Family Dentist Serving Monument, CO & The Tri-Lake Region
Our Monument Family Dentistry staff strives to provide each patient with the highest quality dental care in Monument and the surrounding areas. Our vision is to use the latest technology in order to provide the best dental care for our patients.
We provide a wide array of dental services including same day crowns, composite fillings, implants, composite fillings, and much more. Our staff will take the time to get to know each patient and their dental health goals. Dr. Burtwistle will ensure that your family will have the benefits of the best and latest technology, providing the most comfortable dental treatment available.
Meet Our Team
Brad Burtwistle, DDS, RN
Originally from Northeastern Nebraska, Dr. Burtwistle and his family have lived in the Monument area since 1998 and love being a part of this wonderful community. He began his medical career as a Paramedic, then became a Registered Nurse, serving as a Charge Nurse at Penrose Community Hospital and St. Francis Medical Centers. After serving as Director of Nursing at Audubon Surgery Center at St. Francis, Dr. Burtwistle went on to further his career and become a Dentist. Because of his previous medical experience, Dr. Burtwistle fully understands the systemic relationship between the mouth and the body, therefore Dr. Burtwistle naturally treats each patient as a whole, not just as a set of teeth.
In 2009, Dr. Burtwistle attended Dental School at the University of Colorado Denver, earning a Doctor of Dental Surgery degree and purchased Monument Family Dentistry in 2014.
Dr. Burtwistle has 2 daughters. His wife Julia is a retired Air Force Officer and has worked as a Business Consultant for over 15 years. In 2014, she also founded and is the Executive Director of a Non-profit organization dedicated to finding a cure for a childhood disease that affects their family.
Lisa Vanbebber, Office Manager / Treatment Coordinator / Financial Coordinator
Lisa has over 20 years in the dental field. Lisa wears several different hats in the front office of Monument Family Dentistry, each to make the patient experience more pleasant. She will assist in scheduling & financially coordinating for four providers and over 1000 patients. She is also our resident Insurance Specialist and the Office Manager that keeps all the moving office systems operating. It is Lisa’s pleasure to serve both the patient and our clinical staff in any capacity that is needed. It is her daily goal to be an asset to both the patient and the team. Lisa is committed to becoming familiar with each patient on a professional, friendly basis, welcoming each into our office just as she would her own home.
Lisa knows from education & experience that neglect of necessary dental procedures is not prevention, but only delay of certain deterioration and more expensive and intrusive treatments in the future. She is dedicated to assisting patients understand the benefits and limitations of their dental insurance plans. She will strive to help patients explore a variety of financial options so that they may receive the best dental treatment available.
Lisa has been married to her husband, Dave of 31 years and has two grown children, a daughter, who had her first grandson, Jack, in October 2017 and a son, who is a stuntman at Universal Studios, Hollywood. Rounding out her family are 2 senior cats, an 8lb Chihuahua/Rat Terrier Mix, and a 100lb Golden Retriever.
Jill: Patient Coordinator
Jill is a Colorado native, living right here in Monument. Jill joined the Monument Family Dentistry team in 2014, she is the first person you see as you arrive for appointments and the last person as you leave. Jill is happy to help patients with an array of questions pertaining to scheduling and insurance benefits. She is always smiling and happy to help. Jill has experience working with both patients and students in doctor’s offices and universities. Jill holds a degree in Organization Management from Colorado Christian University. Outside work, she is married, has 3 children, one in college and two in high school. She enjoys traveling and exploring with her family.
Brenda: Registered Dental Hygienist
Brenda has been practicing Dental Hygiene for over 23 years after earning her Hygiene degree from Pueblo Community College.
She is also a DEXIS Certified Instructor and has been teaching the software and digital radiography utilized by dental practices for the past 16 years. Brenda’s enthusiastic personality and laughter is contagious and her patients really enjoy her approach to life’s adventures.
When Brenda is not racing around the countryside, she enjoys spending time with her husband Jon and their two children (Trevor, who is currently serving in the Air Force and Bailey, who is attending college at UCCS). In her spare time, Brenda enjoys riding her Harley Motorcycle.
Julie: Registered Dental Hygienist
Julie received her Bachelor’s Degree in Dental Hygiene in 1992 from the University of Colorado in Denver, and was an Orthodontic Assistant for several years prior to continuing her education in dental hygiene. Julie joined the Monument Family Dentistry team in July, 2013. She and her husband, Ken, have lived in the Monument area since 1998 and enjoy doing projects around the house and taking scenic road trips. Julie also enjoys teaching and sharing her passion of scrapbooking and paper-crafting with others in her direct sales business.
Bailey: Registered Dental Hygienist
Hi! I am Bailey and I have been a practicing registered dental hygienist for seven years. My family and I moved to the Monument area in 2015. I am currently finishing my Bachelor’s degree in dental hygiene with an emphasis in education. Teaching is a passion of mine, and dental hygiene allows me to do this every day with my patients.
I serve on the Pueblo Community College Dental Hygiene Advisory Board and I am an active member of the Seattle Study Club, a prestigious dental study group. I can never do enough continuing education and love that working at Monument Family Dentistry gives me the opportunity to use state of the art equipment.
Haley: Dental Hygienist Assistant
Haley was born and raised in Colorado Springs, and is proud to be a native to this great region. She is a recent college graduate from UCCS with a major in Communication and a minor in Business. Haley has a love and a passion for helping others, to include the patients and the team in which she serves with at Monument Family Dentistry. Haley affords more time for her hygienist to spend with their patients by assisting them in all areas of the hygiene appointment. She will look forward to making your next hygiene appointment more comfortable and enjoyable.
Joanie: Extended Duties Dental Assistant
Joanie has been in the dental assisting field for two years. She recently received her EDDA (Extended Duties Dental Assistant) certification. Joanie loves assisting Dr. Burtwistle in offering quality dental care to patients of all ages. Joanie has 3 children & she loves spending as much time with them as possible, as well as volunteering with her church’s praise team and youth group. She loves hiking, climbing the incline and working out at the gym. She looks forward to building long lasting relationships with each of her patients.
Candice: Registered Dental Hygienist
Candice’s journey into dentistry started in 1991 at Montana State University school of Technology, there she earned a certificate in dental assisting. In 1993 she moved to Colorado and joined a dental practice in Woodland Park. In 1995 she earned her Expanded Functions certificate. In 2000, her passion for dentistry brought her into the world of Dental Hygiene. She is a graduate of Colorado Northwestern Community College. As a Registered Dental Hygienist, she has advanced laser training with WCLI, World Clinical Laser Institute. She is also a member of AAOSH, American Academy of Oral and Systemic Health. Candice has great interest and compassion in helping to bring awareness to patients in their overall health, always educating her patients about the connection of mouth to body. She loves to help people have a better understanding of their oral health care as it relates to the body so they might live a longer, healthier life.
When she’s not helping patients, she enjoys exploring life with travels, spending time with her husband and hiking with her black lab, Kimber.
Jenny: Registered Dental Hygienist
Jenny has been in dentistry since she was 19 years old. She loves the beautiful state of Colorado and has lived here for 28 years. Jenny began her journey in dentistry as a dental assistant. After receiving her certificate from Pikes Peak Community College in dental assisting, she worked part time for a general dentist and an orthodontic practice. Both of these offices were very supportive in helping Jenny pursue her goal of becoming a dental hygienist. Jenny graduated in 2004 from Pueblo Community College with an Applied Science Degree in Dental Hygiene.
Jenny says, “I feel fortunate to work in an office where I am constantly encouraged to continue growing as a professional. I like to have fun with my patients and make them feel as comfortable as possible in a dental setting. I am married to an amazing man who inspires me all the time. I am a very proud mother of twin boys, they are my world. I also enjoy helping my husband manage a flooring and property restoration business. I love to camp, ski, and take advantage of any scenic adventure that Colorado has to offer! ”
Kris: Extended Duties Dental Assistant
Kris is our EDDA, extended duties dental assistant. Kris has been in the dental industry for over 28 years. Kris has seen the technology advances in dental procedures and treatment grow exponentially for the better. We are so excited to have her experience and compassion to share with our patients. Kris has extended her certifications to include the Scottsdale Spears Institute-Cerec Course II (crowns in one appointment). She is the professional everyone would enjoy while providing assistance to our amazing dentist.
Kris is married to her husband who recently retired from the Air Force, with two children, a son and a daughter.
For more information about our dental services, or to schedule an appointment, contact Monument Family Dentistry at 719-481-4949. We look forward to becoming your family’s dentist for years to come!