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CASSIDY R

CASSIDY R

Registered Dental Hygienist, BSDH
Cassidy has been a dental hygienist with Fort Union Family Dental since November 2019, and she loves the family environment in the office. She has been working in the dental field since 2014 and loves the relationships she builds with patients and their families. She attended Brigham Young University – Idaho and then transferred to the Utah College of Dental Hygiene where she completed her Bachelor of Dental Hygiene degree in 2018.

Having grown up in Oregon, Cassidy loves the outdoors and spends most of her free time hiking, camping, running, and traveling. She loves southern Utah and exploring national parks throughout the country. If she’s not outdoors enjoying nature, she’s spending time with family, friends, and loved ones.

CASSIDY E

CASSIDY E

Registered Dental Hygienist, BSDH
Cassidy was born and raised in Pocatello Idaho and moved to Utah in 2018 for school where she attended Utah Valley University. She then transferred to The Utah College of Dental Hygiene in 2020 to gain her Bachelor’s of Science degree in Dental Hygiene. She has been practicing hygiene since 2022 and has been working in the dental field since 2018.

Her favorite thing about being a dental hygienist is educating patients on the importance and reasoning of having a healthy mouth and body.

In her free time she enjoys spending time with friends and family camping, biking and hiking in the summer and skiing in the winter.

SOFIE

SOFIE

Registered Dental Hygienist, BSDH
Sofie was born here in Salt Lake but did a lot of her growing up years in Pennsylvania. She came out to Utah State University for college and then back to Harrisburg, Pennsylvania where she attended dental hygiene school at the Harrisburg Area Community College. She graduated her dental hygiene program in June of 2022 and then worked in Pennsylvania until August of 2023 at the office that she had been dental assisting at. She got her first taste of the dental field being a dental assistant from 2018 until she was graduated from her dental hygiene program.

Her favorite part of being a dental hygienist has honestly been making a positive impact on the community and getting to build such great relationships with her patients. It always makes her feel good when she meets someone who is a little anxious about visiting the dentist and then make it a wonderful experience for them.

In her free time, Sofie, likes to read and shop. She is also a big Phillies fan so she loves to watch them play. She just moved back to Utah in August 2023 and she is looking forward to spending more time in the mountains.

KELLI

KELLI

Registered Dental Hygienist, BSDH
Kelli grew up in Clarkston, Washington. She graduated from The Utah College of Dental Hygiene in 2019 and has loved practicing since. Her favorite part of what she does is creating relationships with patients and helping them to have a healthy smile that they are proud of. When Kelli is not working she loves to spend her time reading and playing pickleball.

AMY

AMY

Lead Dental Assistant
Amy was born in Provo, Utah. She went to the American Institute of Medical and Dental Tech. Amy moved out to Taylorsville, Utah where she met her husband. They have been married for 25 years. They have two children and two grandchildren. She loves being in the dental field because she gets to help take care of and get to know our patients. When Amy is not working, she enjoys spending time with her family and making hand-stamped jewelry.

SHELBY

SHELBY

Dental Assistant
Shelby grew up here in Sandy. She went to Jordan High School and then Salt Lake Community College. Shelby has been a dental assistant for seven years, starting with Dr. Bowen and continuing into Fort Union Family Dental in November 2019 when we joined our practices. Her favorite thing about being an assistant is helping patients get a mouth full of functioning teeth in addition to a confident smile. When she is not at work, you can find her reading, cooking, watching TV and movies, hiking, going to the gym, and playing games with friends. She likes to travel and has been to Germany. Shelby is a clean freak and has had a passion for dentistry since elementary school.

JACKIE

JACKIE

Dental Assistant
Jackie was born in Mexico and grew up in Utah. She has been a dental assistant since December 2019. She started in September of 2020 at Fort Union Family Dental. Her favorite part of being a dental assistant is being able to meet new people and help them get out of pain. She loves it also because she gets to learn new things about the mouth that she didn’t know before. Every time she comes to work, she learns something new. Outside of work, she loves watching her nieces and nephews and having family over on the weekends.

CAITLIN

CAITLIN

Dental Assistant
Caitlin grew up in Lehi, Utah. She went to school at Assist To Succeed and graduated August 2021, and started assisting right away. She joined Fort Union Family Dental in June 2022. Her favorite part is that every day is different and hands on. She loves being able to help people every day. In Caitlin's free time she loves to be outdoors and active. She is constantly trying new sports and activities.

Ashley

Ashley

Dental Assistant
Ashley grew up in Holladay, Utah. She loves her coworkers, everyone is amazing and works as a team. Not to mention that our patients are awesome too. We started training her to be an assistant in October 2023, and she has picked up so fast and we are so happy to have her bright and happy personality at our office! In her free time she is outside.. the sport she is currently doing just depends on the season. She loves that Utah offers such a range of outdoor activities. She also loves reading and spending time with her 3 dogs and cat.

HEIDI

HEIDI

Office Manager
This is our fabulous office manager, Heidi! Heidi was born in Utah and raised in Idaho. She moved to Maine after getting married and lived there for 25 years. They raised their four daughters there. Heidi has been an office manager for 6 years and has worked with our office since May 2020. She loves helping patients feel comfortable coming to the dentist. She has had a dental phobia in the past and knows that it is common but loves to help people overcome that fear. Her goal is to make every patient feel like part of our dental family. Heidi loves to craft - sewing, vinyl, paper crafts, anything really. Most of her spare time is divided between spending time with her grandchildren and family and making peppered jam.

PATTI

PATTI

Front Office
Patti has lived in Salt Lake Valley for 36 years. She has been married for 37 years, has 2 daughters, and she loves to spend time with her grandchildren. Patti has been in the dental field for 42 years. For 35 of those years, she has been working alongside Dr. Bowen. She started out assisting him and now works in the front office. She joined Fort Union Family Dental when our practices joined in November 2019. In her free time, Patti enjoys scrapbooking and going on tropical vacations.

Brinda

Brinda

Front Office
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LEE-ANN

LEE-ANN

Operations Manager
Lee-Ann was born and raised in Fiji. She lived and grew up in New Zealand and Fiji before moving to Los Angeles in 2007. She has lived in Utah since 2010 and started in the dentistry field working for Dr. Todd Larsen in 2011. Her experience in administration, billing, and accounting has helped her in the management aspect of the dentalfield. She enjoys travel, food, technology, drawing, painting, and sewing. For someone who was brand new to the dental field, she has developed a passion for dentistry and helping patients receive the care they need.

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