Dr Kimberly Suter
Dr. Suter was born and raised in Sterling and always knew that she wanted to make Sterling home for her family one day. After graduating from Sterling High School in 1984, she did her undergraduate studies at NJC and UNC in Greeley, followed by dental school at the University of Colorado School of Dentistry in Denver. While in dental school, Kimm married her high school sweetheart, Darren, and after receiving her Doctorate of Dental Surgery in 1991, the two moved back to their hometown to start a family. Darren was, and still is a currier for FedEx and Kimm was an associate of a local dentist for three years. Their first son, Jordan was born in 1993, she started her own practice in 1994 and their second son Jacob was born in 1995.
Dr Suter’s first love has always been orthodontics. Although she attends continuing education in all fields of dentistry, most of her additional training has been in orthodontics. She began her training in 1995 with the American Orthodontic Society, as well as other orthodontic components, and received a Diplomate Certificate, the highest level obtainable by a general dentist, with the AOS in 2009. Dr. Suter now sit on the board for the American Orthodontic Society.
When Dr. Suter isn’t working at the office, she spends much of her time doing home improvements with her husband. Both boys are grown an live in St. Louis and Denver, so many weekends are spent traveling to visit them. Summer months bring the most enjoyment where they spend much of their time at their lake house in Nebraska, kayaking, wakeboarding, water skiing and enjoying friends and family.
“My love for teeth began as a young girl, when I proclaimed in the third grade that I was going to be a dentist when I grew up. That love has turned into a passion. I truly believe in our motto – You’re never fully dressed until you are wearing a smile.”
Dr. Jared Lenox
Dr. Jared Lenox was born in Sterling, CO and grew up attending school in Sterling until he graduated from Sterling High School in 2006. After finishing his undergraduate studies in Biomedical Sciences, Dr. Lenox went to the University of Colorado School of Dental Medicine and graduated in 2015. Dr. Lenox met his wife, Rochelle, during dental school and got married to her the summer after graduating from dental school. Upon graduating, Dr. Lenox was able gain valuable experience working with Dr. Suter in Sterling, while also providing dental care to underserved residents at a public health clinic in Fort Collins. Eventually, Dr. Lenox’s schedule changed where he was needed full time in Fort Collins. He made the difficult decision to leave his part time position with Dr. Suter, but hoped to one day return. After working in Fort Collins for 4 years, Dr. Lenox returned to Sterling to work with Dr. Suter on Mondays and Tuesdays. Dr. Lenox continues to work at a practice in Fort Collins as well. Outside of dentistry, Dr. Lenox enjoys spending time with his wife and 2 year old daughter Elaina. They are expecting their second daughter in February and Dr. Lenox can’t wait to meet this new addition to their family. In his spare time, Dr. Lenox enjoys doing home projects, hiking, road biking, and cooking. Dr. Lenox is excited to be back in Sterling and enjoys being part of a dedicated, positive, and relaxing dental team.
“I love educating my patients and teaching them how to attain optimal oral health. I like to empower my patients to make educated decisions with their dental treatment and involve them with the treatment plan every step of the way.”
Kelsey is a native of the Sterling area. She attended Concord Career College for dental assisting right out of high school. Kelsey has been working with Dr. Suter since 2008 as a chair side dental assistant, she later received training as an Expanded Functions Dental Assistant from CU School of Dentistry in Denver. Kelsey enjoys playing volleyball, golfing, and spending time with her family.
“It makes me feel good to know I’m making a difference in patient’s lives.”
Jenifer was born and raised in the Crook area, graduated from NJC and furthered her dental education at CU School of Dentistry in Denver. She married Kevin in 2012 and they enjoy traveling, camping and spending time with their nieces & nephews. Jen has been with Dr. Suter since 1994.
“I pride myself in being a part of a great dental team, while providing the best possible care to our patients in a friendly, clean and modern office”.
Jessica was born and raised in Sterling and graduated from Sterling High School. Her and her husband Brandon have a son named Trey. They enjoy camping, riding motorcycles, and spending family time together. Their son keeps them busy with all of his activities which they are enjoying as he is becoming more involved. Jessica has been with Dr. Suter’s office since 2014 and feels blessed to be with such a fantastic office.
“I’m extremely excited to be working in the dental field. Knowing that I am able to help patients with good oral health is very rewarding.”
Kerissa was born and raised in Sterling and attended NJC after high school, graduating with a degree in associate of applied science. After coming to work for Dr. Suter she received her Expanded Functions Dental Assistant certification from CU School of Dentistry in Denver. She has been with Dr. Suter since 2000. Kerissa and her husband Cody have two children Dustin and Lexi. They enjoy spending time with their family.
“I have learned so much in my dental career and it’s been gratifying knowing we make a difference in our patient’s health one smile at a time.”
Dani was raised in Meeker Colorado. After graduating from high school, Dani Attended Colorado Northwestern Community College in Rangely, where she graduated with her Associates in Dental Hygiene. She has been with Dr. Suter since 1996. In 1994 she married Brett and they have a son Zane. They enjoy camping, hunting and spending time at the lake with family and friends. Dani loves her career and girls she works with very much since her family is so far away.
“Dentistry is extremely fulfilling to be able to help patients with their fears and maintain optimum oral health for my patients”.
Shawn was raised in St. Francis, KS. He attended Colby Community College in Kansas, graduating from the dental hygiene program in 2014. He enjoys working with people and aiding them in achieving success with their oral health. Shawn enjoys living in the small town of Sterling, the patients he gets to see, and the great team he gets the pleasure of working with. Shawn has been with Dr. Suter since 2015.
“It is very rewarding to see the improvement that can be accomplished with hard work and dedication.”
Terri was blessed with a large local family. Born and raised in the Iliff area. Graduated from Caliche High School. She has been a dental assistant for 13 years and has been with Dr. Suter’s team since 2018. Terri and her husband Dave have four children and enjoy spending time with them and their six grandchildren. Terri is a people person and enjoys helping others.