Dr. Emily Andre

Dr. Andre grew up in Durand, Wisconsin. She received her undergraduate degree at the University of Wisconsin, Madison and her DMD at the University of Florida, College of Dentistry. She loves to travel, be active outdoors, read a great book and garden. Dr. Andre, her husband Jake, and their three girls look forward to meeting you all and calling Menomonie home.

Dr. Emily Andre
Dr. Emily Andre

Dr. Lisa Joyce

Dr. Lisa Joyce relocated to Minnesota from Florida to attend the University of Minnesota. She graduated from the University in 1980 with a degree in Dental Hygiene. After practicing as a Dental Hygienist for 8 years, she returned to school to pursue a degree in dentistry.

Dr. Joyce received her DDS degree from the University of Minnesota, graduating with honors in 1991. Following graduation, Dr. Joyce worked in the Twin Cities until she opened her practice in 1995, in Menomonie, Wisconsin.

In her free time, Dr. Joyce enjoys being outdoors, running, gardening, reading, and spending time with family and friends. Although semi-retired, you will still be able to see Dr. Joyce in the office on Mondays.

Dr. Lisa Joyce


Dee has been with Gentle Dental Care for 15 years, first as a dental assistant, and now as the Office Manager. She is always happy to assist you with any questions you may have regarding billing, insurance benefits, and payment options. On her off time, Dee loves spending time with her husband Brad, playing with her grandchildren, gardening, and visiting with family and friends.


Kendi has been at our office since 2002. Her friendly face greets our patients, and assists them with scheduling their appointments.

When Kendi is not at the office she enjoys spending time with her husband and two children.


Lisa joined our office in 2001 as a Dental Hygienist. Lisa loves working with people and assisting them with their dental hygiene concerns. When Lisa is not at work, she is enjoying time with her husband and their two  children. They have all become big Badgers fans!


Cindy joined our team in 2005 as a Dental Assistant, after working in orthodontics for 8 years. She enjoys working with Dr. Andre & Joyce, helping our patients feel as comfortable as possible. Cindy and her husband have three daughters. They enjoy camping, biking and spending time with their family and friends.


Alesha is the newest addition to our Hygiene team! She was born and raised in Chippewa Falls. Alesha and her two “four-legged children”, Millie & Murphy, enjoy hiking all year round! During the summer, she spends her free time kayaking and camping. She is very excited to be part of the Gentle Dental Team and provide quality care to all of her patients.



Melissa recently joined our team in May 2017, as a Dental Assistant. Melissa and her husband have 3 children and enjoy camping, traveling, sports, and spending time with her family & friends. She has worked with Dr. Andre in the past, and will make a great addition to our team here at Gentle Dental Care!