Get to Know the Doctors and Staff at Our Dental Office in Edina, MN
Keith E. Johnson, DDS
After 30+ years of practice, Dr. Johnson still enjoys coming to work. “I am still having fun practicing dentistry because the profession is evolving and continues to inspire me to learn new ways to better treat my patients.”
Dr. Johnson has traveled to Ukraine and Costa Rica over the past 16 years with groups from his church. He has had the opportunity to use his dental skills to treat kids in orphanages. Dr. Johnson enjoys spending time with his family snowmobiling, snow skiing, fishing, boating, and hunting. He has three children ages 24, 27, and 30. He and his wife both enjoy traveling as she has traveled to Ukraine and Costa Rica also.
Dr. Johnson graduated with honors from Bethel College in 1976 and from the University of Minnesota School of Dentistry with a doctorate of dental surgery degree in 1980. He has taken post-graduate courses in esthetic dentistry from the University of Minnesota. He has also taken courses to be certified in the following:
- CEREC (Same Day Crowns)
- Sedation Dentistry
- Soft Tissue Laser
- Placement of Dental Implants
- American Dental Association
- Minnesota Dental Association
- Minneapolis District Dental Society
Jason J. Thimjon, DDS
A Minnesota native, Dr. Thimjon graduated from Bethel University with a degree in Biology and then went on to earn his dental degree from University of Minnesota School of Dentistry. Upon graduation, Dr. Thimjon was honored with the “Compassionate Care in a Caring Manner Award” by the dental faculty at the University of Minnesota. Dr. Thimjon enjoys all aspects of general dentistry and has recently transitioned his practice from Woodbury to Stone & Johnson at Edinborough Dental. “ I am really excited to practice with Dr.’s Stone and Johnson. I have the utmost respect for the commitment they have shown to their patients and staff by keeping paramount the principles of kindness, compassion, honesty and excellence. I am honored to join them to uphold these principles into the future.”
Prior to entering the dental profession, Dr. Thimjon spent twelve years in a successful business career, primarily in the field of health care. He participated in several mission opportunities to the country of Haiti. He believes strongly these experiences have positively shaped his practice philosophy. Dr. Thimjon is focused on providing quality dental care in a conservative, kind and empathetic manner. He loves to educate and help patients make the best decision for their individual needs. It is always his goal that patients have a positive dental experience.
Dr. Thimjon remains an active member of various professional organizations and is committed to expanding his knowledge through continuing education. He continues to have a strong interest in dental service missions, specifically to the country of Haiti – the birthplace of his two adopted children. Having one child who is profoundly Deaf keeps him and his family busy learning American Sign Language. When not in the office, Dr. Thimjon enjoys experiencing good food, architecture and the arts, gardening and traveling to the family cabin in Wisconsin.
• American Dental Association
• Minnesota Dental Association
• St. Paul District Dental Society
• SPEAR Dental Education
• Dakota Valley Study Group
We are especially interested in making all our patients feel right at home! We aim to provide energetic and fun-loving service to each patient, and we put your needs first to achieve efficient and comprehensive treatment.
Well trained and highly skilled, our staff averages over 13 years of experience. Every team member has a high degree of professional skill and ability dedicated to your comfort and well-being, and our licensed dental assistants all hold certificates in oral sedation dentistry.
We strive to stay abreast of the very latest in technology and advances. Each year, our staff participates in various continuing education courses offered through the University of Minnesota and lectures offered by study clubs.
Our staff includes the following:
Cindy – Certified Licensed Dental Assistant
Cindy graduated from the Dental Assistant program at Normandale College in 1995. She is Certified and Licensed in sealants, oral sedation, and administering nitrous oxide (laughing gas). She has been with Stone & Johnson at Edinborough Dental for 20 years. Cindy enjoys assisting and her love of educating and visiting with our patients shines through in her role as our New Patient Coordinator.
In her spare time, she likes watching the Vikings play football, playing Candy Crush, gardening, and going on cruises with her husband Paul & her parents. She claims “You could say we are “Cruise-a-holics” (LOL).
Katie – Licensed Dental Assistant
Katie graduated from St Cloud AVTI in 1987 She really enjoys the ever changing world of dentistry. The latest change that she is excited about is Six Month Smiles. If you have any questions on how this can help you improve your smile, please call, she would love to give you the details on this new orthodontic care.
Katie has been with Stone and Johnson Dental since 2010 and we love the way she interacts with our patients. Her calm and caring nature makes her a perfect fit for our sedation dentistry patients.
Katie and her husband Rick have been married for over 25 years and have two adult children; Maria and Jake. Her family enjoys spending time together, trying to spend as much of it outside as they can, enjoying all that Minnesota has to offer.
Katie – Registered Dental Hygienist
Katie is the newest member of the Stone and Johnson dental team and she is so excited to meet you.
She graduated from Minnesota State University, Mankato in May of 2015. She enjoys learning about new advances in oral healthcare and helping patients love their smiles. If you’re looking for a friendly face to bring your kids to see, Katie always looks forward to the days her schedule is filled with children.
In her free time Katie likes to read, travel and find all the best restaurants Minneapolis has to offer. She is also an avid sports fan and enjoys playing golf and doing yoga.
Amanda – Registered Dental Hygienist
Amanda has been a part of the Stone and Johnson Team since 2002. She thoroughly enjoys getting to know her patients and hearing about their lives. She feels fortunate in her profession to be able to share the tools and provide the care needed for a healthy smile and it shows in the way she cares for each and every one of the patients that she sees.
In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her family and friends. Amanda and her husband Doug were married in April of 2012. They were blessed with their son Evan in May of 2013 and the three of them welcomed Evan’s little brother Isaac in October of 2015. Life is good! Amanda is looking forward to meeting you!
Debbie – Practice Manager
Debbie has enjoyed working as a practice administrator in the dental field for over 35 years. She is a lifetime member and Minnesota Ambassador of the American Association of Dental Office Managers, on the executive board of the Up Front Study Club and a member of the Dental Practice Enrichment Coalition.
Debbie has been with Stone & Johnson since 2005 and she is proud of the genuine concern and care that our dedicated team has for our patients. She believes that care, along with the integrity of our doctors, our technology, and our comprehensive services are what keeps our patients coming back and referring their friends and family to us. We learn together and we have fun together and that comfortable atmosphere is something you will experience when you visit our office.
Debbie and her husband have four children and six grandchildren which have been an added blessing to her. She loves spending time with her family and getting “up North” whenever they are able. Keeping up with grandchildren has reinforced the importance of living a healthy lifestyle; so much so, that she is now a certified health coach with Take Shape for Life.
Kayla began her career here in December 2016 and is our newest front desk team member. She received her Associates of Science Degree in Dental Hygiene from Bristol Community College in 2011, and has been working in the dental field since then. She has recently realized her passion for helping patients in a different capacity by working up at the front desk. Her knowledge as a hygienist will help her excel in this position.
In her free time, Kayla enjoys fishing, reading and playing volleyball and softball. She also enjoys going to the family cabin in the Summer. She lives South of Shakopee with her Husband, Mike and their cat, Alexandria.
Nicole – Accounts Coordinator
Nicole started with Stone & Johnson at Edinborough Dental in April 2014. She attended MN State University in Mankato and has been in the dental field since 2006. Nicole will welcome you with her bubbly personality and help you understand and plan for any care you need. She is a rockstar with her knowledge of insurance!
Nicole and her husband have two amazing children and a black lab at home. In her spare time she loves to spend time with her family and friends, go on trips, spend time on the lake, and watch her son and husband play the sports they love.