• Bradley Johnson of Contemporary Family Dentistry recently attended a 3M ESPE Mini Dental Implant course. The implants are used in denture retention and can be used to replace missing front teeth.

• Kathy Saterdahl has recently been elected president of the Kemple Memorial Children’s Dental Clinic Board of Directors. In addition, Paul Taylor has been elected board secretary, and Mark Jensen, Maureen Porter and Jeff Timmhave been selected as board members. Suzanne Browninghas been hired as the clinic’s executive director. The clinic facilitates preventive, educational and dental treatment services for children whose families cannot access basic dental care.

• Barrie Robbins and Justine Locke have recently joined Hawthorn Healing Arts Center as licensed massage therapists. Robbins specializes in Thai massage and utilizes Feldenkrais, Trager, Shiatsu and Hatha yoga methods. Locke specializes in Swedish massage and deep tissue, hot stone and maternity treatments.