Our Team

Our friendly, dedicated, and energetic team is committed to working with you and your family to create a positive dental experience every time you visit our office. This is our favorite team picture, it portrays how much fun we have as a team off and on the job together!


Office Manager

Welcome to the Merxbauer-Maier Dental website! I am Bonny Merxbauer, Dr. Merxbauer's wife. I am so glad you are interested in our office. I believe you will find our office is unique in the way we care for our patients. Our doctors and our team have the motto: If you care for the patients, everything else will take care of itself. Below you will meet our team. I feel truly blessed to work with such an outstanding team of dental professionals.

I work in the business office at Merxbauer-Maier Dental. I graduated magna come laude from the University of South Dakota with a business management degree. I was honored to be chosen as the outstanding business school senior.

Dr. Merxbauer and I have been blessed to be married since 1986. We have five wonderful children, three son in laws, one daughter in law and 12 grandchildren.  In my free time I enjoy spending time with family and friends, shopping with my daughters, and traveling.

I look forward to welcoming you to our office!! I think you will find you feel "at home" with our team!


Office Manager

I am Dr. Merxbauer's daughter and Dr. Maier's wife. I have worked for the Dental Center my whole life. I adore the dental profession! My favorite part is helping patients fall in love with their smile, while maintaining their health.

I graduated from Aberdeen Central High, then continued my education and graduated from Augustana University in 2013. I finished my Masters of Business Administration degree from Western Governors University in the fall of 2017. You will most commonly see me in the front office or hear me on the phone!

I have two handsome sons and two beautiful daughters. I also have two dogs: a Yorkie and Drahthaar. I love summer outdoor activities especially camping with my family.


Front Office

I am a South Dakota native. I have worked in the dental field since 1989! While creating a comfortable environment, I try to go above and beyond the expectations of helping and understanding the patients with all their dental and financial needs. My husband and I have five children and five grandchildren. We enjoy hunting,  fishing, volunteering in our community, spending time on the river with our family and our yellow lab, Hub.


Front Office

Hello, my name is Linda! I graduated from NDSCS in Wahpeton, ND and have been a dental assistant since 1986. I am now a front office associate and have been enjoying this position since 2020. I am licensed as an expanded functions dental assistant and in taking radiographs. I really enjoy working with all ages of patients!

My husband and I have been married since 1988. We have three grown son, two of which are married and the youngest graduated in 2019 from college. In my free time I enjoy spending time with family!


Front Office

Hi, I'm Bonnie, Here at Merxbauer-Maier Dental you can call me BJ! I grew up in Britton, SD & graduated from LATI. I have worked in the dental field since 2007.

My husband and I have been married since 1989 & have been blessed with 2 beautiful children.

I am looking forward to welcoming you to our office and assisting you in all your dental needs!


Front Office Associate

Ashtyn has a dental assisting degree. She works in the front office and enjoys helping patients with their dental questions.


Front Office Associate

 Tyra has a dental assisting degree. She works in the front office and enjoys helping patients with their dental questions.

   Tyra just got engaged and is busy planning her wedding. She loves to travel and spend time with her fiancé.


Front Office Associate

Hi, my name is Lauren! I graduated from LATI in Watertown in May of 2011 and have been with this office ever since! I am licensed as an expanded functions dental assistant, able to take radiographs, and administer nitrous oxide. 

At home I have two beautiful children and two puppies that keep me on my toes.


Dental Hygienist

Hi, my name is Melissa! I graduated from USD with a degree in Dental Hygiene. I really enjoy working with patients of all ages and do my best to make my patients feel comfortable and relaxed while meeting their individual dental needs. I am licensed to administer nitrous oxide and local anesthetic. I have been working at the Dental Center since May 2006. 

I am married to a farmer. We raise cattle and grow crops which include wheat, corn, and soybeans. We have four children, 3 boys and one girl. In my spare time, I enjoy running, volunteering locally, and attending our children's activities.


Dental Hygienist

Hi, my name is Kayla! I am originally from Leola, SD. I graduated from North Dakota State College of Science in 2012 with degrees in Dental Hygiene and Liberal Arts and I have been an active Dental Hygienist since. I am certified to administer nitrous oxide and local anesthesia, as well as prevent, diagnose and treat gum disease.

My husband and I got married July of 2013. We have three children that keep us on our toes. In our spare time we enjoy spending time with our family and friends, camping, fishing, and hunting.


Dental Hygienist

Hi! My name is Laurie! I have been blessed to meet and serve so many wonderful patients since I started in dentistry  in 1984. I worked as a dental assistant first and in 1991 obtained my dental hygiene degree from NDSCS. I have taken many continuing education classes over the years. Dentistry is an exciting field that is ever changing and advancing and its fun to keep up with all these new technologies. My favorite part of the day is all the great people I see; both patients and co workers. They are my Smile Makers!

My husband, Bill and I have two grown daughters. We live on a farm where Bill raises corn and soybeans. I love to camp, fish, garden, walk and read in my spare time.


Dental Hygienist

Hi, My name is Rhonda! I grew up in Northville, SD. I am the oldest of four girls. I have a son and a daughter that I am most proud to be called their mom! I attended Northwestern School then went to USD to obtain my degree in dental hygiene. I moved to Enid, OK and practices dental hygiene for 36 years. 33 years of those were in the same office.

In September 2022, I moved back to South Dakota to be closer to my parents and family. God has blessed me with the opportunity to become part of the Merxbauer-Maier Dental family. Everyone is wonderful here and I consider myself very blessed!



Kristie has three kids and loves spending time with them and her grandbabies. She has years of experience in the Aberdeen area. 



Maddy loves spending her free time with her family. Maddy has been a hygienist for many years and loves connecting with her patients. 


Dental Assistant

Hello, my name is Brooke! I was born and raised in Britton, SD. I graduated from Minnesota State Community and Technical College in Moorhead, MN in May of 2007. I am licensed in expanded functions and in taking radiographs. I previously worked as a dental assistant in Fargo, ND for 6 years. I love helping people and thoroughly enjoy my profession!

My husband and I got married August of 2017 and have two children. When I'm not working I enjoy fishing, golfing, traveling, shopping and spending time with my family.


Dental Assistant

Hello, My name is Lacey! I was born and raised in Britton, SD. I attended the Dental Assisting program at MSCTC in Moorhead, MN and graduated in 2008. I am licensed in expanded functions and taking radiographs. I worked in Fargo, Moorhead  area for 3 years before my husband and I moved back to Britton, SD. My husband and I have been married since 2008 and we have three wonderful children.

I am very passionate with working in the dental field and I truly enjoy working with people.



Morgan has two energetic kiddos. They bless her with busy evenings and enjoy spending time together. 


Dental Assistant

Hi, my name is Michelle! I graduated from Arizona School of Dental Assisting. I was born in Aberdeen, SD; as a young teen I moved to Arizona and after school I was drawn back to my home town. In my spare time I like to listen to music, go for walks, or spend time with family. 


Dental Assistant

Hi, My name is Makayla! I graduated from Lake Area Tech in 2020. I have lived in Aberdeen my whole life. I have one child and I am engaged. In my spare time I like to watch tv, shop and bake.



Errin loves camping at the river and spending time with her children.