About Us


A healthy, beautiful smile is important and will bring you the confidence you can wear for a lifetime.

At Minneapolis Dental, we are committed to your dental health and comfort.


Dr. Hodd, D.D.S

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  • Dr. Lorrie Hodd earned her B.S. and D.D.S. degree with honors from the University of Minnesota in 1987. She has had extensive postgraduate training from the world-renowned L.D. Pankey Institute in Key Biscayne, Florida, with an emphasis on Comprehensive Full Mouth Reconstruction and TMJ treatment modalities. As a general and cosmetic dentist she is committed to completing many additional hours of education each year to stay at the forefront of her profession and keep up with today’s ever-changing dental technology.

    Dr. Hodd is a member of many local, state and national dental organizations including the American Dental Association, the Minneapolis District Dental Society, the Academy of General Dentistry, and the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry.

    She and her husband Steve have three children. Nicole graduated from Cornell University Law School and is a practicing attorney in Boston. Rachel is attending the University of Minnesota, and Michael is currently in high school. They have three dogs that complete their family.

    In her free time she enjoys many outdoor activities including golf, tennis, gardening and fishing trips to the lake, to name a few.

  • Dr. Wu, D.D.S

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  • Dr. Wu is an American Board of Periodontology-certified periodontist and holds the position of Adjunct Assistant Professor at the University of Minnesota School of Dentistry. Dr. Wu’s practice specializes in periodontal regeneration, periodontal plastic surgery, osseous surgery, ridge augmentation, and implant surgery.

    Taipei Medical University, Taiwan – D.D.S. (1996)
    Taipei Medical University, Taiwan – M.S. (1998)
    Taipei Medical University, Taiwan – Certificate in Periodontics (1998)
    University of Minnnesota – Certificate in Periodontics (2004)
    University of Minnnesota – Ph.D. in Oral Biology (2007)
    American Board of Periodontology – Diplomat