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Robyn Ruppert, Financial and Treatment Coordinator, joined Serene Oaks in 2018. After starting her professional life as a registered Dental Hygienist, Robyn has spent the majority of her career in treatment advisory and office manager roles at premier dental offices around the Twin Cities. She also spent some time consulting with dental offices throughout the upper Midwest regarding ways to improve the front office and clinical patient experience. When Robyn is not spending time with patients, she enjoys honing her hygiene skills on her dog Montana, a less than willing, but easy-to-schedule patient, and spending time with her children, husband, and their two cats.
Sarah Ambourn is a Licensed Dental Assistant who graduated from Century College in 2001, she has been working as a dental assistant for over 17 years, 10 of those years were spent specializing in Orthodontics. She loves being a part of creating beautiful smiles. “My goal is to make our patients laugh and feel comfortable in a sometimes uncomfortable environment. I understand patient anxiety and am here to make you feel at ease."
What Sarah loves most about working at Serene Oaks Dental is the high quality of care that we deliver to our patients. “I have always valued quality over quantity and have found the perfect place to work alongside other like-minded people. I am constantly learning and growing as a dental assistant thanks to the support and continuing education our doctors provide us”.
Sarah resides in Hugo, MN, and spends her free time hanging out with family and friends and going to her lake cabin in Siren, WI. Her hobbies include shopping, crossword puzzles, reading, and cheering on the Green Bay Packers. “Go pack go!”
Kiera is a Licensed Dental Hygienist who graduated from Argosy University in 2014. Her favorite part of being a dental hygienist is building relationships with her patients. Kiera is so excited to be apart of Serene Oaks Dental and from day one she felt like she was home and found her forever work family. “My goal is to make sure my patients have the proper tools and education to be as healthy as they can be and to help them feel comfortable throughout their entire dental journey.”
Kiera loves the vision that Serene Oaks Dental has always had of making people feel at ease and even spoil them while at the dental office. “I am so excited to learn from this amazing team. Dr. Horn and Dr. Loween teach me something new every day and have always made me feel 100% at home!” Kiera is so happy to be with a team that always strives to be their best and makes sure to provide top of the line care to their amazing patients.“ This team is always learning and continuing their education in afield they are truly passionate about!”
Kiera and her husband Matt live in Andover with their daughter Athena. Outside of work Kiera loves spending time with family and friends and holds them close to her heart. She is also a certified scuba diver and enjoys diving the local lakes in the summer and the ocean anytime she can! Anytime she can get outside she is happy, especially if it involves water. Kiera loves baseball and her bucket list is to see all the baseball stadiums with her husband.
Ashley first worked as a dental assistant for one year, then decided to further her education in dentistry and get a degree in Dental Hygiene. Ashley has worked as a Dental Hygienist for nine years, graduating from Century College in 2009 with an AAS degree in Dental Hygiene. She loves building relationships with her patients, and working closely with them to achieve optimal health. She is very excited to be joining the Serene Oaks Dental team.
“Everyone here is so passionate about dentistry, and the focus always remains on the patient. Dr. Horn and Dr. Loween always strive to provide the best dental care by learning what their patient’s health goals are, and providing optimal care to get them there.”
Ashley and her husband Cliff live in Blaine with their three boys Blake, Brody, and Blair who are all very active in sports. She enjoys spending time with her family at the cabin, watching and cheering on her boys in all their activities, being outdoors, running, reading, and enjoying a good cup of coffee from Caribou!
‘‘When I arrive, I always know that the staff has my best interest at heart and they care about my health. They are always pleasant and make sure my issues are resolved in the best way possible, and pain-free. I am not one who enjoys going to the dentist, but they always make me feel like it is a good thing. Thanks everyone!
- Michelle M., Former Skeptic