meet our Team - CHASKA, MN

Meet Our Team

Professional Dental Team

Get to know our entire Relaxation Dentistry team. Our professional dental team is committed to the quality of care each patient receives during their visit and the lasting results from their time with the Relaxation Dentistry dental team in Chaska, MN.

Dental Hygienists


Amanda H.

Licensed Dental Hygienist

Amanda grew up in St. Paul Park and received her Bachelor’s Degree from the University of Minnesota Duluth and Associate’s Degree in Dental Hygiene from Argosy University in 2010. We were lucky to add Amanda to the Relaxation Dentistry Team in September of 2015. She enjoys meeting new people, educating her patients on their oral health, and helping patients feel comfortable and confident with their smile. Amanda currently resides in Shakopee with her husband and two children. In her spare time, she enjoys baking, painting, and spending time with family and friends.



Licensed Dental Hygienist

Sherry grew up in Plymouth, Minnesota where she attended Wayzata High School. She received her dental hygienist degree from Argosy University in 2007 and spent the first 9 years of her career practicing in Wyoming and Colorado. Sherry has a passion for education and enjoys helping her patients make the best decisions for their overall oral health. Sherry strives to provide gentle dental cleanings and hopes that each appointment ends with her patient feeling confident they are on the right track toward a lifelong healthy smile. She and her husband, David, enjoy spending time with their new baby girl, Hazel – as well as snowboarding, wake-boarding, hunting, and mountain biking.



Licensed Dental Hygienist

Krista grew up just down the road from Relaxation Dentistry. She received her Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene from Minnesota State University-Mankato and spent the last 12 years practicing in Edina and Minneapolis. Krista finds passion in getting to know her patients so she can better assist them with achieving their oral health care goals. She loves sending her patients home with healthy and confident smiles. Krista currently resides in Chaska with her husband Brandon, daughter Raegan, son Cullen, and dog Maddy. In her free time, she enjoys golfing, swimming, boating, traveling, cabin trips and chasing her two active and busy kids around.

Dental Assistants


Amanda S.

Dental Assistant

Amanda became a part of the Relaxation Dentistry dental team in August of 2016. Amanda has worked in a variety of medical settings and decided to take a chance on a position in the dental field in 2012. She then elected to further her education and graduated from Herzing University with a degree in Dental Assisting in 2015. She resides in Plato with her husband, Tony, their two children and two dogs. In her spare time, Amanda enjoys going on family adventures and watching her kids learn and grow.



Dental Assistant

Brooke joined Relaxation Dentistry in November of 2018. She received her dental assisting degree in 2007 from South Central College in North Mankato. She loves getting to know her patients, helping patients feel comfortable, and giving them confidence in their smiles. Brooke lives in Chaska with her significant other, a cat and a dog. She enjoys visiting family and friends, jet skiing, cheering for the Vikings and playing with her fur babies.

Administrative Team



Insurance Coordinator

Originally from Excelsior, Kareena recently moved back after spending the last four years in Boulder, CO. During her time in Colorado, Kareena began her career in the dental field and quickly fell in love with all the ins and outs of the industry. After finding herself enjoying the insurance sector, she obtained certification from Drexel University in Billing and Coding. Kareena is happy to be back home in Minnesota. Outside of work she loves spending time with her family and friends, especially if it involves soccer and watching her beloved Chelsea F.C.



Insurance Coordinator

Heather joined the Relaxation Dentistry team as an insurance coordinator in March of 2016 after she and her family moved back to Minnesota from Lake St. Louis, Missouri. Originally from Minnesota, Heather graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration from Arizona State University’s W.P. Carey School of Business. Heather never expected to work in the dental field but she found herself at a dental practice in St. Peters, MO and fell in love with the profession. After moving away for 5 years, Heather is extremely happy to be living back in her hometown of Prior Lake, MN with her husband Wade and their two kids, Easton & Leighton. Outside of work, she and her husband run a small business building custom wood furniture. During her free time, she enjoys spending time with her friends and family, especially now that she is back home.



Patient Service Representative/Dental Assistant

Chris grew up in St. Paul, Minnesota and attended Century College, graduating in 1991 with a Dental Assisting Degree. Chris has worked in dentistry for over 20 years as a Dental Assistant and Patient Service Representative. She joined the Relaxation Dentistry team in May 2016 after working with her former employer for over 13 years. Chris’ favorite, and most rewarding, aspect of her career is seeing a patient leave with a smile on their face. Chris resides in Shakopee with her husband Leon and two children Danielle & Mitchell. She has enjoyed watching her children grow into young adults. Outside of work, she loves spending time with her family, camping, fishing and tending to her gardens.

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