All our professionals at O’Brien Dental Care maintain the highest levels of accreditation and pursue ongoing education to stay abreast of the latest trends in dentistry.
Dr. Jody O’Brien
Dr. Jody O’Brien was born and raised in Bismarck, North Dakota and performed her undergraduate studies at the University of Minnesota. After her undergraduate studies were completed in 1992, she entered dental school at Creighton University. As a sophomore at Creighton she received the SCADA research award in ER-YAG lasers and presented her table clinic at the National ADA Convention. During her dental school years she also completed a mission through the ILAC program in Santa Domingo in the Dominican Republic where she provided dental care to residents living in third world conditions.
After graduation from Creighton Dental School in 1996 she returned to the Twin Cities and joined her father-in-law’s dental practice in Shakopee, Minnesota. She has been an active community member as a Rotarian, Chamber of Commerce Board member, Crime Prevention Board member, St. Mary’s Church Trustee, as well as volunteering at schools, the hockey association and fund raising for the annual town festival.
Professionally she has continued to grow since her graduation from dental school. In 2003 she became certified to perform Invisalign and currently holds an advantage club level status. In 2006 she was certified in California through the AEI to perform Botox and dermal filler procedures. She extensively pursues her passion for esthetics in any cosmetic continuing education coarses and has completed over 100 hours of continuing education in the past two years. Her passion continues at the prestigious and world renowned Las Vegas Institute (LVI.com). Her professional memberships include: ADA, AGD, AACD, AICA, and Advantage level with Invisalign.
Dr. Holly McMahon
Dr. Holly (Breeggemann) McMahon was born and raised in Shakopee, Minnesota. She received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Biology from the College of Saint Benedict in 2007 and went on to complete her post graduate studies at Creighton University in Omaha, Nebraska where she earned her Doctorate of Dentistry degree in 2011. While studying at Creighton, Dr. Holly was very involved in the American Student Dental Association and spent two years on the board of her local chapter. She volunteered for numerous organizations throughout dental school such as the One World clinic and the annual Give Kids a Smile Day. As a sophmore, she was rewarded for her efforts and received the Jerome J. Belzer Endowed Scholarship. During her senior year, she was again recognized and was awarded the prestigious Dr. and Mrs. Philip J. Maschka Award. This award was presented to the graduating senior who displayed the highest order of professionalism, concern for patients, honesty, integrity, morality, responsibility, and scholastic and clinical ability. Dr. Holly spent 10 years working at O’Brien Dental Care prior to receiving her DDS degree and upon graduating has returned to begin her professional career.
Practicing back in her hometown, Dr. Holly will continue her enthusiastic participation in local volunteer endeavors. She is a two time past recipient of the Citizenship Award from the Shakopee Legion and Shakopee VFW. Dr. Holly is currently an ambassador for the Shakopee Chamber of Commerce and will continue to be active in the professional arena as a member of the ADA, MDA, and the Minneapolis District Dental Society. These professional organizations allow Dr. Holly to keep up to date with the latest developments in dental technology.