Our Practice

Meet Dr. Mitchell Loeb, Our New Dentist

The team at Dentistry for Children is thrilled to announce the arrival of our newest dentist, Dr. Mitchell Loeb. Dr. Loeb will be joining our team all the way from Portland, Oregon, this summer! Originally from Leawood, Kansas, Dr. Loeb received his Bachelor of Science from Kansas State University. After graduating from KSU, he went

Meet Erica, Our Dental Assistant

Erica joined the practice in 2014 as a registered and certified dental assistant shortly after finishing her training at St. Cloud Technical and Community College. Erica has always had a passion for working with children but had different plans for her future career. She originally planned on becoming a computer technician. However, Erica began noticing

COVID-19

UPDATED: 05-11-2020 FORMS: COVID-19 Patient Disclosure Form COVID-19 Acknowledgment of Risk Form UPDATED PROTOCOL: The COVID-19 pandemic has drastically changed everyone’s lives from education and work to grocery shopping and errands.  Our community has been through a lot over the last few months, and all of us are looking forward to resuming our normal habits

A Good Book Can Make You Smile

At Dentistry for Children, oral health is about more than just clean teeth and healthy gums—it’s also about creating reasons to smile. We believe one of the best ways to inspire imagination and happiness in children is through reading, so we’ve pulled together a list of some of our favorite grin-inducing books. Enjoy! Little Blue

Meet Ashley, Our Dental Assistant

If anyone can empathize with kids who feel apprehensive about visiting the dentist, our dental assistant Ashley can. Long before she discovered a passion for working in oral health, she feared the dentist’s chair. She’s quick to point out that those childhood fears help her to be more understanding of the kids she works with

Meet Shannon, Our Patient Care Coordinator

“She’s friends with everyone.” That’s often the first thing colleagues and family will tell you about Shannon. Although they tease her for “knowing someone everywhere she goes,” they’re quick to point out she’s so much more than just funny and social—she’s a woman who cares deeply for others. A hometown girl with roots firmly planted

Meet Tricia, Our Dental Assistant

Tricia joined our team as a registered and certified dental assistant in 2012 after graduating with her Associate of Applied Science degree from St. Cloud Technical and Community College. Her teammates say she’s “organized,” “willing to pitch in wherever needed” and “quick on her feet”—which isn’t surprising, given that she’s been tapping, pirouetting and high

Meet Denise, Our Dental Assistant

  Denise got her start with Dentistry for Children as an intern while attending Central Lakes College—we valued her open friendliness and willingness to pitch in wherever needed so much that we just couldn’t let her get away! A member of our team since 2005, Denise is a registered and certified dental assistant, knowledgeable in conscious sedation

Meet Nicole, Our Business Manager

  When Nicole’s co-workers describe her, they use words like “organized,” “friendly,” “reliable,” and “respectful.” These qualities, along with a bachelor of science degree from St. Cloud State University and more than twelve years of customer service experience, make her the perfect fit for our business manager position. In this role, Nicole processes insurance claims

Meet Aleida, Our Practice Administrator

  With over 25 years of experience in customer service, management, and human resources, Aleida ensures that the offices of Dentistry for Children run smoothly. As the Practice Administrator, she was the very first employee Dr. Dennis hired when he started his practice almost 11 years ago. Since then the practice has expanded to include

Start the School Year Right

  Dentistry for Children and PineCone Vision Center have teamed up to help fulfill the needs of Sartell-St. Stephen Schools, and we’d like you to join us! Bring your family, friends, co-workers and neighbors to enjoy a great morning of fun, fabulous prizes and so much more! Each participant will receive an award and a

Meet the Kids

You’ve no doubt seen the cute kid drawings in our logo, but did you know they were inspired by real children in Dr. Dennis’ life? We invite you to meet them! Tatsuhiro Koonichiwa! My name is Tatsuhiro. I was a patient of Dr. Dennis’ when he was a United States Air Force pediatric dentist in Misawa,