Our dental team at Engelhardt & Associates is thrilled to offer comprehensive dental care to help you and your family members achieve the pristine smile you deserve. We strive to empower our team to help you have the ultimate dental experience. To learn more about our dental team, please feel free to read our biographies! If you would like to take advantage of our top-of-the-line dental care, please call our office at 970-484-4890 and schedule an appointment with Dr. Engelhardt, Dr. Slootmaker, or Dr. Ralston.
Neeley – Registered Dental Hygienist
Neeley is a proud Wyoming native. She graduated Dental Hygiene school in Sheridan, WY, in 2001. That same year she moved to Fort Collins and started working at Engelhardt & Associates. Neeley loves the relationships she has made with the patients over the years. Neeley is married to Rodney, who is a Fort Collins native, and she has four wonderful step children. She loves to camp and listen to live music.
Sheri – Registered Dental Hygienist
Sheri is a native Iowan who has called Fort Collins her home for over 28 years. Sheri received her hygiene degree from the University of Iowa in 1985 and has been with the office since 2009. Sheri says that one of the best parts of the office is getting to work with such a great group of people. The support we give each other and all the laughter and smiles makes coming to work easy and fun! She is married and has two grown children. In her spare time, she likes to camp, read, bike, and travel.
Jane – Registered Dental Hygienist
Jane received her degree from the University of Nebraska has been with the practice since 1990. Jane loves the relationships that she has made with the patients over the years. She says it is wonderful to see multi-generational families in the practice. Jane and her husband, Tony, have four children and 12 grandchildren. They have made Fort Collins their home for over 30 years. When Jane has free time, she likes to quilt, knit, make jewelry, and watch Nebraska football.
Becky – Registered Dental Hygienist
Becky and her husband have two grown boys. She received her degree from the University of Iowa. Becky is a native of Colorado and has worked as a hygienist in the Fort Collins area for 33 years. Becky started here in 2016 and loves the camaraderie and how everyone, including the doctors, care about each other and the patients. Her and her family are “outdoorsy” and love to ski, hike and bike together. She especially enjoys golfing with her husband.
Tiffany – Registered Dental Hygienist
Tiffany graduated from Tyler Junior College in Tyler, Texas, in 2003. She moved to Colorado in 2004 and joined our team in 2015 but will always be a Texas girl! Tiffany’s passion is to work with a great team of dental professionals as well as help her patients achieve a healthy and beautiful smile! She loves going on adventures, spending time outdoors, and spending time with friends and family. She also enjoys working with the youth in the community and is involved with Young Life in Cheyenne.
Lindsey – Dental Assistant
Lindsey moved here from Sterling, Co, in 2004 with her family following her shortly after. Lindsey has been working in the dental field since 2006. She joined our office in 2009. She believes that the family aspect of our practice is like no other she has ever seen and the patients are a part of that family. She enjoys cooking and spending time with her husband, Josh, and nearby families cheering on the Broncos!
Kea – Dental Assistant
Kea has been a chairside assistant since 2011, joining us in 2013. She says that this office is her second family. She loves how much we love, respect and appreciate each other and how much we are passionate about taking care of our patients. Kea received her bachelor’s degree from CSU in May of 2015 in Family Consumer Sciences. She is also our Social Media “Guru” constantly looking for ways to let people know how awesome the office is. Kea coaches girls’ basketball for Liberty Common High School in her spare time. She loves running, golfing, and living in Colorado!
Marci – Dental Assistant
Marci has been working as a chairside dental assistant since 2003. She has been with the office since 2013. Her favorite part about working in dentistry is the opportunity to meet new people and help them enjoy a healthy and beautiful smile. Marci enjoys spending time with her husband, Cameron, her son, Rory, and her four-legged kids, Olive, Diesel, and Roxy.
Melissa – Dental Assistant
Melissa is a Colorado native, a mom of two and our newest dental assistant. She has been in the medical field since 2008 but has achieved her goal of completing her education and training to become a dental assistant. Melissa enjoys the compassion and art of dentistry and most of all, working with and helping people every day. In her free time, she enjoys just being outside, hiking, painting, singing, and most of all, spending time with her husband and kids who are the light of her life.
Brenda – Business Assistant
Brenda has been a part of our dental team since 2015. She is a native to Fort Collins and loves Colorado. Brenda loves being a part of a truly amazing team of doctors and co-workers who take pride and integrity when serving every patient. She enjoys speaking with each patient and learning something specific about each one! Brenda and her husband, Chad, have three beautiful children: Brittany, Lindsay, and Brandon. They have also been blessed with five grandchildren. She enjoys relaxing at home, raising her chickens, tending a large garden, and spending quality time with her friends and family.
Dreama – Insurance Coordinator
Dreama has a background in education. and taught Biology for 15 years. She enjoys learning the ins and outs of each patient’s benefit plan so that they can maximize their benefits. Dreama will be happy to help you with the financials of your dental treatment. She feels that our patients are like friends and our staff is like family. Dreama and her husband, Patrick, are southerners at heart, but they love raising their son, Tate, in beautiful Colorado.
Denise – Business Assistant
Denise graduated from University of Colorado in Boulder in 2011 and joined our team in 2016. Denise is most likely the first smiling face you will see when entering the office. She wears her smile from the time she comes in the morning to the time she leaves at night. Denise loves working with an amazing team and with patients that are like family to us.
Kathy – Office Manager
Kathy joined the team in 2016 but has been in the dental field for 20+ years. She feels very fortunate to be part of a dental practice that has such high integrity and is committed to giving back to the community. Kathy is proud to be a part of a team who truly want to enrich the lives of our patients by providing excellent dental care. She and her husband Sylvan have called Colorado home since 1990. They have 2 grown children and are now enjoying being grandparents, spending as much time as possible with their growing family. Kathy is very committed to philanthropic projects. She is very active in a women’s international service organization which gives her many opportunities to help others.