Dr. Lawson

Dr. Mike Lawson is a graduate of the University of Minnesota system, first with a Bachelor's in Business Administration and subsequently graduating with honors from the U of M School of Dentistry in 1998. Since then, he and his family have made a home in Central Minnesota practicing in St. Cloud and Sartell. Dr. Lawson shares two passions, one for dentistry, (his team and patients) and the other for his family (wife Kristin and son's Ian and Elijah). Dr. Lawson is dedicated to working with our patients toward the goal of optimum oral health, recognizing the benefits to their overall health while maintaining honesty and compassion in his care.

Dr. Lawson

Dr. Mike Lawson is a graduate of the University of Minnesota system, first with a Bachelor's in Business Administration and subsequently graduating with honors from the U of M School of Dentistry in 1998. Since then, he and his family have made a home in Central Minnesota practicing in St. Cloud and Sartell. Dr. Lawson shares two passions, one for dentistry, (his team and patients) and the other for his family (wife Kristin and son's Ian and Elijah). Dr. Lawson is dedicated to working with our patients toward the goal of optimum oral health, recognizing the benefits to their overall health while maintaining honesty and compassion in his care.

Kristin - Office Manager

Kristin has been with Lawson Family Dental since its inception in 2001. Kristin has been in the dental field virtually all her life growing up with a father who is a dentist. Kristin's management background includes 12 years in retail management. She lives in Sartell with husband Mike (who just happens to be our very own Dr. Mike), sons Ian and Eli, and their dog Ruby. What Kristin enjoys most about working at Lawson Family Dental is the aspect of building a strong team of dental professionals and the challenge of the ever-changing dental environment.

Kristin - Office Manager

Kristin has been with Lawson Family Dental since its inception in 2001. Kristin has been in the dental field virtually all her life growing up with a father who is a dentist. Kristin's management background includes 12 years in retail management. She lives in Sartell with husband Mike (who just happens to be our very own Dr. Mike), sons Ian and Eli, and their dog Ruby. What Kristin enjoys most about working at Lawson Family Dental is the aspect of building a strong team of dental professionals and the challenge of the ever-changing dental environment.

Kristin - Office Manager

Kristin has been with Lawson Family Dental since its inception in 2001. Kristin has been in the dental field virtually all her life growing up with a father who is a dentist. Kristin's management background includes 12 years in retail management. She lives in Sartell with husband Mike (who just happens to be our very own Dr. Mike), sons Ian and Eli, and their dog Ruby. What Kristin enjoys most about working at Lawson Family Dental is the aspect of building a strong team of dental professionals and the challenge of the ever-changing dental environment.

Kristin - Office Manager

Kristin has been with Lawson Family Dental since its inception in 2001. Kristin has been in the dental field virtually all her life growing up with a father who is a dentist. Kristin's management background includes 12 years in retail management. She lives in Sartell with husband Mike (who just happens to be our very own Dr. Mike), sons Ian and Eli, and their dog Ruby. What Kristin enjoys most about working at Lawson Family Dental is the aspect of building a strong team of dental professionals and the challenge of the ever-changing dental environment.

Gina - Dental Assistant

Gina is the newest member of our team, but comes with 8 years of experience in dentistry in both administration and dental assisting. She received her Dental Assisting degree from the St. Cloud Technical College in 2008. Gina enjoys spending time with her husband Brandon, daughter Raelyn and dog Gunner. She spends most of her free time enjoying the outdoors, camping and fishing. What Gina likes most about Lawson Family Dental is the professional and friendly environment. She appreciates the comradery amongst the team members which makes every day enjoyable.

Jen - Registered Dental Hygienist

Jen has been with Lawson Family Dental since 2007. Dental hygiene is Jen's second career after 10 years spent as a licensed nurse focusing mainly on women's health. Jen attended St. Mary's School of Practical Nursing in Rochester to obtain her LPN. She later graduated with her dental hygiene degree from St. Cloud Technical College. Jen lives between St. Joe and Cold Spring with her husband Tim, and children Sarah, Amanda, Luke and dog Mojo. She enjoys many wild outdoor adventures with her family and is very thankful for Park Rangers with satellite phones at a moments notice. What Jen enjoys most about working at Lawson Family Dental is educating and building relationships with our patients allowing them to have control of their dental health. Jen likes the positive, professional and caring attitudes of her co-workers, making it a fun place to work.

Jody - Registered Dental Hygienist

Jody has been with Lawson Family Dental since it's inception in 2001 and brings with her 20+ years of dental experience. Jody graduated with her dental assisting degree from St. Cloud Technical College in 1987 followed by her dental hygiene degree from Duluth Technical College in 1995. Jody lives in Clear Lake with husband Paul, son Austin, and their dogs Blu and Willie. Jody enjoys spending time outdoors and volunteering her free time at the Becker Primary School. What Jody enjoys most about working at Lawson Family Dental is the fun and always changing environment. She feels we go the extra mile to ensure patient comfort and quality care. We work well together as a team to help our patients achieve their dental hygiene goals and maintain healthy smiles.

Kris - Registered Dental Hygienist

Kris has been in the dental field for 20+ years and joined Lawson Family Dental in 2002. Kris received her degree from North Dakota State College of Science. Kris lives in Sartell with her husband Paul, and dog Baxter. Kris has two grown children, Paige and Parker, who have both graduated from the U of M. Kris enjoys running, spending time with family and friends, and when Paul isn't looking she is getting her hands dirty with home improvement projects. What Kris enjoys most about working at Lawson Family Dental is the opportunity to work with and help people of all ages. She believes that our team relationships are unbeatable making it easy to come to work. It is her hope to be able to help our patients in achieving their goals of good oral health in care and education.

Samantha - Dental Assistant

Sam has been with Lawson Family Dental since 2005 after graduating with her degree from Central Lakes College in Brainerd, Minnesota. Sam lives in Becker with her husband Luke, children Brady, Benjamin, Mackenzie and dog Fez. Sam enjoys spending time with her family at their cabin in Northern Minnesota & experiencing many outdoor activities. Sam appreciates a good laugh - She keeps her team members on their toes with her quick wit, wonderful sense of humor, and out going personality. What Sam enjoys most about working at Lawson Family Dental is helping the families of our practice with their dental needs. She is excited to be a part of such an amazing and advanced practice. She feels our office provides optimum dental care and she is very proud to be part of our team.

Sheila - Dental Assistant

Sheila joined our team in August of 2011. She attended St. Cloud State University and received her Dental Assisting degree from St. Cloud Technical College in 2010. Sheila married her husband Jake in June 2015 and bought a house in Becker that fall. They recently had a baby boy, Leo, in February 2017 and are beyond happy to now be a family of three. While enjoying the new activities that come with parenthood, Sheila and Jake enjoy many outdoor activities as well- such as hunting, fishing, and snowmobiling. What Sheila enjoys most about working at Lawson Family Dental is the professionalism that our team expresses to our patients, as well as the relationships made along the way with each family of our practice.

Gina - Dental Assistant

Gina - Dental Assistant

Gina is the newest member of our team, but comes with 8 years of experience in dentistry in both administration and dental assisting. She received her Dental Assisting degree from the St. Cloud Technical College in 2008. Gina enjoys spending time with her husband Brandon, daughter Raelyn and dog Gunner. She spends most of her free time enjoying the outdoors, camping and fishing. What Gina likes most about Lawson Family Dental is the professional and friendly environment. She appreciates the comradery amongst the team members which makes every day enjoyable.

Jen - Registered Dental Hygienist

Jen - Registered Dental Hygienist

Jen has been with Lawson Family Dental since 2007. Dental hygiene is Jen's second career after 10 years spent as a licensed nurse focusing mainly on women's health. Jen attended St. Mary's School of Practical Nursing in Rochester to obtain her LPN. She later graduated with her dental hygiene degree from St. Cloud Technical College. Jen lives between St. Joe and Cold Spring with her husband Tim, and children Sarah, Amanda, Luke and dog Mojo. She enjoys many wild outdoor adventures with her family and is very thankful for Park Rangers with satellite phones at a moments notice. What Jen enjoys most about working at Lawson Family Dental is educating and building relationships with our patients allowing them to have control of their dental health. Jen likes the positive, professional and caring attitudes of her co-workers, making it a fun place to work.

Jody - Registered Dental Hygienist

Jody - Registered Dental Hygienist

Jody has been with Lawson Family Dental since it's inception in 2001 and brings with her 20+ years of dental experience. Jody graduated with her dental assisting degree from St. Cloud Technical College in 1987 followed by her dental hygiene degree from Duluth Technical College in 1995. Jody lives in Clear Lake with husband Paul, son Austin, and their dogs Blu and Willie. Jody enjoys spending time outdoors and volunteering her free time at the Becker Primary School. What Jody enjoys most about working at Lawson Family Dental is the fun and always changing environment. She feels we go the extra mile to ensure patient comfort and quality care. We work well together as a team to help our patients achieve their dental hygiene goals and maintain healthy smiles.

Kris - Registered Dental Hygienist

Kris - Registered Dental Hygienist

Kris has been in the dental field for 20+ years and joined Lawson Family Dental in 2002. Kris received her degree from North Dakota State College of Science. Kris lives in Sartell with her husband Paul, and dog Baxter. Kris has two grown children, Paige and Parker, who have both graduated from the U of M. Kris enjoys running, spending time with family and friends, and when Paul isn't looking she is getting her hands dirty with home improvement projects. What Kris enjoys most about working at Lawson Family Dental is the opportunity to work with and help people of all ages. She believes that our team relationships are unbeatable making it easy to come to work. It is her hope to be able to help our patients in achieving their goals of good oral health in care and education.

Samantha - Dental Assistant

Samantha - Dental Assistant

Sam has been with Lawson Family Dental since 2005 after graduating with her degree from Central Lakes College in Brainerd, Minnesota. Sam lives in Becker with her husband Luke, children Brady, Benjamin, Mackenzie and dog Fez. Sam enjoys spending time with her family at their cabin in Northern Minnesota & experiencing many outdoor activities. Sam appreciates a good laugh - She keeps her team members on their toes with her quick wit, wonderful sense of humor, and out going personality. What Sam enjoys most about working at Lawson Family Dental is helping the families of our practice with their dental needs. She is excited to be a part of such an amazing and advanced practice. She feels our office provides optimum dental care and she is very proud to be part of our team.

Sheila - Dental Assistant

Sheila - Dental Assistant

Sheila joined our team in August of 2011. She attended St. Cloud State University and received her Dental Assisting degree from St. Cloud Technical College in 2010. Sheila married her husband Jake in June 2015 and bought a house in Becker that fall. They recently had a baby boy, Leo, in February 2017 and are beyond happy to now be a family of three. While enjoying the new activities that come with parenthood, Sheila and Jake enjoy many outdoor activities as well- such as hunting, fishing, and snowmobiling. What Sheila enjoys most about working at Lawson Family Dental is the professionalism that our team expresses to our patients, as well as the relationships made along the way with each family of our practice.