Endodontic Staff - Rochester, MN
All of the professionals at Rochester Endodontics maintain the highest levels of accreditation and pursue ongoing education to stay current with the latest trends in dentistry.
Thank you for your interest in Rochester Endodontics; a dental practice dedicated exclusively to endodontic care.
Our professional affiliates include the American Dental Association, the American Association of Endodontists, the Minnesota Dental Association and the SE Minnesota Dental Society.
Dr. Gerald Gray - Endodontist/Owner
Dr. Gray has been in Endodontic practice since 1998. He is married to Kerry and they have three children, Andrew, Cameron, and Sydney. Dr. Gray received his Undergraduate Degree from Northwest College in Kirkland, WA, in 1991, his Dental Degree from the University of Iowa in 1996, and specialty training from St. Louis University in 1998. Dr. Gray enjoys flying, water sports, snowmobiling, attending sporting events, spending time with his family and volunteering at Good Samaritan Dental Clinic.
Dr. Michael Shen - Endodontist
Dr. Shen is an experienced endodontist with over seven years in this profession. His education, experience and disposition have equipped him for treating patients with the utmost of knowledge and care.
- Degree of Doctor of Dental Medicine – University of Pittsburgh
- Certificate in Advanced Education in General Dentistry
- Certificate of Advanced Study in Endodontics
Dr. Shen has also served as a faculty instructor at the University of Pittsburgh.
Dr. Shen’s professional memberships are:
- American Association of Endodontics
- American Dental Association
- Minnesota Endodontic Association
He is married to Penny and she is an orthodontic resident at Mayo Clinic. He enjoys hiking, camping, gardening and playing video games.
Jennifer - Licensed Dental Hygienist
Jennifer started with the office in 2003 as a Certified Dental Assistant. She became a Registered Dental Hygienist in July of 2006. She is proficient at her job, has excellent patient care, is energetic, happy, and one of the key people in our practice. Having Jennifer in our office has helped to facilitate an atmosphere of comfort, care and efficiency. Jennifer enjoys spending time with her husband Zack, their children, Katelyn, Gretchen, Jackson and Will, as well as their dogs. Her hobbies include participating in water sports, golfing, attending their children's activities and spectating sporting events.
Shannon - Certified and Licensed Dental Assistant
Shannon has been with Rochester Endodontics since 2007. She is fun, patient, steadfast, a total people person and easy to talk to. She enjoys helping others in any way she can and is an enjoyable asset to our office! Shannon enjoys learning and pushing herself to grow. She also enjoys spending time with her family, friends and her pride and joy, her dog, Napoleon. In her free time you will find her in the great outdoors hiking, paddleboarding, skydiving, snowmobiling and playing vollyball. Shannon enjoys giving back to the community through volunteering at Good Samaritan Dental Clinic.
Sarah - Licensed Dental Assistant
Sarah joined our practice March, 2016. She comes to us with 10 years of endodontic assisting experience. Sarah has a warm personality that puts our patients at ease. She is technically skilled and provides the highest level of care. In her spare time she enjoys time with her family and friends. She enjoys boating, fishing, four-wheeling, and relaxing outdoors. Although most of her time is spent with her husband chasing thier young daughter, Paisley, around.
Tammie - Licensed Dental Assistant
Tammie joined our practice in August 2016. She has a carefree spirit and has the ability to make those around her laugh. She enjoys spending time with her three children, and attending their events.
Danielle - Licensed Dental Assistant
Danielle joined our office in September 2017. She comes to us with 4 years of dental assistant experience. She has a calming demeanor, and warm smile creates a comfortable atmosphere for our patients. She and her husband enjoy the outdoors, along with their dog, Bo. She also enjoys cooking, baking and spending time with family and friends.
Alyx - Sterilization Assistant
Alyx joined our team in August of 2017. She is someone we all count on to help facilitate transitioning our operatories, and makes our days run seamlessly. She truly is a joyful person and always willing to lend a hand to help. She grew up in Lewiston, and currently resides in Rochester. She loves shopping with friends, and vacationing with family.
Tiffany - Patient Coordinator
Tiffany has been with us since April, 2012. As our patient coordinator, she will have a wam, inviting smile when you arrive for your visit. Tiffany's bright personality makes her a cherished member of our team. She is very aware of others needs and puts all of her efforts into being there for each and every person she associates with. Tiffany is fun, upbeat, dedicated and thoughtful. She consistently strives to make herself and our office better, which we greatly appreciate. Tiffany's passions are: her family and her animals. She enjoys spending time on the pontoon, at the beach, and attending concerts and festivals.
Jill - Patient Coordinator
Jill started in our office in September 2017. She has a fun-loving personality, and lifts the spirits of those she comes into contact with. She truly is a joy to have as a part of our team. She and her husband have been married for fourteen years and have three children. She enjoys spending time with family and friends, as well as camping and attending sporting events.