3101 Old Highway 8 Suite 303, Roseville, MN 55113, 651-636-0840 

Dentist in Roseville, MN

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

Dr. Petersen

                     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.



    Deb grew up in Wisconsin, so she is definitely a PACKER FAN! Deb has worked for Dr. Petersen for 24 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 two adult children. Her daughter currently lives in Tennessee. She is married and they have one adorable 20-month-old boy. It is awesome for her to be a Grandma! Deb misses him terribly but is very thankful for Skyping. Deb's son just graduated with his Masters in Clinical Exercise Physiology. He is working for an Insurance Co. as their health coach in Dubuque, Iowa. Deb enjoys reading suspense and romance novels. She also enjoys planting flowers, biking, walking, and kayaking. She has been blessed with many terrific friends and a wonderful family all in Marshfield, Wisconsin, which she visits frequently.                   



    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 or current students of the University of Minnesota and all current or 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.



    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.                              


    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.