Dr. Maria "Duffy" Meyer Doctor of Dental Surgery

Dr. Duffy graduated from the University of Colorado School of Dentistry in Denver, CO, where she earned these honors:

* Dr. Solomom Averbach Humanitarian Award for demonstrating outstanding compassion and concern in patient care;
* Academy of Osseointegration Award for outstanding dental student in implant dentistry;
* American Academy of Pediatric Dentists Predoctoral Student Award for outstanding promise in the field of pediatric dentistry;
* Pierre Fauchard Award for outstanding academic achievements in dentistry.

She is active in many professional organizations, including the American Dental Association, the North Dakota Dental Association, the West Slope Dental Association, and the Catholic Medical Association. She volunteers with Donated Dental Services, Give Kids a Smile, and Mission of Mercy. Dr. Duffy is currently serving a term on the North Dakota Dental Association as the Western At-Large Trustee and is on the advisory council for Donated Dental Services.

A native of Killdeer where she graduated from high school with highest honors, Dr. Duffy graduated summa cum laude from Dickinson State University with a BA/BS in biology and a BA in Spanish. Prior to that, she earned an AA degree through an exchange student program at Minnesota State University Akita in Akita, Japan.

Dr. Duffy and her husband, Mathew Meyer, a Gladstone native, have six children: Reilly, Hugh, Clancy, Rowdy, Hoyt, and Reagan.

Christine Binstock Registered Dental Hygienist

Christine is a native of Dickinson. She is a 2011 graduate of North Dakota State College of Science with an Associate in Applied Science in Dental Hygiene. In her free time she enjoys spending time at Mosset Bay fishing and boating with her husband, Brett. She has two small dogs, Paisley & Maizy.

Katie Gerber Registered Dental Hygienist & Expanded Functions Hygienist

Katie was born and raised in Dickinson. She attended Minnesota State Community & Technical College, where she graduated in 2015 with an Associate in Applied Science in Dental Hygiene. Katie and her husband Thomas enjoy traveling, being outside and going to concerts in their free time. Katie and Thomas have a daughter named Harper, who was born in 2019.

LaDonna Glaser Registered Dental Hygienist

LaDonna is a native of Dickinson. She is a 2000 graduate of North Dakota State College of Science with an Associate in Applied Science in Dental Hygiene. LaDonna and her husband, Mark, have four children. She enjoys spending time with her family at Elmer's Point boating and fishing.

Rachel Mehrer Registered Dental Hygienist

Rachel is from Mott, North Dakota. She attended North Dakota State College of Science. She graduated in 1990 with an Associate of Applied Science in Dental Hygiene. Prior to that, she earned her certificate in dental assisting from NDSCS. Rachel and her husband, Eldon, also a native of Mott, stay busy attending sports activities with their two children. They enjoy fishing at their cabin at Pouch Bay and hunting in Mott.

Dawn Mills Registered Dental Hygienist

Dawn is originally from Bismarck, North Dakota. She attended the University of Minnesota and graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene in 1995. Dawn is married to Jason and has two stepdaughters, Sienna and Brielle. In her spare time, she loves spending time with her family and cats. Dawn loves to travel, play pinochle and poker, and spend time working in her flower gardens.

Sarah Baisch Registered Dental Assistant & Expanded Functions Assistant

Sarah was born and raised in western Montana. She received her registration as a registered dental assistant from Dental Assisting National Board in 2004. In 2019 Sarah received the Expanded Functions certification. Sarah has lived in Dickinson since 1998, and has two children. Sarah and her fiancé, Jason, enjoys crafts, art, home improvements, outdoors, camping, movies, music and spending time with family and friends.

Carly Fuentes Registered Dental Assistant

Carly was born and raised in Dickinson. In 2012, she moved to Charlotte, NC, where she went to North Carolina Dental Assisting Training School and earned her certificate in Dental Assisting. In 2016 she decided to move back home with her son Kandon. She enjoys being outdoors and cooking.

Kylie Lantz Registered Dental Assistant

Kylie was born and raised in Dickinson. She graduated from North Dakota State College of Science in 2019. Kylie is certified through Dental Assisting National Board and registered through the state of North Dakota. Kylie enjoys spending her free time with her family and friends and loves nothing more then spending summers at the lake.

Dulce Salinas Registered Dental Assistant

Dulce habla Español.

Dulce "Nataliée" Sanchez Registered Dental Assistant

Nataliée was born and raised in Casa Grande, Arizona. She graduated from the dental assisting program at Carrington College in Mesa, Arizona in 2011. She moved to Dickinson with her parents, and has two sons, Vladimir and Humberto. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her sons, family and friends, the outdoors, and music.

Nataliée habla Español.

Caitlin Friedt Office Manager

Caitlin is a Dickinson native. She attended Dickinson State University and Santa Reparata International School of Art in Florence, graduating with Business Education & Business Administration degrees, with minors in Office Administration & Graphic Design. Caitlin taught in Grand Forks for several years before moving back to Dickinson and joining High Plains Dental. In her free time, Caitlin enjoys making pottery, spending time with family and going to concerts.

Stephanie Bentz Patient Account Representative

Stephanie grew up in Mandan, ND. She attended college for Medical Assisting. Stephanie and her family lived in Flasher, ND for the last 20 years where she worked at Flasher Public Schools. In March of 2013, they moved to Dickinson. Stephanie started her career as Patient Account Representative with High Plains Dental in December of 2013.

Pam Morel Patient Account Representative

Pam was born and raised in Dickinson. She joined the High Plains Dental staff in 2016. Pam and her husband, Josh, have three children. She enjoys spending time with her family, watching her children's sporting activities, and camping.

Emma Veverka Patient Account Representative

Emma was born and raised in Dickinson. She is currently attending Dickinson State University. She jointed High Plains Dental in 2018 as a Patient Account Representative and Sterilization Technician. She enjoys kayaking, rollerblading, and enjoying time with her family.

Melissa McCabe Sterilization Technician

Melissa was born and raised in Dickinson. She is currently attending Dickinson State University. Melissa aspires to go to dental school after graduation so she is getting as much experience as she can at a dental office. Melissa's hidden talent is that she is able to name all the presidents in order.

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High Plains Dental provides high quality dental care in Dickinson, North Dakota. Our team is committed to providing each patient with personalized care. We work with each patient individually to establish their goals for their oral health and smile. Our practice utilizes state-of-the-art equipment and dental technology to ensure every patient receives up-to-date advanced care. We are dedicated to helping patients understand their dental health care options.