Meet The Team

 
Kathy, Practice Manager

Kathy joined the Integrity Dental Care team in 2018 with over 15 years in medical office management after obtaining her Bachelor’s degree from George Mason University in Psychiatry with Honors and a Minor in Business Management. Originally from southwest Minnesota, she recently moved (back home) to the Midwest after spending time in Boston and Northern Virginia. In Boston, she enjoyed managing the Tufts University School of Dental Medicine Orthodontic and Endodontic specialty clinics and enjoys continual learning and operational improvements. When not at work, Kathy enjoys spending time with her husband and 3 kids, her extended family, playing cards, doing puzzles, reading and anything outdoors.

 

Denise, Dental Hygienist

Denise graduated from Minnesota State University with a degree in Dental Hygiene and Community Health and has been with the Integrity Dental care team since 2004! She really enjoys getting to know patients and their families. Denise resides in Woodbury with her husband, daughter, and son. In her spare time, she enjoys watching her children’s sports, traveling, reading, boating, and spending time at their cabin in Northern Minnesota.

 
Kristin, Dental Hygienist

Kristin graduated from Normandale Community College with a degree in Dental Hygiene in 2012. She loves helping her patients maximize their oral hygiene and overall health.  She enjoys connecting with each of her patients on a personal level to make them feel comfortable and to leave with a great experience. Kristin is married and has one son and three cats. She values health and wellness; clean eating/cooking, and teaches yoga and group fitness. In her free time, she enjoys reading (especially audio-books), family barbecues, and camping.

 

 

Lacey, Dental Hygienist

Lacey graduated from Herzing University with a degree in Dental Hygiene. Her passion is in understanding each patient’s individual needs and educating them about their oral health. She lives in Cottage Grove with her husband and children. In her spare time, Lacey loves to garden, read, and watch her kids’ sporting events.

 
Larissa, Dental Hygienist

Larissa graduated with a bachelor’s degree in dental hygiene from the University of Minnesota in 2006. Her favorite part about being a hygienist is finding unique, customized ways to help patients keep their smiles healthy, or guiding them back to good habits if it has been a few years since their last visit. She lives in Cottage Grove with her husband and children. You may see her around town at soccer games, the dog park, and likely the grocery store, since she loves to cook and is always trying new recipes!

 
Jen, Licensed Dental Assistant

Jen has over twenty year’s experience in the dental field and joined the Integrity Dental Care team in 2014.  She is a long-term resident of Cottage Grove, where she lives with her husband and two children.  Jen loves to spend her time outside of the office fulfilling her role as a “Dance Mom,” or kicking back poolside in the summer months.

 
Misty, Licensed Dental Assistant

Misty’s interest in a career in dentistry began in junior high school and she now has over 20 years of experience in the field!  She really enjoys talking with our patients, whether its answering questions about the day’s procedure or swapping favorite recipes.  She and her husband love cheering on their two boys in sports and spending time at the family cabin.  Misty also loves to run and participates in many local races!

 
Kim, Licensed Dental Assistant

Kim graduated from the dental assisting program at Century College with high honors. She chose dentistry as a career because she enjoys getting know patients, helping them feel comfortable, and making a difference in their smiles.  She resides in Cottage Grove with her husband and two children and spends her free time enjoying her family, their dog, and traveling. 

 
Katey, Patient Coordinator

Katey graduated from Western Illinois University with a Bachelors in Social Work, working as a mental health youth counselor.   Her passion for helping others soon led her to a career in dentistry, where she has worked in all aspects of the dental field.  Katey lives in Cottage Grove with her husband, daughter and Corgi.  In her free time, she enjoys doing CrossFit, rockhounding for agates and riding her electric bike, who she named “Lloyd.”  If you happen to see her and “Lloyd” riding around town, be sure to give her a honk and a wave!

 
Britny, Patient Coordinator


Britny graduated from Virginia Commonwealth University, and then worked in the orthodontic field in both clinical and administrative roles. Originally from Virginia, Britny moved to Minnesota in 2019 to be closer to family and joined the Integrity Dental Care team in 2021. Outside of the office, Britny enjoys hiking and being outdoors, traveling, and trying all the food! She lives with her husband in Cottage Grove.