Meet the Purdy Team


Dr. Crist

Dr. Andrew Crist grew up in Woodbury, MN. He earned a BA in Biblical Studies and Theology from Wheaton College outside of Chicago. He earned his DDS at the University of Minnesota. Dr. Crist is also an active member of the Army National Guard and serves as a dental officer for the Minnesota Guard as the rank of Captain.

Dr. Crist and his wife, Anna, live on the east side of Saint Paul. When not doing dentistry, he enjoys camping, golfing, reading, and spending time with friends and family.

Keely - Office Manager

I graduated from Metropolitan State University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration. Working in both offices, it’s rewarding being able to get to know and help all of our patients. I love spending my free time with family and friends. The hobbies I enjoy the most are baking treats and keeping up with my son’s ever evolving love of sports.

Lisa – Scheduling Coordinator

I look forward to meeting our patients and getting to know each one of them. Having a background in dental assisting has been helpful for working at the front desk. My husband and I, along with our two girls, live in Baldwin, Wisconsin. Outside of work, some of the hobbies I enjoy are going for walks, crafting, baking and most of all spending time with family and friends.

Patty - Scheduling Coordinator

I enjoy providing front desk support to Keely and Lisa. One of the best parts of my day is greeting patients as they walk in the door and getting to know them. In my spare time, I appreciate being outside and going on sideXside adventures with my husband. I also like spending time with my 3 grown daughters and 7 grandchildren.

Amy - Hygienist

I earned a Bachelors degree in Dental Hygiene from the University of Minnesota. I believe in improving a patients overall health by maintaining a healthy mouth. My husband and I, along with our two boys, reside in the Baldwin community. When I'm not at work I enjoy following my boys in sports, cooking and outdoor activities up north.

Sarah - Hygienist

I have been a Dental Hygienist since 2001. It’s rewarding getting to know my patients and helping them understand how their oral health impacts their overall health. I live in Hammond with my husband and our 4 children. When I’m not at work, you will likely find me coaching my daughters in volleyball, basketball and softball or watching all my kids perform in band, choir and theater. I also enjoy crafting, scrapbooking, sewing and spending time with my family and friends.

Allie - Hygienist

I graduated from Herzing University with a bachelor degree in Dental Hygiene. As a hygienist, I believe in oral health prevention, as well as connecting the mouth to the overall health of the body. In my free time, I enjoy spending time with my friends and family at our cabin on Bone lake.

Michelle- Hygienist

I was a dental assistant for 8 years before becoming a dental hygienist in 2008. I love the dental field and enjoy always keeping up on the latest research concerning oral health. My passion is in patient care and education. My husband and I love spending time with our two school aged children. In the summer, I enjoy gardening, being on the lake or spending time in the great outdoors.

Joy - Hygienist

I graduated from Minnesota State University, Mankato with a degree in Dental Hygiene. I enjoy both the challenges and many rewards that come with practicing dental hygiene. My hobbies include exercising, traveling and spending time with family and friends.

Katie - Hygienist

I graduated from Chippewa Valley Technical College in 2006 with a degree in Dental Hygiene. I find helping patients understand the importance and value of their dental health very rewarding. Outside of work, I enjoy spending time with my family and friends. I also have 3 young girls that keep me active and on my toes!

Jennifer - Hygienist

I earned my Dental Hygiene degree from Argosy University. I love getting to know my patients, helping them with homecare tips and overcoming dental fears. In my free time, I enjoy spending time with my husband and two boys. We love to spend time on the St. Croix river and being outside.

Lori - Dental Assistant

Born and raised in Oshkosh, Wisconsin I moved to Western Wisconsin in 1991. I enjoy spending time with family and friends and going to art and craft festivals. For fitness I like walking and riding bike.

Harriete - Dental Assistant

Graduating from Dental Assisting School in 1983, I have been a dental assistant for the majority of my life. It’s rewarding seeing patients leave the office with smiles on their faces. When I’m not working, I like spending time outdoors walking, hiking and camping. I also enjoy reading and spending time with my family, friends and dog.

Kaitlyn - Dental Assistant

I graduated from Dakota County Technical College with a degree in Dental Assisting. When I am not at work, I like reading, being outdoors, golfing and spending time with my family.

Irene - Dental Assistant

I graduated from Century College with a degree in Dental Assisting. I enjoy getting to know our patients and making them feel comfortable. Outside of work, I love spending time with friends and family. Some hobbies I enjoy are crafting, running and reading.

Brenda - Marketing

I previously worked in the social services field for many years which included business development. I really enjoy doing community outreach and working with the area schools.


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