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About Our Staff

Cari Lynn, Business Manager

Team Member Since 2016

Cari Lynn has been in the dental industry for seven years and with Pinnacle Dentistry since March 2016. She has been a hygiene assistant, chair-side assistant, treatment coordinator, insurance specialist and manager/team lead. She has lived most of her life in Colorado but all of her family lives in North Carolina, where she did a few years of school. She and her husband Brad have two kids: Cade and Bailey. Together they attend Eastern Hills Community Church. Cari Lynn spends much of her time volunteering at her children’s school, at the Aurora Police Department as a finger printer specialist, as an admin at a fire station, and around the holidays for children in need. She has also volunteered the past few years at Give a Kid a Smile Day, where she donates dental work for those in need. In her free time, she loves spending time with her family, playing games, doing crafts, reading, knitting, crocheting, sewing, camping, and enjoying all of Colorado’s seasons. 

Denise, Treatment Coordinator

Team Member Since 2011

As an El Paso, TX native, Denise attended the San Antonio College of Medical and Dental Assistants. She has since been in the dental field for over 20 years and loves every bit of it. Her experience ranges from general dentistry to pedodontistry but most of her experience lies in periodontistry. She loves what she does at Dr. Jennings’s office and tries to make each patient as comfortable as possible. When she is not spending time with her son, Christian Alexander, she likes to cook, swim, read and exercise.

Cindy, Registered Dental Hygienist

Team Member Since 2013

Cindy graduated from Texas Woman’s University, in 1995 with her BS in Dental Hygiene. She practiced in a periodontal office for three years and was a clinical instructor at EPCC for two years in El Paso, Texas. Cindy moved to Colorado Springs, with husband, Eddie and her two children Eddie IV and Angelina, in 2000 and has continued practicing dental hygiene. She enjoys reading and tries to exercise in her spare time.

Karen Y., Registered Dental Hygienist

Team Member Since 1997

Karen is a graduate of the University of Michigan and has enjoyed caring for her patients since 1980. Karen worked for Dr. Jennings from January 1992 until June 1994 when she moved to Denmark with her family. Karen came back to work for Dr. Jennings in 1997 as a fill-in Hygienist until she became permanent in November 2004. She has lived in Colorado Springs since 1988, except for the three years she spent overseas during her husband’s military career. They have three children, and her hobbies include cooking, reading, Bible study, skiing and leading a hiking group. Each day, she tries to offer patients the best care possible and make them feel welcomed at Dr. Jennings’s office.

Lisa S., Registered Dental Hygienist

Team Member Since 2016

Lisa is a graduate of Pueblo Community College and has been a dental hygienist for over 20 years. She believes that our office is different from others due to our attention to detail, compassion for our patients and our staff, and patient-centered treatment. She taught Sunday School at Pueblo Christian Center for 10 years, and nowadays enjoys spending time with her family, including her husband Clint, and watching her two children play sports.

Cristina B., Registered Dental Hygienist

Team Member Since 2015

Cristina is originally from El Paso, TX but has lived in Colorado for over 10 years. She received her Bachelor of Science degree from Colorado College and her AAS from Pueblo Community College. She enjoys singing, reading, exercising and playing the guitar along with spending time with her husband and two sons.

Mary, Registered Dental Hygienist

Team Member Since 2016

Mary, from Kemmerer, Wyoming, has been living in Colorado for over 10 years. She enjoys working at Pinnacle Dentistry because of the individualized care that they offer. In her free time, she enjoys camping, hiking, skiing, and sailing.

Chandra, Certified Expanded Duties Dental Assistant (CDA, EFDA, CPFDA, CRFDA)

Team Member Since 2007

Chandra is a Colorado Springs native currently residing in Woodland Park. She is a 1998 graduate of Pikes Peak Community College with an Associates of Applied Science degree. She has been nationally certified in the dental assisting field through the Dental Assisting National Board since 1998.  Some of her hobbies include hiking, reading, weightlifting, taking her Jeep out on the trails, and spending time with her two boxers, Maia and Payton.

Karen R., Certified Expanded Duties Dental Assistant

Team Member Since 1995

Karen is an Eastern Colorado native. She attended Chadron State College in Nebraska to play volleyball, and then graduated from Colorado College of Dental Assisting and Pikes Peak Community College. With over 35 years of experience in dentistry, she is an extremely accomplished chair-side assistant and is currently the office lab manager. She has lived in Black Forest for over 30 years with her husband, Mark, and two daughters, Michaela and Kenna. Michaela is married and lives a short distance away with her husband and daughter and Karen is blessed to see them frequently. Karen attends Rocky Mountain Calvary and enjoys gardening, babysitting her granddaughter, helping Mark with his classic Volkswagen car collection and listening to Kenna play her cello.

Riley, Expanded Duties Dental Assistantt

Team Member Since 2013

Riley was born and raised in Colorado and is a graduate of Pikes Peak Community College. She truly cares about all patients, treating them just like family and striving to provide the best care possible based on integrity. In her spare time, she enjoys painting, playing volleyball, spending time with her family and taking art classes.

Janielle, Assistant Patient Relations Coordinator

Team Member Since 2016

Janielle has lived in Colorado Springs her entire life. She feels privileged to work for a practice where everyone is treated like family.

Jessica, Expanded Duties Dental Assistantt

Team Member Since 2016

Jessica enjoys working at Pinnacle Dentistry because everyone is so friendly and patients feel like family. In her spare time, she enjoys golf and motorcycle riding, and she is a member of Woodmen Valley church.

Our Hours

Monday: 8:00am - 5:00pm
Tuesday: 8:00am - 5:00pm
Wednesday: 8:00am - 5:00pm
Thursday: 8:00am - 5:00pm
Friday: 8:00am - 5:00pm

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Our Location

Pinnacle Dentistry
Briargate Business Center
2430 Research Pkwy, Suite #200
Colorado Springs, CO 80920
719.590.7100

Info@PinnacleDentistryCO.com

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