Meet Our Team

Meet Our Team

Naomi Willden, DDS

Dr. Willden is a Colorado native who came to Montrose because she loves the outdoors and appreciates small town values. Dr. Willden was introduced to Montrose as a kid through family camping trips and family reunions. Following a clinical rotation in Gunnison, she knew she was destined to practice in the area.

Dr. Willden earned her B.A. in both International Affairs and Economics from the University of Colorado, Boulder in 2008. She earned her dental degree from the University of Colorado School of Dental Medicine in 2015. Dr. Willden is committed to being a clinician of excellence. This is why she elected to enhance her training through a one-year General Practice Residency at the University of Colorado, Anschutz Medical Campus. Dr. Willden’s hospital-based residency provided her with advanced skills and training in oral surgery, root canals, implants, moderate sedation, dentures, and emergency medicine. Dr. Willden continues to gain clinical knowledge and skills through her commitment to continuing education and is proud to practice according to evidence-based principles. 

Dr. Willden is passionate about building relationships with her patients. She is committed to tailoring treatment to each individual’s needs and providing honest care in a safe, non-intimidating environment.

In her free time, Dr. Willden enjoys hiking, cross-country skiing, and paddle boarding. Dr. Willden and her husband are animal-lovers. They are especially fond of beagles and recently adopted a cat.

Nichole Lemus-Suarez, Dental Hygienist

Nichole brings 8 years of dental hygiene experience to the practice. Her favorite part of dental hygiene is educating and building relationships with her patients. She attends continuing education classes to keep updated on the best techniques technology so she can treat her patients with the highest quality of care.

Nichole received her Associates of Applied Science in Dental Hygiene degree in 2010 from Colorado Northwestern Community College in Rangley, CO. Nichole was born and raised in Montrose, Colorado. She is married and has three children. Outside of the office she enjoys traveling, crafts, gardening, party planning, and spending time with her family.


Jessica Kipp, Office Manager/Dental Assistant

Jessica has over 15 years of dental assisting experience and received her expanded duties dental assisting license from the Maryland State Dental Association and the University of Florida. Her husband’s navy career took them from Florida to California and then finally, Colorado.

Outside of work, Jessica enjoys hiking, fishing, and riding motorcycles. She also enjoys baking cupcakes and spending time with her family – her husband and two kids.


Mandy Richardson

Mandy Richardson, Dental Assistant

Mandy fell into dental assisting over nine years ago and has loved it ever since. What she loves about dental assisting is getting to know her patients and helping them through their dental care needs.

Mandy is a Montrose native. She is married with one daughter. When outside of work, Mandy enjoys spending time with family, hanging out with her dog Bender, hiking, and hunting for mushrooms.









Cheryl Seitz (photo)

Cheryl Seitz, Dental Hygienist

Cheryl has been working in the dental field for 37 years, both as a hygienist and dental hygiene instructor.

She enjoys educating patients about the importance of oral health and how it affects ones’ overall health.

Her passion is anything outdoors where she can spend time with her husband Gary and their dog Triton.









New Patients Are Always Welcome!

Please call us if you have any questions or
would like to schedule your appointment.

We look forward to meeting you!

(970) 249-2533

Willden Family Dental

204 S. Uncompahgre Avenue
Montrose, CO 81401


Monday By appointment only
Tuesday 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Wednesday 8:00 AM to 2:00 PM
Thursday 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Friday 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM