Dr. Craig E. Newell
Dr. Craig E. Newell received his Bachelor of Science degree in Biology from the University of South Dakota. He then attended the College of Dentistry at the University of Iowa where he received his dental degree. During his senior year he was selected as the Outstanding student in Orthodontics. He then completed a residency in Orthodontics and received his Masters Degree in Orthodontics. While in dental school and during his residency he was involved in cleft palate and facial growth research. He completed his master’s thesis on an analysis of ideal arch forms in patients with ideal occlusion.
Dr. Newell is a member of the American Dental Association, the Iowa Dental Association, the Minnesota Dental Association, the Dickinson County Dental Society, the American Association of Orthodontists, the American Association of Lingual Orthodontists, the World Federation of Orthodontists, the Pierre Fauchard Academy. He is also a charter member of the University Gold Orthodontic Study Club at the University of Minnesota.
Dr. Newell served on the Spirit Lake Board of Education for 17 years and as president for 6 years. He also served on as a board member on the Lakeland AEA for 5 years. While he was a board member in Spirit Lake, he was responsible for initiating the development of the wind energy which now powers the school’s campus. He has been active in numerous other community organizations.
Dr. Newell and his wife Lynn, have three children and four grandchildren that they enjoy spending time visiting. He enjoys golfing, fly fishing, biking, hiking, kayaking, boating, snow skiing, snow shoeing, swimming, stained glass, woodworking, reading, fine arts, and sporting events.
Our staff is well trained, highly skilled, licensed and certified to provide the highest quality of care for our patients at the chair as well as in scheduling, working with your financial arrangements and making sure you maximize your insurance benefits. They are energetic and compassionate and will make your experience in our office a pleasant one.