Meet Our Staff
Bridget joined the Dakota Kids Dentistry team in March 2006. She is our Office/Business Manager. She earned her business degree from Minot State University in the spring of 1995. Bridget handles the day to day business operations and insurance of Dakota Kids Dentistry. She has been a wonderful addition to the Dakota Kids Dentistry team. Bridget is always ready to assist parents with financial or insurance issue that may arise. She currently resides on the family farm in Des Lacs, ND with her husband Bryan and her two sons, Riley and Tyler, and her three daughters, Holly, Megan, & Kati. She enjoys reading, camping, going to the lake and spending time with family and friends.
Michele has been a Certified Dental Assistant for 16 years. She started working in pediatric dentistry for Dakota Kids Dentistry in April 2002. She is certified in chair-side assisting, dental radiology, CPR, and operating room procedures. Michele is also the staff's Dental Assisting Supervisor and Office Supply Manager. Michele takes great pride in her work and makes sure that each patient she sees, feels comfortable and at ease with their surroundings. She is dependable and fully committed to exceptional patient care. Michele is a Minot native and lives with her husband Rich and their dachshund, Buttons. She has two wonderful children, Kylee and Randy, whom both reside in Minot with their families. She enjoys being living nearby her three grandchildren, Isabella, Daysun, and Zoe. She treasures spending time with her family, camping, jet skiing, working out, decorating, scrap booking and cooking. She enjoys working with children and the entire Dakota Kids staff.
Anna received her dental assisting degree from North Dakota State College of Science and joined Dakota Kids Dentistry in May 2005. She is registered in chair side assisting, dental radiology, nitrous oxide monitoring, CPR and operating room procedures. Anna enjoys working with children, which makes her a huge asset to our team, she is always upbeat and strives to make every little patient feel welcomed. She is a native of Drake, North Dakota but resides with her husband, Chad and their children, William and Jerzee in Burlington. She enjoys spending time outdoors with her family and friends.
Amber attended Southwest Texas State. She has been working in the dental field since 2002 and became a certified dental assistant in 2009. Amber joined the Dakota Kids Dentistry team in August of 2007. Her vast knowledge of a working dental office has made her a wonderful team member. Amber has taken on a new roll at Dakota Kids Dentistry, she is our new surgery coordinator. Amber has a bubbly personality and a smile that helps each little patient feel comfortable. Amber resides in Burlington with her beloved husband, Robert and their four children, Jolee, Peyton, Leo and Jase. She enjoys spending time with her family and friends.
Kristin received her associate of science degree in dental hygiene from the North Dakota State College of Science in May of 2005. She joined the Dakota Kids Dentistry team in May 2005. She enjoys the challenge of working with children along with teaching home care skills and nutritional awareness that will help every child have a cavity free smile. Kristin also visits schools to educate classrooms on oral hygiene and proper nutrition to maintain a healthy smile. She is originally from Lansford, but resides in Burlington with her husband Corey and their son and daughter, Luke and Taylor and two dogs, Trigger and Jake. She enjoys spending time with family and friends as well as camping, fishing, skiing and hunting.
Reeann came to Dakota Kids Dentistry in May 2006 and then rejoined our team in August of 2011 after graduating from NDSCS Wahpeton in May of 2011 with Associate of Applied Science Degrees in Dental Hygiene and Liberal Arts. In March of 2014 Reeann became our new Personal Relations Coordinator. As our PRC she represents our office to many referring practices and works with external and internal marketing programs to promote Dakota Kids Dentistry to the surrounding communities. Reeann has always enjoyed working with kids of all ages, and loves showing a child that coming to the dentist can be fun; not scary! She is a Minot native and enjoys spending time with her family and friends. Her pride and joy is her overweight pug, Wrinkles. She graduated from Minot State University Cum Laude, with a Bachelor of Science with a major in Marketing in May 2013.
Megan received her education through Northwest Technical College in Bemidji, Minnesota in the Dental Assisting Program in May of 2012. She began working for Dakota Kids Dentistry in July 2012. She is registered in chair side assisting, dental radiology, monitoring nitrous oxide, CPR and operating room procedures. Megan married the love of her life, Matt, in the summer of 2016. They recently built a home south of Minot where they can enjoy the quiet of the country. She enjoys spending time with horses and has a passion for rodeo. Megan has been a great addition to our team.
Julie joined the Dakota Kids Dentistry team in September 2013 bringing with her 10 years of dental experience. She graduated from Orange County Community College in Middletown, New York in May 2003 with her dental hygiene degree. Her knowledge and experience will be a great asset at Dakota Kids Dentistry. Julie is excited to start this next chapter of her dental career working exclusively with children. Julie is a native of Minot and resides here with her wonderful husband Matthew and their four precious children, Noah, Haley, Paige and Bella and two dogs, Emerson and Tate.
Maycee first joined Dakota Kids Dentistry in 2012, but left to go pursue an education in dental assisting. In September 2014, we were happy to welcome her back to the Dakota Kids Dentistry family. Maycee received her dental assisting education through Minnesota State Community and Technical College in Moorhead, Minnesota. She is originally from Minot where she enjoys spending time with her friends, family, and two puppies Jetta and Rajah. In December 2016, Maycee married her high school sweetheart, Rhett. They are looking forward to all of the adventures married life has in store for them. She enjoys making every child’s experience at Dakota Kids Dentistry an enjoyable one.
Helen became part of the DKD team in October 2014. She graduated from North Dakota State College of Science in May of 1990 with an Associate of Applied Science in Dental Hygiene. In her spare time she co-runs the Funky Junk Depot in Towner, ND, likes to run, camp, fish, and spend time with her numerous nieces and nephews. Helen has worked in various specialties in the dental field, but is eager to add pediatric dental care to her list of accomplishments. Dakota Kids Dentistry is happy to have Helen and her vast knowledge of dental care on our team.
In 2008, Ricki became a Registered Dental Assistant and we were delighted that in July 2015, she joined Dakota Kids Dentistry. She brings a variety of dental experience/knowledge to the team from her extensive dental background. She was unsure of pediatrics at first, but quickly found it was the perfect fit. Ricki enjoys educating both patients and parents on proper oral hygiene and dental friendly foods/beverages. Ricki and her husband, Mike, live in Minot with their two adventurous boys, Gauge and Fisher. In her spare time she enjoys crafts, fishing, spending time outdoors, and snuggling their cat, Stella.
Kenzie graduated from North Dakota State College of Science in May 2016 and joined the Dakota Kids Dentistry team in June. Kenzie is a natural with all of the young patients. She is always smiling around the office and likes sending patients out the door with a smile as well. She enjoys spending time with family and friends as well as her dog, Luna. She keeps busy outside of work by hunting and fishing. Kenzie is originally from a smaller town in rural North Dakota, but is getting used to bigger city living in Minot, with her significant other, Tom.