Dental Hygienist


Our Caring Team

Our highly skilled dental hygienists, Lori, Irene, and Januari have over seventy-five years of combined dental hygiene experience. They provide exceptional quality routine preventive dental care as well as a number of treatments for periodontal (gum) disease. They are thorough and gentle and strive to help our patients achieve outstanding oral health.



Meet The Hygienist

Lori Houdeshell

Registered Dental Hygienist
Lori has been with Schaffner Family Dental since 2020 and has been a hygienist in Fort Collins for 30 years. She graduated from Colorado Northwest Community College in 1991. A Fort Collins native, Lori enjoys camping with her husband of 30 years and three boys. In addition, she spends many hours watching her younger two sons compete in cross country and track at Western Colorado University. Lori spends her free time volunteering at Bible Study Fellowship and her local church.

Irene Valuyev

Registered Dental Hygenist
Irene is originally from Eastern Europe and has lived in Colorado for over 30 years. She graduated from the University of Colorado Dental School with a Dental Hygiene degree in 1993 and has been with Dr. Schaffner since 2017. Irene is very passionate about dentistry and providing the best care possible to her patients. She and her husband have raised two sons and now, being emptynesters, love taking long walks with their dog and travel in their free time.

Januari Bond

Registered Dental Hygienist
Januari joined our practice in 2020. She enjoys building relationships with our patients. Januari takes pride in educating patients and helping them achieve healthy smiles. When Januari is not at work you will find her spending time with her husband and children. Her two kids are very active in sports and keep her busy. She enjoys being outside riding her bike and walking her dogs. Januari is a Colorado Native and was a patient of Dr. Schaffner's as a child.

1337 Riverside Ave, Suite 1

Fort Collins, CO 80524


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