Prairie Lakes Dental


We are especially interested in making all our patients feel right at home! Our staff is trained, skilled, and has years of experience treating patients with the highest level of care. We strive to provide energetic and fun-­loving service to each patient, and we stay current with the latest in technological advances by regularly attending continuing education courses and seminars.

  • Kim
      Kim Office Manager

      Kim joined the Prairie Lakes Dental team in 2020 as the Office Manager, but she has been in the dental field since 2005, first as a Receptionist, then Treatment/Insurance Coordinator before coming a Manager. Her knowledge and sense of humor make her a delight for patients to know. Outside of the office, she enjoys the great outdoors, reading, and spending time with her friends and family.

    • Shelley
        Shelley Front Desk Associate

        Shelley started with our Columbus Family Dental team in 2011, then transferred to the Prairie Lakes Dental location in 2014. Before that, she was a long time patient at Columbus Family Dental. She takes great pride in her work and really enjoys helping and getting to know all of our patients that come to the practice. Shelley and her husband enjoy camping in the Summer with family and friends. They have two dogs, Bo and Luke, who keep them very busy.

      • Becky
          Becky Dental Hygienist

          Becky has been a dental hygienist since 2001. She enjoys the relationships she makes with her patients. In her spare time, she enjoys exercising and watching sports.

        • Stefanie
            Stefanie Dental Hygienist

            Stefanie has been a Dental Hygienist for over 10 years and recently joined the Prairie Lakes Dental Team. Stefanie prides herself in educating and treating her patients. When she is not in the office, you can find her spending time with family and friends, hiking and soaking up the sun on a kayak.

          • Amber
              Amber Dental Assistant

              Amber graduated from Madison College’s Dental Assistant program in 2015, and joined Columbus Family Dental/ Prairie Lakes Dental in 2020. She loves helping people become happy with their smiles and making them comfortable with being at the dentist.
              In her free time, she loves spending time with family and friends, watching movies, baking and doing crafts.

            • Danielle
                Danielle Dental Assistant

                Danielle has been a dental assistant with Prairie Lakes Dental since 2015. She enjoys interacting with her patients and making them feel comfortable at each visit. In her spare time, she enjoys playing volleyball, cooking and spending time with family and friends.

              • Emily
                  Emily Dental Assistant

                  Emily has been working as a dental assistant with Columbus Family Dental/Prairie Lakes Dental since 2010. Emily looks forward to the variety that each day brings, and she can’t wait to help you find the smile that you’ve been waiting for. In her free time she enjoys spending time with her husband, daughter and 2 dogs.

                • Gracie
                    Gracie Dental Assistant

                    Gracie grew up in Madison and attended Madison East High School. She completed the Dental Assistant Program at Madison Area Technical College in 2015. Her favorite parts about her job are building relationships with patients and learning something new every day. When she is not working, she enjoys hanging out with friends and spending time with her dog, Keva.

                  • Jessica
                      Jessica Dental Assistant

                      Jessica joined Columbus Family Dental in 2012. She worked at the Rio location before the merge with Columbus Family Dental. Jessica is very devoted and family oriented.

                    • Kayli
                        Kayli Dental Assistant

                        Kayli joined Columbus Family Dental/Prairie Lakes Dental in 2020, and has worked in the dental field for a number of years. Kayli enjoys helping families with there dental health and achieving their new smiles. In her spare time, Kayli enjoys making mac and cheese, learning to golf, and doting on her son.

                      • McKenna
                          McKenna Dental Assistant

                          McKenna has worked for Prairie Lakes Dental since 2019. She enjoys meeting new patients and making them feel comfortable with their dental experience. In her spare time, she enjoys boating, hiking and hanging out with friends and family.

                        • Montse
                            Montse Dental Assistant

                            Montse joined the Columbus Family Dental team in the Spring of 2020. She is passionate to make her patients feel comfortable at every appointment. In her free time, Montse enjoys working out and training for half marathons, as well as spending time with friends and family.

                          • Rachel
                              Rachel Dental Assistant

                              Rachel started working with Columbus Family Dental team in 2018. She hopes to make all of her patients feel as excited about dentistry as she is. Rachel lives in Cottage Grove and loves to play volleyball.