Meet The Staff

Linda – Registered Dental Hygienist

Linda Carls has been providing superior dental hygiene care for more than 40 years since graduating from the University of Minnesota in 1976. Linda worked in Periodontics before joining our practice more than 35 years ago. Linda loves spending time with her husband, Kevin, and their blossoming brood of grandchildren and sharing creations from her kitchen and flower garden.

Ann – Licensed Dental Assistant

Ann has been a Prosthodontic dental assistant for over 30 years and feels privileged to have met so many wonderful patients.  She takes pride in being able to use her expansive knowledge to help people improve their dental health. When she is not at the office, she enjoys playing golf, taking walks, and just being outdoors. She is a big sports fan who loves cheering on our Minnesota teams. Her husband, Dave, and her have 2 wonderful boys, Erik and Ryan, and a cute little Cairn terrier named Bella.

Shelley – Licensed Dental Assistant

After 20+ years in General Dentistry, Shelley came to work for the Center for Prosthodontic Care in 2016. Being able to help patients with a wide variety of procedures keeps Shelley interested in staying up-to-date with the latest technologies and advancements in the dental field.  When she is not working, she is running. She has participated in many 5K events and has even completed a few half marathons. She likes to return to her hometown of Pequot Lakes to fish and boat with her husband, Steve, and their boisterous bevy of grandchildren.

Jennifer – Office Administrator

Jennifer is the Office Administrator for the Center for Prosthodontic Care.  She has been with the practice since 2005 and has nearly 30 years of experience in healthcare fields. She feels very fortunate to be part of such a wonderful team of dental professionals who share in the philosophy of patients as a priority.  When she’s not working, she enjoys spending time traveling and trying new restaurants with her husband, Ral, and cavorting with their covey of grandchildren. She is also an avid reader and loves jigsaw puzzling.