When you walk through our doors, you'll instantly notice that we're not your typical dental practice. We've designed our environment to be welcoming, relaxing, and comforting, because we want your visit to be a positive and stress-free experience. Our team goes above and beyond to make you feel like part of our family, ensuring that you're not just another patient, but a valued member of our wellness community.
We take a holistic approach to your dental care, which means we don't just focus on your teeth – we look at the bigger picture. We consider your overall health and how it's connected to your oral health. This comprehensive approach allows us to provide you with personalized care and recommendations that encompass your entire well-being. From routine check-ups to advanced treatments, our goal is to ensure that you not only leave our office with a beautiful smile but also with a sense of vitality and empowerment to embrace total wellness in your life.
So, if you're seeking more than just a dental appointment, but a transformative wellness experience, Twin Oaks Dental is the place for you.
Dr. Sarah Melstrom is a 2004 graduate of the University of Minnesota School of Dentistry. With a wealth of experience gained from her prior practice, she has dedicated herself to continuous education, ensuring her patients benefit from the latest developments in dentistry. Dr. Melstrom is renowned for her gentle touch and positive demeanor, making every visit to the dentist a more pleasant experience. She takes immense joy in enhancing smiles, whether through complex cosmetic reconstructions or simpler procedures like fillings and professional whitening.
Along with her husband and two daughters, she is an active member of the North Metro community, where she takes great pride in ensuring every patient feels valued and cared for.
Dr. Madeline Beinlich embodies the spirit of a vibrant and positive dentist committed to fostering patient comfort and providing family-like care. Growing up in a family of dentists who emphasized empathetic and gentle care, Dr. Beinlich brings a unique perspective to her practice. Her dedication extends beyond the clinic, as evidenced by her collaborative efforts with her family to establish eight free permanent dental clinics in remote Jamaican areas. This early exposure to dentistry evolved into a passion for leading mission groups and providing essential dental treatments to those in need. Her mission experiences have become a driving force in her commitment to global dental outreach.
Driven by a comprehensive care model, she prioritizes her patients' overall health and well-being. Particularly fascinated by cosmetic dentistry, aesthetic injectables, and the transformative impact of restoring smiles, Dr. Beinlich is passionate about creating meaningful and lasting relationships with her patients.
With over 25 years of experience at Twin Oaks Dental, Tressa brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise as a dental hygienist. She obtained her dental hygiene license in 1991 and remains dedicated to staying up-to-date with the latest treatment options and research in periodontal care. Whether it's a routine cleaning or periodontal therapy, you can trust that you're in capable hands with Tressa.
Born and raised in a small town in Minnesota, Krista’s dental career began as a dental assistant, and shortly after, she returned to school to pursue dental hygiene. With a total of 17 years in the field, she finds fulfillment in all aspects of dentistry, particularly when helping anxious patients or those who've been away from the dentist for an extended period. She deeply appreciates the welcoming atmosphere cultivated by Dr. Sarah at Twin Oaks Dental, along with the incorporation of cutting-edge technology to enhance the patient experience.
Outside the office, she cherishes quality time with her fiancé, Geoff, and their two beloved dogs, Annie and Snuffy. Recently, she and Geoff purchased their first home together and are reveling in various home improvement projects. When not at home, you'll often find her immersed in competitive dart games or exploring new restaurants in the area, fueled by her shared passion for travel. Krista will make you feel right at home in the community.
She is from the small town of Deer Creek in Northern MN and, upon completing her education at Wadena - Deer Creek High School, she embarked on a journey to St Cloud, MN. There she earned her degree from St Cloud Technical College.
Following her dental assisting school graduation, she tied the knot with her husband, Michael, and relocated to the Twin Cities. Their family includes two wonderful children, Aiden and Tanner, and they call Coon Rapids home, along with their cherished dogs, Harley and Winston. Most of their leisure time revolves around cheering on their boys at the baseball field or soccer pitch. However, on those precious occasions without sporting events, they relish staying active through gym sessions, hiking, and their shared passion for traveling.
With an impressive 20-year career in dentistry, she brings a wealth of experience to our practice.
She is a Minnesota native, born and raised in the state. With 26 years of marriage, she and her husband have been blessed with four daughters and four grandchildren, with one more on the way, adding joy to their growing family.
Before venturing into the dental field, she owned a tanning salon and had experience in the world of diamond sales. Since 2014, she has dedicated herself to a career in dentistry, and her genuine love for working with the public shines through in her interactions with patients.
During her free time, she finds solace and happiness at their cabin, surrounded by family and friends. Her love for travel and being close to the water further enrich her life outside of work.
Joy was born and raised in Circle, MT. After graduating from high school, she attended Dickinson State University in Dickinson, ND, where she realized her true passion was in the dental field. She then moved to Great Falls, MT, where she completed her certification in Dental Assisting at Montana State University- College of Technology. She enjoyed working as a Dental Assistant, but deep down, she had always wanted to be a Dental Hygienist. In 2008, she moved to Minnesota and was accepted into the Dental Hygiene program at Argosy University in Eagan, MN.
Shortly after graduating from dental hygiene school, she married her husband, Erich, who was born and raised in Lino Lakes, MN. Together they have three children: Harvey, Baxter, and Darby. She lives in Ham Lake with her family and their beloved Sheltie dogs (Birdie and Wally), their cats (Lena and Hellyne), and their chickens (too numerous to mention - but definitely all named). When they're not busy camping during the summer, they enjoy watching their kids play hockey for Blaine!
Born and raised in Golden Valley, Minnesota, Sam completed dental assisting school in 2019. Her most cherished aspect of dentistry is building meaningful relationships with patients. Beyond the office, she finds joy in spending time with her husband, having recently tied the knot in October 2023. The couple has embarked on a new journey as homeowners in Coon Rapids. Their family extends to four fur babies named Thor, Arlo, Phil, and Frank. Sam and her husband relish moments with family and share a passion for travel in their free time.
We're excited to welcome you into our practice and we are committed to making your dental visit as comfortable, innovative, and personalized as it can be. Your health and well-being are unique and important, and we prioritize that uniqueness just as you do.
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