Rochester Dental Office Celebrates Associate Dentist’s Wedding

ROCHESTER, MN – Northwest Dental Group, a comprehensive family dental practice, recently celebrated the marriage of one of its associate dentists.

Dr. Tim Hansen was married in October to Halicia Zwiefel. The couple celebrated their union in front of friends, family and co-workers. Dr. Hansen, originally from Waterloo, Iowa, is a skilled general dentist who also volunteers at the Salvation Army Good Samaritan Health Clinic.

“We are extremely happy for Dr. Hansen and his new bride, and we’re grateful to have such a skilled and dedicated dentist on our team,” said Dr. Katie Post, who operates Northwest Dental Group.

Dr. Hansen earned his undergraduate degree from the University of St. Thomas in St. Paul and his dental degree from the University of Iowa. He expands his dental skills annually through advanced continuing education courses.

Dr. Post said Dr. Hansen brings compassion and empathy to every patient he treats. Dr. Post added that patients have been excited about Dr. Hansen’s wedding.

“We’re a family dental office, and our patients and staff members have been very excited about Dr. Hansen’s wedding,” Dr. Post said.

Northwest Dental Group provides comprehensive services in general dentistry, cosmetic dentistry, tooth extractions, Invisalign, sleep apnea treatment, sports dentistry, root canals and dental implants. The talented staff at Northwest Dental Group can replace missing teeth with dental implants or use implants to provide stability to dentures.

Northwest Dental Group is a unique Rochester dental practice as it offers several forms of sedation. The practice uses sedation techniques like oral conscious sedation and IV sedation for fearful patients or for patients who need extensive dental work.

Northwest Dental Group is active in the community and supports the Mission of Mercy and The Salvation Army Good Samaritan Health Clinic and hosts Dentistry From The Heart. The Salvation Army Good Samaritan Health Clinic, located in Rochester, provides medical and dental care to patients regardless of insurance status.

Dr. Post earned her dental degree from the University of Iowa College of Dentistry and completed a residency at University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics. She recently took over Northwest Dental Group for Dr. Steven Sperling earlier this year. Dr. Post is a member of the the Academy of General Dentistry, American Dental Association, Zumbro Valley Dental Society and Minnesota Dental Association.

Dr. Sperling holds an undergraduate degree from St. Olaf College in Northfield and earned his dental degree from the University of Minnesota School of Dentistry. He holds a Mastership from the Academy of General Dentistry and Fellowship with the International Congress of Oral Implantologists. Dr. Sperling has completed thousands of hours in continuing education, including live training and in-office training. Dr. Sperling is also a governor-appointed member of the Minnesota Board of Dentistry and is the co-author of an Amazon best-selling book, “Change Agents.”

Northwest Dental Group locations are at 1615 14th St. NW and 2056 Superior Dr. NW. For more information about the practice’s family services or Invisalign clear braces, call 507-315-2932.