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   Meet Our Team

Dr. Sunnie AdsittDr. Sunnie Adsitt, DDS

Dr. Adsitt earned both her undergraduate and dental degrees from the University of Minnesota. Prior to pursuing her dental degree, she worked as a dental assistant. Sunnie joins us from Park Dental. She brings with her a broad range of skills, and is especially passionate about caring for children. Dr. Adsitt enjoys the relationships she develops with patients. Away from the clinic, she and her family make their home in Vadnais Heights. She enjoys cooking, reading, walking, yoga, and church activities with her husband and three children. The addition of Dr. Adsitt has allowed us to expand our Friday clinic hours!


Jeanne

Jeanne

Jeanne's upbeat demeanor is contagious as she greets you at the front desk. Her voice is probably the first you'll hear either on the phone or as you enter our office. Jeanne has worked as a front desk administrator for twenty years, ten of those with Dr. Duerst.

Jeanne has four children and lives with her husband, Dave, and their youngest daughter, Allison, in Cottage Grove. She loves boating, spending time with family and friends and riding her motorcycle. Jeanne loves meeting and chatting with patients.

"I hope that each visit our patients make with us is a pleasant experience, from the beginning to the end."


Wendy

Wendy

Wendy is one of our three outstanding hygienists here at Three Rivers Dental Care. Prior to becoming a hygienist fifteen years ago, Wendy was a dental assistant for nine years.

She, her husband Joe, and their two sons live in Lake Elmo. In her spare time, Wendy is chasing her sons to baseball, hockey and various other activities. She loves to be outdoors and enjoys camping, hiking or even reading a good book. Wendy's favorite part of her job is meeting patients and helping them understand their oral health condition.

"I love to help my patients feel relaxed during their cleanings and brighten their smiles and their day."


Michelle

Michelle

Michelle has been a hygienist for more than 26 years and has worked with Dr. Duerst in several offices over the years. Michelle loves talking with patients and making them feel comfortable during their hygiene visit. Her easy going personality is a comfort to many patients.

She lives with her husband Steve, and three kids in West Lakeland. She loves to boat, fish and garden. She is our resident "Martha Stewart" of the office!

"I take pride in giving our patients the best attention and educating them about their oral health."


Kelli

Kelli

Kelli has been in the dental field as a dental assistant for nearly 25 years! She has definitely not lost the passion for her profession, especially when working with cosmetic patients. You'll love the time you spend with Kelli chairside as she makes appointments go fast with her stories of family and life lessons.

Kelli lives in Lake Elmo with her daughter, Olivia, and her wiener dog, also named Olivia. She has a large extended family and loves the time she spends with them, especially at their cabin in Hayward! You can often see her at Wild games and an occasional Gopher game also.

"I truly believe that a smile makes a person and I love helping someone achieve a beautiful smile. I enjoy all my patients and find that the friendships I make have been a very rewarding part of my life"


Erica

Erica

Erica is one of our newest team members. She is our new Clinical Coordinator and dental hygienist. Erica has been a dental hygienist for almost 15 years, and was a dental assistant for 6 years prior to that. She obtained her Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene degree from University Of Michigan and her Masters of Dental Hygiene-Management degree from University of Minnesota Dental School and Carlson School of Management. Erica and her husband Aram live in Woodbury with their 5 daughters. They enjoy camping, archery, and reading. Erica loves getting to know her patients and encouraging them to be a health advocate for their health and wellness.


Trinetta

Trinetta

Trinetta previously worked with us as a dental assistant. She has decided to change roles and join Jeanne at our front desk reception area. Netta's contagious laughter can be heard on most days, she is cheerful and funny. Netta and her husband Nate live in Lino Lakes with their daughter Halle. They enjoy the outdoors especially swimming and fishing. They travel quite a bit and love to discover new places.


Paula

Paula

Paula is another new edition to our team. She is a dental assistant and works at the front desk. This means you may run into Paula anywhere in our office! Paula has three grown children. She enjoys cooking and baking, fishing and biking, and playing guitar. Paula chose the dental profession to make a positive difference in people's lives.

"I love being a part of transforming a patient's smile, it's so powerful!"


Lori

Lori

Lori has been an assistant for over 30 years and still loves it! Lori and her husband together have 4 children and 3 grandchildren. Lori is definitely voted as our class clown. Lori loves a good prank or a big laugh! When she is not clowning around she enjoys reading, crafting, camping and gardening. Lori states,

"I just love to bring a smile to everyone's face"