Our Staff


Robin – Dental Administrator

Robin has been in the dental field for 10 years.  Previous to her dental career she went to school in Madison Wisconsin.

She entered the dental field because she wanted to make a difference in peoples smiles.   Her duties at Minneapolis Dental are to manage the day to day office duties including scheduling and interacting with insurance companies and working with patients with their appointments and payments.

Robin’s favorite part of working at Minneapolis Dental is working with all the patients and making a difference in their dental care.

In her free time, Robin loves to shop! She also likes to spend time with her daughter, son, husband and their dog Charlie.



Lauren – Dental Assistant

I attended Hennepin Technical College where I received my Associates Degree in Dental Assisting in 2012. I enjoy assisting for multiple procedures, my favorite would be cosmetic restorative, being able to see a patients smile change and their reaction afterwards is an amazing feeling. Outside of work I enjoy practicing yoga, kayaking with my husband and trying new restaurants.



Tara – Dental Hygienist

I grew up in Hastings, MN. I received my bachelors degree in dental hygiene at Mankato State University. I have been licensed for over 20 years and still enjoy building relationships and helping people achieve a healthy smile. I enjoy boating, running, weights, travel and spending as much time as I can with my two daughters.



Tiegan – Dental Hygienist

Tiegan is a dental hygienist from Burnsville, MN. She graduated Summa cum Laude from Minnesota State University, Mankato with a Bachelor’s of Science Degree in Dental Hygiene in 2014. She also carries a Certification in Restorative Functions and is always working to further her education in all aspects of dental care. She strives to get to know her patients on an individual level, and to provide the highest standard of care possible.

Tiegan and her husband enjoy the outdoors all year round; participating in sporting clay’s in the spring and summer, hunting upland birds with their dogs in the fall, and downhill ski racing in the winter. She also enjoys camping, hiking, reading and spending time with her family.


Ashley- Dental Hygienist

Ashley is a Registered Dental hygienist and has been working in the dental field for 8 years providing both therapeutic and preventative services to patients. She has been personally trained by Dr.Hodd in all aspects of the dental office and has acquired a variety of skills that are implemented daily to ensure our patients receive the highest quality of care.  Oral and total body health is very important to her and she takes great pride in being a healthcare professional.  In her free time Ashley enjoys working as a hairstylist and spending family time with her new baby, husband and dog Cooper.