Meet Dr. Kathrynne Dryke

 

Dr. Kathrynne Dryke‘s passion for both the creative arts and the sciences, along with her attention to detail, has made dentistry a natural and perfect career choice.

 

After receiving her Bachelor of Science degree in biology and a minor in German language studies from the University of La Verne in La Verne, California, Dr. Dryke earned her Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from the University of Minnesota School of Dentistry.

 

She has been the recipient of several awards, including the Crawford Award for excellence in dental research, and was honored to present her research findings at dental meetings in Singapore, Las Vegas, Orlando, and San Francisco.

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She was also honored with an award for excellence in the study of prosthodontics, the area of dentistry specifically concerned with complex treatment of occlusion, crown and bridgework, and denture fabrication. Dr. Dryke’s dedication to dental excellence has continued since graduation day. Each year she and her staff devote a significant portion of their time to attending professional conventions and advanced continuing education courses, so they can continually provide state-of-the-art services. Dr. Dryke and her husband, Jake, are both Duluth natives. They have four beautiful children, Sydney, Gracie, Max, and Simon. She and her family enjoy traveling, photography, cooking, art, and the outdoors.

Meet The Front Desk

 

Kelly

 

Kelly feels blessed to work at the front desk of Gallery Dental, serving patients in any way she can.  Kelly is a Duluth native and has worked with Dr. Dryke for 17 wonderful years.   She loves to help patients with scheduling, answering questions, discussing treatment, encouraging patients and supporting the rest of the team.  Kelly is married to Steve and they have 2 boys, Derek (12) and Dane (10) who love to play various sports including soccer. Kelly enjoys being outdoors, hiking, reading, eating, and spending time with family and friends.  Her favorite things include coffee and chocolate, no surprise to her co-workers.

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Mindy

 

Mindy has worked in the business office since 2000. She and her husband have two adorable children, along with their crazy Labrador retriever, Sunny. Mindy is always happy to help in any way possible so give her a call if you have questions!

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Rachael

 

Rachael joined Gallery Dental in September 2011. Her dental experience, compassion, and effective communication has given her the ability to be a humbled team leader. She believes that knowledge is power and is dedicated to spending the time it takes to help you fully understand the value in your oral health. Her desire to see people happy and healthy is truly a gift to our community. Rachael is a lover of small-venue music shows, minimalism (dreams of building a tiny house), and the serenity of Lake Superior.

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Meet The Hygiene Team

 

Stephanie

 

Stephanie has been a valuable member of the Gallery Dental team since 2008.
She received her Bachelor of Science degree in dental hygiene at the University of Missouri, Kansas City in 1998.
This experience has allowed her to develop a gentle but thorough approach to taking care of her patient’s needs.

Stephanie enjoys spending time with her husband and two children. In her free time, she enjoys watching all levels of hockey, spending time outdoors, and playing with her two dogs. Stephanie will greet you with a smile and looks forward to meeting you and working together to reach your health goals!

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Cindy

 

Cindy has been with Gallery Dental since 2002. She is originally from Mora, MN and attended the University of MN-Duluth graduating with a Dental Hygiene degree in 1992. She has had a variety of experience including a periodontal office in LaCrosse, WI. She truly enjoys being a hygienist and getting to know her patient’s needs. Cindy has been a dedicated member of Gallery Dental since 2002. She is originally from Mora, graduated from the University of Minnesota-Duluth in 1992 with her Dental Hygiene Degree. Prior to Gallery Dental she had a variety of dental practice opportunities including 4 years at a periodontal specialty office in LaCrosse, WI. Through the years she has enjoyed getting to know her patients and their needs to be able to treat them with the best care to maintain a healthy mouth. Cindy has become a true soccer and hockey mom to her two children. She enjoys traveling, gardening and spending time with friends along Lake Superior. Cindy looks forward to helping you keep a healthy smile!

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Jocelyn

 

Jocelyn earned her Bachelor of Science degree from the University of MN-Twin Cities in 2008. As a homegrown Duluthian, she was thrilled to return to Duluth in 2011 and dedicate herself to the Gallery Dental family in 2014. Jocelyn is passionate about helping you achieve a healthy mouth and her tender touch, honest approach and sunny spirit will make you feel comfortable and let you know you’re well cared for. Jocelyn loves spending time with her family, camping and hiking in the woods, gardening, practicing yoga and singing in her free time. Jocelyn will welcome you with genuine warmth and she looks forward to working with you to keep your smile healthy!

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Jean

 

Jean has been with Gallery Dental since 2004. She attended North Dakota State College of Science graduating with a Dental Hygiene degree in 2004. She has been cross trained which allows her to help apply clinical aspect in administrative settings.
Jean, her husband and son enjoy the outdoors, coaching and playing sports and they are very active in their hometown community. Jeans enthusiasm for health and oral hygiene will keep you on track and motivated in reaching your hygiene goals. She looks forward to seeing you at your next appointment.

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Meet The Dental Assistants

 

Becky

 

Becky is a registered dental assistant. She is married and has two children. Becky likes all outdoor activities and spending time with her friends and family.

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Ashley

 

Ashley has been with Gallery Dental since 2011. She is the lab technician here and takes pride in being able to provide patients with same day crown services. She has a 4 year old son and a 7 month old puppy who keeps her very active. Ashley is also resident manager of an apartment building in Moose Lake. She stays busy and wouldn’t have it any other way!

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Danielle

 

Danielle is a Duluth Native who graduated from Hibbing Community College in May of 2016 as a Certified Dental Assistant. She has been with Gallery Dental since 2011. Danielle loves spending time outdoors and is always looking forward to helping patients achieve their dental goals!

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