Our team is committed to helping you improve your dental health and your overall health too. You’ll never feel rushed by our team! They take the time needed to answer your questions and address your concerns.
A Los Angeles native, Jennika received a degree in journalism and public relations from California State University, Long Beach in 2008. She has been in Colorado Springs and in the dental industry since 2010 and joined our team in 2018. She enjoys working with patients to help them achieve their health and cosmetic goals. She also loves working with her team, as they are like family to her. She has a 5 Star certification from the Scheduling Institute. Jennika loves to spend time with her husband and three children. She also enjoys cooking and watching movies.
A certified dental assistant, Kovi has worked in the dental field since 2016 and has been part of the Springs Dentist team since 2018. He attends the Rocky Mountain Dental Convention every year to learn more about pleasing patients. His favorite part of the job is following the journey of a patient’s progression from first-time visitor to lifelong patient. He is currently enrolled in a Bachelor of Arts program in social sciences. Outside of work, he likes taking day trips around the state, skiing, snowboarding, off-roading, reading, and going to the movies.
A California native, Melyssa joined our team in 2005 but has worked in dentistry since 1996. She earned a Bachelor of Science in dental hygiene with a minor in microbiology. Her certifications include registered dental assistant, laser, CPR, local anesthetic, and inhaled sedation, and has been an honored recipient of the Western Society of Periodontology Award. Melyssa has taken many continuing education courses over the years, including those in periodontology, sleep apnea/mouth breathing, OSHA, HIPAA, and others. Her favorite part of working at Springs Dentist is the relationships she’s made with her patients and co-workers. When she isn’t getting to know patients in the office, Melyssa likes spending time with her family and friends, watching her kids play sports, snow skiing, mountain biking, hiking, reading, and watching the Rockies baseball and Patriots football. She is proud to live here in Colorado with her husband, who works for the city fire department, their three kids, and their dog.
Leslie has been in the dental field since 1998 and part of our team since 2018. She graduated summa cum laude from the University of Maryland, Baltimore with a Bachelor of Science in dental hygiene and received a clinical dental hygiene excellence award. Along with this, she is a lifetime member of the Sigma Phi Kappa honor society. She enjoys building a rapport with our patients to help them improve their oral health and also to make new friends. Leslie was born in the Philippines and is fluent in Tagalog. Her hobbies include traveling, attending festivals, and camping.
Adriana has been involved with dentistry since 2003 and joined our team in 2018. She has a certificate in Dental Assisting and takes many classes to increase her knowledge. Her favorite part of the job is helping patients achieve a healthy mouth and educating them about the importance of good oral hygiene. She has been married to her best friend since 1998. She loves spending time with her two sons, two daughters, seven grandchildren, and her dog, especially if it involves traveling, hiking, camping, and enjoying sunsets.
Lori has been working in dentistry since 1993 and as part of our team since 2019. She is certified in basic life support (BLS), OSHA compliance, X-rays, and dental sealants. She especially enjoys helping patients achieve their dental goals. Since relocating to Colorado from Portland, OR, she has been enjoying the state while camping, kayaking, and hiking. Other favorite pastimes include traveling, playing tennis, crafting, and having dinner with friends.
Danyel has worked in the dental industry since 2006 in both administrative and clinical positions. She has been with our office since 2018. Danyel has a certificate in dental assisting and plans to attend dental hygiene school to further her career. She enjoys seeing the smile on patients’ faces as they receive the treatment needed to achieve their ideal healthy smile. She spends her free time hiking, working out, and playing on a women’s semi-pro tackle football team.
A certified dental assistant, Eva-Maria has been in the dental field since 2014 and came to our office in 2019. While her job includes many rewarding moments, her favorites involve being a part of giving someone back their smile. A native of Germany, she especially enjoys hiking with her husband and two dogs and exploring beautiful Colorado.