All professionals at Lien Orthodontics maintain the highest levels of accreditation and pursue ongoing education to stay abreast of the latest trends in the medical field. Read on to learn more about our staff’s experience and training.
MEET YOUR DOCTOR
Dr. Deborah Lien, DDS, MBS, has been an orthodontic specialist serving the Southeast MN communities of Blooming Prairie, Austin, New Richland, Albert Lea, Owatonna and Rochester and surrounding areas since 1986.
Dr. Lien has enjoyed 30 years in her orthodontic practice serving the SE Minnesota communities of Austin, Owatonna, Rochester, Blooming Prairie, Hayfield and surrounding areas.
Dr. Lien completed her Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS) at the University of Minnesota with Summa Cum Laude High Distinction and as an inductee to Omicron Kappa Upsilon National Dental Honor Society. She received her Master’s of Biomedical Science/Orthodontics (MBS) at Mayo Clinic Graduate School of Medicine in Rochester. Dr. Lein is dedicated to providing quality orthodontic care to her child, teen, and adult patients through multiple types of services including clear, tooth-colored, ceramic, metal braces and functional appliances. She provides treatment for correction of crowding, overbites, underbites, spacing, and jaw deformities and for surgical orthodontic treatment alternatives. Dr, Lien’s greatest accomplishment is: “Seeing one of her young patients’s self-esteem soar after having that child comfortable in their own skin after being bullied for having “buck teeth or fangs” and being told my adult patients had a successful job interview or received a promotion because their “new smile” now have them the confidence to succeed.”
Dr. Lien donates her time and expertise to organizations such as Smiles Change Lives, Donated Orthodontic/Dental Services, Give Kids a Smile and Mission of Mercy where qualified children, disabled individuals, and adults are given free care.
Her husband, Dale is a mechanical engineer at Gauthier Industries in Rochester. Dr. Lien is extremely proud of her children including her son, Aaron who is a chemist and supervisor at Upsher Smith Pharmaceutical in Maple Groce, MN. Daughter, Ana is a Family Physician completing her Rural Family Practice Residency at Mayo Clinic, LaCrosse, WI.
Professional Awards and Associations
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