Oakwood Hills Family Dental

Eau Claire Wisconsin Dentists

Oakwood Hills Family Dental

Welcome

DR. DECKER (photo)
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.
Terrence Miskulin, DDS (photo)
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, Academy of General Dentists 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.

Dr. Miskulin is an avid outdoorsman and enjoys trout fishing, hunting, camping and biking with his family and friends as well as sharing Dr. Decker's interest in cars.
Courtney Reich, DDS (photo)
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 West Central Wisconsin Study Club.

Outside of the office, Dr. Reich keeps busy with her family. She and her husband Ben, a physical therapist at Dove Healthcare, welcomed their son Luke in May, 2011. Being a very active little boy, they spend lots of time together playing outside and exploring area parks and playgrounds. Dr. Reich also enjoys golfing with Ben, gardening, reading and cooking.
JANE - Front Office (photo)
Jane is Dr. Decker's wife and has worked in the office in varying capacities since 1976. She began as a Dental Assistant 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.
MARY - Assistant (photo)
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 married son and three grandchildren, a black lab Amy, and a cat Stevie Ray. They especially enjoy the beautiful Wisconsin summers when they can camp or jump on the motorcycle and ride in the wind.
KIM R. - Assistant (photo)
Kim was born and raised in Eau Claire and can say that she has been with Oakwood Hills Family Dental for nearly her entire life! She was a patient as a small child and grew up with Dr. Decker as her dentist.

She graduated from Chippewa Valley Technical College as a Dental Assistant in 1999. She has been employed at Oakwood Hills Family Dental since 2000. She brings her beaming personality and a great laugh to our office!

She and her husband Jereme juggle a very busy life with their two little boys, Jonah and Jack and a golden retriever. She enjoys spending time with her family and friends and loves the outdoors and it’s many activities
KATE - Hygienist (photo)
Kathleen “Kate” has enjoyed her profession as a Dental Hygienist since 1971. A native of Eau Claire, she is a graduate of Madison Area Technical College and joined Oakwood Hills Family Dental in 2004.

She brings a wealth of experience in dental hygiene to our office and her patients benefit from her devotion to the profession. She loves helping her patients achieve optimal oral health through customized patient education.

Kate cherishes the fun side of life! She and her husband Douglas have been married since 1971 and they love cruising in their boat, riding their Harley, skiing in the winter and spending time with her large family and many friends. She lives her philosophy every day in her personal as well as her professional life - “Share a Smile and Laugh Often” !
LINDA - Assistant (photo)
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 children, Kayla and Bryce. Aside from her responsibilities as a devoted Packer fan, she enjoys cards, walking and spending time with her family.
PEGGY - Front Office (Office Manager) (photo)
Peggy began her career at Oakwood Hills Family Dental in 1993 as a part-time receptionist. In 2004 she took on the awesome responsibility as our Office Manager. She handles her important position with finesse and brings new meaning to the word multi-tasking! She is the go-to person who manages to always keep a smile on her face regardless of circumstances.

She keeps the office flowing smoothly and enjoys interacting with the patients. She finds her job environment fun and values her friendships with her co-workers and patients alike.

Peggy and her husband Dennis have 1 married son. Most importantly, they have a four year old grand-daughter, Nya. She delights in the time she spends with her little granddaughter and her son and daughter-in-law. She and her husband also enjoy golfing, traveling and spending time on their pontoon.
ASHLEY - Hygienist (photo)
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 enjoys her free time with her husband Shane, their families and their cat Dale. She likes making gifts for others, spending time on Pinterest and enjoying new adventures with her husband.
KIM B. - Hygienist (photo)
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 and compassionate manner is comforting to her patients.

This past October 2012, Kim went on a dental mission to El Oratorio, Guatemala. On this mission trip, 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.
DENISE - Assistant (photo)
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 have raised their two grown children, Dustin and Brianna. They now enjoy their free time traveling, riding their Harley and spending time with family and friends at their lake place 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.

JANET - Front Office (photo)
Janet brings competence and friendliness to our administrative staff, as she has experience in dentistry as well as an extensive business background.

Eau Claire is her home town and she has chosen to raise her own family in this community. She and her husband DuWayne have three young children, Alyssa, Cameron, and Carter along with their dachshund, Mason. She and her family enjoy camping, hiking and spending time together outdoors.

Janet always puts friendliness and consideration for our patients as her top priority. She manages to balance a multitude of tasks with ease and efficiency making it seem effortless! We are certain that you will find her to be a warm and friendly member of the team here at Oakwood Hills Family Dental.

LORI - Front Office (photo)
Lori joined our the team at Oakwood Hills Family Dental in December 2011. She grew up in Chippewa Falls and attended Chippewa Valley Technical School where she received her diploma as an office assistant.

She comes to our office with over 20 years of customer service experience and prior dental knowledge. Lori enjoys working with people and is excited to be continuing her career at our office.

Lori and her husband Joel live in Chippewa Falls with their daughter Nova. In her free time, she enjoys spending time in the upper peninsula of Michigan where her husband originates from. She also enjoys hiking, camping, volleyball, traveling, and spending time with her family.
KATRINA - Hygienist (photo)
Katrina joined our team as a hygienist and dental assistant in the summer of 2011. She is originally from Osceloa, WI. She graduated from Chippewa Valley Technical College in 2005 with a certificate in dental assisting and in 2009 with her AAS degree in dental hygiene. After graduating, Katrina furthered her education and earned her Bachelor's of Science degree in dental hygiene from Minnesota State – Mankato.

While not at our office, Katrina is an instructor at CVTC in the dental hygiene program. She also works treating patients in the dental clinic there. Katrina enjoys all aspects of dentistry, from treating patients to helping students learn. She is a member of the ADAA and the Wisconsin Dental Hygiene Association.

Katrina and her husband reside in Bloomer with their black lab Belle. She enjoys spending time with family and friends, walking, traveling, and reading.

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3119 Golf Road
Eau Claire, WI 54701

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