Dentistry for the Entire Family in Fridley MN
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Dental Hygienists at Dentistry for the Entire Family

Dental Hygienists: Your Preventive Ally in Oral Health

Dentistry for the Entire Family’s dental hygienists are your ally in the prevention and treatment of oral diseases such as dental caries (cavities), periodontal (gum) disease, and oral cancer.
 
In office preventive services combined with good oral hygiene between dental visits help to boost your overall health by reducing inflammation in your body which research has shown to reduce your risk for heart attack and stroke.
 
Our dental hygienists are available Monday-Friday and offer a wide variety of appointment times to fit your busy schedule: early, over the lunch hour, and Wednesday evenings.
 
Read our reviews from existing patients. You’ll see that no matter how long its been since your last dental visit, we promise:
 

No Lectures, No Scolding, No Judgments

 
Call (763) 586-9988 to schedule an appointment or click to request an appointment online today.

 

Dentistry for the Entire Family Dental Hygienist KathyKathy

Dental Hygienist
 
Joined Dentistry for the Entire Family in 1988
 
What do I love most about working at Dentistry for the Entire Family? “I love the fact that I’ve been able to work for Dr. Cretzmeyer for 29 years and watch many of my once young patients mature into adults with families of their own”.
 
Kathy has an AS in Dental Hygiene from the University of Minnesota. She holds advanced certifications to administer local anesthesia and is CPR certified.
 
Kathy lives in White Bear Lake with her husband and three nearly grown children. Kathy hails from Wisconsin and is a loyal “cheese head” of the Green Bay Packers. She loves to stay active and watch reality TV shows.

 

 

 

Dentistry for the Entire Family Dental Hygienist SueSue

Dental Hygienist
 
Joined Dentistry for the Entire Family in 1988
 
What do I love most about working at Dentistry for the Entire Family?
 
“More than ever, I enjoy taking the time necessary to help patients understand their available treatment options so they can make informed decisions regarding treatment—all while trying to keep within their budget”.
 
Sue has an AS in Dental Hygiene and an AS degree in Open Studies, both from Minnesota State University, Mankato. Sue also has advanced certifications to administer local anesthesia, nitrous oxide, and is certified in CPR.
 
Sue is an active volunteer. She is our creative behind our in-office activities during National Dental Hygiene Month as well as presents in local school classrooms to teach kids about the importance of taking care of one’s teeth. Sue also volunteers in her local community: Sharing and Caring Hands, Holy Name Church Associations, and is a current board member for Orono baseball. Former affiliations include her school PTA and a Orono Football board member.
 
Sue lives in Medina with her husband of 34 years. Together they have three children. Oldest two girls are married. One lives in LA and the other here in MN. Her son will attend St John’s University in the fall of 2019. In her spare time, Sue enjoys golfing, traveling, and spending time with her family and friends.
 
5 Fun Q & A’s about Sue

Q. What is one important skill that you think everyone should have?
A. Excellent customer service

Q. If you could tour with any band, which band would you choose?
A. Elton John

Q. Would you rather spend a year living in space or in a submarine?
A. Space

Q. What’s one of your most favorite books you’ve read?
A. My Sister’s Keeper by Jodi Picoult

Q. Do you think you could live without your smartphone for 24 hours?
A. Yes!
 

 

Dentistry for the Entire Family Dental Hygienist LisaLisa

Dental Hygienist
 
Joined Dentistry for the Entire Family in 1999
 
What do I love most about working at Dentistry for the Entire Family? “Working with patients”. Patients often compliment and tell me that I’m knowledgeable and efficient with a caring, gentle approach to patient care“.
 
Lisa has an AS degree from Herzing University and Dental Assistant Certificate from Lakeland Dental Academy. In addition to her position at Dentistry for the Entire Family, Lisa is an adjunct dental faculty teacher at Herzing University and is a member of the Herzing University Advisory Board Committee and participates yearly in Give Kids A Smile Day and Special Olympic Special Smiles Dental Screenings.
 
Lisa holds advanced certifications to administer nitrous oxide, local anesthesia, restorative functions, and is certified in CPR.
 
Lisa has two adult children and is a volunteer of MN Hooved Animal Rescue. In her free time, Lisa enjoys riding horses, traveling, and spending time with family and friends.

 

 

 

Dentistry for the Entire Family Dental Hygienist EmilyEmily

Dental Hygienist
 
Joined Dentistry for the Entire Family in 2014
 
What do you love most about being a hygienist? “I enjoy the relationships I have with my patients; most become my friends whether they like it or not:)”.
Emily graduated Magna Cum Laude from Minnesota State University, Mankato where she earned a BS in Dental Hygiene and has advanced certifications to administer local anesthesia, nitrous oxide, restorative functions, and is certified in CPR.
 
Emily participates yearly in Give Kids A Smile Day and Mission of Mercy events. Both organizations provide free dental care to adults and children in need.
 
Emily lives in NE Minneapolis, loves sports, fitness, and margaritas:)
 
5 fun Q & A’s about Emily

Q. If you could have an endless supply of any food, what would you get?
A. Candy (double-verified for accuracy)

Q. There are now 25 hours in a day! How would you spend your extra hour?
A. Sleeping

Q. When you were a child, what did you want to be when you grew up?
A. An electrician

Q. If all the superheros went to battle against each other, who would win?
A. Wonder Woman, of course:)

Q. If you could learn any skill, what would it be?
A. Handstand pushups

 

 

 

Tara, dental hygienist at Dentistry for the Entire Family in Fridley, MN.Tara

Dental Hygienist
 
Joined Dentistry for the Entire Family in 2018
 
What do you love most about being a dental hygienist?
“I enjoy the relationships I have with my patients; helping people to better understand the direct correlation between oral and general health”.
 
Tara graduated from Argosy University with an Associate of Science degree in Dental Hygiene and has advanced certifications to administer local anesthetic, nitrous oxide, and is certified in CPR.
 
Tara participates annually in Give Kids A Smile Day and Mission of Mercy events, and volunteers for the Union Gospel Mission. Give Kids A Smile and Mission of Mercy are organizations that provide free dental care to adults and children in need.
 
Outside of work, Tara and her family enjoy the great outdoors: camping, fishing, hunting, and shed hunting with her dog and hubby.
 
5 Fun Q & A’s about Tara

Q. When you were a child, what did you want to be when you grew up?
A. A dental hygienist:) I’ve always been obsessed with my teeth. I want everybody to LOVE to SMILE with CONFIDENCE.

Q. If you could have any super power, what would it be?
A. Precognition, foreknowledge of an event.

Q. If you had to delete all but 3 apps off your smartphone, which ones would you keep?
A. Google Maps, Password Keeper, and Pinterest. And Amazon too if I could.

Q. A movie? A concert? A ball game? What’s your favorite spectator activity?
A. Football. Go Vikes!!!

Q. What are three word that people often use to describe you?
A. Outgoing, funny, and a BIG heart.
 

 

 

Brittany-Dental-Hygienist-HeadshotBrittany

Dental Hygienist
 
Joined Dentistry for the Entire Family in 2018
 
What do you love most about being a dental hygienist?“I enjoy the relationships I’ve established with my patients and love helping them to feel great about their smile”!
 
Brittany has a BS degree in Dental Hygiene (Minnesota State University, Mankato), AS degree in Dental Hygiene (Herzing University), and an AAS degree in Dental Assistant from Hennepin Technical College.
 
Additionally, Brittany has advanced certifications to administer local anesthesia, nitrous oxide, restorative functions, and is certified in CPR.
 
Brittany has previously traveled to Guatemala to provide dental services for people in need. Outside of work, Brittany enjoys spending time with her family, scrapbooking, and photography.
 
5 Fun Q & A’s about Brittany

Q. If you could have an endless supply of any food, what would you get?
A. Ice Cream

Q. What is one important skill that you think everyone should have?
A. To listen

Q. What is one of your most favorite books you’ve read?
A. The Help by Kathryn Stockett

Q. Would you rather go hang gliding or relax on the beach watching the hang gliders?
A. Hang Glide

Q. You just won a cruise to anywhere in the world! Where will you go?
A. Alaska
 

 

Contact

Dentistry For the Entire Family

1099 East Moore Lake Drive

Fridley, MN 55432

Phone (763) 586-9988

Fax (763) 586-9977

Email Us

Hours of Operation

Monday 7:30am - 5:00pm

Tuesday 7:30am - 5:00pm

Wednesday 7:30am - 6:00pm

Thursday 7:30am - 5:00pm

Friday 7:30am - 4:00pm

Saturday Closed

Sunday Closed