Our Team

All Smiles Dental Group is a one-stop shop for all of your dentistry needs. Whether you need to have your teeth cleaned or your wisdom teeth removed, our unique staff of Colorado Springs dental specialists can help. Our office is conveniently located near Powers Blvd. and N. Carefree in the Springs Ranch Shopping Center.

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

Dr. Kajsa Novembre

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

Learn more about our family dentistry offerings.

 

Dr. Joshua Wagner

Dr. Joshua WagnerDr. Joshua G Wagner graduated from LeMars Community High School in 1994 and pursued an undergraduate degree in Biological Systems Engineering at the University of Nebraska.  He attended dental school at University of Nebraska Medical Center College of Dentistry.  During dental school Dr. Wagner co-authored and published several articles on dental research with instrumentation he developed.  Dr. Wagner received the ADA Award for Foreign Service prior to graduation from dental school for his volunteer work in South East Asia and the Caribbean.

Upon graduation in 2003 Dr. Wagner moved to Wyoming setting up practices in Teton and Fremont County.  Dr. Wagner has been very passionate about continuing education to better serve his patients.  Dr. Wagner has received extensive education in:  dental implants, cosmetic dentistry, veneers, cosmetic porcelain crowns, IV/Oral sedation, full mouth implant rehabilitation, Zoom whitening, and Invisalign to name a few of the many topics.  In 2013 Dr. Wagner was awarded a Fellowship in the Academy of General Dentistry making him one of the few in the state of Wyoming that have achieved this designation.  When Dr. Wagner is not being a dentist or attending continuing education he is busy, climbing with his fiancé Laura, camping with his two dogs Kai and Charlie, catching trout, and hunting.

Dr. James Shoff

Dr. James ShoffDr. James Shoff, a Utah native, did his undergraduate studies at Snow College and the University of Utah. He took a break from his studies to serve a two-year mission in Santiago, Chile where he learned Spanish, and is still fluent in Spanish today. While on his mission, he realized how important and effective smiles were for communication and decided then to become a dentist. Following his mission, he finished his undergrad degrees with an Associate and Bachelor of Science in Exercise Physiology.

Dr. Shoff graduated from Roseman University College of Dental Medicine where he earned his dental degree (DMD). While attending Roseman, he was awarded the Outstanding General Dentistry Scholarship. He is a member of both the American Dental Association and the Academy of General Dentistry. He has also completed White Cap Institute Implantology Certification furthering his expertise in the dental field.

Upon graduating, Dr. Shoff began working in West Jordan, Utah where he provided exceptional care of his patients, performing a wide range of dental procedures, including implants. In July 2016 he moved his family to Southern Colorado where he was the only dentist in the rural town Walsenburg.  He is very personable, caring and makes interpersonal relationships with his patients a priority. At this point in his career he is humbled to be able to serve the people of Colorado Springs.

Dr. Shoff is married to his beautiful wife McCall, and they have four darling young children. Dr. Shoff enjoys activities such as basketball, boating, golfing and serving in his community and church callings.

Dr. Scott Whitney

Dr Scott WhitneyDr. Scott I. Whitney grew up in Colorado. He attended the University of Colorado School of Dentistry and received a Doctorate of Dental Surgery (DDS) in May of 2000. He was then accepted into a General Practice Residency (GPR) at the University of Colorado Hospital, where he trained in advanced techniques in Dentistry in a hospital setting. He was the Chief Resident and received a certificate of completion in June of 2002. He attended the State University of New York at Stony Brook School of Dental Medicine, where he specialized in endodontics and graduated in June of 2004.

Since August of 2004, Dr. Whitney has been treating patients in private practice. He’s also an Associate Professor in Endodontics at the University of Colorado School Of Dental Medicine. He has been published in numerous research articles, receiving honors and rewards for his contributions to the dental profession. He is committed to relieving pain, healing disease, and saving teeth through the utilization of state-of-the-art endodontic therapy techniques and equipment.

When not treating patients, Dr. Whitney loves spending time with his family. He enjoys all sports and outdoor activities including: running, biking, hiking, golf and snowboarding.

Dr. Lou Taloumis, DMD, Orthodontist

Dr. Lou Taloumis
  • 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.

Learn more about orthodontic services.

Dr. Pearl Lai – Periodontist

Dr. Pearl LaiDr. 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.”

Dr. Mike Huber, DDS, MS – Periodontist

Dr. Mike Huber
  • 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

Dr. Chris Hahn, Endodontist

Dr. Chris HahnEducation 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 Practice 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

Learn more about our endodontic services.

 

Susan, Lorraina, JanineSusan, 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

Lorna, Lead Oral Surgery Assistant
Shelby, Oral Surgery Coordinator

Lorna and Shelby

Jayne, Expanded Duties Assistant

JayneJayne 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 Assistant

KimKim 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

Liz and NicoleNicole 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.