4.3
35 Reviews

Maggie Solo

Jun 16, 2021

I hate going to the dentist, but these folk make it very tolerable. Very friendly staff, dentists are great and professional, and best yet the prices are very reasonable. Very LGBTQ friendly!

Don Schmanski

May 21, 2021

Absolutely the best experience I’ve ever had in a dental office. They were on time considerate of my situation and very professional I would highly recommend them to anyone looking for a great dental experience!

Natalie Jasnoch

May 14, 2021

Megan Iossi

May 10, 2021

I recently moved to the area, and after not having many choices to choose from in my network I went with Midwest Dental. I have only been there 1 time, so I don't feel like i can give a full review until I have been there a few more times. The first thing I have noticed was how outdated the dental office is. The whole office needs a major renovation and equipment update. That is a bit of a turn off compared to other dental offices I have gone to in the past. The dentist was out of maternity leave, but the dentist filling in for her was very nice and informative along with the staff. I will see how the next couple visits go, but i would really like to see a more updated facility especially a dental office.

Crystal Griffin

Apr 23, 2021

Don Mueller

Apr 01, 2021

Shadow Star13

Mar 16, 2021

Would give negative if I could. They confirmed I had an appointment then just canceled it on me when I showed up. My dentist Dr. Neefe left and when the temp one came in he was horrible. I went in the have a crown placed and he didn't even have a clue. NEVER go here.

Anthony Christensen

Mar 04, 2021

Katie Hokenstad

Mar 02, 2021

Very friendly staff!

boiled beans

Feb 22, 2021

I had made appointments for my kids on a Monday. Just before their Monday appointment I received a call saying they need to reschedule because the dentist will not be in the office. New appointment Thursday same week. Get there and wait for my kids to go back. Just before the get my 1st son to clean his teeth, they tell me I need to sign forms for their cleaning because the dentist is not in the office. They should have told me this when I rescheduled! This means my oldest has had 2 appointments without a dentist looking at his teeth! Why even make me reschedule, the dentist was not there on either day anyways?? This place has poor communication and don't seem to care that they cannot communicate either.

Randy Martinson

Feb 17, 2021

Jennifer Dickson

Feb 16, 2021

By far one of the most comfortable visits to the dentist. From the receptionist, hygienist to dentist, everyone was welcoming and warm. Very professional. My hygienist was by far the best hygienist I have EVER had in all my years of cleanings!!

denzell holcomb

Feb 09, 2021

Very fast and professional I was in and out in no time . Staff was nice and very helpful. I recommend them for any dental services you may need .

Kat Peralta

Feb 09, 2021

This is the best dentist I’ve ever been to. I generally am terrified of the dentist but they made me feel very at ease. The dental hygienist was incredibly nice and professional! The dentist talked me through the process of treatment and explained everything to me. Highly recommend! A million times better than Aspen Dental!

Cody Hoekstra

Feb 06, 2021

Lindsay Slapak

Jan 28, 2021

Best hygiene visit I’ve had!

Clay Scheffler

Jan 16, 2021

I was very impressed with their timeliness and professionalism. I was able to get an appointment the same day I called and they were very respectful of my time and they listened to my problems. I would highly recommend this place to anyone

Beatrix Buffet

Oct 30, 2020

I am looking forward to my next appointment. Best dentist in Winona and I've tried them all.

Beatrix Buffet

Oct 30, 2020

I am looking forward to my next appointment. Best dentist in Winona and I've tried them all.

Mai Kou Yang

Oct 07, 2020

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Liz Gillins

Aug 01, 2020

Great experience from start to finish. Competent, professional, and friendly staff that accommodated our family on short notice. Dr. Neefe and assistants did excellent work and had a more conservative approach, which was appreciated, and helped my kids feel at ease. My kids are already asking when they can go back to the dentist!

Liz Gillins

Aug 01, 2020

Great experience from start to finish. Competent, professional, and friendly staff that accommodated our family on short notice. Dr. Neefe and assistants did excellent work and had a more conservative approach, which was appreciated, and helped my kids feel at ease. My kids are already asking when they can go back to the dentist!

Liz Gillins

Aug 01, 2020

Great experience from start to finish. Competent, professional, and friendly staff that accommodated our family on short notice. Dr. Neefe and assistants did excellent work and had a more conservative approach, which was appreciated, and helped my kids feel at ease. My kids are already asking when they can go back to the dentist!

Jerid Kluck

Mar 06, 2020

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Jane Harris

Dec 17, 2019

I have been coming here for approximately 5 years. Service has been excellent, professional and friendly. They are accommodating when I’ve had to reschedule. Procedures are explained well and you are given an insurance estimate well ahead of time so you know exactly what to expect. I never feel rushed or pushed into any procedure. I highly recommend.

jane harris

Dec 17, 2019

I have been coming here for approximately 5 years. Service has been excellent, professional and friendly. They are accommodating when I’ve had to reschedule. Procedures are explained well and you are given an insurance estimate well ahead of time so you know exactly what to expect. I never feel rushed or pushed into any procedure. I highly recommend.

jane harris

Dec 17, 2019

I have been coming here for approximately 5 years. Service has been excellent, professional and friendly. They are accommodating when I’ve had to reschedule. Procedures are explained well and you are given an insurance estimate well ahead of time so you know exactly what to expect. I never feel rushed or pushed into any procedure. I highly recommend.

Norm Kostuck, Jr.

Oct 31, 2019

Personable, friendly, professional. Thanks for taking care of me.

Norm Kostuck, Jr.

Oct 31, 2019

Personable, friendly, professional. Thanks for taking care of me.

Norm Kostuck, Jr.

Oct 31, 2019

Personable, friendly, professional. Thanks for taking care of me.

Roberta Hornberg

Nov 26, 2018

Horrible experience dr neefe postponed my procedure than when I come in for procedure and I’m in chair with bib on he changed his mind about doing work because he didn’t read my health history form. He admitted that he wasn’t prepared . He did a bone graft and had me get a 3D xray for no reason.I would like a full refund for bone graft X-ray and a pair of dentures that do not fit and have never fit. Very unethical .

Roberta Hornberg

Nov 26, 2018

Horrible experience dr neefe postponed my procedure than when I come in for procedure and I’m in chair with bib on he changed his mind about doing work because he didn’t read my health history form. He admitted that he wasn’t prepared . He did a bone graft and had me get a 3D xray for no reason.I would like a full refund for bone graft X-ray and a pair of dentures that do not fit and have never fit. Very unethical .

Susan Mansfield

Oct 05, 2018

Wow! I'm one of those people that hate going to the dentist-for any reason, thanks to early childhood experiences. I recently had a root canal done by Dr. Neefe and it was actually the best dental experience I've had in my life-including cleanings! I could have fallen asleep while they did their thing. Calm demeanor, friendly with a great sense of humor. Believe me, he knows me well. If you have any doubts, call Dr. Neefe!

Susan Mansfield

Oct 05, 2018

Wow! I'm one of those people that hate going to the dentist-for any reason, thanks to early childhood experiences. I recently had a root canal done by Dr. Neefe and it was actually the best dental experience I've had in my life-including cleanings! I could have fallen asleep while they did their thing. Calm demeanor, friendly with a great sense of humor. Believe me, he knows me well. If you have any doubts, call Dr. Neefe!

Susan Mansfield

Oct 05, 2018

Wow! I'm one of those people that hate going to the dentist-for any reason, thanks to early childhood experiences. I recently had a root canal done by Dr. Neefe and it was actually the best dental experience I've had in my life-including cleanings! I could have fallen asleep while they did their thing. Calm demeanor, friendly with a great sense of humor. Believe me, he knows me well. If you have any doubts, call Dr. Neefe!

Glen F

Jul 20, 2018

There for a procedure today. Explained procedure well before, during and for the after care. Answered all questions. No pressure, the decision of what to do was left to me and my pocketbook. Caring, professional and knowledgeable dentist and these attributes carry over to the rest of the staff. On my first visit there a few weeks ago, I used their new patient promotion because we do not have dental insurance- $89 for exam, cleaning and xrays. Besides the regular X-rays , they took a panorama X-ray, all covered by this fee. This alone saved us big bucks. So glad we found this office as we are new to the area. Would recommend them to anyone.

Glen F

Jul 20, 2018

There for a procedure today. Explained procedure well before, during and for the after care. Answered all questions. No pressure, the decision of what to do was left to me and my pocketbook. Caring, professional and knowledgeable dentist and these attributes carry over to the rest of the staff. On my first visit there a few weeks ago, I used their new patient promotion because we do not have dental insurance- $89 for exam, cleaning and xrays. Besides the regular X-rays , they took a panorama X-ray, all covered by this fee. This alone saved us big bucks. So glad we found this office as we are new to the area. Would recommend them to anyone.

Glen F

Jul 20, 2018

There for a procedure today. Explained procedure well before, during and for the after care. Answered all questions. No pressure, the decision of what to do was left to me and my pocketbook. Caring, professional and knowledgeable dentist and these attributes carry over to the rest of the staff. On my first visit there a few weeks ago, I used their new patient promotion because we do not have dental insurance- $89 for exam, cleaning and xrays. Besides the regular X-rays , they took a panorama X-ray, all covered by this fee. This alone saved us big bucks. So glad we found this office as we are new to the area. Would recommend them to anyone.

David Marshall

Aug 01, 2017

I have used Midwest Dental since coming to Winona six year ago and have had excellent experience with all of their procedures; for example, repair of a broken crown, repair of a broken partial, extraction of teeth, making and implanting a a four tooth permanent bridge, cleaning and other tasks. In every situation, I have found Midwest Dental to be professional, courteous, thoughtful and patient, concerned about my possibility of suffering pain in any procedure. Over all, I give them an outstanding rating in all categories. As proof, I even talked my wife in going to them as well. She does not like to go to the dentist; she does now.

David Marshall

Aug 01, 2017

I have used Midwest Dental since coming to Winona six year ago and have had excellent experience with all of their procedures; for example, repair of a broken crown, repair of a broken partial, extraction of teeth, making and implanting a a four tooth permanent bridge, cleaning and other tasks. In every situation, I have found Midwest Dental to be professional, courteous, thoughtful and patient, concerned about my possibility of suffering pain in any procedure. Over all, I give them an outstanding rating in all categories. As proof, I even talked my wife in going to them as well. She does not like to go to the dentist; she does now.

David Marshall

Aug 01, 2017

I have used Midwest Dental since coming to Winona six year ago and have had excellent experience with all of their procedures; for example, repair of a broken crown, repair of a broken partial, extraction of teeth, making and implanting a a four tooth permanent bridge, cleaning and other tasks. In every situation, I have found Midwest Dental to be professional, courteous, thoughtful and patient, concerned about my possibility of suffering pain in any procedure. Over all, I give them an outstanding rating in all categories. As proof, I even talked my wife in going to them as well. She does not like to go to the dentist; she does now.

Zechariah Kitzhaber

Mar 22, 2017

I called them with a terrible toothache and they were able to fit me in right away for a root canal which went very well. I had to come back twice more to finish the root canal and get a filling, but they were always incredibly accommodating. The staff was all very friendly and welcoming and even remembered my face and name! The best experience I have ever had with a dentist!!

Zechariah Kitzhaber

Mar 22, 2017

I called them with a terrible toothache and they were able to fit me in right away for a root canal which went very well. I had to come back twice more to finish the root canal and get a filling, but they were always incredibly accommodating. The staff was all very friendly and welcoming and even remembered my face and name! The best experience I have ever had with a dentist!!

Zechariah Kitzhaber

Mar 22, 2017

I called them with a terrible toothache and they were able to fit me in right away for a root canal which went very well. I had to come back twice more to finish the root canal and get a filling, but they were always incredibly accommodating. The staff was all very friendly and welcoming and even remembered my face and name! The best experience I have ever had with a dentist!!

CTRL FREQ

Apr 04, 2016

FIVE STARS! AWESOME STAFF! (Still owe them a bit of money), BUT THEY'VE BEEN EXCELLENT! THANKS SO MUCH MIDWEST! My molar socket healed up lovely! No problems! No pain at all...some mild discomfort, but that's with any extraction! FIVE STARS! Wonderful people. Thanks bunch. Much love!

Jayge Against The Machine

Apr 04, 2016

FIVE STARS! AWESOME STAFF! (Still owe them a bit of money), BUT THEY'VE BEEN EXCELLENT! THANKS SO MUCH MIDWEST! My molar socket healed up lovely! No problems! No pain at all...some mild discomfort, but that's with any extraction! FIVE STARS! Wonderful people. Thanks bunch. Much love!

Patricia Blaisdell

Apr 01, 2016

The office staff has always been wonderful. There have been a couple of times I have needed to get in immediately and they have always fit me in. I have always had a high level of satisfaction with the dental services done at Midwest Dental.

Tim Groth

Sep 17, 2015

I found the people in the office to be friendly and helpful for the most part. However I did have issues with office overall. The first issue was that I had asked about the use of nitrous oxide as I am a "Dental Chicken". The receptionist reassured me that they would be able to accommodate me without concern. When I arrived and after I was sitting in the chair, I was informed that the equipment was "malfunctioning and unavailable". In the course of several visits, I never received this service. The second issue was when I arrived for an appointment and was presented with a "surprise" extra filling after I was seated in the chair. Serious lack of communication between the dentist, the rest of the staff, and the patient. Finally, I too received the nasty phone call from the corporate office with the threat of sending the bill to the collection agency if not paid in full within a week. Overall, this was a very unpleasant experience and I could not recommend this company to anyone.

Tim Groth

Sep 17, 2015

I found the people in the office to be friendly and helpful for the most part. However I did have issues with office overall. The first issue was that I had asked about the use of nitrous oxide as I am a "Dental Chicken". The receptionist reassured me that they would be able to accommodate me without concern. When I arrived and after I was sitting in the chair, I was informed that the equipment was "malfunctioning and unavailable". In the course of several visits, I never received this service. The second issue was when I arrived for an appointment and was presented with a "surprise" extra filling after I was seated in the chair. Serious lack of communication between the dentist, the rest of the staff, and the patient. Finally, I too received the nasty phone call from the corporate office with the threat of sending the bill to the collection agency if not paid in full within a week. Overall, this was a very unpleasant experience and I could not recommend this company to anyone.

Tim Groth

Sep 17, 2015

I found the people in the office to be friendly and helpful for the most part. However I did have issues with office overall. The first issue was that I had asked about the use of nitrous oxide as I am a "Dental Chicken". The receptionist reassured me that they would be able to accommodate me without concern. When I arrived and after I was sitting in the chair, I was informed that the equipment was "malfunctioning and unavailable". In the course of several visits, I never received this service. The second issue was when I arrived for an appointment and was presented with a "surprise" extra filling after I was seated in the chair. Serious lack of communication between the dentist, the rest of the staff, and the patient. Finally, I too received the nasty phone call from the corporate office with the threat of sending the bill to the collection agency if not paid in full within a week. Overall, this was a very unpleasant experience and I could not recommend this company to anyone.

Alice Kaiser

May 11, 2015

had a great experience at this appointment--at all my appointments everyone at this office are friendly, experienced professionals....

Alice Kaiser

May 11, 2015

had a great experience at this appointment--at all my appointments everyone at this office are friendly, experienced professionals....

Andrew Malovrh

Apr 15, 2015

Friendly, informed, and prompt. I especially like how they talked about the cost of their recommendations and gave me a copy so I can stay informed.

Andrew Malovrh

Apr 15, 2015

Friendly, informed, and prompt. I especially like how they talked about the cost of their recommendations and gave me a copy so I can stay informed.

Jesse Brokken

Jun 06, 2014

Gave me a filling I did not need because of an incorrect xray read. Dentist admitted it was a mistake at least. then I never received a bill. I leave the country for a month. I come back with one letter saying they are going to send my bill to a debt collection agency if I don't pay it in a week. Of course I am gone and have no idea so I get back and my first call is from a collection agency. Received no mail or phonecalls prior to this. Utter joke of a firm. Will not be going back.

Jesse Brokken

Jun 06, 2014

Gave me a filling I did not need because of an incorrect xray read. Dentist admitted it was a mistake at least. then I never received a bill. I leave the country for a month. I come back with one letter saying they are going to send my bill to a debt collection agency if I don't pay it in a week. Of course I am gone and have no idea so I get back and my first call is from a collection agency. Received no mail or phonecalls prior to this. Utter joke of a firm. Will not be going back.

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Welcome to Midwest Dental
Winona, MN!

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

We accept most insurance and offer new patient specials. If you have any questions, please give us a call.

Dental Services

We are trained in the latest advances in dental treatment and are empowered to focus on the best care for you and your family. Our services include:

Accepted Insurance

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

  • Aetna
  • Ameritas
  • Anthem 300
  • Assurant
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield/Unicare
  • Cigna
  • Delta Civic Smiles
  • Delta Dental
  • Delta PPO
  • Delta Premier
  • Dental Health Alliance (DHA)
  • Guardian
  • Health Partners
  • Humana
  • MetLife
  • Premier Dental Group
  • Principal
  • Sun Life
  • United Concordia
  • United Healthcare

*This is not a comprehensive list, and is subject to change. Please contact your insurance provider to verify coverage and acceptance.

New Patient Offers

Please print out one of the offers below and bring it with you on your first visit to redeem.

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$59

New Patient Special

exam & x-rays

Regularly $208 - $292

New patients only. Cannot be used with state or federal programs, or combined with other offers. Mention this offer to receive new patient discount. Some restrictions may apply, call for details. Limited time only.

FREE

Oral-B Power Toothbrush

Following exam & x-rays

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About Our Dentists

Dr. Kari Higdem

Dr. Kari Higdem

  • Area of Practice: General Dentistry
  • Education: Columbia University, B.A. Mathematics and Visual Arts
    University of Minnesota, D.D.S.
  • Memberships: American Dental Association
    Minnesota Dental Association
  • Interests: Enjoys hiking with family, running, reading, and doing crosswords
  • Personal Statement: "I like to think of dentistry as a collaboration. The most important part of a treatment plan, I've found, is taking the time to listen to and understand a patient's unique concerns. I believe in meeting my patients where they're at and working with them to create a smile they can be proud of."

About
Our Dentist

Dr. Kari Higdem

Dr. Kari Higdem

Dr. Kari Higdem

  • Area of Practice: General Dentistry
  • Education: Columbia University, B.A. Mathematics and Visual Arts
    University of Minnesota, D.D.S.
  • Memberships: American Dental Association
    Minnesota Dental Association
  • Interests: Enjoys hiking with family, running, reading, and doing crosswords
  • Personal Statement: "I like to think of dentistry as a collaboration. The most important part of a treatment plan, I've found, is taking the time to listen to and understand a patient's unique concerns. I believe in meeting my patients where they're at and working with them to create a smile they can be proud of."

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