Southside Dental Center - Meet Our Team
Kristi - Registered Dental Hygienist
Kristi is a native of Two Harbors, MN and a graduate of St. Cloud Technical College. She is a recipient of Colgate’s Student Total Achievement Recognition (STAR), an award granted each year to a graduating student who demonstrates excellence and commitment to dental hygiene.
Kristi has been with Southside Dental Center since 2002 and loves the interaction and conversations she has with both patients and staff. As an experienced professional, Kristi is proud to help patients reach their dental goals of a healthy mouth and smile.
During her free time, Kristi enjoys being with her family and friends, reading, her book club, and outdoor activities like hiking, snowmobiling, boating, and gardening.
Deanna - Registered Dental Hygienist
Deanna is a native of Zimmerman, MN and has been with our practice since 2011. She is a graduate of St. Cloud Technical College and enjoys building trusting relationships with her patients so they feel comfortable in her care. Deanna finds it highly rewarding to watch the reactions of patients as the health of their smiles improves with every visit.
When she is not helping her patients at Southside Dental Center, Deanna enjoys being with her friends, traveling with her husband and three small children, and spending time outdoors.
Sara - Office Manager/Registered Dental Assistant
Sara received her dental assistant degree from Hennepin Technical College and has been with Southside Dental Center since 2004. She is an International Falls, MN native and currently lives in Buffalo. Sara enjoys developing relationships with her patients.
When time permits, Sara loves spending time with her family and friends, and traveling whenever possible.
Sheila - Registered Dental Assistant
Sheila is a graduate of North Hennepin Technical College and has been with Southside Dental Center since 1999. She is proud to have had the opportunity to work with so many wonderful patients and help them achieve the beautiful smile they have always wanted.
Sheila is a native of St. Michael and enjoys spending free time with family and friends, traveling, reading, hiking, running, and being outdoors.
Karen - Registered Dental Hygienist
Karen is a native of Albertville, MN and is the newest member of our team. She is a graduate of the Normandale dental hygiene program. Karen loves learning about her patients and their families so she can help them achieve optimal oral health.
An avid hockey fan, Karen enjoys watching the Wild with her family. During the offseason, Karen and her family enjoy camping and traveling with their RV.
Keira - Registered Dental Assistant
Keira is the newest member of the team here at Southside Dental and has made a wonderful addition to the team! She grew up here in Monticello and went to school in St. Cloud where she received her certification as a Dental Assistant. She's been with us here since June and we couldn't be happier to have her!
Her favorite part of the job is the interaction with patients and the variety we see all day long. Working with a friendly team makes the job enjoyable as well!
In her spare time, she enjoys spending time outdoors hunting and fishing or just hanging out with friends and family.