Welcome to Our Dental Office

A place where you and your health always come first.

Meet Our Stillwater Team

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Oksana

Office Manager

Oksana was originally a registered nurse in Russia. Her first dental visit in the U.S. was surprisingly positive and anxiety-free, inspiring her to join the dental field. After completing the Century College hygiene program, Oksana evolved in her role at Stillwater Family Dental, and her favorite part of the job is our great patients! 

As the office manager, Oksana works hard to educate our visitors, help reduce dental anxiety, and guide patients on their journey to improved oral health. She’s very driven and even in her downtime, you can find her helping out the hygienists or making patient calls at the front desk. Outside of the office, Oksana enjoys traveling with family, reading, yoga, and long walks.

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Chrisy

Patient Coordinator

Chrisy’s long-standing interest in dentistry led her to the patient coordinator position at Stillwater Family Dental. She’s a people person and loves getting to know and helping everyone who comes in. In her free time, Chrisy likes to spend time with family, bowl, take long rides on the Harley, and attend car shows in the family’s ’71 Mustang. Her theme song is “You Make it Easy.”

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Mia

Patient Coordinator

Mia is a licensed dental assistant and worked chairside for years before becoming our patient coordinator. Her favorite part of the job is getting to build great relationships with our team and patients. Outside of the office, Mia enjoys attending her children’s activities and spending time at the family’s cabin up north. Her theme song is “Suntan, Sunburn, Sunset, Repeat.”

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Alice

Dental Hygienist

I live in Stillwater, but grew up in Lakeland. I have many friends that live in the St. Croix Valley. I love the St. Croix River and have a great interest in improving the water quality and the shoreline. I also enjoy neighborhood walks and winter skiing.

I chose dentistry because my mother was a dental hygienist in the early years of dental hygiene. I worked for a dental office in high school and enjoyed the work, I also felt that the dentists valued my mother’s position and her work. The best part of my job is being part of a health care team that believes oral health is a part of your total health.

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Ashley

Dental Hygienist

Ashley graduated from Normandale Community College in 2013. She strives to make all patients feel comfortable and welcome while educating them about great dental care. In her free time, Ashley loves to travel, and watch her daughter at dance class, tee-ball, and soccer events. Fun fact: Her bucket list includes cage diving with great white sharks.

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Cara

Dental Hygienist

Cara worked in the corporate world before following her passion in the dental field. She loves connecting with people and feels honored to make dentist visits more enjoyable for patients.

Outside of work, Cara loves to travel with family and friends, listen to murder mystery podcasts while walking the dog, support locally-owned restaurants, and play cribbage.

Fun fact: She spent eight years as a synchronized swimmer.

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Monika

Dental Hygienist

Monika was born in Poland, moved to the U.S. in 2000, and received her dental hygienist degree from the College of DuPage in 2016. She enjoys working with people of all ages and educating them about oral health for a more beautiful and confident smile. In her free time, Monika spends time riding her bike, gardening, and boating on the St. Croix river.

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Maija

Dental Hygienist

Maija started her career as a dental assistant and transitioned into her current role as a hygienist. She loves interacting with patients and building long-term relationships. In her free time, Maija enjoys being with family and friends, football, and boating and fishing on the lake. Fun fact: Her bucket list includes a family trip to Latvia so her husband and kids can experience the culture.

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Lavey

Dental Assistant

Lavey was born and raised in St. Paul, MN. He is the second youngest of 8 children, and has been married for four years. Lavey chose dentistry because good oral hygiene has always been important to him, it motivates him to help restore the oral health and transform the lives of others. He loves meeting patients from all walks of life.

Outside of the office, Lavey spends time with his family, travels, and enjoys outdoor activities like hunting and fishing. You’ll also be able to find him at the bowling alley on some week nights.

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Gail

Dental Assistant

Gail’s grandfather was a dentist and inspired her to join the dentistry field. Her favorite part of the job is working with our team and building relationships with patients. In her free time, Gail enjoys traveling with her family and going four-wheeling. Her favorite quote is, “Sometimes you will never know the value of a moment until it becomes a memory.”

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Robin

Dental Assistant

Robin’s grandma inspired her to join the dental field; she’d wear her dentures only for pictures, and Robin was determined to make a difference. She loves getting to know patients and helping them feel more comfortable. In her free time, Robin enjoys spending time with her family and animals, vacationing in FL, and camping. Her favorite quote: “Not all who wander are lost.”

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Skylor

Dental Assistant

Skylor was born in Stillwater and grew up in Woodbury. She chose dentistry because she loved watching her mom help patients as a dental hygienist growing up. Skylor loves knowing that people come to Stillwater Family Dental knowing we’re here to help. The best part of her job is hearing the stories and interacting with her patients.

Outside of the office Skylor paints, draws, travels, and hangs out with her wonderful family.

Convenient & Comfortable Visits

How do we do this?
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Personalized Plans

We take the time to get to know you. This way, we can recommend the best dental treatments for your needs, goals, and budget.

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Build Relationships

You’re like family to us, and we’re your partner for a great smile for life. We encourage informed decisions with education and consultations.

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Meet Your Expectations

Our team isn’t here to lecture you about your dental health. Instead, we’re here to guide you to a better, healthier smile you love.

Patient Reviews
  • 5 star review  Great experience here. They are dedicated to helping you any way needed. I have been coming here for many years, and know they genuinely care .

    thumb James Boettcher
    November 24, 2021

    5 star review  Lets be clear, I am not a fan of dentists, but appreciate their need. With that, for the first time, in a long time I believe I found a team... read more

    thumb Kurrt Weamer
    December 3, 2021

    5 star review  The staff at Stillwater Family Dental is amazing. From the front office to the hygienists and dentists - they are all phenomenal. They are friendly and very knowledgeable. I highly... read more

    thumb Shauna Tetrault
    December 3, 2021
  • 5 star review  Alice cleaned my teeth & wonderful results as always (40+ years now). Always nice to see Dr. Perpich.

    thumb Joan Demarais
    December 17, 2021

    5 star review  I had my semi annual cleaning today, everything went smoothly! I love the staff at Stillwater Family Dental! I needed a number of procedures this past year, everyone provided me with great care... read more

    thumb Carol Harwood
    November 24, 2021

    5 star review  They wonderfully care for you. They tell you everything they would do for your care. They make sure you are comfortable during the procedure. Best dental clinic in the States of... read more

    thumb Geoffrey King
    November 24, 2021
  • 5 star review  Lets be clear, I am not a fan of dentists, but appreciate their need. With that, for the first time, in a long time I believe I found a team... read more

    thumb Kurrt Weamer
    December 3, 2021
  • 5 star review  Great experience here. They are dedicated to helping you any way needed. I have been coming here for many years, and know they genuinely care .

    thumb James Boettcher
    November 24, 2021
  • 5 star review  I had my semi annual cleaning today, everything went smoothly! I love the staff at Stillwater Family Dental! I needed a number of procedures this past year, everyone provided me with great care... read more

    thumb Carol Harwood
    November 24, 2021
  • 5 star review  They wonderfully care for you. They tell you everything they would do for your care. They make sure you are comfortable during the procedure. Best dental clinic in the States of... read more

    thumb Geoffrey King
    November 24, 2021
  • 5 star review  Alice cleaned my teeth & wonderful results as always (40+ years now). Always nice to see Dr. Perpich.

    thumb Joan Demarais
    December 17, 2021
  • 5 star review  They treated me great and do good dental work. And with the nitrous it was the easiest experience ever

    thumb Graham Tait
    December 17, 2021
More than 100 Years of Hygiene Experience
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Our dentists and team are experts in helping patients of all ages, from 1 to 101. Together, we have more than a century of combined experience to help you and your family maintain a beautiful and healthy smile. Enjoy a new beginning, starting today!

Getting Involved with Our Community
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Our goal is to make you and your family smile. We love helping our neighbors from all backgrounds maintain or improve their oral health for a better life! We strive to give back through the Hope Dental Clinic, Minnesota Dental Foundation, and Mission of Mercy.

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