About Our Doctors

Dr. Paul Zollinger

"I am very fortunate to come to work and do something I truly love to do!"

— Dr. Paul Zollinger

Dr. Zollinger is a general dentist practicing in the Vadnais Heights and White Bear Lake area. Dr. Z, as he is more commonly called, has enjoyed volunteer work. Dr. Paul Zollinger, better known as Dr. Z, has enjoyed volunteer work in the community and with his church. For over 20 years, he has worked with the Boy Scouts of America organization. He has also coached volleyball with the women's Junior Olympic and National Explorer programs. He has been a resident of the northern suburbs of St. Paul for over 50 years. A graduate of Kellogg High School in Roseville in 1971, he then attended the University of Minnesota, graduating from the Dental School. He practiced in St. Paul for 21 years before moving his practice to its current location in Vadnais Heights. The move allowed him to design a state-of-the-art facility that accommodates all the latest dental procedures relating to preventive, restorative, orthodontic, implant and cosmetic dental treatment.


Dr Z, his wife Stephanie and a couple of his grandkids.

Dr. Zollinger is also involved in numerous leadership positions. He was 2007 Board Chair of the White Bear Area Chamber of Commerce, 2009 President Elect of the Minnesota Academy of General Dentistry and an active member of the Minnesota Dental Association. He has been involved in the political discussion regarding the future of health care at the state capital. Dr. Z relishes spending time with his family. He has four children and twelve grandchildren. He and his wife, Stephanie, enjoy the outdoors, sailing, travel, and photography.


Dr. Z on recent trip to Haiti to provide dental care.

Dr. Kelvin Shane

"Nothing makes me happier than when a patient leaves with a smile."

Kelvin Shane is committed to providing excellence in dentistry. The doctor uses the latest in dentistry techniques to provide you with a beautiful and healthy smile. Additionally, Dr. Shane believes strongly in education to prevent oral health problems before they occur, and makes sure to keep patients fully informed about their dental health.

Dr. Shane graduated from the University of Minnesota School of Dentistry. He received his Bachelors of Science from the University of North Dakota. During these years he received many awards for academic achievement and volunteered his time to help his community.

In his free time, Dr. Shane enjoys traveling and spending time outdoors. Some trips are out of state or out of the country, but most trips are all around Minnesota. There are so many places to explore in this great state.


By Lake Alftavatn, halfway through the Laugavegur Trail in Iceland.