Dentist in Eau Claire, WI

The brief descriptions below are designed to familiarize you with our team's training, professional credentials and work experience.

Dr. Terrence Miskulin, DDS

Dr. Miskulin is a native of Stetsonville, Wisconsin. After earning his bachelor's degree in biological sciences from Marquette University in Milwaukee in 2005, he continued on at Marquette and graduated from the Marquette School of Dentistry in 2008. He then was accepted into a highly regarded Fellowship / Residency in General Dentistry through the Marquette University School of Dentistry and Delta Dental of Wisconsin. This program has provided Dr. Miskulin with advanced training in several areas of specialized dentistry by working closely with specialists in the Eau Claire area.

We are pleased to offer our patients Dr. Miskulin's expertise and experience as well as his friendly and caring manner. He places patient care as his number one priority.

He is a member of the American Dental Association, Wisconsin Dental Association, and the West Central Wisconsin Study Club. He believes strongly in continuing education in the effort to provide his patients with the most current and optimal care possible. He also shares his dental knowledge with the students at CVTC as a part time faculty member.

Dr. Miskulin is an avid outdoorsman and enjoys trout fishing, hunting, camping and biking with his family and friends.

 

Dr. Cortney Decker, DDS

Dr. Decker is proud to call Eau Claire his home town. After attending the University of Wisconsin- Eau Claire he continued on to the Marquette School of Dentistry where he earned his degree in 1973. After graduation he decided that there is no place like home, so he returned to begin his practice. He still enjoys his profession and it shows. He is proud to now have many 3rd generation patients and this loyalty from his patients is always reciprocated. He has always focused his practice on whole family care. He enjoys interacting with patients of all ages and shows genuine interest in their lives as well as their dental care.

He is a member of the American Dental Association, Wisconsin Dental Association, West Central Wisconsin Study Club and the Academy of General Dentistry. In 1993 Dr. Decker took a special interest in Forensic Dentistry. He has continued his education in the area of forensic dental investigation and identification at the Dade County Medical Examiners Office in Miami, FL, the Wayne County Medical Examiners Office in Detroit, MI as well as other coursework with the Pensacola Medical Examiners Office in Pensacola, FL. In addition, he has studied in Washington, DC with the Armed Forces Institute of Pathology. He has aided in human remains identification for the Eau Claire County Sheriffs Dept. as well as the Pathology departments of both Eau Claire hospitals. He is a member of the American Society of Forensic Odontology.

Dr. Decker has a very diversified list of interests including race cars and hot-rods, movies and traveling. He enjoys spending time with his wife Jane, their 2 grown sons and their families, which includes five wonderful grandchildren. He and his wife also have two very spoiled golden retrievers! While he enjoys a little more time away from the office these days, he hopes to continue to provide the finest of dental care to his patients for many years to come with the help of his wonderful dental team at Oakwood Hills Family Dental. Dr. Decker looks forward to many more years of service with the wonderful friends and patients who have trusted him with their care.

 

Dr. Courtney Reich, DDS

Dr. Reich is a native of the Wausau, WI area and is a graduate of D.C. Everest High School. She attended the University of Wisconsin La Crosse for her undergraduate degree in biomedical sciences and chemistry before moving to Milwaukee and continuing her education at Marquette University School of Dentistry. After graduation, Dr. Reich wanted to further her education through a residency/fellowship program offered by Marquette University Dental School and Delta Dental of Wisconsin. Dr. Reich worked with dental specialists to gain experience and expand her dental knowledge. Dr. Reich is excited to be a part of the great team at Oakwood Hills Family Dental.

Dr. Reich enjoys seeing patients of all ages. It is her goal to provide every patient with the highest quality of comprehensive oral health care in a comfortable and relaxed atmosphere.

Dr. Reich is a member of the American Dental Association, the Wisconsin Dental Association, the Chippewa Valley Dental Society, and the Chippewa Valley Spear Study Club. She also spends a few days a year as a adjunct faculty member at CVTC dental clinic.

Outside of the office, Dr. Reich keeps busy with her family. She and her husband Ben, have two young children, Luke and Carolyn. As a family, they spend lots of time together playing outside and exploring area parks and playgrounds. Dr. Reich also enjoys golfing with Ben, running, gardening, and cooking.

 

Mary Ann- Assistant

Mary Ann hails from Marshfield, WI and is a graduate of Mid-State Technical College as a Medical Assistant. She feels that enjoying your work is very important and she can say that she has been very gratified with her career. She has been with Dr. Decker for 30 plus years as his primary dental assistant.

She feels that Dr. Decker has always treated his patients and staff with honesty and integrity. Mary Ann has a strong sense of responsibility and Dr. Decker can’t imagine his day without her organization and skill. This feature has created a loyalty with the patients as well as her co-workers at Oakwood Hills Family Dental. She is happy to say that she enjoys the great team she works with as well as offering her patients excellent dentistry presented in a professional and friendly manner.

Mary Ann and her husband Rick have a son Gene and a grandson named Clifford. They especially enjoy Wisconsin summers when they can camp or enjoy the beautiful scenery.

 

Linda- Assistant

Linda has been a Dental Assistant with Oakwood Hills Family Dental since 1993. She is a graduate of Rochester Vocational Technical Institute as a registered and certified dental assistant.

As a dental assistant in the office, she has developed caring relationships with many patients over the years. She is always available to explain and educate her patients in a professional yet friendly manner. As our resident Packer Fan she can often be seen wearing green and gold!

Linda and her husband Jeff, live in Mondovi. They have two grown married children, Kayla and Bryce and a new grandchild on the way! Aside from her responsibilities as a devoted Packer fan, she enjoys cards, walking and spending time with her family.

 

Denise- Assistant

Denise joined our team as a dental assistant in 2010. She has a happy and outgoing nature that immediately puts her patients at ease. She says that her career here at Oakwood Hills Family Dental has been a life changing opportunity and we would have to agree!

She and her husband Eric live in Osseo where they raised their two grown children, Dustin and Brianna. They also have two grandsons, who are the light of their lives and a third grandchild due in 2018! When she is not doting on Dayton and Callon, Denise enjoys traveling and spending time with family and friends at their cabin in Chetek.

Denise loves working in dentistry and it shows. She is always upbeat with her patients and cares for them in a professional yet fun-loving manner. We are confident that our patients will feel relaxed and comfortable with her chair side as she brings her 12 years of experience as a dental assistant to our team.

 

Brenda- Assistant

Brenda comes to our office with over 17 years of dental assisting experience in a variety of settings. She has great dental knowledge with this experience and is able to use this to help patients feel more comfortable in the dental office and leave their appointments being well informed after their appointments.

Brenda grew up in Stratford, WI and has lived in Eau Claire since 2004. Her and her husband Nick have two children, Shianne and Cael. When not at the office, Brenda enjoys being outdoors and camping, as well as running and rollerblading.

 

Brooke- Assistant

Brooke joined our team as a dental assistant in 2016 after graduating from Chippewa Valley Technical School in the dental assisting program.

Brooke was born and raised in Eau Claire and is a graduate of Eau Claire North High School. She loves anything and everything sports with her favorites being volleyball, basketball and softball/baseball. On weekends and when not at work, she can be found enjoying the weather with family, friends and her puppy named Berkelei.

Brooke’s goal as a dental assistant to make patients feel as comfortable as possible when in the office. Her favorite thing about being a dental assistant is getting to build new relationships with her patients.

 

Ashley- Hygienist

Ashley is a 2006 graduate of Chippewa Valley Technical College in Dental Hygiene. She came to us highly recommended by her college program director and we can see why!

She brings great confidence and skill to her profession and her dedication is evident. Her easy going style allows her patients to relax while they learn. Her goal as a hygienist is to inform her patients as to their current dental status and then to work with the patient to improve their dental health with a team approach. Ashley is excited to meet you and your family and welcome you to our office!

Ashley enjoys her free time with her husband Shane, daughter Blakely, and their families. When she is not at work, you can find her volunteering around the community, working on a variety of Pinterest projects and recipes or simply having “family time”.

 

Kim - Hygienist

Kimberly has been with our hygiene team since 2007. She is originally from Lino Lakes, MN and then attended UW-River Falls and received her bachelor's degree in Spanish in 2004. She then went on to receive her associate's degree from Chippewa Valley Technical College in Dental Hygiene.

She is our resident "walking encyclopedia" and she shares her wealth of information with her patients to benefit their dental health. While at CVTC she helped organize a decay prevention program for the UWEC Health Clinic. She has published articles in several dental hygiene journals and is dedicated to educating her patients in their oral health. Her quiet andcompassionate manner is comforting to her patients.

In recent years, Kim went on 2 dental mission to El Oratorio, Guatemala. On these mission trips, she was able to use her Spanish and dental skills to build relationships with people in the community. She plans to return within the next few years to continue helping in preventing dental disease and building new friendships.

Kim and her husband Kevin have two young daughters and enjoy spending their time with family at the cabin, traveling, and biking.

 

Shelley- Hygienist

Shelley is a member of our hygiene department and brings a vast wealth or hygiene experience and knowledge to our team. She has worked in the dental field for over 30 years and provides her patients with excellent care and oral health information.

Shelley has been a resident of the Eau Claire area her entire life and knows the Chippewa Valley region well! She and her husband have two adult children, Derek and Kelsey. In their free time, they enjoy weekends in Chetek at the cabin boating, fishing, and snowmobiling and spending time with family and friends. 

 

Marie- Hygienist

We are excited to have Marie as part of our hygiene department at Oakwood Hills Family Dental. Marie is a graduate of Chippewa Valley Technical College and combines her great clinical skills and knowledge with her friendly and outgoing personality to treat each patient at the highest level of care!

Marie is originally from the Bloomer area and now resides in Eau Claire with her husband. She enjoys running, fitness and spending time with her family and friends and is currently taking a Spanish class in hopes of having it as her second language.

 

Maria- Office Manager

Maria joined our team and is our office manager. She has many years of experience in the dental field and has great knowledge of dental benefits and treatment planning which is a great asset to our patients.

Maria and her husband Kurt reside in Altoona where they raised their two children, Sean and Ashley. She loves spending time with her young grandchildren Adelynn and Gavin as well as traveling, golfing and bike rides with her husband.

 

Jane- Administrative Team

Jane is Dr. Decker's wife and has worked in the office in varying capacities since 1976. She began as a DentalAssistant and has worked in the business office in more recent years. She can still occasionally be found assisting with an off hours emergency.

She and Dr. Decker enjoy spending time with their two grown sons and their families and are the proud grandparents to five grandchildren. She enjoys stained glass art, walking, gardening, cooking, movies and traveling. She and Dr. Decker also have two very spoiled golden retrievers that she has enjoyed training for pet therapy!

Jane has enjoyed the long friendships she has developed with her co-workers and patients over the years. She is proud to be a "charter member" of the great team at Oakwood Hills Family Dental.

 

Renee- Adminstration Team

Renee joined our team in 2015 and brings a tremendous amount of energy to our team! She acts as our Hygiene Department Coordinator and assists our patients in making sure they have appointments to keep their optimal oral health.

When she is not at the office, she is busy with her three children. Josh is in college and Jacob and Julie are both in high school. Renee is involved with many of her childrens’ activities including 4-H, school, church and volunteering in the community.

 

Heather- Adminstration Team

Heather is a great addition to our front administrative team and serves as our treatment coordinator. She has been in the health care field previously and served as a patient coordinator for the past 6 years. Her favorite part of her job is the interaction with patients and relationships that she is able to build with them.

Outside of the office, Heather and her husband Nate are the proud parents of Kaylee and Natalie. Some of their favorite family activities are spending time outdoors, traveling to the lake in Chetek and ice fishing during the winter months.