Dr. Luke A. Hvidston

Dr. Luke Hvidston grew up in Fargo, ND where he attended Oak Grove Lutheran High School. He continued his education at Concordia College in Moorhead, MN. While at Concordia Dr. Luke played football and ran track for the Cobbers. Upon completion of his degree Dr. Luke studied at Creighton University School of Dentistry in Omaha, NE, earning his Doctor of Dental Surgery.

In his free time Dr. Luke loves spending time with his wife, Christine, and children, Declan, Emme, Rylie and Dawson. He also likes to be active outdoors and spend time relaxing at the lake. He and his family are excited about returning to the area and becoming part of the community. Dr. Luke looks forward to meeting you and caring for your dental needs.

Dr. Luke is a member of the American Dental Association as well as the Minnesota Dental Association.

Tracy Bohner

Receptionist/Office Manager

Tracy has been with our practice since November of 2001, and brings with her over 10 years of experience in office administration. A multi-talented individual, Tracy enjoys taking good care of our patients, often going the ‘extra mile’ to ensure that people understand their insurance plans and maximize their benefits.

Originally from West Fargo, Tracy has three grown children and lives with her husband Dale on Lake Bijou near Lake Park. In her free time, Tracy enjoys reading, outdoor activities, and spending time with family and friends.

Kara Luedke

Licensed and Certified Dental Assistant

Kara lives in Hawley with her husband Tyler, her 2 year old son Ryker, and her dog Zoey. She has lived in Hawley for 4 years. She went to Dental Assisting school at Northwest Technical College in Bemidji, MN and graduated in 2010. In her free time she likes to hang out with her family and friends, run 5k’s, and go to her lake cabin on Lake Belle Taine in Nevis! She is so excited to be a part of the team and working with Dr. Luke providing excellent patient care.

Ellie Hermunslie

Registered Dental Hygienist

Ellie originally grew up near Abercombie, ND and now lives in Fargo, ND. She graduated 2016 from North Dakota State College of Science in Wapheton, ND with her degree in Dental Hygiene. She enjoys working with patients and helping them maintain good oral health. In her free time, Ellie likes spending time with family, being outdoors in the sun, traveling, and watching the Vikings.

Emma Zima

Registered Dental Hygienist

Emma was born and raised in Ogema, MN. She obtained her A.S. degree in Dental Hygiene from Minnesota State Community and Technical College in 2010 and went on to complete her BS in Dental Hygiene from the University of Minnesota-Mankato in 2015. Emma values education and loves to share what she learns with her patients to help them obtain optimal oral health. Emma and her husband Ben currently reside in Hawley, MN with their son Jett and sheltie Remmy. In her free time, Emma enjoys running, spending time outdoors and hanging out with friends and family.

Rachel Bakke

Licensed Dental Assistant/Patient Coordinator

Rachel obtained her Dental Assisting Diploma from Northwest Technical College in Bemidji, MN in 2006. She gained 5 years of dental experience before deciding to stay at home with her young kids for 6 years and is excited to be back in the dental world. Rachel is passionate about teeth, enjoys working with kids, and strives to make people smile everyday. Rachel resides in Ulen, MN with her husband, 4 kids, and aside from spending time with extended family and friends; Rachel enjoys reading, cooking, running, and being in her garden or outdoors anywhere.