` Dentist in Minneapolis, MN - Dr. Elisabeth Dommer and Dr. Paul Huey - Photos and information about our dental team
We provide quality dental care with proven technology in a comfortable and friendly environment. Our team enjoys spending time discussing your dental needs and providing care for your entire family.
Meet Our Team

We have an amazing staff with years of experience in caring for people just like you.

Dr. Elisabeth Dommer
Dr. Elisabeth Dommer grew up in Red Wing, Minnesota and graduated Magna Cum Laude from Concordia College in Moorhead, Minnesota with degrees in Biology and Chemistry. She is a graduate of the University of Minnesota School of Dentistry and is active in the Minnesota Dental Association and Academy of General Dentistry. She is a member of the American Dental Association, Minneapolis District Dental Society, and American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry. She has extensive training in dental cosmetics and veneers and has won awards in dental esthetics. What Dr. Dommer loves most about being a dentist is working with patients to help them love the way their smiles look and feel. “As a dentist, patients often ask me how I can fix their teeth or their smile; I believe a better question to ask is how can I fix their smile so that it lasts for a lifetime. I work with proven dental techniques and materials and believe in providing quality dental care that lasts and feels beautiful and healthy. I enjoy spending time educating my patients about their oral health and customizing their care and treatment to their individual needs and situations.” In her spare time, Dr. Dommer enjoys spending time with her husband, running, reading, arts, playing volleyball and appreciating the many activities and culture of Minneapolis.

Dr. Paul Huey
Dr. Paul Huey is a native of Rochester, Minnesota and graduated Cum Laude from Gustavus Adolphus College with a BA in Biology. He received his Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS) from the University of Minnesota School of Dentistry in Minneapolis and is very active with continuing education. He has taken classes in many dental disciplines and is also certified in Invisalign and Six Month Smiles. Dr. Huey is a member of the Academy of General Dentistry (AGD), the Minneapolis District Dental Society (MDDS), the Minnesota Dental Association (MDA), and the American Dental Association (ADA). Dr. Huey says his favorite part of being a dentist is getting to know his patients. “I want all of our guests to have an excellent dental experience here at Nicollet Avenue Dental. Our team will listen to your dental concerns and get to know you, so that we can make your visit comfortable and enjoyable. We provide gentle, comprehensive, and up-to-date dental care to help you achieve excellent oral health. We strive to create an environment where you will be treated like family. You can be happy to call us your new dental home!” Dr. Huey lives in Minneapolis with his wife and enjoys spending time exploring Minneapolis eateries, music, and outdoor activities. He also enjoys running, softball, and travel and is a big supporter of Minnesota sports teams--Go Vikings, Gophers, and Twins!

Dr. Marc Orjansen, Periodontist
Dr. Orjansen was born and raised in Moorhead, MN. He received his BA and DDS from the University of Missouri at Kansas City. He completed his periodontal residency and received a master degree in Oral Biology from the University of Missouri in 1998. Dr. Orjansen is a member of the AAP, ADA, MDA, and MAP. He enjoys spending time interacting with his patients and improving their oral health. Dr. Orjansen provides advanced periodontal care and surgeries to Nicollet Avenue Dental, including the placement of in-house dental implants. Dr. Orjansen enjoys spending time with his wife and children. Besides dentistry he enjoys movies, do-it-yourself projects, basketball and coaching his children’s athletic teams.

Pat - Dental Hygienist
Pat has been practicing for 39 years and says what she enjoys most about being a dental hygienist is getting to know her patients as friends and says she loves the people she works with. When she’s not working, Pat has many passions including art, tennis, biking and traveling and enjoys time with friends, family, and her dogs.

Jenny - Dental Hygienist
Jenny has been a dental hygienist at our office for 12 years and says the favorite thing about her job is the relationships she’s created with patients. She enjoys educating patients and helping them achieve long lasting oral health. Outside of work, Jenny enjoys cooking, spending time with her family, and taking advantage of everything the Twin Cities has to offer.

Billie Gene - Dental Hygienist
Billie Gene has been working here as a dental hygienist for 10 years and says what she loves most about her job is helping patients gain optimal oral health. She is an artist, grandmother and mom, and enjoys traveling, gardening, kayaking, and motorcycling.

Laura - Dental Assistant
Laura has been with the practice for 12 years and says her favorite part of working as a dental assistant is educating patients and finding ways to make them happy and comfortable. When she’s not working, she enjoys spending time with family and friends.

LaShonda - Dental Assistant
LaShonda has been a dental assistant here for over a year now and has been a perfect addition to the team. What she loves most about her job is talking to and getting to know patients. In her free time, she enjoys watching and going to movies and visiting family in Arkansas.

Christine - Dental Assistant
Christine has been working as a dental assistant and front desk coordinator at this practice for 7 years. Her favorite part of her job is being able to make someone love their smile. Besides working, she enjoys spending time with her husband and son.

Betty - Front Desk Coordinator
Betty has been working at this practice for 27 years, first as a dental assistant and then for many years as a financial and business coordinator. She enjoys working to keep all parts of the office running smoothly. When she’s not working, she is an avid gardener and enjoys canning and traveling.

Claudia - Front Desk Coordinator
Claudia has been working for 9 years here as both a dental assistant and a front desk coordinator. She says what she enjoys most about her job is being able to utilize her Spanish and treat our Spanish-speaking patients. Besides working, she enjoys taking care of her husband and kids and going shopping.