Chief Dental Officer Prairie Winds Dental

Dr. Scholtz graduated from the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis/St. Paul, MN with her dental hygiene degree in 2008. From there, she went straight into dental school continuing at the University of Minnesota to obtain her Doctor of Dental Surgery. Throughout dental school, she worked as a temporary dental hygienist at various clinics throughout the…

Pediatric Dentist Great Plains Area of the Indian Health Service

John Zimmer, DDS has worked in the Great Plains Area of the Indian Health Service since 1985. After completing a residency in pediatric dentistry (1995-97) at UNMC he worked in Pine Ridge SD and is now in Sisseton, SD. He is particularly interested in the caries in the primary dentition associated with developmental defects of…

Vice President of Public Benefit Delta Dental of South Dakota and the Delta Dental of South Dakota Foundation

Connie Halverson is the Vice President of Public Benefit for Delta Dental of South Dakota and the Delta Dental of South Dakota Foundation. In this position she oversees Delta Dental’s Foundation programs and the company’s marketing and communications efforts, working to improve health outcomes for children, their families, and their communities. Over the course of…

Lead Clinical Director University of South Dakota Department of Dental Hygiene

Carissa Regnerus has been a faculty member since 2001, and served at the USD Dental Hygiene as clinical faculty as well as providing didactic instruction in courses such as Local Anesthesia, Nutrition and Dental Health Education and the Community, and is currently serving as the Lead Clinical Director where she oversees the outreach programs. Professor…