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Meet The Team

Darcy

Registered Dental Hygienist


Hi, my name is Darcy and I am a Registered Dental Hygienist. I graduated from the University of Nebraska in 1991 and have been practicing in Colorado for the past 15 years. I really enjoy dental hygiene because of all the people I get to know and help in maintaining a healthy smile. When I am not at the office, I am busy raising four children. I also enjoy scrap-booking and helping with church functions.


Courtney

Registered Dental Hygienist

Hello, my name is Courtney and I am a Registered Dental Hygienist.  I graduated from the State College of Florida in May of 2019.  Since graduating I was able to join the dental mission trip to Uganda as the team's Dental Hygienist.  Being able to give back and help others in need was high on my priority list when starting my career, so to find an office that was like minded in that sense was an opportunity I couldn't let go!  I decided to leave the white sandy beaches in Florida and join this awesome dental team here in Montrose as of August 2019.  I am so blessed to be living here now and am excited to be able to help patients achieve healthy smiles they'll love, along with sharing the education I learned to achieve their optimal health.  I am looking forward to enjoying new adventures here in the mountains alongside my little dog, Otis!


Natalie

Registered Dental Hygienist

Hello, my name is Natalie and I am a Registered Dental Hygienist.  I graduated from California State University Long Beach with my Bachelors degree in health science.  While I worked as a certified Bar Method instructor in Carlsbad, California for four years I attended dental hygiene school at Southwestern College.  In the summer of 2018 my parents and I decided to move to Ridgway, Colorado.  We have been loving life in this beautiful state!  Moving here has been one of the best decisions of my life - I love the people I work with, learning how to snowboard and playing with my Bernedoodle, Roscoe!


Dana

Business Coordinator

Hi, my name is Dana.  I moved to Colorado from Texas in the summer of 2019.  My husband and I have 5 beautiful children.  Our family enjoys being outdoors exploring everything the great state of Colorado has to offer.  I have been working in the dental field for 4 years and absolutely love it!  I am excited to begin this new journey with the amazing team at Graff & Peterson Dental.


Brandy

Dental Assistant

My name is Brandy and I have been part of the Graff and Peterson dental team since 2010.  I work as a Dental Assistant. I really enjoy all of our team and patients. I grew up in Idaho and moved to the Montrose area several years ago.  When not at work, my husband and I love to ski, hike and camp.


Kathy

Business Coordinator


Hi, my name is Kathy and I have worked as a Business Coordinator for the dental office since 1999. I grew up in Northern Minnesota and then attended the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee where I graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in 1999. I love spending time with my family and friends watching sporting events, hiking, camping, skiing, reading and hanging out with kids through my church's youth group. I do NOT enjoy spiders or grocery shopping!!


Dessa

Dental Assistant

Hi there, I'm Dessa!  I joined the Graff and Peterson Dental team as a Dental Assistant in 2016 after I moved from Casper, Wyoming.  I studied kinesiology and health promotion at the University of Wyoming and I am excited to learn and work in dentistry with this wonderful group of people.  In my free time I enjoy creating art, playing piano, exploring the great outdoors, and, of course, Pinterest.


Erin

Business Coordinator

Hi, my name is Erin.  I started with Graff & Peterson Dental in July of 2015 as a Business Coordinator and really look forward to getting to know all of our current and future patients.  When I am not at work, I love to take advantage of all the activities our beautiful state has to offer.  I really enjoy snowboarding, dirt biking, rock climbing, camping, fishing, and just about everything else I can do outside!


Madie

Business Coordinator

Hi everyone, my name is Madison and I joined the Graff & Peterson team in 2018 as a Business Coordinator.  I look forward to expanding my knowledge in the dental field and getting to know all of our patients.  I moved to beautiful Colorado from Pennsylvania in 2016.  When I'm not at work I enjoy spending time with friends and family.  My husband and I love to explore the outdoors of Colorado and travel to new places all around the world.


Vanessa

Dental Assistant

Hi there, my name is Vanessa.  I joined the G & P team in December of 2016 as a Business Coordinator and have now transitioned into a Dental Assisting role. I'm excited to get to know the team and our current and future patients.  When I'm not at the dental office, I'm busy working with my husband on the ranch with our cows or hanging out with family.


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