Sloss & Carpenter Orthodontics Team

The treatment and support team at Sloss & Carpenter Orthodontics look forward to meeting you and being a part of your treatment journey. With decades of combined experience to draw from, you’ll discover right away that we take a personal pride in providing each patient with a comfortable environment and are here to answer your questions.

Patty – Office Director & Treatment Coordinator
Patty’s background in interpersonal communication and business make her a valuable member of our team. She is passionate about people and loves working with both adults and children. Her smiling face, charismatic personality, and approachability allow her to connect well with all our patients. Patty also has a special connection to our veterans. Patty’s youngest of three boys is a 2021 graduate of the United States Military Academy at West Point. Patty grew up in Tokyo, Japan as the daughter of a Naval Aviator, and as a young adult, Patty spent 8 years in the Naval Reserves.

Teresa – Lead Orthodontic Assistant
Teresa is a certified orthodontic assistant and has been working in the dental field since 1980, starting in pediatrics, then working in orthodontics since 1984. Teresa and her husband, a retired fire fighter, together have 5 kids and 4 grandkids.  They love spending time with family, traveling, and attending sporting events. Enjoy her genuine warmth and humor as you make regular visits to our office.

Olivia – Orthodontic Assistant
Olivia came to us by way of Florida after graduating as Valedictorian from the Greater Orlando Dental Assisting School. Prior to working as a dental assistant, she earned her B.A. in Public Administration from Auburn University. She loves family, enjoys working out, and is an avid hiker. Olivia’s easy going, fun-loving personality will make your appointments something to look forward to.

Heather - Orthodontic AssistantHeather – Orthodontic Assistant
Heather is a Colorado native who recently relocated here from Colorado Springs. She has been working in the orthodontic field for over seven years. She received a B.S. in Health Education and Promotion from UNC Greeley. Heather loves getting to know our patients and their families, and truly enjoys seeing each patient’s smile transformation. Her greatest pride and joy are her two adult children. Her free time is full of running, hiking , paddle boarding, going to the gym and spending time with her boyfriend, family and friends.

Karo – Orthodontic Assistant
Karo was previously trained as a dentist in Venezuela, but has worked in the field of orthodontics for 3 years. She loves working with patients and making beautiful smiles. Karo has a passion for music and is an accomplished piano and cello player.

CiennaCienna – Orthodontic Assistant
Cienna is from Colorado and is excited about developing her knowledge in the field of orthodontics. Her previous dental school training has helped her settle in quickly and her clinical skills make her a valuable addition to our office.  You can always expect a warm welcoming smile from Cienna.

BarbaraBarbara – Administrative Assistant
Barbara is from Florida and brings a wealth of orthodontic experience. Barbara has almost 4 years of experience as an Orthodontic Assistant. Her focus now is on front office administration including insurance and financials. Barbara is newly married and loves spending time with her husband, two dogs, and getting outside to explore Colorado whenever possible, whether it’s finding new hiking trails or restaurants.

Aliya – Front Office CoordinatorAliya – Front Office Coordinator
Aliya has lived in Pakistan, Massachusetts, and Hawaii and is excited to now be settled in Denver with family. She has a BA in French Language and Literatures and is also a licensed massage therapist! Her focus at Sloss & Carpenter Orthodontics will be coordinating the front desk experience for patients and scheduling appointments to achieve happy smiles. In her downtime, Aliya enjoys dancing salsa and bachata, attending live music and theater, and reading.