Meet Our Ft. Collins Dentist and Dental Team
Meet the Dentists
Shari, Office Manager
We welcome Shari as our new office manager. Shari has been in dentistry for over 20 years. Shari has extensive experience in dental assisting as well as all front office positions. She loves building relationships with her team members and the patients. Shari is a current member of the American Association of Dental Office Management.
She was born in Loveland and raised in Thornton, Colorado. Shari and her husband, Richard, just bought a home in Loveland. She loves the house and is trying out her green thumb with her new garden. Her and her husband are the proud parents of Buster and Pepper, their two black Labradors. As a family they love camping and hiking. Shari’s favorite hike so far has been the Grand Canyon. She also enjoys reading and has recently found a love for sewing.
Jordan, Dental Hygienist
Jordan became a Registered Dental Hygienist in June of 2015 with the Community College of Denver. Before that, she was an Expanded Functions Dental Assistant with Dr. Lindsey for 5 years. Jordan has been a part of the dental industry since 2007 and is currently pursuing a bachelors degree in psychology at CSU. Jordan has such a passion for everything she does, and it shows. With her contagious laugh, careful attention to detail and profound empathy for our patients, she makes dental cleanings so fun and comfortable. Jordan is highly involved with the National Alliance on Mental Illness along with volunteering yearly for events such as Project Smile, Colorado Mission of Mercy, Give Kids a Smile, and various dental events held for Veterans. Jordan is very family oriented and loves spending her free time with her family and friends. Jordan adds an undeniable light to Aspen Dental Care that makes our days and your treatment just that much more enjoyable!
Julia, Dental Hygienist
Julia has been with Aspen Dental Care since 1997. She started working as an assistant with training from FCCC dental assisting in 1996 and EDDA, and then went to school to become a hygienist. She earned her degree in Biology at CSU in 2004, and graduated from CCD in Dental Hygiene in 2009. Julia loves to spend time with her family and friends. She strives to be healthy and active so that she can bring you the best care possible. She is so kind and loveable and cares so much about our patients. Julia looks at every detail to make sure that you are getting the best care possible. With her positive attitude, she helps to ensure that patients feel comfortable, valued, and appreciated. We are so thankful for the awesome job Julia does every day.
Michelle, Expanded Duties Dental Assistant
Michelle has been working at Aspen Dental Care as our Lead Expanded Duties Dental Assistant since 2012. She graduated from Front Range Community College with her Dental Assisting Degree in 2010. She has an amazing way of making patients feel at ease and makes sure that they are comfortable during their visit to the office. She is a very skilled clinician with a broad knowledge about all the dental procedures we have in the office, and she extends her expertise to our patients by educating them about their dental procedures and answering all of their questions.
Outside of dentistry, Michelle loves to spend time with her husband, family and friends. Michelle’s love for her bulldog and bunny show her compassion and caring spirit. She is currently taking classes at Front Range Community College to expand her knowledge by studying Spanish and Web Design, and in her free time, she also loves to travel and see the world.
Christina, Expanded Duties Dental Assistant
Working in the dental field since 2014, Christina joined our team as an Expanded Duties Dental Assistant. She loves working with patients to achieve their oral health care goals and feel more confident in their smiles. She studied to become an Expanded Duties Dental Assistant through Front Range Colorado Community College, and she enjoys learning new things about dental care every day. Originally from Windsor, CO, Christina is a 4th generation native who grew up in a large family with seven siblings. She is a proud mother of two children, Addison and Cash. When she’s not at work or spending time with friends and family, she enjoys reading, hiking, and archery. She has enjoyed staying active throughout her life, and Christina was all-conference in high school softball for three years in a row.
Collette Forbes, Dental Assistant
Collette has worked as a dental assistant since 2016, and she joined our office in 2018. She has loved the opportunity to get to know the team and patients. She earned her associate’s degree at Morgan Community College, and Collette studied dental assisting through the Concorde Career Institute. Originally from Bennett, Collette enjoys spending time with her four siblings and large extended family. When she’s not working, you’ll likely find Collette reading or enjoying the outdoors by horseback riding, camping, and boating. Collette loves animals of all kinds. She currently has a miniature schnauzer named Mr. Darcy, but she has had a number of interesting pets through the years, including her pet skunk, Oreo, and a raccoon named Bandit.
Robbin, Office Coordinator
Robbin has been working in the dental field since 2011. She started with no prior experience and has worked her way up to the proudly earned title, Office Coordinator at Aspen Dental Care. Her favorite part of the job is greeting patients as she loves being patient’s first point of contact in the office. She feels that her friendly smile and infectious laugh are the best way to welcome you! During Robbin’s free time, she enjoys doing some of her favorite things like shopping, going to the movies (she’s obsessed with popcorn!) floating on Horsetooth Reservoir and of course doing all those things with family and friends. Robbin and her boyfriend enjoy taking drives up the canyon so he can go fishing and she can soak up the sun. She also enjoys going home to snuggle and feed her cat, Babycat.