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Doctor David A. Golke, DDS

Dr. David Golke received his Bachelor’s Degree from Bemidji State University where he majored in Biology and also studied Chemistry and Music. He then attended the University of Minnesota School of Dentistry graduating in 1985.  In addition to providing general dental care at clinics in Alexandria and Osakis, Dr. Golke has also worked as a Clinical instructor at the Hygiene School in St. Cloud, MN.  He has been a member of the American Dental Association and the Minnesota Dental Association, as well as the American Academy of Laser Dentistry.   Foster parenting has been a big part of Dave’s life, he also has a special interest in youth programs that support children with learning disabilities.  Dave is involved in Community Theater, tending flower gardens at home and at church; or you may have seen him working as a Ski Patrol Volunteer at Andes Tower Hills.  He enjoys spending time with his three son’s fishing, tubing, skiing and attending baseball and hockey events.

  • Provides dental care in both the Alexandria and Osakis dental clinics.
  • Children: Wyatt, Malachi and Reece
   

Doctor Thomas C. Dewitt, DDS

Dr. Thomas DeWitt received his Bachelor’s Degree in Chemistry and Biology from St. Cloud State University in 1981. He taught Junior and Senior High School Science for two years in Browns Valley, MN before leaving that career to pursue his profession in dentistry.  He did his graduate study at Mankato State University and attended the University of Minnesota School Of Dentistry where he received his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree in June of 1985, completing his General Practice Residency at the U of M Hospital.  Tom moved to the Alexandria area with his wife, Linda, who is originally from the Villard area, and joined Dentistry at the Center in 1988.  Dr. DeWitt has been a member of the American Dental Association as well as the Minnesota Dental Association. He is active in his local church, has participated in and completed many marathons and enjoys all aspects of the outdoors, especially hunting, fishing and trapping.

  • Provides care in both the Alexandria and Evansville clinics
  • Wife: Linda
  • Children: Jodi, Tara and Travis
   

Doctor Paul Odland, DDS

Dr. Paul Odland grew up in Luverne, MN. He received his Bachelor of Arts degree from Mankato State University and then attended the University Of Minnesota School of Dentistry where he received his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree in 1985. Dr. Odland has served as faculty member at the University of Minnesota School Of Dentistry working with resident dentists in the Family Dentistry Clinic. He also provided dentistry for individuals who were deaf and/or blind in the Family Dentistry Clinic. Dr. Odland is a previously appointed member and chairperson to the Governor’s Planning Council on Developmental Disabilities, as well as a member of the Minnesota Department of Education Advisory Council on Deaf-Blindness. Dr. Odland joined Dentistry at the Center in 1993. He enjoys fishing, hunting, boating, traveling, photography, and attending sporting and music events for his three teenage sons, Will, Wade & Wyatt. Dr. Odland’s eldest son, Ryan, after graduating from Gallaudel University with his Masters Degree is employed by the Helen Keller National Center as the Regional Representative for 6 states.  Ryan lives in Denver, Colorado with his wife, Heather, and their daughter, Alexis. Dr. Odlands parents bought a cabin on Lake Carlos in 1967 and he has loved this area ever since, stating that “Alexandria is a great place to live and raise a family.”!

  • Providing patient care in the Alexandria office.
   

Dr. Elizabeth Amundson is an Alexandria native with four generations of family in the Alexandria area. She completed her Bachelor of Arts degree at the College of St. Benedict/ St. Johns University with a Biology major and art concentration. In May 2009, Dr. Amundson earned her Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from the University of Minnesota School of Dentistry. After graduating, she continued her education by completing the Postgraduate Program in Contemporary and Esthetic Dentistry with the University of Minnesota and the Surgical Program for dental implant placement with the Misch International Implant Institute. She is a member of the American Dental Association, the Minnesota Dental Association. Dr. Amundson joined Dentistry at the Center in 2013; she is very excited to return home to Alexandria to provider her patients with the highest level of dental care. She enjoys spending time with her husband, Anthony, and their children Ellie and Nate.

  • Provides care in both Alexandria and Evansville dental clinics.