Meet our Staff

The Dental Center at Thornton Plaza has been serving the Thornton community for 30 years. Our family of well-established, highly qualified dental professionals have helped us earn our exceptional reputation as leaders in the highest quality dental care. Our staff takes a great deal of pride in our office and views colleagues as family members. This level of support and respect is carried over to our patients, as they also care for each of our patients with respect and kindness. As a team, we do our very best to reduce the level of anxiety which is sometimes associated with dental care.

Dental Hygienists





Dental Assistants




Born and raised in Denver, Colorado. In 2008, she received her dental assisting certification from Pima Medical Institution. Over the years of assisting has cross-trained to the front desk and become an EDDA. Cherise joined the team in 2015. Cherise is married to her wife Nicole and they have two children, Ezmerael and Michael. Along with spending time with her family she enjoys staying active by playing sports with her children, painting, camping, and fishing.




Office Staffs

Jennifer (Office Manager)

Jennifer has recently joined the Dental Center in February 2018. She has been in the dental field for over 20 years. She loves that the dental field is a challenge and you learn new things all the time. She has been an office manager in the field for the past 15 years. Joining the Dental Center has helped her grow in the field and she plans on a lifelong adventure with the team.

Jennifer is a native of Colorado growing up in a small town up north, Ft. Lupton. She is the youngest of two children. She has 3 children (Mariah, Ferdinando and Modesto III), two stepchildren (Esperanza and Adrian), and 6 grandchildren soon to be 7. She will be getting married to her fiancé Jose in September 2018. She loves dancing, sports, camping, fishing, and spending time with her family.



Hi my name is Cathy. I’ve been with the Dental Center for over 20 years. I have two children. I love the mountains and all the fun things that go along with them.

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