Dr. Melissa Brandner-Otten, DDS
Dr. Melissa Brandner-Otten is the main dentist at Parkside Dental, a native of South Dakota with over 16 years of experience in the dentistry profession. Her favorite part about dentistry is developing a relationship with patients and their families, motivating them to maintain good oral health and striving to provide them with a positive, pain-free, educational dental visit.
Working for 10 years at the Dental Clinic in Canton, SD before opening her own practice, Dr. Brandner-Otten has lived in the community of Tea for over a decade and is very happy to work and help create a positive impact in the community. A 1999 graduate of the University of Nebraska’s College of Medicine and School of Dentistry, and completing over 100 course hours for Comprehensive Orthodontic Education, Dr. Brander-Otten also received her undergraduate degree in Environmental Science at NSU in Aberdeen, SD.
In her spare time, Dr. Brandner-Otten spends time trail-riding and barrel racing her horses, as well as traveling and camping with her husband and three children.
Dr. Brandner-Otten is involved with the following associations and charities:
- American Dental Association
- South Dakota Dental Association
- South Eastern Area District Dental Association
- Donated Dental Provider
- Master Laser Certification
- National Association of Professional Women