Meet Our Experienced, Friendly Baxter Dental Team at Design Dentistry LLC
We want to ensure that you and your family have a positive dental experience at our Baxter dental office. From the moment you walk in to the end of your dental appointment, our friendly staff is here to keep you informed while providing you with the quality dental care you deserve. Read more about us below and contact us today to schedule a dental appointment with our experienced Baxter, MN dentists.
Dr. Arnold Rutman, DDS
Dr. Rutman earned his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree in 1980 from the University of Minnesota. Prior to that, he attended high school in St. Louis Park and attended the University of Minnesota for his undergraduate degree earning a Bachelor of Science degree in biology. Dr. Rutman is a current member of the Crow Wing County Dental Society, the American Dental Association and the Minnesota Dental Association.
Dr. Rutman is a caring and compassionate dentist who has volunteered on dental mission trips throughout his career. He has visited Guatemala and Africa regularly to provide much needed dental care, also participating in local community services including “Give Kids a Smile Day” which is founded through the American Dental Association to give children in need free dental care. Dr. Rutman values quality dentistry, fixing “problems” and improving his patient’s lives. He has a meticulous nature which ensures beautiful smiles for all of his clients. His pride in his work shows in his amazing results produced.
Recreationally, Dr. Rutman enjoys traveling, golfing, biking, scuba diving, and especially spending time with friends, family and his two grown children and his grandchildren.
Dr. Renee Taylor, DDS
Dr. Taylor earned her Doctor of Dental Surgery degree in 1991. She grew up in St. Cloud, Minnesota in a family of 8. She graduated from Cathedral High School. After high school, she attended the University of Minnesota earning her Bachelor of Science degree followed by the Doctor of Dental Surgery degree, from the University of Minnesota School of Dentistry. She is a member of The American Dental Association, The Minnesota Dental Association and the Crow Wing Dental Society.
Dr. Taylor has a great sense of humor, but is very attentive and precise when it comes to her dentistry work. She is a skilled, knowledgeable and experienced dentist, and is very detail oriented. Whether fabricating beautiful, flawless crowns or veneers for a patient or treating an infected, painful tooth, she takes great care in every situation. She especially enjoys the esthetic and implant aspect of dentistry and this is evident by the brilliant, flawless results seen in her patients. The needs of her patient’s will always be foremost for Dr. Taylor. She is especially patient with patients who are not comfortable with dental treatment.
Participating in martial arts for over 20 years, Dr. Taylor is a 5th degree black belt in Tae Kwon Do which she earned from DeWitt Martial Arts in Brainerd Minnesota. Outside of the dental office, Dr. Taylor enjoys running with her dog, cooking and especially traveling and spending time with her husband and three grown children.
Dr. Diem Tran, DDS
Dr. Tran earned her Doctor of Dental Surgery degree in 2016 from the University of Minnesota. Originally from Da Nang, Vietnam, she moved to the United States in 2006, earning a Bachelor of Science degree while majoring in chemistry at Georgia State University. She is a member of the American Dental Association, Academy of General Dentistry, Minnesota Dental Association, Spear Education, Dental Practice Mastery, and Implant Pathway.
Dr. Tran has a bubbly, charismatic personality that is infectious to be around. Her passions in dentistry are constantly evolving, as she is continuously immersing herself in a variety of top-notch continuing education courses that allow her to confidently offer a variety of services for her patients. Recently, Dr. Tran has devoted her time to studying implant placement, orthodontics, as well as tongue tie and lip tie procedures in infants and young children. Growing up in Vietnam, Dr. Tran recalls her own traumatic dental experiences as a child - including tooth extractions on the side of the road! Recounting her own dental experiences, Dr. Tran has a greater understanding for those that experience dental anxiety, and as a result, an improved sense of empathy and compassion for her patients. Dr. Tran takes great pride in the meticulous, comprehensive nature in which she approaches each case, with quality and patient satisfaction being of utmost importance; and although she loves the clinical aspects of the dental profession, Dr. Tran’s greatest joy results from developing lasting relationships with her patients and interacting with them on a daily basis.
In her free time, Dr. Tran enjoys hiking, biking, traveling, and reading a good book. Most of all she values family time with her husband Caleb and their daughter Luca.