Meet Our Dentists
Dr. Terry Cowgill, DDS
Terry grew up in Caledonia MN and went to college at St. John’s University. He went to dental school at the University of Minnesota and received his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree in 1994. Wanting to live close to his hometown he started Cowgill Dental in Onalaska. He loves dentistry so much he married another dentist, Michelle Schoene. They are now blessed with three children, Grace, Jonah, and Sophia.
Dr. Melissa Schmit, DDS
Melissa is from the Twin Cities area and went to the University of Minnesota – Duluth for her bachelor’s degree. In 1996 she received her Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from the University of Minnesota. She joined our practice in 1997 and now lives with her husband Mark and their four children, Aaron, Brandon, Cal, and Danielle.
Dr. Michelle Schoene, DDS
Michelle (Cowgill) is from Racine WI and went to Marquette University before attending dental school at the University of Minnesota. She received her Doctor of Dental Surgery degree in 1995. Besides being a full-time Mom she also enjoys treating her patients a few days per week.
Dr. Esi Parker, DMD
Dr. Esi Parker originates from Brooklyn, New York. After attending Fordham University in New York as an undergrad, she then went on to graduate dental school at Midwestern University in Chicago. Her specialties include emergency care, cosmetic procedures, crowns, Invisalign, implants, laser dentistry, root canals, and same-day dentistry.
Dr. Parker has lived in multiple locations, including Albania, New York, and Chicago. Her specialty talents in dentistry lie in cosmetic procedures. Her emphasis on crowns and bridges, Invisalign, implants, laser dentistry, root canals, and emergency care speak to her ability to take care of her patients. Her education began at Fordham University in New York City, then received her doctorate at the Midwestern University of Chicago. Her motivation for entering the dental profession is being able to help others in improving their appearance and boosting their self-confidence.
Dr. Travis Parker, DMD
Dr. Travis Parker grew up in North Dakota, where he achieved his bachelor’s in biology and went on to graduate from Dental School at Midwestern University in Chicago. His specialties include all general dentistry. He volunteered his dental talents in Haiti and on the Oklahoma Native American reservation for charity goodwill.
Dr. Travis Parker’s upbringing in Hazen, North Dakota, was also shared by living in Chicago, Illinois. After attending Dickinson State University, he received his dental school education at Midwestern University. Dr. Travis Parker’s motivation for entering the dental profession gave him a sense of fulfillment when making connections with his patients and loves helping them achieve a smile they can proudly show off.
Dr. Victoria Alexander, DDS
Dr. Alexander was born and raised in Ukraine. She earned a degree in dental hygiene and later her DDS from New York University. Dr. Alexander then completed a general practice residency at Woodhull Medical Center in Brooklyn, NY where she covered all aspects of general dentistry.
Dr. Alexander is a proud member of the Academy of General Dentistry (AGD) and this year (2020) she will receive the Fellowship Award from the AGD. This award is presented to dentists who strive to provide the highest quality of dental care to their patients by remaining current in the field of oral care as well as incorporating the latest research techniques into their practices.
Dr. Alexander enjoys spending time with her young daughter, traveling both domestically and abroad, and exploring new cultures and cuisine.
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