Meet the Bloomington Dental office

our doctors

Dr. Pound

Dr. Heidi Pound

Dr. Erin Westmeyer Krengel Dental Dentist

Dr. Erin Westmeyer

Dr. Krengel

Dr. Roy Krengel

Dr. Desjardins

Dr. Jessica Desjardins

our team

meet alyssa

Alyssa has worked at Krengel Dental since 2015. One of her favorite parts of her job is seeing a patient go from their initial Invisalign appointment to their last Invisalign appointment and how plastic aligners can make such a difference in someone’s smile. Alyssa loves watching The Good Doctor and All American. Her advice to someone interested in dentistry is to always be willing to learn. She says the field is always changing and improving and you have to too!

favorite books: "Own Your Everyday" and "Untamed"

meet eva

Eva has worked at Krengel Dental since 2016. Her favorite appointment type is a child’s first “happy visit” at the dentist! She loves making it a fun, positive, and memorable first dental experience for every child that comes in. Eva’s favorite book is Where The Crawdad’s Sing. Her favorite tv show is House Hunters. She encourages people interested in the dental field not to be intimidated to learn something new! She thinks dentistry can be life changing for so many.

favorite takeout: Pizza from Boludo or Vietnamese from Quang


meet taylor

Taylor started working at Krengel Dental in 2019. Her favorite part of any appointment is seeing patients, new or existing! She believes it is so important that patients leave feeling like they are in good hands and can trust that she will provide them with the best possible care. Her goal is to help patients feel confident because a smile is the best thing you can wear.

favorite show: Impractical Jokers

meet michelle

Michelle started working at Krengel Dental in 2020. She also loves being a part of a child’s first dental experience; but she also enjoys walking the ‘dental journey’ with people who are just beginning to learn about the importance of their oral health. She finds pride in providing personalized care and a positive experience. Michelle thinks if you have a passion for helping people, everything else will fall into place.

favorite food: “You don’t know a true taco until you try Taco Taxi.”


meet elaine

Elaine has worked at Krengel Dental since 2016. Her favorite procedure to be a part of is anything surgery related! Extractions, implants, fixed hybrid denture, to name a few. She has many favorite take out spots including, Hoban Korean Restaurant, Lu’s Sandwich, Chipotle and the list goes on. She thinks being a dental assistant is amazing because you get to help people get through the fear of going to the dentist. You get to see the great results the patients achieve and how happy they are at the end of their visit.

favorite show: Lover of all game shows. Wheel of Fortune, Family Feud, Price is Right, you get the gist

meet melissa

Melissa has worked at Krengel Dental since 2020. She has been in the field for over 20 years. Her favorite task as a dental assistant is wrapping instruments and cassettes prior to sterilization. Her favorite procedure is opening and draining an infection. She thinks it is cool to see and wants to help people get out of pain. She loves documentaries or anything on HGTV. Melissa thinks if you love people and working with your hands, dentistry is the perfect fit.

favorite takeout: rotisserie chicken is a staple in her house


meet nicki

Nicki has worked at Krengel Dental since 2017. She is the General Manager of both the Bloomington and St. Louis Park offices. She loves the variety of her job, helping the staff excel in their jobs, and planning the future of Krengel Dental with Dr. Krengel. Nicki can rewatch Friends and The Office over and over again and still laugh every time.

fun fact: She was a Criminal Justice major and loves reading true crime books

meet Stacy

Stacy has worked at Krengel Dental since 2019 and is the Office Manager at the Bloomington location. Stacy is one of the first faces you will see when you check in for your appointment. She loves to help patients and thinks this work is very fulfilling.

favorite takeout: Vietnamese from Kimson Bloomington


meet Raychel

Raychel joined the Krengel Dental team in 2023. Her favorite part about dental assisting is helping patients feel comfortable and confident in their smiles. When she’s not at work you can bet she’s watching The Office or Gilmore Girls while eating her favorite take out, Chipotle!

fun fact: Raychel grew up competing in rodeos!

did you know we have two locations?

St. Louis Park Dental Location

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