Carrie graduated from Herzing University, in Crystal MN, with her Bachelor’s Degree in HealthCare Management and a Minor in Dental Hygiene in 2012. She also attended Lakeland Medical-Dental Academy, in Mpls MN, where she received her Dental Assisting License in 1996.
Married to Brad for 18 years, with four boys together (ages 16, 15, 13 and 9), Carrie and her family now reside in Elk River, MN. She keeps very busy cheering on her boys in all of their sports and activities. When not in the office, or at a sporting event, Carrie loves being at the lake where her family has a cabin in the summer. She can also be found, nature walking, bike riding, gardening, listening to music or reading a good mystery novel.
Having spent years as both a hygienist and a dental assistant, Shana provides a wealth of knowledge for her patients. Shana holds a degree in Dental Assisting from Century College along with 7 years of experience as a dental assistant. She graduated from Century College in 2008 in Dental Hygiene and has been a practicing hygienist since that time.
Shana has certifications and additional training in local anesthesia, nitrous oxide administration and CPR/AED. Giving back to the dental community is a high priority for Shana. She is an LIGA Internal member and participates in annual dental mission trips to rural Mexico. She is also an annual attendee to Star of the North Dental Conference in St. Paul taking various courses each year.
Married with two step-daughters and a golden doodle, named Dug, Shana enjoys spending time outdoors in all four seasons of Minnesota. She stays active by snow shoeing, skiing, riding bicycles, playing volleyball and doing yoga. Shana loves music, gardening and walking Dug.
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.