Hi, my name is Taryn. I am one of the dental hygienists at Lake Area Dental. I have been with the practice since 2011. I bring over 16 years of experience with me as a clinician. I started in the field as a dental assistant and continued my education to become a hygienist. I feel very fortunate to be a part of such a wonderful team of dental professionals and to have such great people for my patients. When I’m not working, I enjoy spending time with my husband, family and friends. I like many outdoor activities, watching movies, cooking new recipes and cuddling with my cats.
Hi, my name is Terri. I started with Dr. Jaksa 28 years ago as a licensed dental assistant and transitioned to an office administrator. I enjoy the friendships I have made with our patients over the years. Outside of work, I enjoy watching the Vikings and spending time up north with my husband, two boys and our black lab camping, hiking and cruising the lakes in the pontoon.
Hi, my name is Hannalee. I am one of the Licensed Dental Assistants at Lake Area Dental. I have been with Dr. Jaksa’s office in White Bear Lake since 2012. I love being a part of this amazing team as well as helping patients transform their smile. Assisting is such a rewarding career. When I am not working, I enjoy spending time with family and friends. I love the outdoors and kicking back and relaxing with a good book.
Hi, my name is Jess. I am a Licensed Dental Assistant & have been working with Dr. Jaksa since 2004. I love dentistry and helping people. Dental Assisting is a very rewarding career, especially when working with the best dentist in White Bear Lake! There is nothing like changing someone’s smile. I am truly blessed to be a part of an amazing group of people at Lake Area Dental; they are like family to me. Outside of the office, I spend my time with my husband and two children. Together we camp, fish, hike, play board games and cards and walk with our two toy poodles!
Hi, My name is Kelly. I am an Office administrator and new to the Lake Area Dental Team. I bring 20 years of experience to the clinic. I enjoy meeting and getting to know the patients and appreciate seeing their smiles when their treatment is complete. I am married and have three children that keep me very busy. Outside of the office I love spending time with my family and friends, attending sporting events, time outdoors and traveling.
Hi, my name is Becki, I recently joined the team at Lake Area Dental as a Hygienist and am very excited about my new position. I’ve been working as a licensed dental hygienist since 2004, prior to that I was a licensed dental assistant. Dr. Jaksa and the team are great people. When I am not working I enjoy being at home with my husband and two kids.
Hi, my name is Sandy. I am an office administrator at Lake Area Dental. I have worked at Lake Area Dental since 2000. Prior to working at Lake Area Dental, I was a clinical dental assistant for many years. I enjoy working with the dedicated staff at Lake Area Dental, and one of my favorite things is seeing the beautiful smiles we create. I am married and have two teenage daughters. Outside of work, I enjoy cooking, tennis, golf, scrapbooking and keeping up with the local sports teams.
Hi, My name is Hollis. I am an Office Administrator at Lake Area Dental. I bring 10 years of dental experience to Lake Area Dental. I love being a part of a wonderful team and making great relationships with patients at Lake Area Dental. Outside of the office, I enjoy boating, spending time with my family and friends and creating life long memories.