Biography and Interests
Dr. Milnar is a native of St. Paul, MN - attending St. Paul Central. He has a passion for great smiles and this great passion has led him to share his expertise with clients and professionals internationally. With a background in many disciplines; dental science, preventative dentistry, biology and art, he is committed to understanding and communicating the latest techniques in smile design, health rejuvenation and comfortable care. A dedicated educator and an “always willing” student, Dr. Milnar remains informed on the most advanced techniques and applications for smile beauty and health.
Dr. Milnar has the honor of being one of the 360 fully accredited dentists recognized by the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry (AAACD). He is a Board Examiner for the AAACD Accreditation Process, the Co-Chair for the AAACD Professional Education Committee, and past editor for the AAACD Academy Connection Journal. He views teaching, consulting and writing as an active way to enhance his patient treatment skills.
The concept “You Learn When You Teach” is close to Dr. Milnar’s heart. Remaining involved in dental education helps keep his practice and techniques leading edge. He is co-founder of the Minnesota Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry and lectures with the U.S. Armed Forces. His fine sense of aesthetics and technical expertise are well regarded internationally and he lectures abroad on his exceptional restorative and cosmetic techniques.
Dr. Milnar has published numerous articles about the direct placement of composites, shade selection and porcelain materials and currently consults for numerous medical device, bio-medical and dental manufactures. His clinical abilities have been recognized by 3M and the AAACD. The military and various national dental publications have also recognized his exceptional work and he continues to deliver continuing education content on their behalf. Dr. Milnar has been voted as one of the top 100 dental educators in the USA by Dentistry Today Magazine for the last 2 years.
Dr. Milnar’s commitment to education isn’t limited to the dental industry. He is always willing to bring his educational experience into his private practice. He believes that informed patients are better prepared to make decisions regarding their health and well-being. Whether it’s a yearly cleaning or a restorative dental technique, he has a strong commitment to making sure that his patients understand choices and treatment options.
That’s why for the past several years, Dr. Frank Milnar has been voted “Top Dentist” in the Twin Cities by Minneapolis/St. Paul Magazine. Every two years, Minneapolis/St. Paul Magazine determines these top dentists by surveying over two thousand metro area dental professionals. For the past several years, peers have honored Dr. Milnar as “Top Dentist” in recognition of his deep commitment to patient care and his dedication to higher standards in the field of dentistry.