Staff

Edward Gracza, DDS

Dr. Ed Gracza grew up on the west side of the Minneapolis-St.. Paul metro area.   He received his Bachelor’s Degree and  Doctor of Dental Surgery  Degree from the  University of Minnesota,   graduating from dental school in 1988.  He continued on at the U of M for one year completing a residency in general practice and hospital dentistry.

AW8A3182.CR2011From 1989 to 1994 Dr. Gracza served as a Commissioned Officer in the US Public Health Service,  for fours years in Alaska and one year in North Dakota, providing dental care in remote locations to American Indians and Alaska Natives.   He served with his wife Jane,  and they both loved the experience and think back onit often.

In 1994 Dr Gracza moved with his growing family to the Roseau area to join Dr Robert Larson and  staff .  Finally in 2001 he and Jane bought the practice in Karlstad which they maintain along with the newer Roseau practice.

Dr Gracza is a long standing member of the Academy of General Dentistry and the International Association for Orthodontics.  He enjoys the challenges of his profession and is excited about what technology is contributing to dentistry and the ways it can benefit our clients, especially in the fields of  orthodontics and implant prosthetics.

Dr Gracza loves the outdoors,  backpacking,  hockey,  snowboarding,  hunting  and playing his Mandolin.

 

Jane Gracza, DDS

Dr. Jane Gracza grew up in Duluth, Minnesota.   She graduated from  Duluth East High School in 1978 and from St Olaf College in 1982 with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Biology.   She attended dental school at the University of Minnesota, graduating in 1988.

AW8A3192.CR2021After working in private practice as an associate for one year she served as a Commissioned Officer of the US Public Health Service,  for four years in Alaska and one year in North Dakota ,  providing dental care for American Indians and Alaska natives .

 

 

 

 

MaryAnn Wollin, RDH

MaryAnn Wollin has more than 20 years of experience in Dental  Hygiene.   She graduated from Grygla High School  and then attended Union College in Lincoln,  Nebraska where she completed a two year program in pre-dental hygiene.

AW8A3198.CR2027She  studied for two more years at the North Dakota State College of Science in Wahpeton and graduated with a degree in Dental Hygiene.

MaryAnn has a great sense of humor.  She has five daughters and enjoys traveling, swimming, camping and going to music concerts.   Her favorite place to be is at a beach on the ocean.

 

 

Amy Rominski, RDH

AW8A3204.CR2033Amy has practiced dental hygiene for 12 years, before that as a dental assistant for many years.  She loves her job.   She is very busy these days working full time,  helping her husband when she can and  raising three children.  She enjoys the outdoors,  gardening, fishing, camping and spending time with her family.

 

 

 

Holly Kalinowski, CRDA, General Manager

AW8A3177.CR2006Holly coordinates the many details needed to run two dental clinics.  It’s amazing what she accomplishes in a day, and yet she  is always calm and supportive to patients and staff.    She fillsmany roles whether it’s assisting chairside or processing insurance claims.   Holly has been with us since the beginning in 2001.    She loves to cook, read and travel.   Holly has raised two kids and lives with her husband Tim near Lake Bronson.

 

 

 

Jessie Jacobson,  CRDA

AW8A3185.CR2014Jessie is very skilled at her work and has many years of experience in dentistry. She got her Dental assisting degree from Bemidji Technical College in 1991.        Jessie loves to  visit with clients and is always very warm and positive.   She, her husband Murray and their three kids live on their farm west of Greenbush where they raise cattle and grain farm.

 

 

Carla Nyflot,   Medical SecretaryCarla_Portrait

Carla has many years experience working with medical and dental records,  serving her native town of Karlstad as well as the surrounding communities.    Carla is very devoted to her community  and family.   She often travels with her husband Jeff to Madison, MN where she can spend time with her grandchildren.

 

 

 

 

  Nola Hilde, CRDA

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Nola is very kind and patient with everyone.    A native of Karlstad she has served her community for over 20years in the dental profession.     She enjoys discovering the many bicycle trails in Minnesota with her husband Mike.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Kelsey Helling,  Receptionist,  Dental Assistant

Kelsey has 5 years of experience working in the dental field. She received her Dental Assisting degree from Minnesota State Community and Technical College of Moorhead, MN in 2011.  Kelsey lives in Karlstad with her husband and two kids. She enjoys spending time with her family and barrel racing.

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