Meet the Doctor

Dr. Colleen Israelson, DDS

Dr. Colleen Israelson, DDS

There’s a reason people keep coming to Colleen Israelson DDS. That’s because there is great satisfaction in going to a dentist you know and trust. She has been practicing for over 26 years. Her care and concern for patients has brightened thousands of smiles.

Dr. Israelson studied at the University of Minnesota where she received her BS degree in Genetics and Cell Biology. She went on to extend her education, receiving her doctorate also from the University of Minnesota in the Twin Cities, graduating in 1990.
Dr. Israelson and her husband, a 3M retiree, live in Lake Elmo with their 3 children. Outside the office she enjoys reading, hiking and traveling, including an annual trip to the BWCAW.

Meet the Team

Lori - Office Manager

Lori - Office Manager

Lori has been a licensed dental assistant for 23 years. She has worked alongside Dr. Israelson for the past 9 years. She is passionate about providing a comfortable and caring experience for her patients and helping them in anyway possible.

Outside the office she enjoys sports, working in her yard and going for walks with her dog Chloe.
Gabrielle - Licensed Dental Hygienist

Gabrielle - Licensed Dental Hygienist

Gabrielle has lived in Cottage Grove since she was 4 years old. She is a graduate of Park High School. She received her Bachelor of Science Degree in Dental Hygiene from the University of Minnesota. She has been working with Dr. Israelson at All Smiles Dentistry since graduation. It is her passion to provide personalized patient care and it is her goal to maintain the oral health and restore the dental confidence of all of her patients.

In her spare time she enjoys playing volleyball and having dinners with her family. She also likes spending time with her godson and friends and catching up on her favorite Netflix shows.
Andrea - Licensed Dental Hygienist

Andrea - Licensed Dental Hygienist

Andrea has been a dental hygienist for 23 years since graduating from the University of Minnesota with her Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene. Andrea grew up in South St. Paul but has lived in Cottage Grove for 17 years. Her main goal is making sure that patients feel comfortable and at-home in our office. She makes sure patients understand their current level of health, the reasons, and any possible treatment that may be necessary and why. Andrea also practices craniosacral therapy in the Cottage Grove area.

In her spare time, Andrea enjoys spending time with her family, traveling to new places, playing hockey and relaxing at just about any beach.
She looks forward to meeting you and will always greet you with a smile.
Kaitee - Dental Assistant

Kaitee - Licensed Dental Assistant

Kaitee is a 2011 Century College Graduate with an AAS in Dental Assisting. She genuinely cares about her patient’s needs and enjoys finding methods to improve each and every individual’s oral health. Kaitee strives to provide a comfortable environment as well as maintain the standards that Dr. Israelson has in place. Kaitee's ability to help and interact with patients, getting positive feedback and fantastic results, gives her great pride in her work.

Outside the office she enjoys spending time with her husband and their 5 kids, attending her kids' sporting events, the outdoors, scrap booking, and when time permits, coffee and a good movie on Netflix.