Dr. Pravin Aturaliya

Dr. Pravin Aturaliya

Doctor

Dr. Pravin Aturaliya (pronounced PraVeen A trail ya) has been practicing dentistry for 20 years and welcomes you to his Duluth practice. Raised in Duluth and a 1984 graduate of Marshall/Cathedral High School, he has a passion for living and raising his family in Duluth. Dr. Aturaliya’s expertise and experience include:

Education:
DDS-1993 University of Minnesota Dental School
MIS-1988 University of Minnesota (Engineering)
BS-1988 University of Minnesota (Biology with Chemistry minor)

Experience:
1995 to present – Duluth Family Dental, Pravin Aturaliya DDS PA, Duluth, Minn.
2009 to present – Minnesota Maxillofacial and Oral Consultants, Plymouth, Minn.
1993-1995 – Lakeview Dental, Wayzata, Minn.
Post Graduate Experience:
Oral Surgery Summer Program – University of Minnesota
Implant Surgery and Restoration
Peter Dawson Complete Dentistry
Management of the TMJ (Temporomandibular Joint Disorder)
IV Sedation Course University of Minnesota
Multiple Courses in Botox Therapy, Bone Grafting, Implant, Crown and Bridge

Certificates/Licenses:
DDS – State of Minnesota
IV Sedation Certificate – State of Minnesota
ACLS, BLS

Dr. Aturaliya treats patient Monday – Thursday at the Duluth office and works Fridays in Plymouth for Oral Surgery only. Once a month, he is in Nisswa, Minn. at Nisswa Smiles for Oral Surgery.

Katie

Katie

Dental Hygienist

Katie is Duluth Family Dental’s Registered and Certified Dental Hygienist. A lifelong Duluth resident, Katie has training in nitrous oxide analgesia and local anesthesia. She has been a part of the team at Duluth Family Dental for over 20 years and is very experienced in the treatment of periodontal disease.

Leah

Leah

Licensed Practical Nurse

Leah is new to our team. She is a Licensed Practical Nurse that has worked at St. Luke’s on the Med/Surg floor as well as clinic settings. She has been an LPN for 2.5 years. Her goal is to become a Registered Nurse.  Leah is also a member of the Air National Guard in Duluth, MN.

Certificates/Licenses:

LPN in Minnesota

Basic Life Support for Providers (BLS)

Dana

Dana

Licensed Practical Nurse

Dana is new to our team. Dana was a Medical Assistant for four years before becoming an LPN three years ago. She has worked in clinic settings with Family Practice and Pediatrics.

Certificates/Licenses:

LPN in Minnesota

Basic Life Support for Providers (BLS)