Dental Staff

Meet Our Team:

We are very proud of our caring, dedicated, knowledgeable, experienced and friendly team of professionals. Everyone who works in our office is a licensed dental assistant, dental hygienist, or dentist. Together we have over 164 years of combined experience. Our goal is to consistently provide comfortable care of the highest quality. We strive to connect with our patients in a meaningful way and to help them achieve their dental health goals. We hope to build relationships that will last a lifetime.

Meet the Front Office Staff:

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Deann - Scheduling Coordinator / Licensed/Registered Dental Assistant

Deann is a native of Grand Rapids. She attended UMD and graduated from St. Cloud VoTech as a Dental Assistant in 1981. She brings over 30 years of dental experience! Deann is the first person you will meet when entering the office. She loves getting together with her family and friends, traveling, going to Gopher Hockey, and spending time with her golden retriever.

“I enjoy getting to know the new patients and their families and seeing the smiles of renewed friendships of many years.”


Heidi - Scheduling Coordinator / Licensed/Registered Dental Assistant

Heidi is our Scheduling Coordinator and Receptionist. She has been employed by Dr. Hagley since 1996. Like all of our team members, Heidi has enjoyed taking extensive continuing education courses. She is married, and has two children. Heidi enjoys spending time with family and friends, camping, and watching her children’s sporting events.

"I enjoying socializing and getting to know our patients. I like helping them to achieve and maintain a healthy smile!"


Colleen - Business Manager / Financial Coordinator / Licensed/Registered Dental Assistant

Colleen is our Business Manager and Financial Coordinator. She has been in the dental field for 28 years. Colleen spent 8 years assisting Dr. Hagley at chairside and our Business Manager since 2001. Colleen coordinates the financial plans that help patients achieve strong, healthy, beautiful smiles. She is married and has two children. She enjoys camping, fishing, and walking. She is involved with Assembly of God church in Hill City.

“What I enjoy most about my job is helping people find a way to afford the dentistry they need or desire.”


Meet the Dental Assistants

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Traci - Licensed/Registered Dental Assistant and Expanded Restorative Function Auxiliary

Traci received her LDA in Minnesota in 2016. She recently completed her Restorative Functions Auxiliary from the University of Minnesota. Prior to working for Dr. Hagley she worked as an assistant and Restorative Functions Aux. in Babbitt, MN, Colorado, and Wyoming. Traci enjoys the outdoors, snowmobiling, motorcycling and sports. She has 3 amazing boys that keep her busy.

“What I enjoy most about my job is the one on one interaction with the patients. I am extremely blessed to be working with such an amazing team!”


Trisha - Licensed/Registered Dental Assistant and Expanded Restorative Function Auxiliary

Trisha is a 1994 graduate of Hibbing Technical College in Dental Assisting. In 2007, she received her expanded functions training at the University of Minnesota School of Dentistry. Upon completion of this course of study, she is licensed to place restorations on the teeth that have been prepared by the dentist. She has worked for Dr. Hagley since 1994. In our office, Trish assists Dr. Hagley, places restorations, orders supplies, does lab work, and sterilization. She is married and has two children. Trish enjoys outdoor activities such as kayaking, horseback riding, camping, and spending time with family.

"What I like most about my job is transforming patient’s smiles, boosting their self-esteem, and helping patients that need help. I also enjoy working with such great people!"


Meet the Dental Hygienists

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Connie - Licensed/Registered Dental Hygienist

Connie graduated from Normandale Community College with a degree in Dental Hygiene in 1990. She has been working for Dr. Hagley since 2003. Prior to working for Dr. Hagley she worked in offices in the Duluth area. She enjoys spending time with her family and at the lake.

"What I like most about my job is getting to know the patients. I really enjoy talking with them about dental issues but also about personal issues or life in general. I feel that to give the best care possible, it is good to know what is going on in a person’s life, in order to provide care that is right for them."


Ashley - Licensed/Registered Dental Hygienist

Ashley graduated from St. Cloud Technical and Community College with a degree in Dental Hygiene in 2013. Prior working for Dr.Hagley, Ashley worked in dental offices in Hibbing and Bigfork. Ashley enjoys fishing, hunting, and spending time with family.

“I enjoy providing my patients with gentle and relaxing treatments that are personalized to suit their individual needs.”


Stephanie - Licensed/Registered Dental Hygienist

Stephanie graduated from the University of Minnesota – Twin Cities with her Bachelor of Science degree in Dental Hygiene in 2017. While attending the University, Stephanie obtained her Restorative Functions Auxillary allowing her to place restorations on teeth prepared by the dentist. She is excited to be working in her hometown as she is a former graduate of Greenway High School. Stephanie prides herself in staying current with the latest research in preventative oral health care. Stephanie is personable and brings positivity into the dental office. In her free time, Stephanie enjoys camping, kayaking, spending time with family and friends and adventures with her dog, Oakley. 

“What I enjoy about my job is being able to ease dental anxiety and make patients feel comfortable at our office. I love sharing my love for dentistry and tailoring their care to fit their oral health needs.”