Daniel L. Mengedoth, DDS
Dr. Dan Mengedoth [MEN-gĕ-dōth] manages a general dental practice that is dedicated to providing the highest echelon in complex comprehensive dental care. In 1993, he received his Bachelor of Arts degree in biology and philosophy from the University of St. Thomas in St. Paul, MN and in 1997, graduated from the University of Minnesota School of Dentistry in Minneapolis, MN.
With a passion for and focus on education, Dr. Mengedoth continues his advanced training with the Pankey Institute in Key Biscayne, FL, with Spear Education in Scottsdale, AZ, as well as other national and local opportunities focusing on the esthetic principles of smile design, contemporary occlusal concepts, which includes TMJ disorders, complex treatment planning, restoration selection and digital photography.
Dr. Mengedoth is a member of the American Dental Association, the North Star Chapter Pankey Affiliated Learning Group, and the Spear Faculty Study Club.
Dr. Dan resides in Fargo with his wife, Jackie, and three sons, Maximus, Austin, and Samuel.
Jackie Mengedoth, Office Manager
Jackie graduated in 1993 from the University of St. Thomas in St. Paul, MN with a Bachelor of Arts degree in business administration/human resources, and psychology. She has been involved in various administrative roles within the office since 1997, and assumed a fulltime position as Office Manager in 2004, after the birth of her first child. Prior to joining Dr. Mengedoth’s practice full time in 2004, Jackie was the director of youth ministry at Nativity church, a dental consultant, and worked several years in retail management.
Jackie usually works “behind the scenes,” developing the practice and enabling the office to run smoothly. Her passion is patient care, and making sure that systems are organized in order to offer the best individualized care available to our patients.
She resides in Fargo with her husband, Dr. Dan, and their three sons, Maximus, Austin and Samuel.
Marci, Registered Dental Hygienist
Marci graduated from Interstate Business College with a degree in dental assisting in 1992, after attending North Dakota State University, where she studied sociology. Marci had a fun seven year career in dental assisting, and then decided to return to school. She attended Minnesota State University of Moorhead full time while working as a phlebotomist, focusing her studies on community health. Marci’s ongoing education led her back to the dental field. In 2000, Marci graduated from Minnesota State Community and Technical College with a degree in dental hygiene.
Marci has worked with Dr. Dan Mengedoth and team performing amazing dental and health journeys with our patients since 2000. The ongoing education of cosmetic and function based dentistry that she receives, allows her to make every smile a happy smile.
Marci has a very active lifestyle and prides herself on being the cheerleader of our practice. Marci and her husband, Jeff, share their lives with 5 children: Cameron, Arielle, Megan, Gavin and Tatum. They live and farm by Perley, Minnesota, and enjoy recreation at their home on Big Pelican Lake.
Jill Buisker, Registered Dental Hygienist
Jill graduated from North Dakota State College of Science in 1997 with a degree in Dental Assisting. She went on to obtain an Applied Associates of Liberal Arts degree and an Associates of Science in Dental Hygiene degree from North Dakota State College of Science in 1999. Jill has worked with Dr. Mengedoth and his dedicated team since 2006.
Jill believes that Dr. Mengedoth's commitment to excellence at Mengedoth Dental are in the areas of comprehensive care, treatment approach, experience, up-to-date technology, and ongoing continuing education. This allows Jill to provide the state-of-the-art care to help treat your dental needs and goals with a personal touch. Jill's passion is educating patients on how to obtain a healthy smile through functional cosmetic dentistry.
Aside from dentistry, Jill resides in South Fargo with her husband, Mark. They have two boys, Brandon and Brock. Jill enjoys going to her sons' activities and spending time with family and friends.
Heather, Office Administrator, Registered Dental Assistant
Heather graduated from the Dental Assisting program at Minnesota State Community and Technical College in 2007. She completed her internship at Dr. Mengedoth’s office and was fortunate enough to obtain full time employment thereafter. She has been a part of helping patients not only regain health but new confidence with their smiles.
Heather is dedicated to keeping her patients informed and educated about all the procedures that take place in Dr. Mengedoth’s practice. The most rewarding part of her job is making the patients comfortable. She is very impressed with the commitment to continuing education that Dr. Mengedoth has allowed his team to attend and is always reading new literature and keeping up with any dental advances. She is very honored that Dr. Mengedoth has allowed her to be a part of his patient’s dental health.
Heather currently resides with her boyfriend in Fargo and enjoys spending time with his children.
Crystal, Registered Dental Assistant
Crystal graduated from NDSCS, Wahpeton, in May 2009 as a certified registered Dental Assistant.
She really enjoys getting to know the variety of people of all ages that we see and making them excited about coming to the dentist. Our patients’ comfort is very important to Crystal and she will do whatever it takes to make their experience with us great! Knowing that she is helping to improve our patients’ smile and health is very fulfilling.
Crystal likes the fact that Dr. Dan takes the time to get to know his patients and is very thorough in explaining everything so that each patient has a clear understanding of their oral health.
She feels very fortunate to have found such a wonderful office with the latest in technology. Crystals says, “My coworkers are fun to work with and I look forward to coming to work every day.”
In her free time, she enjoys hanging out with her husband, Ryan, and spoiling her niece, Hailey.