Worthington dentists honored by Minnesota Dental Association

Drs. Grant and Maureen Sorensen receive Outstanding Service award

Grant and Maureen Sorensen pose in their dental office in this Globe file photo.
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MINNEAPOLIS — Drs. Grant and Maureen Sorensen were honored with Minnesota Dental Association’s Outstanding Service Award during the association’s annual convention April 29, at the St. Paul RiverCentre.

The Sorensens have been involved in dentistry for 37 years. After their 1984 graduation from the University of Minnesota School of Dentistry, they started their own dental practice in Worthington and have been leaders in the Southern District Dental Society and the Minnesota Dental Association. They both have, at separate times, served on the SDDS Executive council and as the Southern District trustee to the MDA Board of Trustees.

They served on various MDA committees, including the former Dental Practice and Operations Committee, the Legislative Affairs Committee, the Barriers to Care Committee, the Affinity Products Committee (Maureen), and the Constitution, Bylaws and Ethics Committee (Grant). They have also volunteered for the annual Give Kids a Smile event and several Mission of Mercy events.

Prior to their retirement in 2021, they worked to recruit dentists to southwest Minnesota. They have mentored many young dentists and have organized countless district events through the years.

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