Meet our Team
Dr. 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!
“Building special relationships with our patients makes me feel happy and proud!”
|Hometown:||St. Paul, MN|
|Education:||CNA Certified Nursing Assistant – Long Term Care
St. Paul Vocational Technical Institute
|Joined Mark Johnson Dental:||2010|
|What I love about dentistry:||I love the before and after photos of Dr. Johnson’s work. Seeing our patients come in with not so perfect smiles and leave with beautiful smiles and tons of confidence!|
|Family/Pets/Hobbies:||I have a husband Stan, daughter Taylor, and son Dillon. One awesome dog, Rocky & a cockatiel named Starlight!
I love watching movies with my family and getting together with family and friends to watch the Vikings, Timberwolves, and Wild!
I also love to shop, cook, and decorate.
|Favorite Season /sports team:||Fall
Licensed Dental Assistant
|Hometown:||Ham Lake, MN|
|Joined Mark Johnson Dental:||2004|
|Why I chose dentistry:||I loved going to the dentist as a kid.|
|What I love about dentistry:||Educating people on why good oral care is so important and helping people become confident with their smiles|
|Family/Pets/Hobbies:||Married with one daughter, two cat’s and one dog. Hobbies are playing soccer, gardening, making stained glass|
Licensed Dental Assistant
“Talking and getting to know patients are my favorite parts of working at Dr. Johnson’s!”
|Joined Mark Johnson Dental:||1984, I have worked in all three of Dr. Johnson’s practices!|
|Associations:||I’m a member at Oakwood Church, involved with various clubs and Bible studies. I volunteer in the Nursery and on committees.|
|Why I chose dentistry:||Some people look at eyes, I look at teeth. I love to assist Dr. J and improve patients smiles!|
|Family/Pets/Hobbies:||I’ve been married to my husband, Dale, for 29 years. My son Jon currently at the U of M for Physical Therapy. My daughter Jessica is a senior at UWEC with majors in Elementary Education and Spanish. Jessica married Aaron this summer, so I now have a son-in-law.|
Licensed Dental Hygienist
|Hometown:||St. Joseph, MN|
|Education:||Herzing University in Crystal MN|
|Joined Mark Johnson Dental:||April 8th, 2015|
|Why I chose dentistry:||Seeing the same patients at each appt. – you can really get to know them! And dentistry allows more confident smiles in patients.|
|Family/Pets/Hobbies:||Pets: Goldendoodle named Clyde
Hobbies: Fishing, cooking, boating, volleyball, and spending time with family and friends.
|Favorite Minnesota destination:||Longville – or any lake!|
|Favorite movie/season/sport:||I love fall and all the beautiful colors.|
Licensed Dental Hygienist
|Education:||Argosy University Eagan, MN|
|Joined Mark Johnson Dental:||August 2015|
|Why I chose dentistry:||The confidence a healthy smile brings the patients.|
|Family/Pets/Hobbies:||I married my husband, Kirk, in 2010. In my free time, I show my dogs – Great Danes – in conformation & obedience, jog 5k races & travel to MN State Parks.|
|Favorite Minnesota destination:||Duluth – including Jay Cooke State Park & Enger Tower.|
|Favorite movie/season/sport:||I have no favorite season – instead I love the changes in season we see in Minnesota – the flowers in the spring, sun in the summer, colors of fall an bright white snow of winter.|
|Unique skills and other information about me:||I volunteer weekly at Children’s Hospital in St. Paul.|