Meet Couchman's Team
Our caring staff is made up of the highest caliber of people that are here to serve you.
DOLLY (OFFICE MANAGER)
Dolly is our Practice Administrator and storyteller. With over 35 years in the dental field, Dolly has lots of stories to tell and our dental patients love hearing them. Patients have even said they can relate to Dolly, because she treats them as if they were family. She moved to Colorado Springs in 1970. Dolly attended UCCS and married her husband, Lee in 1977. They moved to the Denver area in 2010 and now reside in Palmer Lake. Dolly and Lee have four grown children and two grandchildren. She enjoys family time, the mountains and going on vacations! Dolly loves working with Dr. Couchman and seeing the transformation of a patient's smile makeover.
BROOK (Insurance Coordinator)
Brook is the smiling face you see when you come in to the office. She has been in the dental field for 22 years. Brook started her first six years as a Certified Dental Assistant and from there she transitioned to the front desk, where she is now our insurance "go to girl". She is from Washington State and moved to Colorado in 2003. Brook married Rob, a firefighter/SWAT medic. They have two daughters and two grandchildren whom she enjoys spending time with. She also likes walking her two fur babies; Harley and Allie. In her free time she enjoys being with her family and going to the movies, the shooting range, going to concerts, road trips to explore Colorado's beauty and watching the Broncos play football! Brook enjoys working for Dr. Couchman and feels that his work is superb and he not only cares for his patient's dental needs, but the person as a whole.
Laura is our spunky Brit that has over 15 years of passion working in the dental field as an Expanded Duties Dental Assistant. Originally from England, Laura now calls Colorado her second home and loves exploring the outdoors with her four legged friend, Guinness. Laura is a natural when it comes to patient care and thrives on building relationships with her patients which allows them to gain complete trust in the treatment we offer. Laura's Bachelors Degree in Food Science and Nutrition benefits our patients with the approach to treat the overall health and wellbeing in our office. As a qualified fitness instructor, Laura is a very energetic and an encouraging member of the Couchman team. She loves photography and is very creative, her eye for detail and perfection shows in her cosmetic dentistry work, which is one of her favorite fields in dentistry. Laura prides herself working along side Dr. Couchman and has become part of the family.
Shirl is a Colorado Native, she was born and raised in Denver and is new to the Colorado Springs area. She is absolutely loving it here in the Springs. Shirl has over 25 years in Dentistry as an Expanded Duties Dental Assistant. She received all of her certifications at Colorado University School of Dentistry. She is always motivated to learn so she can keep growing in the field of Dentistry and give her patients the best possible care. Shirl has two adult daughters and one son, a dog named Mr. Mac. She enjoys the outdoors, exploring new areas locally and spending as much quality time as possible with her family. Shirl is excited to join Dr. Couchman's team because the atmosphere is welcoming.
Julie is a Registered Dental Hygienist and has been working with Dr. Couchman since 2004 helping people achieve their dreams of having a beautiful and healthy smile. In the 12 years that Julie has been working here she has never left her smile at home. She is always in a positive mood. Julie was born and raised in Alaska. Her Dad was a bush pilot so her family had many adventures in the wilds of The Last Frontier. When she was 24 she was offered an athletic scholarship to train at the National Judo Institute in Colorado Springs. A few years later she married Gerry, a Colorado native, and have three beautiful children; Alicia, Ryan and Lauren. Julie's love of dentistry fuels her desire to help people understand why complete oral care is beneficial to their overall health. Julie's smile, gentle touch and understanding of your dental concerns will make you feel cared for in this dental office committed to serving you. When Julie isn't working you can find her with her family and friends exploring Colorado, reading books, watching movies and going to football games.
We smile when you have a healthy, happy smile. As a leading dentist in Colorado Springs, CO, since 1976, Dr. Couchman and his personable staff look forward to meeting you and improving your smile. Thank you for allowing us to serve you.
Your results of a happy healthy smile MAKE US SMILE! Thank you for allowing us to serve you!
Dolly, Julie, Laura, Brook and Shirl
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