Sonia Menindez – Office Administrator
Sonia was born and raised in Colorado. Sonia joined Dr. Ehrhardt’s team in 2001 and handles accounts receivable, marketing, technology support and patient care (interpreting, insurance, scheduling, and financials). To keep up with the many changes in the dental field, Sonia along with her team attend many continuing education courses throughout the year. Sonia enjoys the great team she works with; Dr. Ehrhardt, the dental team and the wonderful patients she gets to see every day. Outside of the office, you will always find her with her wonderful loving family; her husband and two children.
Olivia Macdowell – Receptionist
Olivia was born and raised in Colorado and is a die-hard Bronco fan. She joined Dr. Ehrhardt’s team in May 2017. Although new to the dental world, Olivia has caught on quick and handles all scheduling, reminder calls, and makes your visit as comfortable as possible with her friendly and caring personality. She loves to learn and is excited to participate in continuing education classes so she can better serve our patients and the team. In addition, Olivia also has an Associate’s Degree of Applied Science. One of Olivia’s goals is to try to always bring a smile to everyone she meets. Outside of work, Olivia loves to spend time with her son, pup and family. She enjoys going hiking, camping, snowmobiling and pretty much anything outdoors. She is a country girl at heart.
Carolina Bailey, RDH – Hygienist
Carolina was born and raised in Belvidere, IL. She graduated from Prakland College Dental Hygiene Program in 1999. Ready for a change, she and her husband relocated to Erie, CO during the winter of 2006. Her commitment to Dental Hygiene through continuing education courses has lead her to certification and license in delivery of local anesthesia and nitrous oxide, use of soft tissue laser, CPR and placement of subgingival antibiotics and use of AED. Her goal is to provide great care with consideration to patients needs to obtain optimal dental health. Outside of work she enjoys spending time w/ family; her husband and daughter as well as her English Pointer.
Lori Torgerson, RDH – Hygienist
Lori was born and raised in Broomfield, CO. She graduated from Pueblo Community College Dental Hygiene Program in 1992. Ready to get back to country living, she, her husband, and their 4 children relocated to Brighton, CO in 2012. Lori’s many years of experience along with her enjoyment of continuing education courses has enable her to excel at many aspects in the Dental Hygiene Field. She is certified and licensed in CPR, Nitrous Oxide, Soft Tissue Laser, and the delivery of local Anesthesia and SSb-gingival Antibiotics. Her goal is to be a co-therapist with her patient’s to achieve the highest standard of dental care. Outside of work she enjoys spending time with her family, showing horses, and mountain camping.
Veronica Smith – Sterilization Tech
Veronica joined Dr. Ehrhardt’s team in September of 2013. She has experience working in the medical field and brings with her many years of knowledge in OSHA/ HiPPA compliance and continues to receive continuing education. She has been married 13years and has a 3year old daughter. Veronica enjoys spending time with her family and friends. She has been in Colorado since 1980 and loves spending times outdoors; camping, hiking, gardening and traveling.
Tina Ceretto, EDDA – Dental Assistant
Tina, a Colorado native, has been in the dentistry field for 12 years. She received her Expanded Duties Dental Assistant certificate from Pima Medical Institute in 2003, and joined Dr. Ehrhardt’s team in 2008. She especially loves the education of young patients and their families. She attends many continuing education courses with her teammates. She enjoys making her patients and coworkers smile. She proclaims to be our “Super Star”. Married to her high school sweetheart, they have three children.
Sandra Garcia, EDDA – Dental Assistant
Sandra, a Brighton native has been with Dr. Ehrhardt since 1980. Sandra attended Colorado College of Medical and Dental Assistants in Denver and continues to stay up-to-date on continuing education. Sandra is an exceptional assistant with that she cherishes the relationships she develops with our patients; she is dedicated to her work and enjoys helping patients cope with anxiety. Sandra is blessed with 2 children and 4 grandchildren and in September, 2015 her family grew….She married her best friend who she met July of 2013 and have been inseparable since. Joining her family; her husband and 3 stepchildren.