Dr. Elizabeth Eggert – Dentist
Dr. Elizabeth grew up nearby and attended the Spring Lake Park School District schools. She graduated Summa Cum Laude from the University of St. Thomas with a Bachelor of Science in Chemistry. She went on to graduate with Distinction from the University of Minnesota, School of Dentistry.
Dr. Elizabeth has been providing excellence in dentistry to her patients since 2003. She is a highly skilled family, restorative, and cosmetic dentist in the St. Paul area and has received several awards and honors in the dental community. She is a member of the American Dental Association, the Minnesota Dental Association, the Academy of General Dentistry, the St. Paul District Dental Society, the Minnesota Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, and the highly esteemed Spear Faculty Club.
Dr. Elizabeth was also recognized as a Top Dentist in Minnesota Monthly Magazine.
She continues to maintain a high level of excellence through many advanced courses and continuing dental education. Dr. Elizabeth strongly feels the acquisition of knowledge for quality dental care is essential for a successful practice and has taken many hands-on courses from other pioneers in the field. In addition, she is CEREC certified, Invisalign certified, and laser certified.
Dr. Elizabeth enjoys reading, gardening, playing in the Handbell Choir at her church, and cheering on various Mounds View Mustang sport teams. She resides in Roseville with her husband, Dr. Jeff, and their five active boys.
“I love my job and getting to know the patients we serve! I like that our small size allows us to know our patients personally. We know their history and their families. This makes it easy for me to follow trends in families and tailor my preventative plan to something that will suit my patients best!”
Dr. Jeff Eggert – Dentist
Dr. Jeff grew up and attended Spring Lake Park schools. He graduated with honors from the University of Minnesota with a Bachelor of Chemical Engineering and worked for a number of years locally in the manufacturing and medical device industries.
Inspired by his wife, he decided to pursue a career in dentistry because it allowed him to more personally help people improve their oral and overall health. He graduated with High Distinction from the University of Minnesota, School of Dentistry. He is a member of the American Dental Association, the Minnesota Dental Association, and the St. Paul District Dental Society. He attends numerous continuing dental education courses, always wanting to expand his skills. He is CEREC certified and laser certified.
Dr. Jeff enjoys outdoor activities, spending time with his family, helping out with his sons’ baseball and basketball teams, and cheering on the Minnesota Gophers!
“I really like the fact that being a small office means we can take the time to answer all of our patients’ questions. I love being able to help people feel at ease and comfortable during their time with us”
Lea – Licensed Dental Hygienist
Lea brings over 25 years of hygiene experience to our team! Lea was inspired to go into dental hygiene in the 6th grade when her aunt took her along to her dental assisting class.
Lea resides in White Bear Lake with her husband Dan and their two kids – Jonathan and Lauren. They also love their one year old black lab, Louie. Lea spends her free time in the garden, going to the cabin, reading, and watching her kids play sports.
“It is a pleasure to be part of the Eggert Family Dentistry team! We strive to make each visit a pleasant experience and to create a trusting relationship with each patient. I enjoy being part of a team that provides attentive care and top-notch education to help our patients maintain optimal health using the latest technology.”
Cassie – Licensed Dental Hygienist
Cassie has been a hygienist for over 15 years, graduating with a Bachelor’s Degree in Dental Hygiene from the University of Minnesota in 2007. Cassie went into dental hygiene because she wanted to help patients with high anxiety overcome their fear of the dentist. She loves gaining the trust and confidence of her patients and establishing excellent patient rapport.
Cassie grew up in Ramsey and graduated from Anoka High School. She now lives in Andover with her husband Jim and their twin boys Zack and Ryan and daughter Abby. Cassie stays busy with her kids’ activities – baseball, basketball, track, and competitive dance. She also enjoys tennis and fun times at the lake boating, swimming, and kayaking.
“At Eggert Family Dentistry, our entire team strives to make every patient our number one priority. We provide exceptional, personalized care in a small office setting. I enjoy working with Dr. Elizabeth and Dr. Jeff and contributing to the overall patient experience.”
Emily – Licensed Dental Hygienist
Emily has over 20 years of dental experience and she has been both a dental assistant and a dental hygienist. She wanted to become a dental hygienist because she always enjoyed getting her teeth cleaned as a kid!
Emily grew up in East St. Paul and now lives in Forest Lake with her husband and two wonderful daughters. She also has two cute dogs and her newest addition, chickens! Emily’s husband loves to fish and their daughters are involved in dance, gymnastics, softball, and lacrosse. Emily and her family are often found 4-wheeling together around the state as well as biking and walking.
“I work at Eggert Family Dentistry because it is family oriented and my teammates are the absolute BEST!”
Shelley – Licensed Dental Hygienist
Shelley didn’t know much about oral health care growing up, but as she got older, she realized the importance and went into dental hygiene in order to be able to educate her peers and the community about the importance of preventative oral health and how it affects overall health.
Shelley lives in downtown St. Paul and is originally from Minnesota, but spent the last 10 years living in Los Angeles. She got a bachelor’s degree from the University of Minnesota in Retail Merchandising before she decided to go back to school to become a dental hygienist. She graduated from Herzing University in 2013 and started her career in dentistry.
Shelley has 10 siblings! She has 5 sisters and 5 brothers. She now lives with her husband, Ken and 3 year old son. Shelley loves to hike, travel, and spend time with family and friends. She also spends her time volunteering with the Hmong Early Childhood Coalition.
“I feel my values align with Eggert Family Dentistry as we are very family oriented and really work to understand and care about our patients. I love the cohesive and synergistic culture here. We all support one another and communicate well. This is a great office! I look forward to meeting all my patients!”
Heather – Licensed Dental Assistant
Heather came to work at Eggert Family Dentistry with the transition of Dr. Michael Furey’s practice in 2015. We are so happy she has been able to provide a friendly and familiar face for Dr. Furey’s patients. Heather went to Stillwater High School and stayed on the Dean’s List while getting her Associates of Applied Science degree in Dental Assisting from Century College.
Originally from Withrow, Minnesota, Heather now lives in Forest Lake with her husband Jeremy, two sons Ethan and Connor, and black lab Jake. She loves traveling with her family, but they also enjoy staying close to home and boating on Forest Lake.
“I have always valued a healthy, beautiful smile. I’m proud to be part of a profession that provides complete oral health. My transition to Eggert Family Dentistry has been great – I love being part of a team that is state of the art and provides high quality care.”
Tracy – Licensed Dental Assistant
Tracy comes to us with a strong back ground in customer service, having worked in the communication and restaurant industries prior to dentistry. After graduating from Irondale High School, she received a Bachelor of Science in Communication and Journalism from St. Cloud State University. After realizing how fulfilling a career in dentistry could be, she pursued her Dental Assisting degree from Century College, graduating in 2015.
Tracy now resides in Forest Lake with her husband Mike and three children – Asher, Piper, and Frankie. They all love watching hockey, especially The Wild; even their dog, Krigare has been known to get into the action.
“I went into this field because I have always loved going to the dentist and I value a healthy mouth. Working at Eggert Family Dentistry makes me proud because we care as much about our patients’ overall well being as we do about their smiles!”
Kristina – Business Manager
Kristina started with us in 2021 and has been a great addition to our team. After graduating with a diploma from Herzing University, Kristina started her career in medical billing and coding. Early on, she had an opportunity to work in the dental industry and she hasn’t looked back. She fell in love with the customer support and service aspect of helping people improve their oral health.
Kristina is originally from Colorado, but has called Minnesota home for many years and now lives in White Bear Lake with her husband, Brett. Kristina has four children and three grandchildren, who she especially adores! She enjoys reading (nearly anything), keeping up with the latest Netflix shows, and walking her huge German Shepherd, OBI.
“I am so happy to be here at Eggert Family Dentistry! This team is the best I have had the opportunity to work with! Working with Dr. Jeff and Dr. Elizabeth has been great as they are especially knowledgeable about their field. I learn something new every day and love growing with this expansive field.”
Bekah – Patient Care Coordinator
Bekah has been working with us since 2021. Bekah is the energetic voice you hear on the phone and she brightens your day when you enter our office with her infectious smile! Bekah has experience in the medical field and an expansive customer service background. Bekah attended Century College and received an Associates of Arts Degree.
Bekah has two daughter, Lola and Scarlett, and they reside in Gem Lake. She grew up in a big family with 4 sisters and 2 brothers, including one that currently lives in Norway! Bekah LOVES horses and rides often with Scarlett who is equally obsessed. She also gets to see a lot of fastpitch softball games where she cheers on Lola. They all enjoy spending time outside whether it’s at the beach or biking.
“I love working at Eggert Family Dentistry because of all my amazing team members. Everyone works well together and has fun! We are like a big family and that warmth carries over to how we interact with our patients. We all truly care about our patients and I love that we get to build on-going relationships with them.”