Meet the Staff
Get to know our knowledgeable and friendly team.
Our Clinical Assistants
Ellie, Registered and Certified Dental Assistant
For 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.
Holly, Registered and Certified Dental Assistant
Holly graduated in 2014 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 the perks of utilizing new technology to aid our patients in receiving the best care.
Holly grew up in Grand Forks, ND and is now living in West Fargo. In her free time she likes to read, exercise, camping, crafting and baking/cooking.
Katie, Registered Dental Hygienist & Dental Assistant
Katie grew up in Fargo, ND, graduating from MState in 2016, with a degree in dental hygiene. After beginning her career in hygiene, Katie realized her real passion was in assisting and joined the Hagen Dental team in 2019.
In her spare time, Katie and husband, Brian, enjoy remodeling their 1888 Casselton home. When she’s not working on the latest home improvement, Katie enjoys photography, fishing, baking and spending time with family. 2021 started off very exciting for Katie and family, with the addition of a son.
Heather, Registered and Certified Dental Assistant
Heather graduated from MState in 2011 with an Associates Degree in Dental Assisting. She currently resides in Fargo with her husband, Donovon, her pups, Adler & Opie, and cat, Dennis. In her free time, Heather enjoys reading and volunteering for a dog rescue organization, as well as frequently fostering dogs, until they find their forever home.
Kara, Registered and Certified Dental Assistant
Kara is a regular per diem assistant with us. While she’s not in office on a daily basis, we hope you’re lucky enough to encounter her kind and caring demeanor during one of your visits. We appreciate that she steps in when she’s not busy on the family farm or tending to other outside commitments.
Our Hygiene Team
Donna, Registered Dental Hygienist
Licensed 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 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.
Haylee, Registered Dental Hygienist
Haylee graduated from Minnesota State Community and Technical College in 2018 with her Associate’s Degree in Dental Hygiene. She is licensed in both Minnesota and North Dakota and is currently working on obtaining her Bachelor’s Degree in Dental Hygiene through Metropolitan State University in St. Paul. Patient care is what made Haylee want to become a Dental Hygienist and she loves teaching patients new tips and tricks to keep their oral health in tip-top shape.
In her spare time, Haylee enjoys going to the lake with her fiancé Jake, attending sporting events in the cities, and trying all the newest workout fads.
Jessica, Registered Dental Hygienist
Since earning an Associate’s Degree in Dental Hygiene from MSCTC in 2006, Jessica has enjoyed visiting and caring for every patient that just happens upon her chair. Building relationships with patients to help them achieve their optimum oral health is what she enjoys most about working at our practice.
Jessica loves living her country life in rural Wheatland, ND, with her husband, Casey, and their 3 young children. As a family, they enjoy camping, gardening, playing games/cards and their newest adventure, home learning!
Our Administrative Team
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 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.