Meet our Team  

Meet Our  Doctors

Karla  
DENTAL ASSISTANT
I am a Licensed Dental Assistant.  I went to dental assisting school in Mankato & have worked at Carlson Dental since I graduated in 1993.  I am married and have 2 children.





Savannah
DENTAL ASSISTANT

I started working as a Dental Assistant at Carlson Dental in May, 2022.  I graduated from Fairmont High School in 2020.  In my free time I like to spend time with my friends, by boyfriend and my dog!

EXPERIENCE

Our doctors have over 75 years combined experience!


Dr. Fred Carlson is a graduate of Trimont High School & Gustavus Adolphus College.  Following college, he received his dental degree from the University of Minnesota School of Dentistry.  After dental school Dr. Fred served as a Naval Dentist before returning to Fairmont where he established Carlson Dental Office in 1966.

 **Dr. Fred retired in June of 2018 after practicing in Fairmont for 52 years!**


Dr. Paul Carlson is a graduate of Fairmont High School & Gustavus Adolphus College.  Following college, he received his dental degree from the University of Minnesota School of Dentistry.  After dental school in 1996, Dr. Paul moved back to Fairmont to join his father at Carlson Dental Office.  After four years of growth, in 2000 Dr. Paul expaned Carlson Dental office from its location in the Fairmont Medical Center to its current  location in the Victoria State Crossing Building.

Cindy

DENTAL ASSISTANT/FRONT OFFICE
I have been a part of Carlson Dental for over 35 years!  I graduated from Canby Vo-Tech with a dental assistant degree.  Currently I am front desk/office manager.  I am married and have 2 grown children.  During my free time I enjoy watching sports, especially the Minnesota Wild.




Samantha 
RECEPTIONIST
I started to work as a receptionist at Carlson Dental in January, 2022.  I moved to Fairmont in 2020.  I have have three boys who keep me busy with baseball & football.  In my free time I like watching movies, baking and going on road trips!

 


Lisa
DENTAL HYGIENTIST
I am a Registered Dental Hygienist and started working at Carlson Dental in 1996.  I graduated from the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities with a Bachelor of Science degree in Dental Hygiene in 1994.  I first worked in downtown St. Paul before moving to Fairmont in 1996.  I am married and have two children & a rescue dog, Payton.   




Jill
DENTAL HYGIENIST
I am a Registered Dental Hygienist.  I graduated from the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities with a Bachelor of Science degree in Dental Hygiene in 1999.  I have worked at Carlson Dental since 2018.  I am married and have 3 children.​  




LaNelle
DENTAL HYGIENIST
Hi, my name is LaNelle. I am a Registered Dental Hygienist and I started working at Carlson Dental in 2020.  I received my degrees from Bethany Lutheran College and Minnesota State University in Mankato.  When I am not at work, I love raising our six children, walking our dog, and spending time with family and friends.