We Are Dental Solutions
by the number of long term relationships we build
by the number of referrals we receive
by our ability to give back to our community
Dental Solutions is a full-service general and cosmetic dental practice that lives by the golden rule; we treat our patients how we would like to be treated. Our practice is built around treating staff and patients like they are family and we will maintain the highest ethical standards possible.
Dr. Dane, Dentist
Dr. Dane is originally from Blunt, SD. After graduating high school, he served in the United States Air Force. This is where he was first introduced to the dental field as a dental laboratory technician. As a laboratory technician for 6 years, he fabricated fixed and removed dental prostheses (crowns, bridges, dentures, etc).
After serving in the Air Force, he graduated with high honor from South Dakota State University with a major in mechanical engineering. Working as an engineer for about 8 years, he decided to apply to dental school and was accepted to the University of Nebraska College of Dentistry, where he graduated
with honors in 2007.
Dr. Dane and his wife, Ronda, have been married since 1985. Most of their free time is spent with their children and grandchildren. Their hobbies also include hunting, fishing, camping, scuba diving, and watching movies. You can ask Dr. Dane just about any movie quote and he can tell you which movie it is from!
Laura, Office Manager – 2010
Laura has been with Dental Solutions since day one! She has worked in almost every area in the office from assisting to the front office. As the daughter of Dr. Dane, she thought about pursuing a career in dentistry, Laura found out that she prefers the management side of dental practice.
She loves the time she gets to spend building relationships with her staff and patients. Laura mostly enjoys training and implementing new systems to provide a better experience for our family of patients.
Laura has been married to her husband Cody, since 2009. They have 2 boys, Avery and Crosby. In their spare time, they enjoy spending time as a family whether it’s playing catch, watching the Stampede or snuggling up and watching a movie.
Courtney, Expanded Functions Dental Assistant – 2016
Courtney joined our team as a dental assistant. She graduated from Lake Area Technical Institute as an Expanded Functions Dental Assistant and went on to receive her Dental Assisting National Boards (DANB) to become a Certified Dental Assistant. (It’s kinda a big deal!) Fun Fact: Courtney actually completed training at Disney University and had an internship there for a summer.
What Courtney likes most about Dental Solutions is the patients she gets to see! She is also always the first one to hop in and help when needed!
In Courtney’s free time she enjoys spending time with her husband, Alex, and twin boys, Ryker and Cameron. She also loves visiting her family’s farm, watching movies, and ANYTHING Disney.
Leah, Patient Care Coordinator – 2020
Leah joined our team as our patient care coordinator. She is the first face to greet you when you walk in the door!
Leah is originally from Sioux City. She attended The University of South Dakota for Business Administration. After graduation, with a strong interest in health care, she took a position in the medical field. When the opportunity to join a dental practice came along, she took it and didn’t look back. Leah is a wife and has a 4-legged child, named Teddy. Outside of work she enjoys playing volleyball, golfing, and snuggles with Teddy.
Sara, Registered Dental Hygienist – 2020
Sara is a Sioux Falls native. She graduated from the University of South Dakota in 2011 with a bachelor’s degree in dental hygiene. Originally she wanted to be a teacher but stumbled across dental hygiene, which gave her both worlds.
Education is her passion for her patients. She loves to be able to share knowledge and have patients learn how to better care for their oral and overall health. There normally is not a question she can’t answer!
In her free time, she loves to spend time with her husband, Justin, and her 2 children Eleanor and Eli. The whole family also enjoys playing with their German Shorthair, Ava.
Morgan, Registered Dental Hygienist – 2019
Morgan moved from Luverne, MN to Vermillion to attend The University of South Dakota. In 2016, she graduated with her bachelor’s degree in dental hygiene and a minor in health sciences.
She enjoys her career as a hygienist providing care for you and your family’s oral health, but also creating a relationship with each one of her patients.
She enjoys spending time with her boyfriend, Craig, friends, family and her puppy, Roman. She loves to shop, organize, decorate and watch movies and tv snuggled up with Roman.
Lottie, Expanded Functions Dental Assistant and OSHA/Infection Control Officer – 2019
Lottie has been with Dental Solutions since 2019. She brings 20 years of experience along with a knack for making her patients laugh and smile while in our office. Lottie graduated from Southeastern Community College in Lincoln, NE in 2003 with a degree in Dental Assisting. In 2005, she received her national Dental Assisting License. Lottie received her OSHA compliance and training for medical and dental practices in 2009. In 2019, Lottie completed her training in becoming a Certified Surgical Cleaning Technician from AHA, along with becoming a member of the American Heart Hospital. Lottie has also received certificates for her volunteer efforts with Dakota Smiles Mobile Dental.
Lottie married the love of her life, Shaun, in 2013. Soon after, they started a small business called Steffen Electric, and they are watching it grow. Lottie enjoys going to food and drink tastings. She is an amateur foodie who always loves a good hot dog. She also enjoys making photo books, napping, and jamming out to 80’s music.
What Our Patients Say About Us
Area Sponsorships and Philanthropy
Sioux Falls Stampede
Dental Solutions and Dr. Dane are proud to be Sioux Falls Stampede’s official dentist since 2016. The Stampede is the premier club in the United States Hockey League, which catapults amateur players into top College programs, boosting many former members in the NHL. Dr. Dane and staff take pride in the oral health of these top athletes.
Local Softball and Youth Hockey
Dr. Dane is a proud sponsor of many local sports teams, from men’s slowpitch softball, youth hockey, and baseball teams.
South Dakotans in Need
Dr. Dane and his staff are proud to take part of the Donated Dental Services for South Dakota since 2007. This program assists hundreds of disabled and elderly citizens who have dental needs they are not able to provide for themselves.
You can find out more by calling 1-866-551-8023.
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