MTKA - Hygienists

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Jenni

Jenni grew up in Eden Prairie. She and her husband Steve currently live in Bloomington with their two girls Grace and Lillian. Outside of work Jenni enjoys being up north, playing hockey and spending time with her family.

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Diane

Diane graduated from dental hygiene school in Green Bay Wisconsin in 1980, and has been with Blue Ridge Dental since May of 1989. She cares about her patients and enjoys working with them so they can achieve the best dental health possible. Outside of work, Diane loves gardening, reading, coloring, scrapbooking and doing yoga/classical stretch…

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Luanne

Luanne grew up in Eveleth, MN, and graduated from the Lake Superior College Dental Hygiene program, in Duluth, in 2007. She joined Blue Ridge Dental in 2015, and really enjoys the chance to meet new people and be a part of their overall health. Luanne demonstrates a passion for healthy mouths by creating a comfortable,…

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Kayla

Kayla joined the Blue Ridge Dental team in 2013 after graduating from the University of Minnesota with a Bachelor’s degree in Dental Hygiene. Kayla strives to build positive working relationships with each of her patients. She enjoys hearing their stories and helping them to both understand, as well as achieve, their optimal dental health. Kayla…

Joy

Joy

Joy started at Blue Ridge Dental in 2003 as a dental assistant and later went back to school for dental hygiene. She enjoys working with a great team, as well as watching our children patients grow up and see their changes from baby teeth to braces and beyond. Outside the office, Joy enjoys spending time…

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Pat

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…

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Judy

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…

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Laura

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…