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Office Manager

Meet Carrie, the Office Manager at Ostrem Dental.  She grew up in Brooklyn Park, not far from where Ostrem Dental is now located.  She graduated from Lakeland Medical-Dental Academy as a Dental Assistant right after high school, and later graduated from Herzing University with degrees in both Dental Hygiene and HealthCare Management. 

Carrie and her husband Brad now live in Otsego and have four boys and two dogs.  She enjoys spending time at the family cabin near Aitkin, biking, kayaking, traveling to U.S. national parks and warmer than MN climates, reading mystery novels, and either cheering for her boys’ playing sports or cheering with them watching their favorite teams.



carrie office manager at Ostrem Dental


Dental Hygienist

Sara started her career in Dental as a Dental Assistant in Colorado for 2 years
before returning home to Minnesota to further her career by going back to school to
become a Dental Hygienist. Sara graduated from Normandale Community college
in 2014, and was awarded with the Proctor and Gamble Award for recognition of
Superior Patient Education, Communications, and Motivational Skills.

She has been providing optimal quality of care for her patients since. Sara believes that a
healthy smile starts with good homecare, therefore she focuses on educating and
informing her patients on their oral hygiene needs and continues to provide care
to maintain patients oral health. In her spare time, she enjoys traveling,
exercising, being outdoors and spending time with family and friends.


Dental Hygienist

Meet Erica: Erica started working at Ostrem Dental in October 2018. She also works as a dental hygiene clinical instructor at Herzing University, her alma mater, teaching the dental hygiene students all they need to know about patient care. Erica really enjoys the education aspect of her job, and is very dedicated to teaching her patients all they need to know about their oral health and preventative care.

Erica lives in Elk River with her husband Joe, their 2 boys, Alex and Zach, and fur babies Max and Eddie. Erica loves traveling, hanging out at the lake in the summer with her family, and reading Harry Potter!



Dental Assistant

Kristen graduated from Hennepin Technical College in Brooklyn Park, MN in 2011 with a degree in dental assisting. She has experience assisting in general dentistry and oral surgery. She has certifications in nitrous oxide administration and CPR/AED.

Kristen grew up in Maple Grove, MN. She enjoys rollerblading, working out, reading, and being at the lake.


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Ostrem DDS

9655 Schmidt Lake Road, Ste 200
Plymouth, Mn 55442

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