Our Team

About Our Office

Fountain Team
Fountain Dental Center is located in Fountain, Colorado. Our team of dental experts includes regular and cosmetic dentists, endodontists, orthodontists, periodontists, and oral surgeons.

Dr. Kimball Snyder, DDS

Dr. Kimball SnyderDr. Kimball Snyder graduated from The Ohio State University College of Dentistry. He spent the next 5 years working in Wasilla, Alaska. Before college, he spent two years in the south of France. He has fond memories of the people, the music, and the cheese.

Dr. Snyder enjoys working with children, as well as adults, and has 3 children of his own. He and his wife Bonnie have been married since 2002. As a child, Dr. Snyder received great care from his dentist, and personally experienced the positive impact a dentist can have on a person’s self-esteem. His goal is to help every patient feel comfortable, and confident with their smile.

Dr. Snyder is an outdoorsman, who especially enjoys fishing, and adventure in general. He likes bowling, basketball, and boules (a french game). He is also a man of faith, who cares a great deal for friends and family.

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Dr. Larry Adams, DDS

Dr Larry AdamsDr. Larry Adams grew up in Colorado Springs, close to UCCS and graduated from Wasson High School. After graduating from the University of Nebraska and a short stint in the Army, he and his wife raised their family in Newton, Kansas in the Wichita area. A lot has changed since those days, but the greatness that makes Colorado Springs attract wonderful people has stayed the same.  Dr. Adams is honored to provide the latest in dental care for this community.

“We have an incredible staff to help me create a caring dental environment using the expertise and skill that I have gained over my career.”

-Dr. Larry Adams

Dr. Mark George, DDS, Orthodontist

Dr. Mark GeorgeDr. Mark George grew up in Colorado Springs where he graduated from Rampart High School.  He attended Colorado State University for undergraduate work and later graduated from the University of Nebraska Medical Center, College of Dentistry in Lincoln, NE.  Dr. George then returned to UNMC College of Dentistry for an additional 2½ years of orthodontic specialist training.  He enjoys working as an orthodontist where he is able to bring out the beauty in his patients’ smiles while also improving the function of the teeth.

Dr. George is an avid outdoorsman and enjoys carpentry, producing artwork, and spending time with his wife, Amy, and their three-year-old son and their new twin boys.

He is a member of the American Association of Orthodontists, American Dental Association, Colorado Dental Association, and the Colorado Springs Dental Society.


Front Office

Michelle – Office Manager/Team Leader

MichelleMichelle has been in the Dental field for 18 years. She came to Colorado Springs in 2011 when her husband took a position at Fountain Valley School.  She has one son and two Bernese mountain dogs, Nallah and Samson. She moved to Colorado in 2000 and now calls it home. In her spare time, she enjoys being with her family, doing anything in the sun, working in the yard, scrap booking, and planning trips to the beach.

Jennifer – Front Office

JenniferJennifer comes to Colorado Springs from El Paso, TX. She relocated here in December of 2016.  She has a great husband, 2 big dogs and 3 kids: 2 girls and a boy. She loves cooking and eating Mexican food. She has seven years experience in the dental field and really enjoys working with the patients. She speaks fluent Spanish, so if you ever need a translator, she is always around to help! In her spare time she loves watching movies and shopping.

Lance – PC

LanceLance was born and raised here in Colorado Springs, CO. He has been married since August 2016 and has two cats, Takida and Scion. He graduated from dental assisting school in 2010, and has been in the dental field on and off for the last 7 years. His experience includes work for a large dental insurance carrier. In his spare time, Lance enjoys going to the movies, enjoying the outdoors, cooking, and spending quality time with friends and family.


Assistants

Shannon – EDDA

ShannonShannon was born and raised in Colorado Springs, and she loves to call it her home. She attended PIMA and graduated from Dental Assisting with honors in her class. Shannon is  married to a wonderful man and is blessed to have three sons, whom she cannot talk about enough. In her free time, when she’s not enjoying her job as a smile saver, Shannon enjoys spending time with her family. They love camping, fishing and racing.

“I am very happy to be a part of this amazing team at Fountain Dental Center.”

-Shannon

Shawnta – Dental Assistant

ShawntaShawnta  was born the eldest of four daughters in Baltimore, MD. She has a wonderful family and is married to an active duty United States Army Officer. Shawnta is an alumna of ECPI University and also a proud member of the Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society. While stationed in Anchorage, Alaska she started in the field of dentistry as a dental assistant in the areas of general dentistry and oral & maxillofacial surgery. In 2013, she had the pleasure of teaching dental assisting in Virginia. This opportunity afforded her the chance to use her prior competency of skills as a dental assistant and didactic platform to give back to the dental community, by helping to produce quality dental assistants. During this experience Shawnta discovered her passion of mentoring young adults.

“I am excited to be here at Fountain Dental Center sharing my knowledge, compassion and dedication. I look forward to growing together as a family.”

-Shawnta

Mekia – Dental Assistant

MekiaPrior to moving to Colorado, Mekia lived in El Paso Texas, where her father retired from the Army after serving over 20 years. They then moved to the Security-Widefield area where she attended and graduated from Widefield High School in 2013. Shortly after, she decided to attend Pima Medical Institute.

“I joined the dental field because I want to help give people a smile they are proud of”.

-Mekia

Mekia recently got married in December to her husband Chris who is also in the Army. In her spare time she loves to hang out with her family and her cute dog Coco. She also enjoys singing and volunteers with a youth group once a month.


Hygienists

Pedro – Dental Hygienist

PedroPedro was born in Colorado and has also lived in South Korea and Fort Hood, Texas. He grew up an Army brat and moved around a lot.  Pedro moved back to Fountain in 1988 when his father retired from the Army and has been here since. He graduated from Fountain-Fort Carson High School. He obtained his Associates Degree in Dental Hygiene from Pueblo Community College. Pedro has been a dental hygienist for 15 years and he has been working at Fountain Dental Center for 11 years. He believes it is important to work at an office that shares his views on how important dental care is for the patient. He especially loves working with children. He is very passionate about health, especially oral health.

“As I have worked in this practice, I have gotten to know patients and coworkers, which has been a most rewarding experience. I strive to be part of improving our patients’ health by proper home care and education.”

-Pedro

Tracy – Dental Hygienist

TracyTracy was born and raised in a small town in Northern Arizona. She has lived in Denver for 11 years.  Tracy recently re-located to Fountain and loves it!  She previously worked as a dental assistant for 3 years before earning her degree in Applied Science in Dental Hygiene.  She has been working as a hygienist since 2006.  Tracy enjoys all aspects of dentistry and loves getting to know her patients.  She enjoys building relationships with her patients and takes pride in knowing that her patients are receiving optimal oral health care. One of the most rewarding aspects of her job is seeing improvement in her patients’ oral health.

Tracy has been married to her husband, Chisholm, since June ’07.  They have a beautiful little girl, a handsome baby boy, and two rambunctious boxers.  Tracy enjoys camping, hunting, traveling and spending time with family and friends.

Samantha – Dental Hygienist

SamanthaSamantha grew up in Hanover, Colorado. She has always wanted to be a dental hygienist, as her own hygienist was a big influence in her life. She joined the NAVY shortly after high school and trained as a medical Corpsman. Samantha was accepted into Pensacola State College, FL.; while attending hygiene school she served as Class President as well as President of the Student American Dental Hygiene Association. Although, a very cute kid, Samantha had no idea the boy she would meet in the 6th grade would become her husband! They are still happily married and have two beautiful children. Samantha says her favorite part of the job are her patients. She looks forward to seeing them each visit and catching up on their lives. She believes there is no community better than the Fountain/Security community which makes treating her patients like family an easy task.

Alonna – Dental Hygienist

AlonnaAlonna has been in the dental field since 2011. She was born and raised on Maui, Hawaii and moved to the Springs in 2011 due to her husband, Eli, being in the army. Alonna has a handsome son named Elijah, a beautiful German Shepherd named Kila and an adorable netherland dwarf bunny named Chibi. Alonna enjoys building rapports and relationships with her patients. Her goal is to educate patients with their health and ways to improve them.

Tiffany – Dental Assistant

Tiffany
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Christie – Dental Assistant

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