Our friendly dentist, Dr. Rydell, was born and raised in Rice Lake. He went to St. Olaf College and graduated with a double major in biology and psychology. Following graduation, he attended dental school at Marquette University in Milwaukee and graduated in 1987.
Dr. Rydell worked in Grantsburg and Webster before buying the Hayward practice from Dr. Bentley in the fall of 1994. He enjoys getting to know each patient he treats and is dedicated to working at the highest standard of excellence. Outside of the office, Dr. Rydell enjoys spending time outdoors, fishing, hunting, skiing, dog training, riding his snow mobile and playing with his Labrador.
Meet Our Team
Our dentist and team are devoted to providing you a remarkable level of care during your visit with us. We take great care in providing you gentle treatment that accomplishes all your oral health goals! At Rydell Family Dental, we are happy to work with people who have dental fears or phobias, and we do our best to help you feel more relaxed during your stay. If you would like to schedule a visit for dental care in Hayward, Wisconsin, we encourage you to contact us today at 715-634-4864 and ask for Dr. Peter E. Rydell.
Amanda joined us in March 2020 and enjoys getting to know our patients personally and learning how she can best assist them throughout their treatment. In addition to her background in the field of dentistry, Amanda received a Bachelor of Science in accounting and international finance from Louisiana State University, as well as an associate degree in culinary arts from the University of Hawaii and Maui.
Around the office, Amanda performs a range of work, from maintaining our patient schedule all the way to implementing important COVID-19 protocols to keep our patients safe. During her spare time, she enjoys traveling, running, kayaking, knitting, quilting and reading. Amanda and her fiancé are both proud parents of a French Bulldog.
In January 2019, Dori became our office co-manager! She performs her role at our practice with full attention to detail, helping sort out insurance policies and billing options for our patients. She also works closely with the VA to help take care of our local veterans. Dori enjoys the opportunity to be a part of our office and feels at home in the friendly atmosphere that our team and patients create together. At home, Dori and her children love outdoor activities in the Northwoods that they call home. Fall is their favorite season for apple picking and trips to the pumpkin patch!
Jamie is our kind and caring hygienist. Jamie graduated from Chippewa Valley Technical College with a degree in dental hygiene and has been practicing with Dr. Rydell for over 10 years. She enjoys people and making a healthy impact on their lives. Jamie is happily married to her husband, Bart, and they have three beautiful children.
In her spare time, you will find Jamie spending time with family, cooking, gardening, fishing and reading.
Paula joined our practice in September 2020 as our dental hygienist after graduating from the University of Minnesota, Duluth, in 1996. She deeply enjoys being a part of the practice, where she can help each patient have a healthy mouth and, in turn, achieve better overall health. She currently works in the Northwoods area along with her husband, Chuck. They love to spend time on Long Lake fishing and boating with their family. They currently have two sons and six grandchildren.
Beth is our talented dental assistant that loves helping patients smile. She grew up in Hayward and attended the University of Wisconsin Green Bay, graduating with a bachelor’s degree in psychology and a minor in human biology. Beth worked as a dental assistant for two years before college and has been working for Rydell Family Dental since January 2016. She enjoys the entire team and atmosphere here at Rydell Family Dental, and she loves getting to know the patients.
In her free time, Beth likes to bike, ski, fish for trout, cook and hunt for vintage furniture.
After graduation from the Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College in 2019, Erin became our dental assistant here at our practice! During her time here, she has developed a great passion for helping patients feel at home with us by listening to their concerns and walking them through their treatments. Outside of the office, Erin enjoys kayaking and fishing with her family.