close-up photo of Dr. Kenneth Ness

Small Town Smiles

Dassel Dental is part of a family of dental practices delivering small town smiles for Minnesota.

The Story
Behind the

As the owner of three small-town Minnesota practices, Dr. Kenneth Ness has a passion for providing the highest standard of dental care for rural areas. He grew up as a patient of Dassel Dental and had the privilege to take over as the owner over thirty years ago. Since then, he and Dr. Charles Toews have been able to serve two more rural areas with Winsted Dental and Litchfield Dental.

Photo of the dentists at Dassel Dental

Meet Your Dassel Dentists

“kind, patient, and thoroughly knowledgeable”

Dr. Charlie Toews was so kind, patient, and thoroughly knowledgeable. I felt SO COMFORTABLE with him… he’s honest, trustworthy, and truly knows what he is doing and is a perfectionist, all the qualities I would want in a Dentist.

Brian M.

Dr. Charles Toews

Growing up in Oklahoma, Dr. Charles Toews chose to attend college in Texas where he received his Bachelor of Science degree in Chemistry with a minor in mathematics. He went on to complete his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree at Loma Linda University in California. While attending dental school, he volunteered on mission trips to other countries, including Bangladesh.

Dr. Charles Toews, DDS
Dr. Toews sits with two patients

Dr. Toews loves serving his patients in the Dassel area. Caring for people in a welcoming environment with advanced dentistry is his passion.

Outside the office, he loves spending time with his wife and children. He enjoys listening to music and spending time in nature hunting, fishing, camping, and hiking.

“always looking out for my best interest”

I have gone to Dr. Ness as long as I can remember. He and everyone at Dassel Dental are very easy to work with and very knowledgeable when it comes to anything related to dental care. I know they are always looking out for my best interest and I trust their recommendations

Carmen D.

Dr. Kenneth Ness

With roots in the Dassel area, Dr. Kenneth Ness graduated from Dassel-Cokato High School and went on to complete his undergraduate degrees in Biology and Physiology at the University of Minnesota. He continued his education at the University of Minnesota by completing his graduate degree in dentistry there. With a love to learn, he completed additional training in laser applications for dentistry.

Dr. Kenneth Ness
Dr. Ness talks with a patient

Growing up as a patient of Dassel Dental, it was a dream when he had the opportunity to purchase the practice after dental school. He is passionate about bringing the latest in dentistry through technology to the community to serve his patients best.

Beyond the office, he enjoys family time with his wife, children, and grandchildren. He loves spending time outdoors water skiing, golfing, hunting, and fishing.

Connect with us

We look forward to meeting you. Call 320-275-2954 or request an appointment online to set up your first visit. We’ll be in touch soon.