Chaska, MN Dentist
West Lakes Dentistry (formerly Strand Dental Care)


Dr. Jason Pendleton, DDS

Dr. Jason Pendleton is originally from Superior, WI. He received his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from Marquette University and then completed a residency at the University of Iowa Hospital, where he met his wife, Katie. They married in 2015 and have two cats, Mario and Bella. Katie works as a physician with the University of Minnesota Pulmonary and Critical Care Department. They share a passion for cheering on the Vikings, Wild, and Twins.

Dr. Pendleton is a member of the American Dental Association, Academy of General Dentistry, Wisconsin Dental Association, and Minnesota Dental Association. Committed to providing the best care possible for his patients, he has completed additional postdoctoral courses at the University of Minnesota and the prestigious Kois Center. Dr. Pendleton has participated in Dentistry from the Heart since 2013 as well as Mission of Mercy events. His hobbies include golfing, fatbiking, skiing, traveling, and as of 2015, taking care of their adorable cats.







Dr. Stephanie Miner, DDS, MPH

Dr. Stephanie Miner earned her B.S. in microbiology at Arizona State University. She continued her education at the University of Minnesota School of Public Health and School of Dentistry. Dr. Miner has lived in Minnetrista for over 13 years and began West Lakes Dentistry in 2011. She is honored to serve the Westonka community as a family dentist by providing advanced dental care that is convenient and comfortable for patients.

Dr. Miner is dedicated to continuing education and lifelong learning in order to give patients the best dental treatment. She is an active member of the Minnesota Dental Association and maintains membership in the American Dental Association and the Academy of General Dentistry. Dr. Miner is a graduate of the Kois Center, a world leader in cosmetic and restorative dentistry. She has completed hundreds of hours of advanced training in pediatric dentistry, dental implants, gum surgeries, root canals, and treatment of complex dental cases. The focus of Dr. Miner’s practice is comprehensive treatment in collaboration with specialists in the area.

Outside of the office, Dr. Miner and her husband have three very fun and active children, and they spend most of their time in a hockey rink or on a soccer field. She also enjoys running, hiking, down-hill skiing, and traveling.