Your Smile Is Our Passion

Meet Our Dental Hygienists

Our dental hygienists are highly qualified to help you maximize the long term health of your smile.

Each hygienist has extensive training in the most up-to-date oral health procedures and access to the latest and best technology to detect decay or gum disease at its earliest stages.

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Erin

Dental Hygienist

Meet Erin

Erin first began her career in 1992 as a Dental Assistant, specializing in orthodontics. Erin returned to college in 1996 to pursue her degree in dental hygiene from Century College and then her BS degree in Dental Hygiene Education from the University of Minnesota.

Erin has been a member of the Boger Dental team since 2002. Erin strives to make her patients feel welcome, comfortable, and well-educated about their dental health.

Erin and her husband Jeff live in St. Michael and are the busy parents of three young children. She says, "My children keep us running from rink to rink with hockey." In her free time, she enjoys working out, reading, and being outdoors.

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Sarah

Dental Hygienist

Sarah

Sarah received her Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Minnesota-School of Dentistry in 2003 and has been with Boger Dental since 2004.

She is delighted to be part of such a dynamic hygiene department and team. Her dental knowledge and genuine interest in her patient concerns have contributed to excellent relationships and patient service.

She has had the opportunity to travel with two mission teams to provide dental services to Jamaica and Puerto Rico and looks forward to serving these populations again in the future.

Outside of the office, she enjoys spending time with her husband and son, cooking, yoga, and cheering on the Gophers!

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Heidi

Dental Hygienist

Heidi

Dental Hygienist

Heidi graduated with a dental hygiene degree from Herzing College in 2007.

She started her career here at Boger Dental nearly ten years ago. She enjoys seeing her long-time patients that she’s developed a relationship with over the years.

In addition to being a vital part of our team here at Boger Dental, she also has participated in medical missions trips in the Middle East.

Outside of the office, she enjoys spending time with her husband and children: cooking, working out and volunteering at church.

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Michelle

Dental Hygienist

Michelle

Dental Hygienist

Michelle grew up in Virginia Beach, Virginia, and received a BS and MS degree in Dental Hygiene from Old Dominion University.

She has been an educator since 1995, and has taught at Old Dominion University, the University of Nebraska Medical Center, and most recently at the University of Minnesota School of Dentistry.

Michelle enjoys doing research and the challenge of working with students. Michelle has served as President of the Minnesota Dental Hygienists' Association.

She spends her free time working out, outdoors, especially on the water, traveling, and being with her dog, Simone.

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Cari

Dental Hygienist

Cari

Dental Hygienist

Cari graduated with a BS in Dental Hygiene from the University of Iowa. She has become passionate about caring for phobic patients by creating a calm and attentive environment for care.

Cari was formerly an Associate Adjunct Professor at the University of Minnesota Periodontal Department working with third-year dental students and was a Dental Hygiene Clinical Instructor at Century College.

Cari and her husband Matt and their two children, Gunnar and Ingrid, and their Labrador reside in Otsego. She is an avid Iowa Hawkeye fan and enjoys gardening, reading and traveling. In the winter, she enjoys going to the ice arena, where she watches her children figure skate and play hockey.

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Micah

Dental Hygienist

Micah

Micah is a recent graduate from Herzing University, earning her Bachelors Degree of Science in Dental Hygiene. She joined the Boger team because she wanted to surround herself with top professionals in the dental community and a family atmosphere.

Micah’s first priority is patient care, and as soon as she joined Boger Dental, she knew she was in the right place. You will love her infectious smile and ability to put you at ease during your dental visit.

She grew up in the Lake Minnetonka area and can never see herself leaving Minnesota. In her free time, she enjoys being on the lake with friends and family, snowboarding and new adventures.

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Holly

Dental Hygienist

Holly

Dental Hygienist

Holly is from Elk River and has been working in hygiene for eight years. She is married and is the proud parent of a little boy.

Holly enjoys working out, spending time outside, and is an avid reader. She enjoys her two dogs and traveling the world. One of her favorite travels includes a dental mission trip to Haiti.

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Heather

Dental Hygienist

Heather

Dental Hygienist

Heather earned her degree in Dental Hygiene from Minnesota State University at Mankato. Her previous dental experience includes being a treatment coordinator at an orthodontic practice.

She enjoys being a part of the Boger Dental team because they share her "values of high-quality dentistry, outstanding service and dedication and because everyone, patients and staff, is treated with the utmost respect."

Outside of the office, she and her husband are on the go with their kids' soccer, karate, and theatre activities. In her free time, Heather likes to read, travel, movies, and yoga.

Heather is also a runner and has completed many 5Ks, two half-marathons and three triathlons.

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Jill

Dental Hygienist

Jill

Dental Hygienist

Jill graduated in 2006 from hygiene school and became certified in Restorative Expanded Functions. She joined our team in 2016.

Jill is the proud mother of two accomplished daughters and three happy dogs. In her free time, she enjoys scrapbooking, international traveling, and listening to live music.

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Meghan

Dental Hygienist

Meghan

Dental Hygienist

Meghan grew up in Fridley and attended the University of Minnesota where she received her BS degree in Dental Hygiene. She is certified in Restorative Functions and is a member of the ADHA.

Meghan and her husband are busy parents to two boys. In addition, they enjoy spending time with their family and friends, traveling, walking their dog (Hank), and attending any Minnesota sporting event.

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Morgan

Dental Hygienist

Morgan

Dental Hygienist

After growing up in Minnesota, Morgan attended The University of South Dakota where she graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in 2021, and competed in Division 1 Cross Country and Track.

She always knew she wanted to move back towards the Twin Cities and decided to join Boger Dental because of the teams welcoming environment and their exceptional level of patient care.

Morgan loves the one-on-one interaction that hygiene allows for, and her patients appreciate her compassion and comforting demeanor. She prioritizes patient education, as she believes that good oral health is an important factor for overall well-being.

Outside of the office, Morgan enjoys running, biking, paddle boarding, hiking, watching movies, baking desserts, and spending time with her family, friends, and kitten.

Meet Our Dental Assistants

Our friendly and talented staff of dental assistants will make sure you're relaxed, comfortable and taken care of.

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Missy

Dental Assistant Team Lead & Treatment Coordinator

Missy

Dental Assistant Team Lead & Treatment Coordinator

Missy has been a truly loyal and dedicated member of the Boger Dental team since 1992. Beginning as Dr. Steve's chairside assistant, Missy now is the Clinical Team Leader and Treatment Coordinator.

She is very proud to be a part of the Boger Team because she believes in what Boger Dental represents. Missy leads by example and is always willing to lend a helping hand. In her free time, she loves spending time with family and friends.

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Lori

Dental Assistant

Lori

Dental Assistant

Lori has been a staple part of the Boger Dental assisting team since 1997. She grew up in Crosby, Minnesota, about two hours north of the Twin Cities.

She earned her degree from St. Cloud Technical College in 1985 and enjoys spending her leisure time with her husband and daughter, working around her home, gardening, painting, camping and traveling with her family.

"I will try just about anything once," says Lori, referring to their scuba diving, cliff-jumping, and zip-lining adventures. "You only live once! Actually, I would do those things again."

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Kate

Dental Assistant

Kate

Dental Assistant

Kate has been Dr. Chad's right-hand since she joined our team in 2002. She earned her dental assisting degree from North Dakota State College of Science.

She has since accrued extensive training with Dr. Chad through his continuing education coursework in the area of headache relief and neuromuscular dentistry.

In her free time, she enjoys doing crafts, baking, sewing, and relaxing at the cabin with her husband and four children.

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Natalie

Dental Assistant

Natalie

Dental Assistant

Natalie grew up right here in Plymouth, Minnesota. She attended Maple Grove Senior High and then Hennepin Technical College.

When she is not helping to deliver awesome patient care, Natalie enjoys playing tennis, traveling, cooking and exercising. She is also very interested in learning about her Swedish heritage.

She has traveled to visit cousins and has also helped to cook authentic cuisine for several events at the Swedish Institute. In the future, she hopes to travel and visit many more countries.

In her free time, she enjoys doing yoga, rock climbing, and has plans to backpack through Europe again!

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Crystal

Dental Assistant

Crystal

Dental Assistant

Crystal grew up in Albertville and now resides in Monticello. She is a graduate of Herzing University in dental assisting and has been a part of the Boger team since 2010.

With her husband and two cats, she enjoys spending time with her family and friends, scrapbooking, and baking. She strives to make every day positive for the patients and our team.

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Logeni

Treatment Coordinator/Dental Assistant

Logeni

Dental Assistant

Logeni graduated from Herzing College with a degree in dental assisting in 2006, and she loves what she does. She is an avid indoor and sand volleyball player.

Logeni loves to entertain and spend time with family and friends. Outside of the office, she spends her weekends hanging out with her husband, daughter, and four-legged son, Otto. She also comes from a huge extended family, which she adores and sees often.

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Brooke

Dental Assistant

Brooke

Dental Assistant

Brooke earned her Dental assisting degree from St. Cloud Technical College and has been assisting ever since 2016. She grew up in Big Lake and now resides in Princeton with her Husband and yellow lab, Buck. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with family and friends. She strives to make each patient as comfortable as possible, and truly enjoys her role as an assistant. She is proud to be a part of the Boger team!

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Mary

Dental Assistant

Mary

Dental Assistant

Mary graduated from Herzing College with a degree in Dental Assisting and has a number of years in her career. She joined the Boger Dental team in 2017. Mary enjoys spending time outdoors, soaking up the sun in the summer, bundling up in the winter and doing whatever the season has to offer.

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Dani

Dental Assistant

Meet Our Patient Services Coordinators

With a warm smile and a friendly hello, our patient services coordinators will help you feel at home during your dental visit.

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Melissa

Patient Services Team Lead

Melissa

Patient Services Team Lead

Melissa has been an essential part of the team since 1987. "I first came to know Boger Dental and their unique philosophy as a patient. I was so impressed that I joined the team myself!"

Melissa has a degree as a dental assistant; however, her primary role at Boger Dental is leading our talented team of patient services coordinators. She will ensure that you're greeted with a sincere, warm smile and assisted with all of your scheduling and administrative needs.

Melissa and her husband Brian are proud grandparents of three grandchildren. They are enjoying this part of their lives immensely along with time to travel.

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Kim

Practice Administrator

Kim

Patient Services Coordinator

Kim joined the Boger Team in 2017. She has over 30 years of experience in dentistry and processes both a clinical and management background. She received a Bachelor's of Business Administration degree from The University of Missouri- Kansas City.

Kim grew up in Chicago, Illinois, and now lives in Eden Prairie with her husband, Jeff. She has four children, Josh, Justyn, Devyn and Joe, along with three cats and a toy poodle named Macy.

On the weekends, she enjoys her cabin in Alexandria, Minnesota, volunteering in the community, and spending time with family and friends."

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Mariann

Patient Services Coordinator

Mariann

Patient Services Coordinator

Mariann and her family had been Boger Dental patients for years before we recruited her to our team. As one of our outstanding Patient Services Coordinators, Mariann will greet you with a warm, genuine smile and gladly assist you with any needs during your visit.

Outside of work, Mariann and her husband enjoy spending time with their three sons, traveling, skiing, and entertaining in their home. Mariann enjoys exercise classes at Lifetime, biking down on the Grand and quality time with friends.

Interestingly, Starr and Mariann have been the best of friends for many years, and their families take regular vacations together.

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Starr

Patient Services Coordinator

Starr

Patient Services Coordinator

Before joining our team, Starr and her family were loyal Boger Dental patients for many years. In joining Boger Dental, Starr brings a deep commitment to customer service to our front desk.

With her vibrant personality and genuine warmth, Starr will make sure that your visit is pleasant and relaxing.

A native of the Brainerd Lakes area, Starr enjoys returning up-north to snowmobile and do water sports with her family. Starr and her husband have four children, and they travel and camp regularly, particularly to Montana and the Florida panhandle.

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Jamie

LEAD INSURANCE AND PAYROLL SPECIALIST

Jamie

LEAD INSURANCE AND PAYROLL SPECIALIST

Jamie has been a member of Boger dental since January 2013. She obtained an Associate’s degree as a medical administrative secretary from Winona Technical College. Jamie has 21+ years of experience in the dental field ranging from private practice to large group practice.

She comes to us with experience in collections, working on dental claims for patients to get them paid, helping patients submit treatment for estimates, and checking patients in and out for their appointments.

In her free time, she enjoys taking in a Twins game or two each season, camping, cooking, spending time with her family, and scrapbooking at their cabin in Wisconsin.

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Heather

Patient Services Coordinator

Heather

Patient Services Coordinator

Heather brings to Boger her warmth and compassion for others. She has a background in customer services and is happy to assist patients with a smile. She has three children and 2 beautiful grandchildren along with a wonderful Husband.

Heather enjoys gardening, camping, four wheeling and shooting at the range. Most important, she loves spending time with family and friends.

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Amber

Patient Services Coordinator

Amber

Patient Services Coordinator

Amber has been with Boger Dental since 2019. She grew up in Minnesota and is a graduate of Hennepin Technical College.

She resides in Hamel, Minnesota with her husband, 3 children and two dogs. She enjoys her interaction with patients and working with patient insurance.

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Jody

Patient Services Coordinator & Insurance

Jody

Patient Services Coordinator/Insurance

Jody has been a member of Boger Dental since August 2018.

She has 15 years of dental experience with insurance, billing, collections and assisting. She enjoys spending time with family, friends and her two dogs. In her free time she likes taking exercise classes at Lifetime and traveling.

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Maryanne

Patient Services Coordinator

Maryanne

Patient Services Coordinator

Maryanne grew up in Malaysia and moved to Minnesota almost 5 years ago.

She joined the Boger team in 2020 and loves being part of such a dynamic team! In her free time Maryanne loves to travel, take walks with her dog Daisy and spend time with her husband and her other fur babies, two cats named; Sophie and Scooter. Maryanne is also a die-hard True Crime documentary and Dr Pimple popper fan!

Meet Our Students

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Kylie

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Kylie

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Kylie grew up in the small town of Atwater, located an hour and a half west of the Twin Cities. She graduated with a BA in Biology from the College of Saint Benedict in 2020. Kylie has been absorbing everything she can from the Boger Dental Team as she prepares to pursue her future career as a Dentist.

In her spare time, she enjoy coaching volleyball, biking, spending time with family, and taking her cat on walks.

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Kinsley

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