Staff Profiles

Meet the staff at Lone Oak Family Dentistry

Six wonderful people to care for your teeth.


Dr. Hanel

Dr. Travis Hanel, DDS

Dr. Hanel brings high quality care to his patients with over 10 years of experience in general dentistry.

To read more about Dr. Hanel>>>  Doctor’s Profile




Heather Rogus

Heather Rogus, RDH

Heather has been a part of Lone Oak Family Dentistry since 2010; with experience in Dental Hygiene for more than a decade.  She received her degree from MN State Community and Technical College in 2003.  She holds an associate’s degree of Science in Dental Hygiene.  “I attribute my success to the patients, which I continue to learn & grow from daily.  I believe in practicing dental hygiene with the concept of equal caring and concern for all our patients.  When I’m not at work, I enjoy spending time with my husband and 3 children.  I also have a deep passion for fitness/health.”

Carol Riley, RDH

More to come on Carol’s long career in dental hygiene.

Kim Anderson, RDH

Kim is our new staff in 2018.  She works part time mainly on Fridays.

Dental Assistant

Katie Sczpanski, DA

Katie has been assisting Dr Hanel since 2017.  She has her assisting degree from Wapeton Technical College.


Jill Riopelle

Jill Riopelle

Jill has a degree in dental assisting from Moorhead Technical College.  She started working at Lone Oak in 2012 as a receptionist.  “It is great to get back to working in a dental office, after being away for several years to raise a family.  I like spending time with family and friends at the lake, baking, and watching my kids sporting events and bike riding. ”  Jill is married to Brent and they have three children Logan, Olivia, and Savannah.