Meet the Team at Owens Dental
From our doctors, hygienists and assistants to our front office staff, the team at Owens Dental is committed to providing excellent care. Led by Dr. Owens, they make it a priority to get to know each patient personally so that they can provide the best care for each patient’s unique situation.
Each year, the staff completes well over the continuing education requirements for Colorado as they pursue excellence in their specific area. From the front office team to the dental assistants and hygienists, our staff will make you feel comfortable from the first time you call the office and at home each time you walk in for an appointment. Here at Owens Dental we don’t just have patients; we care about the well being of our patients, as they are part of our dental family.
Megan, Dental Hygienist
Megan joined our team in September of 2016. She graduated from William Rainey Harper College with her degree in Dental Hygiene in the Spring of 2016. While she is new to hygiene, Megan brings with her years of dental office experience. She has undergone extensive training in hygiene and is passionate about being the best hygienist she can be. She enjoys working with a team who is as dedicated as she is to helping our patients achieve a beautiful and healthy smile.
Megan grew up in McHenry, Illinois and while she enjoys visiting family there, she loves living in Fort Collins and is happy to call Northern Colorado her new home. In her free time she enjoys being outside hiking, mountain biking, and snowboarding. She also enjoys reading, and spending time with her family, friends and dog.
Renee, Dental Hygienist
Renee joined our team in the Fall of 2017. She has over 30 years of experience in the world of dental hygiene. In addition to working at our office, she works part-time at Front Range Community College Dental School. She loves the teamwork here at Owens DDS as well as getting to know each of our patients and helping them in any way she can.
She is from Colorado, graduated from Baylor Dental College, practiced hygiene in several states and even practiced hygiene in Switzerland! Renee loves living in Loveland and running her own home appraisal business on the side. In her free time she enjoys taking her dogs on walks, playing golf, gardening, and spending time with her family.
Vicky, Dental Hygienist
Vicky joined our team in July of 2015. She graduated from Colorado Northwestern Community College in 1981 and is a life-long learner. She continues to participate in many varied continuing education classes. Vicky has enjoyed learning about the many changing aspects of the dental world. She loves working with the team here at Owens DDS as well as getting to know each of our wonderful patients and helping them in any way we can.
Vicky spent her childhood around the Finger Lakes of Upstate New York, but has lived in Colorado since high school and loves living in Fort Collins. In her free time she enjoys walking, hiking, knitting, crocheting, gardening, reading, and spending time with her husband, grown son, and friends.
Jen, Dental Hygienist
Jen originally joined our team in February of 2004. She graduated from Central Community College in Hasting Nebraska and continues to participate in many continuing education classes. Jen also works at a Periodontal Office in Cheyenne, Wyoming where she lives. Jen has enjoyed the relationships she has built with our patients over the last 12 years and loves working with the team here at Owens Dental.
Jen is from Nebraska, but has lived in Cheyenne, Wyoming for the last 10 years, where she lives with her husband and four children. In her free time she enjoys skiing, biking and hiking.
Morgan, Dental Hygienist
Morgan joined our team in 2018, but has been the dental field for over 5 years as first a dental assistant and now a dental hygienist. She graduated from Cheyenne Hygiene School and continues to participate in many continuing education classes.
Morgan has a passion for people and loves getting to know all of her patients. She strives to help apprehensive patients have the best dental experience possible. Morgan is originally from Sheridan, Wyoming, but loves living in Northern Colorado. Outside of the office she enjoys reading, cooking and spending time with her husband and 2 dogs.
Leah, Lead Dental Assistant, EDDA
Leah first joined our team in May of 2011. She graduated from the ADA Accredited Dental Assisting Program at Front Range Community College in 2011, and completed her Expanded Duty Dental Assistant training in Spring of 2012. She loves taking new courses and continually learning new information to further her knowledge. She enjoys all the wonderful patients she gets to meet and takes pride in providing them with the best care possible.
Leah was born and raised here in Fort Collins, and in her free time she enjoys reading, hiking, and spending time with her friends and family.
Annalise, Marketing Coordinator and Dental Assistant, EDDA
Annalise joined our team in March 2017. She has been a Dental Assistant since 2007, and completed her Extended Duties Dental Assistant training in 2013. Annalise enjoys continuing education classes to further her knowledge in the dental field. She is also a certified Emergency Medical Technician and wants to continue her education to become a Flight for Life Paramedic one day. She enjoys meeting and helping our patients meet their dental goals alongside Dr. Owens and our team.
Annalise is originally from Dallas, TX but loves Fort Collins as her new home. She and her husband love spending their free time outdoors hiking, biking and camping with their Miniature Italian Greyhound, Stella!
Jessica, Patient Care Coordinator and Dental Assistant
Jessica joined our team in April 2014. She received her BS from CSU in 2009 and completed the American School of Dental Assisting program in 2013. Jessica is happy to have found the great team at Owens DDS and is excited to expand her knowledge of the dental field. Her passion is caring for people and she is looking forward to getting to know all of our patients.
Jessica has spent most of her life in Colorado and hopes she never has to leave. She loves spending time with her husband, Matt, and their baby girl, Tyler. In her free time, she enjoys attending live theatre, traveling to visit family, and playing on a Fort Collins recreational kickball team.
Sarah, Practice Manager
Sarah joined our team in May of 2013. She previously worked for a medical nonprofit in Denver, CO. She graduated from Westmont College with a BA in 2009 and is taking classes at CCU towards an MBA in Project Management. Sarah has enjoyed learning about the many and changing aspects of the dental world. She loves working with the team here at Owens DDS as well as getting to know each of our wonderful patients and helping them in any way she can.
Sarah is originally from Morrison, CO, but loves living in Fort Collins! In her free time she enjoys trail running, backpacking, skiing, playing piano, reading, gardening and spending time with her husband and GSP, Dale.
Brenda, Patient Care Coordinator
Brenda joined the team in August of 2017. While new to Dr. Owens’ office, she brings many years of dental office experience with her! She loves working in the dental field and making patients smile. Her favorite part of working in dentistry is the personal relationships she makes with our patient family and working with such a great team.
When she’s not working, Brenda enjoys her family (her two-legged and four-legged children :). She also enjoys cooking, home decorating, camping, gardening and being in the outdoors!
Sarah Z., Content Writer and Editor
She joined the front office team at Owens Dental in July of 2016. Sarah Z. graduated from the University of San Diego with a B.A. in English in May of 2015 and in the Fall of 2017 she began attending graduate school full-time at CSU, where she is working towards her Masters in English. On the side, she is the “punny” and creative author of our office newsletter that shares the local happenings here in Fort Collins each month. She loves receiving your suggestions (events, books, etc!) to include in future newsletters.
When she’s not studying or working, Sarah enjoys writing, reading, and exploring the city of Fort Collins. Feel free to email any suggestions or comments in to our office 🙂 we look forward to hearing from you!