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Meet the Team


Dr. Heidi Torgerson  - Byron Dental GroupDr. Heidi Torgerson

Dr. Heidi Torgerson is a University of Wisconsin - River Falls alum and a graduate of the University of Minnesota Dental School. After graduation Heidi advanced her training with a general practice residency in Burlington, Vermont. Heidi joined Byron Dental Group in 2009 and enjoys providing a variety of services for her patients, both children and adults.

Away from the practice, Heidi enjoys horseback riding, orienteering, baking, and spending time with her family. She and her husband Pete have three children Cooper, Cassidy, and Alex who keep them very busy! Heidi also volunteers at the Good Samaritan and is a member of the ZVDS, MDA, and ADA.

Dr. Kyle Smith  - Byron Dental GroupDr. Kyle Smith

Dr. Kyle Smith completed both his undergraduate education and his dental degree at the University of Minnesota. He has been practicing dentistry in Minnesota since 2014. He has advanced training in dental implant surgery and is a member of the International Congress of Oral Implantology. He is also a member of the Minnesota Dental Association and American Dental Association. He joined Byron Dental Group in 2021. Dr. Kyle believes in helping patients find comfortable and predictable solutions for their dental needs.

Dr. Kyle and his wife Megan have one son and they enjoy spending time outdoors together hiking and biking. He also enjoys golf and watching the Wild or Vikings.

Dr. Anna  - Byron Dental GroupDr. Anna

Dr. Anna grew up in Rochester and attended the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse where she completed her undergraduate degrees in Biochemistry as well as Cellular and Molecular Biology. She obtained her Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from the University of Minnesota where she graduated with high distinction and was awarded membership to the Omnicom Kappa Upsilon national honors society. She was also recognized by her instructors with the "Achievement Award" recognizing her clinical achievements in periodontics.

Dr. Anna is a member of the Academy of General Dentistry, the Christian Medical & Dental Association, as well as the Minnesota Dental Association and American Dental Association. 

Anna and her husband Matt got married in June of this year and are excited to continue their home improvement projects this summer. She is always looking for a good book to read and loves to explore the outdoors. Her and her husband also hope to adopt a puppy in the near future. 

Dr. Anna believes that patient education and communication are key in developing strong relationsships with trust and mutual respect. Her dental care philosophy is founded in her dedication to serving her communitry by providing safe and proficient dental care to her patients. 


Alicia graduated from the RCTC dental hygiene program in 2015.  Taking care of patients of all ages and backgrounds is her passion.

Outside of work, Alicia loves to spend time with her family and friends.  She is also a runner and has a love for the outdoors.  In addition, she enjoys surrounding herself with music, books, movies, and art.


Allie graduated from the RCTC dental hygiene program in 2015.  She loves to provide patients with the most comfortable experience possible.

Allie has a passion for fitness and nutrition. She also loves to spend time doing anything outdoors with her two boys.


Wendy graduated from Mankato State hygiene program in 1990.  She enjoys developing long-term relationships with her patients. 

Wendy is married with three children.  In her freetime, Wendy enjoys boating on the Mississippi River and spending time with her family and friends.

Lori  - Byron Dental GroupLori

Joined our team in 2013 and brings over 20 years of experience in the dental field. She is always ready to help our patients maximize their dental benefits and to explain our convenient payment options. Lori is available to help our staff with whatever they need. Feel free to contact Lori at officemanager@byrondental.net







Administrative Staff



  • "Just wanted to say thanks for making our appointment scheduling so easy!
    Our entire family was able to be seen with only one visit. We appreciate your consideration."
    The Millers - Rochester, MN

  • “I had to find a new dentist in 1977. I elected to try the new Byron Dental Group, which had just opened. I’ve been going there for 30 years and I sure made the right choice. The staff is excellent; they use up-to-date equipment and resources, all generating a more personal touch.”
    Thomas T. - Rochester, MN

  • “I was a patient at the Byron Dental Group for over 20 years. A career change brought me to Texas. My new dentist told me I needed several thousands-of-dollars’ worth of work. I called and scheduled an appointment at the Byron Dental Group while returning for the holidays. Their second opinion revealed no such work was needed. I really appreciate their honesty.”
    Wayne and Barb C. - Texas