Dr. Hughes is so excited to be working in Deephaven and to have Hughes Dental become an integral part of the community. She has been a practicing dentist for over 17 years in the Minnetonka area. She is passionate about dentistry and keeps up on all the latest in dentistry by taking well over 75 hours of continuing education each year. She is one of only ten accredited cosmetic dentists in all of Minnesota. Dr. Hughes is also the former president of The Minnesota Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry where she works to bring the best dental educators to Minnesota with the goal of making the best possible care available to our communities. She has achieved graduate status from the Kois Center in Seattle which involved taking over 200 credit hours in all facets of dentistry. Additionally, she has attained additional post graduate esthetic training at the University of MN School of Dentistry and is an alumnus of the highly regarded Dawson Center.When she isn’t working or taking continuing education, she enjoys spending time with her family. She spends many hours driving her two daughters, Clara 15 and Nora 12, to dance classes and competitions. In their free time, she and her husband Rich love cooking and boating. Dr. Hughes is also an animal lover and her family is complete with two cats, Fiona and Josie, and their dogs Larry, Hank and Evelyn.