Meet Our Team

Angie – Practice Manager

AngieAngie has been in the orthodontic field for over 18 years. She started out in a dental lab making retainers and orthodontic appliances. She became Dr. G’s right arm and our fearless leader over 13 years ago. Yup, she is the boss! The counselor! The friend, and the mom to everyone who works here!

Angie has been happily married to her husband, Rick, for over 21 years. Angie has two adult children and three grandchildren that she loves to spoil and give back to their mom. In Angie’s spare time, she enjoys sewing, crocheting, and putting on her leather gear and riding on the back of her husband's Harley! Angie is the glue that holds our team together. We are blessed she is a part of our lives!

Ashley – Clinical Assistant

Ashley

Ashley has been in the dental field as an orthodontic assistant since August of 2010 and joined Dr. Gaworski’s team in May of 2017. Ashley truly enjoys being an assistant and loves Dr. G’s passion for improving our patient’s quality of life. Ashley’s work ethic is one to be admired!

Ashley was born and raised in Colorado and is proud to call this state her forever home. In her free time Ashley enjoys reading and playing video games. She also never misses an opportunity to learn something new. During her down time, Ashley can be found going on escapades with her husband and their dog, Tucker. Ashley uses this adventurous spirit to appreciate the beautiful Rocky Mountain scenery.

Becky – Administrative Assistant

Becky

Becky joined the Dr. Gaworski team as a Certified Dental Assistant in December 2012 with over 25 years in the dental field. Her dental career has spanned from dental assistant to an office manager. As administrative assistant, she may be the cheerful voice on the other end of the phone when you call or the friendly smile that greets you when you come in. Becky will make your appointments, process your insurance claims, and answer your billing questions.

Becky has an adult daughter named Jessica that has followed in her mother’s footsteps as a Certified Dental Assistant. When Becky is not at work, she enjoys hiking, cooking, playing with her bird, or curling up with a good book. Her favorite part of working in the dental field is helping patients achieve their best smiles because, as she said, “Your smile is your best accessory!” Becky graces our office every day with her beautiful smile.

Jessica – Clinical Assistant

Jessica

Jessica has been working in the orthodontic field since August of 2014 and we are happy she joined us in August of 2018. Jessica’s skills as an orthodontic assistant have been brought to light and only continue to improve as a member of team Gaworski! Jessica’s favorite part of her job is watching our patients smiles transform, along with their self-confidence.

Jessica moved to Colorado Springs from Oregon in 2011 and loves her daily mountain view. Some of her favorite things include spending time with her family or curled up on the couch watching a good show. Jessica has a true passion for helping others feel their best and we are lucky to have her.

Kathy – Clinical Assistant

Kathy

Starting at just 18 years old, Kathy has been working in orthodontics as an assistant, holding a wide range of responsibilities. As part of our team, Kathy can always be counted on to lend a helping hand and share her years of expertise with other. Kathy’s favorite part of her job is the exciting challenge of moving teeth and perfecting a smile.

Kathy joined Dr. Gaworski’s staff in 2017. Prior to working in Colorado, Kathy also worked in Florida and New Hampshire. We are happy she chose the Rocky Mountain view to wake up to everyday! During her free time, Kathy enjoys reading, going on Disney trips, visiting museums, and watching creative reality TV.

Lianna – Clinical Assistant

Lianna

Lianna has been in the dental field for 12 years, 8 of which have been in orthodontics. Lianna’s favorite part of her job is getting to work with kids. She enjoys their fun outlook on life and ability to always make her smile. Being a clinical assistant means Lianna gets the chance to interact with patients and help perfect their beautiful smiles.

When not at work Lianna enjoys taking pictures, watching Friends, crafting, and spending time with her family. Lianna is a mom to her son, Myles, a wife to her husband, Joshua, and a snuggler to her French bulldog, Zeus. Lianna’s sweet personality is the perfect fit at Dr. Gaworski’s!

Lydia – Administrative Assistant

Lydia

Lydia is the smiling face that greets you at the front desk when you enter the office! Lydia was born in North Carolina on an Air Force base and moved to Colorado when she was one year old. She graduated from Falcon High School and the College of International Esthetics. In her free time she enjoys relaxing with her boyfriend, watching Friends, and snuggling her sweet kitty, Lorenzo.

Lydia joined Dr. Gaworski’s team in July of 2018 and has been a fantastic addition. The part of her job she enjoys the most is getting to know each patient and interact with them on a daily basis.

Nicole – Treatment Coordinator/Office Manager

Nicole

Nicole joined our team in 2018 as our Treatment Coordinate and has since become our Office Manager. She is originally from Northern California where she was born and raised. She moved to Colorado Springs with her two children in 2009 and has never looked back.

Nicole’s love for healthy smiles started in 1998 where she attended registered dental assisting school in Sacramento, Ca. Later she completed extended functions dental assisting at University of San Francisco School of Dentistry. Over the years Nicole has worked in all aspects of dentistry giving her a broad range of dental experience.

On her time away from the office you will find Nicole either walking her French bulldog, shopping for antiques, working out, or spending time with her husband and children enjoying Colorado’s beautiful scenery. Nicole keeps the office running and always does so with a positive attitude!

Peggy – Clinical Assistant

Peggy

Peggy was born and raised in Montana. Her husband, Joel, is retired from the U.S. Air Force, during which they had the opportunity to live in Germany, Turkey, New Mexico, North Dakota and Wyoming. Peggy and her husband finally settled in Colorado Springs to continue raising their two kids. As a family, they love to hike, bike, horseback ride and go to Colorado College hockey games!

Peggy has 8 years’ experience in general dentistry and orthodontics combined as a clinical assistant. Her favorite part of the job is working with children and she loves to see them work hard on their hygiene, turning their appliance, or wearing their elastics. Peggy also loves to see the before and after results and the confident smiles our patients show on deband day. Peggy’s kind demeanor and can-do attitude are the perfect fit for our team!

Shelby – Clinical Assistant

Shelby

Shelby comes from a diverse background in the dental field. From being a patient coordinator to an orthodontic assistant, Shelby has put her six years of expertise to use. She joined Dr. Gaworski’s team in November of 2018 and loves the hands on work that being an orthodontic assistant offers.

During her free time Shelby enjoys participating in Spartan races, going to the gym, paddle boarding, and spending quality time with her pet pig, Hank! Shelby also likes taking advantage of the beautiful Colorado outdoors by playing volleyball and golfing. Shelby’s vibrant energy gives the office the spark it needs.

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