Jami has been working with LifeSmiles Dental/Westridge Dental Center since 1984. She is a wealth of knowledge especially regarding dental insurance and plays an integral role in keeping LifeSmiles Dental running smoothly. Jami is very knowledgeable in answering questions regarding those confusing dental insurance plans and assists with maximizing your insurance benefits.
If you have insurance questions, Jami will find the answer. She is well known for her uplifting demeanor and enjoys helping patients have a pleasant dental experience.
Jami and her husband, Mike, have two adult children and three grandsons. She likes living on the lake, boating, walking and spending time with her family.
Barb has been working at LifeSmiles Dental/Westridge Dental Center since 1988. Barb plays a vital role in overseeing and prescheduling your preventive care appointments as the office preventive care coordinator. Her quick wit and fun personality are enjoyed by all.
Barb and her husband, Rick, live on a farm southwest of Fergus Falls. They have three adult children and two granddaughters. Barb enjoys spending time with family and friends; reading; going to thrift stores, flea markets, and “junktiquing” shops.
Cheri has worked at LifeSmiles Dental/Westridge Dental Center since 1992. As our veteran Patient Services Representative she is eager to assist existing and new patients, and provide them with exceptional customer service. Cheri also handles many of the ins and outs of our daily schedule, insuring that our days run smoothly. She greets you with a warm smile and is fully equipped to help you with scheduling, payments and more. Cheri strives to insure you feel comfortable and well cared for each time you visit our office.
Cheri and her husband Brad live in rural Fergus Falls.
Sherri and her bright smile have been greeting patients and scheduling appointments for LifeSmiles Dental since 2001. She enjoys the friendships she has developed with coworkers and enjoys working with all of our patients.
Sherri and her husband, Dean, live near Dalton. They have four married children and family continues to grow with grandchildren. Sherri enjoys spoiling her grandchildren, spending time with family and friends, motorcycling, camping, church activities, and flower gardening.
Ellie joined the LifeSmiles Dental Team in March 2015. She resides in Fergus Falls with her husband, Jesse. You will find her cheerful smile at the front desk when you are in the office and she will be happy to help you in any way she can with your appointments.
Judy moved to Fergus Falls in 2012 from NE Minneapolis. She is one of our friendly dental hygienists and aims to be compassionate and very gentle with all of her patients. She has many years of experience in the dental field in various areas of specialty, including dental assisting and front desk. She received her education from the University of Minnesota and Normandale College in Minneapolis.
Judy is married with four children. She likes to sing, garden and hang out at the lake with family and friends and with her two dogs.
She is very excited and grateful to be part of such a great team here at LifeSmiles Dental.
“My goal is to truly understand your dental needs and provide compassionate and gentle dental care.”
Sophia joined the Life Smiles Team in November of 2015. She grew up in Fergus Falls and graduated from FFHS – Go Otters!
After spending 5 years out of state she has moved back to enjoy the small town life with her family. She has been working in the Health Care field since 2008 as a CNA (certified nursing assistant), has supervised multiple health care homes and has worked as an office assistant in various settings.She is always ready with a smile and kind personality to help you at our front desk. When not working she enjoys spending time outdoors with her husband and their two children.
Jan retired from the Minnesota Judicial Branch after a 36 year career. She wanted to supplement her time with something fun so joined the LifeSmiles dental staff in October, 2016. She is one of the cheerful smiles, and helpful attitudes, you will find at the front desk.
Jan and her husband Dave live on Swan Lake. They are the proud parents of 3 married sons and grandparents to 9 grandkids. She enjoys time with her family, activities on the lake, sewing, reading and traveling.
Matt began working for LifeSmiles as the Practice Administrator in 2014, facilitating daily business operations and administrative duties ranging from financials to marketing. Matt strives to improve clinical efficiencies with the goal of optimizing patient care outcomes.
After graduating from Saint John’s University in 2012 with a Bachelor’s in business management, Matt lived in North Dakota developing a corporate housing company of which he remains a managing partner.