Meet Our Team!
Laurie Lindahl – CFO/HR Director
Born and raised in Memphis, Laurie loves being a Tennessean. Designer of Rolling Hills’ welcoming, atmosphere, Laurie is at the heart of the professional success Rolling Hills has experienced. Laurie takes joy in seeing her team and the practice thrive. A dynamic partnership, Laurie and Dr. Lindahl are passionate about best practices when it comes to the patient experience, and the quality of the work-life balance of the professionals providing it. When she isn’t ensuring things are running smoothly at the practice, Laurie heats up the tennis courts as a semi-pro competitor, and spends lots of quality time supporting her and Marty’s two beautiful daughters, Chloe and Carly.
Megan – Practice Manager / Treatment Coordinator
Truly embodying our initiative to be the place where southern hospitality meets modern dentistry, Megan brings 7 years of exemplary practice management, dental treatment planning, and insurance expertise to our team, providing patients with a wealth of experience when it comes to accessing the best treatment options available. A proud Maryville native, Megan is extremely organized and focused when it comes to ensuring a higher standard of dental care. In her own words, Megan finds Rolling Hills to be “A special group of people who like to have fun but work really hard to care not only professionally, but also personally, and that’s hard to find.” When she’s not at work, Megan loves spending time with her loving husband, two beautiful kids, and two fur babies, and enjoys spending her free time volunteering at animal shelters.
Julie – Insurance Coordinator
An integral part of the Rolling Hills team, Julie has been with Dr. Lindahl’s team for 14 years. In her own words, “As the Insurance Coordinator, I enjoy helping patients through the challenges of maximizing their insurance benefits. I am so fortunate to be a part of such a wonderful, dedicated, and devoted team whom I proudly call my friends. Here at Dr. Lindahl’s, we strive for excellence. I love being a part of the experience and the joy we bring to the faces of our patients, who are, to no surprise, like family.” When Julie isn’t working, she enjoys taking advantage of the beautiful Smoky Mountains in her rad custom Jeep! She also loves, hiking, and horseback riding with her beautiful family.”
Missie – Front Desk + Patient Coordinator
A legacy member of the Rolling Hills team, Missie has been a patient of Dr. Lindahl’s since 1998. Joining the practice in 2004 as Patient Coordinator, Missie loves keeping in touch with all of the patients whose lives she has gotten to watch unfold through the years — patients who have married and had children of their own who are grown up now! She’s very thankful to have the ability to work with people she considers family. When she’s not working, she likes to keep up with Laurie Lindahl by keeping fit, and is an avid runner.
Shannon – CDA/RDA
For the past 26 years, Shannon has dedicated her incredible compassion and skill to providing thoughtful and knowledgeable care for her patients. Having joined Dr. Lindahl’s team in 2012, Shannon truly exhibits the attitude that she loves her career. In her own words, “I am grateful to be a part of a team that truly cares for their patients as family. Dr. Lindahl is a perfectionist when it comes to smiles. He keeps up with all of the latest technology and is very passionate about providing high-quality dentistry while making the patient comfortable.” When Shannon isn’t at work, she loves spending time on Tellico Lake with family and friends.
Brooke – Registered Dental Assistant
Sunny, thoughtful, and dedicated to serving the patients of Rolling Hills, Brooke joined Dr. Lindahl’s team in 2012. An RDA for the past 6 years, Brooke has also been a patient of Dr. Lindahl’s since she was a child. Her early experience witnessing how he strives for first-class patient care was a major reason she decided to pursue dentistry as a career. In her own words, “I love my team! They are an amazing group of co-workers and friends. We have fun and love taking care of our patients.” Outside the practice, Brooke enjoys being a wife and a mother to her son and daughter. When asked from a career standpoint, who she admires the most, and why, her response is: “[My co-worker], Shannon. She will go out of her way to help anyone in need.”
Barbara – Registered Dental Hygienist
“When my alarm goes off in the morning, I wake up excited to go to work. Work isn’t really work when you love what you do and the people you work with! Dr. Lindahl has an incredible team that I am proud to be a part of. Dental hygiene is not just my job, it’s my passion. At Rolling Hills, we are dedicated to serving our patients’ oral well-being as it impacts their overall health.” When asked what she wanted to be when she grew up, Barbara emphatically states, “All I knew is I didn’t want to be a mom!” A recipient of life’s benevolent twists of irony, Barbara is mother to five children, ages 5 to 22. In her own words, “Quiet moments and date nights are rare but treasured. As a family, we enjoy running, being outdoors, gardening, cooking, and anything else we can do together.” Barbara states her biggest professional inspiration is Dr. Borole, who started Smiles for Hope in Knoxville. Dr. Smita Borole and her team of volunteers serve the residents of Keys of Hope Housing Program where residents receive routine cleanings and restorative dental treatment that enhances their quality of life.
Summer – Registered Dental Hygienist
A truly resilient spirit, Summer brings 5 years of stellar experience, dedication, and compassion to our practice. A native of Tennessee, Summer knows firsthand the value of health and well-being having survived a serious bout with cancer when she was 3. Crediting the care she received at St. Jude’s as the reason she’s alive today, Summer was inspired by Esther Wilkins to pursue a career in oral health. Having written the “Hygiene Bible” that all hygienists use in school, Summer was impacted by Wilkins’ dedication: “[Wilkins] was a super smart woman!” It’s inspiring to see the way Summer applies herself when it comes to caring for her patients with the same knowledge and skill. Weekends, Summer loves to binge-watch Anime, and spend time with her husband and 2 year old son.