Meet Our Team

Education and Associations

Dr. Colleen Jenson, DMD, General & Family Cosmetic Dentist
Dr. Kajsa Novembre, DDS, General & Family Cosmetic Dentist
Dr. Scott Frederick, DDS, General & Family Cosmetic Dentist
Dr. Christopher Norman, DDS – Cosmetic & General Dentist
Dr. Brent Desutter, DDS – Cosmetic & General Dentist
Dr. Lou Taloumis, DMD, Orthodontist

Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon

Dr. Bradley Renehan, DDS, MD
Dr. Mike Zachar, DMD

Periodontist

Dr. Kevin Gillispie, Periodontist
Dr. Pearl Lai – Periodontist
Dr. Mike Huber, DDS, MS – Periodontist

Endodontist

Dr. Chris Hahn, Endodontist
Dr. Cameron Pangborn, DDS, MS

Dr. Colleen Jenson, DMD, General & Family Cosmetic Dentist

Education and Associations:

Is a graduate of the Oregon Health Services University has been in private practice since 1998. Completed a General Residency with the Department of Veteran Affairs in Palo Alto, CA from 1998-2000. Serves as a dentist in the United States Army Reserve from 2001 to present. She has taken several advanced classes on occlusion (addressing bite issues) and has extensive cosmetic dentistry experience including cosmetic crowns, veneers, implant restorations, partials, and dentures. Member of the American Dental Association, Colorado Dental Association, Colorado Springs Dental Society, and Colorado Prosthodontic Society.

Dr. Jenson has been married to Jay for over 10 years. Together they have a daughter, Grace. Click here to see what patients say about Dr. Jenson.

 

 
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Dr. Kajsa Novembre, DDS, General & Family Cosmetic Dentist

Education and Associations:

  • Bachelor of Science, University of Colorado at Boulder
  • University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, School of Dentistry, Denver CO
  • American Dental Association
  • Colorado Springs Dental Association
  • Academy of General Dentistry
    Click here to see what patients say about Dr. Novembre.

 

 

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Dr. Scott Frederick, DDS, General & Family Cosmetic Dentist

Education and Associations


Dr. Frederick is a graduate from the University of Southern California School of Dentistry and has been practicing dentistry since 2007. General Dental Officer from 2007 to 2010 including serving as a dentist to over 9,000 active duty soldiers while deployed in Afghanistan. Also worked part-time throughout in private practice. Volunteer dental provider for Ayuda, Inc. Member of the American dental Association, Colorado Dental Association, and Academy of General Dentistry.

Dr. Frederick has been married to Dr. Anna Frederick for four years. Click here to see what patients say about Dr. Frederick.

 

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Dr. Christopher Norman – Cosmetic & General Dentist
Family Cosmetic Dentist
Dr. Norman is a 2008 graduate from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill where he received his Bachelors in Biology. Dr. Norman furthered his education by attending the New York University College of Dentistry where he received his Doctorate of Dental Surgery in 2012. Dr. Norman has been on Active Duty in the U.S. Army since 2012 and is the recipient of the Bronze Star Medal for his exceptionally meritorious service in support of Operation Enduring Freedom XIV. His assignments include: Brigade Dentist for the 4th IBCT, 4th ID in charge of the dental health of 4,100 Soldiers and as a staff dentist at Ft. Carson providing comprehensive dental care to the 7,300 Soldiers assigned to his clinic. Dr. Norman is a member of the Academy of General Dentistry and Colorado Dental Association. In his spare time Dr. Norman enjoys skiing, mountain biking, backpacking, and the all-around amazing experiences, landscape and people that Colorado has to offer.

 

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Dr. Brent Desutter, DDS – Cosmetic & General Dentist

Education and Associations:
Family Cosmetic Dentist
Dr. Brent DeSutter is a graduate from the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio School of Dentistry and has been practicing dentistry since 2013. He completed a general practice residency at the Portland VA Medical Center in Portland, OR. During which he received advanced training in general dentistry and oral surgery technique as well as exposure to hospital dentistry . He was born in Ohio and raised in Western New York and Houston, TX. He graduated from Texas A&M in 2009 with a degree in biochemistry. He has been pursuing the field of dentistry since the age of five!

Dr. DeSutter has been married to Cate for six years and they have a 7lb Yorkie named Maggie.

 
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Dr. Lou Taloumis, DMD, Orthodontist
Education and Associations:

  • Orthodontic Residency Program Fort Meade, MD
  • General Practice Residency, U.S. Army, Fort Bragg
  • Tufts University School of Dental Medicine, D.M.D.
  • Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY B.S. Chemistry
  • Editorial Review Board Member for the American Journal of Orthodontics
  • Published articles in General Dentistry, Journal of Prosthetic Dentistry, Journal of Clinical Orthodontics, American Journal of Orthodontics, and Angle Orthodontics
  • Editorial Review Board Member for the American Journal of Orthodontics
  • Fellow, Academy of General Dentistry
  • American Dental Association
  • American Association of Orthodontists
  • Diplomat American Board of Orthodontics
  • Colorado Springs Orthodontic Study Club
  •  Featured in Ripley’s Believe It Or Not for his toothbrush collection from around the world. Click here to see snippet of article.

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Dr. Bradley Renehan, DDS, MD, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon

Education and Associations:

Dr. Renehan was born and raised in Colorado Springs. He graduated from Wasson High School and attended The University of Colorado where he received his undergraduate degree in Pharmacy. After a challenging career as a Pharmacist, he attended The University of Colorado School of Dentistry from which he graduated Magna Cum Laude in 1996. Following graduation, he was accepted into the Oral and Maxillofacial residency program at the prestigious Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota. At the Mayo School of Medicine, he received his Medical degree in 2000. Dr. Renehan’s experience includes treating athletes from the Denver Broncos and the Colorado Avalanche. He is married to Sandy Renehan whom also works as a Registered Dental Hygienists as well as helping to manage his other practice.

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Dr. Mike Zachar, DMD – Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon

Education and Associations:
Family Cosmetic Dentist
Dr. Mike Zachar DDS – Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon – Grew up in Cedar Rapids, IA, and attended Loras College in Dubuque, IA. After leaving Utah he attended The University of Iowa College of Dentistry and graduated Summa Cum Laude in 2007. While in Iowa City he earned an Air Force scholarship for dental school. After graduation from dental school he completed a 1 year advanced education in general dentistry program and was accepted into the Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery residency program at Wilford Hall Medical Center in San Antonio, TX. In residency he completed rotations in Anesthesia, Cardiology, Neurosurgery, Plastic Surgery, Pediatric Surgery, General Surgery, Intensive Care Unit and Trauma Surgery among many other surgical specialties. Dr. Zachar was also trained extensively in dental extractions, dental and facial implants, trauma, orthognathic surgery as well as cosmetic facial surgery. Dr. Zachar was recently published in the Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and the Atlas of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery.

After leaving Wilford Hall, Dr. Wightman has worked as an Oral and Maxillofacial surgeon for the Air Force stationed at the United States Air Force Academy. He is married to his wife Kelly and has two children.

 

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Dr. Kevin Gillispie, Periodontist

Education and Associations:

Dr. Kevin Gillispie– Periodontist– is a graduate of University of Louisville where he received his DMD. He successfully completed a Residency in Periodontics at the Georgia Regents University whereby he received his MS. Dr. Gillispie as a periodontist specializes in the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of periodontal disease and in the placement of dental implants. He currently is the Department Chief of Periodontics for Fort Carson. He is a member of the American Board of Periodontology and is licensed to provide IV Sedation.

Dr. Gillispie is happily married to Megan and has four children.

 
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Dr. Pearl Lai – Periodontist

Education and Associations:
Family Cosmetic Dentist

Dr. Pearl Lai is a Colorado native. She attended the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs where she received a bachelor’s degree in biology and chemistry. It was there she discovered her passion for dentistry and subsequently went on to the University of Colorado School of Dental Medicine. Prior to her periodontics residency at Mayo Clinic, she practiced as a dentist in the Denver-metro area. At Mayo Clinic, Dr. Lai gained extensive experience in implant placement, osseous and soft tissue grafting.

As a practicing periodontist Pearl enjoys her relationships with her patients and her colleagues as much as the care she provides. On her spare time she enjoys reading, hiking, and snowboarding.

“I look forward to meeting new people and fostering long term relationships. I find that dentistry and periodontics provides the perfect opportunity. It is very gratifying when I can help a person to achieve their optimum health.”

 

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Dr. Mike Huber, DDS, MS – Periodontist

Education and Associations:

  • University of Oklahoma, 1985 Chemistry BS
  • University of Missouri Kansas City, 1990 DDS
  • University of Iowa, 1993 Periodontic certificate; Masters of Science
  • General Dentist – United States Air Force Fairchild AFB, WA, 1990-1993
  • General Dentist – Army National Guard 294th Iowa City, IA, 1993-1997
  • Periodontist – Lone Tree, CO – 1996-present
  • Periodontist – Colorado Springs, CO 2012-present
  • Air Force Achievement Medal – 1993
  • Chief Resident – University of Iowa – 1995-1996
    C Mahon Fraleigh Award (Outstanding Resident) – U of Iowa – 1996
  • American Dental Association
  • American Academy of Periodontology
  • Denver Implant Study Club
  • Columbine Periodontal Study Club
  • Cherry Hills Community Church

Coaching sons’ sports teams – football, baseball and wrestling

Married with 3 sons

“Mike, you should feel complimented. My patient has seen many periodontists in Denver and loves you.” – G Hoffman, DDS
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Dr. Chris Hahn, Endodontist

Education and Associations:

Certificate of Endodontics, University of Nebraska Medical Center College of Dentistry Doctorate of Dental Surgery (DDS), University of Nebraska Medical Center College of Dentistry General dr_hahnPractice Residency, Naval Hospital Great Lakes Masters Degree, University of Nebraska Medical Center

Experience

  • Private Practice as Endodontic Specialty
  • Faculty Emergency Clinic, University of Nebraska Medical Center College of Dentistry
  • Dental Officer, United States Navy
  • Great Lakes Dental Command
  • USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT (CVN71)-Bosnia, Iraq
  • Naval Hospital Great Lakes

 
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Dr. Cameron Pangborn, DDS, MS

Education and Associations:
Family Cosmetic Dentist
Dr. Cameron Pangborn is a Michigan native. He received his Bachelor of Arts degree from Albion College. He went on to receive his dental degree from Northwestern University Dental School. He graduated with honors while receiving the American Association of Endodontist’s Student Achievement award. Following dental school, he was a dentist at Northwestern Memorial Hospital focusing on medically compromised patients. His passion for Endodontics led him to Marquette University where he obtained his Master of Science and Certificate in Endodontics.

Dr. Cameron has presented his original research at the American Association of Endodontist’s annual meeting and presented at the Chicago Midwinter Meeting.

Dr. Cameron has been in private practice in Denver, Colorado for 12 years. He has been recognized as a Top Doc by 5280 magazine for 8 consecutive years.

While not pursuing his passion for endodontics, Cameron stays busy coaching and enjoying the outdoors

 
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Susan, Registered Dental Hygienist

  • Bachelor in Science in Dental Hygiene, University of Missouri
  • Former front office dental administrator for her husband’s dental practice

Lorraina, Registered Dental Hygienist

  • A.A.S. Pueblo Community College
  • Associate Fellowship Certification through the World Clinical Laser Institute

Janine, Registered Dental Hygienist

  • A.A.S. Pueblo Community College
  • Former Dental Assistant
  • Member of Dental Assisting Advisory Board
  • Former CPR Instructor
  • Associate Fellowship Certification through the World Clinical Laser Institute

 


Ramona Pacheco, Office Manager 

ramonaMona has a Bachelor in Science in Business Administration from CSU. Mona has detailed knowledge of running a successful multi-dentist practice and has over 9 years in the healthcare/dental experience including but not limited to managing specialist schedules, treatment planning, scheduling for all dentists and specialists, and making financial arrangements with patients. She also knows what it means to juggle a professional career while raising her two boys and enjoys playing and watching sports with them.

 

 

 


Lorna, Lead Oral Surgery Assistant
Shelby, Oral Surgery Coordinator

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Jayne, Expanded Duties Assistant.

Jayne has been in the Dental Profession for 20+ years. She is a certified Dental Assistant/Expanded Duty Dental Assistant, which allows her to use her skills and passion of dentistry on patients. She has been in charge of everything from managing staff, OSHA, ordering and training, including having taught for several years at a Dental Assisting School.
 

 

 

 


Kim, Expanded Duties Dental Assistants

Kim has 9 years of experience in the dental field and is a certified Expanded Duties Dental Assistant. She grew up in Las Vegas where she received her certification. Kim loves doing cosmetic work and does it beautifully. She is also an instructor at our Dental Assisting School. She is certified in Radiology, Nitrous Oxide, Chairside Dental Assisting, CPR, and OSHA regulations. When Kim is not working on smiles, she enjoys spending time outdoors with her dog Rocco.

 

 

 


Liz, Expanded Duties Dental Assistants
Nicole, Expanded Duties Dental Assistants

Nicole is the lead dental assistant for a busy multi specialty practice with nine general dentists and specialists and over eleven dental assistants. She handles training and mentoring of new dental assistant team members and works hard to ensure that each team member has a seamless training experience. In addition to her daily responsibilities, Nicole handles ordering for three practices and works closely with doctors to guarantee that supplies are kept up to date and organized. Nicole Is certified in Radiology, Nitrous Oxide, Chairside Dental Assisting, CPR, and OSHA regulations.

 

 

 


Andrea Small, Regional manager

ndrea has a BS in Engineering Design, AAS in Computer Aided Drafting Design from Cameron University in Lawton, OK. She has over 10 years of dental experience including but not limited to managing offices, overseeing HR functions, and managing insurance claims.