MEET OUR TEAM
Cathy Carnes, DMD
Dr. Cathy Carnes has lived in Colorado for the past 19 years, but she was born and raised in Madisonville, Kentucky. She attended the University of Kentucky for undergraduate school and then graduated from the University of Louisville Dental School in 1987. Following dental school, Dr. Carnes completed the University of Louisville Orthodontic Residency program in 1989.
Dr. Carnes is married to Dr. Perri Carnes, an endodontist, and they have three grown children: Hannah (26), Olivia (25), and Samuel (23). They also have two 4-legged children, Charlie and Scarlett. Dr. Carnes enjoys spending time working with the Colorado Vizsla Rescue group. She also enjoys reading, traveling, and riding her tandem road bike with her husband.
She is a member of the American Association of Orthodontics and the Colorado Association of Orthodontics, and she is thrilled to be a part of our practice.
Marcie Flack, DDS
Dr. Marcie Flack was born and raised in Ohio. She completed her undergraduate degree at The Ohio State University in 2002. In 2006, she graduated from The Ohio State University College of Dentistry. She received her specialty training in pediatric dentistry from Case Western Reserve at Rainbow Babies and Children’s Hospital in Cleveland, OH in 2009. Dr. Flack and her family then moved to Colorado, where she practiced until moving to Albuquerque in 2013. After three years of practice ownership in New Mexico, Dr. Flack and her family decided to make the move back to Colorado, to be closer to family and friends.
Dr. Flack is a board certified pediatric dentist. She has worked in private practice, safety net, not-for-profit, and hospital settings over the past 11 years. She and her husband, David, have four children ranging in age from 14 years to 6 years. Dr. Flack is an avid runner, and she and her family enjoy numerous sports and just about anything outdoors. The family is happy to come back to the beautiful state of Colorado and once again, call it home.
Robin Yamaguma, DMD
Dr. Robin received her undergraduate degree in biology from the The University of Hawai’i on Oahu and her Doctor of Dental Medicine degree from Boston University. After graduating from Boston University in 2010, she worked on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation in South Dakota as a general dentist for two-and-a-half years.
While she treated patients of all ages, she found her niche in working with children. Dr. Robin returned to school and completed her pediatric dental residency at the NYU Langone’s Hawai’i site in 2015. She became a Diplomate of the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry.
While living in South Dakota, Dr. Robin visited Colorado and fell in love with all the outdoor activities our beautiful state has to offer. In 2015 she decided to call Colorado her home. She is an avid runner and can be found most weekends on the trails with her son Wyatt and dog Dumpy.
Dr. Robin is a member of the Metro Denver Dental Society, Colorado Dental Association, Colorado Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, and the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry.
Melanie has been in the dental field since 2005 and you may see her working in the clinic one minute and at the front desk the next. The dental field is her passion. She will always go above & beyond for you and your family! In her free time she enjoys exploring holistic approaches to health and wellness.
Lauren has been in the dental field since 2015 and enjoys using problem solving skills to breakdown insurance financials to help parents better understand their dental coverage. She enjoys spending free time with her two cats, Vanity and Vintage, as wells as binge watching her favorite Netflix and Hulu shows. She travels as much as possible and can be spotted at the airport on most weekends. When she is in town, she is experiencing everything Colorado has to offer.
Daniel has been in the dental field since 2015 and enjoys using his customer service skills to help parents utilize payment options that work best with their financial situations. He enjoys spending time with his family and taking advantage of all the finer foods that Colorado has to offer. Be sure to ask him “What’s for lunch?!”
Isabel has been in the dental field since 2018.She has a creative and artistic soul that connects her to everyone she meets. Her favorite part of her job is creating our patient contests and prize giveaways. In her free time she enjoys trying new foods, going on adventures with family and friends, and taking pictures of beautiful Colorado.
Lindsay has been in the dental field since 2009 and likes interacting with the kids and giving them a great experience at our office. She enjoys going to concerts with her fiancée and playing with all 5 of her dogs.
Kellie has been in the dental field for 34 years and loves working with the kids we see in our office. She especially loves seeing past patients come in with their kids! She enjoys hiking, fishing, camping, crafting, BBQ’s with her family, and hanging with her dog, Vallie.
Noelle's been assisting in creating amazing smiles since 2003. She loves the changes in confidence she gets to see throughout treatment. She's been in Colorado since 2000 but she's a Texas girl at heart. She's a mom of two great kids and two adorable Italian Greyhounds. She loves to hike 14ers, ski at Copper and travel.
Andrea's been in the dental field for over 20 years. She enjoys interacting with kids and seeing their excitement when their braces come off! She enjoys snowboarding, hiking, baking, traveling, crafts and most of all spending time with her husband and son.
Angie has been an orthodontic assistant since 2004. She loves helping create beautiful smiles. In her free time she enjoys picnics and walking around the lake with her family.