We are passionate about what we do!

Eau Claire Periodontics is a specialty dental practice committed to providing patients from Western Wisconsin and Minnesota, with high-quality, comprehensive periodontal, soft tissue, and implant care.

Known for their compassion, character, and professionalism, Dr. Jason Johnson, Dr. Russell Dylla, and their entire team are dedicated to helping patients achieve a healthy, long-lasting smile.

The Eau Claire Periodontics team stays up-to-date on the latest techniques, technologies, and products available and strictly adheres to OSHA Safety Standards and HIPAA Privacy Laws.

Meet the Doctors

Dr. Jason Johnson
DR. JASON JOHNSON

Dr. Jason Johnson has received extensive training, including three additional years of education beyond dental school in the area of periodontics and implant dentistry. He continues to enhance his skills through continuing education and leads a local dental study group. Dr. Johnson is surrounded by a clinical and business team who are uniquely qualified to assist patients in all areas of the practice. We are rewarded by our patients having a positive experience while provided exceptional care. Our team of highly skilled professionals are excited to meet you and assist you in reaching your optimum oral health.

Dr. Johnson relocated to Western Wisconsin in 2012 after practicing periodontics and implant dentistry in the Minneapolis-St. Paul area earlier in his career. Originally from Germantown, WI, he is enjoying being back in his home state. Dr. Johnson completed his Bachelor of Science degree at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and received his Doctor of Dental Surgery and Master of Science degrees from the University of Minnesota where he also completed his periodontal residency and was a member of the dental school faculty. Dr. Johnson and his wife, Olivia, along with their two sons, live in the Chippewa Falls area.

EDUCATION
  • University of Minnesota-Certificate in Periodontics
  • University of Minnesota-Master of Science
  • University of Minnesota-Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS)
  • University of Wisconsin-Bachelor of Arts (BA), Microbiology
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) Certification

Balint Orban Memorial Award winner in clinical research, 2007.

PUBLICATIONS
  • J.D. Rudney, R.K. Staikov, J.D. Johnson. "Potential biomarkers of human salivary function: A modified proteomic approach." Archives of Oral Biology 54.1, Jan. 2009, pp 91-100
  • J.D. Johnson, R. Chen, P.A. Lenton, G. Zhang, J.E. Hinrichs, J.D. Rudney. "Persistence of extracrevicular bacterial reservoirs after treatment of aggressive periodontitis." Journal of Periodontology 79.12 Dec. 2008, pp 2305-2312
AFFILIATIONS
  • Chippewa Valley Dental Society, Past President
  • Northwest District Dental Society, Treasurer
  • Wisconsin Dental Association (WDA)
  • American Dental Association (ADA)
  • American Academy of Periodontology (AAP)
  • Marquette University-School of Dentistry, Preceptor
  • Chippewa Valley Free Clinic
  • Give Kids A Smile
  • Mission of Mercy
DR. RUSSELL DYLLA

Dr. Russell Dylla owned and worked at Southdale Periodontics from 2007 to 2019. He grew up in Rochester, Minnesota and was surrounded by the healthcare field. He graduated with Distinction and “Summa Cum Laude” in Periodontics. Post-graduate training has included the Spear Education Center in Scottsdale, Arizona. In 2007, Dr Dylla lectured at the AAP Oral Research Forum and in 2010 to the Philippine Dental Association on “Interdisciplinary Dental Implant Therapy”. Volunteer work has include the St Paul Dental Mission Clinic, Philippine Dental Mission, and the Minnesota Dental Association Mission of Mercy. Dr Dylla devotes a considerable amount of time teaching in the Graduate Periodontology Program at the University of Minnesota.

He enjoys golf, fishing, snowmobiling and activities with his wife, Kim, two boisterous young boys and fun loving daughter. Dr Dylla has two brothers and one sister in the healthcare profession as well. One brother was a Chief Scientific Officer for a corporation developing medications for stem cell cancer research, another is a Pharmaceutical Scientific Writer and his sister a local dentist in the Minneapolis region.

Dr. Dylla
EDUCATION
  • Bachelor of Science (2000), Biology/Chemistry, University of Minnesota-Duluth, Duluth, MN
  • Doctor of Dental Surgery (2004) Distinction – University of Minnesota School of Dentistry, Minneapolis, MN
  • Certificate of Periodontology (2007) Summa Cum Laude- University of Minnesota School of Dentistry, Minneapolis, MN

Thesis Research – Promotional Training in Periodontology

AFFILIATIONS
  • Southside Comprehensive Seattle Study Club – Former Director (2009-2019)
  • Minneapolis District Dental Society – Council Member
  • Minnesota Dental Association (MDA)
  • American Dental Association (ADA)
  • American Academy of Periodontology (AAP)
  • Adjunct Associate Professor, University of Minnesota School of Dentistry, Graduate Periodontology
  • Omicron Kappa Upsilon – Dental Honors Society
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Meet Our Staff

Kim
Kim
Financial Coordinator
Polly
Polly
Insurance Coordinator
Carissa
Carissa
Referral/Scheduling Coordinator
Joyce
Joyce
Dental Assistant
Elizabeth
Elizabeth
Dental Assistant
Lee Ann
Lee Ann
Registered Dental Hygienist
Heather
Heather
Registered Dental Hygienist
Marquita
Marquita
Registered Dental Hygienist
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How to Find Us
Eau Claire Periodontics 3902 Oakwood Hills Pkwy, Suite 2
Eau Claire, WI 54701
PhonePHONE:
(715) 832-5396
FAX:
(715) 832-3009
EMAIL:
theoffice@eauclaireperiodontics.com
Eau Claire Periodontics is located at the corner of Oakwood Hills Pkwy and Damon Street, on the south side of Eau Claire. ENTER THROUGH THE DAMON ST. DRIVEWAY