Our Doctors

Dr. Ines de Llano. DDS – general dentist

Dr. Ines de Llano loves treating patients and caring for their smiles. She understands the connection between oral health and overall. health. She knows that problems in your mouth can affect the rest of your body. It is not just important to have a pretty smile but a healthy smile. She enjoys getting to know her patients to better meet their needs. She is committed to providing the best dental care possible. Dr. de Llano knows a visit to the dentist can be filled with stress and anxiety. Let Dr. de Llano explain your treatment and help you feel comfortable and at ease.

DDS and BS- Biology, University of Minnesota. Post Graduate training in Invisalign, Dental implant restorations, Root canals, Cosmetic Dentistry, Gum Disease, Medical Emergencies, Local Anesthetic, and is Basic Life Support (BLS) Certified.

Dr. Ines de Llano was born in Mexico City, Mexico and Speaks fluent Spanish. She was raised in Fargo, ND and has lived in the Twin Cities since 1993. She enjoys cooking, running, spinning and traveling.

Dr. de Llano received a B.S. in Biology from the University of Minnesota in 1997. She attended dental school at the University of Minnesota and received her Doctor of Dental Surgery in 2001. She has been a practice owner since 2006 and currently resides in South West Minneapolis.

Dr. Jason E. Jenny – oral surgery

Dr. Jenny attended the University of St. Thomas from 1988-1991. He received his Doctor of Dental Surgery from the University of Minnesota in 1995. In 1999 he received his Oral Surgery degree from the University of Minnesota and became board certified in 2001 by the American Board of OMS.

Dr. Michael J. Downie – oral surgery

Dr. Downie was raised in Aberdeen, South Dakota. He attended Augustana College in Sioux Falls, SD and graduated with a D.D.S. from the University of Minnesota School of Dentistry in 1996. Dr. Downie received his M.D. from the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center in 1999. He then completed a one year internship in general surgery at Baylor University Medical Center and subsequently finished his 6 year oral and maxillo facial surgery residency at the Baylor College of Dentistry/Texas A&M University System in 2002.

He joined Drs. Broude, Barthel, and Jenny in 2002 — the practice subsequently changed names in 2003 to become Twin Cities Oral and Maxillo facial Surgery. Professionally, his passion is excellence in dental implant surgery and bone grafting for his patients. In 2003. he started the Twin Cities 1m plant society — a professional study club for referring dentists to focus on excellence in implant dentistry through high-quality continuing education. Furthermore, Dr. Downie mentors several general dentists to surgically place dental implants. He is a board certified Diplomate of the American Board of Oral and Maxillo facial Surgery (ABOMS) and is a member of the American Association of Oral and Maxillo facial Surgeons (AA OMS), past President of Minnesota Society of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, member of the American Dental Association (ADA), Minnesota Dental Association (MDA), American Medical Association (AMA), and past President of the St. Paul District Dental Society (SPDDS). He volunteers his time through the Union Gospel Mission Dental clinic in St. Paul, Give Kids a Smile, and was the committee chair for the 2006 Midwinter Meeting of the SPDDS.

Dr. Downie is married and has a son and a daughter. Personal interests include spending time with family and friends, playing the piano, trumpet and guitar as well as golfing.

Dr. Merideth Koehn – general dentist

Dr. Merideth Koehn attended Luther College and graduated Suma Cum Laude with a BA in biology in 2007. She graduated from the University of Iowa College of Dentistry and was inducted into the Omicron Kappa Upsilon honor society in 2010. She has a passion for the art an science of dentistry and enjoys getting to know patients of all ages and backgrounds.

Dr. Koehn has a special interest in working with children and adults who experience dental anxiety. She strives to make each interaction positive and educational by listening to and learning about each patients’s individual needs.

Dr. Koehn was born and raised in Cora Iville Iowa and now lives with her husband and their two young children in Minneapolis. She enjoys yoga, hiking and cooking in her free time (there isn’t much of it;)).