Our Team

Our team at Shaw Family Dental is dedicated to providing every patient with the best dental care.


Dr. Krisan Shaw

Dr. Krisan Shaw was born and raised in Wisconsin Rapids, Wi.
She received her undergraduate Bachelor of Science degree in Biology from UW-Eau Claire in 1994.

She graduated valedictorian with a Doctorate of Dental Surgery from the University of Minnesota in June, 1999. Following graduation, Dr. Shaw practiced with Dr. Dennis Simpson from 1999 thru 2006. In 2006, she transitioned to Ellsworth opening her own practice, Shaw Family Dental SC.

Dr. Shaw is a member of the American Dental Association, the Wisconsin Dental Association and the Northwest District Dental Association. Her practice is also a member of the Ellsworth Chamber of Commerce.

Her dental interests include prevention and education, working with children, and helping her patients achieve and maintain beautiful smiles. She enjoys attending Continuing Education and has completed a certificate in Cosmetic Dentistry from the University of Minnesota.

Dr. Shaw lives in River Falls with her husband Paul and two daughters. Together they enjoy biking, camping, and gardening.

Kate, Hygienist

Kate has been working with Dr. Shaw since 2007. She graduated from Rochester Community College. She has a great relationship with her patients who appreciate her gentle touch. She is also great with children! Kate is a lifetime resident in the Ellsworth area and enjoys spending time with her husband, who crop farms and their three children. In her free time she enjoys boating, scrap booking, and reading.

Julie, Hygienist

Julie is the newest member to join our dental team. Julie graduated from Rochester Community College. Julie is a lifelong resident of the Ellsworth area. She currently resides in Hager City with her husband Corey and their two boys; Taylor(18) and Bodee(12). Julie spends her free time watching her husband and boys Hillclimb, riding horse, and gardening. She looks forward to meeting you soon!

Heidi, Hygienist

Heidi graduated from Rochester Community College. Heidi resides in River Falls with her husband Steve, and their son Erik. In her free time Heidi enjoys reading, spending time outdoor and with her family.

Lynn, Assistant

Lynn has been working as a dental assistant since 2000 and has been employed by Dr. Shaw since May of 2006. She enjoys visiting with her patients and making sure their comfort level is met. During her spare time Lynn loves to spend time outdoors and with her family.

Jean, Assistant

Jean joined Dr. Shaw in February of 2011. Jean graduated from Chippewa Valley Technical College along with dental courses from the University of Minnesota. Jean has worked as a dental assistant for over 30 years. She loves working with the young and not so young and welcomes the challenge of assisting. Jean is a native to the Ellsworth area, she grew up on a farm and still enjoys country living. When she is out of the office, she loves spending time with her two children and her granddaughter and getting together with friends. She also enjoys motorcycling, traveling, Packer football, camping, scrap booking, gardening, and photography.

Tiffany, Administration

Tiffany has been working in the dental field since 2010 after graduating from Chippewa Valley Technical College with a dental assisting degree. Tiffany will assist you with setting up appointments, handling payments, insurance claims, treatment plans, and general information. Tiffany is a lifelong resident of the Ellsworth area and enjoys spending time with her husband Jake, their sons Mason and Parker, and their two golden retrievers Champ and Bella.

Sarah, Receptionist

Sarah has been a part of the dental community since 2001 and is excited to be a part of the Shaw Family Dental Team. Sarah is a resident of Ellsworth along with her husband and 2 children. Sarah enjoys walking, reading, spending time with her family, and exploring—her hobby is photography. Sarah is very active in her church and has a passion for children.