Our Staff

We are especially interested in making all our patients feel right at home! We put your needs first to achieve efficient and comprehensive treatment. Our staff is trained and skilled, and we strive to provide energetic and fun-loving service to each patient. Each member of our team has years of experience in treating patients with the highest level of care. We strive to stay abreast of the very latest in technology and advances by regularly attending continuing education courses and seminars.

Monica – Office Manager  Oakdale

 I have been with Carpenter Orthodontics for 15 years.  I have enjoyed meeting all the patients through the years. I always welcome the opportunity to guide our patients through the world of dental insurance and maximize their dental benefits.  It is such a compliment to see former patients bringing their children back to us. In my free time enjoy swimming, gardening, and traveling with friends and family.


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Lanoy – Lead Dental Assistant  

I joined Carpenter Orthodontics in 2013 after completing my education in Dental Assisting at Century College. I am trained in iTero impressions as well as traditional impressions. I look forward to meeting new patients each day as well as seeing current patients. In my free time I enjoy being physically fit and enjoy spending time working out both indoors and out. I also like to travel across the USA as well as abroad.   I speak four languages. On weekends you will find me spending time with my family, friends and shopping!
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Hannah - Office Manager River Falls

I have been with Carpenter orthodontics since 2020. I studied Dental Assisting at Dakota County Technical College and assisted for two years. I found that working in front office was a great fit for me.
In my spare time I enjoy traveling, painting and spending time with my family and friends as well as my two kitty's!

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Blong-Dental Assistant 

I graduated in the dental assistant program from Century College as of 2024 and I'm looking to bring enthusiasm and dedication to my patient interactions. Beyond the clinic, you’ll more than likely catch me at the gym after work and on weekends. If not, you’ll find me out on the river doing some trout fishing!

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