Meet the TEAM

Get to know our knowledgeable and friendly team.

Our Clinical Assistants

Ellie, Registered and Certified Dental Assistant

Ellie, Registered and Certified Dental AssistantFor nearly 25 years, Ellie has worked as a Registered & Certified Dental Assistant. She earned her certification at Minnesota State Community & Technical College and has been in the dentistry field since graduation.

Ellie works chairside helping during dental procedures. She enjoys our friendly team and our new Laser technology.  She enjoys creating “works of art” on our in-house, one-appointment to completion, Cerec crown CNC machine!

She resides in Casselton and has two adult children.  In her free time, Ellie likes to do yoga, bake, read, enjoy the outdoors, and spend time with her family.

Jen, Registered and Certified Dental Assistant 

Jennifer graduated in 2009 from Minnesota State Community & Technical College with an AAS degree in Dental Assisting. She is licensed to practice in both MN and ND.

She enjoys all aspects in the dental office and helping patients achieve their dental goals.

Jennifer and her husband, Jeremy, have three children, Greta, Ryker and Soren. In her free time, she enjoys spending time at the lake with her family, reading, and playing in a summer softball league.

Becka, Registered and Certified Dental Assistant 

Rebecca graduated in 2009 from Minnesota State Community & Technical College with an AAS degree in Dental Assisting. She is licensed to practice in both ND and MN.

She enjoys the perks of utilizing new technology, and working with clear aligner therapy.

Rebecca loves living her country life in rural Amenia with her husband Derrick. They have 3 children, Layne, Emberly, and Kinsley. In her free time, she loves spending time outdoors at the lake with her family. She has an athletic background and likes watching all sports. 

Our Hygiene Team

Donna, Registered Dental Hygienist

Donna, Registered Dental HygienistLicensed in both ND and MN, Donna earned her degree at NDSCS.  She is certified through American Academy of Laser to use the Diode Laser for multiple dental treatments. With over 30 years working as a Dental Hygienist, Donna now divides her time as hygienist and also patient care coordinator for the office. Donna and her husband Earl have two grown married children.  They love family time in lakes country and traveling.

Shari, Registered Dental Hygienist

Shari, Registered Dental HygienistShari holds an Associate’s Degree in Dental Hygiene. As a registered dental hygienist, she helps our patients maintain healthy gums through regular cleanings and, when necessary, gum therapy.  Shari hold certification from the American Academy of Laser dentistry

Working with patients to improve their oral health is her number one priority and she loves working for a company that provides the most modern technologies to help her achieve her goal!

Shari and her husband Kevin have four children.  They enjoy traveling as a family and especially seeing National Parks on their vacations.

Paige, Registered Dental Hygienist & Myofunctional Therapist

Paige earned her dental hygiene degree from NDSCS in 2014 and is licensed in both North Dakota and Minnesota. Paige has practiced in multiple roles in the dental setting and also completed her training to become a myofunctional therapist. Paige’s passion is helping her patients achieve full body health by completing a thorough evaluation of each patient’s oral health and airway. She enjoys discovering the correlation between airway and sleep in her patient care. Paige also enjoys helping patients with Invisalign.

In her spare time, Paige enjoys spending time with her husband Josh and son Rhett. Together they enjoy going to the lake, attending sporting events and traveling.

Maycee, Registered Dental Hygienist 

Maycee attended Minnesota State Community and Technical College and graduated in 2022 with an Associate of Applied Science degree in Dental Hygiene.  She enjoys boosting patient’s confidence by maintaining a clean and healthy smile.

Maycee grew up locally and attended Central Cass. In her free time she enjoys spending time outdoors, hunting, fishing/spear fishing, trapshooting and going to dirt track races. 

Trista, Registered Dental Hygienist

Trista graduated in 2006 with an AAS degree in Dental Assisting from Minnesota State Community and Technical College – Moorhead and in 2012 with an AAS degree in Dental Hygiene from Lake Superior College – Duluth.  She is currently expanding her knowledge in myofunctional therapy though the Academy of Orofacial Myofunctional Therapy and is expected to have her certification of completion in early 2024. 

Trista prides herself in being thorough and meticulous in her patient care.  She takes special interest helping patients with TMJ, sleep, and airway issues.  She also enjoys seeing our littlest patients and ensuring they have a positive experience at the dental office. 

Trista lives in Moorhead with her husband, Jacob, and two kids.  She enjoys concerts, the lake, and traveling.  

Our Administrative Team

Heidi, Office Manager

Heidi, Office Manager

Heidi joined Hagen Dental in March 2018 as our Office Manager.  She graduated from Minnesota State Community and Technical College with an Associates Degree and has been serving the dental community  since 2007.

Heidi is knowledgeable in all aspects of the dental office and is excited to bring her knowledge and love of dentistry to the Hagen Dental team.

In her free time,  she enjoys gardening, reading, watching movies, singing in her praise band and spending time with her husband, Matt and two children, Chloe and Jordan.

Missy,  Patient Care Coordinator & Registered and Certified Dental Assistant

Missy,  Registered and Certified Dental AssistantMissy worked for over a decade as a Dental Assistant before joining our front office staff in 2019. She enjoys working with the new technology Hagen Dental offers to their patients.

She received her Associate’s Degree at Minnesota State Community and Technical College, Moorhead, and is a wonderful asset to patients who may have questions about treatment.

Missy resides in Casselton with her husband and three boys. She enjoys attending her children’s sporting events, spending time with family and friends, and reading.

Kristen,  Patient Care Coordinator

Kristen joined our office in February of 2021 as a Patient Care Coordinator. She will be a familiar face and voice at our front desk helping patients as they visit our office. She brings with her a background in insurance and will be a wonderful resource. 

Kristen received her Associate degree in Business Administration from North Dakota State College of Science. She worked in the insurance technology industry for over 28 years and loves the friendliness, technology and progressive feel of the Hagen Dental office. 

Kristen has been a part of the Casselton community since 1994. She and her husband, Marc, have two adult children and a grandchild. She enjoys spending time with friends, camping, golfing, reading, crocheting, and playing in Martin’s handbell choir.