Meet The Staff

Dr. James R. Williams, P.A.

Dr. Williams was born and raised in Grand Rapids, MN. He graduated with honors from the University of Minnesota Duluth in biology and chemistry. He then attended the University of Minnesota School of Dentistry; graduating in 1984. After two years of practice in Roseau, Dr. Williams moved to this area in 1986 and began practicing full time in Sauk Centre in 1992.

Dr. Williams is a member of the American Dental Association, Minnesota Dental Association, the LD Pankey Alumni,  Pankey Affiliated Learning Group, and Dental XP. The last two are advanced dental education groups. His journey to provide the finest dental care available has included many hours of advanced continuing education. This includes highly respected courses by: Dr. Peter Dawson, the LD Pankey Institute for Advanced Dental Education, Nobel Biocare Implant Mentor program, Pikos and Salama Partners in Synergy, Dr. Gordon Christensen and others.

Dr. Williams has been married to his wife, Martha, since 1984. They have enjoyed raising two sons and a daughter together. The entire family participates in a variety of outdoor and athletic activities; the children’s primary focus athletically has been on hockey.  Even though the children have now grown to college age and beyond, the family still enjoys getting together as often as they can.


Dental Hygienist

Rose lives in Freeport with her husband Jeff and their daughter Lydia. She received a degree in dental hygiene from the University of Minnesota in 1994. She furthered her education in local anesthesia administration and nitrous oxide sedation in 1996. She chooses dental hygiene as a career because she enjoys educating her patients in good oral health and also because of the one on one care she is able to provide.   

She enjoys the outdoors, motorcycling, walking, and especially camping with her family. You will find her on the bleachers a lot as her daughter is a four season sports nut


Dental Hygienist

Missy was born and raised in Melrose, Mn. She graduated from St. Cloud Technical College in 2009 where she obtained a degree in Dental Hygiene. She has been working as a Hygienist for 7 years and has been with Dr. Williams' team since 2015. She was drawn to this practice by the reputation it has at providing compassionate and individualized dental care. She was also interested in continuing her education in implant dentistry. Missy is licensed by the Minnesota Board of Dentistry and loves to build one-on-one relationships with her patients.

Missy and her husband have two daughters and reside in Elrosa. In her free time she enjoys traveling, reading, and being active with her family. 


Dental Assistant

Rachel is a registered dental assistant. She has been working with Dr.Williams Office since September of 2008. She attended MSCTC-Fergus Falls for 2 years and received an Associate in the Arts degree. After obtaining her degree in Fergus Falls, she went to MSCTC-Moorhead for dental assisting in 2007-2008.


Back Office Coordinator

Abby was born and raised in Alexandria where she currently lives with her husband, Jake. They met at Bemidji State University where both of them were playing college hockey. They are now expecting their first child in July. Abby moved back to Alexandria the summer of 2016 and started working for Dr. Williams that June. She has loved the opportunity to learn so much about the dental industry and takes a lot of pride in working for Dr. Williams. She enjoys getting to know all of the wonderful patients and seeing people's smile transformations. 


Front Desk

Contact Us. We encourage you to contact us with any questions or comments you may have. Please call our office or use the quick contact form below.