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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.

Angelina – Treatment Coordinator


Angelina has seven years of patient care experience in the medical field. Although she’s new to dental field, she enjoys learning and getting to know our patients. Her passion is helping patients. In her free time, she likes to cook, travel (pre-covid) and snuggle with her cat and dog.

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.

Jamie – Dental Assistant


Jamie is passionate about being kind and caring to ensure patients get the best care possible. Jamie understands that coming to the dental office is not an easy task and she tries her best to make the visits be as easy as it can be. Jamie earned her Dental Assistant Diploma at Lakeshore Technical College and wants to become a Dental Hygienist in the future. Outside of work, Jamie enjoys watching movies, hiking, camping, fishing, and spending time with friends and family.