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Meet Our Dental Team

Prairie Skies Family Dentistry is proud to bring a whole new level of care to the field of dentistry. Our team has served the Brookings community for many years. When you enter our office, you will immediately feel relaxed and at home. We have friendly faces that greet you, dentists who truly care about your dental health, and a facility with the most up-to-date technology to provide you with the highest quality of general and cosmetic dental care possible.

  • JoAnn

JoAnn is a native of Hayti, SD and received her dental assisting certificate from Lake Area Vo-tech in 1988. After spending 13 years as a chair side assistant she discovered she had a passion for the front office. Her friendly smile will likely be the first to welcome you to the office and she is happy to answer any questions you have about scheduling, billing, and insurance. In her free time, JoAnn enjoys camping with her husband and 3 children.








  • Ruth

Ruth received her dental assisting certificate from Minnesota. With 20 years experience in a pediatric office Ruth is a great asset when it comes to children. Her warm smile and mothering instinct puts children and their parents at ease.









  • Kaite

Katie joined the Prairie Skies Family Dentistry team in August of 2017. She has worked in the dental field, both as a










  • Amanda

Amanda has been a Dental Hygienist with Prairie Skies since 2016. She started her dental career as an assistant in 2006, and then continued her degree from the University of South Dakota Dental Hygiene program in 2014. She lives in Dell Rapids with her husband Nick, and their 2 children Trevor and Josephine. In her free time she enjoys running, cooking, and spending time with her friends and family. Amanda enjoys getting her patients back to a healthy state.






  • Tynna

Tynna graduated from University of South Dakota in 2011 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Dental Hygiene. Following graduation she began her career at an office in Brookings and then moved to Huron, where she worked for 4 1⁄2 years. In the summer of 2017 her family returned to Brookings and Tynna joined Prairie Skies. Tynna is dedicated to helping our patients improve their oral and overall health. Tynna loves spending her free time with her husband Jason, and their 2 sons as well as traveling and shopping.






  • Vicki

Vicki joined the practice in 2016 as Treatment Coordinator as several years’ experience in the dental field. She and her husband, Scott, raised two daughters in Brookings. Vicki enjoys volunteering for her church and community. In herspare time she likes kayaking, hiking, and camping with friends and family.