Cosmetic Dentist Champlin, MN │ Champlin Family Dental

Meet Our Dental Team

Champlin Family Dental is proud to be one of Champlin's most trusted dental offices. We are a privately owned practice and have been providing patients of all ages with cosmetic and general dental services for four generations. When you come in for your appointment, you will immediately feel relaxed and at home. With friendly faces to greet you, dentists that put your health care needs first, and a facility equipped with state-of-the-art equipment, we are able to continuously provide the highest standard of dental care. Our entire staff will go above and beyond to ensure your treatment, whether simple or extensive, is a complete success.

Our Doctors

Family Dentist Champlin, MN │ Staff │ Champlin Family DentalDr. Krista S. Bauer, D.D.S.

Dr. Bauer is a graduate from the University of Minnesota Dental School. She also obtained a Biomedical Science Degree in her undergraduate studies. She has established herself as a general dentist and practices general and cosmetic dentistry, including implants, veneers, and new smile designs. She embraces a gentle philosophy and provides optimal care for each patient.

Aside from being a dentist, Dr. Bauer is blessed with 3 wonderful children. Outside of the office, she vacations with her family, and spends most of the summer weekends at their cabin, as most natives to Minnesota do.

Professional Associations:

  •  American Dental Association
  •  Minnesota Dental Association
  •  21st Century Study Club
  •  American Academy of General Dentistry

Family Dentist Champlin, MN │ Staff │ Champlin Family DentalKelly K. Stark, D.D.S.

Dr. Stark is a life-long resident of Minnesota. After graduating from St. Olaf College with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Chemistry and German, she obtained her Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from the University of Minnesota School of Dentistry. Dr. Stark enjoys many facets of the dental field, including restorative, crowns, implants, and esthetic dentistry. Most importantly, she believes in providing high quality dentistry, while tending to the individual concerns and needs of each patient.

Aside from dentistry, Dr. Stark is an avid traveler, baker, and loves checking out the latest restaurants in the cities. She is married to a fellow Twin Cities' dentist, and is the mother to twin boys, whom she adores.

Professional Associations:

  •  American Dental Association
  •  Minnesota Dental Association
  •  American Academy of General Dentistry
  •  21st Century Study Club
Our Dental Assistants

Family Dentist Champlin, MN │ Staff │ Champlin Family DentalJoan

Joan graduated from Hennepin Technical College for dental assisting in 2003 and started with Champlin Family Dental shortly thereafter. She enjoys helping her patients feel comfortable and making sure they have a great experience.

In her free time, Joan enjoys spending time with her large family, horseback riding, motorcycling, and four wheeling at their vacation home in South Dakota.



Family Dentist Champlin, MN │ Staff │ Champlin Family DentalJamie

Jamie has been a licensed dental assistant since 1998 and she has been with Champlin Family Dental for her entire assisting career. Jamie's cheerful spirit helps put patients at ease and she has established long-standing relationships with many patients.

Jamie lives in Ramsey with her husband and two daughters. She stays busy with her daughters' soccer schedules where her husband is also the coach. In the summer, she enjoys swimming and boating at the cabin with her family.


Family Dentist Champlin, MN │ Staff │ Champlin Family DentalBrenda

Brenda has been a dental assistant since 1983 and prides herself on putting her patients’ needs first. Brenda has been with Champlin Family Dental since 1993 and she is a member of the American Dental Assistants Association. She uses the skills she’s learned over the years to make her patients comfortable.

Brenda’s hobbies include knitting and spending time with her family. She has been married for over 30 years and has a grown daughter named Ashley. Brenda has been to Alaska three times fishing for salmon and halibut.


Family Dentist Champlin, MN │ Staff │ Champlin Family DentalCarin

Carin graduated with honors from the dental assisting program at Hennepin Technical College. She is also finishing her requirements to obtain an A.A.S. degree. Making sure patients are comfortable and have excellent care are her utmost goals in her new career at Champlin Family Dental.

Carin grew up in Duluth, MN and graduated high school from Eden Prairie High School. She has been married for 19 years and has 2 children. When she is not working, she enjoys spending time with her family, baking, reading, watching movies, and scrapbooking.



Our Hygienists

Family Dentist Champlin, MN │ Staff │ Champlin Family DentalDeb

Deb graduated from the dental hygiene program from St. Cloud Technical College and has been with Champlin Family Dental since 2001. Deb's favorite part of her job is establishing an ongoing relationship with her patients. She looks forward to seeing her patients for their return visits and hearing about what is new in their life. She makes sure her patient's dental health needs are being met and always provides them with exceptional care.

Deb is married with 3 grown boys and has replaced her title of “Hockey Mom” to “Hockey Grandma.” In her spare time, she loves spending time with her 3 grandchildren and working outside.


Family Dentist Champlin, MN │ Staff │ Champlin Family DentalJessica

Jessica began her career in the dental field in 1995 when she joined the Army National Guard as a dental specialist. She graduated from the University of Minnesota with a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Dental Hygiene in 2003. Aside from educating patients on their oral health, she also enjoys catching up with patients at their recall appointments.

Jessica grew up in the Twin Cities and now lives in Blaine with her husband and daughters. In her free time, she enjoys cooking, baking, running, and spending time with her family.


Family Dentist Champlin, MN │ Staff │ Champlin Family DentalLorri

Lorri is a graduate of the University of South Dakota with a Bachelors of Science degree. Lorri has been working in the dental field for over 30 years and she has experience in general dentistry, periodontics, and pediatric dentistry. She has participated in tobacco cessation committees, volunteered in nursing homes, and educated children on the importance of dental health in grade schools.

In her free time, Lorri enjoys scrapbooking, knitting, and spending time with her family. Lorri and her husband are Minnesota Vikings fans and look forward to them getting into the NFL finals this year. Lorri has been with Champlin Family Dental for a year and a half and enjoys getting to know the patients and the community.

Family Dentist Champlin, MN │ Staff │ Champlin Family DentalTanya

Tanya graduated from the Normandale Community College Dental Hygiene Program in 2006 and started with Champlin Family Dental immediately following her graduation. Her favorite part of her job is getting to know her patients on a personal level and making sure that they always have a positive experience in our clinic.

Tanya currently lives in Coon Rapids with her husband, daughter and son. Being a Minnesota native, Tanya enjoys weekends at the cabin, spending time outside, gardening, cooking, and being active. She also loves watching her children participate in their activities, such as her daughters dance recitals and competitions and her son's hockey games.

Family Dentist Champlin, MN │ Staff │ Champlin Family DentalJudy

Judy has been in the dental field since 2004. She started her career as a dental assistant, graduating from Herzing University with an Associates of Science degree in dental assisting. Judy later graduated from Herzing University with an Associates of Science degree in dental hygiene. She is committed to providing optimal preventative oral health care and educating her patients. Judy is a member of the American Dental Hygiene Association.

Born and raised in the Twin Cities, Judy currently resides in Minneapolis with her husband. They have 1 cat and 1 dog. In her free time, Judy enjoys playing tennis, bicycling, and kickboxing.



Our Office Staff

Family Dentist Champlin, MN │ Staff │ Champlin Family DentalKeri (Office Manager)

Keri has been in the dental field since 2008. Before that, she worked in the insurance industry for 15 years. Keri loves working closely with patients in the administrative side of the dental clinic.

Keri grew up in the Twin Cities and currently lives in Andover with her husband and four children. She is a huge Andover Huskie and MN Wild fan and enjoys traveling, camping, and spending time with her family. Her favorite stress reliever is working out at Farrell’s.


Family Dentist Champlin, MN │ Staff │ Champlin Family DentalShawriena

Shawriena graduated from Hennepin Technical College with honors in 2008 with an Associate’s Degree in Dental Assisting. She has been with Champlin Family Dental ever since, and is skilled in both dental assisting and office administration. She enjoys working with the patients and is the office’s OSHA and radiation officer.

In her free time, Shawriena enjoys traveling, camping, and spending time with her young family.