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Angie is the Practice Coordinator at Serene Oaks Dental. She has been a patient at Serene Oaks for many years and can advocate to the process of restorative dentistry, as well as pro-active care.
Angie has a diverse background in sales, training and education, retail management, and was a former figure skating coach. She holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of Minnesota in Business and Rhetoric.
Angie and her husband Bill, have two daughters, Jillian and Meghan who live in Chicago. As a family, they love to travel, cook, play with their dog and are hockey fanatics.
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.
Jessi Andersen joined the Serene Oaks Dental team in November of 2017. With her many years of customer service experience and a lifelong love of trips to the dentist, she hopes to elevate the experience our patients have here at Serene Oaks Dental.
Jessi has her Associate of Arts degree from Century College. She then continued her education at Inver Hills Community college to receive her paralegal certification. She loves to learn, and admires Dr. Horn and Dr. Loween for their dedication to continuing education for themselves and the team!
She resides in Forest Lake with her family. Some of her favorites are reading, fitness, beaches, travel, baking, anything outdoors, and cheering on her little athletes!
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!”
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!
Zoe has wanted to be a Dental Hygienist all of her life! She has been a patient here for over ten years. When talking about her roots at Serene Oaks Dental, Zoe has to say this, “Whenever I had a dental appointment, I was so excited to go! Every time I went, I had a great experience and having these experiences motivated me to become a hygienist and wanting to create this for other people”. Having the ability to educate and help her patients increase their oral and overall health is the utmost importance for her. Zoe loves creating the best dental experience for all of her patients by going above and beyond for them.
Zoe is very excited to be working for such a passionate, caring, and hard-working team. She is thankful that her team motivates and pushes her to be the best she can be! Zoe is so excited to be working with such talented doctors. Dr. Horn and Dr. Loewen's dentistry is truly life-changing.
Zoe lives in Lino Lakes with her dog Buddy and cat Little Boo. She loves animals! When Zoe is not at work, she loves to spend time with her family and friends. She likes to go to wineries, try new restaurants, and cuddle up with a warm blanket.
‘‘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