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About Us

Meet the Team

Our Providers

Dr. Eric Appelsies, DDS

Dentist

Dr. Appelsies grew up in Indiana and completed both undergraduate and dental school at Indiana University (Go Hoosiers!). While in dental school, he received a scholarship from the US Navy that gave him the opportunity to serve our country for four years after dental school. During that time, he served as a Lieutenant providing dental care to active duty Marines and Sailors at Camp Pendleton in California.

Dr. Alexandra Kantor, DDS

Dentist

Dr. Alexandra Kantor was born and raised in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. She received her Bachelor of Science degree from the prestigious McGill University in Montreal, Quebec majoring in Physiology. She graduated from Indiana University where she completed her Doctor of Dental Surgery degree graduating on the Dean’s List. During her training, Dr. Kantor was awarded the American Academy of Esthetic Dentistry award and most recently, was selected as one of the Top 40 Dentists Under 40 by Incisal Edge Magazine. Dr. Kantor is passionate about her profession and strives for dental excellence. It is her desire to create and maintain healthy, natural, long lasting smiles for her patients.

Our Staff

Office Coordinator April | Glacier Peak Dentistry
April
Office Coordinator

April is from Helper, Utah and has been in Denver for just over 7 years. She started in the dental field 9 years ago and is currently enrolled at the University of Colorado – Denver to finish her bachelor’s degree with the goal of attending dental school. She has been married to her husband, Erez, for 4 years and has one fur baby, Edna the cat. She is an avid amateur baker and loves to experiment in her kitchen and bring in food for everyone to try! 

Alex
Insurance Coordinator

Alex is a Colorado native who recently planted her roots in Brighton a.k.a. Lochbuie. She joined the dental field in 2013 and has been enjoying it ever since. She has one teenage son, Aiden and two small pups, Tobie and Ollie that keep her busy at home. In her down time she likes cozying up with the pups and her son for movie marathons.

Megan
Office Manager

I was born and raised in Edwardsville, Illinois. Growing up, I loved swimming and spent the summers going to the pool every day. I have been in the dental field for four years. I just moved out to Denver and love it here. I plan on seeing all the beautiful sights of Colorado, going camping and hiking, and learning to ski. I love music and can’t wait to see a concert at Red Rocks. My boyfriend and I got a puppy six months ago and love to take him hiking with us. I love being able to work with patients to help them get the dental treatment they deserve. 

Bridgette
Treatment Coordinator

Bridgette is a Colorado native. She has been with her husband for 12 years and they have a beautiful 2 year old daughter. Bridgette enjoys camping, hunting and shooting any chance she can get. She loves to paint in her spare time and go for walks with her family. Her favorite sports team is the Seattle Seahawks and would love to go to see them play in person. She loves being a part of the Columbine Creek Dentistry family and loves building relationships with patients 

Karli
Dental Assistant
I was born and raised in Denver. I have a wonderful husband and a beautiful teenage daughter. As a family, we like to go shopping and out to eat. In my spare time I enjoy listening to music. I have been in the dental field for several years and absolutely love what I do.
Dental Assistant Jessica | Glacier Peak Dentistry
Jessica
Lead Dental Assistant

Jessica recently moved to Denver about a year ago with her boyfriend, Carlos. Prior to relocating to Denver, she was born and raised in Los Angeles. She loves that traffic isn’t nearly as bad as L.A. but is still getting used to dealing with snow. In her free time, she loves trying new restaurants and exploring the city. She loves making connections with each of her patients, putting them at ease during their visit, and cannot wait to meet you. 

Emily
Dental Assistant

I was born and raised all over northern Colorado. In my free time I can be found at music festivals or camping with my boyfriend and our dog, Bella. I can also be found curled up with a good book. I’m finishing up an Associate’s degree and plan on pursuing another degree after. I’ve always been passionate about people’s smiles and look forward to helping my patients achieve their perfect smile.

Christina
Dental Assistant

I was born and raised in Southern California and have been in Denver for just over 3 years. Outside of work, I’m passionate about living an active lifestyle, which is what drew me to Denver. I love hiking and camping with friends, and I hope to improve my snowboard skills over the next few seasons. To fuel those activities I will eat anything tasty I can get my hands on! I love trying new restaurants and consider myself an avid foodie and a true pizza connoisseur. I am excited to be a part of Columbine Creek Dentistry and can’t wait to help others love their smile.

Erica
Expanded Functions Dental Assistant

I’m originally from Pennsylvania and have been in Denver for a few years now. In my free time, I love being outside taking photos, going on excursions and adopting various house plants. I love animals and some day would love to open a wildlife sanctuary for injured critters.