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Our Team in Waunakee, WI

All our professionals at Karls Family Dentistry maintain the highest levels of accreditation and pursue ongoing education to stay abreast of the latest trends in dentistry.

Dr. Matthew Karls

Waunakee, WI Dentist

Karls Family Dentistry


Born and raised in Waunakee, Dr. Matthew Karls graduated from the Marquette University School of Dentistry earning his DDS in 2009.  After dental school, Dr. Matt completed a one-year residency program at Meriter Hospital, where he received additional advanced training in all disciplines of dentistry.  Dr. Matt was awarded a faculty position after finishing his residency program in 2010, and he continues to teach at Meriter on a part-time basis.  Dr. Matt is also an active member of local, state and national dental associations.

Dr. Matt feels very fortunate to live and practice in the town he was raised, in addition to working alongside both his father and his wife.  In his free time,  Dr. Matt enjoys spending time with his wife Sarah, and children, Annorah and Frederick, along with their families which include twelve nieces and nephews.  Dr. Matt is also an avid golfer, enjoys travel, fitness, music, a huge fan of the Milwaukee Bucks and a variety of other hobbies.

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Dr. Stanley Karls

Waunakee, WI Dentist

Karls Family Dentistry


Dr. Stanley Karls was born and raised in Waunakee and graduated from Waunakee high school with a class of 37 students. He attended Marquette University for his undergraduate studies and went on to receive his DDS degree from Marquette Dental School. A Captain in the U.S. Army, Dr. Stan then served two years active duty including one year in Vietnam.

In 1970 Dr. Stan returned to Waunakee to establish Karls Family Dentistry and he has been practicing general dentistry here ever since. He enjoys working with people of all ages and appreciates the opportunity to see multiple generations of families.

Dr. Stan has served as President of the Dane County Dental Society and on the MATC health advisory board. He is a member of the American Dental Association, the Wisconsin Dental Association, the Pierre Fauchard Academy, an organization promoting professionalism, integrity, and ethics in dentistry and the Waunakee Chamber of Commerce. Dr. Stan also continues to attend many hours of continuing education and enjoys the challenges a general dentistry practice provides.

In 2010 Dr. Stan welcomed his son, Dr. Matt, to Karls Family Dentistry.  More recently, in 2018, he also welcomed his favorite daughter-in-law, Sarah to the family practice. All doctors are dedicated to providing the best possible care tailored to their patients’ lives.