4.3
61 Reviews

Christina Larsen

Jun 28, 2019

Thank you for the beautiful smile!! Fast and very well done.

Erika Gorlov

Jun 05, 2019

I hate going to the dentist, but this place changed it for me! Explain everything and VERY gentle!!!

Karina Anatolivich

Jun 05, 2019

Very professional! Also very kind and understanding with any requests I had!

Linda Meinecke

Dec 21, 2018

I had a tooth extraction, and it was painless. Every one involved was great! Thank you!

ElizaBeth Henrich

Dec 16, 2018

I dreaded going to the dentist and used to have to do sedation dentistry to get me through an appointment. The first visit was full set of x-rays and cleaning. There did seems to be a lot of work recommended but Dr J was willing to prioritize the work and help me maximize my dental insurance for the year. In two visits I was able to get 10 cavities filled and a partial denture. I really like the Saturday appointment option. Dr J was patient and calming during my visits. I didn't think that I would get to a point where I didn't dread going to the dentist and now I have a dentist that I am OK seeing.

Traci Bilben

Nov 06, 2018

Had a great experience here with Dr. J! I had lost a filling over the weekend, the office got me in Monday (when I wasn’t even a regular patient) and fixed my issue in less than an hour. I couldn’t be more pleased with the kind treatment and quality of their work!

Jessica French

Oct 29, 2018

I called last week during normal business hours and was sent to a recording and I specifically pressed for their emergency line. I have yet to receive a call back and that was almost 5 days ago. I called, in pain, in tears I would think the least they could do is call a person back. Rude.

Terry Singsaas

Sep 30, 2018

Smitty Werbenjagermanjensen

Sep 18, 2018

Good

Daven Gobalan

Aug 26, 2018

I went for cleaning my teeth, Sarah did a wonderful Job! A few months ago I went in for a couple of fillings and Dr. J did a fantastic job with the work. He was professional by explaining the procedure and competent. Also, when I walked-in, the staffs were very friendly and welcoming. I would strongly recommend this clinic!

Joan Parsakalleh

Aug 16, 2018

Great friendly, professional and prompt service! I was able to get in right away to fix a cap. Repair was done quickly and professionally! I recommend them for your dental needs.

Adam Nash

Jul 19, 2018

Best dentist in the area! Highly recommend! I’ve moved away from the area and still come back. Great staff and can’t say enough about Dr J. 1st class!

Pam Taylor

Jul 14, 2018

I have always been afraid of dentists because of some past experiences. Dr. J. made me feel comfortable right away. He is very professional and experienced.The procedures that he performed were absolutely painless and he explained what he was doing. I am very happy with the results. I think the whole staff is very friendly and helpful. Kim is an excellent hygienist and makes the whole experience a pleasant one.

Monica Hernandez

Jun 29, 2018

curt stein

Jun 27, 2018

My whole family has been going to this location for over 10 plus years. Dr. J & Andrea (front desk) staff are very knowledgeable and really care about their patients. Midwest Dental has all the recent technology and text message reminders for up coming appointments. I would recommend this dentist to my friends and family.

Cassie Martinez

Jun 27, 2018

Dr J and the whole staff at Midwest Dental are great! My whole family sees Dr J.

joel reed

Jun 12, 2018

They worked around my schedule we’re all great I’m definately going back over and over I found my dentist for remainder of his career marissa was great as well thank you all!!!! Front desk lady was a hoot what a great place Thank You Joe Reed

Tracy Pederson

May 24, 2018

I was extremely happy with all the staff who were very knowledgeable and very helpful. Dr. J was very gentle and wanted beyond all else to make the visit and my tooth extraction as much of a positive and painfree experience as possible. The old clinic that was here was horrifying and the complete opposite of the clinic there now! I am deathly afraid of dentists, but Midwest kept me informed and very comfortable. I intend on going back and having more work done asap. Also the prices were way cheaper than quoted due to a check payment with a 5% discount for chks. And cash payments. Finally a dentist that i can trust!!! Been there twice now, preparing for more extractions... Still very happy and won't need to be so stressed this next time I go in now that I know what to expect... They Have now also implemented a great discount plan on top of the already low prices, great news for old schoolers like me who had bad experiences and were met with high prices that caused people like me to wait yrs to get back to see one again..

quinn maniac

May 21, 2018

Was a great experience both times I came here, never felt a darn thing of pain. And the employees are super nice and ethical. So if u don't like the dentist , trust me you will if u join this one. 😂

Carla Nelson

May 16, 2018

We appreciate everyone in the office, kind and caring, and very welcoming. Dr. Ramakrishnan made my daughter happy to smile with her teeth showing, something that braces for years didn't do! So happy!!

Asmita Patel

Apr 13, 2018

Really awesome place!!!! Very very friendly staff. Dr. Jay is awesome. He knows how to take care of all of their patients. He did some fillings on my son and next day I received a call from him asking how he was doing. Really awesome place and I highly recommend it.

Jim Passow

Apr 08, 2018

Very friendly and very to the point.

Kim Berger

Apr 05, 2018

Went in with previous bad dental issues from another dentist and was given first class treatment. I suffer from high anxiety and both the dr and hygienist were amazing and calming and patient with me. Just had a extraction with infection and it went well they talked me through each step as they did them. Over all it was a great experience!

Jan Bell

Mar 29, 2018

I had a very positive experience at Midwest Dental. Dr.J and his staff are great. I thought that I was going to have a procedure done. Dr.J said he wanted additional e-rays before starting , after reviewing them he determined that I did NOT need the work done. ALL Of THIS AT NO CHARGE TO ME. What a great feeling to know that Dr.J double checked out of concern, and I left without any charges. Thank You DR. J . I"m looking forward to my next visit.

JoAnn Dodd

Mar 26, 2018

I have been a patient of Midwest Dental in Big Lake for 10 years, and a patient of Dr. J's for most of those years. I started going there because of the reasonable prices they offered for my dental care, and have continued going there all these years because Dr. J. and his staff are the most friendly, caring and compassionate staff you will ever find. I have had all my general exams and cleanings, root canals, dental caps and one post implanted at this clinic, and I could not be more happy with the quality of professional service and personal attention I always get. Dr. J. takes the time to follow up with me after my appointments, and that kind of attention and service, keep me coming back. If you are looking for a 5 star dental clinic, Midwest Dental is the place to go. Dr. J. and his staff have made me a life time patient.

Warda Hester

Mar 24, 2018

I've been going to Midwest Dental in Big Lake and I really enjoying going there. The staff is friendly and helpful, they also have weekend appointment which is very convenient. I would recommend Midwest Dental in Big Lake.

Sam Walters

Mar 24, 2018

Ken W- Quick and easy tooth extraction for a great price.

Allie Laurent

Mar 19, 2018

I went in for a routine cleaning and x-rays as a new patient at Midwest Dental Big Lake. It was my worst dental experience I've ever had. I showed up on time but had to wait 40 minutes for the hygienist and then proceeded to spend another hour and a half in my appointment. The "cleaning" was anything but productive; I basically paid for her to just floss my teeth. I also need to mention her extremely poor bedside manor! Dr. J came in for the exam and told me that I have 11 cavities that need to get filled right away because "they would hate for me to lose all my teeth". My last dental visit at my regular dentist, I had 1 cavity that they were monitoring so it didn't seem right that all of a sudden I had 11, so I went back to my regular dentist for a second opinion and they said I have only 1 that should get filled. My regular dentist is Midwest Dental in Eau Claire, WI and I am appalled at how poor my experience was at the Big Lake location. Their staff was far less friendly and professional and their facilities seemed to lack in updates and patient privacy. I would NOT recommend going here unless you like to get ripped off.

Rachel Lang

Mar 19, 2018

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Mar 12, 2018

Kavitha Gobalan

Mar 09, 2018

Recently visited the Midwest Dental clinic, outstanding customer service from the front desk staff. Dental hygienist, Sarah and dentist, Dr.J did a great job with cleaning and wisdom tooth extraction! Very professional, pain free, and excellent care! Will definitely recommend this dental clinic.

Tanya Huber

Mar 08, 2018

Amazing

Kiran B

Mar 08, 2018

I took my ten year old to the clinic and the staff was very courteous and Dr. J did an outstanding job explaining the procedure and extracting the tooth. Very impressed with the great equipment.

Shirley Rhea

Mar 01, 2018

They did a wonderful job making sure my son was comfortable and relaxed during his filling. They have always been professional and expedient.

Gina

Mar 01, 2018

Fast, friendly and great tooth care. They explained everything and called to follow up after my procedure. I would highly recommend.

Carla Swanson

Feb 08, 2018

I needed cosmetic repair on a front lower tooth. It turned out great and was quick. I used the new patient special for my initial exam and cleaning. Super impressed with the high tech equipment. Dr. J.R. and his staff did a terrific job.

Andrea Schmitt

Oct 07, 2017

jeff bain

Sep 21, 2017

Nick Schultz

Jun 22, 2017

Had a great visit, got me in right away. Very quick job. Both the cleaning and fillings went great. Explained everything on a screen right in front of me, what they were doing and how stuff worked.

David Neeley

May 24, 2017

I had a dental amalgam filling (from a different provider) break/fall out earlier in the week. I thought it would be a couple weeks for anyone to just take a look at what happened with the filling and another appointment to fix it, but the good Dr. fit me in on a Saturday which was amazing, and they took care of a cavity I had forming on a different tooth. Will be coming back to check my other fillings and I would recommend this provider over Princeton Dental.

Tyler Schmitt

May 13, 2017

They gave my a good clean up/check up. The lady at the feotn desk was really nice and friendly to me. After my check up they gave my a little toy it was pretty cool for me. I recommended this dental for everybody!!!

Steven Mizner

May 12, 2017

I have an amazing hygienist here and she does a terrific job!! I think the negative reviews must be from before they were bought out (used to be a Smile Center), or from people who don't actually go here (complaints about which insurance they don't take!?!) Dunno. Maybe she just does a great job with me, but she really does a great job with me! Well, my daughters too. So, yeah, they're even good with kids.

Matt Zeiszler

May 05, 2017

Called as a new patient and they got me in right away. First visit was straight forward, told me what needed to be done and the monitor right in front of me showed exactly what was going on. Very professional office and still very personal feeling.

Mike Schmitt

Apr 27, 2017

My experience was great. I called to get an appointment they were able to schedule me for the next day. I do not care for dentists but went in, the front desk person was very friendly and nice I only waited for maybe 2 minutes before I was called back. The hygienist was also very friendly making me feel more comfortable. Then was seen by Dr. J who was great, he made me laugh and that set my mind at ease. The procedure was quick and painless and most of all my tooth feels better. Needless to say, it was a great visit to a place I would feel comfortable going back to and working with their staff again. Thanks MWD!

Scary Mary Is awesome

Apr 19, 2017

Great experience!!! Very helpful in making the correct decisions about my teeth and what needed to be done. Extremely helpful while going through process and told me what was going to happen and how to respond if I experienced any pain. I did not have any pain during treatment and was treated very well by the Dr and all the staff.

Heather O

Apr 17, 2017

My husband and our three kids have been going there in the last few years. Recently our two youngest, ages 9 and 5, had their every six month regular cleaning. Our youngest forgot to bring her stuffed animal with so she was a little nervous. One of the assistants, Dottie was very sweet and told my daughter they have little stuffed animals that she can hold on to while they do the cleaning. They care about their patients. We are pleased with their services and will continue to come back.

Jennie Euerle

Mar 16, 2017

This place is bout the worst place I have called... because i called to see if the took the state insurance and she told me no which wasn't a big deal but the person on the phone wasn't even sorry for not taking them

Bachan dayal

Feb 23, 2017

This place is a scam or they don't know what they doing because my son and I went for fillings and they told us we have to get root canal. So we went to another dentist which we did just a regular filling. These people only want your money so beware of them. Their cleaning is no good either. This dentist is only out for your money and is know as root canal specialist.

Jason Spears

Sep 26, 2016

Lee Berg

Jun 07, 2016

Always professional and informative

josh towers

Mar 14, 2016

Had a appointment set up for 6 months after my daughter last appointment there and they call to confirm her appointment the day before and then call me back at 4:55 pm the day before to tell me they no longer take her insurance!!! Really I have a appointment set for 6 months (they stopped taking her insurance Jan.1st they said) and their just telling me the day before when I've taken off work and had to move stuff around to get her there!!!! And the person I talked to on the phone acted like it was my fault for what insurance I had, not a sorry or anything!!!! Oh yeah, And I wasn't impressed at all with the place last time I was there.

Mike Robertson

Jan 12, 2016

I regret ever choosing We Care (about money) and the only reason I did was because I moved to Big Lake. The routine teeth cleaning was marginal at best and I could've done a better job with a toothpick. A thorough cleaning will be uncomfortable because they must get under the gum line. And, by their own policy, you must pay copay at time of visit. Most every place does this and I've never had a problem - until I dealt with We Care (about money). I received a bill that I thought was covered by insurance and it ended up being turned over to collection agency. Of course, I paid it, but not without a ding to my credit. Never had that happen before with my other dentists. We Care (about money) 's business office is incompetent. I had my last dentist for years and now I drive all the way to Coon Rapids just to see him. LOVE my dentist. So sorry I ever went to We Care (about money).

Taylor Sura

Aug 11, 2015

Absolutely horrible ! It was my first time being there...most businesses like this will ask you what kind of insurance you have while scheduling your appointment and call them to see what and if they will cover well they decided to wait til I was done with my appointment to tell me that my insurance doesn't cover so I ended up having to pay out of pocket an unreasonable amount that couldn't afford !!! First time going there and my last !!!! They care more about money than us!!!! Horrible

Theresa Neises

Nov 18, 2014

My dental needs chaned due to a job change. My husband researched and we decided on WeCare Dental in Big Lake, MN. I was skepticalonly bebecause I wanted a dentist closerto home, but I need to say that I was quickly proved wrong. Office staff is friendly and detailed. I didnt plan on going into late January but found myself with a dental emergency. I had Dr "J" as he likes to be called. He was amazing. Very professional, and he asked me very detailed questions regarding my general health to help determine the problem. Intellegent man, did awesome work and found myself feeling very comfortable at this clinic. He wwill be my dentist of choice and will recommend this clinic to friendly and family.

Joseph Magda

Oct 03, 2014

In my 67 years I have had 7 dentists, my experience with the staff and service at WeCare Dental has been the best!

Kathy Cleaves

Jul 29, 2014

So many things went wrong, I don't know where to start. My questions weren't answered. The fillings I was supposed to have done were random and they didn't even get the right teeth! The filling compound used to fill was left all over my teeth. My complaints were never addressed. There were several other problems too so I filed a complaint with MN Dental Association. My complaint was "rejected" so WeCare Dental didn't have to fix all the mistakes they made. I just started going to a new dentist and he corrected all the problems. This office is more like a production line with TONS of dentists who work all hours. 90% of their dentists are Vietnamese with very poor English. Maybe they work cheap? I would never recommend this place to anyone.

Carpe Noctem

Aug 10, 2013

STATE INSURANCE NOT ACCEPTED!!!!!!! I was a patient of the Smile Center before it became WeCare Dental. Since the dental office changed names, I had been forced to visit the Sherburne County offices to obtain both medical and dental state insurance. WeCare Dental does not except this form of insurance, and refuses to treat any new patients that are insured through the state. I understood the fact that they are not excepting new patients, but I had been seen in the when it was called Smile Center, and still I was turned away despite the fact that they had me in there records. Smile Center will not treat anyone with state coverage whether they have a emergency situation or whether it is a standard check up. EVERYONE SHOULD KNOW THAT THEY DO NOT ACCEPT PATIENTS WITH THIS TYPE OF INSURANCE, AND SHOULD NOT WASTE THERE TIME VISITING THERE OFFICES, OR CALLING TO SCHEDULE A APPOINTMENT.

Tina Osmonson

May 20, 2013

I have been coming to We Care in Big Lake for 2 years for general care and have been pleased with the service and the price. When I needed to have a crown done, Dr. Vu took great care of me. I was a bit nervous as this was my 1st crown, but all of the staff - from reception to hygenist and especially Dr. Vu - really made me feel confortable with the process. I honestly felt like Dr. Vu took his time and really cared about making sure the crown was an exact fit (and was concerned with my comfort at all times during the procedure) I was suprised and very happy to find that in as little as less then 2 days most pain and sensitivity was nonexistent. I don't normally write reviews but felt like WeCare and Dr. Vu were worth it. Thanks!

Ganesh Prasath

May 15, 2013

Wecare Dental staff are very friendly and I have been receiving excellent service from them for the past several years. My Dentist is Dr.Jay (Jaganathan) , he is very knowledgeable, professional and well experienced in all the areas like root canals, fixings etc and has been providing excellent service for several years. I liked the way he explains the existing teeth issues and resolving the same in well experienced way. Dr.Jay is a excellent dentist and helped me in saving my teeth by his treatment. His patience is very appreciable and never rushes with his treatments. He always took his time to explain everything he did and helped me understanding my complicated root canals treatments. Also, he explains the best & alternate ways to fix the any tooth related problem. I am driving nearly 40 miles every time from my home just for Dr.Jay's expertise. Its been very good dental experience all these years. I referred many of my friends and relatives to Dr.Jay for their Dental problem and everyone had a GREAT service from Dr.Jay and all were very happy with his service.Dr.Jay always thinks and provides a best longer term solution which saves my money instead of fixing in short terms many times. Dr.Jay has been doing fantastic job and I highly recommend him for any kind of complex Dental issues.

Miranda Branstner

Sep 22, 2012

HORRIBLE! I went there once to just get fillings done. And the dentist did the worst job I have ever seen in my life! He didn't even fill the cavities. All he did was put fillings in random spots on the left side of my mouth. They were suppose to do work on the right side as well, but they never did it. They just kept telling me to set up another appointment to come back. I do work and go to college and have a child to care for. I cannot keep coming back over and over again. I had this work done on the left side almost 2 months ago, and I'm still not able to chew on that side of my mouth. Every time I bite down, it hurts SO BAD! So now I have to go to a different dentist and have them fix the left side of my mouth. Which whatever the price is on that bill, WeCare WILL BE paying for it.

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Welcome to Midwest Dental
Big Lake, MN!

It is our pleasure to partner with you in your dental care. Whether you are a new patient seeking a dentist or already part of our family, Midwest Dental in Big Lake, MN offers a wide range of general dental services, cosmetic dentistry and restorative dentistry for adults and children.

We accept most insurance. If you have any questions, please give us a call.

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Midwest Dental accepts a wide range of dental insurance plans,* including plans from:

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  • Anthem 300
  • Anthem PPO
  • Assurant
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
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  • Delta Civic Smiles
  • Delta Dental
  • Delta PPO
  • Delta Premier
  • Dental Health Alliance (DHA)
  • Guardian
  • Health Partners
  • Humana
  • MetLife
  • Premier Dental Group
  • Principal
  • Sun Life
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    As your care team, the dentists, hygienists and dental assistants at Midwest Dental pledge to provide a great experience and exceed your expectations of what it means to visit the dentist. We know that everyone has a unique smile, and unique dental health needs. You can expect your care team to be honest and open about your treatment plan, and to act with your health in mind.
  • As your care team, the dentists, hygienists and dental assistants at Midwest Dental pledge to provide a great experience and exceed your expectations of what it means to visit the dentist. We know that everyone has a unique smile, and unique dental health needs. You can expect your care team to be honest and open about your treatment plan, and to act with your health in mind.

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Your Care Team

    As your care team, the dentists, hygienists and dental assistants at Midwest Dental pledge to provide a great experience and exceed your expectations of what it means to visit the dentist. We know that everyone has a unique smile, and unique dental health needs. You can expect your care team to be honest and open about your treatment plan, and to act with your health in mind.

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