Dr. Michelle grew up in Waterford Wisconsin and is still a Packer Backer. She received her Bachelor of Science Degree by majoring and biology at the University of Wisconsin-Parkside. She moved to Minnesota to attend the University of Minnesota School of Dentistry, graduating in 2001. In 2003, she completed the Advanced Education Program in Pediatric Dentistry at the University of Minnesota as well.
She and her husband, Holger, live in Maple Grove with their 2 boys, Jameson and Bennet, and their dog Daisy. The Meiser family enjoys traveling, sports and time at the cabin all year round. Dr. Michelle is also involved with Wishes and More, an organization that helps kids with life threatening/terminal illnesses. She also runs her own non-profit, Run Out CP, INC—an organization that helps raise money for organizations that help children with cerebral palsy.
Dr. Michelle is a member of the American Dental Association, the Minnesota Dental Association and the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry. She is board certified by the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry. Dr. Michelle is credentialed at Children’s Hospitals and clinics of Minnesota, Laser Certified by the Academy of Laser Dentistry, and CPR/PALS Certified.
Dr. Michelle credits Dr. Jerry Oksiuta for sparking her early interest in pediatric dentistry. She believes going to the dentist should be a fun experience. She also believes in making a connection with the kids on their level, involving them in their home care and helping them find the tools they need to create a lifetime of good oral health