Meet Our Dentists

Dr. Terry Cowgill, DDS

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

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

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, 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, 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. 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. George Metropulos, DDS

Originally from the Rice Lake area, Dr. George graduated from Marquette University Dental School in 2008. Dr. Metropulos has received extensive training in dental implants, Invisalign®, and Cerec® technologies. In his spare time, he enjoys hunting, fishing and traveling.

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La Crosse Office

(608) 781-9093

Onalaska Office

(608) 781-9092

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