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 two young children.
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.
Bridget is thrilled to join the Ponderosa Dental team as a Registered Dental Hygienist with endorsements in local anesthesia. She grew up in Florence, Montana and received her degree from Montana State University – Great Falls. She is excited to join the innovative team at Ponderosa Dental and looks forward to sharing her knowledge with patients. When not in the dental office, she enjoys spending time with her husband and four kids. They like adventuring outside whether it’s camping, skiing, biking, hiking or floating the river.
Karmella (also known as “Karl”) began her career in dental over nine years ago and quickly realized she had a passion for assisting. Around the office, she is known for her spunky personality, strong work ethic, and excellent problem-solving skills. When she’s not working, she enjoys spending time with her boyfriend, going camping with friends, crafting, and trying different breweries in town.
Aarika grew up in Kalispell and was practically raised in a dental office; her mom is an assistant as well! She has been with our office for over two years and is known for her sweet, caring personality and a strong dedication to her patients. When out of the office, she loves to go fishing, hunting, and spend time with friends and family.
Eryn is a born and raised Missoulian with over twelve years of customer service experience and a passion for working with people. When she isn’t in the office she enjoys spending time hiking, hunting, baking, and playing at the lake with her husband and three young children.
A native Oregonian, Angie has lived in Missoula for 7 years. She enjoys fishing, camping, cooking, reading, hanging out with family & friends, and many sports. She is a huge Seattle Seahawk fan. Angie has worked in the dental industry for 5 years and enjoys helping patients achieve their dental goals.
Kirsten is a Registered Dental Hygienist with endorsements in local anesthesia. She was born and raised in Missoula and received her bachelor degree from Eastern Washington University and her master’s degree from University of Alabama. Kirsten is excited to return to Missoula and join the team at Ponderosa after her husband’s military career. Outside of the office, Kirsten enjoys reading, traveling, camping, and Griz football.