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)
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)
Dr. Gretchen Osdoba
Starting July 8th, 2019
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.
We’re thrilled to be bringing Dr. Gretchen on board!
Dr. Gretchen has a passion for providing excellent dentistry and providing an unsurpassed patient experience. We are eager for our patients to meet her and know that their care will be in good hands for years to come!
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)
Lauren was born in Watertown, SD. She moved to Mankato to attend MSU and stayed for love when she met and married a local. Lauren loves the strong community spirit of Mankato, as well as having family in town. Her favorite part of being a hygienist is building strong relationships with our patients that last many years.
In her spare time, Lauren enjoys hanging out with her husband, Alec, their two young children Liah and James, and working on remodeling projects.
I am glad I made the switch!
Lauren was amazing! She was so meticulous, thorough, professional, nice and caring. She took the time to explain things to me and that is something I have not experienced with other dentists. I am glad I made the switch! I will always go back to Lauren. (Published on RateABiz)
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.
Andrea is a Mankato native. She graduated from East High School and attended MSU Mankato. She appreciates the area for its beautiful parks and trails. Andrea loves talking to people and connecting with them, and that’s her favorite part about being a hygienist. She says she enjoys learning from her patients just as much as she enjoys helping to teach them about their oral health.
When she’s not at work, she enjoys spending time with her boys, weightlifting, reading, and watching Minnesota sports.
High quality service
Andrea was so great. She was very personable, easy to talk to, and very helpful in answering all the questions I had! She is a great addition to the Oz Family team. (Published on RateABiz)
Barb is a longtime resident of Winnebago, MN, where she lives on a farm with her husband. She still braves the long commute, however, because she loves to see our patients and help them get on track to dental health. She attended Mankato State University, and when she’s not working on teeth, she loves to spend time in her garden.
High quality, personalized dental services
Once again I had an excellent experience with Oz Dentistry. Barb is thorough, professional, kind, respectful, and gentle. I would recommend this dentist office to anyone. (Published on RateABiz)
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.
Amanda grew up in San Diego, CA, but her family had roots in the area and moved her to the frozen north her freshman year of highschool. Amanda adapted quickly, and she speaks Minnesotan fluently. She graduated from West High School and went to South Central College. She stayed in Mankato for it’s trails, shopping, and cute coffee shops! She loves coming to work and helping the doctors deliver excellent, second-to-none patient care, as well as talking with our patients.
When she isn’t chairside, Amanda spends her time reading, hiking with her dog, and paddleboarding.
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!
Justine grew up in Sleep Eye. She graduated from Rochester Community and Technical College before returning to the Mankato area, which she loves for it’s great shopping! In addition to the fun of meeting new people every day, she really enjoys helping people to feel relaxed and comfortable at the dentist.
Outside of work she enjoys cooking, spending time with family, binge watching TV shows, and watching her brother compete in sports and weightlifting.
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.
ShyAnn grew up in Sleep Eye, MN and moved to Mankato after graduating from Southwest MN State University with a bachelors in Psychology. She loves the wonderful variety of people she gets to meet at Oz Family Dentistry, and when not at work, she enjoys spending time with friends and family, attending live music concerts (mainly Reba McEntire), and musical theatre performances.