Meet The Team



  Administrative Team

Our Administrative Team is here for you from the moment you walk in our front door to the moment you walk out.  They will provide answers to your questions as well as many important administrative operational tasks. 

Their attention to detail is unsurpassed.  So whether it is scheduling your next appointment or filing your insurance claim, you can rest assured that it is done with your convenience in mind.

Our Administrative Team look forward to helping you anyway they can with your dental needs.  Call us today at Laketown Dental to make your appointment.



Amber, RDH

Office Manager

Amber is originally from Morris and attended Morris Area Schools.  She received her Associates in Applied Science degree in Dental Hygiene from NDSCS in 2008.  After school, Amber and her husband, Harmon resided in Kent, Minnesota on a hobby farm.  She worked in Fargo at a pediatric office for 4 years.  In June of 2012, Amber, Harmon, and their daughter Ivy moved back to the Morris/Chokio area to be closer to their family.  Amber and Harmon have three children, Ivy, Bo, and Ella. With her dental hygiene background, Amber brings both clinical and administrative experience to her role as the Office Manager of Laketown Dental.  In her spare time, Amber loves spending time with family, being outdoors, camping, and watching/coaching her children's sporting events. 


Patient Coordinator

Sally grew up in Annandale. Moving here when she was starting 1st grade and graduated from Annandale in 1981.  Sally started working in the dental field in 1980. She resides in Annandale with her husband Jim. They have three grown children, and two grandsons. Sally has enjoyed helping patients for the last 40+ years with their scheduling and front desk needs. Sally enjoys fishing, crafts, gardening, and spending time with her grandsons and her family. 

Laurie, LDA

Front Desk and Recare Coordinator

Laurie grew up around this area and is currently living in Monticello with her husband Steve. Laurie attended high school in St. Cloud, graduating from Tech High School in 1982. She completed the dental assisting program at St. Cloud Technical College in 1983. She has two children, Erick and Sadie, four grandsons and one granddaughter. Laurie has been working as a dental assistant since 1984, and more recent, a treatment coordinator. She enjoys spending time with her family, traveling, time at the cabin, and volunteering at church. 


Front Desk and Hygiene Coordinator

Katie grew up near Hasty and graduated from Annandale High School in 2004. She received her Associate of Applied Science degree in Administrative Support in 2006. She lives by Sugar Lake with her husband Josh, and three boys, Easton, Rylan and Callan. In her free time she enjoys baking, cruising the trails in their UTV, ice fishing, camping, and spending time with family and friends. Katie loves working in Annandale and getting to see some familiar faces!


Patient Coordinator

Bridget grew up on Cedar Lake and graduated from Annandale High School in 2005.  She received her Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Minnesota Moorhead in 2010.  After college, Bridget married her neighborhood crush, Bill, and moved to Alaska for roughly a year.  Bridget and Bill moved back to Annandale in 2020 after living in many different places all over Minnesota.  They had their son, Eoghan in January 2023, who is the greatest joy of their lives.  In her free time, Bridget enjoys everything involving Eoghan, dog walks, glamping, summer lake activities, wineries, traveling and spending time with family and friends.  Bridget loves seeing so many familiar and friendly faces at her childhood dental office!


Hygiene Team 

Our four registered dental hygienists are uniquely qualified to help you maintain the long-term health of your smile.  Each has extensive training in the latest oral healthcare procedures and utilizes advanced technology to treat gum disease at its earliest stages.

Our hygienists are trained to take digital and intra-oral images of your teeth.  These images can be viewed on the monitors located in each of our operatories.  This technology allows you to see what the doctor and hygienist are seeing while they discuss any treatment you may need. 

Our Hygienist will educate you in your oral health and advise you in your treatment to keep you smiling with confidence.  

Kelli, RDH

Registered Dental Hygienist

Kelli was raised in Kelliher, a small town in northern Minnesota. She graduated from the Dental Assisting program at Hennepin Technical College in 2001 and graduated from the Dental Hygiene program at St. Cloud Technical College in 2007. She started at our office in 2009 and enjoys working closely with individuals one on one. She strives to provide her patients with the best possible dental care. She finds dental care to be truly rewarding and enjoys working with patients to improve their dental health. Kelli and her husband moved to Annandale in 2005. They have two children that keep them very active and busy at home. She enjoys spending time with her family, cooking, gardening, and many other outdoor activities. 

Tesslynn, RDH

Registered Dental Hygienist

Tesslynn grew up in the South Haven area and graduated from Kimball High School in 2010. She received her dental hygiene degree from St. Cloud Technical and Community College in 2014. Throughout her career she has completed continuing education classes to specialize in orthodontic treatment. Tesslynn and her husband live in the country near Kimball. They have two boys, Keaton and Beckett. In her free time she enjoys volleyball, hunting, fishing, and spending time with her family. 

Mary, RDH

Registered Dental Hygienist

Mary was born and raised in Maple Lake, MN. Her husband, Greg, grew up in Annandale. They live in the local community where their two energetic boys attend Annandale Schools. As a family they enjoy life on the lake, ice fishing, snowmobiling, hunting, camping, and trail riding on their UTV. Mary loves working in her community where she is close to family and friends. She graduated from Minnesota State University, Mankato in 2008 with a Bachelor’s Degree in Dental Hygiene.

Allie, RDH

Registered Dental Hygienist

Allie has been a dental hygienist since 2013, graduating from St. Cloud Technical and Community College. She is passionate about oral health and views it as a “team approach”, involving each patient in their own care to help them achieve their oral health care goals.  Allie loves getting to know her patients, educating them on optimum oral health, and provides thorough, compassionate and gentle care to all. Allie grew up mostly in Buffalo, but some of her favorite childhood memories were her school years in Annandale. She and her husband moved to Annandale in 2014 and are raising their three young boys in this amazing, small town community. In her free time she enjoys the outdoors, fishing, camping, gardening, cooking and soaking up time with her family. 


Assistant Team

Our dental assistants take on significant responsibility as a member of the dental healthcare team.  Assistants greatly increase the efficiency of the dentist in the delivery of quality oral healthcare.

Our friendly and talented team of dental assistants will assure that you understand your dental treatment and feel comfortable in the dental chair. 

In each operatory we have educational videos that can be viewed on computers or televisions.  We  have music headphones for your enjoyment.  Your comfort while at our office is one of our highest priorities.  Just ask Our Assistant Team and they will help make your appointment as easy for you as we can.

Cathy, LDA

Licensed Dental Assistant

Cathy was born and raised in Annandale, and resides on Sugar Lake with her husband. Together they raised two grown children. Her hobbies include kayaking, sup boarding, golf, and anything to do with being outdoors in the yard and on the lake. Spending time with her lab, Bailey, and her grand puppy, Rue, are her favorite pastimes. Cathy graduated from Annandale High School. She completed her dental assistant training at St. Cloud Technical College.

Kate, RDH

Dental Assistant and Registered Dental Hygienist

Kate is originally from Wahpeton, North Dakota. She received her Dental Hygiene degree from North Dakota State College of Science in May 2011. Kate moved to the area in 2011 and currently lives in Morris with her husband, Dallas and their kids Drew, Carsen, Chase, and Caleb. Kate strives to make your visit at Laketown Dental as comfortable as possible. She has completed continuing education to provide the most up to date quality care, including continuing education on creating CEREC - one visit in office crowns and orthodontics. When out of the office she enjoys spending time with family and friends.

Krista, LDA

Licensed Dental Assistant

Krista graduated from Annandale High School and continued her education at Winona State and then St. Cloud Tech, graduating from the Dental Assisting program. She spends much of her time at the office assisting with orthodontic cases and helping design CEREC same day crowns.
Out of the office Krista enjoys spending time with her husband Zechariah and their children Declan, Hadley, and Lenora.


Maeci, LDA

Licensed Dental Assistant

Maeci grew up in the area on Grass Lake, graduating from Annandale in 2019. She went post secondary in high school to acquire her associates degree, she then realized she wanted to pursue the field of dental assisting. She graduated from St. Cloud Technical College Dental Assisting program in 2021. She enjoys the variety that dental assisting has to offer. Maeci loves working in the community she grew up in. Maeci enjoys spending time with her husband and dogs. Her hobbies include a variety of activities such as hunting, ice fishing, and cooking.

Jessica, LDA

Licensed Dental Assistant

Jessica grew up in Isle, MN, a small town on Mille Lacs lake. She graduated from the Dental Assisting program at St. Cloud Technical and Community College in 2013. She worked in oral surgery for 10 years before joining our team. She currently lives in Kimball with her husband and two kids. She loves spending time outside with her family and friends!