Meet the Team
Debbie Dodson, Practice Director
Debbie moved from Texas to be closer to her daughter and son-in-law whove in the Vail area. She and her husband, Jon, have 3 children and 4 grandchildren, 3 live in the Vail Valley and the other lives in Oklahoma . 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 Castle Peak 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 Castle Peak Dental’s team.
Amy Meryhew, RDH
Amy has been in the valley since 1999 and is married to Jesse Meryhew. They have a daughter, Jacey, who loves dancing and outdoor adventure. The family dog is Ginger, a Wheaton terrier. They love boating, all winter sports and spending time with friends and family.
Amy is a 1997 graduate of Colorado Northwestern Community College where she received her degree in Dental Hygiene. Upon graduation, Amy moved to the Vail Valley where she has been working in private practice ever since. Amy is an active member of the American Dental Hygienists’ Association. Amy has served as Vice President for the Colorado Dental Hygienists’ Association, and represented the Western Slope Dental Hygienists’ Society on the Board of Trustees. Amy has been on the Advisory Committee for Colorado Northwestern Community College since 1998. Amy is exceptional at educating patients on whole health and wellness, which includes customized plans for each patient’s oral health. She has extensive training in periodontal disease and utilizing diode lasers to improve healing. Amy maintains her continuing education by attending over 30 hours of coursework every year. She has been in hygiene for over 20 years and maintains her passion for helping people attain oral health and the beautiful smile they deserve!
Erin Twohy, RDH
Erin recently relocated to the valley and is very happy to consider this beautiful place her new home! Raised in Alaska, Erin grew up loving nature and enjoys any outdoor activity whether it involves rain, snow, or sunshine. Her hobbies also include being creative by refurbishing furniture, any form of art or crafts, and decorating.
After leaving Alaska and completing her undergrad at the University of Alaska Anchorage Erin attended the Community College of Denver for Dental Hygiene. Erin looks forward to meeting you and providing excellent care to improve your overall health and well being with an emphasis on oral health and education.
Joanna Lehrmann, RDH
Joanna is originally from Texas where she grew up on a farm. She went to college at Texas Tech University and completed her degree for Dental Hygiene at Amarillo College. She has been a practicing Dental Hygienist for 7 years and is excited to continue and further her career in Colorado.
She moved to Colorado to enjoy hiking, rafting and is looking forward to expanding her outdoor activities to winter sports. She loved spending time on Texas rivers but is thrilled to start new adventures here in Colorado!
Joanna has a fur baby named Winnie and is a Daschund! He, too, has been enjoying his new life in Colorado!
Brittany Lopez, Dental Assistant
Brittany is a local to the Vail Valley, and has been a team member with Castle Peak Dental since 2014. She graduated Battle Mountain High School in 2008 and from Intellitec Medical Institute in Colorado Springs, as a certified dental assistant in 2010. She moved back to the Vail Valley where she was born and raised, to be closer to her family. She has a daughter, Janaiya, and enjoys outdoor activities, spending time with family and friends, and making crafts.
She has extensive training in Invisalign clear aligner therapy, Trios scanning, as well as many continuing education hours to further her expertise in the field of dentistry. Brittany enjoys building relationships with the team and patients at Castle Peak Dental, and is exceptional with assisting in pediatric procedures.
Racheal Morgan, Dental Assistant
Racheal is married to Cassidy and has two daughters, Reygan and Kaylie, and a dog, Dexter. Racheal enjoys reading, hiking and spending time with her family and friends. She loves working out and both her and her husband enjoy CrossFit.
Racheal has lived in the Vail Valley most of her life. She graduated from the Vail Valley Dental Assisting School in 2015 and since then has received extensive training in Invisalign aligner therapy and Trios scanning technology. She has taken numerous hours of continuing education hours in order to better serve patients. Racheal is an exceptional assistant in multiple procedures, and truly enjoys making patients feel comfortable during their visit.
Jasmine Leal, Dental Assistant
Jasmine was born and raised in Colorado. She graduated from Eagle Valley High School in 2016 and shortly after found that the dental field was a career that set her soul on fire. Jasmine fell in love with every aspect of dentistry: the art, science, never-ending learning, and the opportunity to impact people's lives everyday. Outside of work, her favorite hobbies include lifting weights, spending time outdoors, as well as cuddling up at home to watch a movie with her puppy, Nova and her husband, Hugo.
Jasmine is a dedicated and friendly dental assistant who finally feels like she found her dental family at Castle Peak Dental and cannot wait to make all of her patients feel at home.
Caitlin Patterson, Hygiene Technician
Caitlin is a coffee-driven 23 year old who is just beginning her career path in dentistry.
She grew up in Neptune Beach, Florida, where she enjoyed bike rides, paddle boarding and swimming in the ocean daily.
Five years ago God lead her to the beautiful state of Colorado, where she met her husband, Carson. God has been faithful to provide for her in every area of her life, and that same faithfulness has now led her to Castle Peak Dental where she is excited to learn and grow!
Julie Lawton, Front Office Manager
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.
Becky Ford, Treatment Coordinator
Becky and her husband, Bob, have two daughters, Carolyn, who lives in the Valley and Kate and son-in-law, Sam, who live in Springfield, Missouri. Becky and her husband moved to the Valley in 2015. A Colorado native, she enjoys walking the dogs, Sophie and Lewis, hiking, reading, as well as the time-honored tradition of binge-watching Downton Abbey together as a family.
A Colorado native, Becky grew up in Wheat Ridge and worked for many years as a legal assistant in Denver. Throughout the 1990’s and early 2000’s, Bob’s career moved their family to new places, including Omaha, Nebraska, and London, England. She and her husband owned a petrochemical distribution business in Missouri while their girls were in middle and high school. While in Missouri they also started an Egyptian Arabian Horse farm/breeding operation on their property just to keep things interesting. In 2013 they sold both the business and the farm, wanting to return home to Colorado. Becky loves the team atmosphere at Castle Peak Dental and looks forward to the opportunity to contribute her skills and experience.
Sarah Love, Patient Care/Marketing Coordinator
Sarah has been with Castle Peak Dental since 2015. She moved here from Texas with her husband, Cagan to be closer to her family. They have two boys, Lincoln and Griffin. She enjoys being outdoors and spending time with family and friends. Some of her hobbies include arts and crafts, camping and floating the river with her family.
She began her career in dentistry several years before as a dental assistant, and since has moved to the administrative side of the field. She has received countless hours of continuing education training in improving the customer service experience as well as extensive training in dental insurance and utilization. Sarah is excited to be part of the team at Castle Peak, and is looking forwarding to meeting all of the patients!
Delsey, Scheduling Coordinator
Delsey has lived in Colorado for 19 years and absolutely loves it here. Delsey graduated from Eagle Valley High School and attended Colorado Mountain College where she received her certificate as a CNA. When Delsey began working for Dr.David she realized how much she really enjoyed her job. She’s a really friendly individual and loves people over all. She enjoys working with others just as much as she enjoys her job. She has two beautiful children, Jordan and Sophia with her high school sweet heart who she has been married to for 2 years. Family means everything to her! When she is not at work, she’s out exploring the world with her beautiful family.
Allison, Insurance Coordinator
Allison grew up on the Kenai Peninsula in Alaska and enjoyed a childhood of fishing, boating, hiking and camping with her family. She attended the University of Alaska Anchorage to complete her general credits then headed to Fargo, North Dakota with her sisters, to attend North Dakota State University. She graduated with a BS Degree in Business Administration, with a focus on Human Resources and after graduation headed back to the Mountains but in Colorado this time! After a couple of years in Colorado Springs she moved to the Vail Valley in 2004 and her and her husband Brian have made Eagle their home. They have two boys, August and Benjamin and as a family enjoy all of the outdoor activities Colorado has to offer. Allison is new to the Dental Field but is excited to be able to offer her Insurance knowledge to Castle Peak!