Dr. Carlson has been practicing dentistry in Prior Lake since 1979.
Following graduation from University of Minnesota School of Dentistry, Dr. Carlson was on staff at the U of M as an Associate Professor in the Department of Operative Dentistry for seventeen years.
Dr. Carlson has enjoyed working in Prior Lake for the last 39 years, and has been active in a number of activities while living here.
He has been a longtime member of the Prior Lake Optimist Club, and for the last twelve years has run a mentorship program at Prior Lake Savage high school called the Excel program, where students are matched up with an adult member of the community, to improve grades and prepare for post secondary education.
Dr. Belland grew up in Chaska, attended St. John’s University for his undergraduate degree in 2014 and graduated from the University of Minnesota in 2018. He was awarded the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons Dental Student Implant Award and is a member of the Minnesota Dental Association, Academy of General Dentistry, and American Dental Association.
Dr. Belland is going on three years of marriage to his wife Jaida and they are expecting their first child this fall. They recently moved into Prior Lake and are looking forward to getting involved in the community.
When he’s not in the office, Dr. Belland enjoys spending time on the lake, family get-togethers, cheering on the Vikings, or reading a good book.