Dentist in Saint Paul, MN
The brief descriptions below are designed to familiarize you with our staff's training, professional credentials and work experience.
Kurt M. Sundeen D.D.S.
Dr. Sundeen was born in Duluth, but grew up in the Como Area. He attended Victoria Grade School, Chelsea Heights Elementary and Murray High School. He graduated from the University of Minnesota Dental School in 1983 and was fortunate to be able to practice with his family dentist and mentor Dr. W. Douglas Ostergren. After dental school he also taught in the Diagnosis/Emergency Clinic at the University of Minnesota Dental School.
He has volunteered at St. John’s Hospital, March of Dimes, his church and was a proud member of the St. Paul Clown Club.
He is a member of the American Dental Association, Minnesota Dental Association, and the St. Paul District Dental Society. He is an alumnus of the prestigious L.D. Pankey Institute. He maintains an active continuing education program with classes in cosmetic dentistry, occlusion, dental technology and techniques.
Besides enjoying his practice and his patients, he enjoys spending time with his family and friends. He is happily married and is very proud of his two kids in college. Hobbies include boating, tennis, water skiing and snow skiing.
Karin- LDA, CDA
Karin has enjoyed working as a Certified and Licensed Dental Assistant for Dr. Sundeen for the past 22 years. She has appreciated being able to watch the families in the office evolve over time. Her interests outside of the office include, biking, walking, cooking, and traveling to warm destinations. She loves spending time with her husband, family, friends, and two spoiled cats.
Sue – RDH
Sue has worked as a dental hygienist since 1983 after she graduated from the University of Minnesota. She has worked for Dr. Sundeen for 16 of those years. She has especially enjoyed the long term relationships she has established with her patients and the friendships she has made with her dedicated coworkers.
Sue loves to spend time with her husband and daughter. Originally from Wisconsin, she is a diehard Green Bay Packers fan!
Cathy – RDH
Cathy graduated in 1985 from the University of Minnesota Hygiene Program. She has been working for Dr. Sundeen for the last 15 years and has enjoyed both her professional and personal relationship with patients. Cathy and her husband keep very busy with their two active daughters. Outside of the office she enjoys traveling, gardening and spending time with her family and friends.
Heidi – Administrative Assistant
Peggy – RDH
Peggy is a graduate of the University of Minnesota in the Dental Hygiene program. She has mastered her technique in dental hygiene, providing both routine cleanings and periodontal therapy treatments. Peggy assists with treatment planning for the patient and pairs that with teaching patient education.
Peggy has taken several courses to help increase her training towards dental hygiene. She has gone to the Dawson Group training and several periodontal courses. Peggy has worked for 29 years in both general dentistry and in orthodontics.
Peggy and her family enjoy camping, spending time at the lake, boating and 4 wheeling. She also enjoys gardening and landscaping, watching her kids’ sporting events and traveling.