We Hope You Are As Excited To Meet Us As We Are You

Get to know our entire dental care team! These experienced individuals are what makes the Bluff Creek Dental experience unlike any other.



Office Manager

Cathy has been working in the dental field for over 20 years. As office manager at Bluff Creek Dental, Cathy considers the practice and it’s patients as a part of her family. She thrives on the camaraderie and pride of working in our state-of-the art dental practice. The experiences she has had over the years have taught her much about the field of dentistry and practice management. She enjoys her work and highly respects and admires the doctors and staff at Bluff Creek Dental.

Cathy lives in Eden Prairie with her family and 3 dogs. She enjoys walking, biking, vacations, and spending time with family.

“We have an opportunity to provide the highest level of care to the patients in our community and beyond. My favorite aspect of my job is to see the transformations made in our patients’ smiles and know we had a part in changing someone’s life.”



Patient Coordinator

Aleksandra graduated from Herzing University with honors as a Certified and Registered Dental Assistant in 2010. After graduating, she worked as an assistant and now enjoys working with the administration side of our dental practice in Minneapolis. She feels privileged to work with such an amazing staff that always places their patients first.

In her free time, Aleksandra enjoys spending time with her husband, family and friends. Her favorite activities are working out, enjoying a good book, and spending time outdoors.

“I feel privileged to work with such an amazing staff that always places their patients first.”



Patient Scheduling Coordinator

Jill has many years of experience with customer service and is passionate about what she does. Jill loves meeting and interacting with people and her goal is to help our patients feel comfortable and happy at every visit.

In her spare time, she enjoys walks with her husband, time with her sons, knitting, baking, playing with her dog and reveling in the seasons of Minnesota.

“I am very passionate about taking care of my patients. I always try to make them feel comfortable and part of our dental family here at Bluff Creek Dental.”



Bookkeeper and Insurance Specialist

Nancy has 20 years in dental office experience. She started her career as a Licensed Dental Assistant before moving into the business side of the dental practice. Her background in dentistry ranges from her experience as an assistant to office manager. Here at Bluff Creek Dental, Nancy is our Accounts Payable Specialist and Insurance Claims Coordinator.

In her free time she is traveling or planning her next trip. She resides in Minnetonka with her husband and their 4 children.

“Bluff Creek Dental provides such a warm, calming environment. I am grateful to be a part of this team.”




Ellen graduated from Normandale Community College with a degree in Dental Hygiene. She is passionate, understanding and motivated to help others achieve and maintain a healthy beautiful smile. She loves getting to know our patients and enjoys checking-up on them. As a hygienist, creating a comfortable and friendly atmosphere, while providing excellent care is her main goal. At Bluff Creek Dental, we all strive to go beyond your expectations, we are unlike any other office with serving you!

Outside of Bluff Creek Dental, Ellen loves spending time with family and friends. She and her husband have a small farm and also dabble in fishing, running, hunting, gardening and other outdoor adventures.

“As a Hygienist, my goal is to make sure my patients feel relaxed and comfortable, while provide them with excellent care. I love getting to know my patients and enjoy “checking-up” on their lives during our regular visits.“


Dental Hygenist

I have been a dental hygienist since 1995, Learning my bachelor’s degree from MN state University in Mankato. I am passionate about getting to know my patients and encouraging them on their dental journey while promoting systemic health through proper oral care.

Cathy lives in Eden Prairie with her family and 3 dogs. She enjoys walking, biking, vacations, and spending time with family.

“As a hygienist, I love to ease patients’ anxieties and build trust. I enjoy building a bond that encourages patients to continue coming to their dental visits and keep their smile healthy.”


Licensed Dental Assistant

I graduated from Hennepin Technical College earning a degree in Dental Assisting. I strive to do the best I can to help others and make sure your visit here is the best visit possible. The Bluff Creek Dental Team has taught me the fundamentals of assisting and the importance of treating our patients like family. I couldn’t imagine working for a better dental practice and I’m grateful for this opportunity to work with such a caring team.

In my spare time, I enjoy spending time with family and friends, snowboarding, hiking, hockey, traveling and being outdoors.

“Being a dental assistant is so much more than assisting! I love the variety of each day, patient, and every case! Being chairside to make patients feel special and comfortable is the best feeling in the world!”


Licensed Dental Assistant

Katie graduated from Central Lakes College in Brainerd, MN in 2000. She enjoys all aspects of dentistry. Katie is very passionate about taking care of her patients and making sure their needs are met. She has a special interest with patients who have dental anxiety and making it a priority that each visit will be a positive comfortable experience. 

Katie was born and raised in Minnesota. During her free time, she enjoys spending time with her husband and 4 children. 


“I like knowing that patients who have a fear of coming to the dentist have the confidence and trust in us to put them at ease! Seeing patients smile and happy when leaving is the best reward. It’s a good feeling to have!”