Lisa
DENTAL HYGIENTIST
I am a dental hygienist. I graduated from the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities with a BS 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 dental hygienist.  I graduated from the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities with a BS in Dental Hygiene in 1999.  I have worked at Carlson Dental since 2018.   I am married and have 3 children.​




LaNelle
DENTAL HYGIENIST
I am a dental hygienist.  I have worked at Carlson Dental since 2020.  I am married and have 5 children.


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.




Kierra
RECEPTIONIST
 I started working for Carlson Dental in 2020.  I am a graduate of Grenada High School &  I graduated from Iowa Lakes college in 2020 with a degree in business management and administration. I work in the front office as a  receptionist.  I am in charge of the Hygienists schedules and greet our patients when they arrive.  During my free time my fiancé Trevor and I enjoy racing, traveling and hanging out with family and friends.


 

Meet our Team  

Karla
DENTAL ASSISTANT
I am currently a chair side assistant for Dr. Paul.  I went to dental assisting school in Mankato & have corked at Carlson Dental since I graduated in 1993.




Michelle
DENTAL ASSISTANT
I am a chair side assistant/swing assistant.  I went to dental assisting school in Mankato & have worked at Carlson Dental Office since I graduated in 1997.


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