Our dental team is dedicated to helping our patients achieve their best oral health through prevention, education, effective treatment planning, using the highest quality materials, and expert dentistry skills and treatment. We value long-term patient relationships and welcome patients of all ages to our Orono, MN dental office. Take a moment to learn more about our highly skilled, professional dental team. We look forward to meeting you!
Dr. Karl Berg
Accomplished In All Phases of Family, Esthetic, Single Visit Crowns (CEREC), and Implant Dentistry
Dr. Karl Berg grew up in White Bear Lake and attended college at the University of Minnesota, Duluth. He graduated cum laude with a bachelor’s degree in chemistry in 1977. Dr. Berg received his Doctor of Dental Science degree from the University of Minnesota School of Dentistry in 1981. While practicing in Robbinsdale, Dr. Berg continued his affiliation with the School of Dentistry during a ten-year period as an Assistant Clinical Professor. He was also the Chief of Staff of Dentistry at North Memorial Health Care.
Dr. Berg is accomplished in all phases of family, esthetic, single visit crowns (CEREC CAD/CAM), and implant dentistry. He has completed numerous advanced continuing education courses at the University of Minnesota and the Spear Institute for Dentistry. Dr. Berg currently acts as a mentor and part-time visiting faculty for the Spear Institute for CEREC and implant technology. This enduring commitment to contemporary education has allowed him to restore the mouth using new, modern techniques and materials including single visit CEREC CAD/CAM crown restorations on both natural teeth and dental implants.
Dr. Berg places dental implants utilizing a surgical guide that is fabricated via 3-D dental CAT scan (CBCT). ...See Complete Bio
Dr. Michael Skramstad
Clinical Excellence and Exemplary Standards in Dentistry
Dr. Michael Skramstad grew up in Marshall, MN and attended college at Purdue University. While at Purdue, he played on the University Golf Team for four years and graduated in 1996 with a bachelor's degree in genetics. Dr. Skramstad then returned to Minnesota and graduated from the University of Minnesota School of Dentistry in 2000.
Dr. Skramstad performs all aspects of cosmetic, implant, and family dentistry with a particular focus on esthetic and CAD/CAM computerized dentistry. He is a certified Advanced Trainer for Patterson Dental and has lectured internationally on technology and digital dentistry. Dr. Skramstad is an Alpha tester for Sirona Dental Systems, focusing on the production of digital restorations. A product consultant for multiple dental companies, he has had the pleasure of testing and evaluating many products prior to market launch and has published numerous articles on dental materials and CAD/CAM.
Dr. Skramstad has the pleasure of being faculty of the CAD/CAM Department at the Spear Education Center for Dentistry in Scottsdale, Arizona, and www.cerecdoctors.com, a nationally renowned website for continuing education in CEREC dentistry. He was also voted one of the “Top Dentists” multiple times by his peers in Minneapolis/St. Paul magazine.
In his spare time, Dr. Skramstad ...See Complete Bio
Dr. Brianna Hammer
“My favorite part of being a dentist is getting to know each of my patients. I truly enjoy learning about each person’s life and helping them to achieve the best possible oral health in a way that makes the most sense for them.”
Dr. Brianna Hammer grew up in Orono, MN and was captain of the hockey and track teams while attending Orono High School. She completed her undergraduate studies at the University of Wisconsin – Madison and received a Bachelor of Science degree in zoology.
Dr. Hammer received her Doctor of Dental Science degree from the University of Minnesota School of Dentistry in May of 2015, where she took advanced coursework in root canal treatments and CAD/CAM computerized dentistry. Throughout dental school, she was active in many organizations and was awarded the Fraternal Achievement Award by professional fraternity Psi Omega for her commitment to advancing the organization. Dr. Hammer is also passionate about dental advocacy and participated in advocacy events at the state and national levels throughout dental school. The focus of her advocacy has been on advancing oral health care through improved prevention, access, and education. In the fall of 2014, Dr. Hammer also had the opportunity to participate in a dental exchange program to ...See Complete Bio
Dr. Keira Nicholson
"I am blessed to have the opportunity to improve patients' lives by improving their smiles!"
Tiffany joined our office team in 2014. She has over ten years of experience in the dental field as an ...
Michelle - Insurance Coordinator
Michelle started her career in the dental field as a patient coordinator in 2012 and joined our office in 2014. ...
Treatment Plan Coordinator
Julie came to Orono Dental Care in 2016 with a strong background in small business administration and customer service. As ...
Crissy - Treatment Coordinator
Crissy graduated from Herzing College with a degree in dental assisting in 2002. She joined our staff as an assistant ...
Carrie was born and raised in Maple Lake, Minnesota but has spent the past 10 years living amidst the metro ...
Lindsay joined the team earlier this year, and while working in Dentistry is a new change, she has been working ...
Lori - Dental Hygienist
Lori has been with Orono Dental Care since we opened our doors in 2004. A graduate of Normandale Community College, ...
Kari - Dental Hygienist
Before becoming a dental hygienist, Kari spent six years working as a dental assistant. She returned to St. Cloud State/St. ...
Kelsey - Dental Hygienist
Kelsey joined our staff in 2012 and is an asset to our team of hygienists. She graduated from Minnesota State ...
Rachel - Dental Hygienist
Rachel started her dental career in 1993. She practiced dental assisting for five years before returning to school in 1998 ...
Paula - Dental Hygienist
Paula has been working as a dental hygienist for over 16 years. She graduated as a registered dental hygienist from ...
Debbie worked for dental practices in Fargo, ND and Moorhead, MN for 20 years before relocating to Orono a few ...
Jana - Dental Assistant
Jana graduated from Herzing University with top honors in her class before joining our staff in 2012 as a dental ...
Jamie - Dental Assistant
Jamie graduated from Herzing University with a degree in dental assisting in 2007 and has worked with Dr. Skramstad her ...
Candice is one of the newest dental assistants to join our Orono Dental Care team. Candice comes from Dassel, Minnesota ...
Natalya - Dental Assistant
Bio coming soon!