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Dental Hygienist

Donna has lived in Colorado for the last 14 years, and has been working in dentistry for 30 years.  After managing an office for 8 years, she realized her passion lies in working one-on-one with patients, so she went back to school to become a dental hygienist.

Donna loves getting to know her patients, has a gentle, but thorough approach to her care, and prides herself in helping patients achieve their optimal oral health.

In her free time, she enjoys hanging out with her 3 adventurous dogs, jeeping and exploring nature.

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Dental Hygienist

Tricia has been a Dental hygienist for 23 years graduating from Minnesota State University in 1999.  She truly loves her career and decided on it at age 15 as she has always had an affinity for teeth, smiles, health and all things clean!  She is passionate about providing quality care and education to ensure my patients have a great experience at the dental office.  She loves that she gets to help people with their health, build lasting relationships, and continually get to learn new things in her profession.  


She is married and has 3 amazing boys ages 13,11, and 8 who keep her insanely busy.  They love and play ALL the sports, traveling, hiking, cooking and playing games.  Life is busy and time is flying by so she is grateful for a job that allows her the flexibility to get to do what she loves.... be an involved mom and a dental hygienist! 



Dental Hygienist

Lauren has been in the Dental Hygiene field since 2020 and also has a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology. She enjoys working directly with people and helping to make a trip to the dentist a pleasant experience for her patients. She places a lot of importance on ensuring patients feel comfortable and accepted no matter the circumstances. Lauren began working part-time at Dr. Shank’s office shortly after graduating, but is now here full-time!

In her free time, Lauren enjoys spending time with family, friends, and pets. She has been married to her husband since 2017 and has a dog named Scout.

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Dental Assistant

Krystal has been in the dental field for 15 years, she graduated from Concorde Career Institute, with honors, for dental assisting.  Krystal is a Colorado Native who enjoys spending time with family and participating in outdoor activities.



Insurance Specialist

Brittany has been working in the dental field for over 10 years, having studied Dental Assisting and transitioned to an administrative role in the office. She enjoys helping patients to make the most of their insurance benefits and HSA funds, and seeing amazing cosmetic results.

Born and raised in Boston, Brittany came to Colorado in 2018.
On the weekends you’ll find her taking in Denver’s live music scene, or at home doing jigsaw puzzles with her cats.


Patient Care Coordinator

Nancy is our Patient Care Coordinator and the first person to welcome you to our practice.  She has been in the dental field since 2016 and strives to provide our patients with the best experience and quality care available.  Nancy came to Colorado in 1988 on vacation and never left.  She loves gardening, baking and spending time with family and friends.

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