Alex / Licensed Dental Assistant - Alex is a graduate of the Northwest Technical College Dental Assisting Program. She loves riding horses and being outdoors, and also enjoys time with her family. Alex and her husband are the proud parents of two little boys.
Aricka / Dental Hygienist - Aricka earned her AAS degree from Lake Superior college Duluth in 2009. She enjoys baking, traveling and shopping. She has a son and daughter that keep her busy. She enjoys educating patients on their oral and overall health.
Cara / Registered Dental Hygienist - Cara grew up in Kelliher, MN and went to college at Minnesota State Community and Technical College in Moorhead. Cara graduated with Dental Assisting in 2013, then continued her education to graduate with Dental Hygiene in 2015. Cara enjoys hunting, fishing, and doing outdoor activities with her fiancé and dog, Drake!
Daidrie / Registered Dental Hygienist - Daidrie graduated from Lake Superior College with an AAS degree in Dental Hygiene. She enjoys spending time with friends and family.
Emily / Licensed Dental Assistant - Emily graduated from Northwest Technical College's Dental Assisting Program in 2011. She comes from a big family, and loves spending time with them. She also enjoys reading and watching movies in her free time.
Erica / Licensed Dental Assistant - Erica was born and raised in Bemidji, and graduated from the Dental Assisting program at Northwest Technical College. She's an animal lover and enjoys trail riding, 4-wheeling, and hanging out with friends.
Jeanne Edevold Larson / Executive Director - Jeanne has been with the Northern Dental Access Center since its inception and throughout the planning and design phases. She has 24 years of experience in nonprofit management and has worked extensively to develop many community collaborations. Jeanne holds a Masters Degree in Organizational Development and works to develop the long term sustainability and growth of the agency. Jeanne reports to the Board of Directors, who provide governance and policy leadership.
Jess / Licensed Dental Assistant - Jess graduated from the Dental Assisting program at Northwest Technical College in 2012 and has lived in Bemidji most of her life. She enjoys gardening, cooking, being outdoors, knitting and doing crafts.
Kirsten / Licensed Dental Assistant - Kirsten graduated from Northwest Technical College Dental Assisting program in the Spring of 2014. She likes to spend her free time hunting and fishing. She also has a son Brody and daughter Payton who keeps her and her husband quite busy!
Megan / Licensed Dental Assistant -
Megan graduated from Herzing University from the Dental Assisting Program in 2014. She enjoys spending time with her family, her new puppy Odin, fishing, exercising and watching hockey. Megan is excited to be getting married in September, 2016!
Angie / Patient Coordinator/Scheduler - Angie graduated from Bemidji High School and received her Medical Secretary degree from Northwest Tech. She enjoys reading, swimming and spending time with her little girl.
Breanna / Licensed Dental Assistant - Breanna grew up in Grand Rapids and graduated from Northwest Technical College where she received her AAS in Dental Assisting. She enjoys many outdoor activities including ice fishing, hunting and playing hockey. Breanna is passionate about music and loves traveling around the world.
Caleb / Financial Coordinator - Caleb graduated from Trek North High School, and is currently a student at Bemidji State University studying accounting and business administration - finance. Caleb works as both our financial coordinator and human resources contact. Caleb enjoys being active outdoors, reading science fiction novels, and spending time with friends.
Cassi / Licensed Dental Assistant - Cassi graduated from Northwest Technical College's Dental Assisting Program in 2009. Cassi and her husband, Scott, are expecting their first child (a boy!) in November! In her spare time, Cassi enjoys being on the lake, camping, fourwheeling and hanging out with friends and family, as well as the family pets and her energetic Springer Spaniel, Gunner!
Danielle / Patient Coordinator / Scheduler - Danielle is from Tucson Arizona and moved to Minnesota two years ago. She enjoys spending time at the lake, fishing, reading novels and comic books.
Erica / Director of Operations - Erica grew up in northern Minnesota, attending high school in Bigfork and earning a degree in biology from Bemidji State University (GO BEAVERS!). She joined our staff in April 2009 and is currently our Dental Practice Director. Erica lives in Tenstrike with her husband, Troy and son, Tanner. Erica loves reading, working, spending time on the lake and watching her son play football (GO DRAKES!) and wrestle (GO BEARS!).
Hailey / Registered Dental Hygienist - Hailey was born and raised in Bemidji. She graduated from Moorhead Technical College's Dental Hygiene School in 2013. Hailey is also a newly wed! She enjoys sports, being outdoors and spending time with friends and family.
Jenn / Dental Practice Manager - Jenn graduated from the Northwest Technical College Dental Assisting program in 2006. She worked at a private office until she joined our team in 2010. She enjoys spending her free time at the lake.
LaBria / Licensed Dental Assistant - LaBria grew up at the Northwest Angle, graduated from Warroad high school and went to Dental Assisting school in Bemidji. She has two beautiful children, a boy and a girl-- best of both worlds. She enjoys working at Northern Dental Access Center and looks forward to seeing you!
Tanner / Clinical Assistant - Tanner is a 2015 graduate of Blackduck High School where he is a three time state entrant in wrestling, placing 4th his senior year in the Minnesota State Wrestling tournament. Tanner is currently working as a Clinical Assistant over the summer. He will be attending North Dakota State University to pursue a degree in Biological Sciences with the goal of attending dental school at the University of Minnesota in the future. In his spare time, he enjoys fishing, hunting and being with friends.