About Hopkins Family Dentistry

Compassionate And Personal Care

Meet the Hopkins Family Dentistry Team

When you’re at Hopkins Family Dentistry you’ll feel part of a family. We greet everyone who walks through our doors with a warm smile. We believe in being your best dental guide. Answering your questions you might have about your dental health. We can’t wait to meet you and see you smile!

Meet

Dr. Arielle Avant

Educated by the finest. A graduate of the Oregon Health and Sciences School of Dentistry. Dr. Avant has devoted her career in learning the art of facial esthetics while creating a laidback atmosphere for her dentistry.

 

 

An adventurous spirit. Having lived across the country, Dr. Avant has trekked around the world. An avid camper, you’ll want to ask her about some of her run-ins with nature.

 

 

Dedicated Athlete. An International Figure Skating champ, you could say Dr. Avant grew up on ice skates. To this day ice skating is her passion and teaches it to a new generation of up and coming figure skaters.

Staff Front Desk

Julie

Benefits Coordinator

Julie and her husband made the leap to Hopkins in 1989. Jumpstarting her dental career from a small town in northern Minnesota. Their family have grown with 2 beautiful adult children and 3 rambuctious grandchildren. For 20 years, Julie spent chairside as a dental assistant. She now dedicates full time as a front desk benefit coordinater. Her welcoming smile and warm voice is most likely the first person you meet and hear from in the practice. So Hello! And Welcome!!
 
Enjoying the lake in her hometown is her favorite free weekend activity. If not at the lake, Julie is traveling to warm sunny destinations or looking after her grandkids.


Dental Hygienist Eba

Eba

Dental Hygienist

A University of Minnesota dental hygiene program graduate. Eba strives to making all her patients feel welcomed and comfortable. Treating everyone in the practice with compassion and respect. It is important to her that each patient feels they are getting the best possible care.
 
Her interest are foreign and independent film and live music. Fun Fact: Eba is a 4 time winner of the Minneapolis Milk Carton Boat Races. 4 times in the Creative Category, but in the Speed Category…err not so much.

 

Dental Hygienist Jennifer

Jennifer

Dental Hygienist

Someday, it’s Jennifer’s dream to travel to Iceland to see stunning northern lights! With three kids and one fur baby schnauzer, named Duke, she has called Minnesota home her entire life. Like most Minnesotans, Summer is her favorite season. Spending the days near water and camping.
 
A 2003 graduate from the University of Minnesota Dental Hygiene program. Everyday Jennifer enjoys getting you to keep your smile healthy clean and functional.

 

 

 

"I Have A Toothache"


Our Doctors and team recognize timely care is of the essence when Tooth Pain involved. Questions to ask: Can my dental office resolve the issue I'm having? Can I be seen and make an appointment as soon as possible?.

Our team provides focused emergency dental care to allow you to rest easy and get back to your normal day to day ASAP. Say goodbye to that nagging toothache today.

"I Need A Dental Cleaning"

Our Dental Hygienists pride themselves in giving gentle, thorough, judgment free cleanings. Understanding your unique needs while delivering custom care is our priority.

If it's been years or just 6 months, our hygiene team treat you as family. No lectures, no shaming or an eye roll. We think of ourselves more as a coach, cheerleader and motivator. Let us think about teeth 24/7 so you can come just for routine visits.

"I Have A Missing Tooth"


Difficulty chewing, lisping and incomplete smiles are just a few issues missing teeth pose. Have you ever discussed new Dental Implant technologies that can easily restore a mouth?

Whether you're missing just one or multiple teeth, dentistry has advanced to make Grandpa's poor fitting denture a thing of the past.

"My Dentures Don't Fit"

Looking at old photos, a lot has changed. So have your gums in the last year. After a tooth is pulled your body does the one thing it knows to do best, change.

It's why old clothes don't fit as well, an old denture set can become worn and ill-fitting. There are new affordable advanced dental techniques rejuvenating mouths without any teeth. Consider the options when it comes to dentures.

Botox Party

December 2nd 3-6pm

Enjoy light bites, sparkling cider, treatments and special pricing from Dr. Avant