Cañon Family Dental
Our clinic at Cañon Family Dental has been blessed to have a special group of very talented and very loving people come together. Everyone here loves what they do – whether it’s caring for people or getting to use our skills to make a beautiful smile. We really have a fun, family atmosphere and trust that it helps provide a comfortable environment to “take the edge off” of going to the dentist.
We look forward to either meeting you for the first time or seeing you at your next visit. Here is a little bit about us so you can get to know us as well!
Meet Our Team
Dr. Allen Lee
Dr. Lee has lived most of his younger life in California where he went to college at UC Berkeley and worked in Silicon Valley as a programmer. He then went on to receive his dental training at the University of Pennsylvania, where he met his wife, Dr. Soo!
He now loves living in Colorado where he’s getting back into skiing and golf – and hopes to get his two boys into them, too! In addition to providing care at Cañon Family Dental, he enjoys going on dental mission trips and volunteering at the Colorado Mission of Mercy.
Dr. Jungsoo Byun
Dr. Soo spent her college years near Boston where she went to Gordon College, a liberal arts college that focused on life sciences. After spending some time doing biomedical research, she attended the University of Pennsylvania for her dental training and met her husband, Dr. Lee!
Her two sons keep her happily busy. She enjoys volunteering at the Colorado Mission of Mercy as well as cooking and baking all kinds of different cuisines.
Andrea - Hygienist
Andrea was born and raised in Washington State where she received her Dental Hygienist Degree from Columbia College in 2013 and her Bachelors Degree in 2015 from Oregon Institute of Technology. She has been in the dental field since 2010 and loves the relationship she has built with patients and co- workers. She is passionate about dental health and strives to make sure patients have a comfortable and happy experience.
Along with her husband, Andrea enjoys riding motorcycles, camping, boating and playing with her 2 dogs, a Golden/Black lab mix and a German Shepherd shorthair pointer and enjoys oil painting, antiquing and any do-it-yourself projects.
Jude - Hygienist
Jude and her husband recently were able to fulfill their dream to live in Colorado, having recently moved to Canon City. They are loving their new community and the glorious mountains. Jude has been a dental hygienist for 38 years and has grown in her profession through all the changes in dentistry during that time. She values most the relationships that she has built with her patients and feels fortunate to have landed here at Canon Family Dental, it is a great working environment with a truly caring staff.
In her free time, she enjoys riding her motorcycle, an Indian Chief Classic as well as traveling, baking, fostering rescue dogs and the great outdoors. Jude has 3 grown children plus two fur kids. Chloe a rescue Pitbull and Flossie a miniature Yorkie.
Jude looks forward to serving our patients and making new friends
Jennifer - Hygienist
Jennifer loves working in the professional dental field. Caring for her patients is a very rewarding experience for her. She has been involved in dentistry for over 27 years and has received two Associates in Dental Science degrees and is licensed in Dental Anesthesia. She began her career as an expanded duties dental assistant in 1989 and has worked as a registered dental hygienist for 17 years since.
In her free time, she enjoys organic gardening, hiking, camping, her animals, and spending time with family and friends. She is active in the community and her church and looks forward to being a part of your dental health care.
Becca - Office Manager
Becca has been cross-trained in both front desk as well as clinical assisting duties during her 14 years in the dental field. In her free time, she enjoys photography (some of her art is hanging in the office!) and camping with her husband and kids.
Donnell - Receptionist
Donnell is native to Colorado. She loves the Mountains and all the colors Colorado has to offer. She loves to help people achieve a beautiful smile. Beautiful smiles make happiness shine through.
Dawn - Receptionist
Dawn is a Canon City native. She has 17 yrs in office and Bookkeeping experience.
She loves working with patients and seeing there beautiful smiles. Dawn has many interest outside of the office., including watching her children play sports, hunting, fishing and being outdoors enjoying God's handiwork, however what she loves the most in life is her husband of 17 years, their three children, and their two labs Arrow and Bullett.
Lisa - Billing Coordinator
Lisa has enjoyed working in the dental field for over 25 years. As a licensed Registered Dental Assistant and Surgical Technologist, she loves to teach children throughout the community about the importance of their teeth and overall oral health. Currently, she oversees patient accounts as our Billing Coordinator.
In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her husband of 29 years, their two beautiful daughters, and of course their two German Shepherds and Siberian Husky! They love camping, fishing, going on long walks, watching old movies, and reading.
Rick - Denture Team
Rick has 45 years of experience in making dentures for patients. His goal is to improve the quality of life for his patients, whether it's to feel comfortable smiling with friends, having confidence to get a job, or just plain eating! He really sees this as his mission and ministry in life. He loves the outdoors, playing with his grandchildren, and people in general.
Katie - Denture Team
Katie has experience as a dental assistant and is now working primarily as a denture lab technician. She is fully enjoying learning about dentures and loves seeing patients smile. She loves being with her family and spending time with them.
Brittney - EDDA, Lead Assistant
Brittney has been a Dental Assistant for 8 years and is our clinical lead. Always seeking to improve, she is also an Expanded Function Dental Assistant. She enjoys helping people to feel comfortable in a dental office. She has a son that she loves to spend all of her time with. And she like mermaids!
Nora - EDDA
Nora is a Colorado Native! She received her dental assisting certification from PCC and went on to become an expanded duties dental assistant. Over the last 27 years that she has been in the dental profession, she has enjoyed meeting new people all the time. She loves encouraging people to have the smile they deserve, while making sure they are comfortable every step of the way.
In her free time, Nora loves to read and planning small trips that her and family take. Nora famous for saying "Life is an Adventure".
Judy - Dental Assistant
Judy’s been assisting for 38 years and has been involved in all areas of dentistry. She has been helping with kids for 29 of those years. She has a particular love for working with special needs children. Her goal is to make every child she sees unafraid of dental treatment.
Charr - Dental Assistant
Charr has been in dentistry for 26 yrs and also has her Nursing assistant license. She enjoys spending time time with her 3 dogs Dixie, Dusty, and Sofia. And loves walking and participating in Boot Camp in her off time. She loves to cruise the town in her Mustang.