Dr. Mark grew up in Hutchinson, Minnesota and as long as he can remember, knew he wanted to pursue a career in dentistry. He received his Bachelor of Science in Biology from the University of Minnesota and is a 2011 graduate of the University of Minnesota School of Dentistry. Dr. Mark practiced in Buffalo, MN for three years prior to joining Elk Dental Center in 2014. He recently moved to Otsego with his wife and their 2 sons, and is excited to live closer and be more involved in the Elk River community. Outside of the office he enjoys the outdoors, coaching his sons' sports teams, traveling, and spending time with family and friends.
Dr. Brian attended the University of Minnesota for his undergraduate degree, and is also a 2011 graduate of the University of Minnesota School of Dentistry. Dr. Peters has specialized training and certification in Botox and Dermal Fillers, Botox for TMD and Facial Pain, Sleep Apnea, Invisalign, Cosmetic Dentistry, Endodontics, and Oral Surgery. He has also attended continuing education courses at the Spear Education Center in Scottsdale, AZ. Before joining Elk Dental Center in 2021, Dr. Peters owned a practice in downtown Minneapolis. In his spare time, he enjoys spending time with family and friends, traveling, golfing, downhill skiing, hunting, biking, and trying new restaurants.
Dr. Nick grew up in Forest Lake, Minnesota. He attended St. John's University for his undergraduate studies before attending and graduating from the University of Minnesota School of Dentistry in 2008. Dr. Nick lives in Wyoming, MN with his wife, Alicia, and their 5 children. In his spare time he enjoys writing, playing and teaching tennis, eating good food, and spending time with his family. Dr. Nick joined the Elk Dental Center team in 2022 and is looking forward to building long-lasting relationships in the Elk River community.
Dr. David Klump - Periodontist
Dr. Klump received his DDS degree from the University of Michigan School of Dentistry in 1986. After one year as a general dentist, Dr. Klump began his emphasis in the non-surgical and surgical treatment of periodontal disease, including implant dentistry. Dr. Klump completed his specialty training in Periodontology at the University Of Minnesota School Of Dentistry in 1994. Dr. Klump taught at the University of Minnesota dental program in addition to the Normandale Community College Hygiene program. He has continued to practice periodontics and implant dentistry with various larger private practices in the Minneapolis area. Dr. Klump joined Elk Dental Center in 1990.
Dr. Doug Carter - Oral Surgeon
Dr. Carter is a native of Fairmont, Minnesota. He received his BA in Biomedical Science from St. Cloud State University before graduating from the U of MN School of Dentistry. He served as a General Dentist in the United States Navy at Naval Air Station in San Diego, and with the Marines in Saudi Arabia in Operation Desert Shield and Desert Storm. He then returned to Minnesota to complete his residency in Oral and Maxiofacial surgery at the University of Minnesota. He has since practiced as an Oral Surgeon in the Western suburbs for the past 25 years. In his free time Dr. Carter enjoys spending time with his family, lake activities, running and biking.