Dental Staff

All professionals at Longfellow Family Dentistry maintain the highest levels of accreditation and pursue ongoing education to stay abreast of the latest trends in the medical field. Read on to learn more about our staff's experience and training.

  • Dr. Stephen Tervola

    Dr. Tervola did his undergraduate work at the University of Minnesota (U of M). He continued and received his Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS) from the U of M School of Dentistry in 1978.

    Dr. Tervola has been practicing at Longfellow Family Dentistry along with his staff for more than 30 years. This veteran team is dedicated to providing quality service in a family-oriented environment.

    Dr. Tervola enjoys spending time with his grandchildren, traveling to warm locations with his wife, golfing, his occasional trip to Las Vegas and spending time during the summer at his cabins with family and friends.

  • Terry - Receptionist

    Terry is our receptionist who handles scheduling as well as our insurance and billing department. She enjoys spending time with her grandchildren as well as sampling craft beers on her free time.

  • Pam - Registered Dental Assistant

    Pam is our registered dental assistant. She got her initial training as a dental assistant while serving in the US Army. After getting out of the army she attended Hennepin County Technical College to attain her current position as a registered dental assistant. She is an avid Minnesota Vikings fan. She spends her free time with her mother, working in the yard and watching HGTV.

  • Sue - Dental Hygienist

    Sue is one of our dental hygienist who also grew up in south Minneapolis. She went through the Dental Hygiene program at the University of Minnesota and has spent her entire career working at our office. She especially enjoys time with her grandson, cooking, volunteering, and trips to Lake Vermillion.

  • Deb - Dental Hygienist

    Deb graduated with a B.A. in Dental Hygiene and has spent her career in family dentistry with an emphasis on periodontal treatment. She loves working with all ages from childhood through adulthood.

    When not at the office she travels with her husband, gardens, quilts and enjoys spending time with their four children and their families.

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