At West Lakes Dentistry, we strive to provide comprehensive, compassionate, and affordable dental care in Chaska, MN. Dr. Lauren Ashburn (DDS) and the rest of our team will work closely with you to help ensure you are comfortable and happy throughout your visit. Learn more about our office, and make an appointment today!
Dr. Stephanie Miner earned her B.S. in microbiology at Arizona State University. She continued her education at the University of Minnesota School of Public Health and School of Dentistry. Dr. Miner began West Lakes Dentistry in Mound in 2011. In June of 2017, West Lakes Dentistry acquired our 2nd practice in Chaska, MN. Dr. Miner is honored to serve both communities as a family dentist by providing advanced dental care that is convenient and comfortable for patients. Dr. Miner is dedicated to continuing education and lifelong learning in order to give patients the best dental treatment. She is an active member of the Minnesota Dental Association and maintains membership in the American Dental Association, the Academy of General Dentistry and the International Congress of Oral Implantologists. Dr. Miner is a graduate of the Kois Center, a world leader in cosmetic and restorative dentistry. She has completed hundreds of hours of advanced training in pediatric dentistry, dental implants, gum surgeries, and treatment of complex dental cases. The focus of Dr. Miner’s practice is comprehensive oral health and dental implant restorations. Outside of the office, Dr. Miner and her husband have three very fun and active children, and they spend most of their time in a hockey rink or on a soccer field. She also enjoys running, hiking, down-hill skiing, and traveling.
Dr. Charlotte Skelton was born and raised in Chelsea, Michigan. She graduated from the University of Michigan with her Bachelor of Science degree in Kinesiology. She then went on to pursue her love of dentistry by earning her Doctor of Dental Surgery from the University of Michigan.
Following graduation, Dr. Skelton moved to Denver, CO for a year where she worked for a non-profit dental clinic in Boulder. She then moved to MN where she found herself falling in love with the community. Dr. Skelton is passionate about providing people with dental knowledge and thinks of herself as the engineer that helps to build and maintain healthy smiles. She believes that providing quality comprehensive care is key to helping her patients live a happy and healthy life. Dr. Skelton loves everything about dentistry, and she likes to remain involved in the community by contributing to Give Kids a Smile. She is excited to serve the patients in our community and she takes great pride in providing a caring and comfortable dental experience.
When Dr. Skelton is not with our patients, she enjoys being with her husband Colby, and their three kids Bo, Mia, and Caden. They are a highly active family, and she spends a lot of her free time watching her kids have fun and playing sports! Dr. Skelton enjoys working out and going for runs and on occasion dabbling in woodworking which allows her to express her creative side.