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Aspenwood Dental Associates and Colorado Dental Implant Center is a modern, state-of-the-art practice that has been proudly serving Colorado since 1972. We are a comprehensive dental practice, offering a wide range of cosmetic and general services to improve the health and appearance of your smile. Our experienced dentists care for patients of all ages in a family dentistry environment. We are passionate about helping our patients achieve complete oral health, and we make sure you know all of the treatment options available to you. We are a full service practice that is not corporate driven and has our patient's best interest at heart. We believe it’s important to remain faithful to our heritage, which is the belief that our patients are friends. We want our workplace to be warm, cheerful and inviting while keeping up with the latest technology and innovations.
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Meet the Doctors
Dr. Daniel Jay Zeppelin
Aspenwood Dental Associates and Colorado Dental Implant Center is proud to have had 5280 Top Dentist, Daniel J. Zeppelin, DDS as one of our dentists since 2003. Before joining Aspenwood Dental Associates, Dr. Zeppelin provided dental services to residents of long-term care facilities.
Daniel J. Zeppelin, DDS, holds a Doctorate in Dental Surgery from the University of Colorado School of Dentistry in Denver and completed his General Practice Residency at the University of Colorado, University Hospital Sands-House Clinic in 2003. In addition, Dr. Zeppelin has received advanced training in all phases of implant dentistry through the American Academy of Implant Dentistry's program at the Medical College of Georgia. Prior to receiving his training in dentistry, Dr. Zeppelin received a Master’s degree in Psychology at the University of Colorado, Colorado Springs and a Bachelor's degree in Psychology at the University of Colorado, Boulder.
While attending the University of Colorado School of Dentistry, Dr. Zeppelin was awarded the American College of Dentists' Award for Outstanding Performance and Professionalism. Dr. Zeppelin is very proud to have been recognized by his peers as a 5280 Magazine top dentist every year since 2008.
Continuing education in all fields of dentistry and health care are of utmost importance to Dr. Zeppelin. He believes it is his responsibility to his patients to stay up to date with the ever-evolving techniques and trends in dentistry. He has completed 1000’s of hours of continuing dental education. Rarely does a month go by that Dr. Zeppelin doesn’t attend a course to increase his ability to provide patients the best dental care available.
Dr. Zeppelin was awarded Fellowship status and later Mastership status by the Academy of General Dentistry. These awards required an examination plus over 1100 hours of continuing education in specific areas of dentistry.
He is a graduate of the American Academy of Implant Dentistry/Medical College of Georgia’s Maxi-Course in implant dentistry. Through training at this program, he was trained in both surgical implant placement and restoration.
Dr. Zeppelin strongly believes in giving back to his community. He has been a volunteer with the Dental Lifeline Network since 2001. Through this program he provides donated dental services to individuals that are disabled, medically fragile, and elderly.
When not in the office Dr. Zeppelin enjoys spending time with his wife and two young-adult children. He is an avid skier and cyclist.
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Dr. Lisa Augustine
Featured in 5280 Top Dentist every year since 2008.
After completing a Bachelor of Economics at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) in 1992, Dr. Augustine attended the University of Colorado, where she graduated Cum Laude with a Doctorate in Dental Surgery (1997). In addition to serving one year as student body president while attending the University of Colorado, Dr. Augustine was also an ASDA delegate and member of Delta Sigma Delta Fraternity. After completing her doctorate, Dr. Augustine completed a one-year A.E.G.D. residency at the University of North Carolina (1997) and completed a missionary trip to Jamaica to provide dentistry for those in need. She obtained a Preceptorship in Dental Implantology from the University of Texas at San Antonio (1998-99). She earned her Associate Fellowship in the American Academy of Implant Dentistry in 2013.
Dr. Augustine is affiliated with a number of organizations, including the American Dental Association, Colorado Dental Association, Metro Denver Dental Association, and the American Academy of Implant Dentistry. She is also a volunteer with the Dental Lifeline Network. In addition to her busy schedule, she spends many hours attending various courses to continue her education.
In her free time, Dr. Augustine treasures spending time with her daughters, Paige and Petra, and husband, Leigh. She also enjoys skiing, reading, and traveling.
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Dr. Ronald Yaros
Dr. Ron Yaros is the founder of Aspenwood Dental Associates and the Colorado Dental Implant Center. He has been practicing in the Denver area for over 35 years. His areas of focus are dental implants and cosmetic dentistry. Dr. Yaros offers a variety of cosmetic procedures, including tooth whitening, veneers, and state-of-the-art porcelain crowns.
Since establishing the practice, Dr. Yaros has earned an impressive list of honors in his field. He earned a Fellowship with the International College of Oral Implantology, and he is an Associate Fellow and has taught at the American Academy of Implant Dentistry. He has served on the faculty of the University of Colorado School of Dentistry.
Dr. Yaros has lectured to his colleagues both in Europe and the U.S. on Dental Implants. He is a graduate of the Indiana University School of Dentistry.
Dr. Yaros became involved with the Dental Lifeline Network at its inception over 25 years ago and has been actively treating patients from the organization on a pro bono basis ever since.
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Dr. Aaron Sun
Dr. Aaron Sun joined Aspenwood Dental Associates and Colorado Dental Implant Center in 2017. He has called Colorado home for over 20 years and, after earning his undergraduate degree at the University of Denver, received his Doctorate of Dental Surgery at the University of Colorado.
Having been recognized by his peers as a 5280 Top Dentist in 2022 and 2023, Dr. Sun uses his advanced training and education to offer a variety of implant and cosmetic options to his patients.
He is a member of the American Academy of Implant Dentistry and is a firm believer in lifelong learning. He has also served on the faculty at the University of Colorado to instruct recently graduated dentists and further their skills in patient care with the general practice residency.
Dr. Sun is licensed by the Colorado State Dental Board and is a member of various organizations, including the American Dental Association, Colorado Dental Association, Metro Denver Dental Society, and the Colorado Prosthodontic Society.
He is also a volunteer with the Dental Lifeline Network to provide community dental care for those in need.
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