About Ashley Dental

Dr. Janel Ashley, DDS

Dr. Janel Ashley, DDS

Dr. Janel Ashley was raised in Hudson, WI and graduated from St. Croix Central High School. She continued her education at Winona State University for undergrad and finished her education at the University of MN School of Dentistry, obtaining her DDS degree. After graduation, she began working at Dr. Robert Bardill’s dental office in North Hudson. She was given the opportunity to purchase the practice, which is now Ashley Dental. Dr. Ashley could not be more proud to continue the practice with the same philosophy of ‘Patient First’, that Dr. Bardill had had for the past 40 plus years. She strives to create a space for patients to feel comfortable, heard and well taken care of. Dr. Ashley keeps up to date in the field of dentistry through continuing education to provide the highest quality of dental care to her patients. 

She is married to her husband, Shawn, and has one son named Jay. Together as a family, they love to explore the outdoors and take in all that Hudson and the surrounding communities have to offer. 

Meet the Team

Jenny Hansen

Jenny Hansen – Licensed Dental Hygienist

Jenny grew up in Minnesota and graduated from the University of Minnesota with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Dental Hygiene in 1996. She moved with her husband to Hudson and joined Ashley Dental in 2008. Jenny enjoys working with patients and helping them learn more about their health. When she’s not in the office, you can find Jenny and her family at most Hudson sporting events.

Jessica Friederick

Jessica Friederick – Licensed Dental Hygienist

Jessica graduated from Madison Area Technical College in 2008 and has been practicing dental hygiene since then. She grew up in a small town in southwestern Wisconsin. In 2013, she made Hudson and Ashley Dental her home. Jessica enjoys treating patients of all ages. It is her joy to form relationships with people and see them through various phases of life. When Jessica is not in the office she is enjoying the outdoors with her husband and children.

Maya Breault

Maya Breault – Dental Assistant

Maya is from California and graduated from the dental assisting program in San Diego. It was in San Diego that she met her husband and they have now moved to his hometown of Somerset, Wisconsin.

She joined our Ashley Dental team and is excited to share her dental knowledge and her upbeat personality.

In her spare time, Maya likes to spend time with family, taking trips to the zoo and local parks. Maya and her husband also keep busy with their three dogs, one Rottweiler and two German Shepherds, and one cat.

Patty Griswold

Patty Griswold – Office Manager

Patty was born and raised here in Hudson, she brings over 30 years of dental knowledge to Ashley Dental. She is a graduate of Century College Dental Assisting Program.

In Patty’s free time she enjoys spending it with her husband outside on the motorcycle or on the water. They have four fur babies that keep them very active.

Libby Whirry

Libby Whirry –  Dental Assistant

Libby grew up in Woodville, WI and graduated from CVTC Dental Assistant program. She looks forward to getting to know her patients at Ashley Dental and sharing her knowledge of the dental profession with them.

In Libby’s free time, she spends her time volunteering as a coach for the high school tennis team and spending time outdoors with her family and friends.


Highest-Quality Dentistry.

It is our goal to provide the highest level of quality possible for our patients, and we know that is only achieved as we commit ourselves to diagnosing, treating and interacting with patients at the highest standard of excellence. Our team members consistently work to the best of their abilities and alway strive to create beautiful, lasting results we can proudly stand behind. You deserve the highest quality of care, and we do our best to deliver.


Patient-Focused Care.

Our patients mean more to us than just a number. You truly matter to us! We recognize that you have unique needs, and we will take the time to listen. Our one-on-one approach to your dental care and the lasting relationships we build truly set us apart. You will feel like family here.

Ashley Dental team

Experienced Team Members.

We know how important it is to find the right dentist for your family. Dr. Ashley has been working in the dental field for many years and brings extensive knowledge, experience and expertise to the table. Not only that, she spends countless hours participating in continuing education and works with a highly skilled team. You will be in expert hands here.


A Trustworthy Team

Our guiding philosophy at Ashley Dental is one of honesty. We don’t believe in making unnecessary recommendations for treatment. We are honest in all aspects of our work and will always keep your best interests in mind. We strive to earn your trust in everything we do.


Enjoyable Environment.

What else do patients love about our practice? The enjoyable environment we have here! Our friendly team members are caring, happy and fun to be around! We are committed to your comfort during your care and offer accommodations like headphones, nitrous oxide and painless injections to help you feel more at ease! We truly think you’ll enjoy your time with us.


Exceptional Preventive Treatments.

Our approach to dental care goes beyond just fixing smiles. We believe in prevention! Preventive dentistry allows us to take a careful look at your oral health so we can catch problems early on and correct them before they become a big issue. With the help of our talented hygienists and their focus on the bigger picture, our preventive system is truly top notch!