Meet the Team

Our Staff

The entire team at Waseca Family Dentistry cares about keeping your teeth healthy. Thanks to their years of experience, compassionate attitude, and commitment to excellent care, you’ll always feel comfortable in their care when you visit our dental office.

LDA - Office Manager

Marissa grew up in Mankato and graduated from South Central Technical College. Marissa enjoys spending time with her husband and three children. She loves being up North enjoying cabin life, boating, fishing, and lake time.

LDA Patient Coordinator

Nicole grew up in Hartland and graduated from the Dental Assisting Program at South Central College in Mankato in 1996.  She has either lived and/or worked in the Waseca area ever since and joined Waseca Family Dentistry in 2020.  Nicole enjoys helping patients utilize their dental insurance to help them get the dental care they need.  Nicole also enjoys coaching club volleyball for MN Attack and Waseca Fusion.  When not at work or in the gym, she enjoys fishing or just hanging out at home with her husband and their 3 kids. 

Patient Coordinator

Rachel grew up in Freeborn on a small hobby farm.  She first started with Waseca Family Dentistry in 2014, and continues to work at the front desk welcoming patients.  Rachel has one son who lives and works in Mankato and she and her husband enjoy gathering with friends and family while enjoying the outdoors, gardening, and bonfires.

Patient Coordinator

Terra was born and raised in central WI and graduated from Chippewa Valley Technical College.  She later moved to Waseca and got married.  With her husband, she raised a blended family with 3 children, now all grown, and welcomed their first granddaughter last year.  In her spare time, she loves raising her chickens, from scratch cooking, preserving, gardening, and reading.  Summer months bring lots of camping and 4-wheeling with family. 


Misty grew up in New Richland and graduated from South Central Technical College in 1999.  She enjoys getting to know her patients and strives to give the highest level of care.  Misty spends her time traveling, hiking and spending time outdoors with her husband and 2 sons.


Deb is a lifelong resident of Mapleton, MN.  She is a certified and licensed dental assistant.  Deb enjoys travel, reading, crafting and many outdoor activities, gardening being the favorite.  Also spending time with family and friends is especially important.


Sandy grew up in Cleveland, MN and graduated from South Central Technical College.  She has been with the practice since 1996.  Outside of work she enjoys traveling and spending time with her husband and three children.


Lori grew up and still resides in New Richland with her husband Randy.  She graduated from the University of Minnesota Dental Hygiene program in 1984 and has been with this practice since 1988.  The most rewarding part of her long career has been establishing lasting relationships over the years with both the young and the elderly.  Lori enjoys attending as many of her grandkids activities as possible and spending time on St. Olaf Lake with her family and friends.


Angie grew up by Elysian and graduated from Minnesota State University, Mankato in 2000.   She loves taking care of patients, educating them, and sharing dental fun-facts.  Angie lives on a small acreage near Waseca with her husband and son.  Together they enjoy fishing, farming, 4-H, and family time.  In her free time, she likes to cook, sew and read.


I grew up in Waseca and graduated from Minnesota State University Mankato in 2014.  I like working in the community I grew up in and getting to know my patients and helping them achieve their best oral health possible.  When I am not working I enjoy spending time with my boyfriend, taking care of our farm animals and cooking and baking.


Lisa grew up in Southwestern Minnesota.  She attended Minnesota State University, Mankato where she received her Dental Hygiene degree in 1986.  She worked almost 30 years in a Periodontal practice in Mankato.  Lisa joined Waseca Family Dentistry in 2020.  She also is an adjunct instructor of clinical dental hygiene in the dental clinic at Minnesota State, Mankato.  She has always enjoyed the patients and the relationships that she has built over her 38-year career.  Lisa lives in North Mankato with her husband.  Her three children and her grandchildren all living in the area.  She enjoys spending time with her grandkids and family.  Camping, fishing, walking and flower gardening are some of her hobbies.  Lisa also enjoys many of the area wineries as well as making wine.  She is an avid Minnesota Sports fan watching her favorite teams, including the Pittsburgh Steelers.


Rachael grew up on a farm near Morgan, MN.  She attended Mankato State for college and currently lives in North Mankato with her husband.  Rachael enjoys educating and getting to know her patients. 

Our Friendly Dental Team in Waseca, MN Can’t Wait to Meet You!