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Meet Our Team

Kelly, Caring Smiles Dental


Kelly joined our practice in 2006. She is a graduate of the Laramie County Community College dental hygiene program. Before returning to school, she was a dental assistant for four years. When Kelly is not caring for patients, her time is spent with her family, gardening, and traveling.

Cory, Caring Smiles Dental


Cory joined our practice in 2014. She completed her schooling at the American School of Dental Assisting in 2013. She loves seeing patients leave with a beautiful smile! In her spare time she enjoys spending time with her family and cat, baking, and being outdoors.

Michelle, Caring Smiles Dental


Michelle joined the Caring Smiles team in October of 2014 as the Scheduling Coordinator. She moved to Colorado in 2011 from Arizona and completed her degree in Psychology at Colorado State University. Michelle loves learning all there is to learn about dentistry and enjoys interacting with our patients at the front desk. In her spare time she enjoys spending time with her family, friends and two dogs, baking, hiking, fishing, and being outdoors.



Amy joined the team in January 2016 as Executive Office Manager. Prior to then, she worked in various capacities within HR at Keysight Technologies. She earned her BA in history from the University of Virginia and her MBA from Cornell University. Amy is excited to be working with her talented co-workers at Caring Smiles because they clearly prioritize the patient’s needs. In her free time, she enjoys reading non-fiction, cooking Italian food, following national politics, and spending time with her family.

Vanessa Caring Smiles Dental


Vanessa joined the team in 2016. She is a proud Colorado native from the small town of Lamar. She graduated from the Dental Hygiene Program at Pueblo Community College in 2007 and has practiced in several places in this beautiful state, including Crested Butte and Denver, until she decided to make Fort Collins her home. She enjoys running, hiking, practicing yoga, baking, entertaining friends, and spending time with her husband and two dogs. Her greatest passion is traveling the world. Vanessa looks forward to giving you the greatest care with her gentle, yet thorough, dental cleanings.


Shawna completed her schooling at the Colorado School of Dental Assisting and originally joined our team in 2014 as our Patient Treatment Coordinator. After a brief absence, she has returned to us as our Scheduling Coordinator. Shawna’s passion of caring for those around her makes Caring Smiles a perfect fit for her. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with family, friends and her puppy Piper, hiking, camping, and enjoying all that beautiful Colorado has to offer.