The brief descriptions below are designed to familiarize you with our staff's training, professional credentials and work experience.
Alexander W. Smith, PhD, D.M.D.
Dentist in Westminster, COThe Family Dentist
- Doctor of Dental Medicine
2001-2005 Tufts University School of Dental Medicine
- Graduated Summa Cum Laude
- Doctorate of Philosophy in Microbiology (PhD)
1996-2001 University of Alabama at Birmingham
- Bachelor of Science in Microbiology (B.S.)
1992-1996 Auburn University
Member of the American Orthodontic Society
Dr Smith and his wife Julie have two children. He has a passion for photography and is an extremely talented photographer!
Melissa Garcia Atencio (Practice Manager)
Melissa joined the practice in 2018. She is a Colorado native and has been in dentistry since 1994. Her wealth of experience and knowledge bring office efficiency. She is always striving to provide the ultimate patient experience, making every patient feel comfortable and welcome. Outside of the office she enjoys spending time with her husband, daughter, son, and especially her granddaughter! She has a special place in her heart for all of her rescues.
Julie Smith (Practice Coordinator)
Julie started working at The Family Dentist in 2014 and has been a joy to work with. She will greet you with her wonderful smile at the front desk!
Linda Orr (Registered Dental Hygienist)
Linda has been with our practice for over 25 years! She earned her dental hygiene degree from the University of Colorado School of Dentistry in 1983. Linda also has twin daughters. She enjoys camping, gardening, and spending time with family and friends.
Kelly Boley (Registered Dental Hygienist)
Kelly has been a dental hygienist in our practice since 2007. She has grown twin daughters and a son. She and her husband love to travel and hike.
Linda Tran Ong (Registered Dental Hygienist)
Linda (the third Linda!) has been with the practice since 2017. She was born and raised in Southern California and moved to Colorado in 2017. She enjoys spending time with her husband and exploring her new home state. In her free time, she likes playing mahjong and planning her next travel spot!
Natalie Tschetter (Expanded Duties Dental Assistant)
Natalie has worked in our practice since 2009. She is a graduate of Pima Medical Institute. She is a fast learner and loves the dental field. She loves to hike, camp, travel, and spend time with her husband and dog.
Linda Cruz (Expanded Duties Dental Assistant)
Linda joined our practice in 2015. She has been in the dental field for over 35 years. She has one son and loves to cook!
Mari Reyes (Expanded Duties Dental Assistant)
Mari has been with the practice since 2017. She always has a big smile on her face. She shows compassion for our patients and makes their dental visits as comfortable as possible!