Meet Our Dentists
Joseph Kotnour, DDS
Dr. Joseph Kotnour graduated from Marquette University School of Dentistry in 1979. He has practiced in La Crosse since that time. He is a lifelong resident of La Crosse, attending Aquinas High School and Viterbo College. He is a member and former president of La Crosse District Dental Society as well as the Wisconsin Dental Association, the American Dental Association, the International College of Dentists and the Pierre Fauchard Academy. Dr. Kotnour is active in many aspects of dentistry including implants and care for the under-served. Dr. Kotnour enjoys being active with his wife, four children and two grandchildren, including travel, outdoor recreation, and skiing. A member of Mary Mother of the Church, he serves on their finance committee.
Christine Jones, DDS
Dr. Christine Jones received both her undergraduate and dental (DDS) degrees from Marquette University School of Dentistry in 2010. After graduation, Dr. Jones completed a Rural Outreach Fellowship at Chippewa Valley Technical College in Eau Claire, WI, where she advanced her skills by working with specialists in oral surgery, pediatric dentistry, periodontics, and endodontics. Dr. Jones is a native of Onalaska, graduating from Onalaska High School in 2003. She serves as president of the La Crosse District Dental Society, and is a member of the Wisconsin Dental Association, American Dental Association, Academy of General Dentistry and the International College of Dentists. When she is not seeing patients, Dr. Jones enjoys yoga, knitting, volunteering with the humane society, traveling and game nights with friends.
Aksel Gundersen, DDS
Dr Aksel Gundersen graduated from of Marquette University School of Dentistry in 2017 after receiving his undergraduate degree in biology from UW – Madison. Dr Gundersen grew up in La Crosse and is a 2007 graduate of Logan High School.
As an avid outdoor enthusiast, Aksel was a counselor at a canoe camp in northern Wisconsin during his college summers.. In his free time he and his wife, Maggie, enjoy canoeing, camping and being in nature. Aksel is thrilled to be back in La Crosse treating patients at Coulee Family Dental. He is a member of the La Crosse District Dental Society, Wisconsin Dental Association and American Dental Association.
Meet Our Team
Left to right: Sandy (Assistant), Deb (Assistant), Kelly (Hygienist), Sammy (Assistant), Melissa S. (Insurance Coordinator), Lisa (Receptionist), Dr. Kotnour, Dr. Gundersen, Dr. Jones, Annette (Receptionist/Assistant), Karen (Hygienist), Jessica (Hygienist), Chantell (Assistant), Melissa B. (Hygienist), Michele (Hygienist), Barb (Assistant)