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A Passionate Team

Happily serving Elk River, Otsego, and

the surrounding Twin Cities area.

Nice to meet you

Paul Sheils


Dr. Paul Sheils is a general dentist and founder of MN Center for Dental Care. Dr. Sheils earned his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from the University of Minnesota. He received further education in IV sedation techniques from the University of Southern California as well as advanced education in surgical, bone grafting and prosthetic programs from Temple University. He completed his occlusion residency program from the Texas Center for Occlusal Studies.

Dr. Sheils is married to Sarah and they have two boys Bjorn and Finn. Outside of dentistry Dr. Sheils enjoys fishing and traveling.


Dental Assistant (CLDA or LDA)

Joni joined our Licensed Dental Assistant team in 2018 and completed her education at Herzing University. She establishes rapport and has a comforting personality which relaxes our patients. She enjoys seeing the joy her patients have when they achieved the smile they were looking for.

In her spare time, Joni enjoys cooking, camping, reading, road trips, and going on adventures with her son.


Office Manager

Katey is our office manager and has been a part of our team since 2015. She graduated from UW-Eau Claire and has been in the dental field ever since. She enjoys working alongside our staff to find creative ways our practice can enhance our patients overall experience.

Katey enjoys cooking, music, sports, and spending time with her husband and bulldog.


Dental Assistant (CLDA or LDA)

Tammy is our lead assistant, and has been a part of our team since 2011. She has over 25 years in the dental field and completed her education from Hennepin Technical College. She enjoys sharing the journey with our patients throughout their restorative process and how it’s not only changing their smile, but also impacting their daily lives.

Tammy enjoys summertime at her cabin, crafting, and spending time with her family and friends.