Meet Our Team



At Arhart Dental we strive to provide the best dental care possible in a relaxed and comfortable atmosphere! Each member of our team has years of experience in treating patients with care and compassion. We regularly attend continuing education courses and seminars to stay informed of the latest advances and technology in dental care. Our most important asset is you – our valued patient!

Kathy.jpgKathleen  – Office Manager/Dental Hygienist

Kathy grew up in the Twin Cities. Her first career was in nursing. She returned to college in 1980 and graduated from Normandale Community College in 1983 with a Dental Hygiene degree. She has worked at the Shakopee office since 1990 as an Office Manager and Dental Hygienist. Jim and Kathy have been married since 1977. They have two adopted daughters from Korea, Kyja and Kesley. Her interests include gardening, biking and skiing.

Cheryl.jpgCheryl  – Receptionist

Cheryl spent her early childhood years in Utah and Nevada, but she considers Minnesota her home state. She lives on a hobby farm with her husband and enjoys caring for her pygmy goats, chickens, dogs and cat. Cheryl enjoys volunteer work, traveling, hiking and bird watching. She was a travel agent before entering the dental field and enjoyed traveling to many exciting destinations. Cheryl has worked for Dr. Arhart since 2011. She is happy to assist our patients with scheduling appointments, insurance and billing questions.

MaryMary  – Receptionist

Mary joined Arhart Dental in 2017. She attended Minnesota Institute to become a Licensed Dental Assistant. She brings years of experience in direct patient care and administrative skills. She enjoys building relationships with patients and helping them with any needs. Mary lives in Shakopee with her husband Al and dog Willie. Together they have two daughters and a granddaughter. Mary enjoys being outdoors, especially hiking, biking, and playing tennis. Her interests include creating stained glass lamps, quilting and learning new things by reading. She is dreaming of being a contestant on the reality show Survivor! Mary is looking forward to discovering more of the U.S. by taking some road trips with her husband.

Rose.jpgRoseann  – Dental Hygienist

Rose grew up in Central Wisconsin. She graduated from the University of Minnesota in 2000 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Dental Hygiene. Rose has worked for Dr. Arhart since 2003. She lives in Prior Lake with her husband and two children. Rose enjoys spending time with family and friends and scrapbooking.

Connie.jpgConnie  – Dental Hygienist

Connie grew up in southern Minnesota and the Anoka area. She graduated from Normandale Community College in 2001 with a degree in Dental Hygiene. Connie has worked for Dr. Arhart since 2006. She lives in Burnsville with her husband, Dan. She has two married children and four grandchildren. Connie’s interests include traveling, sewing and spending time with family and friends.

Jenna.jpgJenna  – Dental Hygienist

Jenna grew up just north of the twin cities but moved to the south metro after high school. She graduated from Normandale Community College with a degree in dental hygiene. She joined the team at Arhart Dental in 2014. Jenna lives in Shakopee with her husband, two rescue cats and a standard poodle. When Jenna is not helping people with their oral health she is helping people with their overall health as a personal trainer and co-owner of the Shakopee Snap Fitness. Jenna enjoys traveling, hiking, trying new restaurants and wineries and being outdoors as much as possible.

Danielle-resizedDanielle  – Dental Assistant

Danielle is the newest member of the Arhart team. She grew up in Lakeville where she met and married her high school sweetheart. Danielle and her husband live in Belle Plaine with their son and two dogs. She enjoys spending time in northern Minnesota in the summer as well as gardening and taking her dogs for walks.