About The Lake Dental Group

The Lake Dental Group is your partner in creating the gorgeous and healthy smiles that reflect the style patients desire. With a strong belief that everyone deserves the absolute best possible care, the Lake Dental Group is committed to changing your perceptions of visiting the dentist.

Meet The Lake Dental Group’s Qualified Staff in Duluth

Karen Paul - Registered Dental Hygienist

"We have a superb top notch staff and I love coming to work! The brand new office and lake view is a great bonus!"

Karen Paul has worked with Dr. LaCosse for the past 19 years following her graduation from the UMD Dental Hygiene program. With access to the latest and greatest technologies and techniques, Karen’s career has flourished while working with Dr LaCosse. Karen is married and has two daughters. She volunteers at Animal Allies walking the dogs and also enjoys fishing and keeping a small flower garden.

Joleen Reents - Registerd Dental Hygienist / New Patient Coordinator

"I am dedicated to providing our patients the best possible treatment and appreciate having access to the newest technology available! I look forward to meeting you!"

Joleen has 15 years of Dental Hygiene experience with a focus on patient education and treatment planning. Her degree was earned at Normandale Community College in Bloomington, MN. She enjoys spending time traveling, boating and attending sporting events with husband Randy and their four children.

AnnaMay Frazier - Dental Assistant

""I am so happy to be part of such an amazing staff! I love being a part of a team that is focused on giving the best patient care possible. I love coming to work!""

AnnaMay has recently moved to the Northland from Colorado and enjoys hiking, knitting, baking, kayaking and camping.

Lori Flatley - Administrative Assistant

"I love meeting new people, helping our patients feel extra comfortable here, and finding ways for them to receive the care they want and need. I feel so grateful to have the opportunity to work with such great people!"

Lori comes to our office as a customer service expert with many years of experience in the Private Banking industry. Born and raised in Duluth, married with two beautiful daughters,  two dogs and two rabbits, she loves to spend her summers camping and her winters snowmobiling with her family.