Meet Our Staff


Restorative & Cosmetic Dentists in Maplewood, MN

You deserve a smile you're proud of, and at Maplewood Dental Associates, we're here to help you achieve one. As a leading dental practice serving Maplewood, MN and the surrounding areas, we're proud to offer a wide range of convenient dental treatment to our patients, and we work hard to personalize treatment to suit each patient's unique lifestyle. Our Maplewood dentists are dedicated to providing the highest-quality care for our patients, but in addition to our dentists, none of our treatments would be possible without our committed, highly-trained staff. We're proud to have a tight-team of staff members who work hard to help our patients achieve a great smile, and you can get to know them better by reading their bios below!

Dental Hygiene Staff


Strong oral hygiene is the foundation of any healthy smile, and in addition to brushing and flossing your teeth at home, oral hygiene requires regular visits to your dentist for a professional dental cleaning. Our hygiene staff are highly skilled in teeth cleaning treatments, using a variety of tools and techniques to eliminate plaque and bacteria and leave your teeth brilliantly clean. Get to know our expert Maplewood dental hygienists:


colleenColleen has been employed at Maplewood Dental for the majority of her hygiene career. She graduated from the University of Minnesota in 1976. She says the best part of her job is all the terrific patients she has cared for over the years and the outstanding doctors who lead the Maplewood Dental Team.

Colleen enjoys reading, golfing, fishing, camping, hunting, traveling and spending time with her family.


lisaLisa graduated from Normandale Community College and has been a part of the Maplewood Dental Associates team since 1995. The best parts of her job are meeting patients and educating them on oral hygiene.

Lisa has two kids, Kory and Rachel. In her free time, she enjoys downhill skiing, golfing, wine tasting and spending time with her family and friends.


kalliKalli started her career in 2010, graduating as a Dental Assistant from Century College. She loves the dental field and working with people and decided to go back to school, where she graduated as a Dental Hygienist in 2016 and joined the Maplewood Dental Associates family.

She loves the independence of her job and working one-on-one with her patients making their experience uplifting and enjoyable! Kalli has had the opportunity to take two dental mission trips to Haiti, where she provided dental care, food, water, and many other humbling experiences to the people of Haiti. She enjoys spending time with her family and friends and taking trips up to her family cabin in Wisconsin. Kalli is a huge animal lover and spends lots of time with her dog, Windsor.



nikkiNikki started her studies at MCPHS University Forsyth School of Dental Hygiene and graduated from Lake Superior College. Nikki has been a dental hygienist for twenty years and joined the Maplewood Dental family in 2017. She loves making a difference in patient’s oral health.

Outside of work Nikki is busy with her 4 active daughters, Jocelyn, Jasmine, Jade and Josie. She enjoys fishing, hunting, golfing, Pilates, traveling and going to concerts.

Dental Treatment Assistants


Our Maplewood dentists create the treatment plans for our patients, but nobody can do everything alone – and that's where our treatment assistants come in. Our dental treatment assistants are experts in dental care, providing the extra support our doctors need to deliver world-class results. Plus, our knowledgeable treatment assistants are available to answer questions and help patients through every aspect of treatment.

Business Office Staff


Finally, we can't forget our business office staff. None of our treatments would be possible without a well-managed office, and our business office staff ensure that every part of the practice runs smoothly day in and day out. Our business office staff also help our patients through administrative tasks like processing forms, setting up payment plans, filing insurance claims and so much more.

Schedule an Appointment with Your Maplewood Cosmetic Dentist

Our team of dental professionals work closely together to keep the office running and continue to provide world-class dental care to our patients – and if you're in need of some of that dental care, we can help! Contact us today to learn more about our office and to schedule your next appointment with us. We can't wait to hear from you, and we look forward to helping you achieve your dream smile!

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