Meet Our Team

Geena, Registered Dental Hygienist

Geena graduated from St. Cloud Technical and Community College with a degree in Dental Hygiene in 2019. Geena is grateful to be a part of such a great team here at Elm Creek Dental. Geena is passionate in improving her patients oral health while creating a comfortable and calm environment. She feels very fortunate to love what she does. One of the most rewarding aspects of her job is being able to form close relationships with her patients.

In her free time she enjoys spending time with family and friends, traveling, being outdoors, and listening to live music.

Katie, Registered Dental Hygienist

Katie joined our team as a Dental Hygienist after graduating from St. Cloud Technical and Community College in 2019. She’s earned special certifications in nitrous oxide, x-rays, and administering injections. While in college, she earned the Team Player Award. Katie loves the opportunity to bond with her patients and watch them grow as individuals, and make huge strides with their oral health! When not in the office, Katie enjoys watching YouTube, playing video games, and spending time with golden retrievers and cats. Favorite Quote: “Never let your fear decide your fate.”

Dawn, Licensed Assistant, Restorative Functions

Dawn earned her Licensed Dental Assistant diploma from the Lakeland Medical and Dental Academy and joined our team in 2001. She has completed certifications in restorative functions, pediatric dentistry, implant dentistry, STO, and sleep apnea treatment. Patients appreciate her enthusiasm and friendliness and she enjoys the smiles her patients wear when they leave the office. Dawn has a son, daughter, and  grandsons. Outside of the office, she enjoys spending time with her family.

Krista, Licensed Dental Assistant

Krista completed her Licensed Dental Assistant diploma from Herzing University. She joined the team in 2014 and has earned certifications in implant dentistry, laser dentistry, and pediatric dentistry. Patients appreciate Krista’s friendly, informative, and energetic presence and she enjoys her patients’ desire to improve their smiles and maintain good oral health. Outside of the office, Krista enjoys spending time with her husband, her three daughters, her cat Meemoo, and cheering on the New England Patriots.

CaseyCasey, Patient Coordinator

Casey joined our team in 2021 and graduated from Iowa State University in 2017, completing her studies in Psychology, Spanish, and Pre-Dental. Casey has also worked as a Dental Assistant. She enjoys helping our patients schedule their appointments and meet their dental goals. Casey always looks forward to seeing their smiles after treatment! Casey also volunteers with free dental clinics across Iowa to help people unable to obtain dental care. Her hobbies include running, baking, and traveling, and she enjoys spending time with her family as well.

Mamie, Insurance Coordinator

Mamie joined our team in 2021 and received her Licensed Dental Assistant diploma from Herzing University. Her favorite aspects of her job are the awesome coworkers and working with Dr. Carter. She also loves getting to know her patients and seeing them walk out with smiles on their faces. When she isn’t at work, she enjoys doing things with her two children.

Come meet our dental team

We love meeting and caring for all of our patients, and we can’t wait to welcome you to our family! To schedule an appointment with our team, call Elm Creek Dental in Maple Grove, MN, at (763) 416-0606. We also proudly serve the residents of Brooklyn Park, Rogers, Elk River, Osseo, Otsego, Plymouth, Wayzata, and all surrounding communities.