Meet the Prosthodontics Office Staff
Dental Implant & Reconstructive Center in Duluth MN
All chairside assistants are registered and certified professionals.
All staff members are CPR certified and are informed administrative personnel, well-versed in health and insurance policies.
Julie– Treatment Planning Coordinator
Julie joined our office in November of 2019 as a Front Desk/Patient Coordinator. Julie has 27 years of experience in customer service as a Salon Manager, Team Leader, Educator and Service Technician. She enjoys working with the patients from first initial phone call to final Smile Makeover. She has found working in the dental field to be a very rewarding and life changing experience. Julie lives in Duluth with her husband Bob, and two sons Joe and Tysen. She is also a proud “granny” to her two grandsons Sawyer and Owen. She loves spending time outdoors, working out and snuggling her Boxer, Daisy.
Laurin– Treatment Planning Coordinator & Admin
Prior to joining our practice, Laurin previously worked as a Registered Nurse and served part-time in the Minnesota Air National Guard as an Education and Training Manager. She joined our team as Front Desk/Patient Coordinator because it aligned with her patient centered focus and desire to work in an environment that promotes health. Outside of work, Laurin enjoys time with her family and friends, going to various musical outlets and participating in league activities.
Anya– Registered Dental Hygienist
Along with her great personality, Anya brings to our office experience as a registered dental hygienist. She enjoys the variety she gets from working the traditional hygiene role and assisting Dr. Esguerra on procedures and surgeries that include: implant placement, sinus lifts, and bone grafts. Anya enjoys interacting with patients to make sure they understand their treatment, while striving to achieve the best standard of care possible. Outside of work, Anya’s hobbies and interests include cooking, running, and spending time with her husband, two children and two dogs.
Jordyn– Registered Dental Hygienist
Jordyn joined our office in May 2020 and is one of our two registered dental hygienists. She graduated from Lake Superior College here in Duluth, in 2019. Jordyn chose a career in the dental field because she enjoys educating patients on the importance of good oral health and she appreciates the rewarding experience of helping and building genuine connections with patients as they go through their entire dental experience. Outside of work, Jordyn enjoys staying active and playing sports, her favorites being; golf, softball and hockey.
Jessica– Sr. Lab Manager & Registered Dental Assistant
Jessica is one of our in-house dental technicians working to customize and fabricate much of the work necessary for you to feel terrific about your smile and your ability to chew. She has 25+ years in the dental field and is a real artist when it comes to designing your new smile. She is also a licensed dental assistant, so you may occasionally see her chairside to assist and discuss the subtleties of your smile. Jessica and her family currently live in Duluth, Minnesota. During her time off she enjoys spending time with family, camping with friends, some personal time with her yoga practice and hiking.
Tara– Lab Technician & Dental Assistant
Tara is a Laboratory technician who strives to give patients quality care that is highly functional and customized so you can feel great about your smile. Tara is also trained chair side so sometimes you will see her assisting Dr. Esguerra. Tara resides in Wisconsin and loves to spend time with her family. When she is not busy being a hockey mom she is camping or spending time in her garden.