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About Northern Star

Our Staff

Administrative Staff:

The Administrative Staff prides themselves on providing excellent patient service.  They are ready to assist you with all matters related to your care including appointment scheduling, communication with your referring doctors’ office, and provide fee estimates.  The team is knowledgeable in both medical and dental insurance coding and will help you understand your insurance coverage.


Charity earned a degree in Healthcare Administration. She loves to travel with her husband and son.  And enjoys taking walks with their two black labs.


Heidi is new to dentistry but was exposed to the field at an early age.  Her Grandfather was a professor at the U of M School of dentistry.
after practicing in the Minnesota iron range. She earned an  Associate degree in business administration and loves working with the patients and their families. In oral surgery, there is something new and exciting to learn; and meeting new people every day makes coming to work,  joyful.
In her spare time, she loves spending time with her teenage son, working out and riding her Harley.


Rachal is a 2012 graduate of the Dental Assisting program at Hennepin Technical College. She started at Northern Star in February 2014 as a clinical assistant and patient care coordinator.   Rachal provides excellent customer service to patients and family members that call and visit the clinic.  She enjoys supporting patients in all aspects of their experience with us, from scheduling appointments to assist with their treatment.

In her free time, Rachal enjoys visiting skateboard parks with her son, Mason, being outdoors and spending time with her friends and family.

Our Clinical Staff

Our Licensed Dental Assistants are certified by the Minnesota State Board of Dentistry. After working with our team for six months, they begin certification in the AAOMS Dental Assistant Anesthesia National Certification program.  All clinical staff are certified in Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) and Basic Life Support (BLS).  Thier goal is to provide you with safe, companionate care. 



Allison is a 2017 graduate of the Dental Assisting program at Hennepin Technical College in Eden Prairie.
She joined NorthernStar OMS in the summer of 2017 as an intern and was hired on full-time after
completing her internship. Allison finds oral surgery exciting and loves learning something new about oral
surgery every day.
In Allison’s spare time, she enjoys baking, being outdoors, and spending time with friends and family.


Natalie is a 2009 graduate of the Dental Assisting program at Dakota County Technical School in Rosemount, MN. She has experience in many different aspects of dentistry. She has worked in general dentistry, Periodontal Dentistry, Endodontic Dentistry and Oral Surgery. Her favorite is oral surgery out of all of them. She joined our team in December 2018 and has been a great asset ever since. In Natalie’s spare time she is very busy with her 11 year old son who is involved with lots of activates. Her son Madox plays traveling baseball, hockey and flag football. She also has a boyfriend of over 4 years who is also very involved with sports; ESPN is on a TV 24/7 in the house. As a family we love to travel and do different things outdoors and experience life. When Natalie has a little spare time when her boys are away she loves to watch Bravo.


Sierra is a 2019 graduate of the Dental Assisting program at Hennepin Technical College in Eden Prairie.
She joined Northern Star OMS in the summer of 2019 as an intern and was hired on full-time after
completing her internship. In Sierra’s spare time she enjoys being outdoors, playing video games with friends, and spending time with her husband and two cats.

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