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Dr. Ryan Francis

Dr. Francis has lived in Maple Grove since 2012 with his wife and three kids.  He will tell you his other part-time job is coaching and transporting the kids to either hockey, baseball, softball or gymnastics! 

Fun Fact

All 5 foot 8 inches of him was the starting quarterback for the Mounds View Mustangs!

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Dr. Janna Holmgren

Dr. Janna currently lives in Crystal with her husband Brad, son Bennett, and two rescue pups Suma and Lulu. She enjoys spending time at her family’s cabin/at the lake, going for walks with the pups, exploring parks, watching MN sports, live music, doing home improvement/interior decorating projects, and cooking. 

Fun Fact

​Dr. Janna was a gymnast for many years growing up and can still walk on her hands!

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Alisha

Financial Coordinator

Admin Lead

Alisha lives in Maple Grove with her husband Josh and pets Lola, Hank, and Jinx. Her daughter Mackenzie is a freshman at UW-Madison, majoring in Biology. Alisha started out as a dental assistant and has been an office manager for the last 11 years. During her spare time, she enjoys indoor cycling,trying new restaurants and traveling

Fun Fact

Alisha is an empty nester!

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Mandy

Patient Coordinator

Mandy received her license and certification in Dental Assisting from Herzing University in 2011. After working a year as an assistant, Mandy was cross-trained at the front desk.

“My favorite part of my job, is that I genuinely get to build friendships with our patients! My goal is to have you leave with a smile, most likely induced by my awkward charm.“

​Mandy lives in White Bear Lake with her husband Grayson, and their two cats Puss and Pancake!

Fun Fact

Mandy and her husband Grayson enjoy singing and playing guitar together.

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Katie

Insurance C oordinator

Katie has been working in the dental field for the last 8 years. "My favorite part of my job is getting to know each patient personally, and I strive to provide each of them with a positive experience!" 

 

Katie lives in Maple Grove with her husband Taylor, and Springer Spaniel pup, Gus! During her free time, she loves spending time with friends and family socializing, being outdoors, traveling, and fishing!

Fun Fact

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Ashley

Lead Dental Assistant

Ashley received her license and certification in Dental Assisting in 2005 from Herzing University in Crystal, MN. She started her career in a large community clinic setting but is really enjoying the more personal attention she's able to give to her patients now.

 "I love making sure my patients are comfortable and also getting to know them on a more personal level."

 ​Ashley currently resides in Oak Grove with her husband Nolan, and her two children, Liam, and Brooklyn. She enjoys being outdoors, being active, gardening, and spending time with family and friends.

Fun Fact

XTRA XTRA read all about it, This girl is crazy about BUBBLE GUM ain't NO DOUBT about it! (sugar free gum that is)

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Kelsey

Dental Assistant

Kelsey received her Dental Assisting license in 2012 from Minnesota State Community and Technical College- Moorhead. She has worked both in a private practice and community setting. “I enjoying building a relationship with patients to help ease their anxiety and build trust.” Kelsey currently lives in Otsego with her husband Jordan and their three girls, Lakynn, McKenley and Hadley, and their two dogs Syrah and Kora. She enjoys staying active, time with her family and friends and weekends at their family cabin.

Fun Fact

If Kelsey weren't in the dental field, she would be a photographer!

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Rachel

Dental Assistant

Rachel received her license and certification in Dental Assisting from Central Lakes Technical and Community College- Brainerd in 2012. She has worked in a large practice for 8 years, she was excited to make the switch to a smaller practice and with the fun team at Grove Health Dental. 

“I enjoy getting to know our patient's and making them feel comfortable with their dental experience."

Rachel lives in Big Lake with her Husband Mitch and two boys Julian and Roman. Rachel enjoys spending time with her friends and family at the lake, playing any kind of game and watching football. (Go Vikes!)

Fun Fact

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Adrienne

Lead Dental Hygienist

Adrienne received her degree in Dental Hygiene from Fox Valley in Wisconsin. Adrienne has been with us since July 2011 and has enjoyed getting to know our patients on a more personal and professional level. "I enjoy educating my patients while providing a fun and relaxing visit!" Adrienne lives in Coon Rapids with her fiancé Tony and their two sons Layton, and Sawyer! In her free time, she enjoys cooking, walking, and being outdoors with the family! They travel often to soak up the sun, beaches, hike, and experience new activities!

Fun Fact

Childhood consisted of taking yearly summer road trips, traveling around the U.S to go tent camping! Longest road trip was 70 hours in a station wagon!

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Heather

Dental Hygienist

Heather received her Bachelor's Degree in Dental Hygiene from Minnesota State University Mankato in 2011. She has previous experience working in a small community clinic and is now enjoying being a part of a practice where she can focus on her patients. "I love getting to know my patients and helping them leave with a smile!" Heather lives in Coon Rapids with her husband Phil and daughter Charlotte. She enjoys riding bike, attending Twins games, and going snowmobiling in the winter.

Fun Fact

Heather can only wink with one eye!

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Katie

Dental Hygienist

Katie received her Dental Hygiene Degree from Herzing University in 2006.  She spent many years practicing dental hygiene in a large group practice.  She is happy to be here at Grove Health Dental to grow new relationships with her patients and provide great care. Katie lives in Corcoran with her husband Mike, and three kids, Preston, Ariel, and Parker.  She loves spending time with her family at their cabin fishing, skiing, and listening to music.

Fun Fact

Katie and her husband met in high school and have been married for 16 years. She likes to refinish furniture, paint and do any DIY projects.

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Amanda

Dental Hygienist

Amanda loves the prevention and wellness aspect of dental hygiene and the opportunity to make a difference in the lives of the people she cares. She received her Dental Hygiene degree from Herzing University in 2009. After working in a large dental office since graduation from college, She enjoys the smaller practice feel where she can focus on providing her patients with the best care possible while making it a fun experience.

​When not working, she enjoys spending time fishing, being outdoors and enjoying time with her family and friends. Amanda and her husband Brad have a lovely toddler daughter named Finley Beth.

Fun Fact

Amanda enjoys making baby blankets for friends and family!

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Ashley

Dental Hygienist

Ashley has been working in the dental field as an RDH for over 9 years. She prides herself in staying current with the latest research in preventative oral health care. It is truly gratifying for Ashley to Provide quality care to patients in a calm and caring atmosphere where their comfort and well being is the main concern. Ashley lives in Lake Elmo, MN with her husband, three daughters and dog Cooper! In her past time she enjoys playing tennis, vacationing, reading and working as a hairstylist.

Fun Fact

Ashley used to be a Flight attendant and, fly the friendly skies while in College, managing to visit every state.

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Becky

Dental Hygienist

Becky received her license in 2007 for Dental Hygiene She started out assisting in orthodontic, nonprofit, and cosmetic offices! "My favorite part about being a hygienist is educating patients on what they can do to have a healthier mouth. I enjoy treating periodontal disease because of the amazing change it can make in a person’s life."

Becky lives in Albertville with her 2 kids and Rottweiler (her 3rd child ha!) She enjoys racing snowmobiles in the winter and boating in the summer.

Fun Fact

Becky would rather drive a manual car versus an automatic.

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