About Us

Dr. Clint Rau

Pediatric Dentist

I am a Board Certified Pediatric Dentist. I graduated from Marquette University with my Doctorate in Dental Science and completed a pediatric dental residency at Baylor College of Dentistry. I have been practicing dentistry for 17 years. I truly enjoy working with children and helping them to achieve dental stability and health. My practice philosophy is to treat every child as if they were my own. My goal is to provide the best possible care to the children and special needs patients in the Manitowoc area.

My wife and three boys keep me very busy. I enjoy spending free time with my boys in scouts, on the water and in the woods. I grew up near here on a dairy farm and have family in much of the surrounding area. After spending many years on the road for school and with the military, it is time to grow our families roots and stay for a while. The Rau family has made Denmark their home. 

My favorite animated movie is any movie spent with my family.
Favorite Food is anything that tastes good!

Angela

Payroll Coordinator/Owner

I’m Angela, Dr. Rau’s wife. After much coercion, I made Wisconsin my home. It’s really cold here, but my husband promised a warm house. He’s made good on his promise and I am acclimating. Dr. Rau is from Wisconsin. I like watching football and soccer. I enjoy my herb and butterfly gardens, although my boys don’t love the weeding. I enjoy traveling and outdoor recreational activities with my boys. I love the opportunity to canoe, hike, kayak and climb.

In my extra time, I enjoy cooking. Dr. Rau and I have 3 boys and 2 boxers. I spend most of my time with my boys. By profession, I am a teacher. My favorite subjects are math and science. I love reading children’s books, picture books or chapter books, to my boys, my classes or anyone who will listen. I often substitute teach when I am not working at Young Smiles or taking care of my boys.

My favorite animated movie is Hotel Transylvania.
My favorite food is “Anything that tastes good, I’m kind of a foodie”.

Bruce

Financial Officer/Front Desk Guy

After spending most of my career in Sales, I have been with Young Smiles since the first day we opened in 2014. When I’m not working, you will probably find me with my family watching a silly movie or preparing and eating yummy food. I have a smart, beautiful wife, 3 amazing children (a son and 2 daughters) and a French Bulldog named Clancy. In my youth I won a break dancing contest. Even though I am old, I can still do the worm. My greatest desire in life is to be known as a fun grandpa with a very comfortable lap. If I ever retire, I want to spend my time rocking babies to sleep.

My favorite animated movie is Tangled or Meet the Robinsons.
My favorite Food is Chicken Tikka Masala or Chocolate Chip Cookies.

Michelle

Office Manager

I have had the privilege to work with Dr. Rau since he opened his practice in 2014. I enjoy helping and teaching children about oral hygiene. I also love hearing the funny stories children share with me. I have been married to my husband since 2007. We have 4 children and 1 grandchild, we have 2 dogs and 1 cat. In our free time, we enjoy four wheeling up north at our cabin. We also spend a lot of time on our boat fishing and swimming. 

My favorite animated movie is Shrek.
My favorite food is Mac N Cheese.

Kyrié

Dental Hygienist

I have been with Young Smiles since the day we opened in 2014. I was a dental assistant with Dr. Rau for 4 years and recently earned my degree in Dental Hygiene. I have been married to my husband, Joe since 2013, and we have two young girls. We love animals so much that we have added 1 dog, 2 cats, and 23 chickens to the family. I love working at Young Smiles because I enjoy all of the children’s different personalities and every day is a new adventure. 

My favorite animated movie is Moana.
My favorite food is my homemade spaghetti and meatballs.

Cheryl

Hygienist

I have been working as a dental hygienist since 2000 – I have been with Young Smiles since 2016. I enjoy spending time with family and anything that has to do with the outdoors in my free time. 

My favorite animated movie is The Incredibles.
My favorite food is salmon.

Daren

Dental Assistant/Hospital Coordinator

I have been a dental assistant since 2012 and with Young Smiles since 2015. I enjoy working at Young Smiles because of the wonderful kids and families that I get to see every day. I also love working with all of the Young Smiles team. My favorite thing about being a dental assistant is being able to make each appointment a fun and great experience for the kids.

When I am not working I am spending time with my family and cheering on the Packers or any Wisconsin sports team! I also love spending time with my dog Max and my cat Jackson.

My favorite animated movie is The Secret Life of Pets.
My favorite food is venison steaks.

Halie

Dental Assistant/Referral Coordinator

I started my career as a Dental Assistant in 2016, right here at Young Smiles. I am engaged to my fiancé Brandon and we have 3 cats; Toby, Henry, and Nala. I love working at Young Smiles because I enjoy all the funny things kids say and I love helping them feel comfortable and confident at the dentist!

My favorite animated movie is Río.
My favorite food is tacos.

Martha

Dental Assistant

I started as a dental assistant with Young Smiles in 2018. I enjoy my job because of all the great kids I get to spend time with every day. I am married to my husband Jim and we have one son named C.J., and a dog named Ryder. I enjoy traveling and spending time with my family. 

My favorite animated movie is Coco.
My favorite food is crab legs. 

Molly

Dental Assistant

I started as a dental assistant at Young Smiles in 2018. I enjoy seeing all of the new smiling faces each and every day. My favorite thing about being a dental assistant is being able to help and make a difference in their life. I have a beautiful baby boy. I enjoy adventures with my son and being outside as much as possible.

My favorite animated movie is Sing.
My favorite food is lasagna.

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