Meet Our Doctor
JOHN BISSON, DDS
Dr. John Bisson grew up in Sturgis, South Dakota. He attended South Dakota State University and was a four-year member of the Jackrabbit Swimming & Diving team where he met his wife, Alexandra. After graduating from SDSU with a major in biology and a minor in chemistry, John attended Creighton University School of Dentistry in Omaha, Nebraska.
Following the birth of their first child in 2015, John and Alex moved back to South Dakota to be closer to their families. John worked as an associate dentist for two years in Mitchell prior to owning Bisson Dental in Brookings. John and Alex now have two children, Jackson and Avery. In their free time, John and his family love to cheer on the Jackrabbits, travel, and spend time outdoors. They are ecstatic to bring their young family back to the Brookings community where their story began many years ago.
Meet Our Dental Team
NICOLE - DENTAL HYGIENIST
Nicole has worked as a dental hygienist in our office for more than 20 years. She grew up in Rutland, North Dakota, and attended North Dakota State College of Science where she earned her Associate in Applied Science in Dental Hygiene. Nicole says she loved to visit the dentist growing up which led her to pursue a career as a dental hygienist. Nicole’s favorite part of her job is the relationship she builds with her patients. Nicole and her husband, Randy, enjoy spending time at their vacation home in Chamberlain. She also enjoys fishing, kayaking, camping, reading, spending time outdoors, and being with her family.
TARA - DENTAL HYGIENIST
Tara grew up in Rock Valley, Iowa. She attended the University of South Dakota where she received her Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene. Tara had a wonderful relationship with a dental hygienist growing up who encouraged her to pursue a career in dental hygiene. She loves to educate her patients to help them better understand the importance of good oral hygiene. Tara’s dream is to travel to another country and volunteer dental services to those in need. Tara and her husband, Danny, have two young boys. They love to travel and spend time outdoors.
LINDSEY - DENTAL ASSISTANT
Lindsey grew up in Hoven, South Dakota, and received her dental assisting certificate at Lake Area Tech in Watertown. Lindsey has been a dental assistant for 15 years and says she loves to help patients feel confident with their smile. Lindsey can also relate to anxieties some patients feel when visiting the dentist and helps to make them feel more at ease. Lindsey loves hunting, baking, and spending time with her family. Lindsey and her husband, Dustin, have two children.
TARA - DENTAL ASSISTANT
Tara grew up in Clear Lake, South Dakota, and received her dental assisting certificate from Lake Area Tech in Watertown. Tara’s sister is also a dental assistant and inspired her to choose a career in dentistry. She loves getting to know her patients and strives to give them the best dental experience possible. Tara has a passion for knowledge and is always trying to learn more about the field of dentistry. Tara loves to spend time with her family at their cabin near Lake Thompson.
JENNAFER - INSURANCE COORDINATOR
Jennafer was born and raised in Bellflower, California. Since moving to South Dakota, she has enjoyed acclimating to the variety of weather the Midwest has to offer. As the insurance coordinator for our practice, Jennafer enjoys helping patients maximize their dental insurance benefits. Jennafer says she always enjoyed visiting the dentist growing up which led her to pursue a career in dentistry. During her free time, Jennafer enjoys traveling, cooking, baking, and playing video games.