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Meet The Team

 
 

 

At the core of our dental practice is a friendly team of professionals that are dedicated to your utmost comfort and optimal oral health. We view each patient as a unique individual, and tailor each treatment to your specific needs. As part of our commitment to providing close, personalized attention to every patient, we want to encourage patient communication. Please know that we are here to provide outstanding patient care, and that we value the trust you have placed in us.

The Hygienists of Friendly Smiles Cosmetic Dentistry


Jodi , RDH

Hygiene Team Leader

Jodi Rurup graduated from North Dakota State College of Science in 2000 with an Associate’s degree in Dental Hygiene and Liberal Arts.  She has been part of the Friendly Smiles Team since October 2010 and enjoys working with Dr. Barfield and Associates help patients achieve healthy smiles. She enjoys patient care with focus on patient education and technology.  Jodi loves being part of the Friendly Smiles team and helping patients realize and maintain oral health so they can smile proudly!
Jodi is married with two daughters. In her spare time she enjoys cross-fit, home projects, and spending time at the lakes with family and friends.

 
 


Bonnie , RDH

I have been a Dental Hygienist since 2000.  I graduated from North Dakota State College of Science.  I joined Friendly Smiles the summer of 2008.  I really enjoy working with such a great team.  Hygiene is very rewarding career for me.  I feel so lucky to be working in an office that is so advanced in technology.

In my spare time I enjoy spending time with my family.  My husband and I have two children; a girl and a boy.  I also enjoy scrapbooking.

 


Danielle , RDH

I grew up in Thief River Falls, MN. I graduated from M State in Moorhead with a degree in Dental Hygiene in 2008, and I have been with Friendly Smiles since 2012. I enjoy getting to know our patients and making sure their experience here is the best it can be!  I love my job and can’t imagine being anywhere else!

My husband and I got married in Jamaica in 2014.  I love to travel and experience as many new places as possible.  In the summer, we spend all of our free time at our lake where we have a blast with family, friends, and our two dogs.



Caitlin , RDH

I graduated from M State Moorhead in 2011 with a degree in Dental Hygiene. I have worked as a part of the Friendly Smiles team since October 2012. It is very rewarding being able to provide patients with a relaxing, pain-free, and educational experience at our office.

When I am not working, I enjoy spending time with my husband, Ryan, and our friends and family. I also enjoy cooking, music, and spending as much time as I can at the lake.



Danielle , RDH

I graduated from M State Moorhead in 2009 with a degree in dental hygiene.  I love what I do and find my career very rewarding knowing we are working together to make a difference in your oral health and to achieve a bright, beautiful smile.  I am so grateful to be part of such a wonderful team to provide the best care possible to all of our patients using the latest technology.

In my spare time I enjoy spending time with my family, including my husband and 2 children, and friends.  I also enjoy being outdoors, going to the lakes, and playing softball.



Jolene , RDH

Jolene graduated from CLC, in Brainerd MN, with a dental assisting degree in 2009. In 2011, she graduated from M State Moorhead with a degree in dental hygiene. Jolene joined the Friendly Smiles team in February 2016. She is pleased to be part of a team that is caring and dedicated to their patients’ oral health care.

Jolene spends most of her time with her husband and children. Her hobbies include reading, playing piano, and short road trips to spend time with grandparents and family back home.




The Dental Assistants of Friendly Smiles Cosmetic Dentistry


Stacey , CNA, RDA

Assistant Team Leader

I graduated from MSCTC-Moorhead in 2008.  I then joined the Friendly Smiles team.  I really enjoy working with such a great team and to provide the best dental care possible.  I really enjoy Dental Assisting and helping people to enhance their smile.

Outside of work, I enjoy spending time with my husband Aaron, our daughter Avery, our dog Wilson, family, and friends! I also love to travel.



Erica , RDA

I graduated from Minnesota State Community and Technical College in Moorhead, MN with a diploma in dental assisting in May, 2012. I joined the Friendly Smiles team in October, 2012. I love working with such a wonderful staff and enjoy meeting new and existing patients and helping them achieve a beautiful smile.

In my spare time I enjoy spending time with friends and family and, of course, my dog.


Dani , RDA

I graduated from Fox Valley Technical College in Appleton, Wisconsin with a diploma in dental assisting in December 2012.  I began assisting with Friendly Smiles Cosmetic Dentistry in March 2014.  I am thrilled to be working as a dental assistant while bringing smiles to our patient’s faces!  I am married and enjoy going to the lake, long distance running, and fun times with my husband Adam, friends, and family!



Ashley T., RDA


MacKensie , RDA


The Office Staff of Friendly Smiles Cosmetic Dentistry


Shelley

Patient Coordinator

I have worked in the dental field since 1994.  I am so thrilled to work with Dr. Barfield and the Friendly Smiles Dental Team.  Our team provides the latest technology in dentistry and it is so exciting and rewarding to be a part of that!  My husband Tim and I have 4 daughters: Stefanie, Natalie, Brittany, and Ashley.  I enjoy every minute I spend with them, family, my dog “Charlie”, cooking, entertaining, decorating and SHOES!!!



Jenni , RDA

Patient Coordinator

My name is Jenni, and I have been blessed to work with the Friendly Smiles team since August 2010. I graduated from MSCTC with a Dental Assisting diploma in 2007. As a patient coordinator, I am one of the first people to welcome you in our office. I love to help people, and it makes me so happy and excited to assist our patients in achieving a beautiful, healthly smile.

My husband and I have two wonderful children and just recently moved back to Moorhead. We love to keep busy with the kids, activities, and being outdoors.



Michelle

Patient Coordinator

My name is Michelle and I have been with Friendly Smiles for one year. I love working with a team of professionals who really care about giving our patients a positive dental experience. We are committed to providing excellent service and giving our patients beautiful smiles. As a group we enjoy spending time together and that makes work fun!

My husband, Tom, and I have four children – our daughter is an RN at Sanford and our three boys are all in college. We love spending time with family and friends.



Susan , MBM

Marketing Director

I joined the Friendly Smiles team in August 2012 as the Marketing Director.  I graduated from Minnesota State University, Moorhead, with a BS in 2001, and then from the University of Mary, Fargo Center, with a MBM in 2003.



Stephanie

Patient Coordinator


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