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. 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. Emily Andre

Dr. Emily Andre




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!


 Our full-time Dental Hygienist Nikki, joined our office in 2006. Nikki attends many continuing education courses. When she is not working, she loves spending time with her family, especially her son’s Benjamin & Jacob. She is a huge die-hard, Packers and Badgers Fan!


Cindy joined our team in 2005 as a Dental Assistant, after working in orthodontics for 8 years. She enjoys working with Dr. Joyce and the Gentle Dental Staff, 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.


Emily is the newest addition to our team! She will be working with our clinical staff as a Dental Assistant, while waiting to complete her degree as a Dental Hygienist. We welcome her fresh young face to our office and love seeing her enthusiasm as she prepares herself for a future career in dentistry.



Melissa joined our Hygiene team in 2014. She graduated with Presidential Honors in 2002, and since then has had the opportunity to attend numerous continuing education seminars to better help patients with their oral health needs. She loves being outdoors, biking, running and spending time with her husband and two daughters.