About Dr. Kurt Hulse

Dr. Kurt Hulse

Dr. Hulse is an Onalaska native. He studied Biology and Chemistry at Luther College in Decorah IA where he also met his wife Jeanne. He attended Dental School at the University of Minnesota and entered the U.S. Navy upon his graduation as a general dentist. He completed a General Practice Residency program at Balboa Naval Hospital and served aboard the USS Fort McHenry. After completing his tour of duty, he returned to the coulee region to establish Hulse Dental as a center for family dental care, restorative dentistry (fillings and crowns), and cosmetic dentistry, including teeth whitening, endodontic (root canal) & orthodontic (braces/Invisalign) services. Dr Hulse is an active member of the Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, a past president of the LaCrosse District Dental Society and was the La Crosse area Director for the Give Kids a Smile program for 15 years. Dr, Hulse and his wife Jeanne live in Onalaska and have three sons, Kyle, Garrett and Calvin. In addition to dentistry, Dr. Hulse enjoys spending time with his family, art, outdoor recreation and travel.


  • Onalaska High School - Onalaska WI
  • Luther College, Decorah IA 1986 - B.A. in Biology, Minor in Chemistry
  • University of Minnesota Dental School 1990 - Doctor of Dental Surgery
  • United States Navy General Practice Residency 1990-1993- Balboa Naval Hospital, San Diego CA
  • University of Minnesota Dental School 1993-2000 - Clinical Instructor

Professional Associations

  • President, La Crosse District Dental Society
  • Wisconsin Dental Association
  • American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry
  • American Academy of Operative Dentistry
  • Director, ADA "Give Kids a Smile" program