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Dr. Andres R. Sanchez, Periodontist

Periodontist in Eden Prairie MN

Dr. Sanchez was born and raised in Santa Fe, Argentina. He received his dental degree from Rosario National University in Argentina in 1995. He completed a one year Fellowship in General Dentistry in 1996.  He then practiced General Dentistry focused in Periodontics & Implant Dentistry for five years. He received his Certificate & Master’s Degree in Periodontics from the prestigious Mayo Clinic in Minnesota in 2004. From 2005-2008 Dr. Sanchez was a full-time Assistant Professor at Marquette University School of Dentistry.

He was awarded the Abram & Alicia Chasen Teaching and Research Fellowship from the American Foundation of Periodontology. Dr. Sanchez serves as a reviewer for several journals in Periodontics & Implant Dentistry. He also has been involved as a primary author in more than ten scientific papers published in major Periodontal and Implant Dentistry journals.

Dr. Sanchez is married and has four children.  In his spare time he enjoys spending time with his family, biking, cooking and traveling.  

Our Team

Mariana – Office Administrator

Periodontal office administrator Eden Prairie MN

Mariana makes sure the office runs efficiently from day to day and patients receive the highest levels of customer service when it comes to appointment scheduling, financial arrangements, and other business related issues. Mariana enjoys meeting with patients to help them understand the benefits of periodontal treatment. She graduated from Augsburg College with B.A. in International Business and Management. In her spare time, Mariana enjoys spending time with her family, traveling and reading.

Sasha – Dental Assistant


Sasha loves to assist during surgical procedures and to make patients feel comfortable and relaxed.  She appreciates PerioWest’s culture of treating patients like family.  Prior to earning her dental assistant degree from Hennepin Technical College, Sasha has interned with Dr. Sanchez.  In her spare time Sasha enjoys spending her time with her two children and going on mini adventures in Minnesota.

Anne – Dental Hygienist


Anne’s number one priority in her job is patient care. She always makes sure her patients are comfortable, relaxed, and are receiving the highest quality of care. Anne is passionate about educating her patients about the importance of having a healthy mouth and how it affects the whole body. Anne graduated from the University of Minnesota in 1995 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Dental Hygiene. Outside of work, Anne loves spending time with her husband, kids, grandchildren, and her dog Bella. She enjoys cooking, biking, live theater, movies and getting together with friends.

Katie - Patient Coordinator


Katie welcomes patients with a warm smile, schedules appointments, and addresses any concerns or questions patients might have. Katie holds a Degree in Child Development and spent over 15 years working as a Preschool Teacher and a Nanny. She enjoys being in a new field as every day is an adventure and she is constantly learning something new. Katie has a very spunky and sassy 3-year-old little girl and a 13-year-old cat that is the sweetest 7 pounds of fur you ever did meet. In her free time she loves doing photography, traveling, playing games, doing arts & crafts, spending time with family and friends, and so much more.