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.

Sally, Laurie, and Katie look forward to helping you anyway they can with your dental needs.  Call us today at Laketown Dental to make your appointment.




Patient Coordinator

Sally started working in the dental field 40 years ago.  Sally resides in Annandale with her husband Jim. They have three grown children, and one grand child. Sally has enjoyed helping patients for the past 40 years  with their scheduling and front desk needs. Sally enjoys fishing, crafts, and spending time with her grandson and her family. 

Laurie, LDA

Front Desk and Recare Coordinator

Laurie grew up around this area living in Monticello, Silver Creek, Annandale, and Clearwater.  She presently lives in Monticello.  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.  Laurie and Steve have been married for 28 years.  The have two children, Erick and Sadie, four grandsons and one granddaughter.  Laurie has been working as a dental assistant since 1984.  She enjoys all the technology we have to offer the patients.  She has attended many state and national dental conventions to keep her continuing education current.   She enjoys spending time with her family, traveling, and volunteering at church in her spare time. 


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 two boys, Easton and Rylan. 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. She received her Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Minnesota Moorhead in 2010. Bridget and her husband, Bill moved back to Annandale in 2020 with their two dogs, Gus and Xena, and cat, Morgan.  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, walking her dogs, glamping, summer lake activities, traveling and spending time with family and friends.  Bridget loves seeing so many familiar and friendly smiles!


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. 

Katie, Kelli, Tesslynn and Mary 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 and 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 and 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 South Haven area and graduated from Kimball High School. She received her Dental Hygiene degree from St. Cloud Technical and Community College. Throughout her career she has completed continuing education classes to specialize in orthodontic treatment. Tesslynn and her husband have one son. In her free time she enjoys volleyball, hunting, fishing, and spending time with family and friends. 

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 Saint Cloud Technical and Community College.  She is passionate about oral health and views it as a “team” approach. Allie loves getting to know her patients and educating them on optimum oral health while providing 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 are raising their three young boys in this great community. In her free time she enjoys the outdoors, fishing, 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 Cathy, Julie, Krista, Kate, or Maeci 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.  She lives on Sugar Lake with her husband, Doug.  They have raised two grown children.  Her hobbies include gardening, kayaking, sup boarding, and golf.  She has been an active member and board member of the Sugar Lake Association.  She graduated from Annandale High School and completed her dental assisting training at St. Cloud Technical College.  

Julie, LDA

Licensed Dental Assistant

Julie was born and raised in Annandale.  After living and working in St. Cloud for 12 years, she and her husband, John, moved back in 1989 to enjoy the beautiful lake community with their two daughters, Lindsay and Brianna.  At that time, she proudly became a member of the team at this office.  While attending SCSU, she discovered an interest in the dental field.  She completed her education at St. Cloud Technical College in dental assisting.  Julie strives to provide the best possible care and dental experience for her patients.  Among her favorite things to do are spending time with her 3 grandchildren, outdoor and lake activities, and "cabin time" with family and friends. 

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.  Katie 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 and Hadley.

Maeci, LDA

Licensed Dental Assistant

Maeci grew up in the area on Grass Lake and she graduated from Annandale in 2019. She went post secondary in high school to acquire her associated 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. Maeci loves working in the community she grew up in. Maeci enjoys spending time with her family and her dogs. Her hobbies include a variety of outdoor activities such as hunting, fishing, and lake time. 

Jessica, LDA

Licensed Dental Assistant

Jessica grew up in Isle, MN, a small town on Mille Lacs Lake. She graduated from 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!