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Meet the Ridgeline Family Dentistry Team


Hygiene

Ridgeline Family Dentistry hygienist, Gina

Gina, Dental Hygienist

Gina grew up in Northern California near the Sacramento area. She started her dental career right out of high school and fell in love with dentistry. She decided to pursue a career as a Dental Hygienist and moved to Flagstaff, AZ to attend Northern Arizona University, where she received her Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene. She has been practicing Dental Hygiene since 1998 and loves it! Gina has a passion for helping people and actively continues her education to improve her skills and your smile. She strives to ensure that everyone who comes into our office has an enjoyable experience and leaves happy and healthier. Gina and her husband, with their two children, moved to Colorado Springs from Northern California in December of 2017 and love all that Colorado has to offer. When she is not at the office cleaning teeth, you can find her out watching her children play sports or on an adventure hike with her family and their Miniature Australian Shepherd, Luna.

Ridgeline Family Dentistry hygienist, Laura

Laura, Dental Hygienist

Laura moved to Colorado Springs in 1973 when her father was stationed at the Air Force Academy. She has enjoyed a 26-year career as a registered dental hygienist (RDH), having graduated with a BS in Dental Hygiene from the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center in 1992. She strives to create a safe and comfortable experience for her patients, where they feel listened to and highly valued. Her husband and two amazing children are her greatest treasures, and in her free time she loves being on a hiking trail, decorating her home and spending time with friends and family.

Dental Assistants

Ridgeline Family Dentistry EDDA, Edsta

D’esta, Expanded Duties Dental Assistant

D’Esta has been in the dental field for over 22 years as an Expanded Duties Dental Assistant (EDDA). She enjoys her job and loves making others feel safe and comfortable in the dental chair. In her spare time, she loves to spend time with her partner and their son. She enjoys doing interior design, working on her home, and anything outdoors.

Ridgeline Family Dentistry EDDA, Jessica

Jessica, Expanded Duties Dental Assistant

Jessica was born in California but moved to Monument, Colorado at a young age where she grew up with her three younger siblings. From a young age, Jessica had a passion for dentistry and knew that she wanted to pursue a career in the dental field. She went to Pikes Peak Community College to become an Expanded Duties Dental Assistant (EDDA) in 2010. You can often hear her telling patients, “I just love teeth!”. Jessica’s dream is to go onto become a dentist. In her spare time, Jessica enjoys spending time with her fiancé and their huge German Shepherd named Mack, reading, kickboxing, and enjoying the beautiful Colorado outdoors any chance she gets.

Front Office Team

Ridgeline Family Dentistry Receptionist, Jill

Jill, Receptionist

Jill has a degree in biology and her first job out of college was in peptide chemistry at Caltech. Jill, her husband, and 2 boys, moved to Colorado in 2003. She has been dedicated to making the patient experience a positive one in the front office of dentistry since 2006. The passion in her career can be found in the relationships she develops with patients and their families that enable them to feel connected and welcomed as they establish their dental home. In addition to feeling blessed to be a part of such a great dental team, she loves spending time with her family, animals, hiking, dirt biking, zip-lining, and playing tennis.

Ridgeline Family Dentistry Office Manager, Marybeth

Marybeth, Office Manager

Marybeth has been part of the dental community for over 18 years and feels that it has been a privilege to witness how dentistry can truly change a person’s life! Forming long-term relationships, helping patients feel at ease coming to the dental office, and being part of a team committed to providing optimal dental care are just a few of the things she loves about her job. When she’s not at work, she can be found spending time with her husband of 30 years, usually hiking, biking, or going on road trips. Colorado is a veritable treasure trove of adventure and she enjoys taking full advantage of all it has to offer.


Ridgeline Family Dentistry Team | (719) 344-8616