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Pam – Office Manager

Pam has been with Woodgrove Dental since December, 1982, starting as a dental assistant before moving to the office manager position in 1984. She has enjoyed becoming friends with many patients and watching their families grow throughout the years.

Pam and her husband live in Woodbury. They enjoy traveling, gardening and family time.

Amy – Office Manager

Amy has been working in the front office of the dental field for 20 years. She joined the Woodgrove Dental team in 2018 when she moved to the area from southern WI. Her favorite part of dentistry is getting to know our families and helping patients love their smiles.

Amy loves spending time with her 3 kids, watching movies, and exploring the amazing lakes and trails this area has to offer.

Pamela – Patient Coordinator

Pamela graduated in 1983 as a licensed dental assistant. In 2017, she transitioned from dental assistant to patient coordinator. Pamela joined Woodgrove Dental in 2019 and enjoys all aspects of patient care.

She lives in Cottage Grove with her husband Allan and two rescue cats. Pamela spends many hours in her flower gardens and volunteers as the assistant superintendent, flower division at the Washington County Fair.

When not gardening, she spends time on the St. Croix and Mississippi Rivers on her boat, the ‘Nauti Munki’.

Kari – Patient Coordinator

Kari joined Woodgrove Dental in 2010 as a patient coordinator. Her favorite part of working at Woodgrove Dental is building relationships with patients and coworkers as well as the relationships with the doctors.

Kari lives in Cottage Grove with her husband and two girls. Outside of work, Kari enjoys spending time up north and being with friends and family.


Sara – Dental Assistant

Sara joined the Woodgrove Dental team in 2008 and loves every aspect of assisting Dr. Raitor. Her ultimate favorite part is watching kids grow, going through stages of treatment and overall results.

Sara lives in the east metro with her husband and two children.

Outside work Sara enjoys going to the lake, spending time with family and making memories.


Sue – Dental Assistant

Sue has been in the dental field for 41 years and at Woodgrove Dental for 25 years. She really enjoys interacting with all of our patients.

Sue has lived in Cottage Grove for 42 years.

Sue loves spending time with family, friends and travelling.

Jean – Dental Hygienist

Jean has been with the Woodgrove Dental team since 1994 after graduating from Normandale College.

She grew up and lives in Cottage Grove with her husband, two teenage daughters, two dogs and a cat.

Her favorite part of working at the practice has been all of the relationships she has built with patients and coworkers throughout the years.

In her spare time Jean enjoys volunteering, reading and spending time with her family.


Kristin – Dental Hygienist

Kristin has 25 years experience as a Registered Dental Hygienist. She says it has been a privilege treating the patients of Woodgrove Dental for 15 of those years.

A true Iron ranger at heart, Kristin lives in Cottage Grove with her husband and daughter now.

In her spare time, she enjoys cooking, shopping and happy hour.


Sheila – Dental Hygienist

Sheila is a University of Minnesota graduate and has been with our team since 1998. Her favorite part of working at Woodgrove Dental is getting to know patients and their families. One of her top priorities is educating patients to help them reach their dental goals.

Sheila has lived in Woodbury for over 20 years with her husband, two daughters and two dogs.

In her spare time she enjoys spending time with family, volunteering at church and cheering on her two favorite teams. Go Vikings and Twins!

Drew – Dental Assistant

Drew grew up in Cottage Grove and has been a patient of Dr. Cunningham’s since she was 5 years old! She graduated from Century College in 2020 and joined with Woodgrove team in 2022. Drew loves working with different patients throughout the day, and in the process, hopes to change how people perceive dentistry as a whole. Her favorite part of working at Woodgrove Dental? Building relationships with coworkers – a few have even watched her grow up!

In her free time, she enjoys eating out at new places with friends and family and watching the latest movies at the theater.

Jennifer – Dental Assistant

Jennifer has been a dental assistant for 29 years. She has a passion for patient care and strives to make every visit a comfortable one so you always leave with a smile.

Jennifer lives in Prescott, WI with her husband, two daughters, and two dogs. In her free time, she loves learning about health, wellness, and fitness and being with her family.

Lanette – Dental Hygienist

Lanette grew up in Iowa but became a permanent Minnesotan over 20 years ago. She has lived in Cottage Grove for 20 years with her husband, daughter, and two dogs. Lanette attended the University of South Dakota and has been a dental hygienist for 39 years. Her favorite part of being a hygienist is getting to know the patients and helping them improve their dental health.

In her free time, she enjoys spending time with friends and family, reading, and walking her dogs.