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Tara K. Orech, DDS

4.7 out of 5 (236 Reviews)(16 Comments)
Data integrity Press Ganey Certified
Park Dental Silver Lake
2600 39th Ave NE, Suite 225
St. Anthony, Minnesota, 55421

P 763-781-7475

F 763-781-0828

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4.7 out of 5 (236 Reviews)(16 Comments)
Data integrity Press Ganey Certified

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Education
  • Doctor of Dental Surgery (2017), University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • Bachelor of Arts in Chemistry (2011), Knox College, Galesburg, Illinois
Professional
  • American Dental Association
  • Minnesota Dental Association
  • Academy of General Dentistry
  • Minnesota Dental Foundation, Committee Member

When I grew up, my family went to the same dentist my entire childhood because we had a great relationship with our dentist. My goal is to create a similar, long lasting relationship with my patients at Park Dental.  My philosophy places a high value on patient education and preventative techniques to improve my patient’s oral health. I believe the most important aspect of patient care is an accurate diagnosis and constructing treatment plans for each patient’s individual needs.

In my free time, I am an avid runner, a diligent reader and enjoy traveling at any opportunity. Although I’m from the Chicago suburbs, I fell in love with the Twin Cities when I came here for dental school and decided to make the move permanent. I now live here with my fiancé, cat Loki and dog Leia.

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4.7 out of 5 (236 Reviews) (16 Comments)

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Dr. Orech was empathetic, friendly, and professional. She listened to my concerns, and was clear in her communication with me. I have the utmost confidence in her!
5 out of 5
March 5, 2019
Dr. Orech was thorough, kind, and knowledgeable. I really like her.
5 out of 5
March 4, 2019
They seemed extra-rushed compared to previous visits, and didn't do as many things on the exam as they usually have done. Also, can you add different patient-dr interaction protocols re the sunglasses thing? I'm always nervous at the dentist and it would be helpful to have a reminder to remove the sunglasses when talking to the dr so it's a more human interaction.
2.1 out of 5
January 17, 2019
She was confident but at the same time it seemed she in a rush. Was hoping for more thorough explaination of the X Ray. Such as loss of bone, though she did mention the gum desease.
3 out of 5
October 25, 2018
both the hygienist and dentist took extra time to explain things to my 4 year old son to make him feel more comfortable during his cleaning and exam, I was very impressed with their patience and ability to connect with a child.
5 out of 5
September 18, 2018
I have seen difference doctors on both occasions, and I am impressed with the consistency of care.
5 out of 5
September 3, 2018
Dr. Orech responded almost at once when I had concerns. Excellent patient handling skills!
5 out of 5
August 1, 2018
The doctor was very understanding and supportive, and she told me my options.
5 out of 5
July 19, 2018
This was the most educational visit I've ever had to the dentist. I literally learned how to brush, floss, and use rinse correctly for the first time in 34 years.
5 out of 5
July 9, 2018
Tera was so good that i'm switching my daughters' dentist to her from their current dentist.
4.5 out of 5
May 21, 2018
I don't intend to suggest that there was a *lack* of concern or care on the part of the doctor; merely that there was nothing exceptional, either. That is almost universally the case when coming in for routine cleanings - you spend 30-40 minutes with the hygienist, and then the dentist comes in and just kinda says hello and gives your mouth a cursory glance. This is not a complaint, just a statement of fact.
3.1 out of 5
April 14, 2018
She was very kind and knowledgeable. I really enjoyed working with her!
5 out of 5
February 19, 2018
She is absolutely amazing. I let her know that I was afraid of feeling any pain when I went in for my filling. She took it seriously and made a big effort during my appointment to ensure that I was comfortable.
5 out of 5
February 9, 2018
she was only in the exam room for a couple of minutes
3.8 out of 5
November 20, 2017
great job of keeping me comfortable
5 out of 5
October 26, 2017
good
5 out of 5
August 14, 2017
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