Dr. Jim Sobolewski

A shareholder with Szmanda Dental Center, Dr. Jim Sobolewski was born in Rhinelander, Wisconsin and raised in Ironwood, Michigan. He graduated from Ironwood Catholic High School. He continued his education at Northern Michigan University on a basketball scholarship; he earned a degree in Biochemistry. He received his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from Marquette University, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, in 1990. After graduation, Jim moved to Crandon where he practiced for two years. Jim then moved to the Wausau area to join Paul at Szmanda Dental Center where he has been practicing since.

Jim lives in Rib Mountain with his wife, Lisa, and their two daughters, Ava and Camille. Jim enjoys spending time with family and friends and is a devoted Packer fan.

Meet Our Team
Our friendly and skilled team of dental professionals at Szmanda Dental Marathon offer quality care for you and your family, maintaining a warm, welcoming environment, and putting your needs first to ensure efficient, comfortable treatments. We work hard to ensure that you have the dental knowledge you need to make informed decisions about your dental health and enjoy being your dental advocates to ensure that you receive the maximum benefits possible from your treatments. Please call us at 715-443-2247 to learn more about dental care in Marathon, Wisconsin, and make your appointment with our dentist. We look forward to meeting you!

Front Staff

Shelly E. – Front Office Coordinator
Shelly has been with Szmanda Dental since 2012 and in the dental field since 2006. Shelly is officially an “empty nestor” with her daughter at U.W. Madison and son working in Minneapolis. Shelly loves when the kids come home for visits and also gets to spend time with her grand dog Franklin. Shelly’s hobbies include; golf, canoeing, skiing,snowshoeing and loves to sing.



Wendy F. – Hygienist
Wendy has 20 years of hygiene experience. She enjoys time with her family and anything outdoors.

Kristin W. – Hygienist
Kristen enjoys spending time with her husband and three dogs, and is excited to welcome a baby in July 2018. In her free time she enjoys kayaking, hiking and camping in Door County.

Abby A. – Hygienist
Abby is originally from the Upper Peninsula of Michigan and has been happily married for almost two years. She loves hiking, camping, shopping, and getting involved with her church. In her spare time she enjoys getting together with friends or relaxing watching Jimmy Fallon on “The Tonight Show”.