All our professionals at Northern Lakes Dental maintain the highest levels of accreditation and pursue ongoing education to stay abreast of the latest trends in dentistry.

Kelly Schroeder, DDS
Dr. Schroeder is a North Dakota native. She earned an undergraduate degree from the University of North Dakota and her dental degree from the University of Nebraska in 1995. Dr. Schroeder has practiced dentistry in Fergus Falls since 1999. She enjoys all aspects of dentistry with a special interest in orthodontics.
Dr. Schroeder and her husband David have four children. In her spare time she enjoys family hikes, gardening, reading, biking, volunteering time at her church and in the community.

 Scott Wagnild, DDS
Dr. Wagnild has been practicing in Fergus Falls for more than 20 years. Along with his wife, Kathy, he has four daughters.
After attending St. Olaf College, Dr Wagnild graduated in 1989 with honors from the University of Minnesota School of Dentistry. Following dental school he spent three years in a hospital-based general practice residency program at the Wake Forest School of Medicine in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. Dr. Wagnild enjoys most aspects of the dental profession with special interest in implant dentistry.
Dr. Wagnild enjoys outdoor activities, early morning exercise at the YMCA, restoration projects on his old house and volunteering time in the community.


Here at Northern Lakes Dental, we want you to know our team is full of highly skilled and trained clinicians. By attending dental lectures, dental conventions, and meetings to stay knowledgeable of new techniques, the newest equipment, and the latest products, we can offer you state-of-the-art dental care. Being committed to continuing education and learning will give you the best service and results.

Our business staff at Northern Lakes Dental will help guide you through and minimize the logistical maze that healthcare has become. They will work with you to accommodate your needs whenever possible.

Charlene     Tamara  


Our hygienists are true professionals passionate about their patients, their careers and Northern Lakes Dental. They continue to pursue advanced training in techniques and technologies to offer the best treatment modalities customized for your needs. Long-standing relationships developed with their patients provide for continuity of care, which is a key element to working with you to improve and ultimately maintain your optimal dental health. Our hygiene staff with over 40 combined years of dental experience brings their diverse experience, from North Dakota State College of Science in Dentistry, to our Northern Lakes Dental family.

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Julie Katie

The dental assisting team with over 50 combined years of experience is second to none. All highly experienced in the technological needs of your dental care and focused on making your visit as comfortable as possible. Our assistants are always fully engaged in all aspects of your care. By ensuring that the patient is the focus of our practice, our assistants use their skills to create a pleasant experience at each appointment.

The professional relationship within the dentist-assistant team is a key element to the success of your care. During your appointment, the team works together like a symphony when all parts combine in harmony to smoothly complete your care.



Janiece Jennifer  




Our staff cares about one another and in turn that caring attitude flows to our patients through the positive environment of Northern Lakes Dental.








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