Meet The Staff


Cara was born and raised on the west coast. She began in dentistry as a dental assistant in 1999. While furthering her career later and earning her Associates of Applied Science degree in Dental Hygiene at Colorado Northwestern Community College, she moved to Gunnison in 2009 to work at this office. Cara is dedicated to continuing education for her own development and passing on new knowledge to her patients. She also attends COMOM almost every year to provide free dental care for underprivileged patients. In her spare time she enjoys skiing with her family.

Marilyn grew up in Castle Rock, Colorado and moved to Gunnison in October of 2016. She graduated from the Community College of Denver after earning her Associates of Applied Science in Dental Hygiene in May of 2014. At a young age, Marilyn made it her goal to work in the dental field and enjoys helping patients understand the importance of oral hygiene as it relates to their health. In her off time, Marilyn likes skiing, mountain biking, volleyball, and hanging out with her family, friends, and animals.
Janelle grew up in Wisconsin and moved to Gunnison in 2008. She attended Western State Colorado University where she earned a Bachelor’s Degree in English and Environmental Studies. She never dreamed she’d work in a dental office, but she has been with our practice since March 2016 fulfilling several roles, finally landing in the Office Manager’s chair. In her spare time she enjoys reading, cooking, and cuddling her pets.