Lead Clinical Assistant
Stefanie loves being part of a team that helps people achieve healthy, beautiful, and functional smiles. Working directly with patients, Stefanie talks with them about their procedures and answers their questions. Then she assists Dr. Howard with oral surgery processes, to ensure he has everything necessary while supporting the patients. At the end, she offers post-op home-care instructions.
Stefanie and her husband Jared are always doing something fun. They enjoy time at Horsetooth Reservoir, as well as playing softball and kickball. The couple has three spoiled, sweet dogs, too.
After starting in the dental field in 2001, Aundrea recently joined the Center for Advanced Dentistry team. She holds a bachelor’s degree in dental hygiene from the University of Colorado and stays current through continuing education courses. Aundrea enjoys talking with patients and motivating them to take control of their smile health. She provides gentle, thorough cleanings and patient education.
Aundrea and her husband Steve have two children. In the summer, the family enjoys boating, camping, and being outside.
Registered Dental Hygienist
Susan loves establishing and building strong, trusting relationships with our patients. She encourages them to take control of their smile health, and teaching them the best ways to keep their mouth clean and healthy. Susan has worked in the dental field since 1988. She holds a bachelor of science degree from Oregon State University and her Dental Hygiene degree from Wichita State. She joined Dr. Howard part time in 2007.
Susan’s been married for more than 25 years and has three sons. The family enjoys golfing, camping, hiking, and birdwatching.
Sara started her dental career with Dr. Howard back in 2001. She treasures the friendships she’s made with our patients and looks forward to their visits. As a clinical assistant, Sara helps patients during their appointments. She prepares patients to see the doctor, explains what will happen, and then works chairside. She is also a sterilization assistant and handles a variety of lab duties.
Sara loves to draw, do origami, and arts and crafts. She has a 10-year-old chinchilla, Chong, who is spoiled rotten and absolutely wonderful.
Patient Care Coordinator
Kate is a certified surgical technician with many years of dental front office experience. She enjoys time with patients, and helping each have a wonderful dental experience. Kate works directly with patients, to assist them with any billing or insurance questions that might arise. She also helps schedule visits at times that work with patients’ busy lives.
Kate is married and has six grown children. She and her husband have three dogs, too. When not working, Kate and her husband love to travel and play golf.
Part-Time Patient Coordinator
Lindsay loves seeing a patient feeling more confident and happier after the treatment is completed. She works part-time in our practice, greets patients as they arrive, and checks them in. At the end of a visit, as she checks them out, she always asks if they have any questions or concerns. Lindsay also answers the phones, schedules visits, and helps patients navigate their insurance.
A full-time Realtor, Lindsay enjoys camping, cooking, and volunteering.