Meet Our Staff

Our staff is uniquely trained and highly skilled, and we strive to provide energetic and fun-loving service to each patient. Our staff consists of team members with specialized training and multiple certifications, and each one of our team members has years of experience in treating patients with the highest level of care. We strive to stay abreast of the very latest in technology and advances by regularly attending continuing education courses and seminars.

To experience the difference that only a well-trained, professional and courteous team can deliver, schedule your appointment with our office today!

Susan, Patient Coordinator & Front Office Lead

Duties: Patient Coordinator/Front Office Lead

Favorite Thing About Dentistry: Making a difference in patients' lives, educating and building relationships.

Favorite Thing About Working with Dr. Tippets: I delight in building relationships with our patients. I love being part of the Tippets Dental Family because Dr T takes time to make a personal connection with each patient that walks through the door and thanks them for coming in. Dr Tippets also values each employee as we are a family and we all rely on each other. Dr Tippets always asks what he can do to help!

What I do for fun: I enjoy spending time with my husband and two children. We enjoy camping, skiing, swimming, going to kids hockey, football, dance and gymnastics! I love to travel and I am a huge Disney fan!!

Favorite food: Mexican food, coffee and chocolate (YUM)!!

Native Of: I was born in Denver, raised in Broomfield, and attended the University of Northern Colorado where I received my Bachelors Degree in Psychology.

Bonny, Front Office

Duties: Doing anything that needs to be done! I work with insurance, collecting payments, scheduling, and helping our great patients!

Favorite Thing about Dentistry: I love our dental team! We are not afraid to jump in and help each other out.

Favorite Thing About Working with Dr. Tippets: I know he is a great dentist and is very detail oriented.

What I Do for Fun: Chill with the grandkids and do projects with them!

Favorite food: French Fries

Native Of: Denver, Colorado

Christina, Dental Assistant Lead, Front Office

Duties: I enjoy every part of a dental office.My duties include front office as well as assisting the doctor. I am an EDDA so I do placements of filling, dentures, and crowns. I love dentistry and every part of our amazing dental office.

My Favorite thing about dentistry: I enjoy helping patients like coming to see us. I love the opportunity to help others. I have a giving heart and if I can help get someone out of pain and smile it makes me happy! I love to see our restorative dental procedures transform someones smile. Someday I plan on volunteering dental work at the shelter in Denver.

My Favorite thing about working with Dr. Tippets: I have been in dentistry for a long time and I really enjoy working at Tippets Dentistry because Dr. Tippets really enjoys dentistry and is amazing at what he does. He has the patients' best interest in mind at all times, and really cares about each patient. He gives our patients options so they can also make the best decision.

What do I do for Fun: As a busy mother, I wear many different hats. I love to give to others, so I also volunteer for an exchange student program. I have three boys that are my world and a wonderful husband. Every year, we enjoy bringing another child from a different country to be part of our family. So, I guess I can say we have 20 kids from around the world. I love to travel to a different country once a year. I spend my time with my kids and running to their activities. We enjoy movies, bowling and on Thursday nights we try to relax and watch a little Bones on tv.

Favorite Food: Pasta is one of my favorite foods

Native of: I am from Jackson Wyoming, but when I was young we moved to Utah. After my brother graduated from high school we move to Colorado. I graduated from Alta High School and went right to dental assisting s chool at the Bryman Tech. Collage. I completed courses in Colorado and became an EDDA. I have 3 boys, a wonderful girl (exchange student) from Germany, 2 dogs, 2 cats and who knows what else we will end up with. I think one of my boys is trying to talk me into getting a bird!

Maria, Dental Assistant

Duties: I assist the patient from the beginning to the end of their dental appointment. I work with assisting Dr. Tippets in assuring a positive experience for our patients.

Favorite things about dentistry: My favorite things about dentistry is helping patients and hearing them say they were comfortable. I am bilingual and enjoy helping our Spanish speaking patients.

My favorite thing about working with Dr. Tippets: He cares about his patients and our dental team. He makes the office a great, fun and save work environment.

What do I do for fun: I like to spend time with my family. I enjoy to hike and watch movies, my favorite kind of movies, are scary movies, action movies and comedies.

Favorite food: Italian

Native of: I was born in Cuauhtemoc Chihuahua Mexico and was there until I was 10 yrs old. Then I moved to Johnstown Colorado. I attended school and graduated from Roosevelt High School in Johnstown.

Shannon, Dental Assistant

Duties: Dental Assistant

Favorite Thing About Dentistry: Helping patients through education and making them feel comfortable in a not so favorite place to be.

Favorite Thing about working with Dr. Tippets: He's a genuinely honest doctor who I trust with my own family.

What I do for Fun: I love seeing my kiddos smile! So, I find pleasure in taking them places and spending time with them. We love being outdoors playing at parks, bike riding, going on walks and swimming. You will also find me attending my sons soccer games, cross country/track meets and my daughters gymnastics events. During colder seasons you can find us snuggled up together watching movies of all kinds but especially Disney and Marvel movies!!

Favorite Food: Mmmmm...I LOVE food....so many good tastes in the world! Mexican and Italian are at the top of the list, but I can't forget about my deep fried pickles and cheese sticks accompanied by a good old fashioned greasy cheeseburger and fries!!

Native Of: Colorado native, born in Longmont and raised in Johnstown. Currently live in Gilcrest with my husband, 2 sons and daughter.

Jill, Dental Assistant

Favorite thing about dentistry: Getting to know the patients and helping them achieve a beautiful smile. We have the best team and I love going to work everyday ..

Favorite thing about working with Dr. Tippets: I've been an assistant for over 20 years.. Dr Tippets is a kind and patient dentist who takes the time to get to know his patients and their needs.

What I do for fun: I love to be outdoors .. hanging out with family and friends. Hiking , biking and cooking

I'm a foodie so I love all types

Native of: New Orleans, Louisiana

Michele, Dental Hygienist

Duties: Registered Dental Hygienist

Favorite Thing About Dentistry: Working with people to improve their oral health has been very satisfying. I also enjoy developing relationships with patients and increasing their level of comfort in the chair.

My favorite thing about working with Dr. Tippets: Dr. Tippets entrusts us with the care of his patients and gives us a high level of autonomy in our job.

What I do for fun: I enjoy taking advantage of all that Colorado has to offer! I have a strong love for skiing-if you can't find me, look west! I also enjoy snowshoeing, long walks, hiking, and biking with my family.

Favorite Food: Pizza....and a good East Coast pastry to finish off the meal!

Native Of: New York (hence the love of pizza). I've also lived in Vermont and Massachusetts. My family is now happy to call Colorado home!

Eva, Dental Hygienist

Duties: Registered Dental Hygienist

Favorite thing about dentistry: I have been a hygienist for over 14 years now and I love interacting the patients. I love coming to work and seeing my patients and help them maintain a healthy oral environment. I couldn't ask for a more fun place to work and enjoy the interaction we have as an office.

Favorite thing about working with Dr Tippets: Dr. Tippets is a caring doctor who recommends the best for his patients and listens to their wants and desires, and not the dollar sign like so many other offices.

Favorite Food: This is a hard choice for me as I love almost every food. Just don't feed me Brussels sprouts or any internal organs!

What I do for fun: I love spending time with my grandkids, cooking and crocheting.

Native of: I was born in California but as my Dad was in the Navy we moved around a lot. Most of my grade school was in Colorado, junior high and high school in Utah. Joined the Army and went over seas and started my work in the dental field. After I came back to the states, I went to college in Colorado and now here I am working with a wonderful team.

Sarah, Dental Hygienist

Duties: Registered Dental Hygienist, an oral health educator and wife and mother to a great family.

My Favorite thing about dentistry: Is the ability to make a very nervous patient experience my "relaxation" chair aka my dental chair. I listen to them and address their needs and concerns while improving their experience and send them home laughing and looking forward to their next appointment. I do enjoy improving every ones oral care.

My Favorite thing about working with Dr. Tippets: I have been a Hygienist for 18 years. I like how Dr Tippets is open to listening to what the patient needs and working with each patient as an individual person and not a dollar sign.

What I do for fun: Spending time with my family whether we are working with our horses, going with my husband and son to watch them compete in the rodeo, watching a movie, going to a Denver Broncos game, and watching my daughter play high school basketball. I also like to go to continuing education classes for dental hygienists and keeping up my education and knowledge is fun and important for me.

Favorite food: Many foods! I like good tasting food from many ethnic groups. I can say I like flavor more than intense heat.

Native of: Colorado! I was born and raised right here in colorful Colorado, from Durango to Kersey.

Melanie, Dental Hygienist

Duties: Dental Hygienist

Favorite thing about Dentistry: The before and after of good oral care and learning interesting things about our patients.

Favorite thing about working with Dr. Tippets: Our enjoyable dental team and genuine quality care given by Dr. T.

What I do for Fun: Hiking, playing the piano.

Favorite food: Vegan cuisine

Native of: Wisconsin...Go Packers!!

Cheryl, Dental Hygienist

Duties: Registered Dental Hygienist

Favorite thing about Dentistry:  Favorite things about Dentistry   My passion is to help educate people how to  have a healthy smile for a lifetime.  Also to make coming to the Dentist a fun, stress free experience.

Favorite thing about working with Dr. Tippets: Our team work is amazing and he rarely keeps us waiting for exams! We try really hard to not keep patients waiting ;  because we value our patients time.

What I do for Fun: My husband, Todd and I have been married for 20 years , and we have a beautiful daughter; Emma.  She is a senior in high school this year. .  You will usually find us having fun on the farm pulling weeds, mowing and  chasing pygmy goats, donkeys, dogs and cats.   My family is my favorite past time but I also love to quilt, knit  and bake.

Favorite food: Pizza

Native of: I was born and raised in Texas but I have lived in Colorado for 27 years.  I went to college at SWTSU in San Marcos, Texas for 2 years and studied accounting and realized that numbers were not my passion-  I don't even balance my check book!   I started as a Dental Assistant, and went to school at University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio for Dental Hygiene