Meet The Team

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!”

Watch Dr. Elizabeth’s Video

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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”


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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.”

Watch Joanna’s Video – Joanna discusses at what age should children start seeing the dentist?

New Video – Joanna describes why dental x-rays are important!

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.”

Watch Shelly’s Video – Shelly answers the question “Should I use a mouthwash?”

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.”

What Lea’s Video – Lea describes dental sealants!

Cassie – Licensed Dental Hygienist

Cassie has been a hygienist for over 12 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.”

New Video – Cassie talks about Sonicare vs Oral B toothbrushes

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.”

Watch Heather’s Video – Heather describes how we work to value your time!

New Video – Heather welcomes you to our practice!

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!”

Watch Tracy’s Video – Tracy talks about the comfort measures at Eggert Family Dentistry.

New Video – Tracy discusses what it means if you’re having dental pain

Carolina – Licensed Dental Assistant

Carolina joined our tremendous dental assisting team in October. She is a new dental assistant graduate from Century College and is excited because soon she should be fully licensed!

Carolina now lives in Brooklyn Park and went to Park Center High School, but grew up in a little country in Europe called Moldova. She moved to the United States when she was 5 years old. She loves to travel, swim, shop at the mall, and spend time with her family.

“I went into the dental field because I always found teeth fascinating! I am excited to be working at Eggert Family Dentistry because I wanted to work in a family friendly environment and Eggert Family Dentistry is just that!”

Alex – Office Manager

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. In her spare time, Alex enjoys reading and spending time outdoors. She and her daughter especially like hiking and swimming. She also frequently travels to northern Minnesota to spend time with her grandparents and help them with their local senior center.

“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.”

Watch Alex’s Video – Alex talks about information for new patients.

Carly – Administrative Team

Carly joined our outstanding administrative team in August. You have likely heard her friendly voice on the phone. Carly resides in St. Paul, where she grew up with her family, including her sister Alex, who is the Office Manager of our practice! She graduated from the University of Wisconsin – La Crosse with a degree in Sport Management in 2019.

Carly is excited to gain new experiences and skills through her position with Eggert Family Dentistry. In her free time, Carly enjoys spending time with her family and friends, staying active and watching the Bachelor.

“I feel so grateful to be part of the Eggert Family Dentistry team, I immediately felt like part of the family. Not only have I developed great relationships with my coworkers, but I feel so lucky to be able to contribute to our patients’ overall health!”