meet our team

Whether having your teeth cleaned by one of our highly trained hygienists, meeting with our insurance coordinator on getting treatment covered, or simply scheduling your appointment with our receptionist, you will receive topnotch care. Each of our team members is compassionate about serving our patients and ensuring they receive the care they deserve.

your dental hygienists

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barb weese, rdh

Barb has been in the dental field since 1986 and with Metropolitan Dental Care since 1993. She has one son and enjoys spending time with him while biking and swimming.

angela dillard, rdh

Bio coming soon

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joanne gustafson, rdh

Joanne grew up in the Denver area and loves this beautiful state. She graduated from the University of Oklahoma College of Dentistry with a degree in Dental Hygiene. Joanne has been a part of the Metropolitan Dental Care team since 2015.  Outside the office, she enjoys traveling, hiking, football games, concerts, and camping.

laura d’azzena, rdh

bio coming soon

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willie johnson, rdh

Willie started in the dental field in 1998 as a dental assistant, and completed Dental Hygiene school in 2005 and joined the Metropolitan Dental Care team soon after. A regular runner, and doing anything active, Willie keeps busy with his family when not educating patients on the value of great oral care. 

our dental assistants

jeanette white

Jeanette has been with Metropolitan Dental Care since 1987 and loves her job. In her free time, she enjoys reading, volunteering, and being a mom.

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tammy kuzara

Tammy has been in the dental field for 13 years, joining MDC in 2012. She loves her career and it shows in her commitment to her work. She has two boys, loves sports and spending time outdoors. 

lizette garcia, edda

Lizette has been a dental assistant since 2012, joining Metropolitan Dental Care in 2019. She received extra certification and training to become an expanded duties dental assistant. She is a proud mother of 3 and loves road trips around the U.S.

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hayley thompson

Hayley is a Colorado native who has been in the dental field for 10 years. She comes to work every day with a smile on her face and provides great care to our patients. She enjoys hiking, travel and country music concerts.

amy thach

Amy grew up in Colorado and has been in the dental field for 5 years, all with Metropolitan Dental Care. She likes spending her time hanging out with family, finding the next great show on Netflix, and sipping on black coffee.

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our front office staff

amber basford

practice manager

Metropolitan Dental care has been Amber’s home away from home, since 1997. She transitioned from her clinical position with us, to Practice Manager, in 2017. Outside the office Amber enjoys staying active, live music and traveling with her family.

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susan murday

insurance coordinator

Susan has been with MDC since 2007 and has been in the dental field for over 25 years.  Susan moved here from Ohio 18 years ago.  She loves to travel to a beach or Las Vegas with family and friends. 

jennifer romero

insurance coordinator

Jennifer has been a part of Metropolitan Dental Care since 1989, although she took a short break from work and returned to our team in 2002. In her years at MDC, patients have called Jennifer comforting and reassuring. When she isn’t at the office, Jennifer is usually doing home renovations.

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kim latour

hygiene coordinator

Kim has been part of the MDC team since 2016. If you need to get in for a hygiene appointment sooner than scheduled, give her a call! Kim loves being outdoors in the Colorado sunshine as well as spending time with friends, family and her first grandchild.

diana resendiz

treatment coordinator

A Colorado native, Diana has been in the dental field since 2000. At MDC, she specializes in creating a wonderful experience for our patients. Outside the office she enjoys water skiing, rooting for the local sports teams, and traveling with her children.

Angela Murphy

Treatment coordinator

Angela is originally from Atlanta and moved to Colorado for the great outdoors.  She has been in the dental field for over 20 years and is passionate about helping patients and creating beautiful smiles.  In her free time, she enjoys camping and traveling with her family, a good red rocks concert and trying out new restaurants around town. 

rachael stanek

front office coordinator

Rachael’s first job was in the dental field in 2006, and she has been with Metropolitan Dental Care since 2020. She is a self-proclaimed foodie and enjoys spending her time supporting the Rockies at Coors Field.