Meet Our Team


The orthodontic team at Sletten Orthodontics is a motivated group of professionals who receive ongoing training which enhances both personal and professional development. Together, we maximize our potential in the delivery of exceptional care within a relaxed and supportive atmosphere.

Over 75 years of combined experience means a gifted and talented group who are respectful, courteous, cheerful and always helpful. They will ensure you enjoy all the comforts of home and promise you will rarely have to wait. We are proud of our team as they are critically important in our overall mission of excellence.

Our staff includes:

Jennifer – Scheduling, Insurance & Financial Coordinator in Stillwater

Hi, my name is Jennifer. I am the Scheduling, Insurance & Financial Coordinator here at Sletten Orthodontics. I have been with Dr. Sletten since 2003. I feel very fortunate to be part of an amazing orthodontic team. I truly enjoy working with our patients and getting to know them throughout orthodontic treatment. It's great to see all those World Class Smiles!

Out of the office, I enjoy spending time with my family. My husband Rick our children Ashley and Reid and our son-in-law, Zack. We are truly enjoying our lake life. I also enjoy snowmobiling, reading, exercising and cruising on our Harley motorcycle.

BridgetBridget – Registered Dental Hygienist & Treatment Coordinator in Stillwater

Hi, my name is Bridget, and I am a Registered Dental Hygienist. I bring more than 25 years of experience in the dental field to Sletten Orthodontics. I started as dental assistant and continued on with my education to become a hygienist. I have been with Dr. Sletten since 2007 as a Treatment Coordinator in our Stillwater location. I feel blessed to be part of an amazingly talented, warmhearted team. Our team fully believes that a healthy bite is key to long-term dental health and stability, and what a bonus to create beautiful smiles for our patients on their journey to health.

When I am not with my family at Sletten Orthodontics, I can be found in St. Mary's Point with Matt, my husband of 23 years; my boys, T.J. and Keegan; and our dog, Radar. In my free time, I enjoy being a volunteer Firefighter/EMT for the Lower St. Croix Valley Fire Department, working out, camping, playing softball, reading, and most importantly, chasing my boys to their activities. Oh, and the O'Brien's love cheering for the Minnesota Wild!

KathyKathy – Orthodontic Assistant in Stillwater

I am proud to be part of the most incredible orthodontic office. Seeing the significant changes in our patients keeps me motivated on a daily basis. Our work is so rewarding! With healthy and beautiful teeth, people are more willing to smile, have more confidence and enjoy life.

When I am not working, I enjoy spending time with my husband, Kevin; our two wonderful children, Hailey and Brady; and our dogs Blu and Gus.


KaliKali – Orthodontic Assistant in Stillwater

Hi, I’m Kali! I grew up in the Great Plains of North Dakota. I’ve been an orthodontic assistant since 2009 and have worked for Dr. Sletten since March 2012.

I enjoy coming to such a fun, upbeat office and my team feels like a family to me. I love what I do!

Outside of work, some of my favorite things to do are bike rides on our Harley, snowboard, and anything to do with sunshine; hang out with my family and friends!

I’m getting married to my best friend in 2020! We have a mini-goldendoodle puppy, Benny, that keeps us on our toes!


Hannah - Orthodontic Assistant in Stillwater

HannahHi, I'm Hannah and I am an Orthodontic Assistant in Stillwater. I enjoy being a part of each patients' treatment experience. It's amazing seeing the changes and progress in each smile. My favorite part of my job is witnessing the bright, infectious smiles the day patients get their braces off.

When I'm not in the office, I enjoy spending time outdoors. I love camping, boating, riding my dirt bike, and weekends at the cabin with my family and friends.

Michelle - Orthodontic Assistant in Stillwater

MichelleHello, I’m Michelle! I am an Orthodontic Assistant in Stillwater. I feel very blessed to be a part of such an amazing team. I enjoy working with our patients; getting to know them, seeing the wonderful transformations and results achieved by Dr. Sletten. Seeing our patients leave more confident and happy is such a rewarding experience.

Outside of work, I volunteer coaching Special Olympics. In my free time I spend time with family and friends and I love to travel!

Michelle is the proud pup parent of her Pembroke Welsh Corgi, Malibu.

Samantha - Dental Assistant in Stillwater

SamBorn and raised in Stillwater Minnesota. I have been a Dental Assistant since 2009, spending my entire career in orthodontics. Working in orthodontics has always been so fulfilling because I enjoy watching our patients and their families grow throughout the course of treatment. Seeing our patients more often allows me to develop closer relationships and help create a very warm atmosphere.

When I’m not in the office, most weekends you can find me up north spending time outdoors, hunting with my dogs and fishing. I also enjoy being creative with DIY projects around the house and refinishing furniture.

wendyWendy – Orthodontic Assistant in Hudson

Hi, I’m Wendy! I have been on both sides of the dental chair- first as an adult patient and now as an orthodontic assistant at out Hudson office. I enjoy interacting with our patients and their families’ throughout the course of their orthodontic treatment. I am always amazed looking at out patients’ before and after photos! I am proud to be part of an amazing orthodontic team that creates such beautiful smiles. I have been a Hudson Resident for the past 20 years. When I am not in the office I like to spend time with my husband, Tom, my children, Melissa, Gavin and son-in-law Cameron, and my granddaughter, Paisley. I enjoy spending time at our family cabin, attending college sporting events, and photography.

emmaEmma - License Dental Assistant in Hudson

Hi! My name is Emma and I am one of the assistant at our Hudson location! I have been a dental assistant since 2015. In the Orthodontic field we get to interact with our patients more often, which has given me the opportunity to develop relationships with the patients and their families. I also enjoy seeing the change in confidence when people see the transformation of their smile.  Along with being an assistant I am also a part of the Navy Reserves. When I am not at work I love to do outdoor activities such as: Fishing, boating, working out and enjoying time with family, friends and my beautiful black lab, named Elko. 

HeatherHeather - License Dental Assistant in Hudson

I’m an orthodontic assistant in Hudson. Being that I am previous patient of Sletten Orthodontics, I know firsthand the joy and confidence you gain from seeing how your smile has developed. It is so rewarding to see patients from the beginning come in with so much excitement for what’s to come, to the day patients get their braces off and are amazed by the transformation and how beautiful their smiles are. I am thankful to be part of this team and each patient’s journey.  Outside of work, I enjoy spending time with my family and friends. A handful of activities I take joy in are: snowboarding, fishing, kayaking, working out, going for walks and playing with my animals. 

katieKatie - License Dental Assistant in Hudson

I have over 14 years of Orthodontic experience. My favorite part of working in orthodontics is watching our patients smiles transform and giving them the confidence to take on the world! I reside in Hudson with my Husband, John, daughter, Vayda and two boxer dogs. I enjoy working out and spending time with my family and friends.

nicoleNicole - Orthodontic Treatment/Financial/Scheduling Coordinator in Hudson

I have over 20 years of Orthodontic experience in various roles. I have always enjoyed experiencing the positive changes of our patients’ as their beautiful smiles are created, and developing relationships with the families as well. I feel very fortunate to be part of this wonderful team. I live in Hudson with my husband Derek and our two boys Myles & Cash, along with our dogs. In my free time I enjoy making jewelry and watching both our boys on the ball fields. Our family enjoys boating on the St. Croix and spending time with our family and friends. 

alyssa-july2020_200Alyssa- Orthodontic Assistant

I am fresh out of Dental Assisting School from WITC-Rice Lake. I fell in love with the idea of helping people improve their smiles and gaining the confidence they want.

I was born and raised in Salt Lake City, UT, then moved to Southern Indiana where I grew up and moved back west to attend Brigham Young University-Idaho where I received my associates. I met my husband out west and we are now residing in Somerset WI. I’ve moved a lot in my life but I enjoy meeting new people and seeing new cultures in my free time. I enjoy hiking, kayaking(basically anything active outside), baking, cooking, tennis, volleyball and spending time with my family.

laura-july2020_200Laura - Licensed Dental Assistant

Hi, I’m Laura! I’ve been an Orthodontic Assistant since 2018. Having a great experience as a previous patient at Sletten Orthodontics, I knew I wanted to help others love their smile as much as I love mine. I really enjoy getting to know patients throughout their treatment and seeing the changes in their teeth and confidence.

When I’m not at work I enjoy any outside activity from camping to hunting, fishing, gardening or running. I love to ride horses, travel, compete in rodeos, ride my Harley with my two brothers and spend time with friends and family. I’m also a proud dog mom to an Australian Shepherd named Leroy, who loves going on adventures with me!

Kari - Scheduling Coordinator

My husband and I have been married nearly 22 years. We moved to Hudson 16 years ago. Our oldest daughter , Mackenzie, is 25 and serves in the Airforce. She is based down in Oklahoma. Our youngest, Claire,will begin her Sophomore year at Stout this fall.

I enjoy spending time with my family. I love reading, doing puzzles and gardening. I also love to spend time outside hiking, biking, kayaking, and cross-country skiing. We also enjoy our four cats and spending weekends on our deck.

I’ve always enjoyed working with people in some sort of customer service position. Whether it was when I was in a management position, small business owner, or being a scheduling coordinator, I really enjoy meeting new people and seeing our existing patients everyday.