Meet Our Caring Team

OUR HIGHLY SKILLED DENTAL HYGIENISTS

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.

 

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.

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Friendly front desk staff at Schaffner Family Dental

OUR FRIENDLY FRONT OFFICE TEAM

Your first contact with our office will likely be with our friendly and helpful front office team of Andrea and Lisa.  With over 25 years of dental office experience, they work hard to schedule your appointments in an efficient manner as well as assist you with dental insurance and other financial matters.

Dr. Schaffner’s wife, Liz, works behind the scenes to keep the office running smoothly.  She is in charge of payroll and other office management responsibilities.  Liz worked in dental offices for a number of years prior to meeting Dr. Schaffner, but was still brave enough to marry a dentist!

 

Lisa

Office | Insurance Coordinator
Lisa has been working in the dental field for 27 years. Her favorite part of her position is helping patients. She has been at Schaffner Family Dental since May of 2018. During her free time, Lisa enjoys walking her dog, and loves to go kayaking and just being with her family and friends.

Andrea Lopez

Office Coordinator
Andrea has been in the dental field for 6 years, she started as a dental assistant but found administration was the better fit. Her favorite part of her job is getting to know the patients and making them feel welcome. She is a Colorado native who likes going on hikes, fishing, the movies, and hanging out with her teenage kids.

Liz Schaffner

Office Manager
Dr. Schaffner’s wife, Liz, works behind the scenes to keep the office running smoothly. She is in charge of payroll and other office management responsibilities. Liz worked in dental offices for a number of years prior to meeting Dr. Schaffner but was still brave enough to marry a dentist!

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OUR CARING DENTAL ASSISTANTS

Our chairside dental assistants, BrookLynn and Fabi, are enthusiastic about making dental visits comfortable and pleasant as they assist the doctors during patient treatment.

 

Our Chairside Dental Assistants


BrookLynn Schaffner

Dental Assistant
BrookLynn was not quite sure what she wanted to do when she graduated from Fossil Ridge high school in 2019, so she trained on the job to become a dental assistant. She loves being able to work alongside and learn from her father. She also loves being able to make her patients feel confident and comfortable with their own smiles. She is currently taking prerequisite courses at Front Range Community College with the hopes of becoming a dental hygienist. She looks forward to the path ahead of her and creating more personal relationships with her patients!


1337 Riverside Ave, Suite 1

Fort Collins, CO 80524

970-893-4998

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