Meet Our Denver, Colorado Dental Team
Registered Dental Hygienist
Amy’s career in oral healthcare spans well over a decade so far, with time spent working as both a dental assistant and as a hygienist. She has her Associates in Applied Science and is also certified in laser dentistry. She joined the Pearl Dentistry team in April of 2018 and feels 100% confident that the entire team here always has the patients’ best interests at heart! Better yet, her personal history of orthodontic and orthognathic surgeries makes her empathetic to the anxiety that often comes with dental care. She deeply cares for each person’s overall health and wants them to feel like they’re one of her trusted friends or family members.
Amy grew up in both Michigan and Minnesota with six older siblings. Today, she has fifteen nieces and nephews and loves being a proud Auntie to them! Her other favorite hobbies include mountain biking, skiing, hiking, running, and kayaking. She has completed two marathons so far and is considering training for a trail triathlon soon.
Jodi first became a member of our team in 2019, and her overall career in oral healthcare spans a full decade. As one of our dental hygienists, she handles such crucial tasks as taking X-rays, performing dental cleanings, and treatment planning. She has her Bachelor’s in Dental Hygiene and feels very fortunate to work for dentists who genuinely care for patients and love what they do! She really enjoys getting to know all about the people in her treatment chair, their families, and their interests throughout each appointment.
Originally from Indiana, Jodi moved to Denver in April of 2019. When she isn’t busy at the practice, her favorite hobbies include traveling, hiking, wake surfing, cooking, and doing yoga.
Kellye Dental Hygienist
Kellye brings over 22 years of experience in dental hygiene to her work with patients here at Pearl Dentistry. She enjoys being able to listen to them on a personal level while also attending to their dental needs in a comfortable setting.
Originally from Norman, OK, Kellye has lived in beautiful Colorado since 1986. She earned her Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene from the University of Colorado School of Dentistry. She has been married since 1977. Outside of work, her favorite hobbies include golfing, running, skiing, biking, swimming, and camping.
Originally from Clearwater Beach, FL, Chelsea now lives in the Denver area. She has been working in the dental field for well over five years and counting, first joining Pearl Dentistry in 2018. She studied at Florida State University and is a Certified Dental Assistant. She loves the easygoing nature of our practice and the ways in which the whole team provides truly exceptional care to patients. She goes above and beyond to help each person feel comfortable with a smile!
When she isn’t busy at the practice, Chelsea spends her free time streaming games on the weekends and going on long hikes.
Vanessa Dental Assistant
Vanessa has been working in dentistry since 2003 and first joined our office in 2015. As a dental assistant, she enjoys helping patients achieve better oral health. She received her dental training at Pima Medical Institute and has her EDDA certification, as well as additional training in OSHA.
Vanessa grew up in the Highlands. She and her husband have three children together. When she isn’t working, her favorite hobbies include baseball, camping, and spending time with family and friends. She’s also a great cook!
Vianey first joined Pearl Dentistry in June of 2019, and she already loves working with such a kind, caring staff and helping wonderful patients each day. Being able to give people the gift of loving their smile again is such a rewarding feeling! She studied at the Pima Medical Institute for her dental education.
Vianey is from Arizona originally and now lives in Centennial, CO. Whenever she’s not busy at the office, her favorite hobbies include being outdoors, practicing fitness, dancing, and spending lots of quality time with her boyfriend Joe.
Kathryn Operations Manager
Kathryn is who we rely on to keep the entire dental office running smoothly. She was Pearl Dentistry’s very first employee and has been with our office for over nine years. Today, she’s grateful to work with a team who puts patients first and is always striving to exceed their expectations. She loves creating lasting relationships with both patients and our larger community!
Before working in the dental field for over a decade, Kathryn received her Bachelor of Science in Communication from the University of Colorado with an emphasis on healthcare communication and a Minor in Political Science. Today, she is constantly training and educating herself so that she can better serve our patients.
When she’s away from the dental office, Kathryn spends quality time with her husband Donald and their two beautiful children Mason and Aubrey. Together, they love doing all of the outdoor activities that Colorado has to offer!
Amanda Treatment Coordinator
Amanda first got her start in the dental field over five years ago, and her career at Pearl Dentistry began in 2017. She completed her Bachelor’s in Psychology and HR Management from the University of Wisconsin in 2012. She loves working for such a caring team and admires how the doctors always take the time to get to know each patient. She is very passionate about the power of smiles and the positive impact they can have on a person’s quality of life. Building relationships with patients is her favorite part of this position!
Amanda is originally from Madison, WI and now lives in the Denver area. Whenever she’s not busy at the office, you can usually find her hiking, kayaking, traveling, exploring new restaurants, and petting any dog she can.
Kristi’s career in the dental field spans over two decades so far, and she first joined our office in November of 2018. As our patient coordinator, she handles schedules, coordinates with the doctors to take care of each patient, and verifies the insurance information of new patients. She has her Associates in Occupational Sciences and is National Board Certified in radiology. The dental field has always been her passion, and she is very proud to work with such talented doctors, state-of-the-art equipment, and compassionate team members.
Outside of working hours, Kristi’s two grown sons are the light of her life. Her personal hobbies include skiing, traveling, hiking, and sifting through a good book.