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”
Joanna – Licensed Dental Hygienist
Joanna is a dedicated dental hygienist with over 17 years of experience. She has worked for Eggert Family Dentistry since 2005. Joanna graduated from Loma Linda University in 2001 with a Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene. Joanna attends continuing education classes regularly to stay current on new dental procedures and research. She enjoys working with people and helping them understand the importance of oral health and how it directly relates to a person’s overall well-being. Joanna also enjoys visiting schools to teach children proper oral hygiene techniques and good diet choices.
Joanna resides in Blaine with her husband, Jeffrey, and their four children – Kyle, Kylie, Rylie, and Bentley. She enjoys being outside and spending time with family and friends.
“I enjoy working at Eggert Family Dentistry because we have a fun working atmosphere. Dr. Elizabeth and Dr. Jeff care for their patients and provide the best dental care for them.”
Shelly – Licensed Dental Hygienist
In 2016 Shelly celebrated 30 years of practicing dental hygiene. Shelly worked with the Furey Dental Group for 27 years and we are excited she has continued to work with us at Eggert Family Dentistry. Her experience has been immeasurable!
Shelly and her husband Ross, have lived in Shoreview for over 25 years. They have twin sons and a daughter, all just on the cusp of adulthood! As a family, they enjoy spending time at their Wisconsin cabin. Shelly loves to cook and enjoys fellowship with others.
“I continue to love this profession! The quality of care I have had the privilege to provide over the years has been a direct reflection on those I have served. Meeting patients’ needs through listening, hands-on care, and education has been so fulfilling. Our patients are the reason we do what we do.”
Lea – Licensed Dental Hygienist
Lea brings over 20 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.”
JENNY – LICENSED DENTAL HYGIENIST
Jenny grew up in Hudson, WI and received her degree in hygiene from Normandale Community College. She was drawn to a career as a dental hygienist because she loves helping people and therefore loves developing relationships with her patients.
Jenny understands the importance of oral health and its link to overall and systemic health. She strives to keep her patients informed of their treatment planning process at all times. Keeping her patients comfortable and building trust are her top priorities.
Jenny and her husband Tim have two young adult sons and reside in New Richmond, WI. In her free time, she stays busy biking, walking, hiking, reading, four-wheeling, camping and kayaking.
“I am excited to be part of the team at Eggert Family Dentistry. Our clinic is truly about family. Dr. Elizabeth and Dr. Jeff care so much about their patients and team, it is like having a wonderfully large extended family.”
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!”
Kirsten – Office Manager
Kirsten comes to us with an extensive background in management, customer service, and dental assisting. As our office manager she can answer your questions regarding office operations and your treatment plan.
Kirsten grew up just a few miles away from our office in Lino Lakes. After living in Chicago for three years, she moved back to her hometown. She resides there with her husband and two children – Henry and Evelyn. She loves to spend time with family and friends, cheer on Minnesota sports teams, and go to brunch on Sundays.
“I enjoy working for an office that is committed to their patients. I also love how committed we are to staying ahead of the newest trends in dentistry by always attending the latest in continuing dental education. I am lucky to have joined the Eggert Family Dentistry team where patients and education are our top priority!”
Candy – Account Manager and Insurance Specialist
Candy has a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Northwestern University in St. Paul. Candy has an extensive background in dentistry, both in chairside assisting and front desk operations. As one of our administrative team members, she can assist you with any questions you may have regarding your appointments and insurance coverage.
Candy resides in Shoreview with her husband, Dave. Candy and her husband have five grown children and love to spend time with their 12 grandchildren. She enjoys biking in the summer and cross-country skiing in the winter.
“I love working for a small office where we can give personal care to each of our patients.”
Alex – Patient Care Coordinator
Alex has been with us since 2016 and has been a great addition to our team. Alex has experience in a dental administrative setting and an expansive customer service background. Alex is often the friendly voice you hear when you call our office.
Alex resides in St. Paul with her daughter Kendall. She frequently travels to northern Minnesota to spend time with her grandparents and help them with their local senior center. She loves swimming and playing outside with her daughter, reading, camping, and watching a good movie.
“I love working at Eggert Family Dentistry because of the amazing team of people that I get to work with every day. We are like a big family and I think that warmth carries over to how we interact with our patients. Every one of our team members is dedicated to providing the best dental care to all of our patients and it’s great working in such a compassionate and friendly environment.”
Carolyn – Patient Care Coordinator and Insurance Specialist
Carolyn comes to us with over eight years of experience in dental administration. As part of our administrative team, Carolyn is a wealth of knowledge. She can answer any questions you may have about insurance or scheduling.
Carolyn resides in Hugo with her husband Spencer and two children – James and Mahrie. She enjoys reading, spending time with family, and walking her dog, Charlie.
“I wanted to work in a progressive professional dental office. The doctors and staff here at Eggert Family Dentistry are great to work with. We provide exceptional care to each patient!”