Meet the Staff
Meet the friendly staff at Cahill Dental
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Joani – Practice Manager
Joani has worked in the dental field for almost 40 years. She started as a dental assistant before going into management. Joani has been the Practice Manager at Cahill Dental since 2007. Joani enjoys helping patients through complex treatment plans in order to make the patient experience as pleasant as possible.
Heidi – Lead Dental Hygienist
Heidi Graduated from Lake Superior College in 2008 with her degree in dental hygiene. She has been with Cahill Dental for 14 years and is our managing hygienist. She 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 9 year old son. She also has a 3 year old Boston Terrier named Gemma. Heidi enjoys spending time at the lake in the summer, reading and taking family vacations to Florida.
Julie – Dental Hygienist
Julie graduated from the University of Minnesota Duluth. She has been working at Cahill Dental since 1991. Over the past thirty years she has come to know many of her patients on a more personal level. Julie takes pride guiding her patients on good oral hygiene. She finds it rewarding seeing improvement in their oral health.
Julie resides in Lakeville. When she is not working she enjoys spending time with family and friends. Many of those hours are spent at the hockey rink watching her two boys.
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. She has two sons that keep her busy! Her free time is spent with family and friends.
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 Woodbury with her husband and three children. 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!
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. Manon loves to educate patients about their oral health and how they can maintain a healthy smile.
Manon moved to Minnesota right after graduating Dental Hygiene school to be with her now husband. They got married in September 2021 and are expecting their first child in July 2022. They currently live in Woodbury, Minnesota. In her spare time, she enjoys being active and going to group workouts with her husband and friends. When the weather is nice, she enjoys hiking and doing outdoor activities. In her down time she loves to cuddle with her 6 year old, black lab/rottweiler mix, named Cuddy.
Ashley – Dental Hygienist
Ashley has been at Cahill Dental just over three years. She truly loves coming to work and is always excited to talk with patients about their oral care and the many dental products available.
Outside of work she enjoys family life with her husband and two girls who are both in school at South St. Paul. She is an avid reader and makes an effort to stay involved in the community.
Barbie – Clinical Lead
Barbie graduated from DCTC in 2005 with her degree in Dental Assisting. She has been a part of the Cahill Dental team for 11 years. She enjoys working at a clinic that is up to date with the latest technology to help patients enjoy their dental experience.
Her husband, along with their two daughters, and two dogs live in Cottage Grove. Her daughters are very active in sports so most of their time is spent on the basketball court or softball field. On the off chance they do not have a sporting event to attend for their daughters, they enjoy spending time with family and friends.
Missy – Dental Assistant
Missy was welcomed to the Cahill Dental team 15 years ago. She attended Dental Assisting school at Century College. She enjoys working with all patients and seeing the joy that we bring to them.
She has been married to her husband Tim for 13 years. Together they have 3 beautiful children who mean the world to her. She enjoys outdoor activities and spending time with my family and friends.
Jodi – Dental Assistant
Jodi graduated from DCTC in 2004 with her degree in dental assisting. She is also certified in Nitrous and CPR. She has been at Cahill for 18 years and enjoys being a dental assistant.
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.
Zuma – Dental Assistant
Zuma graduated from Century College with an Associate’s degree in Dental Assisting in 2016. She has been with Cahill Dental ever since and enjoys coming to work every day.
Zuma recently got married and is living in Newport with their daughter. Zuma has two large dogs, Moose (Mastiff) and Maverick (Great Dane). She enjoys being outdoors, boating, ice fishing and spending time with family.
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 8 years and she absolutely loves it here. She enjoys working with all of her coworkers and getting to know all of our wonderful patients.
Cassie spends her free time with her Husband and daughters, Hadley and Taylor at their lake home in Walker, MN. They love to go fishing, boating, four-wheeling and anything that involves the outdoors.
Aylin – Dental Assistant
Aylin graduated from Century College in 2020 with her associates degree in Dental Assisting. She enjoys working at Cahill Dental because of the wonderful team and the level of care that is given to each of our patients.
When not at the office, Aylin likes to read, travel, go to concerts or anything outdoors! Most importantly, she likes to spend time with her family, boyfriend and friends.
Amanda – Patient Account Supervisor
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 family.
Tara – Front Desk Lead
Tara joined the Cahill Dental team in 2018. She has lived in Rosemount since 2014, but is originally from IL, having also lived in SD, IN, CO, and NV. She has been happily married for over 25 years, has two adult daughters, and was blessed with a beautiful granddaughter in 2020. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her family, traveling with her husband, and relaxing at home.
Tara loves working with all of her co-workers and talented doctors. It is truly a wonderful place to be!
Danielle – Patient Coordinator
Danielle started working at Cahill Dental in 2019 and is grateful to be a part of the wonderful team here. She loves working in the dental community as she is always learning something new.
She currently lives in Eagan with her boyfriend and cat, Rocky. Outside of work she has a passion for fitness and living a healthy lifestyle.
Kelsey – Patient Coordinator
Kelsey has worked at Cahill Dental since 2020. She loves working in the dental field with such an amazing team who wants nothing but the best for their patients.
Kelsey lives in Eagan with her Husband and three beautiful kids ages 11, 7 and 2. She enjoys spending time with family and friends, hiking, traveling and cheering on the Twins and Vikings!
Audrey – Patient Coordinator
After 13 years as a pastry chef, Audrey decided to make a career change and started here at Cahill Dental in 2021.
Audrey lives in Rosemount with her loving husband and 11- and 8-year-old sons. She enjoys spending her free time with her family and playing around in the kitchen.