Hart & Olson Family Dentistry Celebrates 30 Years | Portage Area Chamber of Commerce

Hart & Olson Family Dentistry Celebrates 30 Years

Hart & Olson Family Dentistry Celebrates 30 Years


This week, in 1989, Dr. Gerald Hart purchased a dental practice and building at 318 DeWitt St. in Portage, WI. He started with one employee!  Read along to reminisce with us on the history and milestones of Hart & Olson Family Dentistry:

1991–Dr. Hart grew the practice to include hygiene and now had 3 employees. The office started running on computers!

1993–The building was remodeled to fully utilize all three floors and now had 5 employees.

1995–An office manager is added.

2001–Digital X-rays and chairside computer patient charting are implemented.

2004–The big move to our current location! The new office was built at 225 Gunderson Dr where it remains to this day. The practice was fully relocated in November. There are now 8 employees. (We are celebrating 15 years in the current location this month!)

2006–Dr. Matthew Olson joins the dental practice.

2007–The name of the practice is changed from Gerald A. Hart, DDS to Hart Family Dentistry. There are now 10 employees.

2009–The name of the practice is changed to what you know now–Hart & Olson Family Dentistry! Up to 12 employees!

2016–225 Gunderson Dr. is expanded and remodeled to accommodate 4 more operatories, a 3D digital Panorex, larger sterilization center, and

breakroom. The office is now paperless and there are 16 employees.

2017–Dr. Brian Hart, Dr. Gerald Hart’s son, joins the practice and we have a total of 20 staff members.

2019–Present Day! Thank you so much to all of our wonderful staff and patients who have helped us get to where we are today.

Danielle Hart
Hart & Olson Family Dentistry
225 Gunderson Drive, Portage




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