Meet Our Team

annieAnnie, LDA
Office Manager

Annie graduated from Hennepin Technical College’s dental assisting program and has been working in dentistry since 1981. She joined Cedar Valley Dental in 2003.

Annie loves working with Dr. Ryan and the rest of the team at Cedar Valley Dental because everyone gets along like one big family. She also really enjoys the interaction with all of the wonderful patients.

Annie lives in Burnsville, MN. Away from the office, she keeps busy with her children, Sean and Nicole, who are both college students. Annie also enjoys being outdoors, going for walks with her Goldendoodle, Lily, and playing Bingo.

heatherHeather, LDA
Hygiene Coordinator

Heather graduated from Dakota county Technical College in 1999 as a Licensed Dental Assistant. She joined Cedar Valley Dental in 2006.

Heather is proud to be a part of the fun-loving and caring bunch at Cedar Valley Dental because she knows together they make a difference in their patients’ lives.

Heather resides in Rosemount, MN with her husband, Brad, their daughters, Caitlyn and Makenna, and the family’s cats, Natasha and Boo-Boo. When she’s not working, Heather enjoys golfing, fishing, bike rides, walks, shopping, and just spending time in the great outdoors.

machalleMachelle, LDA
Licensed Dental Assistant

Machelle graduated from Northeast Metro Technical College and began working as a Licensed Dental Assistant in 1995. She joined Cedar Valley Dental in 2004.

Machelle enjoys working with Dr. Ryan because he is laid back, caring, and does excellent dentistry. She also enjoys tending to the patients’ needs and making sure their visits are enjoyable.

Machelle lives in Lakeville, MN with her husband, Jeff, their children, Alyssa and Ashley, and the family’s cat, Kiko. Together, they enjoy boating, fishing, snowmobiling, watching sports, and just hanging out.

vickaVictoriya, RDH
Registered Dental Hygienist

Victoriya graduated from Century College as a Registered Dental Hygienist in 2001 and began working at Cedar Valley Dental in 2001.

Victoriya has a passion for educating our patients on the importance of good oral health and enjoys working for Dr. Ryan because they share the same philosophies on preventive dental care.

Away from the office, she enjoys traveling, cooking, exercising, and volunteering at her daughter’s school. Victoriya resides in Eagan, MN with her husband, daughter, step-daughter, and step-son.

allaAlla, RDH
Registered Dental Hygienist

Alla first worked as a Licensed Dental Assistant and then went back to school and graduated from Normandale Community College with an AAS degree in Dental Hygiene in 1995. She joined Cedar Valley Dental in 2001.

Alla is passionate about preventing dental diseases and sharing that knowledge with her patients to help them stay healthy and happy.

Alla is married with 2 daughters, a dog, and a cat. When she’s not practicing dental hygiene, she enjoys spending time outdoors, cross country skiing, and reading historical fiction.