Dr. Daniel Visel has always been interested in the medical field and loved fixing things with his hands while growing up. Dentistry was the natural choice to combine those two interests with his natural problem-solving abilities. Since making that career choice, Dr. Visel has only grown in ability and expertise.
Dr. Daniel Visel received his undergraduate degree from Bethel College, a four-year liberal arts Christian school in St. Paul, MN. He moved on to University of Minnesota School of Dentistry, where he earned his DDS. Continuing education is important to Dr. Visel. He has received certifications in orthodontics/TMJ (Rondeau postgraduate classes), dental implants, and oral surgery.
On August 1, 1983, Dr. Visel worked his first day as a private practice dentist in a small town in Illinois. This is where he developed the skills for comprehensive dentistry. Patients would come to him looking for solutions and not wanting to be referred out of town. It is also where he learned to love a challenge.
The best part of Dr. Visel’s job is taking on a difficult case and making a huge difference in the quality of life that person can have. Whether the solution is implants, orthodontics, TMJ treatment, or just a great filling, Dr. Visel understands that his dentistry can and will affect his patients’ quality of life for their lifetime.
Dr. Visel also prioritizes helping those in need. He has been on 10 dental mission trips to Tegucigalpa, Honduras. He says, “It is incredible to be a part of someone’s life in a third-world country.”
In his free time, Dr. Visel loves to play golf and spend time with his family. He believes that developing new friendships also adds value to our lives.