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Meet Our Team

Our Dentists

Carol Bicknell, D.D.S.

Carol Bicknell, D.D.S.

Dentist

Dr. Carol Bicknell grew up in Clearwater, Minnesota. She attended St. Cloud State University, from 1989-1993. She received early acceptance to dental school in 1993. She graduated in 1997 from the University of Minnesota School of Dentistry. She joined the dental office of Dr. Jeffrey Milbert in August 1997, and has been practicing dentistry in Cold Spring ever since.

She enjoys all aspects of dentistry, from pediatrics to geriatrics. She continues her education taking classes to stay current on new dental technologies, materials, and procedures. She is an active member of The American Dental Association, The Minnesota Dental Association, and the St. Cloud Dental Society.

Carol is married to Matthew Bicknell, and she has three wonderful children; Amanda, Emily, and Mark. She likes to travel, read, and watch ROCORI sporting events.

Chris Lehn, D.D.S.

Chris Lehn, D.D.S.

Dentist

Dr. Lehn grew up in St. Joseph, MN, and has enjoyed becoming a part of the Cold Spring community. Chris attended the University of St. Thomas where he earned a Bachelor of Arts in Biology in 2004. He continued his studies at the University of Minnesota School of Dentistry, graduating in 2008 with a Doctor of Dental Surgery degree. In dental school, Chris was a National Health Service Corps scholar. He fulfilled his service obligation working for Racine Community Health Center in Racine, WI.

In January 2012, upon Dr. Jeff Milbert’s retirement, Chris moved back to Minnesota, and started working with Dr. Bicknell. His wife, Cassandra, works for St. Cloud Medical Group as a physician assistant at the Cold Spring Medical clinic.

Chris and Cassandra have three very active boys. They like to spend time outside as a family; they enjoy biking, hiking, camping, and canoeing.

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Katie Johnson, D.D.S.

Dentist

 

Dr. Katie grew up in Cold Spring, MN and is excited to have moved back into this wonderful area. She attended the University of St. Thomas where she earned a Bachelor of Science degree in biology in 2009. She graduated from the University of Minnesota Dental School in 2013 and moved with her husband to Mankato. While living in Mankato she practiced at Apple Tree Dental in Madelia, MN before moving back in January of 2017 to work with Dr. Bicknell and Dr. Lehn.

Katie’s husband Zach Johnson also grew up in Cold Spring, and is now a teacher at Cold Spring Elementary. They have an adorable daughter Zera who keeps them on their toes. Besides playing with Miss Zera, Katie likes to spend her time reading, being outdoors, spending time with her family and cheering on the MN Wild.

Our Assistants

Danielle, Assistant

Danielle

Assistant

Danielle is a graduate of the 2008 Dental Assisting program at SCTCC. She is married with a new baby and she enjoys being around family and friends. She also enjoys being outside whether it’s being on the lake, exercising or fishing. She has been with Bicknell and Lehn Family Dentistry since 2008.

Deb, Assistant

Deb

Assistant

Deb has been with Bicknell and Lehn Family Dentistry since 1998. She is a certified and registered dental assistant for Dr. Carol. She is married with three children and three grandkids. She enjoys time with friends and family, especially grandma time. She loves to cross stitch, quilt, and make homemade cards.

Terri, Assistant

Terri

Assistant

Terri graduated from SCTCC Dental Assistant program in 1975. Terri was Dr. Milbert’s assistant for 35 years and now assists Dr. Lehn. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her children, grandchildren, and family. Some of her favorite hobbies are card making, scrapbooking, and bike riding.

Our Office Manager

Diane, Office Manager<

Diane

Office Manager

Diane is a certified and registered dental assistant who has been with the practice for over 35 years. She handles all of the insurance, accounts receivable, and accounts payable for the office. Diane and her husband enjoy spending time with their three children, following SnoCross races and pontooning on Lake Shamineau.

Our Front Desk

Angela Viere-w

Angela

Front Desk

Angela is one of our receptionists at Bicknell and Lehn Family Dentistry. She was raised by wolves in the mountains of Appalachia and is just now getting used to a civilized lifestyle. She is not used to loud noises so please try to talk to her quietly.

Our Front Desk

Amy, Front Desk

Amy

Front Desk

Amy graduated from SCTCC Dental Assistant program in 1996 becoming a licensed dental assistant. She is one of our receptionists at Bicknell and Lehn Family Dentistry. Amy is married with two children. She enjoys spending time with family, friends, running, rollerblading, biking, camping, cooking, and baking. Most of all, she enjoys watching and supporting her children at their sporting events.

Our Hygienists

Jody, Hygienist

Jody

Hygienist

Jody has worked as a dental hygienist at Dr. Bicknell and Dr. Lehn’s office since 1999. She graduated from SCTCC in 1997. Prior to being a dental hygienist, Jody was a dental assistant starting in 1989. She is married and has two children. She enjoys the outdoors, gardening, and spending time with family and friends.

Janine

Janine

Hygienist

Janine started at Bicknell and Lehn Family Dentistry in 2014 after graduating from St. Cloud Technical and Community College with her Associate in Applied Science Degree in Dental Hygiene.  She also holds a Bachelor of Science Degree from St. Cloud State University that she earned in 2001.  Janine enjoys working with all ages and backgrounds of patients.  Her goal is to determine individual dental hygiene needs for each patient so they can reach successful oral health.  Janine has been married to husband Aric for ten years and likes to spend her free time reading, running, bird watching, and playing with their yellow Labrador, Isis.

Annie, Hygienist

Annie

Hygienist

Annie is a 2008 graduate of St. Cloud Technical and Community College. She has been working at Bicknell and Lehn Family Dentistry since 2009. Annie is married and has four small children. When she is not chasing after her kids, Annie enjoys crafting, spending time outside, and riding horses.

Amber, Hygienist

Amber

Hygienist

Amber is a 2006 graduate of the University of Minnesota with a bachelor’s degree in dental hygiene. She has been practicing dental hygiene with us since 1996. She enjoys going to her cabin, bike riding, crafting, and spending time with her family. She was recently married last year.

Melissa, Hygienist

Melissa

Hygienist

Melissa has been in the dental field for over 15 years. She started working as a dental assistant, went on to dental hygiene, and then obtained her Bachelors of Science in Dental Hygiene from MSU Mankato. She has been a dental hygienist for over 10 years and absolutely loves her profession. She enjoys being an active member of the local dental hygiene study club. Melissa is married and has an active daughter. In her free time, she enjoys running, and spending time with family and friends.

Amy, Hygienist

Amy

Hygienist

Amy graduated in 2001 from Normandale Community College with an Associate of Science degree in Dental Hygiene. She also received her bachelor’s degree in Biology from the University of Minnesota, Morris in 1998. Amy has been at Bicknell and Lehn Family Dentistry since 2010. She is married with two children. She enjoys spending time with family and friends, hiking, canoeing, and reading.