Dr. Daniel Osdoba

A Mankato native, Dr. Dan is a graduate of Loyola High School and completed pre-dental education at Mankato State University. He joined Oz Family Dentistry, originally founded by his father David, upon graduating from the University of Minnesota School of Dentistry in 1984. He is a member of the American Dental Association, Omicron Kappa Upsilon National Honor Society, and the South Central Dental Study Club. Dr. Dan is a strong believer in continuing education and attends many seminars each year.

Dr. Dan and his wife Kristin have four adult daughters: Katie, Rachel, Gretchen, and Carolyn. In his spare time, Dr. Dan enjoys traveling, hunting, landscaping, boating, and volunteering around the community.

Professional and Super Friendly

I have to say I am absolutely thrilled with Oz Dentistry. I saw Dr. Osdoba.. he was awesome! I had my young daughter with and he was great at including her in the conversation. They really make you feel welcome! (Published on RateABiz)

Elena Olson, 02/01/2018

Dr. Eric Page

Dr. Eric A. Page grew up in Fergus Falls, Minnesota. After graduating from Concordia College at Moorhead, he completed his dental education at the University of Minnesota School of Dentistry, where he engaged in advanced, elective training in Endodontics, Oral Surgery, and Prosthodontics. He attends continuing education regularly and is a member of the American Dental Association and the Southwest Dental Study Club.

Dr. Eric and his wife Jennifer have been excited to return to a more rural setting, and they enjoy Mankato’s many beautiful hills, lakes, and rivers. They are avid swing dancers and teach Lindy Hop, the original swing dance, through Jennifer’s business Deep Valley Swing. They also enjoy canoeing, fishing, swimming, traveling and exploring.

The best!! Even after a…. “hiatus”…

Dr. Eric is amazing! Such a relief to have a dentist you can fully trust, who is open and specific about the whys and wherefores. I had put off changing dentists for *way* too long and am so happy to have finally taken the plunge. (Published on RateABiz)

Lucy Dunne, 09/07/2017

Dr. Gretchen Osdoba

Dr. Gretchen is excited to join her father, Dr. Dan, as a third generation dentist at Oz Family Dentistry, bringing new technology and fresh ideas to the practice! Dr. Gretchen grew up in Mankato and graduated from Mankato East High School (go Cougars!). After completing her bachelor’s degree at the College of St. Benedict, she graduated from dental school at the University of Minnesota. She is a member of the Minnesota Dental Association, the American Dental Association, and the Southwest Dental Study Club. 

Volunteering and community involvement are also very important to Dr. Gretchen. She has participated in four Minnesota Mission of Mercy events and has recently traveled to Guatemala on a dental mission trip.

Dr. Gretchen enjoys traveling, golfing, relaxing outdoors, touring homes, watching Netflix, attending local cultural festivals, and nurturing her plant babies. Dr. Gretchen is open to new hobby suggestions after spending 21 years completing her education.

Dr. Gretchen was very thorough, friendly, calm, and patient. Thank you! (Published on RateABiz)

Claudia Roesler, 08/01/2019

Dr. Alex Boson

Dr. Alex grew up in the rural town of Marshfield, WI. After completing a masters degree, he attended the University of Minnesota School of Dentistry. As a recent graduate from the University of Minnesota School of Dentistry, he is up to date on the latest dental research. His areas of focus include fillings, endodontics (root canals), crowns, veneers, whitening, extractions, removable prosthetics and more. In school, Dr. Alex was known for his excellent clinical skills; his calm, reassuring manner with patients; and his commitment to professional development. He believes the most important thing is to understand each patient’s unique circumstance in order to develop a comprehensive personalized dental plan. 

In his free time, Dr. Alex enjoys reading, wakeboarding, hiking, golfing and tennis. He is excited to become a part of the Mankato community!



Karen grew up in Mankato, and is a graduate of Loyola High School, where she still holds three hurdle records and a long jump record in track. She attended Mankato State University and currently lives in Janesville with her husband and two children. She loves the people and the great community spirit of Mankato, and her favorite part about being a hygienist is her long standing relationship with our patients.

When not delivering excellent care at our office, Karen enjoys watching her kids in their school activities, sewing, scrapbooking, and working out.

The Best Hygienist I Have Ever Had

Karen is the best hygienist I have ever had. She’s very thorough yet very gentle. She’s been my hygienist for years. I will continue to go to Oz Dentistry for a long time. Very nice office setting. Everyone is very pleasant. (Published on RateABiz)

Clint Stoen, 05/16/2013


Carolyn grew up in O’Fallon, Missouri, but has family in the Mankato area and moved here in 1995 to attend Mankato State University. She’s a big fan of Mankato’s beautiful river valley and it’s friendly people. She chose to be a hygienist because she loves meeting new people and helping them learn how to improve their health.

In her spare time she enjoys cooking, running, and spending time with friends and family.

Great Service

Best dental office and service I’ve ever had. Great work by Carolyn. Thank you! (Published on RateABiz)

Chuck Longworth, 05/24/18


Emily is from New Ulm and went to MSU Mankato. She loves all the variety of things to do in Mankato and the surrounding area. Emily enjoys coming to work every day, getting to learn about our patients lives, and helping them to love their smiles.

Outside of work she spends time with her family, friends, and her puppy Diesel. She enjoys watching Netflix, going to the gym, and traveling.

Polite and patient

Emily was kind and took her time to do a good job without causing me too much anxiety. (Published on RateABiz)

Sarah Menough, 08/03/2018



Kylie grew up in Kasson-Mantorville but moved to Mankato for school and decided to stay. She attended South Central College and loves Mankato for its shopping and fantastic restaurants! Her favorite part of being an assistant is seeing the confidence people gain in their smiles once their treatment is complete.

When not helping our patients, Kylie spends her time reading, staying active, and watching Minnesota hockey!

Front Desk


Shannon is a native of Eagle Lake, MN, and graduated from Mankato East High School and Rasmussen College. She loves the Mankato area for it’s great sense of community, its many activities for children, and the fact that it’s a big city with a small feel.

When not lending her talents to keep everything at the office running smoothly and efficiently, she enjoys spending time with her boys Dylan and Aidan, attending their sporting events, and being with her family and friends. Her favorite part about being part of Oz Family Dentistry is the relationships she builds with our patients.