Meet Dr. Nygaard

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Dr. Rhonda Nygaard joined the Navy after graduating from Paynesville High School. During her ten years of active duty service, she completed two tours in the Persian Gulf. After active duty, Rhonda pursued her dental degree. She continued to serve as a Navy Reserve Dentist until her military retirement in 2018. Dr. Nygaard graduated with High Distinction from the University of Minnesota School of Dentistry earning awards for Pediatric Dentistry and “Quality Care in a Caring Manner.” Outside of work, Rhonda values spending time with family and friends. An avid Mille Lacs walleye angler, she can usually be found with her husband on the water during summer weekends. She is a member of the American Dental Association, Minnesota Dental Association, and National Dental Honor Society.