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.

Dental office receptionist Kim

Kim – Receptionist

Kimberly (Kim) is our receptionist. She has been in the dental field for over 32 years, contributing to the dental assisting and front desk coordinator areas during that time. She graduated from The Minnesota Institute of Medical and Dental Assistants in 1983.

Kim is a born Duluthian and loves to spend time down by the lake and going for walks with her Aussie/blue heeler Momo. Time with her two children Kaira and Tanner is very important to her and she loves to spend time with them going to movies, listening to Tanner’s band, or going to the Duluth Childern’s Play House where Kaira has worked on many fun productions. She is also very active in her Minnesota Scottish Club, is an avid gardener and loves to spend time at her parents’ lake home with her family.

Anya – Hygienist, Chairside Technician

Anya – Hygienist, Chairside Technician

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. Erickson on 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 enjoys spending time with her family and friends, cooking, and taking Pilates classes.

Nancy – Business Manager, Chairside Technician

Nancy – Business Manager, Chairside Technician

Besides managing the business workings behind the scenes, you will also find Nancy helping Dr. Erickson chairside to keep things moving smoothly. Nancy has been in the dental assisting field for over 40 years as a licensed dental assistant, and is married to Dr. Erickson. She is noted for her perpetual smile and her great sense of humor. Nancy and Dr. Erickson have one daughter, Sarah, and a Standard Poodle by the name of MacGyver. In her free time, she can be found caring for aging parents, cooking, exercising, and being with people.

Jessica – Dental Laboratory Technician

Jessica – Laboratory Technician

Jessica is one of our two full-time 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. Jessica is also a licensed dental assistant, so you will occasionally see Jessica chairside to discuss the subtleties of your smile, or sometimes assisting Dr. Erickson. Jess is an absolutely delightful individual and a real artist when it comes to custom designing your new smile. Jess is married to Kurt. Together they have two daughters, Corbyn and Ella. They currently live in Duluth, Minnesota. During her time off, Jessica and Kurt enjoy chasing their kids, camping with friends, and some personal time jogging and exercising.

 Rebecca – Dental Laboratory Technician

Rebecca – Laboratory Technician

Rebecca is a full-time laboratory technician who works to fabricate your new dental prosthesis.  With her artistic abilities, she strives to give patients quality care that is both highly functional and is customized so they can feel great about their new smile.  Rebecca is also trained chairside, so she can occasionally be seen assisting Dr. Erickson. Rebecca currently resides on her parent’s farm in Wisconsin and even has her own flock of sheep.  When she is not doing farm chores, she enjoys hiking, sailing, dog training, and being active in church and pro-life ministries.

Feel Confident About Your Smile!

Prosthodontist Drs. Erickson or Esguerra can now correct a wide variety of so-called “permanent” cosmetic dental problems with today’s advanced techniques and prosthodontic materials.

Call us today to make an appointment at (218)722-8118

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