Edward Gracza, DDS
Dr. Ed Gracza grew up on the west side of the Minneapolis-St. Paul metro area. He received his Bachelor’s Degree and Doctor of Dental Surgery Degree from the University of Minnesota, graduating from dental school in 1988. He continued on at the U of M for one year completing a residency in general practice and hospital dentistry.
From 1989 to 1994 Dr. Gracza served as a Commissioned Officer in the US Public Health Service, for fours years in Alaska and one year in North Dakota, providing dental care in remote locations to American Indians and Alaska Natives. He served with his wife Jane, and they both loved the experience and think back on it often.
In 1994 Dr. Gracza moved with his growing family to the Roseau area to join Dr. Robert Larson and staff. Finally, in 2001 he and Jane bought the practice in Karlstad which they maintain along with the newer Roseau practice.
Dr. Gracza is a long-standing member of the Academy of General Dentistry and the International Association for Orthodontics. He enjoys the challenges of his profession and is excited about what technology is contributing to dentistry and the ways it can benefit our clients, especially in the fields of orthodontics and implant prosthetics.
Dr. Gracza loves the outdoors, backpacking, hockey, snowboarding, hunting and playing his Mandolin.
Jane Gracza, DDS
Dr. Jane Gracza grew up in Duluth, Minnesota. She graduated from Duluth East High School in 1978 and from St Olaf College in 1982 with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Biology. She attended dental school at the University of Minnesota, graduating in 1988.
After working in private practice as an associate for one year she served as a Commissioned Officer of the US Public Health Service, for four years in Alaska and one year in North Dakota, providing dental care for American Indians and Alaska natives.
Amy Rominski, RDH
Amy has practiced dental hygiene for 12 years, before that as a dental assistant for many years. She loves her job. She is very busy these days working full time, helping her husband when she can and raising three children. She enjoys the outdoors, gardening, fishing, camping and spending time with her family.
Holly Kalinowski, LDA, General Manager
Holly coordinates the many details needed to run two dental clinics. It’s amazing what she accomplishes in a day, and yet she is always calm and supportive to patients and staff. She fills many roles whether it’s assisting chairside or processing insurance claims. Holly has been with us since the beginning in 2001. She loves to cook, read and travel. Holly has raised two kids and lives with her husband Tim near Lake Bronson.
Jesse Jacobson, LDA
Jessie is very skilled at her work and has many years of experience in dentistry. She got her Dental assisting degree from Bemidji Technical College in 1991. Jessie loves to visit with clients and is always very warm and positive. She, her husband Murray and their three kids live on their farm west of Greenbush where they raise cattle and grain farm.
Katie Creviston, Dental Assistant
Katie injects a lot of energy and enthusiasm into our team. She grew up in Carrington, ND where she graduated from high school in 2010. After attending Valley City University and graduating with a degree in exercise science she returned to Carrington to work as a dental assistant. Katie is very skillful and has 3 years experience in the dental profession. Her husband Zachary is originally from Greenbush where they have recently relocated.
Carla Nyflot, Medical Secretary
Carla has many years experience working with medical and dental records, serving her native town of Karlstad as well as the surrounding communities. Carla is very devoted to her community and family. She often travels with her husband Jeff to Madison, MN where she can spend time with her grandchildren.
Nola Hilde, LDA
Nola is very kind and patient with everyone. A native of Karlstad she has served her community for over 20years in the dental profession. She enjoys discovering the many bicycle trails in Minnesota with her husband Mike.
Kelsey Helling, Receptionist, Dental Assistant
Kelsey has 5 years of experience working in the dental field. She received her Dental Assisting degree from Minnesota State Community and Technical College of Moorhead, MN in 2011. Kelsey lives in Karlstad with her husband and two kids. She enjoys spending time with her family and barrel racing.
Joy Today, RDH
Joy has practiced dental hygiene since 2006, and before that, as a dental assistant for many years. She grew up on the Iron Range near Virginia MN. She currently lives in Baudette. Joy enjoys the outdoors – mainly hunting, fishing and gardening.