After Danika got braces and had such a positive experience she knew she wanted to go into the dental field. Now she gets to help kids love their smile as much as she does. Danika is from Meridian, Idaho and loves to spend her days away from work traveling or exploring Colorado.
Lauren Rodgers - Lead Dental Assistant
Lauren is originally from Alabama but moved to Colorado in 2012. Lauren decided to go into the dental field because of the personal experiences she had getting her braces. She knows how rewarding it was for the ladies that helped her to know they personally changed her life. Now she enjoys making every dental appointment an enjoyable experience for the children at Sunrise!
Chelsea Barrera - Dental Assistant
Chelsea is a true native and has lived in Colorado all her life. She comes from a large family of five sisters and two brothers. Chelsea is from Chile and worked at her Aunt’s dental office while visiting abroad at only 15 years old. This experience inspired her to be just like her Aunt and work in dentistry!
Jonakii Jones - Extended Duty Dental Assistant
Jonakii is also a Colorado native and grew up in Denver. She furthered her dental career by getting her Extended Duty Dental Assisting Certificate at Diversified Dental School in 2013. She enjoys spending time with her three year-old daughter and two teacup yorkies when away from the office. She is passionate about making every dental visit comfortable and safe so that each child is excited to come see the dentist!