Meet Our Team


Marsha – Practice Manager

Marsha has been working with Dr. Homer since his very first day at Tri-State Endodontics. She started as his dental assistant and then moved into her current position. She enjoys every aspect of dental care and feels very fortunate to be working with Dr. Homer.

When she is not working, she enjoys spending time with her husband – Jay, son – Cody, and two Shih Tzu dogs Aggi and Lily.

Marsha’s interesting fact is she lived in the Philippines with her husband for three years while he was in the Navy.


Ashley – Dental Assistant

Ashley graduated from Kaplan University earning her dental assisting degree and has been a valuable member of our team since 2014. What she enjoys most about being a dental assistant is getting to know her patients and making them feel calm and comfortable.

Ashley recently became a first-time homeowner and in her spare time, she loves spending time with her family and spoiling her two young nephews.


Sonja – Dental Assistant

Sonja graduated from Heritage Institute of Medical and Dental Careers and then completed an expanded restorative program at Front Range College. She is originally from Arizonia and moved to Sioux Falls with her husband to be closer to family.

When asked what she enjoys about dental assisting, Sonja said EVERYTHING. In addition to being a part of our dental team, she is a certified adjunct instructor at Southeast Technical College.

Sonja stays busy with both of her jobs and her three Dachshunds and cat that thinks she is a Dachshund.

Tara – Dental Assistant

Tara recently joined our team at Tri-State Endodontics. She graduated from Herzing University earning her dental assisting degree. What she enjoys about dental assisting is helping her patients be free of pain and confidence to have a great smile and oral health.

In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her mini golden doodle Luna!

Hailey – Dental Assistant

Hailey graduated from Lake Area Technical College with her AAS degree in Dental Assisting in 2020 and has been assisting ever since. She also received her BS degree in Health Sciences from the University of South Dakota in 2022. 

What Hailey likes most about dental assisting is getting to know the patients and making them feel comfortable.

When she is not working, she is busy fishing and camping with her boyfriend, Kody, and their two dogs, Boji and Hopper.

Hailey's interesting fact is that she is always wearing fun socks!