Meet Our Dental Team – Chanhassen, MN

Five-Star Dentistry Service at Each Visit

Our dental team at Dentistry on the Ponds works together like a well-oiled machine! Every member of our staff goes above and beyond to make sure you receive five-star service at each visit, and we’re always ready and willing to meet your needs so that your experience with us is comfortable and efficient. You can start getting to know our friendly dental team members by reading their bios below.

Ben, Dental Office Manager

Dental office manager Ben

Ben enjoys getting to know everyone who comes to see us and then using those relationships to tailor someone’s experience in the dental office. He grew up in Forest Lake and loves interior design and fashion, which he got plenty of while briefly living in San Francisco. He also enjoys playing video games and going to concerts with friends.

Julie, Scheduling Coordinator

Scheduling coordinator Julie

Julie loves all of the people she gets to work with, both our patients as well as her fellow team members! Before coming to the dental world, she managed a variety of retail stores as well as a small consignment shop. She and her husband have been married for almost 30 years, and they have three beautiful daughters, one son-in-law, and a cat. Julie is drawn to adventure. In the past, she has bungee jumped, hosted a radio show on a hot air balloon, parasailed, and ziplined!

Callie, Dental Hygienist

Dental hygienist Callie

Callie says that she truly treasures the relationships she gets to build with her patients, and they make it so much sweeter when she’s able to help someone achieve a gorgeous, healthy smile. She has a wonderful fiancé as well as three dogs and two horses! She likes to barrel race her horses in her spare time, which she has been doing since she was 12.

Emily, Dental Hygienist

Dental Hygienist Emily

Born in Chaska, Emily has been working in the dental field for several years now and counting. She went to St. Catherine’s University before studying at Argosy University to earn her license in dental hygiene. Today, she loves meeting new patients every day while creating positive change in their lives by improving their smiles. She also deeply appreciates her amazing team members and always learning something new. At home, Emily loves being with her husband, their daughter, and their Bernese mountain dog named Bunker. Other than spending time with family and loved ones, she enjoys being outdoors, going to the beach, long walks, boating, taking trips up north, and trying new eateries and breweries.

Cindy, Dental Assistant

Dental assistant Cindy

With nearly four decades of experience in dentistry, Cindy’s favorite part of her job is connecting with patients and helping them achieve their dental goals for a healthier smile. She studied at the Medical Institute in Medical and Dental Careers to earn her license as a dental assistant and has worked in various areas of the dental field, such as general dentistry, oral surgery, orthodontics, and implant dentistry. She’s also certified in CPR and CAN. Outside of the office, Cindy loves spending time with her family and pets. Her hobbies include kayaking, longboarding with her daughter, visiting new restaurants/breweries with her husband, and creating photo albums. One fun fact about her: she’s been riding motorcycles since she was 5 years old!

Midey, Dental Assistant

Dental assistant midey

A native of Minneapolis, Midey began her career as a dental assistant by studying at Minnesota State University as well as Century College. The most rewarding part of her job is having the opportunity to directly contribute to a person’s smile and quality of life. When she isn’t at the office, Midey enjoys numerous hobbies, such as cooking, working out, playing basketball, walking her dog, watching sports, traveling, trying new coffee spots, going to drive-ins, and taking late-night drives. She also practices Brazilian jiujitsu!