Meet Our Staff

We look forward to making your visit pleasant. Our office and procedures have been designed to put you at ease and our highly trained business and dental assisting staff are here to serve all of your endodontic needs. We are devoted to your comfort. Retention of staff is a key goal of our practice and reflects our commitment to customer service excellence. 

In 2013 and again in 2015, Endodontic Specialists was recognized by SHRM State Council as a “Best Company to Work For in Colorado.”  We are very proud of our great team and awesome workplace!  We look forward to making your visit a positive experience.   

Our Business Assistant Team

Christi E. is a native of Colorado!   She married  Michael in 1977, and they raised  three children. They later  bought her childhood home & have led Young Life ministry in that community for over 21 years!  Christi started in dentistry as a dental assistant in 1980, earning her E.D.D.A in 1984, then joined Endodontic Specialists as a business assistant in 1989!  She is passionate about people,  having helped develop a marketing program there, and enjoys her many relationships throughout the dental community!  In her spare time, she enjoys her 5 beautiful grandsons, and jumps at the chance to do things together with family!

Laura B., a native of Colorado, has been a dedicated employee of Endodontic Specialists since 2004 and in the dental field for 14 years.  Laura’s experience and attention to details helps get things done at Endodontic Specialists. In her spare time, you can find her doing Zumba or attending her daughters’ sport activities.

Rebecca O. hails from the North West suburbs of Chicago. She relocated to Colorado Springsin 2004 and at which time she joined Endodontic Specialists.  As our Human Resources Administrator, Becky brings a passion for HR and admin to her work and can often be found sharing her expertise with our staff members and referring offices.  Rebecca enjoys spending time with her family outdoors, cooking, entertaining and football.

Born in Rapid City, South Dakota, Cindy H. spent most of her childhood traveling the world with her Air Force family. She settled in Colorado Springsin 1977. After graduating from high school, she worked in banking for 25 years prior to joining Endodontic Specialists in 2007. She brought her considerable knowledge and great organizational skills to Endodontic Specialists and has become an integral part of our marketing team. Cindy loves to do crafts, scrapbook, read and ATV.

Amy S. has been in the dental field since 1991. Assisting in every aspect of dentistry, she can answer any questions our patients may have.   After spending the last 20 years in Florida, her & her husband decided to move to Colorado.   She loves spending time outdoors with her husband Kacy and their 2 fur babies, Sadie & Bubba. 

Shannon L., a Colorado native, earned her MBA in business in 2014, just two years after completing her Bachelor’s Degree in Business Management. She joined Endodontic Specialists in 2011 bringing great analytical skills and ten years experience in financing.  Shannon brings a love for people and animals (especially cats) and continually strives for personal and professional growth. In her free time, Shannon enjoys spending time with her family, attending sports activities for her son, camping and other outdoor activities, as well as spending time with close friends.  Shannon currently serves as the Financial Manager for the Practice and is the Team Leader for the Business Team.   

Christy N. was born in Toledo, Ohio and moved to Colorado Springswith her family in 1987. Besides 20 years of administrative experience, Christy studied dental assisting and joined Endodontic Specialists in January of 2013. She recently completed her bachelor’s degree in accounting. Christy enjoys hiking, watching movies, and spending time with family and friends. 

Jovi has been in the dental field for 10 years!  She came to Endodontic Specialists in 2004.  Her bubbly personality and dedication has been a huge  asset!  She took a few years off to be at home with her 2 beautiful daughters, and once they were older, we were delighted to welcome her back with open arms!  She enjoys shopping, going on long walks and napping (not necessarily in that order!).

Ann C. is from North Dakota.  After joining the Air Force, Ann traveled the world.  She has been working with Endodontic Specialists for 15 years and is cross-trained as a chairside and business assistant.  Ann’s common sense and organizational skills are truly valued by Endodontic Specialists. Ann enjoys spending time with her husband, working on wood projects, sewing and gardening.

Shellee was born and raised in Greeley, Colorado.  After high school she became licensed as a CNA and took care of many patients in Life Care facilities in Alamosa, Greeley & Pueblo as well as the San Luis Valley Health, while also serving as a ward clerk and Admission Rep for General Surgery & ENT Doctors Dr. Marshall, Dr. Geiger, Howard Cox, and Dr. Ellison.

While new to the dental field, joining Endodontic Specialists, she continues to strive for excellence in customer service, organizational and people skills, and looks forward to greeting every patient with a smile and a goal of providing them a positive experience on their visit.  In her spare time she enjoys cooking, volleyball, garage sales, camping, fishing and spending time with family and friends.

Our Dental Assistant Team

Sharon M., a native of Colorado, has 37 years of dental experience, 27 of those with Endodontic Specialists!  Hired on as Dr. Kennedy’s dental assistant, her dedication to excellence, leadership and experience have made her an invaluable resource for our dental assisting team.  Sharon enjoys the Colorado outdoors, her large family and cooking. She loves her Broncos whether they win or lose!

A native of Colorado Springs, Linda D. has been in dentistry for 38 years and with Endodontic Specialists since 1997.  As the Chairside Team leader, her vast experience and knowledge of dentistry makes her  a “go to person” for new and experienced staff alike.   Linda started her dental career working for her dad, a dentist in New Hampshire where she attended high school.  Her family includes a son, Tyler, 20, who recently enlisted in the US Army,  a Tuxedo cat named Chloe and her beautiful Labradoodle, Sophie. She enjoys cooking and collecting antiques.

Ann C. is from North Dakota.  After joining the Air Force, Ann traveled the world.  She has been working with Endodontic Specialists for nearly 18 years.  Ann’s common sense and organizational skills are truly valued by Endodontic Specialists. Ann enjoys spending time with her husband, working on wood projects, sewing and gardening.

Janet P. was born in Lancaster, CA and moved to Colorado in 1987. A novice to dentistry, she joined Endodontic Specialists in 2005 and has been patiently molded into a top notch lab technician. She keeps everyone organized and has complete ownership of her lab. She has two children Hannah Grace -18 and Maxwell Dean – 15, three Chihuahuas – Diva, Dyna and Lucy, and 2 cats – Xena and Zoe. Janet has a love of motorcycles and enjoys the open road.

Deana R. was born in New Mexico and moved to Colorado with her family when she was five. Shortly after studying dental assisting, Deana joined Endodontic Specialists in 2005. Deana’s wonderful sense of humor can brighten any day!  She enjoys watching football with family and friends and is extremely creative with interior design.

Shannon B.  is a native to Colorado.  She joined Endodontic Specialist 8 years ago after ten years of experience in general dentistry.  Shannon has 2 beautiful children, Clarence and Cassidy, and believes that family is the most important thing.  In her free time she enjoys riding on the back of her fiancés motorcycle.

Sayli was born in Cuba and moved to the USA at the age of 9. Lived in Las Vegas for 10yrs, re-located to CS in 2007. Mother of 3 beautiful kids, and happily married. 4yrs of dental experience. Second time around with  EndoSpec and very excited to be so.  I enjoy spending time with family/friends, camping, snowboarding and four-wheeling.

Priscilla J. was born in Colorado and raised in California. Moved to Co Springs where my daughter is stationed in the Army. I have been in Dentistry (Oral surgery primarily) since 1992  and have an AA Degree in Medical Billing and Coding I have the ability of working in the front office or back office.. Joined Endo Spec in(which time lol) May 2016. I enjoy spending time with my family and friends.

Krystal L. was born in Colorado to a military family and enjoyed travelling to many different countries in her youth.  She married her sweetheart and they have four wonderful children.  Krystal has worked at Endodontic Specialists since 2009 and has served on our COMOM dental team providing free dentistry to those in need in Colorado communities for 6 year. Krystal enjoys cooking and being with family.

Monika T. has been a dental assistant for 16 years working in general dentistry, orthodontics, oral surgery and endodontic practices.   She is currently working on pre-dental studies and will apply for dental school to become a general dentist. Monika’s vast knowledge of dentistry makes her a valuable chairside assistant.  Like others before her, we are very pleased to have another of our Endodontic Specialists team members pursuing an advanced dental career!  On a personal note, Monika has three children, a son named Draven 18 and two daughters, Shellee 14 and Leeya 10.

Leotha H. has been a dental assistant for 12 years joining Endodontic Specialists in August of 2013.  Her lovely smile and enthusiasm are a great addition to the practice and she enjoys sharing how proud she is to be part of a great team!  She has 3 beautiful children and a great husband and she loves spending time together and their movie nights.

Suzanne D. is from Quincy, Illinois. At the age of 18 she joined the US Air Force and honorably served for 8 years at Nellis AFB in Las Vegas. They relocated to Missouri to be near her family and after enduring the humidity for 8 years, Suzanne and her husband who is from Colorado Springs, moved to our beautiful city last September. She started her dental career in 1997 as a dental assistant and joined the Endodontic Specialists’ team in September 2013. Despite years of experience in dentistry, she says she “is learning something new every day.”

Robert S. was born in Colorado Springs, moving to Indianapolis when he was 4 years old. He has one brother and three sisters and is the youngest of the five. Robert moved back to the Springs in December of 2013. He has been in the Army Reserves for 7 years, receiving his Dental Assistant training at the U.S. Army Academy of Health Sciences. He enjoys camping, fishing and is a HUGE Broncos fan!  

Janice E–  is a native to Colorado.  She joined Endodontic Spec. in Dec. 2015, after 18 years of experience in pediatric dentistry.   Janice has been married for 36 years, has 4 kids and 7 adorable grandkids.   Janice enjoys spending time with her family, weekends at the lake, shopping and spoiling her grandkids. 

Kyley Reyes is a happily married newlywed and recently moved to Colorado from Fort Benning, Georgia, with her military spouse.  She has been an endo assistant for 4 years and brings a wealth of experience to our practice.  She and her spouse both practice jiu jitsu martial arts. 

Endodontic Specialists has over 370 years of dental experience
on our business and dental assisting teams…
and
”We are committed to offering the best professional
endodontic care possible in a timely caring manner.”