Meet Our Team
Juanita, Patient Coordinator/Licensed Dental Assistant (LDA)
Juanita is the newest member of the Great River Team. She comes to us with over 30 years of dental assisting experience and we are blessed to have her. Dentistry is her passion and it shows! Juanita resides in Hugo with her husband. They have two grown children and two spoiled pups.
Bill, Patient Coordinator
Bill has held a variety of titles at Great River Dental since joining our team in 2002, but our patients primarily know him as our insurance guru. In his spare time, he is an award-winning photographer whose work has been featured in numerous published compilations as well as tourism promotions in several Midwest states. A native of Manitowoc, WI, he also enjoys
fishing, kayaking, downhill skiing and other outdoor sports.
Ben, Practice Manager
Ben is our Practice Manager and is dedicated to providing excellence in customer service and patient satisfaction. Ben’s knowledge in the clinical and administrative aspects of the dental office enables him to provide guidance and training for our practice. He works hard to assure that things run seamlessly and our patients and staff members are happy. Ben, a Minnesota native, lived in San Francisco for 3 years before moving back to the frozen tundra to be with friends and family. He currently resides in Minneapolis with his dog and partner.
Maureen, Licensed Dental Assistant (LDA)
Maureen is a Licensed Dental Assistant who joined Great River Dental in 2010 as Dr. Weith’s primary chairside assistant. She is a native of Lino Lakes and currently lives in Forest Lake with her husband and son. A graduate of the Herzing College Dental Assisting Program, she came to us with five years of assisting experience. In her spare time, she enjoys baking, sewing, movies and spending time with her family.
Ashley, Licensed Dental Assistant (LDA)
Ashley is a Licensed Dental Assistant who joined Great River Dental in 2012 as Dr. Rozinka’s primary chairside assistant. She lives in Prescott Wisconsin with her husband and two kids. A graduate of Century’s Dental Assisting Program, she came to us with 7 years of assisting experience. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with family and friends, scrap booking, antiquing, and refinishing antiques.
Sheree, Licensed Dental Hygienist (LDH)
Sheree is a Licensed Dental Hygienist with over 20 years of experience, all of them with Great River Dental and its predecessors! In her spare time, she enjoys skiing, biking and spending time with family and friends.
Lexie, Licensed Dental Hygienist (LDH)
Lexie is a Licensed Dental Hygienist who joined Great River Dental in July 2018. Lexie graduated from the University of North Dakota with a Bachelors in Biology in 2014. In May 2018, she graduated from Normandale Dental Hygiene School to pursue her childhood dream of being an oral health care provider. Lexie lives in St. Paul with her fiancé and their cat. When not working, Lexie enjoys cooking, reading, walks, yoga, and playing with her cat, Rudy.
Tena, Licensed Dental Hygienist (LDH)
Tena is a Licensed Dental Hygienist with over 10 years of experience. She was born and raised in Oklahoma, but found her true home in Minnesota in 2003. She strives to ensure that her patients always feel comfortable and confident. In her free time she enjoys reading, sewing, and spending time with her boyfriend.
Rylee, Licensed Dental Hygienist (LDH)
Rylee, a North Dakota native, is a Licensed Dental Hygienist who relocated to the Twin Cities in the summer of 2019. In addition to providing excellent care for our patients, Rylee manages our social media accounts. In her free time, she enjoys hiking, spending time at the lake, traveling, reading and going to workout classes.