Dr. Jay M. Ranfranz, DDS

minneapolis dentist

Dr. Ranfranz is excited to practice in Minneapolis and serve the community he calls home. After growing up in the western suburbs, he graduated from St. John’s University with a Bachelor of Arts in Biology and German Studies. He received his dental degree from the University of Minnesota School of Dentistry and is now a member of the American Dental Association, Minnesota Dental Association, and Academy of General Dentistry.

Dr. Ranfranz strives to provide excellent dental care to all patients in a friendly and open environment. Building long term relationships, putting patients at ease and empowering them to smile are the keys to his success. Dr. Ranfranz looks forward to assisting patients achieve their ideal smiles and maintain their oral and overall health.

His hobbies include attending the theater, staying active with his dog, and spending time with his family. He also enjoys traveling and has been to 14 different countries around the world.

Danielle, Office Manager

daniDanielle is our office manager and has been a dental assistant since 1995. She loves the variety that her job provides as well as the relationships she has with patients and co-workers at Town Dental.

She wishes she would have known her love of dentistry prior to starting her family; she would have gone to school to be a dentist! It is very important for her to believe in the care that is provided where she works. Her drive to work each day from Taylors Falls, MN proves it. Danielle lives with her husband, Dan, and dog, Bailey. They have 5 adult children that help them as often as they are able at the orchard they started a few years ago in Taylors Falls.

Debbie, Dental Hygienist

Debbie has been with our team since September of 2015, but has been practicing in this neighborhood since 1999.  She graduated from the University Of Minnesota in 1995 and worked as a contract dental hygienist for the United States Navy while her husband served as a Naval Dental Officer in San Diego and Japan.  She loves working with the City Of Lakes team and helping provide the best treatment for her patients.  Although she is responsible for cleaning her patients teeth and educating them on the best way to keep their smile looking great, her favorite thing is building relationships with people and making friends.  When she is not working, she spends time with her husband Chris and their three amazing kids Kyah, Kaden, and Kendrie.  In her spare time she enjoys working out, photography, and traveling.

Nancy, Dental Assistant

nancy-headshotNancy has been working at City of Lakes for 20 plus years. She is looking forward to growing with Town Dental. She and her husband John, have always lived in Minneapolis. They have been married for 25 years, and enjoy spending weekends at their cabin in Wisconsin.  When Nancy has free time she enjoys walking, reading and botanical drawing.

Renee, Dental Assistant

Renee graduated from the Minnesota Institute of Medical and Dental Careers. She is a registered dental assistant with over 30 years experience. She has a passion for getting to know her patients and caring for their needs. Renee lives with her husband Rick and their two dogs. They have two adult sons and five grandchildren. She enjoys camping, fishing, watching sports and spending as much time as she can with her family.