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JoAnn Poppens RDH, Teresa Neises, Kathy Erickson RDA, Andrea Thorn RDH, Janelle Dinges LPN, Megan Rounds RDH, Olivia Lorenzen, & Angela Donlin

Our Team of dental professionals is exceptionally qualified to provide expertise in each department within the practice. All of our dental assistants and hygienists are licensed professionals who pride themselves on staying on the cutting edge of dentistry and patient communication.

We love what we do, and it shows on our faces—it seems we’re always smiling around here. You’ll find our staff is friendly and up beat and we’ll do our best to make your visit comfortable, and even fun. And all the while we’ll be providing you with the highest quality dental care. Don’t be surprised if it’s the best time you’ve had at a dental office.


JOANN POPPENS, RDH – I was born in Tyndall, SD but grew up in Southern Iowa.  I graduated from University of South Dakota with a Bachelor of Science degree in Dental Hygiene.  My husband, 2 boys and I moved to Madison in 2004 when I started for Dr. Hanson.  I came to Dr. Donlin’s office, We Care Dental, in July of 2017.  I love to garden, watch sports, and be around family.

TERESA NEISES – I am originally from Pipestone, MN and my husband, Zach, is originally from Howard, SD.  I graduated from Southeast Tech with an Associates in Business Administration.  We have two little girls, Kenley, who was born in 2012, and Parker, who was born in 2015.  We enjoy camping, going for motorcycle rides, golfing, and spending time with our families.  I have been with We Care Dental since March of 2013.

KATHY ERICKSON, RDA – I am a native of Winfred, SD and attended Madison High School.  I graduated from the School of Dental Assisting at Lake Area Vo-Tech in Watertown.  My husband, Doug, and I live in Madison.  We enjoy bowling, bike riding, and camping.  I have been with We Care Dental since March of 1980.

ANDREA THORN, RDH – I grew up in Sisseton, SD.  I attended South Dakota State University from 1994-1996, and then upon realizing my interest in the field of Dental Hygiene, I transferred to the University of South Dakota to pursue my education.  I received my Bachelor of Science degree in Dental Hygiene from the University of South Dakota in 1998.  I love animals, traveling, and playing Scrabble.  I enjoy getting to know my patients and helping them maintain a beautiful, healthy smile!  I was working at Dr. Hanson’s dental office until he retired, and then I came over to We Care Dental in July of 2017.

JANELLE DINGES, LPN – I graduated from De Smet High School, and then went on to graduate from the Pierre School of Nursing.  I worked with Dr. Hanson for 39 years, and when he retired, I started working with Dr. Donlin at We Care Dental in July of 2017.  My husband, John, and I have 3 daughters and 5 grandchildren.  I enjoy watching the Minnesota Twins and Vikings, traveling, and attending my grandchildren’s activities.  I am a member of St. John Lutheran in Madison, Secretary of the church council, and sing with the New Beginnings group at church.

MEGAN ROUNDS, RDH – I am originally from Woonsocket, SD.  I first graduated from Lake Area Technical Institute and received my Associate of Applied Science in Dental Assisting.  I worked for a few years as a Dental Assistant, and then decided to go back to school to become a Dental Hygienist.  I then graduated from North Dakota State College of Science and received my Associate of Applied Science in Dental Hygiene.  I enjoy spending time with my family, friends, and my dog Trixie.  I have been with We Care Dental since April of 2017.

OLIVIA LORENZEN – I come from a small town near Luverne, MN.  My husband and I moved to Madison during the summer of 2015.  We recently got married in 2016 and we welcomed our first baby, Nora, into the world in October!  During our free time we are renovating our old farm house, fishing or doing anything outdoors, and spending time with friends.  I have been with We Care Dental since August of 2016.

ANGELA DONLIN – I grew up in Dell Rapids, SD.  I received a Bachelor of Science degree in Consumer Affairs from South Dakota State University.  Dr. Donlin and I have been married since 2006, and we have two children, Derrick and Nadine.  We moved to Madison in the Summer of 2013 when we purchased We Care Dental.  I am involved in P.E.O. Chapter BN here in Madison.  I enjoy camping, traveling, photography, playing board games, and spending time with family and friends.

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