Dr. Nathan Scharer is a native of Abbotsford, WI. He received his undergraduate degree from the University of Wisconsin Eau Claire and earned his D.D.S. degree from the University of Minnesota School of Dentistry in 2009. Upon graduation, Dr. Scharer completed an additional one year residency program at the VA hospital in Milwaukee. The program has provided Dr. Scharer with advanced training in several areas of specialized dentistry. He has also practiced in clinics in Milwaukee and Tomah.
Dr. Scharer enjoys all aspects of general dentistry, is a member of the Academy of General Dentistry, and is a strong advocate of continuing education to ensure optimal patient care. He strives to provide excellent, gentle dental care in a friendly and caring environment. He treats each patient’s individual dental needs with comprehensive treatment planning, patient education and open communication regarding all aspects of his or her oral health.
In Dr. Scharer’s free time, he enjoys spending time with his wife Krista, a family practice physician at Aspirus in Wausau. Together they enjoy spending time with their son, George and boston terrier, Ruby. He also enjoys golfing, biking, and spending time at their family’s cabin.
Leslie - Receptionist
Leslie joined the Scharer Dental team July 2015 as our receptionist. Leslie moved to the Wausau area in 2001, after living in Colorado for 15 years. Leslie has a management background in the healthcare and telecom industry. Leslie is married, has 1 grown son, and 3 grandchildren. Leslie and her husband love to travel, having been to 27 states so far. Leslie also enjoys crafting with silk flowers, and creating photo books.
Renae - Registered Dental Hygienist
Renae graduated from NTC with an associates degree in Dental Hygiene. She has also earned certificates in local anesthesia and laser application for periodontal disease. She has been a clinical dental hygienist for over 20 years and has recently joined a group of dental hygienists called 'Hylife' to help provide oral care to dependent elders. Renae is married and has 2 children. When not busy attending her kids activities, she enjoys playing volleyball, downhill skiing, reading, visiting with family and friends, and weekends spent at their cabin.
Kim - Certified Dental Assistant
Kim was born and raised in Indiana. She received a certificate degree in dental assisting from Indiana University and has been an expanded functions assistant for 32 years. Kim is married with 6 grown children and 2 grandaughters. She loves spending time with friends and family, practicing yoga, and being outside as much as possible.
""Excellent experience and I was treated very professionaly and in a friendly atmosphere. Keep up the good work.""by Robert W (February 19, 2018)
""So friendly that my fear of dental apps are not so bad for me""by Christine r (October 15, 2017)
""It was good - cleaning was thorough and time with dentist was informative.""by Marvin M (February 09, 2017)