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Meet our Team of Experts

We recognize that all of our patients are unique and deserve to receive orthodontic care that reflects their individual needs. Our experienced and talented team is committed to working with you and your family to create a comfortable, stress-free, and rewarding orthodontic experience every time you visit our practice. We are pleased to welcome you and your family, and we look forward to working with you.


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Alisa

Licensed Dental Assistant

Alisa can be found working alongside Dr. Blevins and Dr. Dall’Arancio during patients’ adjustment visits and provides a friendly smile that always helps put our patients at ease. There are many aspects she enjoys about her job, but she is especially thankful to work with our skilled doctors, who both think outside the box, are compassionate, fun yet professional, and are always committed to excellence.

During the summer, Alisa can be found biking and swimming at local beaches. When the temperatures drop, however, she loves to go sledding with her family. Engaged to her fiancé, Mike, Alisa has a son named Ethan and a daughter named Brooke. She also loves cuddling with her dog, Bourbon.

 
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Becky

Scheduling Coordinator

Becky greets our patients, coordinates appointments, and manages our busy day-to-day patient schedule. Being at the front desk gives her the opportunity to chat with each patient and the families, and work with them through any issue they may have. She loves getting to know all our patients and always looks forward to seeing their smile transformations.

At home, Becky enjoys time spent with her husband Marc, as well as her three boys, Trent, Trey, and Ty. They also have a dog named Sadie and a cat named Cocoa. When she finds the time, Becky likes going on walks, scrapbooking, fishing, teaching at her church, managing local hockey teams, and attending her boys’ hockey and lacrosse games.

 
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Becky

Licensed Dental Assistant / Insurance Specialist and Financial Coordinator

Becky is our go-to gal when patients have questions about billing and insurance. Getting to work with and know so many families and watching our patients grow makes her job special.

Becky is married to her husband Jamie, and they have two children named Tanner and Elia. In addition to being a full-time mom, they have two black Labs Shadow and Keiley and two cats Jack and Bob. Her hobbies include traveling, camping, snowmobiling, gardening, and spending time outdoors. She is also quite the artist in the kitchen, and loves baking, especially fun new desserts, when she gets the chance.

 

Bonnie

Licensed Dental Assistant

Bonnie was a dental assistant before being a dental assistant was cool! We are thrilled to have Bonnie and her 30-plus years of dental experience on our team. Seeing the difference in patients after they are finished with treatment and sharing their beautiful smiles makes Bonnie’s job extremely satisfying.

Away from the office, Bonnie and her husband Jim have four grown children: Kristen, Kim, Jason, and Justin. She also has ten amazing grandchildren and a puppy named Charlie, all of whom keep her busy. In addition to spending time with her grandkids, Bonnie enjoys playing golf and canning from her garden.

 
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Chelsea

Licensed Dental Assistant

Chelsea’s very favorite part of being an assistant at Minnesota Orthodontics + DrD Orthodontics is that it truly doesn’t feel like a job. She loves working with patients of all ages and loves that everyone on the team helps her to become a better assistant by teaching her new things every day.

Chelsea is married to her high school sweetheart, Peter. This year they welcomed their first child, Asher. They also have two dogs, a Shiba Inu named Cooper and a Siberian husky named Josie.  In her leisure time, she likes to read, as well as spend time with her family and friends.

 
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Jessica

Treatment Coordinator / Licensed Dental Assistant

Jessica loves seeing people smile, as well as the change our patients’ smiles undergo during their treatment. For Jessica, it has been a pleasure working side-by-side with both Dr. Blevins and Dr. D and being able to help our patients throughout their orthodontic journey.

Married to Dan, Jessica has a son named Jackson and a daughter Ellison! Her favorite activities include snowmobiling and spending time at the cabin with her family, as well as her dog Dixie.

 
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JoAnn

Treatment Coordinator / Dental Hygienist

Joann is dedicated to making our patients’ orthodontic experience as comfortable and enjoyable as possible. Besides seeing first-hand what a beautiful smile can do for a person, Joann’s favorite part of her job is educating new patients about orthodontics and our office philosophy.

Married to her husband Lloyd, Joann also has a cat named Bella. When the time allows, she likes hitting the greens at our local golf course, working out, doing projects in her yard, and reading, which has been a lifelong enjoyment for her.

 
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Katie

Licensed Dental Assistant

As an assistant, Katie performs a variety of tasks, all related to patient care. For her, each day brings a new challenge, and keeps her job busy and interesting. She loves getting to know our patients and their families, as well as getting to work with Dr. Blevins and Dr. D, who are both easygoing and down-to-earth.

In her free time, Katie likes spending time with her husband Tom, and Jackson, her King Charles spaniel. She also enjoys watching sports and being outdoors.

 
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Lea

Licensed Dental Assistant

Lea can’t imagine a better place to work than Minnesota Orthodontics. The interactions she has with our patients and her coworkers brighten her day. She loves getting to know our patients from the start of their treatment all the way to the very end!

In her spare time, Lea enjoys giving her family and friends makeovers, as well as spending quality time with her husband Ding, and daughter Skylynn.

 
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Lynn

Treatment Coordinator

Lynn loves witnessing how much a great smile can improve a patient’s overall self-confidence. Her favorite part of her job is meeting new people every day and helping them become comfortable with their treatment. One thing she loves about Dr. Blevins and Dr. D is that they truly care about our patients and are heavily invested in ensuring everyone who comes through our door attains the best outcome possible.

Lynn’s hobbies include cooking, gardening, skiing, and being active in the local branch of the American Cancer Society. She is also a licensed pilot, having flown her first solo flight over a decade ago. Lynn is married to Terry. She has three sons and a dog named Domino.

 
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Shelley

Licensed Dental Assistant

Besides being an important part of our patients’ smile transformations, Shelley is proud to work for Dr. Blevins and Dr. D because they are parents themselves, and can relate to the parents who trust us to care for their children’s oral health.

Residing in Northfield with Matt, her husband of 30 years, Shelley has helped raise three wonderful kids and has two beautiful granddaughters. In her leisure time, she likes gardening during the spring and summer months and traveling when she finds the opportunity.

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