Meet the Team
Debbie Dodson, Practice Director
Debbie moved from Texas to be closer to her daughter and son-in-law who live in the Vail area. She and her husband, Jon, have 3 children and 3 grandchildren, all located in the Vail Valley. She enjoys spending time with her family, reading and cooking. She is also talented in creating original artwork in many different mediums.
Debbie is financial coordinator at Avon Dental and has been in the dental field for 25 years. She was a Registered Dental Hygienist for 10 years, before moving to the administrative side of the dental team. She has taken extensive courses in dental insurance utilization and customized treatment planning. She has received certification in Dentrix and SoftDent. Her knowledge of dental insurance and her true desire to help each patient maximize their benefits make Debbie a invaluable member of the Avon Dental’s team.
Kylee Montoya, Registered Dental Hygienist
Kylee was born and raised in Grand Junction, Colorado. She obtained her bachelors degree in health and exercise science at Colorado State University which is where she also met her husband Ben. She then got her license in Dental hygiene at Community College of Denver and moved back to the valley to begin practicing.
She has been working in the dental field since 2013 and has gone through extensive training in periodontal disease and utilizing diode lasers to improve healing. She has such a passion for the field that she teaches at Vail Valley Dental Assisting school in her spare time along with participating in a school based sealants program throughout the county to help provide kids with dental care. Kylee is exceptional in helping patients feel comfortable and listened to about their dental needs and goes the extra mile to help them achieve their goals. When she’s not working, her husband and her enjoy the outdoors with friends and family and spending time with their boxer named Bowser. They love to travel and hope to visit Europe much more!
Julie Lawson, Scheduling Coordinator
Julie moved to the Eagle area in July of 2018 from Massachusetts. She followed her dreams and shot for the stars to end up in beautiful Eagle, Colorado. Julie loves to fly fish and in her spare time, can be seen on the river with her sidekick, Drake. Drake is a black Labrador retriever.
Julie started her career as a dental assistant. She then graduated with her Associate of Science in Dental Hygiene degree. She moved to the administrative side of the field where she can shine to the patients without being in their mouths. Julie enjoys seeing her patients and hopes to bring a smile to each individual who comes into the office.
Amanda, Scheduling Coordinator
Amanda is new to the valley, moving from Denver, Colorado in December 2018. She graduated from Western Nebraska, receiving a full ride scholarship for softball. She made her way out to California to seek new adventures on the beach. A Colorado native, Amanda returned to beautiful Colorado a couple years later, managing a spa in Downtown Denver for 5 years. As soon as she got introduced to dentistry, she pursued a career in the dental field and continued her passion for helping others. Amanda loves the outdoors and spending time with her friends, family and best little buddy Kona -her Australian Shepherd puppy. She enjoys playing piano and making her own music, painting, pottery, hiking, fishing, and loves staying active in the sun, playing any sport she can. Amanda looks forward to meeting everyone in the Avon clinic and loves putting a smile on each face.