Our Business Team
When you call to make an appointment, chances are you will be talking with Jeanne. Jeanne is our primary Scheduling Coordinator and works with all aspects of the hygiene schedules, doctors' schedules and works on patient retention. Jeanne brings years of experience from not just the dental field, but from the medical field too. She is married, has three grown daughters and four grandchildren. Jeanne enjoys traveling, camping and party planning.
Jeanne D, CDA, LDA
Business Team Lead, Business Administrator / Clinical Assistant
Jeanne D. is the treatment coordinator here at Soft Dental. Her versatility is an invaluable asset and allows her to split her time between the business office and the clinical area as a clinical assistant. In her free time she enjoys playing softball, volleyball, bowling and spending quality time with her husband and twin boys. She is an avid New York Yankees fan!
Rachael, CDA, LDA
Clinical Assistant / Business Administrator
Rachael is a Certified and Licensed Dental Assistant and works as an insurance/business administrator with our business team. Rachael is able to split her time as needed between the front office (scheduling appointments and assisting with treatment consultations) and the back office (verifying insurance benefits and working with insurance claims). She is proud to have served in the U.S. navy as a Naval Hospital Corpsman. She is happily married with two grown children. In her free time she loves spending time with her family.
Business Administrator/ Marketing Assistant
Laurie is our most recent addition to the business team. She comes to Soft Dental with several years experience in Dental Administration. In addition to assisting our Scheduling and Treatment Coordinators, she is our Marketing Coordinator. Laurie loves finding new parks, beaches and live music to check out and spending time with family, especially her teenage son!
Lien is our Office Administrator and does a large load of the "behind the scenes" work in this office, including accounts payable and recordkeeping. She also maintains her CPR certification to help with in-office safety. As a mother of two small children, she is constantly busy, but enjoys cooking and planting flowers in her free time. Lien is proud to also be Dr. Nguyen's wife.
Krissy, RDH, LDA, BS
Hygiene Team Lead
Krissy uniquely is both a Registered Dental Hygienist and a Licensed Dental Assistant. She has received additional training through ALD to become diode laser certified. She has experience in both general and orthodontic practices, bringing a vast knowledge to her patients. In her time away from the office, she stays busy with her four children and loves attending their activities. Krissy also enjoys camping, gardening and traveling with her husband and children.
Courtney, RDH, BS, RF
Courtney has been working at Soft Dental since the spring of 2010 after receiving her Bachelors of Science in Dental Hygiene from the U of M (GO Gophers!). Courtney's main goal is to have patients feel comfortable and at ease during professional cleanings. She has received additional training through ALD to become diode laser certified. Outside of the dental office, she enjoys working out, and hiking, camping, traveling, gardening with her husband, Dan and son Hudson.
Liscensed Dental Assistant
Hi I’m Nancy DesJardins Im from Cambridge MN I’m both a Registered Dental Hygienist and a Licensed Dental Assistant. I have over 14 years of experience. I enjoy building lasting relationships with my patients and working together to achieve a healthy smile!I have received additional training through ALD to become diode laser certified. Outside of the dental office, I enjoy fishing , hunting, and spending time with Dan, bobcat ,family and friends
Liscensed Dental Assistant
My name is Kathy. I am a licensed Dental Assistant with 25 years of experience. I am very proud to be working alongside Dr. Nguyen and his staff, whom provide the highest quality and excellence in dental care. I enjoy getting to know my patients and making them as comfortable as possible. I look forward to meeting you and creating a long lasting beautiful smile.
Outside the office I enjoy reading, deer hunting and being up in northern Minnesota. I love spending time with my family and training my pup Ivar.
Kayla is originally from Pine City and graduated from Lake Superior College in Duluth, MN with an Associates Degree in Dental Hygiene. She enjoys creating relationships with every patient she sees and also likes to expand her knowledge on subjects in the dentistry field. She currently resides in Pine City with her husband. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her family and friends, being outdoors, gardening, traveling, cooking, and biking.
Our Clinical Team
Jess, LDA, AAS
Assistant Team Lead
Being an experienced dental assistant, Jess will make your dental appointment go smoothly! Jess is always advancing her knowledge while leading the assistant team. Jess is married with two children and in her free time she enjoys boating, fishing, camping, biking, going to concerts and spending time with her friends and family.
Tricia has been a licensed dental assistant for over 9 years. As a dedicated dental assistant, Tricia has volunteered her time in Jamaica as part of a dental mission and looks forward to the day when she can once again help people in need. Tricia enjoys working alongside the doctors while getting to know our patients and providing them with an excellent dental experience. You will always find Tricia in good spirits and ready to make your appointment a fun part of your day. In her free time, there is no place she would rather be than spending time with her daughter Mara.
Julie, LDA, AAS
With years of experience in working in general dentistry offices, Julie is a Certified and Licensed Dental Assistant. She has spent most of her years as an assistant working in the Rush City community and has seen much advancement in dentistry and in this particular dental practice. She loves working in such a beautiful, high-tech office. In her free time, Julie enjoys reading, camping, biking and spending time with family and friends.
Jennie is a licensed and certified Dental Assistant who graduated from Century College in 2018. She lives in Pine City and has been in the dental field for almost a year now. Learning new things and building a relationship with patients has been one of the most rewarding things about working at Soft Dental.
In her free time she loves just spending time with her daughter, husband and three dogs fishing and doing things outdoors.