Hygiene Department

To maintain our goal of providing quality dental care, our Licensed Dental Hygienists regularly attend continuing education classes to learn about new dental techniques, guidelines, and technology in oral hygiene. Both of our Registered Dental Hygienists are passionate about their careers and strive to provide a comfortable, quality, and comprehensive experience so our patients leave their appointment feeling confident they received detailed and professional treatment. 

Learn more about our amazing Dental Hygienists below!

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Vanessa Higgins

Registered Dental Hygienist

BS Equine Science from CSU, 2007

AS Dental Hygiene from Community College of Denver, 2011

After working as a dental assistant in college, Vanessa became very interested in the anatomy and science behind dentistry and decided to pursue a career as a dental hygienist. She completed her Bachelor’s from CSU in 2007, and then received her AS in Dental Hygiene from the Community College of Denver in 2011.

Vanessa is a recipient of the American College of Dentists Award, an award given to students who excel in academic achievement and demonstrate outstanding focus on comprehensive dental hygiene therapy.

Vanessa describes herself as a perfectionist in her work and she strives to give each person her very best and treat them like she would want her family to be cared for.  

Outside of her career, Vanessa loves spending time with her family and friends. She loves riding horses with her daughter, reading, running, and playing outside with her two kids.

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Megan Swiger

Registered Dental Hygienist

AS Dental Hygiene from Colorado Northwestern in Rangely, 2009

Megan started working in the dental field as a Licensed Dental Hygienist upon receiving her Degree of Applied Science Dental Hygiene from Colorado Northwestern in Rangely, Colorado in 2009. Her favorite part of her job as a dental hygienist is seeing people restore their dental health. Megan stays updated on the latest information in the dental hygiene field and is eager to help patients.  

Outside of her career, Megan loves to enjoy the outdoors with her family. Her husband and two kids love to ski, mountain bike, backpack, and play disc golf. 

Our Team

We believe our patients deserve only the best, and our staff works hard to deliver a superior experience at every visit. From thoroughly explaining dental treatment plans to breaking down the coverage of dental insurance, our experienced staff makes it a priority to provide our patients with the information they need in a friendly, relaxing, and non-threatening office environment. As a team, we work together to deliver the level of dental care and compassion we would want for our own families.

Learn more about our amazing team below!

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Terri Lee


Certified in Dental Assisting from Moorhead Technical College, 1978

Terri has been working in the dental field since 1978 when she became a registered and certified dental assistant through Moorhead Technical College. She is well versed in dental insurance and greets each patient with cheer. Terri favorite part of her job is building relationships with our patients. She enjoys working with patients by helping them understand their dental coverage, treatment plans, and answering any other dentistry and office questions they might have.

Outside of her career, Terri enjoys reading and spending time with her grandchildren. She is also very active with Northeastern Junior College and attends many community events.

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Mandy Clock

Dental Assistant

AS in Expanded Duties in Dental Assisting from Front Range Community College, 1997

Mandy has been working in the dentistry field since receiving her degree of Expanded Duties in Dental Assisting in 1997. She is certified in both OSHA and Dental Radiology. Mandy sits alongside Dr. Hadley in helping provide patients with quality and detailed dental treatments. As a dental assistant, Mandy enjoys interacting with patients, working side by side with a caring dentist and helping someone improve their smile.

Outside of her career, Mandy loves to read and enjoys spending her time with her husband, two kids, and her Great Dane, Con.

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Vivian Hadley

Office Manager

BA in Elementary Education from The University of Kansas City in Missouri, 1993

Vivian had been working in the dental field since 1994 after helping Dr Hadley start his dental practice in Haxtun, Colorado. She is certified in CPR, OSHA, and Dental Radiology. Since the opening of the practice she has helped the office run smoothly by working in both behind the desk and in the clinic. Vivian loves helping our patients, getting to know them, and hearing about their families.

Outside of her career, Vivian is an active volunteer in the community. She loves to learn about other cultures and enjoys traveling and exploring new places with her friends and family.

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