Meet the Team

We recognize that all of our patients are unique and deserve to receive dental care that reflects their individual needs. Our experienced and talented dental team is committed to working with you and your family to create a comfortable, stress-free, and rewarding dental experience every time you visit our practice.
We are pleased to welcome you and your family, and we look forward to working with you. Baer Dental is extremely proud of the team we have, and we'd love for you to get to know a little more about each of them.

Clarissa

Dental Assistant
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Duties: I assist Dr. Baer with treatment; do Invisalign scans and Invisalign appointments; make impressions for appliances; I help patients with our In Office Whitening and help answer any questions that you might have!

Family Members: My Husband Adam and I have an amazing little boy named Eddie!

Leisure Activities: I enjoy being outdoors and enjoying everything Colorado has to offer! I love fishing!! however I do miss fishing back home in Iowa.. on a boat.. bobber floating, and laying back relaxing!! The 3 of us love to go camping, hiking, and just being outside! I also enjoy doing artsy-crafty things, cooking, and spending time with our family and friends!!

Bet You Didn’t Know: I grew up on the typical “small town Iowa farm” ..helping do chores, feeding the cattle, and driving tractors! ohh, and I am also EXTREMELY afraid of spiders!! just ask Dr. Baer! ..he likes to hide plastic ones around the office to scare me!

How do you interact with patients?: I love being able to see new and familiar faces each day! I enjoy getting to chat with everyone, and getting to know them more and more with each visit.

What is your favorite part of your job?: My favorite part of my job is watching the transformation with Invisalign treatment! I love seeing everyone come in for their visits and seeing how pleased they are with their progress. It’s pretty amazing seeing it from start to finish. I also enjoy being able to assist Dr. Baer in helping our patients love their smiles. Whether it’s getting a simple cavity filled, or having cosmetic work done, I love helping make our patients happy!

Why do you love working with your doctors?: I love working with Dr. Baer because he truly cares about each patient. He takes the time to understand each and every patient’s wants and needs. He also has a passion for continuing his education, and is always staying up to date on the latest improvements in dentistry!

Tell prospective patients something UPBEAT and FUN about your office: Everyone in our office is amazing to work with! We all love making your dental visits enjoyable and fun (yes- going to the dentist can be fun!) So, come see all of our smiling faces!!

Holly

Registered Dental Hygienist
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Duties: I provide preventative care for patients- removing deposits, plaque, and stain from their teeth. I also take x-rays, prepare my room for each patient, anesthetize patients when needed, educate patients on proper dental health and techniques to improve their oral hygiene. I work with Dr. Baer to create a treatment plan that best suits each patient’s needs, and continue to learn and further educate myself in my career.

Family Members: My husband Taylor and our two pugs, Dexter and Oliver

Pets: Two feisty pugs, Dexter and Oliver

Leisure Activities: We enjoy weekend trips experiencing new places around Colorado, snowboarding in the winters, and taking our furry children to run around the park. I’m a new Aunt, so I love being able to spend time with my sweet little niece when I can.

How do you interact with patients?: I feel that it’s extremely important to make our patients feel comfortable and welcome in our office since so many people have fears about going to the dentist.

What is your favorite part of your job?: I love getting to know our patients and addressing any concerns they may have. Educating every patient and personalizing a home care routine that best suits them is exciting.

Why do you love working with your doctors?: Dr. Baer takes the time to get to know each patient. He truly cares about the patient’s concerns and the best treatment for them. He has a drive to stay educated in his profession and to find new and improved ways to care for his patients.

Tell prospective patients something UPBEAT and FUN about your office: We all take our jobs and the patient’s well-being very seriously, but we also know how to relax and enjoy visiting with our patients.

Mindi

Registered Dental Hygientist
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Duties: As a hygienist, I provide my patients with compassionate oral hygiene care. I will not only meticulously clean your teeth, but monitor the health of your teeth and gums and educate you on the best way to care for your smile!

Family Members: I am married to the most wonderful man, Paul and we have a spunky little boy named Charlie who is the light of our lives! We also have our four-legged “kids” Koda, Mosley and Scrambles.

Leisure Activities: My family and I enjoy all things outside! Camping and hiking in the summers and skiing in the winters. We love to stay active.

Bet You Didn’t Know: I am a MN State Champion in Badminton.

How do you interact with patients?: I pride myself if taking the time to listen and being sure to answer any and all of your questions. I try to develop a personal relationship with my patients in order to provide the best possible care.

What is your favorite part of your job?: My favorite part of being a dental hygienist is the amazing people I have the pleasure of interacting with everyday! I love chatting with my patients and hearing their lives, sharing pictures of our children/pets and hearing about their travels.

Why do you love working with your doctor?: My favorite thing about working with Dr. Baer is that I learn something new every day. He is always continuing his education and is a great role model and mentor. His chair side manner is something I strive to achieve and his ability of explaining treatment options is flawless. Dr. Baer uses the most up-to-date technology so we can provide our patients with the best possible care. He takes care of his patients and his staff and I am very grateful to work alongside someone so talented, caring and intelligent.

Tell prospective patients something UPBEAT and FUN about your office: We are like extended family and have so much fun together. We all can quote the tv show FRIENDS, and we all love coffee! 😉

Laura

Smile Specialist
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Duties: I help patients with understanding and scheduling treatment Dr. Baer has recommended. I also provide patients with an understanding of their financial options.

Family Members: I have been married for 15 years and have two wonderful little boys. We also have two four legged children as well! A beautiful chocolate lab and a grouchy old pug!

Leisure Activities: Our family loves to be outside! I enjoy running and reading and spending time with my family.

Bet You Didn’t Know: I have a sweet tooth, particularly for chocolate!

How do you interact with patients?: I take the time to make sure each patient had a great visit. I want to make sure all questions are answered and their dental needs are taken care of.

What is your favorite part of your job?: I love getting to know our wonderful patients.

Why do you love working with your doctor?: You will not find a more knowledgeable and genuinely caring doctor. He takes his time with patients, you will never feel rushed. Dr. Baer spends numerous hours making sure he is up to date in his field. He will not recommend any treatment unless it is necessary. He truly cares about his craft and mostly his patients. He also has a great sense of humor and is a pleasure to work for!

Tell prospective patients something UPBEAT and FUN about your office: We all work very well together and enjoy being at work. We like to laugh and have fun with our patients. Being at the dentist can be fun!!

Tonya

Smile Specialist
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Duties: I help patients understand their dental treatment needs and explain financing options for patients.

Family Members: I am married to my wonderful husband Ryan and have two beautiful girls.

Leisure Activities: I love to travel, cook and spend time with friends and family.

Bet you didn’t know: I have a BS in Health Care Administration and Nutrition

How do you interact with patients?: I enjoy getting to know our patients and hearing about their kids, vacations, jobs, pets, etc. I look forward to catching up with them at each appointment!

What is your favorite part of your job?: The patients are my favorite part of my job!

Why do you love working with your doctor?: He is dedicated to his patients and takes the time to get to know them and discuss their dental needs. He does not recommend treatment that is not needed. He strives to continue his education and knowledge of dentistry. He works harder than anyone I know to ensure his family, staff and patients are taken care of.

Tell prospective patients something UPBEAT and FUN about your office: We all love Coffee!