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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.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  • Tara

 

Tara is one of our hygienists for Prairie Skies Family Dentistry. She graduated from USD in 2009 with her Bachelor’s in Dental Hygiene. After graduating from the Dental Hygiene program Tara began her career working in a dental office in Sioux Falls. She continued there for 5 years prior to joining Dr. Wiseman in 2013. Tara has a strong passion for educating her patients on proper hygiene and the importance of maintaining good dental health. Tara, originally from Iowa, moved to Aurora, SD in 2009 where she lives with her husband, Danny, and their 2 sons. She stays busy with being a mom, but finds time to enjoy traveling, shopping, cooking, baking, and cheering on the Hawkeyes!

 

 

 

 

  • Kaite

Katie joined the Prairie Skies Family Dentistry team in August of 2017. She has worked in the dental field, both as a treatment assistant and as business assistant, since 2004. Katie stay busy raising her daughter alongside her husband, Eric. During her downtime, Katie enjoys running, biking, and playing in the garden with her daughter.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  • Shelby

Originally from Alpena, SD. Graduated from Lake Area Tech Dental program, Worked in Mitchell for 2.5 years, joined Prairie Skies Family Dentistry in March of 2016. Shelby and her family moved to Brookings due to her husband joining the Brookings Police Department. Shelby and her husband have two children. In their spare time, they really enjoy visiting the Children’s museum and like to adventure around the Dakota Nature Park trails.

 

 

 

 

 

 

  • 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 her spare time she likes kayaking, hiking, and camping with friends and family.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  • Lindsey

 

Lindsey joined Prairie Skies Family Dentistry in 2013. After graduating from the Dental Assisting program at Lake Area Tech in 2004, Lindsey joined an Oral Surgery practice in Sioux Falls. She continued her career there for 10 years, before moving to Brookings. Her ability to make patients smile and feel at ease has made the Hoven, SD native a great addition to the team. Lindsey is busy keeping up with her husband and 2 children, and in her spare moments she enjoys hunting, reading and sharing her love of baking with the rest of the staff.

 

 

 

 

  • Brittany

Brittany joined the Prairie Skies practice in 2015.  After graduating from Lake Area Tech in 2005, Brittany became a CDA. She has assisted in general dentistry for 12 years now and loves getting to know the patients at the practice. Brittany lives in Brookings with her husband, Mitch and their 2 daughters Sloan and Payton. In her free time, Brittany enjoys spending time with her  friends and family, and staying busy with the girls’ extracurricular activities.