MEET THE TEAM
We recognize that all of our patients are unique and deserve to receive dental care that reflects their individual needs. Our experienced and talented dental team is committed to working with you and your family to create a comfortable, stress-free, and rewarding dental experience every time you visit our practice. We are pleased to welcome you and your family, and we look forward to working with you.
Cathy has been in the dental field for more than 30 years, starting with this practice in 1984! She started out as a certified dental assistant then a year later went on to get her Expanded Duties Dental Assistant (EDDA) certificate. After assisting for more than 15 years, Cathy began at the front desk a few days a week along with her clinical work. The rest is history! After 30+ years with this practice, she now runs the front desk and helps outs in the back when she can.
Cathy and her husband Tom have been married for more than 30 years and have two beautiful girls. Her oldest lives in Maryland and got married in August, 2015. Her youngest lives and works in Grand County. Cathy is training to do another physique show, run the Boulder Boulder, hike a couple of fourteeners, and do the Tough Mudder. Tom and Cathy are also huge Broncos fans and have been season ticket holders for years now.
LaDonna moved to Colorado after graduating with her dental hygiene degree from NDSCS. Her desire to serve makes her 36 years in the dental field both rewarding and energizing. She started with the previous owner of this practice in 1994 and has been an integral part of this practice for more than 20 years! Ever a lifelong learner, she has attended numerous continued education courses to keep current on new research and technologies, spending the last three years attending OSHA training courses, ensuring every dental visit is a safe dental visit.
When not at the office, LaDonna, along with her husband and daughter, are learning the art of caring for rescue horses and enjoying the many outdoor activities living in Colorado offers.
Monique has been a dental assistant (CDA/EDDA) for almost ten years. She has experience working in most every dental specialty. She loves what she does and is always looking to expand her knowledge of working in the dental field.
Monique has two beautiful boys of her own, as well a delightful step-daughter. Monique and her husband Scott are fourth- and fifth-generation Colorado natives and are proud to be from the best and most beautiful state. They love all that Colorado has to offer and spend most of their time outdoors, in the mountains, downtown, at Broncos games, and just exploring. They camp, hike, ski/snowboard, bike, run, and swim.
Nina moved here from Wisconsin just about 20 years ago. She has worked in the dental field for over 18 years now, starting in a front office position, next hygiene assisting, then getting her assisting/EDDA certification. Her insatiable appetite to continue to learn and passion to help people led her to make the switch to becoming a dental hygienist and has just over 10 years practicing dental hygiene. She is an empathetic compassionate caregiv...er who looks forward to building long relationships with you and your families.
Nina is married and has two young active boys that keep her busy!! She loves the outdoors-hiking, snowboarding, running, spending time with her family and friends and practicing yoga in her free time. Many of you already know Nina as she has been with the practice longer than the Copelands-she filled in for Dr. Countryman for many years! We are so excited to have her here in the office fulltime!
Trisha is a Colorado native from Arvada. She earned a bachelors degree in biology from Lindenwood University in Missouri, hoping to one day continue on to dental school. After having two beautiful girls, she decided being a mom was what she was meant to do, but Trisha still loves the dental field. She has been a dental assistant/EDDA since 2001.
When she is not in the office, she enjoys skiing, hockey, hiking, and anything else outdoors. Trisha spends most of her time driving her kids to hockey and to dance practices and wouldn't have it any other way.