Meet Our Dedicated Team of Dental Professionals
Holding each other to the highest standards in dental care.
Dr. David A. Golke, DDS
Dr. David Golke provides general dental care at our Alexandria and Osakis clinics. He received his Bachelor’s Degree from Bemidji State University where he majored in biology and also studied chemistry and music. He then attended the University of Minnesota School of Dentistry graduating in 1985. Along with being a recognized dentist with us, Dr. Golke has also worked as a Clinical Instructor at the Hygiene School in St. Cloud, MN. His membership and association portfolio includes the American Dental Association, the Minnesota Dental Association, as well as the American Academy of Laser Dentistry.
Outside of the dental office, foster parenting has been a big part of Dave’s life. Along with that he has a special interest in youth programs that support children with learning disabilities. Always an advocate for the community, Dave is involved in the local community theater, tends flower gardens at home and at church, and volunteers as a Ski Patrol Officer at Andes Tower Hills. Beyond his community involvement, he enjoys spending time with his three sons fishing, tubing, skiing, and attending baseball and hockey events.
Dr. Thomas C. Dewitt, DDS
Dr. Thomas DeWitt works in our primary office at Century Center in Alexandria, MN. He received his Bachelor’s Degree in Chemistry and Biology from St. Cloud State University in 1978. He taught Junior and Senior High School Science for two years in Browns Valley, MN before leaving that career to pursue his profession in dentistry. Dr. DeWitt completed his graduate study at Mankato State University and attended the University of Minnesota School Of Dentistry where he received his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree in June of 1985. He completed his General Practice Residency at the U of M Hospital.
Tom moved to the Alexandria area with his wife, Linda, who is originally from the Villard area, and joined Dentistry at the Center in 1988. Dr. DeWitt has been a member of the American Dental Association as well as the Minnesota Dental Association. He is active in his local church, has participated in and completed many marathons, and enjoys all aspects of the outdoors – especially hunting, fishing, and trapping.
Dr. Paul Odland, DDS
Serving patients in our Alexandria office, Dr. Paul Odland is a southern Minnesota native from Luverne, MN. He received his Bachelor of Arts degree from Mankato State University and then attended the University Of Minnesota School of Dentistry where he received his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree in 1985. Dr. Odland has served as a faculty member at the University of Minnesota School Of Dentistry, working with resident dentists in the Family Dentistry Clinic. During his time there he frequently provided dentistry for individuals who were deaf and/or blind. Dr. Odland is a previously appointed member and chairperson to the Governor’s Planning Council on Developmental Disabilities, as well as a member of the Minnesota Department of Education Advisory Council on Deaf-Blindness. We proudly welcomed him to our staff in 1993.
Paul enjoys fishing, hunting, boating, traveling, photography, and attending the sporting and music events of his three sons. His eldest son Ryan, after graduating from Gallaudel University with a Masters Degree, is employed by the State of Colorado working with individuals with deaf blindness. Will attends NDSU, majoring in Civil and Environmental Engineering. Wade and Wyatt both attend the Alexandria area schools.
Dr. Elizabeth Amundson, DDS
Dr. Elizabeth Amundson is an Alexandria native with five generations of family in the Alexandria area. She completed her Bachelor of Arts degree at the College of St. Benedict/ St. Johns University with a Biology major and art concentration. In May 2009, Dr. Amundson earned her Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from the University of Minnesota School of Dentistry. After graduating, she continued her education by completing the Postgraduate Program in Contemporary and Esthetic Dentistry with the University of Minnesota and the Surgical Program for dental implant placement with the Misch International Implant Institute. She is a member of the American Dental Association and the Minnesota Dental Association.
Elizabeth joined our team at Dentistry at the Center in 2013. She is happy to again be residing in her home community of Alexandria and to provide her patients with the highest level of dental care. In her off time, she enjoys spending time with her husband and their two children.