Dentist in Firestone, CO
Are looking for a skilled and reliable dentist in Firestone, CO? Learn more about Dr. Dawne Adams, D.D.S. below.
Dawne E. Adams, D.D.S.
Dr. Adams grew up in Thornton, Colorado, and originally planned to study nursing, specializing in neo-natal nursing, at the University of Northern Colorado. Instead, Dr. Adams joined her sister in Fairbanks, Alaska, and ended up training as a dental assistant in the same dental surgery that her sister was working. After a few years working for the dentists in Alaska, Dr. Adams decided dental school was in her future. She did her undergraduate training at the University of Alaska-Fairbanks, before being accepted into The University of Michigan School of Dentistry program.
When Dr. Adams moved to Fairbanks, Alaska, she took a position with on the job training as a dental assistant. Dr. Adams worked for a couple of really wonderful dentists in Alaska for eight and a half years. Because of this experience, she decided that dental school was in her future. Her undergraduate training started at the University of Alaska-Fairbanks, where she attended school full time, worked part time and made her way through prerequisites.
After graduating dental school in 2008, Dr. Adams and her husband Jason moved back to Colorado. She worked as an associate dentist for two years, before building her current practice in Firestone. Dr. Adams is a member of the American Dental Association, the Colorado Dental Association, and the Metro Denver Dental Society.
Outside of her work as a dentist in Firestone, CO, Dr. Adams enjoys camping and boating in the summer, and downhill skiing in the winter with her husband.
Sheri Pennetta - Office Manager
After many years as a Certified Nurses Assistant, Sheri decided to train to become a dental assistant. After two years working in the field, Sheri then returned to school to become an Expanded Duties Dental Assistant. She spent 9 years assisting before deciding to expand her horizons in the dental field by joining the front desk. Here, she gained the knowledge she needed to step into her present role as an office manager.
When she’s not running the office for a leading dentist in Firestone, CO, Sheri enjoys skiing in the winter and camping in the summer, with her husband and four children.
Mindy - Dental Hygienist
Upon graduating from high school, Mindy attended Dental Assistant Training Academy and earned her dental assisting certificate. After being in the dental field for 10 years as a dental assistant, and gaining much knowledge, Mindy decided to further her education. She attended Colorado North Western Community College in 2009 to earn her degree in dental hygiene.
Mindy lives in Henderson, CO with her husband. She enjoys traveling and skiing in the winter.
Andrea Solis - Dental Assistant
After graduating high school, Andrea knew she wanted to start a career where she could help others. She attended PIMA Medical Institute, earning her dental assisting certificate.
Not knowing what she was getting into, she knew she wanted to help others overcome their fear of going to the dentist. After earning her certificate in 2012, she knew she was on the right path. She enjoys making others laugh and thinks everyone should have fun at the dentist. When she is not assisting Dr. Adams, Andrea enjoys shopping and spending time with her family.