Northgate Dental takes pride in hiring nice people. We look for dental professionals in Colorado Springs who demonstrate an exceptional degree of training and skill, people who enjoy what they do and who love people. We are very proud of our staff, and we hope you enjoy meeting them.
Front Desk Team
Shelly has been in the dental profession for over 20 years and joined NGD, as office manager, in 2013. After receiving her degree in dental assisting, she began her career as a surgical assistant and then moved into management. “I am truly grateful to be working with a doctor that cares about all of his patients and his staff!” Shelly has a husband of many years, and 3 daughters. She has seven grandchildren, whom she adores. They love to go camping and hiking and try to vacation as a family as much as possible.
Tommie joined our team, as our Insurance Coordinator, in 2013. She was a dental assistant from 1995-2004 and then moved into the administrative area of the dental office. Tommie is originally from upstate New York. Her father was in the Navy, so, they traveled the country. She graduated high school and dental assisting school in 1995, in Newport News, VA. Tommie is married to Jason and they have 5 children. They love heading off to the mountains for camping, fishing, and 4-wheeling.
Marissa is a Rocky Mountain native, growing up in La Veta Colorado. She has two beautiful girls and a wonderful husband. Some of her favorite things are snowboarding with her husband and spending time with friends and family. Marissa started out in the dental field as an assistant and recently moved up to the front desk to take on new challenges and further her dental knowledge.
Ashley has been practicing dentistry since 2001 & has been a Registered Dental Hygienist since 2006. She is excited to treat you as she would a member of her family. Ashley is originally from Nebraska and an avid Nebraska football fan. In her spare time, she stays busy with her husband, Tony and 2 sons, Quincy and Knox James, enjoying beautiful Colorado.
Courtney moved to the area from Doylestown, Pa. She graduated from West Virginia University in 2007 with a Bachelors degree in Exercise Physiology, then went on to graduate from Manor College in 2010 with an Associates degree in Dental Hygiene. Her husband serves in the U.S Army and is currently stationed at Fort Carson. While not in the office, Courtney enjoys teaching group exercise classes, playing with her daughter, and spending time with friends and family.
Kimberly has spent most of her life living in Colorado Springs, CO. She knew at a young age that she wanted to become a dental hygienist. She attended Pueblo Community College where she earned her degree and has been practicing as a dental hygienist since 2013. In her free time she loves spending time with her fiancee, family, and friends. She enjoys hiking, snowboarding, and anything allowing her to be outside.
Lisa has a calm presence, a warm smile, and the ability to make anyone feel comfortable and relaxed. She joined NGD as an expanded duty dental assistant in 2009 and is our department head for the E.D.D.A.’s. Lisa has been working in dentistry for 15 years. Lisa completed radiology training and dental assisting school in 2003 and her E.D.D.A. training in 2004. She is ACLS (advanced cardiac life support) trained and certified. She completed her I.V. catheterization training in 2009.
Beverly joined the Northgate Dental team as a well-established expanded duty dental assistant in April, 2010. Her dental career began in 2001 when she graduated from Southern Oregon Dental Education Assoc. in Medford, Oregon. She went on to obtain her certifications in Radiology and Expanded Function Assisting.
Cassie Young is the newest member of our team. She grew up in San Bernardino, CA, and while she misses home, too much has changed in CA to ever move back.