Meet the Staff
Our dental team is one of the most experienced and knowledgeable in our area. We work hard to make sure that your visit runs as smooth as possible and that you receive the utmost in care. We truly enjoy seeing a smile on your face as you leave our office.
Shirley and Chris
Shirley is part of Dr. Luther’s receptionist tandem as his scheduling and treatment coordinator. Shirley has been in the dental business with Dr. Luther since 2003. She is married with three children, and 1 grandchild. Shirley loves to spend time with her family and enjoys camping, gardening, and yoga.
Chris is also part of Dr. Luther’s receptionist duo as his scheduling and insurance coordinator. Chris has been an expert with insurance since 1994 and with Dr. Luther since 2005. Chris is married with three kids. She enjoys spending time with her family and friends, along with going to the lake and reading.
Tammy and Sandy
Tammy and Sandy are Dr. Luther’s chairside assistants, helping with the direct treatment of patients during procedures, making temporaries for future crowns, taking x-rays, sterilizing instruments and equipment, and much more.
Tammy started with Dr. Luther in June of 2010, but has been a dental assistant for over 25 years. She is an excellent addition to the Timbercrest family, working hard to make your personal dental experience as comfortable as possible. She has 2 teenage children, and enjoys traveling, working out, and spending time with family and friends.
Sandy joined Dr. Luther’s team in 2003. She earned her Dental Assisting degree from Fox Valley Technical College and has continued her education as a Certified Dental Assistant. Her energy and work ethic are an ideal fit for the loyal Timbercrest customer base. Sandy is very family oriented, spending free time with her husband, their five children and five grandchildren. They enjoy travel, golf and entertaining their growing family.
Kris is Dr. Luther’s full-time hygienist, who provides ultra-gentle cleanings, taking x-rays, and offers instructions to prevent gingivitis and gum disease. Kris has been in the dental profession for over 30 years, earning her Degree in Dental Hygiene from Marquette University. She started with Dr. Eich in 1993, and then continued with Dr. Luther when he took the reins from Dr. Eich in 2003. Kris is married with two kids. She is an avid traveler, visiting countries all over the world, and enjoys golf, sewing and knitting.
Gini and Diane
Gini and Diane are Dr. Luther’s part-time hygienists, and are dedicated to the same duties as Kris. Gini works Tuesdays and Wednesdays, while Diane fills in as needed, mostly treating patients on Mondays and Thursdays.
Diane has been a hygienist with Dr. Luther since 2003. She earned her Degree in Dental Hygiene at Normandale Community College in Bloomington , MN in 2001. Diane is married with four Persian cats, Mr. Edward, Sir Lancelot, King Zucca and Squeakers….and a bulldog named Ollie. Outside of the office she is involved with Persian Cat Rescue, founding the non-profit group, Minnkota Persian Cat Rescue, in 1999. She also enjoys shopping, boating, fishing, and snowmobiling.
We’re conveniently located a quarter mile north of Highway 41, at the intersection of Richmond Street and Evergreen Drive.