Our Experienced Dental Team

Our Gillette, WY dental team is committed to patient comfort and patient care. They enjoying working together as a team, and it shows!

dental assistant Ashley with blonde hair smiling


Dental Assistant

Ashley joined our practice in 2018. Her favorite part of the job is getting to know patients and watching their smiles transform. Away from the office, her favorite pastimes include camping and other outdoor activities, especially when her boyfriend, Andrew, and her two dogs are involved.

staff member Danielle


Insurance/Hygiene Coordinator

Danielle has been working in the dental field since 2014 and with our practice since 2016. She is responsible for handling insurance needs and scheduling hygiene appointments. She has devoted many hours to advanced education from organizations like the Total Patient Service Institute (ToPS) and Dentrix Mastery Skills. In fact, furthering her education is one of her favorite parts of her job. She also enjoys getting to know patients and seeing their fears fade away. Her hobbies include camping and enjoying time with her husband and their three dogs.

young woman with dark hair, wearing dark eye makeup and pink lipstick


Financial/Treatment Coordinator

Elizabeth has been in the dental field since 2007 and with our practice since 2017. She has her Dentrix Mastery Tracks certification. She is your go-to for scheduling or financial needs, and she works closely with our assistants to accommodate our patients’ schedules. She also maintains our relationships with several financial companies, so our office can offer our patients many options. She enjoys spending time with her family, especially if it includes outdoor activities like camping.

dental assistant Jessica smiling


Dental Assistant

Jessica has been working in dentistry since 2005 after graduating from Pima Medical Institute with honors. She joined our team in 2016. She has advanced training in radiology, Invisalign, and CEREC, among other areas. She believes that everyone deserves a happy and healthy smile and enjoys helping our patients achieve that goal. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her husband and three children and exploring the outdoors.

staff member Kristi


Dental Assistant/Health Coordinator

Kristi has been involved in dentistry since 2005 and joined our team in 2010. She has completed Dental Medicine Responder Training (DMRT). She enjoys coming to work knowing she can change at least one person’s life every day and give patients a reason to smile when they leave our office. She credits Dr. Porter with helping her grow not just as a dental assistant, but as a wife, mother, grandmother, and friend. In her spare time, she enjoys watching her children play sports and spending time with her granddaughter.

dental hygienist Kelsey


Dental Hygienist

Kelsey has been working in the dental field since 2007. She joined our team in 2017 and has been helping our patients ever since. She is trained in basic life support, laughing gas, and local anesthesia. She has also completed courses in No More Hygiene, TOPS, Dentrix Mastery Courses, and The Dawson Academy Dental Hygiene Course. Kelsey loves helping her patients not only with their oral health but with becoming more healthy in general. She finds great reward in watching people discover new things about themselves and achieving their goals.

When not in the office, you can find Kelsey reading her Bible, working out, or advocating for dōTERRA essential oils. She also enjoys traveling and trying new things (especially new foods) with her husband Nick. Finally, Kelsey loves having tea parties with her daughter Amelia.

staff member Lori


Dental Hygienist

Lori has been practicing as a dental hygienist since 2008 and has been with our practice since 2016. She was born in Gillette and graduated from Campbell County High School in 2001, later earning an associate of applied science degree in dental hygiene from Sheridan College. Her advanced training includes ToPS, laser therapy, CPR, No More Hygiene, and Dentrix Mastery. She enjoys making sure our patients have beautiful smiles. In her free time, she stays busy with her family and kids’ activities.

dental hygienist Lyndsey


Registered Dental Hygienist

Lyndsey has been practicing as a dental hygienist since 2004 and with our practice since 2007. Her training includes the Academy of Laser Dentistry, Basic Life Support, ToPS, and Dentrix Mastery. Lyndsey also does oral myofunctional therapy. She loves helping patients get healthier. Lyndsey is married and has one son. In her spare time, she loves being outdoors, especially camping, hunting, and fishing with her family and friends.

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