Pat is a Licensed Dental Hygienist who primarily works in our Maple Grove location. Pat is a Minneapolis native, and graduated from the U of M. She started with Blue Ridge Dental in 2004 and says the best part of her job is the wonderful patients, who have given her excellent recommendations – from great…



Jolene began working with Blue Ridge Dental in 1996. She strives to help patients attain better oral health and feel more comfortable in the dental office setting. Jolene enjoys getting to know her patients on a personal level and develops long-term relationships with them. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her husband,…



Judy received her dental hygiene degree at the University of Minnesota. She started working for Dr. Jim Schwantes and Dr. Jim Strampe over 30 years ago and continued to work as their practice evolved into Blue Ridge Dental. Judy is married and has 3 grown children; a son Peter, who is married and has two…



Lisa is a Licensed Dental Assistant who has been with Blue Ridge Dental Center since 1992. What she enjoys most her job is helping patients relax and feel comfortable in the dental setting.  She is excited about learning new technology, such as Invisalign and implants. Lisa has been married for 30 years and has 3…



Melissa is a Licensed Dental Assistant and has worked primarily in our Maple Grove location since 2014.  She assists the doctors as well as work at the front desk.  Melissa has one daughter who is 2 years old, and is the light of her life.  She enjoys spending time with her playing at home, at…



Amy started with BRD as a patient coordinator in the summer of 2014 after working several years in the medical field.  Her mission is to make sure our patients leave satisfied and smiling! Amy enjoys being outdoors (except during the winter!) riding her bike and walking the lakes with her husband and two pups, Ben…



After graduating from the University of Minnesota with her Bachelors of Science degree in Dental Hygiene, Laura joined the Blue Ridge Dental Center team in 2014. Originally from a small town in SW MN, Laura now enjoys exploring all that the Twin Cities has to offer. Laura and her husband like trying new restaurants, attending…



Laurie is one of the first faces you’ll see when you visit our Minnetonka office, and she should be familiar to you since she’s been our scheduling coordinator since 2002.  Outside of work, Laurie enjoys spending time with her family, including her grandchildren.  During the summer, she also can be found boating down the Mississippi…

Lynn W Dental Assistant and Administrator in Minnetonka - Blue Ridge Dental Centers


Lynn began working at Blue Ridge Dental  in 1994, moved away in 1997, and then returned to work with us again in 2000.  Lynn works with Drs. Olson, Klecker and Shragg.  She enjoys the variety dental assisting offers, and has a special interest in learning new procedures to create beautiful aesthetic smiles for our patients….