We recognize that all of our patients are unique and deserve to receive orthodontic care that reflects their individual needs. Our experienced and talented team is committed to working with you and your family to create a comfortable, stress-free, and rewarding orthodontic experience every time you visit our practice.

We are pleased to welcome you and your family, and we look forward to working with you.


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Angie assists the orthodontists during patients’ treatment. She enjoys building a relationship with our patients and seeing their orthodontic transformation from start to finish.

Angie lives in Shoreview with her husband Rob and their two children Addie and Emery. Angie enjoys being creative, spending time outdoors, and is part of a versatile hunting club with their dog Merv.

Angie - Orthodontic Assistant

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Alysha - Orthodontic Assistant

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Choua is part of our dental assistant team. She works one-on-one with patients and enjoys knowing they will accomplish something great: a beautiful smile!

Choua lives in Saint Paul with her husband, daughter Sona, and our fur baby Zoey. During her leisure time, she likes to throw fabrics together and get lost in her sewing machine or go on walks.

Choua - Orthodontic Assistant


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In addition to assisting with patient care, Emily also helps direct the flow of the office. She appreciates working with such an amazing team to help change our patients’ smiles.

Emily is happily married with three kids who keep her very busy, but she loves every second of the craziness! Her hobbies are makeup and spending time with family.

Emily - Clinical Coordinator

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Erin works hard to create a positive experience for everyone that enters our office every day. She leads a team made of people whose combined skills, love, and empathy make every person’s time with us memorable.

Erin - Director of Operations

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Emily - Orthodontic Assistant


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Hai - Scheduling and Financial Coordinator

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Jenelle is the first person our patients meet at their first appointment. It’s her job to make patients and their parents feel comfortable and make it a relaxing atmosphere. She loves to make people laugh and have fun!

Jenelle and her husband Scott have four kids, Annabelle, Will, Kyle, and Allison. They love to hang out as a family!

Jenelle - Treatment Coordinator

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With many years of experience clinically and administratively, Jean schedules patients’ appointments with convenience and ease. She loves meeting new people, getting to know them, and seeing the changes in their personality just by changing their smile!

Jean is married with two adult sons and a special grand dog! She enjoys travel, especially cruising and trips to visit family out of Minnesota.

Jean - Scheduling Coordinator


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Jenelle has a great time making our patients smile! She loves interacting with patients, getting to know them and their activities and interests, all while creating a great new smile for them. She’s always looking for a new book recommendation!

Outside of work, you can find Jenelle outside! In the summer, she enjoys camping, paddle boarding, swimming, and riding a bike in the woods or on the road—sometimes even on a tandem!

Jenelle - Orthodontic Assistant

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Jen meets with many of our new patients and helps them start their orthodontic journey. She, along with our doctors and staff, is knowledgeable, caring, and compassionate. Her goal is to make all patients feel like part of the Lakes Orthodontics family.

Jen - Treatment Coordinator

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Karin assists our doctors with administration, operations, and personnel so they can concentrate on providing excellent patient care. The only thing she loves working with more than people is numbers!

Karin and her husband Dave have two kids, Phillip and Kari, and a grandson, Leo! She enjoys physical fitness, sports, music, knitting, and time with family and friends!

Karin - Office Manager


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Laurie - Orthodontic Assistant

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Madison - Orthodontic Assistant

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Natalie - Orthodontic Assistant


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Tara works alongside our doctors and provides education to patients about the details of their visit. Her goal is to help people understand how important a well-cared-for mouth is.

Tara is married to her best friend and has two wonderful teenage kids. She is on a bowling league and has a second job working bingo. She also loves to travel!

Tara - Orthodontic Assistant

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Wendy may have joined our team in 2019, but she was originally a Lakes Orthodontics patient! Now, she uses her hands-on skills to assist Drs. Wang and Bell, and places and removes braces and ties on our awesome patients.

Wendy and her husband Aaron have one son, Isaac, a chocolate lab named Mocha, and a kitten named Gizmo. She enjoys arts and crafts, outdoor activities, and cruising around on her motorcycle!

Wendy - Orthodontic Assistant

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