Meet the Staff

Meet the friendly staff at Cahill Dental

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Practice Manager

Joani - Practice Manager


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.

Joani enjoys spending her free time with family and friends.  She has three wonderful grandchildren and  enjoys golfing, swimming and riding her bike.

Dental Hygienist

Heidi - Lead Dental Hygienist

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 – 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 – 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 – 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!

 Ashley - Dental Hygienist

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.

 Aricka dental hygienist

Aricka – Dental Hygienist

Aricka graduated from the University of Minnesota Twin Cities in 2023 with a Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene. She is looking forward to forming connections with her patients and helping them to love their smile!

Aricka is originally from Saint Peter, Minnesota and now lives in South St. Paul with her husband and her dog, Harris. She enjoys going on walks with Harris and spending time outdoors in the warmer months.

Dental Assistants

Barbie - Clinical Lead

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 – 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 – 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 – 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 – 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 – Dental Assistant

Aylin graduated with an Associate’s degree in Dental Assisting from Century College in 2021. She enjoys working at Cahill Dental because of the wonderful team she gets to work with and the level of care that is given to each patient that visits our office.

When not at the office, Aylin likes to read, travel, go to concerts or do anything outdoors! Most importantly, she likes to spend time with her friends and family.


Front Desk

 Tara - Front Desk Lead

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 – 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.

Audrey - Patient Coordinator

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.

Jesika patient coordinator

Jesika – Patient Coordinator

Jesika started working at Cahill dental in 2023, She truly enjoys working with all the wonderful staff.

She currently lives in Cottage Grove with her husband. Outside of work she enjoys going camping, taking hikes up north, photography and spending time with her family and her husband.