Lance R. Behm, D.M.D.

Lance R Behm, DMD, established Dakota Kids Dentistry in 2001. A native of Minot, he enjoys being back home with family and friends. Dr. Behm is a Minot High and University of North Dakota graduate. While at UND, he competed on the swim team serving as team captain and earning 10 All American Awards. He received his Doctorate in Dental Medicine from Temple University School of Dentistry. While attending dental school at Temple, he served as class president. Dr. Behm completed two years of advanced specialty training in a hospital based pediatric dentistry at St. Christopher's Hospital for Children. His pediatric training allows him to treat childhood dental issues.  It also enables him to effectively deal with emotions of children to pave the way for a positive adult experience. Dr. Behm is an active member in the Minot Dental Society, Northwest District Dental Society, American Dental Association and the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry. In his spare time he loves hiking, swimming and camping with his wife Stephanie, and their two dogs, Cooper and Chloe.

Larry E. Steininger, D.D.S

Dr. Steininger was born and raised in Bismarck, North Dakota. He graduated from North Dakota State University, and completed his dental training at the University of Minnesota School of Dentistry. While practicing dentistry in the public health sector, Dr. Steininger came to realize his passion for pediatric dentistry, and completed an additional two years of advanced specialty training at Nova Southeastern University in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. He has volunteered with the Special Olympics of South Florida and the annual Give Kids a Smile event. He strives to educate parents and children of the causes of dental disease, and a preventive dental approach promoting a positive foundation for oral health. Dr. Steininger is a member of the American Dental Association and the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry. In his spare time, he enjoys spending time with friends and family, exercising, fishing, and watching the Minnesota Vikings and Minnesota Wild.

Bridget Schaefer

Bridget joined the Dakota Kids Dentistry team in March 2006. She is our Business Manager as well as our financial/insurance/surgery coordinator. She earned her business degree from Minot State University in the spring of 1995. Bridget handles the day to day business operations and insurance of Dakota Kids Dentistry. She has been a wonderful addition to the Dakota Kids Dentistry team. Bridget is always ready to assist parents with financial or insurance issue that may arise. She currently resides on the family farm in Des Lacs, ND with her husband Bryan and her two sons, Riley and Tyler, and her three daughters, Holly, Megan, & Kati. She enjoys reading, camping, going to the lake and spending time with family and friends.

  Michele Lewellyn

Michele has been a Certified Dental Assistant for 16 years. She started working in pediatric dentistry for Dakota Kids Dentistry in April 2001. She is certified in chair-side assisting, dental radiology, CPR, and operating room procedures. Michele is also the staff's Dental Assisting Supervisor and Office Supply Manager. Michele takes great pride in her work and makes sure that each patient she sees, feels comfortable and at ease with their surroundings. She is dependable and fully committed to exceptional patient care. Michele is a Minot native and lives with her husband Rich, daughter Kylee, grandson Daysun and their Dachshund, Buttons and Beagle, Daisy. She also has an older son, Randy and his daughter, Isabella who also reside in Minot. She treasures spending time with her family, camping, jet skiing, working out, decorating, scrap booking and cooking. She enjoys working with children, Dr. Behm and the entire Dakota Kids staff.
Anna Marquart

Anna received her dental assisting degree from North Dakota State College of Science and joined Dakota Kids Dentistry in May 2005. She is registered in chair side assisting, dental radiology, nitrous oxide monitoring, CPR and operating room procedures. Anna enjoys working with children, which makes her a huge asset to our team, she is always upbeat and strives to make every little patient feel welcomed. She is a native of Drake, North Dakota but resides with her husband, Chad and their children, William and Jerzee in Burlington. She enjoys spending time outdoors with her family and friends.

  Amber Brown

Amber attended Southwest Texas State. She has been working in the dental field since 2002 and became a certified dental assistant in 2009. Amber joined the Dakota Kids Dentistry team in August of 2007. Her vast knowledge of a working dental office has made her a wonderful team member. Amber has taken on a new roll at Dakota Kids Dentistry, she is our new patient coordinator. Amber greets all of our patients with a friendly smile and cheerful attitude to make each patient and their families feel welcomed. Her bubbly personality and smile help each little patient feel comfortable. Amber resides in Burlington with the love of her life, Robert and their four children, Jolee, Peyton, Leo and Jase. She enjoys spending time with her family and friends.

  Kristin Carstens

Kristin received her associate of science degree in dental hygiene from the North Dakota State College of Science in May of 2005. She joined the Dakota Kids Dentistry team in May 2005. She enjoys the challenge of working with children along with teaching home care skills and nutritional awareness that will help every child have a cavity free smile. Kristin also visits schools to educate classrooms on oral hygiene and proper nutrition to maintain a healthy smile. She is originally from Lansford, but resides in Burlington with her husband Corey and their son and daughter, Luke and Taylor and two dogs, Trigger and Bullet. She enjoys spending time with family and friends as well as camping, fishing, skiing and hunting.

  Hanna Damlo

Hanna is a Minot native and received her associate degree in dental hygiene from Argosy University in 2007. Hanna's favorite part of her job is working with kids and providing them with the education for maintaining a wonderful smile. She is a great addition and very valuable to our staff. She thrives in making each visit a fun and exciting one, as well as an educational one. She resides in Minot with her husband, Tyler. Hanna likes to run, mountain bike, camp, and spend time with her family and friends.

Reeann Magandy

Reeann came to Dakota Kids Dentistry in May 2006 and then rejoined our team in August of 2011 after graduating from NDSCS Wahpeton in May of 2011 with Associate of Applied Science Degrees in Dental Hygiene and Liberal Arts. In March of 2014 Reeann became our new Personal Relations Coordinator. As our PRC she represents our office to many referring practices and works with external and internal marketing programs to promote Dakota Kids Dentistry to the surrounding communities. Reeann has always enjoyed working with kids of all ages, and loves showing a child that coming to the dentist can be fun; not scary! She is a Minot native and enjoys spending time with her family and friends. Her pride and joy is her overweight pug, Wrinkles. She graduated from Minot State University Cum Laude, with a Bachelor of Science with a major in Marketing in May 2013."
Megan Haner

Megan received her education through Northwest Technical College in Bemidji, Minnesota in the Dental Assisting Program in May of 2012. She began working for Dakota Kids Dentistry in July 2012. She is registered in chair side assisting, dental radiology, monitoring nitrous oxide, CPR and operating room procedures. Megan is a native of Minot, growing up on farm south of town. She enjoys spending time with horses and has a passion for the rodeo. Megan has been a great addition to our team.

Julie Conklin

Julie recently joined the Dakota Kids Dentistry team in September 2013 bringing with her 10 years of dental experience. She graduated from Orange County Community College in Middletown, New York in May 2003 with her dental hygiene degree. Her knowledge and experience will be a great asset at Dakota Kids Dentistry. Julie is excited to start this next chapter of her dental career working exclusively with children. Julie is a native of Minot and resides here with her wonderful husband Matthew and their four precious children, Noah, Haley, Paige and Bella and dog, Emerson.

Maycee Schmit

Maycee first joined Dakota Kids Dentistry in 2012, but left to go pursue an education in dental assisting. In September 2014, we were happy to welcome her back to the Dakota Kids Dentistry family. Maycee received her dental assisting education through Minnesota State Community and Technical College in Moorhead, Minnesota. She is originally from Minot where she enjoys spending time with her friends, family, and two puppies Jetta and Rajah. Maycee is excited to start her dental assisting journey in pediatrics and hopes to make every child’s experience at Dakota Kids Dentistry an enjoyable one.


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