Meet The Staff


Pam Tjepkes
Office Manager

Bemidji State University
In Orthodontics Since 2001

"I enjoy interacting with a variety
of people on a daily basis."


Patti Russ
Treatment Coordinator

Normandale College, Bloomington, MN
In Orthodontics Since 2006

"I like meeting new people and enjoy working with patients and their families to make the orthodontic experience comfortable, rewarding and satisfying. A smile lasts a lifetime! "


Julie Johnson
Chairside Assistant

Bemidji Technical College
In Orthodontics since 1985

"I enjoy our patient's band removal day
the best. It's great to see how excited they
are when their braces finally come off and they get to see their new smile."


Pam Isaacson
Chairside Assistant

Bemidji Technical College
In Orthodontics since 1989

"I like helping people to smile with confidence. I am as excited as the patient is when they come in for their deband appointment."


Carsan Williams
Lab Tech

Northwest Technical College
 In Orthodontics Since 2016

"I love seeing the change in patients from start to finish. The joy they get when they finally get their braces off is always so cool to see!"


Barb Fisher
Diagnostic Records Coordinator

Bemidji Technical College
In Orthodontics Since 1985

"I enjoy seeing the results of our hard work. After a patient has worked together with us for a year or two, a transformation takes place."


Linnea Brower
Scheduling Coordinator

Northwest Technical College
 In Orthodontics Since 2008

"Life is too beautiful not to smile!"


Angela McNamara, LDA
Chairside Assistant

Dakota County Tech College
 In Orthodontics Since 2012

"I love ortho because I, myself, have had lots of ortho done and love to see how people change. It's rewarding to give people confidence through their smile."