Our Staff

Dr. Renee Shepherd
General Dentist

Dr. Renee Shepherd attended New Mexico State University and received her Bachelor of Medical Science in 1993.She then completed her Doctorate of Dental Surgery from the University of Colorado School of Dentistry (1996). Dr. Shepherd also gained extensive post graduate training at the Sands House General Practice Residency program in Denver.During this time, she was able to treat complex dental cases which included treatment on medically compromised patients in a hospital setting.


Office Staff

Dental Assistant

Katie received her Dental assisting training at Concorde Career College in 2005. She has been a part of Longmont Dental & Orthodontics for the past 10 years. Katie strives for excellence and is kind and caring with each patient she comes in contact with. She enjoys getting to know patients and making them feel welcome and comfortable. She has a true passion for oral care and continues to thoroughly appreciate assisting in all aspects of dentistry.Katie is a Colorado native, she lives in Thornton with her husband Aaron and their two daughters, Emma and Ryenne.

Business Administrator

Kristin was born in Atlanta, GA, but has lived in Colorado since 1987.She completed her dental assistant training from The Dental Assistant Training Academy here in Longmont, and joined the practice shortly after in July of 2002.Kristin handles the scheduling, insurance, treatment planning, and financial areas of your dental care.She enjoys spending time with her daughter Jillian when she is not in the office.In addition, she enjoys reading, hiking, scrapbooking, and traveling.


Shara is our Licensed Dental Hygienist.She is originally from Southern California and brings with her a gentle touch and 15 years’ experience in the dental field.She was originally trained as a dental assistant but furthered her education in dental hygiene. She is compassionate and detail oriented.She has tremendous skill in her career.Shara is licensed in local anesthesia, as well as nitrous oxide.In her free time, she enjoys camping, hiking, and spending time with her husband and children.