Meet Our Dentists
Our doctors are members of several highly recognized dental associations and organizations. To stay current in the latest dental trends and technology, our dentists attend several continuing education courses each year.
Dr. Madelyn Pearson
Dr. Madelyn Pearson attended St. Olaf College for her undergraduate studies, and the University of Minnesota for her Doctorate in Dental Surgery. She is a past president of the ‘Holistic Dental Association,’ and an accredited member of the ‘International Academy of Oral Medicine and Toxicology’ (IAOMT). Dr. Pearson has taken advanced coursework in orthopedic orthodontics, sleep-appliance therapy, pediatric dentistry, amalgam/mercury removal, and is Invisalign certified. Dr. Pearson is committed to the integration of dental sciences with holistic health, and has studied craniosacral therapy, homeopathy, applied kinesiology, and nutrition. The alternative health services offered at Natural Smiles Dental Care is the culmination of these explorations. When not at the office, Dr. Pearson enjoys spending time outdoors with her husband and their two daughters.
Dr. Agnes Schindler
Dr. Agnes Schindler grew up on a dairy farm in Corcoran, MN. She received her Bachelor of Arts degree from the College of St. Benedict / St. John’s University and her Doctor of Dental Medicine at the Oregon Health and Science University in Portland, Oregon. Along with restorative and cosmetic dentistry, Dr. Schindler is trained in the premier LightScalpel laser for lip-tie / tongue-tie frenectomy procedures. She is passionate about helping to correct oral dysfunction with the safe revision of these oral tethers, and has had extensive training in treating infants, children, and adults. Dr. Schindler loves spending time with her husband and six children on their farm in Buffalo MN, and also enjoys snowmobiling, camping, and horseback riding.
Dr. Holly Thompson
Dr. Holly Thompson completed her undergraduate studies at the University of Minnesota, and received her doctorate from the University of Minnesota School of Dentistry. She is passionate about biological approaches to oral surgery and has advanced training in zirconia (ceramic) dental implant placement. Dr. Thompson has a fellowship with ‘The International Dental Implant Association’ and ‘The Zirconia Implant Society.’ She’s in the Naturopathic Physician training program though the ‘American College of Integrative Medicine & Dentistry.’ Dr. Thompson tries to do a dental mission trip once every couple of years as those experiences have shown to be transformative for her. In her spare time, Dr. Thompson enjoys golfing, hiking, traveling, training for the occasional triathlon, cooking, and spending time with friends and family.
Dr. Zachary Bailey
Dr. Zachary Bailey is originally from Bemidji MN, and went to the University of Minnesota Duluth for his undergraduate degree. He then went on to receive his graduate degree from the University of Minnesota School of Dentistry. He owned and operated a family dental practice in the Brainerd area for many years, but has since transitioned to the Twin Cities and lives with his wife (Tina) and their four children. Dr. Bailey has worked at Natural Smiles in the past and has helped our patients during various maternity leaves. We have invited him to take a permanent position at our dental office and continue providing excellent care to our patients. His journey into holistic dentistry combined with his passion for continuing education and professional development is very inspiring for us all. In his spare time, he enjoys doing anything outdoors and traveling with his family.