boating and traveling to her hometown of Bayfield, WI. Kylie is very passionate about Dental Hygiene and is excited to be a part of the Wabasha Dentistry Family.

Johonna, LDA

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 her family & friends. She also enjoys boating and traveling with her family.

“I enjoy working with the staff and interacting with patients!”

Stacey, LDA, CDA, CDIPC, DISPIC

Stacey joined the team in August 2021. She has been working in the dental field since 2017. Since earning her certification and licensure in 2018, she became focused on the safety of her coworkers and patients. This has earned her the Liz Koch Scholarship, certified her in Dental Infection Prevention and Control, certified in Dental Industry Safety Prevention Infection and Control, and OSHA Standards. “I want to provide the safest environment, but yet have our patients feel welcome and heard.” Stacey and her husband, Ryan moved to Dumfries in 2012 and have two daughters, Kianna and Reagan. Outside of the dental office, you could find Stacey on the trails of the Zumbro Bottoms with one of her many favorite horses, swimming in the sun, sledding behind the house, and working out in her home.

Ashley, LDA, RF

Ashley joined Wabasha Dentistry in 2020 after a successful clinical internship. Ashley hails from nearby Nelson, Wisconsin, and is all about helping others and making a difference. She chose this career path due to dentistry continuing to evolve and it’s variety. Ashley is very excited about interacting with and educating patients of all age groups on the importance of oral and overall health. Ashley enjoys capturing an instant out of life in photography, coffee dates with her best friends, exploring new places, shopping, and spending much needed time with her loved ones.

“There are thousands of languages in the world, but a smile speaks them all.”
-anonymous