THE DIFFERENCE IS THE TEAM

At Apelgren Dental we are passionate about our team and care deeply about who we work with each and every day. Devotion, compassion, and friendliness is who we are. Our team looks forward to getting to know you! All that leads to an exceptional dental experience for families throughout the area!


Carrie

Registered Dental Hygienist

Carrie studied biomedical sciences at St. Cloud State University. She then received her applied science degree in dental hygiene at Herzing University in 2006. Making patients feel at ease, connecting oral health to total body health, and seeing patients and their families through all their big and little milestones over the years make dental hygiene truly enjoyable for her. Carrie enjoys seeing patients of all ages and especially pediatric patients. When not at the office, she is busy with her husband and their three young children. She enjoys entertaining friends and family at her home, reading, and teaching Sunday school at her church.


Michelle

Registered Dental Hygienist

Michelle grew up in southern Minnesota and is a graduate of Mankato State University. Her passion for her work is exemplified in 30 plus years of building trusting relationships, providing gentle patient care and promoting health through proper oral hygiene. Outside of the office, Michelle enjoys spending time with her family and friends. She also enjoys the outdoors, especially during the beautiful Minnesota summers! She also loves watching sports, especially the Vikings, Twins, and Wild.


Bernadette

Registered Dental Hygienist

Bernie grew up in southern Minnesota-Wabasha and has lived in Farmington for 13 years. She has been in the dental field for 16 years and a hygienist for 14 years. She loves spending time with her husband, Scott, and her 3 children. During her free time, she enjoys doing activities with her children and spending time outside as much as possible.


Mindy

Registered Dental Hygienist

Mindy has been a dental hygienist for over twenty years, graduating from Normandale’s Dental Hygiene program in Bloomington, MN in 2001. In that time, she has worked to foster meaningful connections with patients, while striving to provide exceptional care. Mindy lives in Rosemount, MN with her family. She is happiest spending time watching her children perform in local theater productions. Mindy also enjoys writing, her memoir “Embracing Charlie” was recognized with a finalist title in the Christian Inspirational category of the 2014 USA Best Book Awards.


Bridget

Registered Dental Hygienist

Bridget grew up in Milaca MN and received her Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene from the University of Minnesota Twin Cities in 2021. She strives to provide comprehensive care with a gentle touch and enjoys getting to know each of her patients. Bridget spends most of her free time being active outdoors. She also loves spending time with family, traveling, going to the gym, and reading. (Photo Coming Soon!)


Nicole

Front Desk Administrator

Nicole grew up in the Southwest Metro and still resides there today. She attended MN State University Mankato and has been in the dental field since 2006. Outside of the office she enjoys spending time with her husband, three kids and their two dogs. They are lovers of ALL sports, spending time at the camper with family, going to concerts with friends and being outside as much as possible when it is not a frozen tundra!


Kait

Front Desk Administrator

Kait grew up in River Falls WI and currently lives in Saint Paul with her husband and their dog, Layla. She has been a medical administrator since 2015 with focus in the dental field since 2019. In her free time she enjoys hiking, camping, kayaking, reading, and seeing live music.


Sol

Front Desk Administrator

Sol has been a patient coordinator for over 6 years. She is the first face you will see and voice you will hear when arriving at Apelgren Dental! Building lasting relationships with patients is her top priority. She enjoys spending time with her daughter, son, husband, and 2 dogs! In her free time, she loves attending her kids soccer games and teaching Sunday school classes at her local church. Sol loves grilling out and enjoy quality family time!


Cheyanne

Dental Assistant

Cheyanne has been a Dental assistant for over twenty years. Her experience, expertise, and dedication make her a wonderful fit at Apelgren Dental. Outside of the office, she enjoys hiking and gardening, although, she has difficulty keeping her house plants alive! She has two sons ages 18 and 8. She enjoys watching them play baseball and is their number one fan. Welcome, Cheyanne!


Michelle

Dental Assistant

As a dental assistant of 8 years Michelle takes pride in patient care and making sure her patients are comfortable and relaxed as possible. She believes there is nothing more satisfying than helping patients complete the steps to making their dream smile become a reality. Michelle enjoys movies, spending time with her family, and going up north to her cabin.