Welcome to lakeview family Dentistry!
Lakeview Family Dentistry is led by Hugo dentist Dr. Drew Carrell who is devoted to restoring and enhancing the natural beauty of your smile using conservative, state-of-the-art dental care procedures that will result in beautiful, long lasting smiles!
A positve experience
Building a foundation of trust by treating our patients as special individuals is vital to our success. We understand how uneasy some patients may feel about their dental visits and that is why we strive to make a difference by providing a relaxing and positive experience. Our entire team is dedicated to providing you with excellent, personalized care and service to make your visits as comfortable and pleasant as possible.
A high standard of excellence in personalized dental care enables us to provide the quality dental services our patients deserve. We provide comprehensive treatment planning and use preventative, restorative, and cosmetic dentistry to achieve your optimal dental health. Should a dental emergency occur, we make every effort to see and care for you as soon as possible.
Education & Prevention
As a practice, we are true believers that preventative care and education are the keys to optimal dental health. We strive to provide “dental health care” vs. “disease care”. That’s why we focus on thorough exams – checking the overall health of your teeth and gums, performing oral cancer exams, and taking x-rays when necessary. We also know that routine cleanings, flossing, sealants, and fluoride are all helpful in preventing dental disease. Prevention helps avoid serious and costly dental problems and is the key to having a healthy, confident, beautiful smile.
Safety in our office is also very important to us. To protect our patients and ourselves, we strictly maintain sterilization and cross contamination processes using standards recommended by the American Dental Association (ADA), the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), and the Center for Disease Control (CDC).
Focused on acheiving your best smile and dental health with thorough exams, professional cleanings and patient specific education.
Dentistry for the entire family
Although we are not a pediatric dental office, the majority of our staff have kids and we welcome children of all ages to our practice.
Ask about our Kids' No Cavity Club!
Veneers & Smile Makeovers
We are here to help you achieve the smile you've always wanted. Call to schedule a free consult with Dr. Carrell to discuss your ideal smile.
Dr. Carrell has advanced training in comprehensive dentistry, including treating joint and jaw pain (TMD). We will listen to your concerns and complete diagnostic tests to best diagnosis and treat your pain.
If a dental problem exists, treatment options will be presented. We offer state-of-the-art materials including: composite (tooth color) fillings, inlays, onlays, crowns and Veneers.
Our doctor has extensive training in implant dentistry. Implants offer the ability to replace missing teeth without affecting adjacent teeth and can be used to support parital and complete dentures.
Dentures and Partials
We take pride in making esthetic, custom-fit dentures and partials to replace missing teeth or worn and ill-fitting existing dentures.
Lakeview Family Dental Care Plan
For patients without dental insurance, the LFD Dental Care Plan is a simple and cost-effective way to get the high-quality dental care you need.
Plan includes the following at no extra charge:
Dental Exams (twice per year)
X-rays (each as ordered by Dr. Carrell, per year)
Fluoride treatment (once per year for ALL ages)
Routine teeth cleanings (twice per year)
Oral cancer screening
Other Dental Services up to 15% off! * Includes scaling and root planning, periodontal cleanings, crowns, veneers, root canals, tooth-colored fillings, extractions, sealants and bridges. *Discount applied when paid in full at date of service.
Please call us for member pricing
Dr. Drew Carrell
Dr. Carrell received his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from the University of Iowa where he served as class President. Since graduating dental school, Dr. Carrell has taken extensive continuing education courses in Implant Dentistry, Endodontics, Oral Surgery, Restorative and Cosmetic Dentistry. He served as the president of the Minnesota Academy of Comprehensive Dentistry from 2017-2018. He is a current member of the Academy of General Dentistry, the International Team of Implantology, the American Dental Association, and Minnesota Dental Association. At Metro Dentalcare, Dr. Carrell was the Implant Continuing Education Director for all of Metro Dentalcare clinics.
Asked why he enjoys dentistry, Dr. Carrell says: “The most rewarding part of being a dentist is building relationships with my patients and providing great results. For that reason, I’m proud to lead the Lakeview Family Dentistry team, which focuses on treating our patients with personalized dental care. I want my patients to be educated and involved in their treatment. I believe all patients deserve conservative quality dentistry and I want them to feel comfortable during visits.”
Dr. Carrell currently resides in Lino Lakes with his wife, Marie, and their children: Henry, Ben, and Charlotte. In his free time Dr. Carrell enjoys cycling, playing guitar, hiking, and cooking with his wife.
Dr. Kelly Djerf
Dr. Djerf completed her undergraduate studies at the University of Minnesota Duluth. She pursued her Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from the University of Minnesota, graduating with high distinction. Upon graduation, she was awarded the Minnesota Academy of Pediatric Dentistry Performance Award, International College of Dentists Student Humanitarian Award, and the International Congress of Oral Implantologists Predoctoral Achievement Award. After dental school Dr. Djerf completed her General Practice Residency at the Minneapolis Veterans Affairs Hospital. Dr. Djerf continues to expand her dental training with continuing education to provide her patients with the highest standard of care.
Dr. Djerf has always loved science, art, and working with her hands. Combine these passions with her love for people and you have the perfect fit for dentistry. Dr. Djerf is dedicated to providing quality dentistry with a keen attention to detail. She enjoys getting to know her patients and making them feel comfortable and informed with their treatment.
During her free time, Dr. Djerf spends time outside enjoying the ever-changing Minnesota seasons, reading, biking, baking, and visiting family & friends.
"Very professional, caring staff, friendly and happy atmosphere. Makes you glad to have your dental work done!" - Karen
"Brought my son for his second dental visit. You know they do things right when a normally shy three and a half year old is all smiles and chatter during his check up!" - Connie
"I have been going to this clinic for the past 17 years and through all the changes it remains to have nice caring staff and give high quality care!" - Carrie
"Highly professional, comfortable facility, very personable and an excellent dentist." -Bob
"Had a filling replaced with no pain! Speedy service and good humor at the same time! Great place to go for dental care!!" - Tim
"Very warm and friendly staff. I was always very nervous going to the dentist, but I got over that at this dentist! Also very helpful with correcting a billing issue. Fixed the problem with no questions asked. I would definitely recommended Dr. Carrell!" - Steve
Welcome New Patients
From all of us at Lakeview Family Dentistry, we look forward to welcoming you as a patient. Find out for yourself why our dental team has been named "The Best Dentist in Hugo" and a "Nextdoor Neighborhood Favorite!"
We are here to make your dental visit comfortable and convenient.
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14475 Forest Blvd N
Hugo, MN 55038