Eagan Dentist Staff

Our friendly, knowledgeable staff is here to make your visit a great experience.

Our friendly, knowledgeable staff is here to make your visit a great experience.

 

The first thing you'll notice when you walk into Northwood Dental is the incredibly friendly and inviting Northwood atmosphere. Members of our team have been hand-picked to provide you the best possible experience during your visit to the dentist. 

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Robyn, Patient Relations
Robyn graduated from the Normandale hygiene program in 2006. She is the person in our office to help coordinate the treatment you want and need. Robyn is here to make sure you fully understand the financial, dental benefit and billing aspects of your treatment. Robyn says that the best part of our practice is the up north cabin feel and her fellow staff. She has been a team member since 2009.
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Lisa, Patient Relations
Lisa has been in dentistry for over 30 years. Providing quality care as a dental assistant and administrator in patient relations. When not at work she stays very active boating, walking and being out of doors with friends and family. Lisa is excited to be working with our great staff helping our patients achieve a happy and healthy smile. Lisa became a team member in 2014.
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Kelly, Dental Assisant
Kelly completed her dental assisting program at Dakota County Vocational College and came directly from there to work with our practice. She loves to bake with her daughters and take day trips to fun Minnesota destinations. She loves the personable and down to earth staff here at Northwood Dental and is excited to be assisting with Dr Thomas. Kelly became a team member in 2015.
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Belinda, Dental Assistant
Belinda brings her dental assisting skills to us from down under in Australia. She got her dental assisting degree from the Canberra Institute of Technology. She enjoys helping care for our patients and is primarily assisting Dr Taple. She loves our beautiful and warm setting. when she is not working she loves going to art galleries, gardening and seeing live music. Belinda has been a team member since 2017.
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Leila, Dental Assistant
Leila has been dental assisting since 1995 after graduating from Concorde. After growing up in New Mexico and Colorado, Leila moved to Minnesota in her high school years. She appreciates that our office strives to use the most current technology and has a personal interest in each patient. Leila primarily assists our Periodontist, Dr. Rajek, which she has been doing here since at Northwood Dental since 2007.
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Amy, Hygienist
Amy is a graduate of the University of Minnesota Dental Hygiene program. Amy says that good dental health is a prerequisite for good physical and emotional health. She loves the state of the art facility here at Northwood Dental and has a great relationship with all of her patients. Aside from her duties here at the office her four kids keep her very busy. Amy has been a great addition to our team since 2004.
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Araceli, Hygienist
Araceli has been providing excellent care to patients for over ten years. She started her dental career in Mexico and then went on to get her dental hygiene degree from Mankato State University. She has a passion for providing the finest and most up-to-date therapy that dentistry has to offer. Araceli enjoys the outdoors, weightlifting, and spending time with her family. With full proficiency in Spanish she is always excited to find Spanish speaking patients. Araceli became a team member in 2014.
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Candice, Hygienist
Candice received her hygiene degree from Southern Mississippi and has been a team member here with us on two prior occasions since 2002. She enjoys the fun working atmosphere here and our high standards of patient care. Candice loves to travel, garden and bake. Even though they may not be good for your teeth, she has a cat named Skittles.
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Dena, Hygienist
Dena obtained her bachelors degree in hygiene from the University of South Dakota. She enjoys the ability to build long term relationships with her patients here at Northwood Dental, helping them to achieve lifelong oral health. In her spare time she enjoys spending time with family and friends, yoga and taking walks around our many lakes. Dena has been a team member since 2017.
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Tammy, Hygienist
Tammy attended the University of Minnesota for dental hygiene and she enjoys working with our team to provide top notch dental care. She loves sharing the latest dental research information with her patients to help them keep on track with their oral care. Outside of work she also serves our country in the USAF Reserves as a force support squadron officer. We all thank her for her service. Tammy has been a team member since 2017.