Meet the Team
Get To Know Us a Little Better
Patti chose to work in dentistry when she started her first dental job through a high school program, “on the job training”. She knew immediately that this would be a long lasting career for her. She has now been in the dental office for 25+ years, and has enjoyed every second of it!
The best part of Patti’s job is that she loves meeting new patients, and getting to experience the before and after of cosmetic dentistry firsthand.
During her free time, Patti enjoys watching movies and reading.
Dental Hygienist | Preventive Therapist
To provide you with the best available dental solutions, Sarah completed her master’s in dental hygiene and stays up-to-date with continuing education courses. She’s also co-authored a published literature review in the August 2013 issue of The Journal of Dental Hygiene.
During her free time, Sarah enjoys going to fitness classes and attending her children’s sporting events. A fun fact? She made the National Dean’s list and was a member of Phi Sigma Theta National Honor Society while attending The University of Minnesota.
Outside of work, Cassandra enjoys spending time with her children at sporting events and outdoor activities, and she’s passionate about fitness and her daily peloton rides to group fitness classes.
She’s also a mentor for women going through the long-term program at Minnesota Adult and Teen Challenge Addiction Recovery Center, and her favorite quote is, “Trust in the Lord with your heart, lean not to your own understanding, in all your ways acknowledge him, and he will direct your path.”
In his free time, Robert plays hockey with the White Bear Lake Alumni and hopes to get into coaching once the time is right. He also enjoys fishing, camping, exploring new restaurants, and spending quality time with family and friends.
Some fun facts? He played hockey as a goalie all the way through high school and in Canada after that. His future plans include completing his dental hygiene training, and his bucket list includes exploring and experiencing living out-of-state.
experience as a new patient in a very modern dental office years ago, motivating her
to choose Dental Hygiene as a career. After graduating from the University of
Minnesota she returned to that office as both patient and employee. “I’m
thankful for the doctors and staff who ignited my love for cosmetic dentistry”.
Connie joined the staff here at the Gorman Center for Fine Dentistry in 1990 where
she serves multiple roles from direct patient care to long term administrative
projects. “To capture a client’s smile in photography is one of my great passions.
Working with an expert team allows us to capture amazing images of the beautiful
smile”. She is very proud that all the photography from the Gorman Center is
Connie and her husband, Dr. Steve Gorman, were married in 1988 and have three
grown daughters; Emily, Anna and Madeline, and 2 young grandsons.
Why We Work Here
We love coming to work every day in our peaceful and elegant environment; it feels like coming home. We enjoy sharing our calm, welcoming and comfortable office with our clients. Combining our passion for beautiful smiles and providing a trusting environment is what sets our practice apart from other dentists in North Oaks and Minnesota.
Your experience at The Gorman Center for Fine Dentistry will be both informative and relaxing. Not only are we a highly-trained team of professionals, we truly care about the health, comfort, and success of our clients.