Our Dentists

Meet the team at Mint Dental



Dr. Jonathan McNeilJonathan McNeil

Dr. McNeil was born in Southern Oregon. He completed his undergraduate degree  at Willamette University in Salem, OR. Following undergrad, he obtained a Doctorate of Medical Dentistry at Oregon
Health Science University in Portland, OR.

Dr. McNeil is one of a handful of general dentists who routinely performs IV Sedation for the full spectrum of dental procedures. He enjoys working with nervous patients and has completed a significant amount of post graduate training in placing implants. In his free time, Dr. McNeil enjoys traveling, spending time with the family, fly fishing, and exploring the great Alaska wilderness.


Kathryn BicklerDr. Kathryn Bickler

Dr. Bickler was born and raised in Portland, OR. She completed her undergraduate degree at Santa Clara University, then returned to Portland to get her Doctorate of Medical Dentistry at OHSU. After working for a few years in Portland, she decided to make the move up North in 2011.

She absolutely loves living and working in Alaska. Dr. Bickler enjoys getting to know her patients, and tries to make every appointment as comfortable and positive as possible. Outside of the office, Dr. Bickler spends most of her free time riding her horse, or skiing with the Master’s ski racing program at Alyeska in the winter.

 Dr. Nick Withem

Dr. Withem grew up in the Boston area.  Following high school, Dr. Withem joined the Navy and was selected for the elite Navy Seal training program.  Dr. Withem served for four years on Seal Team 4 as an underwater demolitions expert.

Following his service, he completed his undergraduate studies at the University of California Santa Barbara with a degree in Biological Sciences.  Dr. Withem attended the Arizona School of Dentistry and Oral Health earning both a Doctorate of Medical Dentistry and a Master Degree in Public Health.

Dr. Withem has a relaxed bedside manner and is an exceptional clinical dentist.  When he is not working at Mint Dental, Dr. Withem is an avid rock climber and outdoor enthusiast.


Dustin SlunakerDr. Dustin Slunaker

Dr. Dustin Slunaker grew up in Helena, MT and attended Montana State University where he received a degree in Cell Biology and Neuroscience. He went on to attend OHSU in Portland, Oregon for Dental School and obtained a Doctorate of Medical Dentistry in 2008.

Dr. Slunaker makes an effort to create a relaxing dental experience and offers IV sedation for his nervous patients. In his free time Dr. Slunaker enjoys working out, skiing, golfing, traveling and hanging out with his dog, Louie.


Dr. Jeffrey Bowman

Dr. Bowman was raised in Idaho Falls, ID.  He graduated from BYU
with a degree in Zoology, then attended Oregon Health Sciences University in Portland, OR and obtained a Doctorate of Medical Dentistry in 1994.

Although Dr. Bowman has extensive post graduate experience and education in cosmetics, implants, and IV sedation, his favorite part of being a dentist is getting to know his patients and providing gentle, beautiful, high-quality dentistry.

When not at work, you’ll find him enjoying time with his wife and 5 kids exploring Alaska, cooking, fishing, hunting, snow-machining and skiing.