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Meet the Doctors

Dental Arts of Green Bay, Wisconsin  Professional Dentists


Our doctors are welcoming new patients.


Emily E. Thompson, DDS

S. Patrick Maraka, DDS

Dara T. Flink, DDS

Zachary A. Graf, DDS

David C. Thompson, DDS


Emily E. Thompson, DDS

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Dental Arts Welcomes Dr. Emily Thompson!

We would like to introduce the newest member of our dental family, Dr. Emily Thompson. She joined us in the summer of 2016 after completing her Advanced Education General Dentistry (AEGD) residency with the Milo C. Huempfner VA Dental Clinic in Green Bay, WI.  She is excited to continue her service to her hometown community of Green Bay.

Many of you may already know Dr. Emily Thompson as she often assisted our doctors while she earned her Doctorate of Dental Surgery at the University of Minnesota – School of Dentistry. This experience developed a strong treatment philosophy that is similar to ours and brought us a wealth of leading edge knowledge in return.

Dr. Thompson has committed many hours to stay educated on the latest advancements in dentistry.  She is a member of the associations listed below.

Dr. Thompson still continues to find balance outside the dental clinic through travel, exercise, and spending time outdoors. She has also been a frequent volunteer for the WDA’s Mission of Mercy events held in Wisconsin and Minnesota, Oral Health Partnership (OHP), as well as accompanying the medical missions to Haiti with The Friends of Haiti organization.


S. Patrick Maraka, DDS

After graduating cum laude with a Bachelor of Science degree from Marquette University in Milwaukee, WI, Dr. S. Patrick Maraka continued his studies at Marquette University to complete his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree in 2008 (Go, Golden Eagles!).  He came back to the Green Bay area and joined Dental Arts in 2014.

All of our doctors have established deep roots in the Green Bay community and Dr. Pat is no exception.  Along with constantly expanding his own knowledge base, he works closely with other programs to share his knowledge and talents.  Dr. Maraka volunteers with the Northeast Wisconsin Technical College (NWTC) Dental Assisting program, providing dental care to patients of the clinic while training new dental assistants in their field.  He also provides dental services to the Brown County and Door County jail systems.

Dr. Pat is an active member of the American Dental Association, the Wisconsin Dental Association, and an executive board member for the Brown-Door-Kewaunee Dental Society.  Current and previous volunteer activities include the WDA’s Mission of Mercy Dental Days, the Give Kids a Smile Day program, and various study clubs and dental mission trips outside of Wisconsin.


Dara T. Flink, DDS

Dr. Flink is a native of Ishpeming, MI. She attended Northern Michigan University and earned her Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from the University of Michigan in 2000. Dr. Flink completed a General Practice Residency at the Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Ann Arbor, MI. She has worked in private practice in the Green Bay area since 2002, and joined Dental Arts in 2008.

Dr. Flink is a member of the American Dental Association (ADA), Wisconsin Dental Association (WDA), and the Brown-Door-Kewaunee Dental Society, where she served as President in 2007. Dr. Flink has remained active in various community projects throughout the years, including events like Healthy Kids Day through the YMCA.

 


Zachary A. Graf, DDS

Dr. Graf joined Dental Arts in 2002 after serving 3 years in the United States Navy, where he completed his Advanced Education in General Dentistry and supported Operation Enduring Freedom for the 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit.  Prior to that, he obtained his Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Wisconsin – Madison and his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from Marquette University in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.  

Dr. Graf is a member of the Academy of General Dentistry, the American Dental Association, the Wisconsin Dental Association and the Brown-Door-Kewaunee Dental Association, where he served as president in 2012.

Taking great pride in our community and his commitment to enriching lives through education and service, Dr. Graf was awarded fellowship into the Pierre Fauchard Academy, an international honorary dental organization in recognition of his significant contributions to the profession.  In addition, he was inducted as a Fellow into the International College of Dentists for “outstanding professional achievement, meritorious service and dedication to the continued progress of dentistry for the benefit of humankind,”  Dr. Graf currently serves as board president for the Oral Health Partnership, a not for profit dental organization that provides dental services to the underserved children in and around Brown County.  He also volunteers his time at the Northeast Wisconsin Technical College dental assisting clinic and the annual Back to School store.  In 2016, Dr. Graf had the honor to serve as a guardian for two veterans aboard the Old Glory Honor Flight to Washington, DC.     

In his free time, Dr. Graf enjoys doing just about anything with his wife, 3 kids, and new puppy.   He also enjoys playing golf, traveling, and downhill skiing.


David C. Thompson, DDS

Dr. David Thompson joined Dental Arts in 1992.  After receiving a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 1977, he earned his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from the University of Minnesota in 1985. He completed a General Practice Residency and Geriatric Fellowship at the University of Minnesota upon graduation, and then served the population of Minneapolis for five years prior to joining Dental Arts.

Dr. Thompson is a member of the American Dental Association, the Wisconsin Dental Association, the Chicago Dental Society, the Brown-Door-Kewaunee Dental Society and the Academy of General Dentistry. He frequently visits Haiti with the Friends of Haiti organization and continues to be very active with the dental school in Port-Au-Prince.

His daughter, Dr. Emily Thompson, joined the practice in 2016.


Dental Arts Associates of Green Bay, Ltd. are experienced in all facets of general dentistry and provides dental services at our Green Bay office located in Northeastern Wisconsin.

Don’t hesitate to call us at (920) 494-9541 with any dental issues or questions.

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