'Gentle Dentistry' is a manner of care that recognizes a patient's dental experience is paramount.
You'll find that our doctors are particularly sensitive to your comfort and demonstrate genuine compassion, providing care that's gentle and respectful of your
overall health and well being.
Tamara Gibbs, DDS
As early as Jr. High School, Tamara Gibbs knew dentistry was her career of choice. She began as a dental assistant for her family dentist at the end of High School in Calhan, CO. Later, she earned her Dental Hygiene degree at CNCC in Rangely, CO in 1982. After completing her undergraduate studies at CU Boulder, Tamara attended CU’s School of Dentistry in Denver, graduating with her D.D.S. in 1987. This happily married multi-generation Colorado native enjoys gardening, scrapbooking, and skiing. She is a proud mom to her son and daughter who both attend CSU, and enjoys taking care of their two dogs, horse, parakeet, and the many fish that inhabit a rather large saltwater aquarium.
Teri Schaeffer, DDS
Since graduating from the University Of Kentucky College Of Dentistry in 1982, Dr. Teri Schaeffer has practiced dentistry in the Thornton and Westminster areas. Teri has been married for 34 years. Their daughter teaches special needs children in Longmont. She blessed them with three grandchildren. Dr. Teri enjoys swimming, biking, and walking her dog. She and her husband are avid travelers.
Dr. Gibbs and Dr. Schaeffer are both members of the American Dental Association,
Colorado Dental Association and the Metropolitan Denver Dental Society.