Dr. Eric Christenson has always had a passion for dentistry. Born and raised in Rochester, MN, by his parents, Jay and Thuy Christenson. He is the oldest of three children, with a younger brother and sister. His passion for dentistry began at a young age when he got his braces put on in the 6th grade. From there, his desire to become a dentist continued to grow as he volunteered at a Good Samaritan Dental Clinic throughout high school and college. Dr. Christenson completed his undergrad degree at the University of Wisconsin-Madison in Biology with a minor in Environmental Science. After his undergrad, he returned home to Minnesota, where he received the high honors of Magna Cum Lade at the University Of Minnesota School Of Dentistry. Throughout his years of education, Dr. Christenson developed his meticulous attention to detail, and strong artistic abilities which allow him to truly enhance a smile and deliver quality care to his patients.
Dr. Christenson looks forward to working with the people of central Minnesota. Through numerous continuing education courses in pediatric dentistry, endodontics, esthetic dentistry, and implant dentistry, Dr. Christenson has been able to expand the scope of his practice. This has allowed him to deliver a wide range of care to patients with different needs and backgrounds.
When not practicing dentistry, Dr. Christenson enjoys spending time with family and friends back in Rochester and the Twin Cities. He thoroughly enjoys playing pickup football and soccer games with his friends, playing beach volleyball, and spending as much time on the lake as possible. Dr. Christenson has recently taken up golf, but still has a ways to go.
As time goes on, Dr. Christenson hopes to help give back to the community and provide dental care to the underserved and underprivileged and give everyone a smile they can truly be proud to show off.