About Our Practice

Lakeside Smiles, formerly known as “Kenner Family Dentistry” is locally owned and operated by Dr. Sarah Cavanaugh. Dr. Cavanaugh purchased Kenner Family Dentistry January of 2024. Dr. Cavanaugh and her team strive to provide modern dentistry in an easy going, fun, family-friendly environment. Lakeside Smiles treats patients of all ages. You and your family can count on her team for everything from routine cleanings to dental restorations and cosmetic dentistry.

Meet Dr. Sarah

Dr. Sarah Cavanaugh was born and raised in the Devils Lake area. She graduated from Devils Lake High School. In 2009 and received her Bachelor of Arts from the University of Mary. Her Education continued at the University of Minnesota School of Dentistry where she received her Doctor of Dental Surgery ( DDS) in 2019.

Dr. Cavanaugh attends many continuing education classes all over the United States including Florida, Minneapolis, and Las Vegas to ensure the best care possible for her patients.

Dr. Cavanaugh has 3 children, Sasha, Henry and DJ. Dr. Cavanaugh enjoys watching her daughter play basketball, entertaining guests and baking beautiful cakes in her free time.

Dentist, Devils Lake, ND

Meet Our Staff

Angie Larson – Dental Assistant

Fun fact about Angie is: She has worked here for 24 years!

Nikki Elsperger – Dental Assistant

Fun fact about Nikki is: It’s no secret she is her dad’s favorite

Jessica Schemionek – Dental Assistant

Fun fact about Jessica is: Despite not skiing her whole life, she found a new love for downhill skiing.

Danae Lysne – Dental Hygienist

Fun fact about Danae is: She is low key crunchy

Amber Neppl – Dental Hygienist

Fun fact about Amber is: She has an identical twin sister!

Connie Smith – Office Staff

Fun fact about Connie is: She lived in Seattle for 38 years!