Dental Staff

The brief descriptions below are designed to familiarize you with our staff's training, professional credentials, and work experience.

  • Michael J. Petersen, D.D.S.

    Dr. Petersen is a 1985 University of Minnesota School of Dentistry graduate. He completed a General Practice Residency program at Hennepin County Medical Center the following year, and obtained additional experience in trauma, oral surgery, prosthodontics, hospital dentistry, and treating patients with special needs. The Roseville location was opened in 1990 and Dr. Petersen has enjoyed treating the dental needs of all of the patients at Petersen Family Dental as well as getting to know all of the wonderful people that have been seen in the practice. He strives to continue to expand his skills and services the practice offers in the many hours of continuing education taken each year. Dr. Petersen lives in St. Anthony with his wife, and they have three adult children. In his free time he enjoys running, traveling, hiking, fishing, and spending time with his family at their cabin in Northern Minnesota.

  • Joan

    Joan graduated from the University of Minnesota and has been a Dental Hygienist for 32 years. She loves meeting new patients and catching up with current patients when they come in for their hygiene appointment. She and her husband have 3 wonderful children who are all graduates of the University of Minnesota and all former members of the University of Minnesota's drumline. Joan loves traveling (especially to Norway), running, walking her two dogs, waterskiing, and cheering for the Gophers.

  • Eiko

    Eiko graduated from Normandale and Minnesota State University, Mankato and has been a dental hygienist for 14 years. She loves connecting and caring for patients of all ages. She and her husband have two small children. Eiko loves traveling, doing house renovations, and spending time outdoors with her kids.

  • Margie

    Margie has lived in Coon Rapids for the past 22 years and has 3 grown children. Her daughter is an accountant and lives in Anchorage, Alaska. Her son is a machinist and lives in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Margie's other son is a letter carrier and is saving for his own home. Margie has been a Dental Assistant for 30+ years. In her spare time she loves gardening flowers and going to museums as well as attending the Institute of Arts. 

  • Deb

    Deb grew up in Wisconsin, so she is definitely a PACKER FAN! Deb has worked for Dr. Petersen for 30 years and loves what she does! Getting to know all of the patients and watching the children grow up has truly been a delight for her. Deb has a daughter and son-in-law and three precious grandchildren (two grandsons and one granddaughter). They live in Tennessee. Her son lives in Chicago and works in a hospital in cardiac rehabilitation. July of 2021 her son will be getting married in Chicago. Deb enjoys volunteering, kayaking, walking with Dixon her dog, planting flowers, and reading. She has been blessed with many terrific friends and a loving family.

  • Theresa

    Theresa was born in South Dakota and raised in Cottage Grove, Minnesota. She attended a medical secretarial program at 916 Vo-Tech and has worked in several medical settings. Theresa is married with one daughter and 4 grandchildren who live in California. She enjoys reading mystery novels and gardening, especially her flower garden, which takes a lot of her free time with her husband's help. They also enjoy cooking together.

Our Location

3101 Old Highway 8 Suite 303 Roseville, MN 55113

Hours of Operation

Monday:

1:00 pm-7:00 pm

Tuesday:

8:00 am-3:00 pm

Wednesday:

8:00 am-5:00 pm

Thursday:

8:00 am-4:00 pm

Friday:

Closed

Saturday:

8:00 am-12:00 pm

Sunday:

Closed

Testimonials

What Our Clients Say About Us

  • "My family and I have been seeing Dr. Petersen for our dental care for decades....I remember seeing Dr. Petersen on the Eastside when he covered Fridays for another DDS. Excellent and compassionate care from Dr. Petersen and his dental team."
    - Karin Cierzan
  • "We have always been coming here for years now. First just me and my husband, now the 2 kiddos too. I don’t carry dental insurance and find the pricing reasonable. The staff is very friendly and good with kids too. I highly recommend this dental office."
    - Susan Cramer Medina
  • "I have been coming to this clinic for over 19 years with only one brief hiccup (of which I corrected and came back) and trust my dental health to only Dr. Petersen and his staff of professionals. If you want perfection this is where you should come to get it and always with a gentle touch."
    - Brenda Ciccone
  • "I've been coming to see him since 1992. Wow I have referred many friends and family. I love this practice. They have been great over the years."
    - Jennie Hawkins
  • "Excellent care for your entire family. Warm, welcoming staff!"
    - Paul Talarico