Meet the Doctors

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Dr. Steve Schwalbach


Dr. Schwalbach founded Associated Dentists of River Falls nearly 40 years ago. He is a graduate of Saint John’s University and the University of Minnesota – School of Dentistry. As a resident of River Falls, he and his wife, Ann, have seen their family of five children grow along with the River Falls community. Dentistry has always been one of Dr. Schwalbach’s passions and he has spent his career expanding his dental skills. A large part of his practice is devoted to orthodontic care for both children and adults. In addition to his continuing interest in dentistry, Dr. Schwalbach enjoys photography, reading, golf and spending time with his family (especially his grandchildren) and friends.

 

IMG_1437Dr. Josh Agrimson


Dr. Agrimson was born and raised across the river in Woodbury, Minnesota. He graduated from Woodbury High School and then received his four year bachelor degree from Bethel College in Arden Hills, MN. Dr. Agrimson went on to study dentistry at the University of Minnesota – School of Dentistry and graduated in 2005. Dr. Agrimson enjoys all aspects of dentistry, but has a passion for creating a great smile using many different techniques. Interests outside the office include golf, running, reading, fishing and spending time with his wife, daughter and two sons.

 

IMG_8690 (1)Dr. Joe Stamets


Originally from Red Oak, Iowa, Dr. Stamets moved to Minnesota and earned his bachelor degree from Saint John’s University and his doctorate from the University of Minnesota – School of Dentistry. Dr. Stamets enjoys all aspects of general dentistry, but highlights the long-lasting friendships with patients and their families as the most enjoyable part of his work. Away from the clinic, Dr. Stamets enjoys outdoor recreation (running and fishing), reading (especially books related to baseball history) and spending time with his wife, Erin, and their three sons.

 

IMG_8698Dr. Sarah Bogel


Dr. Bogel was born and raised in Rochester, MN. Her interest in dentistry began at an early age. A passion for both Dentistry and the sciences, along with her attention to detail, has made dentistry a natural and perfect choice for her. After receiving her Bachelor of Science degree in Genetics and Cell Biology from the UofM college of Biological Sciences, Dr. Bogel earned her Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from theUofM. She has been active in local study clubs as well as Rotary.

Dr. Bogel and her husband, Marcus along with children Matthew and Nathan enjoy downhill skiing and triathlons. She also has a love of gourmet cooking and travel. She enjoys all areas of dentistry and finds her career both challenging and rewarding.

 

Dr. Maher


Dr. Maher grew up in Chippewa Falls, WI and later attended the University of Wisconsin – Madison to earn her degree in Pharmacology and Toxicology. Following college, she attended the University of Minnesota – School of Dentistry for her DDS degree. During dental school, Dr. Maher received numerous awards for academic and clinical achievements, including the American Cancer Society Award, the Oral Biology Award and the Wallace D. Armstrong Award from the Minnesota Medical Foundation.

Following dental school, Dr. Maher continued her studies at the University of Minnesota and earned her specialty certificate in orthodontics. Dr. Maher then took an extra step to become a board-certified orthodontist with the American Board of Orthodontics. She is currently a member of many professional associations, including the American Association of Orthodontists, the American Dental Association, the Minnesota and Wisconsin Associations of Orthodontists and the National Dental Honor Society.

Dr. Maher and her husband, John, have three daughters: Avery, Addison and Embry. They also have three dogs, Luna, Bently and Willow whom the adopted through Coco’s Heart. In her free time, Dr. Maher loves to ski, snowboard, travel, scuba dive, read and fish.

In addition to her time at Associated Dentists and Orthodontics, Dr. Maher operates Valley Orthodontics with locations in Hudson, WI and Woodbury, MN.