Meet our Team
Mark J. Johnson, DDS
Dr. Mark J. Johnson is a 1980 graduate of the University of Minnesota Dental School. He began his private practice in Richfield that same year and in February of 2010 Dr. Johnson and staff relocated to a new office in Edina.
After 30 years of experience, Dr. Johnson continues to attend numerous classes and seminars to enhance his profession.
He is a strong believer in continuing education as a foundation for the advancement of dentistry. He actively studies and implements state-of-the-art technology in his practice insuring that each patient receives the best care possible.
Dr. Johnson has 2 Golden Retrievers and enjoys any outdoor activity, but especially:
– Kiteboarding (retired)
– Pontoon Captain
– Fishing (water and ice)
– Working out
– Hot Yoga
– Rescuing Golden Retrievers
– His cabin on Ottertail Lake
“I want to help Dr. Johnson’s patients understand their dental insurance. None of us like surprises and the more I can educate patients about their policy the better we all are!”
|Education:||DCTC in Rosemount|
|Joined Mark Johnson Dental:||2013|
|What I love about dentistry:||What I love about working for Dr. Johnson is the compassion that he has for patients. He is truly a good person and a great dentist.
I love watching Dr. Johnson’s patients and their before and after photos.
Dr. Johnson also has a wonderful staff!
|Family/Pets/Hobbies:||Husband Kevin, daughter Kristen, granddaughter Alexis and a cat named Jack.|
|Favorite Minnesota destination:||Lake City, MN!|
|Favorite movie/season/sports team:||Pay It Forward
Green Bay Packers (oh my!)
|Unique skills and other information about me:||I love riding my Harley Davidson Streetglide Special!
My husband and I volunteer for benefits for fallen soldiers and kids with cancer.
I’m proud to be a first time Grandma with my first grandchild, Alexis Marie. My daughter is a wonderful mother!
LDA and CDA
|Hometown:||I am a Michigan transplant. However, I’ve lived in Minnesota so long that I consider this to be “home.”|
|Education:||Hennepin Technical College AAS in Dental Assisting|
|Joined Mark Johnson Dental:||2017|
|What I love about dentistry:||Working with Dr. Johnson and the rest of the team is so rewarding. He truly cares about his patients and is never too busy to chat with them about themselves as well as their dental concerns. The most rewarding part is helping others achieve optimal dental health and helping them regain confidence about their smile.|
|Family/Pets/Hobbies:||My husband Kris and I have 4 children. We have a miniature poodle named Charlie. He’s a rescue dog and completes our family.|
|Favorite Minnesota destination:||Beaches are pretty hard to beat. I also enjoy restaurants – so I don’t have to cook!|
|Favorite movie/season/sports team:||I love winter, which is a good thing since Minnesota winters are so long. I don’t get a lot of time to watch sports, but I have to root for the home teams: Twins, Vikings, Gophers and Lynx.|
|Unique skills and other information about me:||I love DIY house projects. Sometimes I have too many started at one time. I also love to read, run and garden. Anytime I can find time to spend with family and friends is very important to me. I am an active church member and am currently a Sunday School teacher.|
|Education:||Wisconsin Tech and DCTC|
|Joined Mark Johnson Dental:||2016 (worked in dentistry since 2003)|
|What I love about dentistry:||I became interested in dentistry because I have always wanted to be involved in a profession where I am helping people. It is a privilege to work with Dr. Johnson. His compassion, gentle touch and genuine care shines through in all that he does for his patients.|
|Family/Pets/Hobbies:||I have 2 children and a French Bulldog|
|Favorite Minnesota destination:||Northern Minnesota|
|Favorite movie/season/sports team:||Forest Gump|
|Unique skills and other information about me:||In my spare time I enjoy canvas painting, gardening and spending time with family and friends at my cabin in Northern Minnesota.|
|Hometown:||Vietnam, Vung tau City Left Vietnam when I was 9 years old.|
|Education:||Associate, Dental Hygiene from Herzing University
Bachelor, Dental Hygiene from Metro State University
Certified in Restorative Function to place fillings.
|Joined Mark Johnson Dental:||July 6, 2017|
|What I love about dentistry:||The smiles from patients after seeing me. It reminds me how much I love this career.|
|Family/Pets/Hobbies:||I’m married and have 2 dogs (Morkie, Lhasa Apso) and 1 dwarf Polish bunny. I like to ride motorcycles, play tennis, and go ice fishing.|
|Favorite Minnesota destination:||Uptown is always fun!|
|Favorite movie/season/sports team:||I love winter, scary movies, and the Vikings. SKOL!|
|Unique skills and other information about me:||I am bilingual, ambidextrous, gentle, love to smile. I’m afraid of flying.|
Front Desk/Scheduling Coordinator
|Education:||Yavapai College, Prescott, Arizona|
|Joined Mark Johnson Dental:||August, 2017|
|What I love about dentistry:||I love that you can do anything with dentistry. The way dentistry is evolving with new technologies is amazing to me.|
|Family/Pets/Hobbies:||I am engaged and very close to my mother. I adore dogs and rabbits, and actually have a rabbit back home. I love to sing karaoke, study movies, read, and expanding my library.|
|Favorite Minnesota destination:||I have yet to explore Minnesota, but my goal is to visit Duluth and the Lake Superior area.|
|Favorite movie/season/sports team:||Taxi Driver, Fall, and the Vikings|
|Unique skills and other information about me:||When I was younger I used to be able to hit Mariah Carey’s famous high notes. I had a YouTube channel where I took videos singing these high notes that is still up to this day.|