Meet Our Doctors


Dr. Austin McMannes

Dr. McMannes grew up in Woodbury, MN, a suburb of St. Paul. After that, he attended North Dakota State University in Fargo, ND for his BS in Zoology. Then he went to Marquette University School of Dentistry in Milwaukee where he graduated in 2019. Dr. McMannes is passionate about dentistry. He is a member of the Wisconsin Dental Association and American Dental Association. He has learned a lot about how dentistry is changing on the technological side and is looking forward to bringing those skills to the community in Rice Lake. Caring for patient's individual needs with compassion and kindness is one of his top priorities. When he's not doing dentistry, you can find him outdoors hiking, camping, biking, and fishing, with his wife, Maren. He also enjoys spending time with friends and family.



Registered Dental Hygienist

Linda is a dental hygienist for Northwoods Dentistry. She received her degree from the University of Minnesota Duluth. Linda is passionate about her profession. She works closely with the dental team to provide caring, quality dental care to her patients. She enjoys a variety of outdoor activities, attending community events, and spending time with family.



Dental Assistant

Jordyn graduated from Chippewa Valley Technical College and Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College as a Certified Dental Assistant in 2016. She has been with Northwoods Dentistry since 2018. She was raised in Bloomer, Wisconsin. Jordyn loves to spend her free time outdoors, camping, water skiing, volunteering around the community, and of course being with her family and friends. She is always willing to help, whether it is with our team or our patients.



Dental Assistant

Patti has been a Dental Assistant since 1977. She worked in three practices over that time including one in Illinois where she grew up. She has been with Northwoods Dentistry since 2018. Patti makes it a priority to make sure her patients are comfortable and well taken care of. She likes to spend her free time outdoors, reading, and spending time with her family.

Our Dental Philosophy

Modern Technology

We maintain a modern facility equipped with the latest in dental technology, including digital x-rays, electric drills and intraoral cameras, to name a few. We know that technology helps us provide accurate diagnosis, gentle care and excellent results for you. We will continue to invest with you in mind.

Comprehensive Services

No need to travel for your dental care! We are proud to offer a wide range of services, from general and preventive dentistry to more advanced services in cosmetics, endodontics, implants and more, right here in our office. Enjoy the ease and convenience that comes from having all your family’s dental needs met in one location from a team you already know and trust.

Comfortable Treatments

It’s important to us that you feel comfortable during your visit. We are well-known for providing gentle care and a relaxing dental experience. You’ll love our excellent chairside manner and gentle touch. We promise to do everything we can to help each patient feel at ease.

Welcoming Environment

When you walk through our doors, you’ll enjoy a calm and welcoming environment at our practice. We are attentive and patient, demonstrating constant compassion and respect. We genuinely want our patients to be happy and enjoy their dental visit.

Patient Education

You will be informed and educated during your visit with us. We will take the time to talk with you about the health of your smile, as well as teach you how to avoid future problems and maintain proper at-home preventive care. Our goal is to help you have a beautiful, healthy smile for years to come.

Advanced Training

Our team is passionate about continuing education and training. We stay up-to-date on the latest advances dentistry has to offer so we can continually improve our clinical skills and provide better care for you and your family.


If you value these qualities in a dentist, call us today! We’re passionate about your smile and passionate about helping you achieve optimal health!

Our team is skilled, knowledgeable and detailed.