Meet the Team
At the core of our dental practice is a friendly team of professionals that are dedicated to your utmost comfort and optimal oral health. We view each patient as a unique individual, and tailor each treatment to your specific needs. As part of our commitment to providing close, personalized attention to every patient, we want to encourage patient communication. Please know that we are here to provide outstanding patient care, and that we value the trust you have placed in us.
Dr. Mary Shipp
Dr. Mary Shipp was born and raised in North Branch, MN, so she has many local relatives. She graduated from North Branch High School in 1981, attended Carlson School of Management at the University of MN and graduated with honors in 1985. She worked in the business field for 7 years before returning to the University of MN Dental School, from which she again graduated with honors in 1997. In the Fall of 1997, Dr. Shipp began practicing dentistry in Chisago City.
Dr. Shipp lives in Wyoming with her husband and son. Dr. Shipp now has a dog that has become part of her family! In her spare time she keeps busy with her family, enjoys cooking, gardening, playing piano and organ, sewing and scrapbooking.
Dr. Shipp is very involved in the American Dental Association (ADA), Minnesota Dental Association (MDA), and the St. Paul District Dental Society (SPDDS).
Dr. Kindra Bratteig
Dr. Kindra Bratteig grew up in White Bear Lake and graduated from St. Olaf College. She then held a variety of positions, from working in a grocery store to being employed by a pharmaceutical clinical research firm. She found that she most enjoyed working in a dental office, so she decided to pursue this career. She attended the University of Iowa College of Dentistry, where she graduated with honors and was elected into the dental honor society of OKU.
Dr. Bratteig practiced for two years in Des Moines, Iowa, before returning to Minnesota. She practiced in the Twin Cities for five years and now lives near Scandia with her husband, son, two dogs, and two cats.
Dr. Bratteig is involved in the American Dental Association (ADA), Minnesota Dental Association (MDA) and the St. Paul District Dental Society (SPDDS).
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