Fleischmann Family Dentistry

Meet the Team at Fleischmann Family Dentistry

Voted BEST DENTAL OFFICE by the Broomfielder in 2020, our team is eager to answer any questions regarding your dental care. Please feel free to share with us your needs and concerns. Excellence in dentistry begins with a careful co-diagnosis and treatment plan to establish the goals we will achieve together. Communication and long-term relationships are important to us. Let us know what is on your mind and ask questions. We will help you realize an investment in yourself pays dividends for a lifetime.

We are caring, skilled professionals, dedicated to simplifying what is often a very complicated and confusing area of health care. We want all our patients to be informed and knowledgeable about their dental health care from treatment plans and services to insurance coverage. Our exceptional, experienced, and friendly staff is truly our greatest asset.

Our team is comprised of seasoned professionals who all pride themselves on providing the very best in the industry. They are excited about what they are doing and are committed to delivering high quality, comfortable dentistry to our valued family of patients!

Dr. Dave Fleischmann, DDS

Dr. Dave received a BS in Biology from the University of Illinois in 1990 and then returned to his home state of Nebraska where he attended the University of Nebraska Medical Center.  There, he received an MS in oral biology in 1993 and his DDS degree in 1996, graduating cum laude.  Upon graduation, Dr. Fleischmann moved to Colorado and has been practicing in the Broomfield area for the past 22 years.  During this time, he has continued to further his education and passion for dentistry by attending numerous lectures and hands-on seminars.  Dr. Dave is an active member of the American Dental Association (ADA), Colorado Dental Association (CDA), Denver Dental Study Club and OKU National Dental Honor Society. 

Dr. Dave is a 5280 TOP DENTIST (2021). In his spare time, Dave enjoys golfing, fly fishing, skiing and football.  He and Brooke live in Thornton with their two wonderful children, Garrett (16) and Laurel (13).


Dr. Elizabeth Minard, DDS, FAGD

As a Wisconsin Native (Go PACK!), I did my undergraduate studies at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and then attended Marquette University School of Dentistry, where I graduated Magna Cum Laude in 2014.  In 2020, l received my fellowship (FAGD) in the Academy of General Dentistry--a 6-year endeavor--requiring over 500 hours of continuing education and passing a rigorous examination.   Among only 6% of dentists in the United States with the distinction, an FAGD award is one of the highest awards a general dentist can achieve.  It represents my commitment to continuous learning and staying on cutting edge of dentistry.

What I really want you to know about me is that I love dentistry and I love people. I am passionate about achieving optimal oral and overall health and am committed to helping you do the same. I consider it a privilege and honor to work with people to help educate and motivate them to achieve their goals.

In my personal life, I am devoted to achieving optimal health through nutrition, exercise and constant learning. Being active is #1 for me. I enjoy crossfit and yoga and anything where I can get moving outside! I love to read and am always listening to podcasts and audio-books where I can continue to learn.

As you can probably tell from this bio, I love to chat. I promise to take the time to answer your questions and make you feel at ease. Please feel free to reach out to me personally if you have any questions about your dental care. I look forward to getting to know each and every one of you!


Tammy Reed | Front Office/Business Manager | Fleischmann Family Dentistry | Broomfield, CO

Tammy Reed

Front Office/Business Manager

Although she originally received her certificate in dental assisting in 1994, Tammy has worked as a dental front office manager for the majority of her career. She has considerable knowledge and expertise regarding accounting, insurance, and treatment coordination. Her primary goal is to help educate patients about their financial options and insurance benefits so that they can better achieve their dental goals. She has a real passion for her profession and truly values the long-term relationships she builds with patients.

Tammy has spent most of her life in the great state of Colorado. She resides in Thornton with her husband of 32 years.  She enjoys being outdoors, traveling, Nascar, the beach (she know we don't have that here) and spending time with her daughter and her growing family. 

Jessica Bartch | Front Office | Fleischmann Family Dentistry | Broomfield, CO

Jessica Bartch

Front Office

Although born in Iowa, Jessica has called Colorado home for most of her life. She has worked in the dental field for the past 18 years, having been both a chair-side assistant as well as front office receptionist and treatment coordinator.  She is passionate about her work and enjoys getting to know her patients. 

Currently living in Arvada, Jessica shares her life and home with her husband, Justin, her three children, Brynley, Cody and Rylyn and her dogs, Daisy and Lucy.  When not working, she enjoys spending time with her family and doing home DIY projects.

Heather Fite

Front Office

Heather was born and raised in San Diego but has called Broomfield her home since 2007.  Many years ago she married her high school sweetheart and their three little ones are now all teenagers.  Heather loves reading, quilting, and scrapbooking. Her training is in art and has recently come to the dental field.  She enjoys serving patients at the front desk, excelling at customer service. Heather looks forward to meeting you. 

Vilma Ware | Dental Assistant | Fleischmann Family Dentistry | Broomfield, CO

Vilma Ware

Dental Assistant

Originally from the Philippines, Vilma now calls Longmont home with her husband, Kurt.  She graduated from Front Range Community College in 1996 with a degree in dental assisting.  Having been an expanded duty dental assistant for the past 24 years, she is well versed in all general dental procedures.  She cares about her patients and enjoys getting to know them.

 Vilma loves cooking and the rest of her spare time is spent doing activities such as, hiking, snow shoeing, skiing and traveling.  She has a daughter, Liani, a recent graduate of  Colorado State University, and a little dog named Trixie.

Bonnie Brazington | Dental Assistant | Fleischmann Family Dentistry | Broomfield, CO

Bonnie Brazington

Dental Assistant

As Dr. Dave's primary chair-side assistant, Bonnie brings 30 years of clinical expertise to our practice. Her long career history has provided her with an exceptionally strong background in all aspects of dentistry. Perhaps more importantly, her cheerful, upbeat attitude helps ease the fears of even our most anxious patients!

Bonnie moved to Colorado in 2008. She is originally from Washington state. She has 3 grown children and 3 grandchildren. She enjoys traveling, furniture refinishing, and jewelry making in her spare time.

Lauren Alberts

Dental Assistant

I am a Colorado native who is currently pursuing my dream of becoming a dental hygienist! Since graduating high school in 2019, I have spent my first year of college finishing pre-requisite classes so that I can apply to hygiene school in the fall of 2020. When I'm not studying, I love art, exploring Colorado, golfing, and cooking! I have since outgrown my childhood fear of the dentist, and I am so excited to be gaining experience here and hopefully entering the field soon!

Tanya Orung | Dental Assistant/Receptionist | Fleischmann Family Dentistry | Broomfield, CO

Tanya Orung

Dental Assistant

Tanya has been working in the dental field for  three years and serves as both a chairside dental assistant and front-office receptionist.  Her enthusiasm for her job is readily apparent; Tanya loves all aspects of dentistry and especially enjoys being able to build long-lasting relationships with patients.  Originally from Trinidad, Tanya has called Thornton home for the past five years.  Along with her husband, Darryl, she shares her life with three little boys (Joshua, 10, Sean, 6 and Nathan, 4).  Needless to say, Tanya stays busy tending to her family, but in her free-time she also enjoys crocheting, DIY projects, and being in the Colorado outdoors.

 Michelle Wilson | Registered Dental Hygienist | Fleischmann Family Dentistry | Broomfield, CO

Michelle (Shelly) Wilson

Dental Hygienist

Michelle was born and raised in Southern Colorado and received her degree in dental hygiene from Pueblo Community College.

She started her career in North Carolina before returning to her native home of Colorado. She has been a hygienist in the Denver area for many years and has been with Dr. Dave since 2000.

She is a tremendous asset to our team and has developed many great relationships with our patients.  

Michelle enjoys the great Colorado outdoors including golf, hiking, camping and fly fishing with her husband Jim and her dog Herman. 

Kelly Kaliszan | Registered Dental Hygienist | Fleischmann Family Dentistry | Broomfield, CO

Kelly Kaliszan

Dental Hygienist

Kelly has dentistry in her blood.  With a father as a dentist and mother, hygienist, Kelly spent much of her childhood in Tallahassee Florida helping out at the office as a dental assistant.  Throughout college, Kelly continued working in the field as an oral surgery assistant and after earning her bachelor's degree in Religious Studies from the University of Kansas in 2005, she decided to enter the hygiene program at The Community College of Denver.  Since graduating  in 2010, Kelly has continued to advance her passion for the dental field and has furthered her education through various seminars around the metro area.

Kelly moved to the Denver area in 2005, where she met her husband, Pawel, who is originally from Poland.  They have 2 children and enjoy mountain biking, hiking, sailing and traveling.

Lucinda Taplin | Registered Dental Hygienist | Fleischmann Family Dentistry | Broomfield, CO

Lucinda Taplin

Dental Hygienist

Lucinda began working as Dr. Dave’s most trusted chair-side assistant back in 1998. Her interest in dentistry led her to later pursue her hygiene degree at the Community College of Denver. In 2007, she graduated in the top of her class. Her skill and knowledge, related to hygiene as well as general restorative dentistry, are tremendously helpful in educating her patients about treatment needs and options so that they can achieve their lifelong oral health goals.

Although born and raised in Lafayette, Lucinda now calls Thornton home. She lives with her husband of 16 years, Nate, and their two adorable children, Phoenix (10) and Titus (7) and dog, Callie.  Despite the demands of work and parenthood, Lucinda is very active and loves to run, hike, snowboard, and camp.

Danielle Anderson

Dental Hygienist

Danielle started out in the dental field as a dental assistant in 1997.  Her passion for exceptional patient care inspired her to continue her education and led her to the profession of Dental Hygiene.  With over 20 years of experience working with patients, Danielle values the importance of prevention through education and building strong, trusting relationships with those she serves. In her free time, she enjoys hiking and appreciates the beautiful Colorado outdoors. 

Maria Freyta

Dental Hygienist

Maria has over 18 years treating and caring for patients in medical field. With a passion for education and dental health, Maria decided to embark on a new career path becoming a Dental Hygienist in 2011. Maria has come to understand the importance of caring for every single one of her patients. She strives to make patients feel at ease by building trust and encourages her patients to maintain good oral health. Her beautiful smile and understanding nature make it easy for patients to feel comfortable.  
Outside of work, Maria lives in the moment and takes time to appreciate all that life has to offer. She enjoys many outdoor activities, but spending time with her family and closest friends is what she enjoys most. She values her relationships and never takes them for granted.
Dental Hygiene is important to Maria as she takes great pride in being a health-care professional.

Shannon Wilson

Dental Hygienist

Shannon began her dental career in 2002 as a surgical dental assistant while completing her bachelor's degree in Biochemistry from Colorado State University.  She graduated Magna Cum Laude and was given the opportunity to work in pharmaceutical research after she graduated.  After working as a research scientist for several years she decided to switch gears and get back to her dental roots.  Shannon went back to school through the prestigious dental hygiene program at the Community College of Denver and hasn't skipped a beat.  She has an expansive knowledge of dental products and enjoys helping you personalize your homecare routine.  Shannon prides herself in providing high quality dental care and treats every patient that sits in her chair as an extension of her family.  Shannon's warmth and compassion help even the most nervous patients feel at ease.  She is here to make you smile.


Outside of the office, Shannon enjoys all of the outdoor activities Colorado has to offer.  Raised in Jackson Hole, Wyoming, Shannon grew up with a love of the mountains.  She enjoys to hike, camp, backpack, ski, snowboard, snowmobile, and basically do anything else that can be done outside!  She has an amazing four year old son, River, and many pets that keep her busy.

Pisey Ono | Registered Dental Hygienist | Fleischmann Family Dentistry | Broomfield, CO

Pisey Ono

Dental Hygienist

Pisey has been a registered dental hygienist for about 17 years. She graduated from CU Boulder with a BA in Environmental Biology in 1995 and later returned to school to earn her AAS in Dental Hygiene from Lake Washington Technical College in 2002.  In addition to the state of Colorado, she has also practiced in Washington and Hawaii. Pisey is proactive in maintaining her credentials as well as enhancing her knowledge and skill by attending seminars and taking continuing education courses. 

Pisey was raised in Westminster and currently resides in Thornton. When she is not working, most of her time is spent with her husband, Ty and 14 year old son, Greyson. She also enjoys watching movies, discovering new restaurants and traveling.

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