Meet Our Team
Priscilla – Director of Operations
Priscilla is a Colorado native and has over 18 years of Customer Service and Dental experience. She studied Dental Assisting in 2003 at Pima Medical Institute, where she graduated with honors and is a Certified Expanded Duty Dental Assistant. She has completed courses in Continuing education in the Dental field to keep her skills up to par. During her time in Dentistry she has done everything from Dental Assisting, Front Desk Reception, Scheduling, Insurance, Claims and Billing.
She loves assisting and educating patients in utilizing their dental insurance efficiently and obtaining the treatment they need. She Strongly believes in Communication and Patient Education are the foundation to Customer Service.
She loves spending time cooking with her 5 children, Grandson and Bullterrier doing outdoor activities in the summer and traveling. She Loves baking cakes and desserts for family and friends events as a hobby.
She looks forward to getting to know and serving our patients to the best of her ability.
Andrea – Insurance Advisor
Andrea found her way to Northstar Dental via her sister who was leaving to go to school to be a hygienist in 2002. Andrea started out as a sterilization technician which enabled her to gain knowledge in many different aspects of the dental field. Now as the Insurance Advisor, she uses her love of gaining knowledge and attention to detail to help patients understand and maximize their insurance. Outside the practice, she enjoys spending time with her kids. She also has found passion in fitness with weight training, running and testing her limits with challenges like the Rugged Maniac.
Breanna – Patient Relations & Hygiene Coordinator
Breanna has been in the customer service field for over ten years and has recently joined the dental field. She loves to talk to people every day, and build rapport/relationships with the Northstar Dental patient family. In her free time she enjoys snowboarding, spending time with the people she loves most, and hanging with her pup, Opie.
Andria - Dental Hygienist
Andria attended Ball State University, and the Indiana University School of Dentistry,. She has been practicing dental hygiene for ten years. Andria moved to Colorado from Indiana to explore all that this beautiful state, and surrounding areas, have to offer. One of her goals is to ensure her patients are as comfortable as possible. Andria provides a high level of care and personalized treatment to each and every one of her patients. She prides herself in treating each patient, or condition individually, and making them a part of their treatment planning process. When not in the office, she enjoys hiking, yoga, and going to concerts with her husband, David.
Jaida - Dental Assistant
Jaida grew up in Durango, Colorado and moved to the Front Range in 2014. She worked to obtain her degree in Cosmetology, and then found her passion in dentistry in 2021. We are so fortunate that Jaida joined our Northstar family, Her positive energy spreads joy among the staff, and our patients each and every day. She enjoys working with all the technology we offer our patients, and learning more about the innovative ways we care for our patient's overall health. In her spare time, she enjoys playing soccer, loves to travel to Disney to visit Mickey & friends, and she and her fiancé are busy planning their wedding for September of next year.
Krysta - Dental Assistant
Krysta graduated from the Colorado School of Dental Assisting in the summer of 2016. Since then, she has experienced an ever-growing love and passion for dentistry and dental technology. Krysta really enjoys the great relationships she gets to build while caring for patients, combined with the innovative aspect of dentistry, helping in providing the best care possible to patients, which is what brought her into the Northstar Dental family. As a Colorado native, Krysta enjoys everything our amazing state has to offer, especially the gorgeous Rocky Mountains! When she’s not exploring Colorado or caring for patients, she also enjoys arts, crafts & photography. However, Krysta’s favorite time spent is family time, spent with her loving husband, beautiful baby girl and fur-babies. She really enjoys being a first time Mom & spending time with Everly, who joined this World at the end of April 2020, right in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Morgan - Hygiene Assistant
Morgan joined us as our Dental Hygiene Assistant in our efforts to provide our patients a higher level of patient treatment and experience. She has excelled in this position in helping NorthStar Dental achieve, and even surpass that goal. She received her certification for Dental Assisting in 2022, and has continued her education in dental hygiene. Morgan loves to help patients realize their beautiful smile through our intraoral x-ray technologies. She takes extreme pride in our patients leaving the office with an extra clean, shiny and healthy mouth.
Morgan is from Pennsylvania, and moved west for her love of the mountains. She has a passion for horseback riding, and a true love for all animals. Her happy home is filled with two birds, two cats and one dog. She often refers to it as her little “zoo”, and she and Valley, the Northstar Dental therapy dog…obviously…have a special bond.
Julia - Dental Hygienist
Julia Martin RDH, BAS, MSA has been a registered dental hygienist (RDH) since graduating with an AAS in dental hygiene from the Community College of Denver in 2005. She returned to school and received a bachelor’s in applied science in dental hygiene at the Community College of Denver in 2017. The momentum from this achievement led her to get a Master of Healthcare Administration from Colorado State University in 2021.
Dental hygiene ethics and exceptional practice philosophies have been the driving force of her career. She has had the opportunity to be an assistant professor for the Community College of Denver Dental Hygiene Program. In the community, she has an LLC where she consults and does training at dental offices. Her dedication to the dental community is also shown through her work for the American Dental Hygienists’ Association.
Julia grew up in Gilpin County, Colorado and loved to return to the mountains whenever possible. She lives in Lakewood with her spouse and their two dogs. In her downtime, she enjoys watching movies, playing video games, and going to the dog park.
Samantha - Dental Assistant
Samantha is a certified Expanded Duty Dental Assistant. She received her certification for Dental Assisting in 2021, and earned her EEDA certification in 2022. She works diligently with every patient to ensure they have the best experience possible. She possesses great empathy in that she fully sympathizes that not everyone has experienced positive experience at the dental office. She thrives in working with all the technologies that Northstar Dental has to offer, and loves the opportunity to do something different every day.
Samantha grew up in Nashville, TN and found herself moving west where she has embraced the great outdoors, and the wonderful music scene that Colorado has to offer.
Valley - Registered Therapy Dog /Denver Pet Partners
||DOB: April 2016
||Nickname: Valley Girl
||Breed: Rescue Dog/Golden/Border Collie
||Favorite Activities: Cuddling, catching balls, getting and giving love to people.
Fun Staff Photos