Meet Amy, Assistant at Periodontal Associates – The Dental Implant Team

What made you want to become an assistant?
I always enjoyed going to the dentist growing up. My oldest sister talked with me about dentistry, and I looked into it and what it entailed. I shadowed my family dental office and thought it would be an exciting atmosphere to work in.

When did you start working at Periodontal Associates? What’s your favorite part about working here?
I started working at Periodontal Associates March of 2016. My favorite part is the relationships I build with patients and co-workers. Additionally, I really enjoy learning more about periodontics and the surgical procedures involved.

What’s your favorite part of being an assistant?
Helping the patients feel comfortable. I also love being part of a team. I really enjoy working with the doctors here by making sure they have the tools they need, which in turn assists in achieving a great outcome for our patients.

What doctor do you usually work with? What is your favorite part about working with them?
I mainly work with Dr. Beckman and I am starting to work more with Dr. Heller. I enjoy learning from them and listening to them explain the treatment to the patient. Dr. Beckman is serious but comforting to patients. On the other hand Dr Heller uses his great sense of humor to calm the patient.

What do you think makes Periodontal Associates stand out from other Periodontal offices?
I think there are a multitude of things that make Periodontal Associates stand out. To name a few: the patient care, communication internally as well as with the patients and their referring doctors, and the continuing education that the Drs. participate in as well as teach.

 

Meet Lettie, patient coordinator at Periodontal Associates – The Dental Implant Team

What made you want to work in the dental field?
When I was in junior high I got braces. I was fascinated by the whole process. Ever since then I knew I wanted to be in the dental field.

Are you originally from Colorado? If not when did you move here, from where? What is your favorite part about living here?
I am originally from Nebraska. My husband and I moved here in the winter of 1988. My favorite part of Colorado is the weather. We get all 4 seasons and lots of sun.

When did you start working at Periodontal Associates? What’s your favorite part about working here?
I started working here in April. My fellow employees are all so nice and make the work day fun and fly by.

What do you think makes Periodontal Associates stand out from other Periodontal offices?
The friendly staff and the longevity of how long the employees have been here that makes a big different to our patients. They like seeing the same faces every time they come to our office.

Meet Melissa, Assistant at Periodontal Associates

What made you want to become a dental assistant?
I originally didn’t intend to be a dental assistant. Initially it was a job while I was finishing up my degree in journalism. I ended up falling in love with assisting and chose to stay in that field. I have now been a dental assistant for 13 years.

When did you start working at Periodontal Associates? What’s your favorite part about working here?
I started at Periodontal Associates in September of 2015. My favorite part about working here is assisting with surgeries.

What’s your favorite part of being an assistant?
My favorite part of being an assistant is helping with surgeries. We have three amazing periodontists here, and I love watching them perform surgeries. I truly admire their abilities. Additionally, I love meeting and helping people. Everyone has a story and I enjoy getting to know all of our patients. They are always so grateful.

What doctor do you usually work with? What is your favorite part about working with them?
I work with Dr. Beckman the most. I enjoy working with Dr. Beckman because he is very good at what he does. Not only is he an amazing surgeon, he is an impressive health care provider. Dr. Beckman genuinely cares about his patients, and in turn his patients trust and respect him.

What do you think makes Periodontal Associates stand out from other periodontal offices?
Periodontal Associates stands out from other periodontal offices because of two reasons: this office has a very friendly and caring staff who works together as a team and this office boasts three experienced, highly skilled periodontists who take great pride in their work. All our doctors honestly care about all their patients

 

Meet Ashley, Treatment Coordinator for Periodontal Associates – The Dental Implant Team

What made you want to work in the dental field?
I started as a receptionist, so being in the dental field fell in my lap. Over the past 14 years I have grown to love helping people. It is very satisfying to comfort apprehensive patients so their dental needs are met.

When did you start working at Periodontal Associates? What’s your favorite part about working here?
I started working here 3 years ago. I love our dental team and the family atmosphere here.

What’s the best part of seeing someone through their treatment here (start to finish)?
I love creating relationships with each patient. I love seeing their confidence and happiness with their new smile.

What doctor do you usually work with? What is your favorite part about working with them?
I am the treatment coordinator for Dr. Versman and Dr. Beckman. Dr. Versman is extremely caring and he takes the time to relate to every patient. Dr. Beckman is great with every patient and his dental team. He is a very patient and talented surgeon.

What do you think makes Periodontal Associates stand out from other Periodontal offices?
Our dental team strives to make each and every patient feel like a part of our office family. We provide exceptional care the first to the final visit.