Meet The Staff


Pat has been a Registered Dental Assistant since 1991. With 34 years of experience she has seen many changes in the dental field. Pat has worked with Dr. Roberts since she opened the doors here 18 years ago. Pat is married with three grown children. In her spare time she likes to etch glass, read, and spend time with her family.

“What makes me smile are the people that I meet each day. No two days are ever the same. Old, young and in between, I love the stories people have to tell.”

Christy is one of our Registered Certified Dental Assistants. She graduated from the dental assisting program at Brainerd Technical College in 1992. She has been with Pine City Dental for three years. Christy spends her time in all aspects of patient care. Her time is divided between direct patient care and patient care coordination.

“Being a dental assistant is very rewarding and every day is different. I also enjoy working with patients of all ages.”

Cheryl is a Registered Dental Hygienist at Pine City Dental. She earned her Bachelors of Science degree in dental hygiene from the University of South Dakota, and has over 23 years of experience in the dental hygiene field. Cheryl has been with Pine City Dental since 2014. Cheryl enjoys outdoor activities and spending time with her husband and two children.

“I love the satisfaction that comes from helping others with their dental health, while working in a team oriented practice.”

Brenda is a dental hygienist and a 2004 graduate of Normandale Community College. She thoroughly enjoys dental hygiene and has spent many hours on continuing dental education. Brenda is happy to be a part of Pine City Dental as part of her community! She likes to spend her free time outdoors with family and friends.

“I enjoy being able to help others in my community by becoming healthier and happier. It is amazing how a healthy smile can increase one’s confidence and quality of life!”

Lani is a Registered Dental Hygienist.  She graduated from Lake Superior College in 2013. She has over three years experience in the dental hygiene field. She is new to the area and feels right at home at Pine City Dental. In her spare time, Lani loves to sketch, read, garden and spend time with her family.

“I really enjoy the one on one with patients. Getting to know them and making their time with us comfortable is a goal of mine with each and every patient.”