About Us – Meet the Doctors of Distinctive Dental

Meet the Doctors of Distinctive Dental

At Distinctive Dental, we are a team of caring, experienced dental professionals who use only the most advanced technologies, materials & procedures. At our community-focused practice, your comfort & satisfaction come first. We offer early morning & evening appointments, so you don’t have to miss work or school for your care, something our team feels strongly about.

We pride ourselves on taking the time to listen & get to know each patient as an individual. The entire team at Distinctive Dental looks forward to seeing you soon & developing a relationship with you to build the bridge toward long-term trust & successful dental care. See why our patients can’t stop smiling!

Distinctive Dental Staff

Our exceptional, friendly staff is our greatest asset. All of our dental assistants & hygienists are licensed professionals who pride themselves on their current dental techniques & outstanding patient communication. With unmatched quality & integrity, they are dedicated to achieving the best possible results for you & your family.

Since your comfort & health are our top priorities, Distinctive Dental’s staff is glad to assist you in any way. If you have any questions at all, from treatment options & sterilization to insurance concerns & paperwork, we’re here for you! We can assure you that you’ll enjoy your dental visit!

Dr. Charles Miller

Dr. Miller, Apple Valley MN Dentist

Dr. Charles Miller

Dr. Miller received his Doctor of Dental Surgery from the University of Minnesota School of Dentistry. Dr. Miller is a member of several professional associations, including the American Dental Association, Minnesota Dental Association, the Saint Paul District Dental Society, the Dakota County Dental Society & the Twin City Implant Society. He has two children, Nathan & Caity, & enjoys golf, tennis & water sports. He attends Hosanna Lutheran in Lakeville, MN & is active in Kingdom Expansion (Mission Trips) & the prayer team.

Dr. Miller serves both the Apple Valley, Minnesota & the Faribault, Minnesota locations & is taking new patients.


Meet Our Office Staff

Apple Valley, MN Location

Debra Grendahl, Front Desk Manager

Debra Grendahl, Apple Valley MN Dental Services

Debra (Debbie) Grendahl serves as the front desk manager for our Apple Valley, Minnesota location. Debbie has been been working in the health care industry for more than 18 years & loves the interaction with patients & coworkers. She enjoys the outdoors with activities such as hiking, walking & camping. While at home with her family she enjoys cooking & baking & entertaining.

Larisa Vinnik, Dental Assistant

Larisa Vinnik, Apple Valley MN Dental AssistantLarisa has been a dental assistant since 1997. She enjoys working with our patients & believes communication with them is crucial for success. She is married with one son. She enjoys spending time with her family & her dog, swimming, the outdoors & traveling. She’s also a fan of “Grey’s Anatomy” & “Bones.”


Faribault, MN Location

Angie Vettrus, Registered Dental Hygienist
at Both Apple Valley & Faribault, MN

Angie Vettrus, Registered Dental Hygienist Faribault, MNAngie has been a Registered Dental Hygienist (RDH) since 1998. Angie is married & has one daughter. She continually focuses on providing positive experiences for our patients, working to build relationships with them so that they become part of our dental practice family.

Megan Miller, Registered Dental Assistant

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