Meet The Team
Reception Team Leader
Amy joined our team in January of 2013. She enjoys spending time with her family and friends. Occasionally, you can find her and her husband driving around in their 1967 convertible Camaro!
Blanca is a Registered Dental Assistant. She enjoys spending time outdoors with her husband Herberto, son Benjamin and daughter Liliana. Blanca also enjoys visiting her parents and is an active member of her church.
Emily is a Registered Dental Hygienist. She graduated from the University of South Dakota with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Dental Hygiene and Bellevue University with a Master’s in Business Administration. She has devoted her time creating beautiful smiles and building strong relationships with her patients. When she is not working, she can be found spending time with her two kids Chloe and Liam and her husband William.
Kari is our Office Manager. She has recently rejoined our practice and has been in the dental field for 20 years. Kari and her husband Cory have 3 children Meah, Micah and Maddox. In her free time, she enjoys reading, walking, and spending time with her family.
Karleen has been with the North Sioux Dental Clinic since 2007.
Katie is a Registered Dental Hygienist and a 2005 graduate of the University of South Dakota. Katie enjoys spending time with her 3 wonderful children Owen, Jack and Olivia and her husband, Paddy. Katie is a native of Elk Point and Jefferson. Katie enjoys gardening, crafting, tacos, and coffee.
Mallory has been a team member since 2013. She completed her certifications in 2007. She had a great experience working in a dental clinic in Haiti with Dr. Cork. If Mallory is not in the office, she is often found at the Dunes Surgical Hospital helping with hospital dentistry or doing out reach in the community.
Shannon was born in Hessen, Germany and spent her childhood traveling as a dependent with USAF. She is a graduate of the University of South Dakota with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Dental Hygiene. In her free time, she likes to garden and enjoy outdoor activities with her husband Matt and daughters Malloreigh and Madalynn. She also has the joy of keeping her golden retriever Griffin from destroying her home. Shannon began her dental career as an assistant in Omaha, NE and now is a Dental Hygienist. She looks forward to getting to know each patient and helping maintain their dental needs.
Shari has been a Dental Hygienist for 37 years and has enjoyed this exciting career path. She attended the University of South Dakota and received her Dental Hygiene Degree in 1983 and a Hospital Administration Degree in 1985. She and her husband Johnny have 3 wonderful young men who are all in college. They are proud owners of a Morkie dog named Delano Franklin.
Business Team Leader
Sue is a receptionist and insurance specialist. She has been working at the North Sioux Dental Clinic since 1998. Sue loves gardening, camping with her family, and spending time with her grandchildren. She has three children: Holly, Morgan, and Jacob.
Cynthia is a RDA . She joined our practice in 2021 and is a recent graduate of Western Iowa Tech Community College dental assistant program.
CDA, RDA and a Expanded Functions Dental Assistant
Katie is a CDA, RDA and a Expanded Functions Dental Assistant. She has 17 years of experience in the dental field. She also teaches Dental Assisting at WITCC part time. Katie is incredibly passionate about dentistry and loves what she does.
Joan has been practicing dental hygiene since 1982 after graduating from the University of South Dakota dental hygiene program.
Joan and her husband raised three sons on a farm outside of Kingsley, where she resides to this day. Her husband, Kelly, is a station manager for FedEx Ground and is in partnership with two of their three sons in a cattle operation.
In Joan’s free time she enjoys swimming, traveling and spoiling her granddaughters. Her greatest professional joy is her patient retention and watching patient’s families grow. After 27 years at the Dentist Depot, she looks forward to practicing at NSDC and meeting new patients.