Cook Dental Clinic

Hours: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday & Friday 8-5, Thursday 8-6
12 South River Street, Cook, MN 55723

Phone (218) 666-5958 Fax (218) 361-3149  



Release of Information – Cook Dental



Ann is a licensed Dental Hygienist in the state of Minnesota with several years of experience in general dentistry as well as in periodontics.  She is a native of northern Minnesota and enjoys spending time with her husband of 35 years and her daughter, son-in-law, son, daughter-in-law and granddaughter. Outside of the office Ann enjoys swimming, kayaking, camping, cross country skiing, reading and crafting. Ann sees patients of all ages.

Ann practices at the Cook Dental clinic.


Dr. Ehab Rezk is a 2001 graduate from the Cairo School of Dentistry in Cairo, Egypt and has been employed by Scenic Rivers since October 2015. Initially, he practiced as an associate general practitioner in a multi-specialty private practice in Cairo, but then went on to travel to the US and many European countries learning of different approaches to dentistry in addition to recent advancements in the field of restorative cosmetic dentistry. In 2008, he continued to expand his career as a managing dentist for private practices in New Zealand. Dr. Rezk comes from a family of compassionate dentists. Both parents, as well as two siblings are professors in the Cairo School of Dentistry. Dr. Rezk provides general dental services to patients of all ages in Cook.

Dr. Rezk practices at the Cook Dental clinic.


Dr. Talberg grew up in Plymouth, MN and graduated from Wayzata High School in 2001.  He finished a business degree at UMD in 2005 and after several years of working odd jobs decided to pursue dentistry.  After a few years at North Hennepin Community College, he was accepted into the University of Minnesota School of Dentistry and graduated in 2017.  Dr. Talberg really likes the people part of being a dentist, getting to know patients and helping them however possible.  He decided to work at SRHS to help fill the need for dental professionals in the rural areas of our state.  Outside of the dental clinic, he enjoys spending time with his two children, golfing, shooting pool, listening to the radio and relaxing.  He has really enjoyed living in Cook since moving in July 2017 and hopes to stay for many years.

Dr. Talberg practices at the Cook Dental clinic.


Valerie Flank grew up in Cook, MN.  She worked for Scenic Rivers as a Dental Assistant while earning her Dental Hygienist license from Lake Superior College in 1996, and has been employed as a hygienist for Scenic Rivers since 2003.  She currently resides in Bear River and loves spending time with her husband and children.  When she’s not at work, she loves to decorate and work on her garden.  Val provides dental services to patients of all ages.

Valerie practices at the Cook Dental clinic.