(763) 780-5007 676 Country Road 10 NE
Blaine, MN 55434
northtowndental@popp.net

Our Doctors

Northtown Dental Center invites you to learn more about our professional and dedicated doctors available at our Blaine, MN location.

Mike Nemetz D.D.S.

Dr. Michael Nemetz grew up the oldest of six children in St. Paul, MN. While growing up, he loved school, sports, playing the guitar and outdoor activities. Later in life, he attended the University of Minnesota for both his Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and then his Doctor of Dental Surgery. Dr. Nemetz recalls, “I had many interests, but my love for people, science and creating art with my hands made dentistry a perfect fit for me.”

In 1983, Dr. Michael Nemetz joined the Northtown Dental practice and has never looked back. From the very beginning, his treatment philosophy was a simple one, “I treat my dental patients the way I would want myself or my family to be treated. I like to put people at ease. I do not take myself too seriously; I listen and do not preach or judge. I assess my patient’s overall oral health and if needed, present treatment options and then respectfully work with my patient’s decisions. There is never any pressure and a wee bit of levity goes a long way. Yes, we provide quality and comprehensive dental care, but to have a little laughter in the dental office and quite frankly, in all of life, is a good thing.”

Dr. Nemetz and his wife, Josie, have raised two wonderful children, Natalie and Joe. “Our biggest joy is family time, grilling in the summer and talking and laughing around the dinner table.”

In Dr. Mike’s free-time, he enjoys reading, movies, bicycling, snowshoeing and of course anything Gophers, Vikings, Twins and Wild!

Thomas W. Anderson D.D.S.

Dr. Thomas Anderson founded Northtown Dental Center in 1981 with the basic philosophy “Treat Patients as you would wish to be treated”.

Dr. Anderson is originally from Duluth, MN.  He received his education at Gustaws Adolphus College and the University of Minnesota. After graduation from the University of Minnesota, Dr. Anderson served as a dentist in the U.S. Army for two years at Fort Ord, California. He currently practices dentistry on a limited basis, but remains active in the administration of the practice.

Brian R. Anderson D.D.S.

Bio coming soon…

Brent Sorenson D.D.S.

Dr. Brent Sorenson has been a resident in the Mahtomedi area since 2005. He began his education by earning a Bachelor of Science in Biology from Bethel University in 2001. While working in the research department, Dr. Sorenson earned a Masters in Biology and his Docturate of Dental Surgery degree from the University of Minnesota. In the spring of 2015 he will earn his PhD in research fellowship. During his tenure at the University of Minnesota School of Dentistry, Dr. Sorenson received awards for academic skill, professionalism and independent research ability. Dr. Sorenson has also received advanced clinical training for digital dentistry and Cerec same-day crowns.

Dr. Sorenson and his wife Molly have three children Shey, Owen and Madeline. They are active in the Mahtomedi community as coaches and coordinators for the youth soccer and hockey programs. In their spare time they enjoy watching Gopher sports and spending time outdoors.

April Baumgartner

April has been part of our accounting and front office team since 1983. She graduated from the University of Minnesota with a BA degree. April truly enjoys working with our patients and staff at Northtown Dental. April and her husband Scott have three children Chase, Riley and Sydney. She keeps busy with her children’s sports. In her spare time she enjoys golf, taking pictures and traveling to Hilton Head Island.

Danielle Fixell

Danielle has been part of the Northtown Dental family since 2004. She started shortly after earning her Bachelor of Science in dental hygiene from the University of Minnesota. She is a golden gopher through and through. Her education at the University of Minnesota drives her passion to continue to stay current and provide the very best treatment for her patient. Danielle enjoys getting to know all of her patients and especially loves working with families. She loves to laugh and tries to add a little humor to everyones day.

Danielle loves to fish with her husband and two children up north, garden and capture the beauty of Minnesota through her camera lens.

Jenny Rice

Jenny was raised and grew up on a farm in rural area Minnesota. She attended Moorhead Technical for dental assisting and has since spent many years in dental field in various positions, but has always found that being at chair side is her favorite area. Jenny has been at Northtown Dental the past 3 years.

She enjoys gardening, fishing, camping and most things outdoors. Her and her husband love to spend time with their children and families.

Jesseca Barth

Bio coming soon…

Leslie Lord

Leslie is the most recent member of the Northtown Dental Center family. She grew up in Fridley and went on to Augsburg College receiving her B.A. in Business. She considered herself very lucky to find her career path on the business end of the dental world. A most rewarding position, where she can assist the patient from scheduling their first appointment all the way to helping them understand their insurance and final billing statement. Her goal is making this experience the most comfortable one possible ensuring many happy returns.

Leslie lived in Apple Valley and her career was south of the river until the summer of 2015. She moved back home to Fridley and found the perfect dental family to become a member of. She is the proud mother of two teenage boys. She enjoys the restoration project of her family’s 1969 motor-home, cooking and baking new and different foods and just spending quality time with her three wonderful men (four if you include the dog, Eddie).

Lynn Thomas

Hi, my name is Lynn Thomas, and I want you to know…it’s all about you! Getting to know you, understanding your concerns, and looking to meet your dental needs is what my day is all about.

My first experience in the dental field, after graduating from the Normandale’s Dental Assisting Program, was an assistant. After several years as a stay-at-home mom and busy volunteering, I returned to North Dental as a hygienist.

I have been practicing as a hygienist for 21 years now (19 here!). I love the one-on-one relationships I have with my clients. I feel my experience and my concerted effort to stay current is beneficial for my clients and co-workers alike.

We have an exceptional group here! Our close teamwork benefits our clients as well as our friendships with one another.

When not in the office , I’m actively involved with my family, friends, and church. I enjoy the outdoors, kayaking, quilting, and reading.

If you’re not a current client, I hope you will consider us for your dental needs!

Paulette Carlson

I’m Paulette and have been at Northtown Dental for 20 years. Time sure flies when you work with a great and caring staff. I’m married with two grown daughters and one beautiful grand-daughter who we love to spoil! When I’m not working I enjoy spending time with my family and watching my favorite sports team. GO TWINS!

Tracy Zacharias

Tracy grew up on a farm in Northern Minnesota. She comes from a large family of eight siblings. She attended Bemidji State University for Elementary Education and got her Bachelor of Science Degree. Later she went back to school and obtained her dental assisting license through Concord Career Institute in Minneapolis.

Tracy has been a part of Northtown Dental for 15 years now and can honestly call them her second family. She treasures the relationships she has acquired at Northtown Dental and enjoys the one-on-one interaction with patients and getting to know them on a personal level. She especially enjoys working with kids and helping them have a great experience.

Outside of work Tracy enjoys spending time with her family (husband and 3 children). Tracy enjoys all sport activities, being at the lake, traveling and spending time with family.

Stephanie

Bio coming soon…

Lisa

Bio coming soon…