Big white smile Meet the Team
Dr. John Jordan

Dr. John Jordan was born and raised in Choteau Montana where he graduated from high school in 1983. He attended Montana State University of Bozeman and received his Bachelor of Science Degree in Biology. In 1992 Dr. Jordan graduated from the University of Minnesota Dental School in Minneapolis. He has studied extensively in the areas of cosmetic, restorative, orthodontics, and implants. He has been in a membership program with Dr. Gordon Christianson at the Mercer Center for Dentistry in Scottsdale Arizona. His passion for learning guarantees his patients the best treatment plans backed by his knowledge and years of experience.

Dr. Jordan married Gail and after graduating from dental school. They moved to Detroit lakes where he practiced for 12 years before he opened his new ultramodern dental facility in 2005.

Dr. Jordan believes in civic responsibility and is a member of Kiwanis International. He has also been a past leader of Young Life, and is an active supporter of the youth in our area.

Mariah starting working at West River Dental in September 2018. She loves interacting with patients, and especially enjoys helping kids have a positive and fun experience at West River Dental! When she’s not working, Mariah likes traveling and being with her family.
Jennifer began serving patients as a dental hygienist in 2001. She joined West River Dental in 2016, where she enjoys getting to know her patients. She delights in helping patients improve their oral health and in making their experience at West River Dental the very best it can be. Jennifer and her husband, Matt, have two sons who keep them very busy with sporting activities throughout the year.
Kim has worked at West River Dental since 2016. She enjoys helping the patients and appreciates getting to know them better.
Mandy has been a dental hygienist at West River Dental since 2015, when she moved back to her hometown, Detroit Lakes. She loves working with the staff at West River Dental to improve the dental health and aesthetics of their patients. She enjoys spending time with her husband, daughter and puppies. Mandy is an M State Moorhead graduate.
Rory, a dental hygienist for over 20 years, has spent over half her career working at West River Dental. She loves being part of a great team committed to providing excellent care to patients. She enjoys using the most up-to-date techniques and technology to best serve patients.
Heather has been a dental assistant for Dr. Jordan for 16 years. She says, she’s blessed to be part of the West River Dental team who provide such great patient care!
Sadie joined West River Dental in 2020. She has been a dental assistant for ten years. She enjoys getting know her patients and working with such a great team!
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Brenda joined the West River Dental team in 2007. She loves coming to work every day and enjoys visiting and getting to know the patients, who always make her day!
Gail graduated from the University of Minnesota with a dental hygiene degree in 1990. Gail loves coming to work because of the amazing West River Dental team and the awesome patients! In her spare time Gail enjoys cooking, exercising and traveling. She also enjoys spending time with her husband, Dr. Jordan, their three children and their two Pomeranians, Polo and Lulu.
Shannon has been part of the West River Dental team since it first opened in 2005. She feels fortunate to work with the best staff who are committed to making WRD patients feel so welcome and at ease! When she is not working, Shannon enjoys trying new recipes, spending time with her family and her two dogs, Rudy and Macy.