Meet the Team

Kelly has brightened many smiles since starting at Ponderosa Dental in 2011 as a Registered Dental Hygienist with endorsements in local anesthesia. She was raised in Missoula and received her degree from Montana State University – Great Falls. At Ponderosa she feels privileged to work with an excellent group of team members who set the gold standard in patient care. When she is outside the office, Kelly enjoys ice fishing, golfing, cooking and watching football. Kelly and her husband Taylor currently enjoy raising their young daughter and newborn son.


Donica is excited to be a team member at Ponderosa Dental as a Registered Dental Hygienist with endorsements in local anesthesia. She was raised in small town Roy, Montana. She received her Bachelor of Dental Hygiene from the University of Wyoming. She is driven and eager to continue her career here at Ponderosa Dental. When she is not working, she enjoys spending time with her family and friends doing anything active.


Aarika grew up in Kalispell. She is new to our office, but not new to dental. When she is not in the office she enjoys spending time with family and friends and loves hunting, fishing and anything outdoors.


Karmella began her career in dental over 7 years ago and quickly realized she had a passion for assisting. More affectionately known as “Karl” around the office, she enjoys photography and spending time with friends and family.


Cody has over 12 years of experience in dental field helping to create beautiful smiles. Outside of the office, she enjoys all that Montana has to offer and spending time with friends and family.