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We believe the doctor-patient relationship is very special. People come to us from diverse backgrounds with one thing in common. They place their faith and trust in us to provide needed dental service for them and their loved ones. This is a responsibility we do not take lightly. We value each person and strive to provide faithful and high quality care.
We embrace a modern approach to dental care and utilize the latest technologies available. Although these enhancements are an amazing improvement in the way dentistry is delivered, they cannot replace the gentle touch of our compassionate staff. We want to provide you with more than a "smile" we want to have a friendly partnership with each of our patients.
Expanded Functions Dental Assistant
Darleen is originally from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, where her interest in the dental field began. As a teen, she worked in her uncle’s dental practice. In 1989, she moved to Colorado and in 1991, she began dental assisting. While attending Concorde Career Institute for dental assisting, she excelled and completed the program at the top of her class. She later attended the University of Colorado School of Dentistry where she received her Expanded Function Dental Assisting (EFDA) and nitrous oxide administration certificates. Today, she also has her IV sedation chairside certificate, CPR certificate, and X-ray certificate. She loves helping people enjoy coming to the practice.
Darleen has five children: Brianna (23), Kelan (19), Lacee (17), Mya (11), and Oliva (5 months). In her free time, she enjoys hiking, biking, Crossfit, reading, kickboxing, and spending time with her family.One fun fact about Darleen is that she is very interested in nutrition and how it affects people's health.
Registered Dental Hygienist
Born and raised in Littleton, Colorado, Elizabeth obtained her dental hygiene degree at the Community College of Denver. She began working at Aspen View Dental in July of 2010. Prior to becoming a dental hygienist, she worked as an Expanded Duties Dental Assistant for seven years. While attending hygiene school, Elizabeth was one of 50 recipients, nationwide, to receive the American Dental Association award for academic excellence. Upon graduation she was also presented with the Proctor and Gamble™ award for practicing exceptional preventative dentistry.
Elizabeth finds it extremely important to attend continuing education courses in order to stay up to date on advanced treatment options and new technology in the dental world. Her main priority as a dental hygienist is patient care and comfort. She prides herself on her ability to educate her patients on proper oral hygiene and promises to be thorough and gentle during your care. She loves that her job allows her to meet new people and build relationships with them.
Elizabeth is married to Tom, and they have three children: Madison (10), Carter (8), and Austin (5).In her free time, reading, doing pilates, being outdoors, traveling, watching movies with her family, watching her kids' sporting events, and supporting the Denver Broncos. One fun fact about Elizabeth is that she has six siblings (3 brothers and 3 sisters)!
Registered Dental Hygienist
Amanda grew up in Gillette, Wyoming and joined Aspen View Dental in July 2010. She graduated from the University of Wyoming with a Bachelors of Science in dental hygiene. Before pursuing hygiene, she earned a Bachelors of Science in Psychology from Wayne State College where she completed a four year collegiate basketball career. Amanda believes in providing quality, holistic oral healthcare. With her background in Psychology and expanded function certifications including Nitrous Oxide sedation, she is able to provide maximum patient comfort.
Together, Amanda and her husband Justin have three furry children. In her free time, she enjoys traveling, being outdoors in the summer, and watching good movies. One fun fact about her is that she has lived in four states!
Jackie began working at Aspen Dental Care as the office manager in January 2010 after an extensive history of office management. She has been working the dental field since 2001 and also has experience in insurance and financial arrangements. She takes great pride in caring for her patients and their needs.
Jackie and her husband, Mike, live in Littleton with their two young children, Michael and Isabella. In her spare time, she enjoys watching movies in theaters, attending sports events, and playing board games with friends and family. Additionally, she is originally from Orange County, California and travels back at least twice a year to visit her family and friends, and the beach too, of course! One fun fact about Jackie is that she is a 1st generation American. Her parents and grandparents are from Spain, Mexico, and Cuba! She hopes to one day visit these countries so that she can meet distant relatives.
Kayla has worked at our practice for the past five years. She graduated from PIMA Medical Institute where she earned her certificate in Dental Assisting. She is energetic and enjoys helping people feel comfortable and teaching them about dental care. She is currently continuing to work toward attaining her Extended Duty Dental Assistant (EDDA) certificate and/or a Dental Hygiene degree.
Kayla has two kids (Devin, who is 8, and Emma, who is 3), as well as one cat, Flynn. When she isn't busy at work, she enjoys photography, football (go Dallas Cowboys!), drinking Starbucks coffee, and watching scary movies. One fun fact about Kayla is that it recently was revealed after her grandfather's death that she and her family are part Russian, not German like they originally thought.