Dr. Tom Arnold was born and raised in Cold Spring, MN. He graduated Summa Cum Laude from the University of St. Thomas in 1983 with a B.A. in Biology. He then obtained his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from the University of Minnesota in 1987. He received his M.S. degree and completed his orthodontic residency at the University of Minnesota in 1989.
A life-long learner, Dr. Arnold continues his education through both continuing education courses, and memberships in professional organizations. He is a member of the American Association of Orthodontists, the American Dental Association, the Minnesota Dental Association, and the St. Paul District Dental Society.
Dr. Arnold is also an active supporter in the community and local school districts. He has provided free custom fit mouthguards to athletes for 30 years, and continues to be a strong and frequent sponsor of sports and activities throughout the community.
Dr. Arnold enjoys biking, golfing, skiing, reading and baseball, and especially enjoys spending time with his wife, Dana, and their three children, Pat, Margaret and Matt. He and his family have lived in the Lakeville School District since 1989 and his three children are graduates of ISD #194.