Gentle Dentistry serves a wide area in the Twin Cities and surrounding communities. If you are searching for a dentist in Hutchinson, Minnesota, give us a call or visit! We strive to make your experience at the dentist as gentle as possible.
1060 Hwy 15 S
Hutchinson MN 55350
Mon: 8AM – 5PM
Tue: 8AM – 5PM
Wed: 8AM – 5PM
Thu: 8AM – 5PM
Fri: 8AM – 4PM
Hutchinson Gentle Dentistry Doctors
Dr. Michael G. Johnson, DDS
BS: University of Wisconsin – Eau Claire (1991)
DDS: University of MN (1995)
Advanced Education General Dentistry, United States Navy (1999)
“I love interacting with patients and helping people achieve a healthy smile.” When he’s not busy practicing dentistry, Dr. Johnson enjoys spending time with his four children, Mollie, Nick, Teddy, and Ellie. They visit their family cabin in Northern WI during the summers. There, they enjoy biking and hiking around the lakes and trying new restaurants.
Dr. Kristina Lecount, DDS
BS: Ferris State University in Michigan (2011)
DDS: University of Michigan (2016)
Dr. Kristina R. LeCount was born in Michigan. Dr. LeCount started out as a dental hygienist before pursuing her career as a dentist. She graduated with her Bachelors degree in 2011 from Ferris State University in Michigan and from the University of Michigan with her DDS in 2016. Dr. LeCount enjoys the restorative and cosmetic aspect of dentistry; giving patients that instant happy ear to ear smile. When she isn’t practicing dentistry, Dr. LeCount enjoys spending time with friends and family and her puppy Mac. She also enjoys hosting gatherings at her home, cooking, boating, paddle boarding and other activities on the lake.
Dr. Hyun Kyu Park, DMD
BS: Biology at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, OH
DMD: Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, OH
Personal: Dr. Park is originally from South Korea and moved to the United States in 2003. He is an inducted member of Omicron Kappa Upsilon (National Dental Honor Society). His father is a medical doctor in South Korea and his mother is an artist. Dr. Park enjoys dentistry because he feels it is a little bit of both his parents – a doctor and an artist and he wants to provide the gentlest dental care as possible and do what is right for the patient.
In 2015, Dr. Park returned to South Korea and served as a medic in the army. He then moved back to MN in 2019 to join Gentle Dentistry. He enjoys exercising, including boxing, CrossFit and soccer. “I Love all sports, especially football-the one you play with your feet and round ball! (I mean soccer)”
Jenna Gauger , ADT (Advanced Dental Therapist)
BS: Augsburg College (2012)
MS: University of Minnesota (2017)
Jenna graduated from Augsburg College in Minneapolis in May 2012 with her bachelor’s degree in biology. December 2014, she graduated with her master’s degree in Dental Therapy from the University of Minnesota and in June 2017, Jenna received her Advanced Dental Therapy certification. She values being a part of the Gentle Dentistry team in Hutchinson as she is able to get to know her community on a more personal level. “I love working in rural Minnesota as I have the opportunity to restore smiles of patients from all ages and backgrounds.” It is important to her that her patients feel comfortable during their dental experience and walk away with a better outlook on their dental health. In her personal time, she enjoys boating, golfing, coaching youth girl’s hockey in Hutchinson and being involved with the Jaycees. Jenna grew up in New Prague Minnesota and now lives south of Hutchinson with her husband, dog and two cats.