Meet Our Team - Metropolitan Periodontists, P.A.

We hope that you use this page to help get to know our team a little better. If you need anything from gingivitis treatment to dental implants, be sure to visit Metropolitan Periodontists, P. A. in Minneapolis, MN. You can find our dental office just one block away from the IDS Center.

Summer Morrison: Metropolitan Periodontics


Practice Manager and City of Lakes Study Club Coordinator

Summer is one of our licensed assistants. She started working here full time in August 2007 and has been a fantastic addition to our dedicated team. She brings to the practice over 20 years of experience in the dental field. Summer enjoys learning new things in the office and has worn many hats from assisting the doctors chairside, to working on our website, and social media. She recently started working with our new patients and coordinates our City of Lakes Study Club.  We count on her for many things in our office and she is always up to the task. She takes great pride in knowing our patients are comfortable, relaxed, and informed. She is committed to taking the best care of our patients and our doctors.  She is knowledgeable in all procedures Dr. Wilson and Dr. Kersten performs.

Summer is married with two beautiful children, two dogs and a cat. Her favorite times are spent with her family and friends. You can catch Summer walking the family dogs with her husband in the evening, at a baseball field in the summer cheering on her son’s team or supporting her daughter who is a dancer.


Scheduling Coordinator


Scheduling Coordinator


New Patient Coordinator

JJ graduated from Herzing University in 2016 with a degree in Dental Assisting. JJ has been with Metropolitan Periodontist since May of 2018. She enjoys working with patients and is committed to making sure they have a great experience while in our office.

JJ recently got married and has 3 handsome little boys. In her free time, she enjoys dance parties with her kids, Yoga, and interior design. She also enjoys traveling around the world with her husband, they have visited over 14 different states. 


Licensed Dental Hygienist

Lisa graduated from North Dakota State College of Science in Dental hygiene in 1998 but has been in the dental industry since 1988. Lisa has been with us since 2012 and has been a terrific addition to our team. Lisa is a very knowledgeable hygienist and is always seeking information to make sure she is up to date on the latest studies and technologies in dentistry. Lisa was the first hygienist in the State of Minnesota to use the Perioscopy. Her focus when a patient is in her chair is to make sure she is taking the best care of them. She knows that each patient is unique and requires personalized care to fit their needs. Lisa also helps coordinate our hygiene study club which includes about 20 other hygienists from offices around the Twin Cities.

In her free time Lisa enjoys golfing, downhill skiing, camping, and many other outdoor activities. She has been married to her husband Chris for over 30 years and has an adult son named Joshua. When she is not spending time with her family she enjoys running with her lab "Charley".


License Dental Assistant


Licensed Dental Assistant

Tawn joined our team in March of 2018. She is new to our team but not new to assisting. She brings with her a wealth of knowledge and experience. She has been assisting for 25 years. She attended the University of MN and Lakeland Medical and Dental Academy.

Tawn is married and has two active children. Her son is pursuing a career as a carpenter and coaches competitive high school mountain biking. Her daughter is a competitive gymnast and slow pitch softball player. One of her favorite things to do is watch her kids participate in their activities. She is a member of a community service organization, New Hope Women of Today. Tawn is also a sports fan. She loves watching football, baseball, and college basketball. She also enjoys entertaining, reading, movies and travel.


Licensed Dental Assistant


Licensed Dental Assistant

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Patient comfort is our primary concern and we are dedicated to offering the highest level of implant dentistry and periodontal treatment.

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