Our Practice

Mission Statement

Our purpose at McDonald Dentistry is to provide the best quality dental care to our patients, our family, and our friends in a caring environment. We are unconditionally committed to excellence in everything we do. We are committed to have the most modern, state-of-the-art dental office so we can provide our patients with the best dentistry can offer today. We are committed to continuing our education and sharing our knowledge with each other and our patients.

We want to make your visit to our office as comfortable as possible and we will always be available to discuss your needs and concerns. We strive towards providing a lifetime of optimal oral health and strive to foster patient relationships based on mutual trust, excellent customer service, and the best patient care available. We are here to serve our community, not only through the best dental care possible, but also by being an example of a caring, positive, and enjoyable place to visit and work.

State of the Art Facility

For over 45 years, McDonald Dentistry has taken pride in being on the forefornt of modern dentistry. We utilize the latest in clinically proven materials and our contemporary practice is home to some of the most technological advances in dentistry, including digital X-rays, CT scans, metal free dental procedures, Invisalign braces, computer guided implant surgeries, quieter electric hand pieces, and paperless record keeping.

Our Own In-House Lab

At McDonald Dentistry, we are very fortunate to be the only dental office in the greater Grand Forks area to have our own in-house dental laboratory. When it comes to beautiful, lifelike dentistry, there is a huge artistic component to achieving highly esthetic results. With an in-house ceramist, we are able to bridge the communication gap that exists between the dentist and the dental laboratory, allowing us to achieve highly esthetic, long lasting restorations.

McDonald Dental Team

We offer the expertise of a generational family dentistry devoted to their work.Our dental team has five hygienists that are highly trained and will make your oral health their top priority.

Education & Prevention

Our dental team is well trained and will help to educate our patients about oral health in order to keep them as healthy as possible.

Training & Expertise

Our doctors and staff are well trained by staying up to date on the latest advancements in dentistry. Continuing education is the key to our success.

Uncompromising Safety

Our dental team follows very strict guidelines when it comes to the safety of our patients.










Peter J. McDonald, D.D.S

Peter J. McDonald, D.D.S.

While at the University of St. Thomas Dr. Pete majored in Biology with a minor in Chemistry. Dr. Pete was also a member of the varsity hockey team. Following St. Thomas Dr. Pete received his Doctoral of Dental Surgery Degree from the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis, MN.

Dr. Pete is a member of the Minnesota Dental Association, The American Dental Association, The International Congress of Oral Implantologists, and The American Academy of Implant Dentistry.

Since his graduation from dental school Dr. Pete has continued his education by receiving the University of Minnesota's Postgraduate Program certificate in Esthetic Dentistry. This consists of over one hundred hours of continuing education focusing on achieving ideal esthetics through the placement of tooth colored composite fillings and the placement of all porcelain ceramic crowns and veneers. Dr. Pete is also an Associate Fellow of the American Academy of Implant Dentistry. This consisted of over 380 hours of both clinical and classroom study focusing strictly on the surgical placement of dental implants followed by a written examination.

Christopher J. McDonald, D.D.S

Christopher J. McDonald, D.D.S.

While at the University of Wisconsin-Madison Dr. Chris majored in Zoology and was a member of the varsity tennis team. Dr. Chris went on to receive his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from New York University in 2006.

Upon graduating from dental school, Dr. Chris completed a one year postgraduate residency in New York. In 2011, Dr. Chris completed a two-year orthodontic program called Progressive Orthodontics which comprised of over 400 hours of lectures dedicated to orthodontics. Dr. Chris has been providing orthodontic treatment to adults and children for the past 8 years. Dr. Chris is also a an Invisalign provider. Dr. Chris is a member of the Minnesota Dental Association, The American Dental Association, and The American Orthodontic Society.

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