Kim has been with Lakeside Dentistry for more than 20 years. She looks forward to greeting you and your family with a smile and answering all of your questions.
Like Kim, Wendy has worked at Lakeside Dentistry for 20-plus years. She enjoys being part of the team and assisting our patients with anything they need to make their visits enjoyable.
Shelly, who is also a registered dental assistant, came to Lakeside Dentistry in 2004. She enjoys helping patients in her dual role.
Beth, a dental assistant for 20-plus years, has worked with Dr. Jim Gores longer than she has been with her husband! Outside of work, she enjoys camping and four-wheeling with her friends and family.
A dental assistant since 1999, in her spare time Pam enjoys experiencing life as a new mom, spoiling her yellow Labrador retriever.
Jamie has been a dental assistant for 20 years. Outside work, she stays busy juggling her family’s activities.
A native of Ukraine, Tanya was a dental assistant for seven years before becoming a registered dental hygienist. She has worked at Lakeside Dentistry since 2014. She lives in Byron, MN with her husband and two children.
Lisa has been working as a dental hygienist since 1997, with 14 of those years at Lakeside Dentistry. As part of the Lakeside team, she takes pride in our caring attitude toward patients and efforts to improve their dental health. She and her husband have two beautiful teenage daughters and a fun-loving dog named Zoe. She and her spouse are avid runners. Spending time with her family and friends is what she most enjoys most, and she is grateful for every moment she has with them.
Kris reminds us of the law of physics: objects in motion tend to stay in motion. She’s got more energy than one could believe! She likes keeping up with the latest in the sports world while taking care of her husband and their two wonderful children.
Kari is a registered dental hygienist who has been practicing at Lakeside Dentistry since 1999. She is certified in laser training, BLS, and anesthetic usage. She loves helping her patients learn about their dental health while cultivating long-term relationships with them. Outside of the office, she stays busy keeping tabs on her two teenage daughters and rescuing dogs from nearby animal shelters.
Ally is a dental hygienist who graduated from hygiene school here in Rochester, at RCTC. She was born and raised in Plainview, MN and still resides there with her soon to be husband. Ally enjoys meeting new people and educating her patients on their oral health.
Outside of work, she stays busy with her two dogs and loves spending time with family.
Melissa has been in the dental field since 1997. She also spent 9 years in the Army Reserve as both a dental assistant and a dental hygienist. Although she’s an MN native, she’s spent several years out of state and 3 years out of the country. She is happy to be back in MN with her husband, daughter, and MinPin, Lexi. Melissa loves to spend time with her family and stays busy running her daughter to dance classes and competitions.