About Your Dentist

Dan Proeschel, DDS

Dr. Dan Proeschel has spent 48 years dedicating himself to helping his patients achieve optimum dental health. He is passionate about the role that dental health plays in each individual’s total well being.

Dr. Proeschel is a graduate of the University of Minnesota School of Dentistry. A life long resident of Minnesota, Dr. Proeschel has practiced in the Twin Cities metropolitan area since 1973.

Dr. Proeschel enjoys working with people of all ages and especially enjoys cosmetic dentistry and implant dentistry. Having spent hundreds of hours in continuing his dental education, he takes great satisfaction in creating for his patients the smile of their dreams. Dr. Proeschel is excited about the blending of science, art and technology to serve his patients.

Dr. Proeschel has been a volunteer dentist at the Hope Dental Clinic in St. Paul for a number of years. In 2005 Mpls. St. Paul Magazine named Dr. Proeschel as one of the Twin Cities “Top Dentists” in their survey of dentists and dental hygienists.

Dr. Proeschel resides in Bloomington. He enjoys being active in a variety of sports including golf, biking, and swimming. He also enjoys reading, boating, fishing and loves to travel when his schedule permits.

Melody Baron, DDS

After completing an undergraduate BFA degree in Flute Performance and participating on the U of M dance line, Dr. Melody Baron graduated from the University of Minnesota School of Dentistry. She is interested in many areas of dentistry, especially endodontics, cosmetic dentistry, and oral surgery, which was sparked by a college mission trip to Jamaica.

Being a family practitioner, Dr. Baron particularly enjoys serving her patients and developing long-lasting relationships with them. She believes this gives her the opportunity to deliver outstanding care.

Dr. Baron resides with her husband Mark and their four boys in Edina. When not practicing dentistry, she can be found at many sporting, drama and music events that her sons participate in. She also enjoys water sports, snow skiing, music, exercise, and travel.