Nicki – Dental Assistant
Nicki was born and raised in Valley City, has been with our team for 2 years. She is excited to meet new patients and assist in all of the registration and scheduling duties. Nicki enjoys spending time hunting and fishing with her 2 children. As a family they have fun traveling, going to hockey games and Rodeos with her boyfriend and extended family. We are very excited to have Nicki join our team!
Julie – Dental Assistant
Julie is a certified and registered dental assistant. She graduated from Rochester Community and Technical college in 2007. Julie has enjoyed helping out with community outreach such as Minnesota Mission of Mercy, Red River Valley Dental Access Project and Give Kids a Smile Day. She lives in Valley City with her husband Bruce and son, Finley. Julie enjoys spending free tiem with family anf friends, kayaking, biking and gardening.
Nancy R. – Dental Assistant
Nancy has been a RDA for 42 years. She was the first dental assistant in ND to be registered. She lives in the Rogers area with her husband Bob. She enjoys her family and her grandchildren are her top priority. Nancy has been a long time member of East Rogers Homemakers Club, Member of Bethel Lutheran Church in Rogers, and is active in her community. She worked Migrant Clinics in Fargo and Moorhead and did a mission tip for Open Wide foundation in Guatamala. Nancy enjoys all her patients young and old. If she can put a smile on your face her day was made. When not working she enjoys being outside gardening, watching NDSU football, watching DIY channels and baking.
Kassidy – Dental Assistant
Kassidy Ronningen was born and raised here in Valley City. She graduated from Valley City High School in 2015 and decided to go to college at VCSU for one year, then transferred to MState in Moorhead to pursue her career in dental assisting. She graduated this May with her AAS in dental assisting. In my spare time she enjoys riding motorcycle with her parents, playing with her dog, Winnie and her cat, Roscoe, and experiencing life with my fiancé, Mark. Kassidy is very excited to be back in my home town, working in the dental office I grew up going to. I look forward to seeing your smiling faces here at Bridge City Dentistry!
Katie – Dental Assistant
Katie graduated from LATI, Watertown, SD dental assisting program in 2002. She has been a dental assistant for 15 years. Katie has 2 daughters. When she’s not at work she enjoys watching their many activities. As a family they enjoy watching football (GO VIKINGS!) and cooking together.
Linda – Patient Services Coordinator
Linda has worked in the dental field for over 20 years. As a Patient Services Coordinator, she will greet you at the front counter, help maximize your insurance benefits, and schedule a flexible treatment plan for you. Her organization skills and “on task” attitude keeps the office running smoothly. Linda enjoys hiking, yoga, golf, movies, and is a member of the Sheyenne Valley Friends of Animals. Her greatest joy is her best friend, Daunte, a handsome Shepherd-Husky cross.
Bonnie – Operational Leader
Bonnie has been in the dental office for 32 years and is very proud of the relationships she has built with patients and co-workers. She is behind the scenes in financial management and general office operations. She will also assist you with any questions you may have and with your appointment or treatment needs. Bonnie enjoys crafting treasures from trash, woodworking and spending as much time as she can with her husband and children, and grandchildren.
Ariel – Patient Coordinator
Ariel was born and raised in Valley City and currently lives in Hope, ND with her husband, Eric, and their daughter, Adilynn, and dog, Ginger. She graduated from Dakota College at Bottineau with a degree in Medical Administrative Assistant. In her spare time she enjoys traveling, antiquing, and spending time with family and friends. Ariel looks forward to being the first person you see when you walk into Bridge City Dentistry.
Jamie – Dental Hygienist
Jamie graduated from NDSCS in 2000 and joined our team in 2003. She is trained in Dental Hygiene care for patients of all ages, and specializes in periodontal therapy and maintenace, local anesthetic and sealants. Patients enjoy her gentle nature and caring attitude. Outside of the office, Jamie enjoys reading, camping, boating and fishing. She can also be found with her husband and two boys tailgating and cheering on the NDSU Bison Football team. Jamie loves watching and photographing her own boys playing football and basketball. She is currently an active VCPS board member. She enjoys spending time with family and friends and is actively involved in her church family and local PEO chapter A.
Sarah – Dental Hygienist
Sarah has been a dental hygienist for 18 years. She has been a member of the American Dental Hygienists Association and North Dakota Dental Hygienists Association and served on the board for 6 years as President, Secretary and Membership Chair. Sarah specializesin periodontal therapy, maintenance and laughter. Sarah treasures the personal connections she makes with her patients of all ages. She enjoys watching her son play hockey, her daughter dance, traveling, reading, exercising and spending time at the lake withher family.
Megan – Dental Hygienist
Megan graduated from NDSCS in 2013 and joined our team shortly after. She has served as Vice President for the North Dakota Dental Hygienists’ Association and is currently a member of the American Dental Hygienists’ Association as well as the North Dakota Dental Hygienists’ Association. Megan especially enjoys treating our pediatric patients and is also trained in periodontal therapy and maintenance. Patient’s appreciate her passion for preventative care and patient education. Outside of the office, Megan cherishes family time with her husband, son and 2 Labrador retrievers. She enjoys singing karaoke, baking, and do-it-yourself projects.
Lisa – Dental Hygienist
Lisa has been a hygienist for more than 20 years with special emphasis in periodontal therapy and implant maintenance. She is a member of the North Dakota Dental Hygienists Association. Lisa’s background includes 13 years as a part time instructor in the Hygiene program at Minnesota State Community and Technical College. She is never without a smile and keeps an optimistic mood flowing through her patients and co-workers. Lisa is married and has two children that keep her busy riding horse, and camping. Lisa can also be found cheering for her two daughters that participate in Ranch Rodeo’s aross North Dakota. Lisa enjoys gardening and going to Medora every fall.
Stephanie – Dental Hygienist
Stephanie graduated from MSU-Mankato in 2009 and has moved back to her hometown of Valley City after spending 4 years in Washington. Steph enjoys working with kids, she is trained in periodontal therapy and loves being able to see people from the communityon a regular basis now that she has moved back. Stephanie is married with three young kids. They love spending time with family and playing with their 2 dogs. Steph also loves baking, hiking, playing sports and movies.
Stacy – Dental Hygienist
Stacy grew up in Hope, ND. She attended college at NDSCS in Wahpeton where she graduated from the Dental Hygiene program in 1998. Soon fter she and her husband moved to Colorado where they lived for 18 years. In 2017 they moved back to ND and now call Valley City home.
In the summer you can find Stacy on the golf course or with her husband, son and daughter at their lake place on Ashtabula. In the fall and winter she enjoys watching football and cheering on the Bison and Vikings.