Dean is a Registered Dental Hygienist. He graduated from Midwestern State University with the degree, Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene in 2001. Dean graduated in the top 10% of his class and is a member of the Alpha Chi National Honor Scholarship Society.
Dean was born and grew up in Minot, North Dakota. Dean shares his love for dentistry with his wife, Marjie, who is also a Registered Dental Hygienist. They met and married in 1986 in Minneapolis, Minnesota while serving in the United States Air Force. Dean and Marjie moved to Texas to be closer to her family. They currently live in Rhome, Texas.
Dean joined The Dentist of Allen in June of 2001 as a Registered Dental Hygienist. He continues to further his knowledge every year by maintaining at least 12 hours of continuing education courses that are technical or scientific with significant intellectual or practical content and are designed to directly enhance knowledge and skill in providing clinical care. Dean is also certified in Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation & Basic Life Support Training. He has successfully completed the Jurisprudence Assessment for Licensure with the Texas State Board of Dental Examiners and has successfully completed the OSHA Hazard Communication Standard, Bloodborne Pathogens Standard, AIDS Training, CDC Infection Control Guidelines, and Waste Management. He is also certified in Radiology, Pit & Fissure Sealants, and Nitrous Oxide Monitoring.
Dean loves working with children and the elderly, both in and out of the dental office. When not working, he enjoys all aspects of the great outdoors, including but not limited to competition shooting, fishing, hunting, and both water and snow skiing. Dean also has a love for the country coming from a farming background in North Dakota, as well as home building, which he enjoyed for years, both before and after serving in the United States Air Force from 1986 to 1990.
Dean looks forward to taking care of his patient’s dental hygiene needs today and in the future.