Family Dentist Baraboo WI
Dr. Ganshert grew up in Racine, Wisconsin. When she was a sophomore in high school, Dr. Ganshert began working as a sterilization assistant at Dr. Kimberly Kind-Bauer’s dental practice in Racine. It was during this period of time that Dr. Ganshert identified her own interest in the field of dentistry and took advantage of every learning experience that was presented.
The knowledge and experience gained during those formative years was advantageous to Dr. Ganshert as it prepared her for the extensive education and rigorous training that she encountered while attending Marquette University in Milwaukee. As a freshman, Dr. Ganshert was one of ten students selected for the prestigious Pre-Dental Scholars Program. As a part of this accelerated program, she completed her undergraduate requirements and earned her Bachelor of Science degree in three years. She later earned her Doctor of Dental Science degree from Marquette Dental School in 1999.
After graduating from dental school, she practiced for one year at the Ganshert Dental Clinic in Monroe, Wisconsin. With some experience under her belt, Dr. Ganshert looked to expand her patient care and transitioned to Madison, WI where she worked at Northpark Dental. Missing the home town feel of a ‘small community’, Dr. Ganshert moved to the Sauk Prairie area in 2001 where she worked with the team at Village Family Dental Associates in Prairie du Sac.
In 2005, she partnered with Dr. Konen at Downtown Family Dental of Baraboo. In July 2014, Dr. Ganshert finalized her purchase of the practice from Dr. Konen and proudly takes on the next generation of ownership as the practice continues to progress over time. Dr. Ganshert is proud of the exceptional patient care she delivers and is blessed to have patients that followed her with each transition in her career. (Thank You!)
Since graduating from dental school, Dr. Ganshert has made continuing education a high priority. She attends annual classes through the American Academy of Odontology to keep current in the field of forensic dentistry. She is also certified in laser-assisted dentistry and has attended numerous advanced training/certification courses related CEREC (CAD/CAM) dentistry.
Current Member of: American Dental Association, Wisconsin Dental Association, Sauk-Juneau-Adams Dental Society (Secretary-Treasurer), Chicago Dental Society, Friends of the Campus, Friends of the Zoo and Downtown Baraboo Inc. Dr. Ganshert is also a former member of Sauk County Implant Study Club (2003-2005) and Baraboo Kiwanis (2013-2015).
Dr. Ganshert enjoys being with her family, which includes her husband, Ryan, their daughter, Maddie, as well as their Siamese cat, Marley. Most of her free time lately has been devoted to her high school daughter’s activities as a competitive soccer goal keeper and member of the show choir team. With what spare time remains, Dr. Ganshert enjoys hobbies that include golf, painting, reading, traveling, anything that involves being outdoors and spending time with friends.
Family Dentist Baraboo WI
A ‘native’ to the area, Dr. Schwarz grew up in Baraboo, Wisconsin. As a child she faced significant dental concerns of her own: at an early age Dr. Schwarz learned that she was congenitally missing some of her upper front adult teeth. Her years spent as a patient working with dental care providers ranging from general dentists and oral surgeons to prosthodontists and orthodontists provided Dr. Schwarz with the insight, motivation and dedication to pursue a career in the field of dentistry herself.
Upon graduating from Baraboo High School in 2011, Dr. Schwarz moved to the Milwaukee area where she attended Marquette University and was accepted into the prestigious Pre-Dental Scholars program. She completed her undergraduate degree in an accelerated three year period, majoring in biomedical sciences with a minor in chemistry. Upon completion of her undergraduate studies Dr. Schwarz continued her education at the Marquette School of Dentistry where she earned her degree as a Doctor of Dental Surgery.
During her final years of Dental School, Dr. Schwarz volunteered at the Southern Wisconsin Center where she helped treat patients with severe mental and physical disabilities. During that time, Dr. Schwarz fine-tuned her clinical skills and further enhanced her chairside manner. The time was well spent as it helped to ensure that her current patients will consistently receive exceptional and compassionate care!
In addition to her academics, Dr. Schwarz was involved with numerous clubs and organizations including the Marquette University club swim team, the dental intramural flag football team, the coed intramural basketball team and Pi Mu Epsilon (the U.S. honorary national mathematics society).
With strong ties to Baraboo and the surrounding areas, Dr. Schwarz has always wanted return ‘home’ to practice dentistry and serve the community that has supported her throughout her journey.
Dr. Schwarz currently lives in Baraboo. When not working with patients, she enjoys watching and playing competitive sports such as football, basketball, baseball and swimming. Dr. Schwarz also enjoys outdoor activities such as hiking, hunting and camping. In her down time she can be found reading a mystery/suspense novel or spending time with her family, friends and fiancé, Tony.