Our Staff

The group.jpgstaff at Acacia Lane Dental has a remarkable 153 years of combined experience in the dental field! Their caring attitude truly makes Acacia Lane Dental a patient-centered practice. Our staff puts your needs first to achieve efficient and comprehensive treatment. Our staff is trained and skilled, and we strive to provide energetic and fun-loving service to each patient. Our hygienists are fully trained and certified to administer local anesthesia, place sealants and perform all non-surgical modalities for the treatment of periodontal disease. We stress the importance of continued education and encourage our staff to attend continuing education courses on a regular basis.


 Cheryl – Office Managercher

 Cheryl has worked for Acacia Lane Dental for 28 years. She is a member of and certified by the American Association of Dental Office Managers. She feels that Acacia Lane Dental is a caring office that goes above and beyond what most offices do when it comes to understanding our patients’ dental needs.




Cookie- Office Coordinator

 Cookie moved to the Northwoods in 2014, she now resides in Harshaw with her husband, two dogs and 15 chickens. Cookie had over 17 years of ortho experience before she came to Acacia Lane Dental. Cookie will help you get checked out after your appointment and will always put a smile on your face with her friendly, funny and caring attitude.

Lori- Office Coordinator

Lori is the newest member of the Acacia Lane Dental team. Lori was raised in the UP and has lived in several different states, but after many years of moving she and her family decided that Rhinelander is home! She, along with her husband and daughter, love spending time enjoying the outdoors. She has over 20 years of customer service experience and looks forward to helping you with your dental needs.


Sarah- Office Coordinatorsarah

Sarah moved to the area in 2016 with her two children and husband. She has been enjoying all that the Northwoods have to offer and being close to her family. She spends most of her free time baking or exploring this beautiful area.  Sarah is happy to answer any and all questions to make sure you are receiving the most comprehensive care possible!                                                                                                                            

tinaphoto-2.JPGTina – Registered Dental Hygienist

Tina works with Dr. Edwards and is certified in local anesthesia and CPR. She takes  numerous continuing education classes throughout the year, including OSHA training. She volunteers for the sealant program at the Northwood Dental Project.


Peggy – Registered Dental Hygienistpegphoto-1.JPG

Peggy also works with Dr. Edwards and is certified in administering anesthesia, seal-a-smile and whitening products. She participates in yearly OSHA and CPR classes, as well as product classes. She understands the needs and concerns of patients, and works to provide an exceptional experience.



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Amy- Registered Dental Hygienist

Amy works with Dr. Edwards and is certified to administer local anesthesia. She is a long time resident of the Northwoods and truly enjoys the area and its people. Her expertise is in patients with periodontal disease and dental anxiety. 




Chris – Registered Dental HygienistChris.JPG

Chris works with Dr. Bloch and is certified in anesthesia. Each year, she participates in continuing education classes for OSHA, CPR and periodontics.




Karen – Licensed Dental HygienistKaren.JPG

Karen also works with Dr. Bloch. She has 17 years of experience and is licensed in Wisconsin and Indiana. She participates in continuing education classes for license renewal and has attended dental assisting school.




Sarah – Dental AssistantSarah.JPG

Sarah works with Dr. Edwards and holds Bridge Street Dental certification. She is the newest member of the team at Acacia  Lane Dental and is a great asset in keeping our patients happy and at east during treatment.




Tiffany – Dental Assistanttiffphoto.JPG

Tiffany works with Dr. Edwards and was trained by him. She has 10 years of experience working alongside Dr. Edwards and is CPR certified.




Taylor – Dental Assistant

Taylor was born and raised in Rhinelander. She has been a patient at Acacia Lane Dental since 1996. Taylor works with Dr. Bloch and is CPR certified and assists with restorative dentistry.


Paige – Dental Assistant


Paige also works with Dr. Bloch and has a technical diploma in Dental Assisting. She enjoys making patients more comfortable and confident about their smiles.