Meet the Staff
Meet the friendly staff at Cahill Dental
Amy – Dental Hygienist
Amy graduated from Minnesota State University Mankato in 2014 with a Bachelor’s of Science in Dental Hygiene. Along with her degree, she is also certified in Restorative Functions, Local Anesthesia, Nitrous Oxide and CPR. She started at Cahill Dental Care right after graduation and loves working here. Amy grew up in Oakdale MN; she still enjoys getting together with her parents and sister regularly to catch up. She married her high school sweetheart Nick, and currently lives in Rosemount, MN. Her free time is spent with family and friends.
Heidi – Dental Hygienist
Heidi graduated from Lake Superior College in 2008 with her degree in dental Hygiene. She has been with Cahill Dental for 9 years and is our managing hygienist. Heidi loves getting to know and interacting with her patients while providing the best treatment possible. In her spare time Heidi enjoys spending time with husband Patrick and their 4 year old son. She also has an eight year old Boston Terrier named Bella. Heidi enjoys spending time at lake in the summer, reading and working on house projects.
Julie – Dental Hygienist
Julie is a graduate from the University of Minnesota Duluth. I started working at Cahill Dental as a dental hygienist in 1991. I am a current resident in Lakeville. I have two boys ages fifteen and twelve years. My boys enjoy playing sports, hockey being their passion. Needless to say, I spend many hours at the hockey rink.
Sara – Dental Hygienist
Sara graduated from Century College in 2017 with her degree in dental hygiene. Before becoming a dental hygienist, she was a licensed dental assistant in Minnesota for 5 years. Sara prides herself for giving her patients the best possible care while also getting to know them personally.
Originally from Hudson, WI she now resides in Oakdale with her husband, soon to be 3 children (ages 12, 3, baby in August), 2 cats, and dog. She loves spending time with family. During the summer she enjoys relaxing outdoors at the family lake cabin. Come winter she prefers to stay indoors and watch her favorite sport, hockey!
Ashley – Dental Hygienist
Ashley got her dental hygiene education at Milwaukee Area Technical College in 2010. She completed her bachelors degree in 2017. She currently resides in South St. Paul and joined Cahill Dental in 2018. One of my favorite aspects of dental hygiene is introducing my patients to the many dental care products available on the market. I enjoy staying up-to-date on dental technology and research. When I’m not working I love to read and attend theater. Some of my favorite authors are JK Rowling and Jane Austen. I can also be found chasing after my two girls who are 6 and 2 years old.
Manon – Dental Hygienist
Manon graduated from Indian River State College in 2018 with her degree in Dental Hygiene. She is originally from Port Saint Lucie Florida where she was previously a dental assistant for 3 years and finished dental hygiene school. She has always aspired to be in the dental field. Manon is compassionate about giving her patients a healthy and happy smile. She currently lives in Bloomington Minnesota. In her spare time she loves being active and going to group workouts with friends. When the weather is nice she enjoys hiking and doing outdoor activities.
Barbie – Clinical Lead
Barbie graduated from DCTC in 2005 with my degree in Dental Assisting. I have been apart of the Cahill Dental team for 6 1/2 years. It is great working at a clinic that is up to date with the latest technology to help patients enjoy their dental experience.
My husband, and I along with our two daughters live in Cottage Grove. Our daughters are very active in sports so we spend most of our time at the soccer and softball field. When we are not at a sporting event we love spending time with our family.
Amanda – Dental Assistant
Amanda graduated from Central Lakes College in 2009 with her Dental Assisting Diploma. She joined the Cahill Dental team in 2012 as a Dental Assistant and now enjoys working as the Insurance and Patient Accounts Supervisor. In her spare time she enjoys photography, musical theater, and traveling with her husband.
Missy – Dental Assistant
Missy I was welcomed to Cahill Dental 10 years ago. I attended Dental Assisting school at Century College. I enjoy working with all patients and seeing the joy we bring to them.
I have been married to my husband Tim for 8 years. Together we have 3 beautiful children who mean the world to me. I enjoy outdoor activities and spending time with my family and friends.
Jodi – Dental Assistant
Jodi graduated from DCTC from the dental assisting program in 2004. She is also certified in Nitrous and CPR. She has been at Cahill for 13 years and enjoys being a dental assistant here. Jodi grew up in Kenyon, MN and currently lives in Rosemount, MN with her family. In her spare time Jodi enjoys camping and spending time with her family and friends.
Cassie – Dental Assistant
Cassie graduated from Dakota County Technical College in 2010 with her associates in Dental Assisting. Cassie has been with Cahill Dental for 3 1/2 years and she absolutely loves it here. I enjoy working with all my coworkers and getting to know all of our wonderful patients.
I spend my free time with my Husband and daughter Hadley at our lake home in Walker, MN. We love to go fishing, boating, four-wheeling and anything that involves the outdoors.
Zuma – Dental Assistant
I graduated from Century College with an Associates degree in Dental Assisting. Working at Cahill Dental is such a great experience and I enjoy coming to work everyday.
I recently bought a house in Newport with my daughter. We have two large dogs, Mouse (Mastiff) and Maverick (Great Dane). We enjoy being out doors and spending time with family
Kelly – Dental Assistant
Kelly graduated from Century College in 2014 with an associates degree in Dental Assisting. I am currently taking my generals to further my education. I have been working at Cahill for 2 1/2 years and loves it. I Currently live in Lakeland and enjoy the quiet away from the cities. In my free time I like to go to my family cabin and hang out with friends.
Tara – Front Desk Lead
I have lived in Rosemount for 5 years. I’m from IL. We have lived in IL, SD, IN, CO, NV and now MN. We plan/hope to stay here. Married 25 years. 2 girls, ages 17 (moving to FL) and 20 (moving to ND). 3 dogs, 1 cat. I enjoy relaxing with my family, walking trails, reading books. Will be an empty-nester in 8 months. 🙁
Carlene has been at Cahill Dental for over 10 years. She loves helping the patients. She lives in Inver Grove Heights with Her husband and Great Dane “Chan” short for Chandler.
She loves going out into the community and promoting Cahill Dental Care.
In her spare time she spends time with family and friends traveling, going car shows with her husband, spending time her grand kids and great grand daughter and fishing.
Alysha is attending the Dental Assisting Program at Century. She is always ready to help and will be a great Dental Assistant when she graduates.