General Dentist in Lakewood, CO
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Dr. Thomas E. Nyvold
General Dentist in Lakewood, COT.E.N. Family Dentistry
Dr. Thomas E. Nyvold (T.E.N.) was raised in a small town in central Minnesota. He attended St. John’s University where he graduated with honors in 1980, receiving his Bachelor of Science in Biology and minoring in Psychology.
He is a 1984 graduate of the University of Minnesota, School of Dentistry. Upon completion, Dr. Nyvold returned to his hometown where he practiced dentistry for five years before moving to Lakewood, Colorado in 1989 where he joined a group practice. After practicing in a group setting for over 20 years, Dr. Nyvold decided to practice solo. In the spring of 2013 Dr. Nyvold, along with his loyal and dedicated staff, opened the doors to T.E.N. Family Dentistry.
With extensive post doctorate training, his focus remains on cosmetic and family dentistry. Even today, he still takes many courses related to advancements in cosmetic dentistry. This includes Dr. William Dorfman of Beverly Hills, “The Dentist to the Stars” and the Dawson Concepts of Complete Dentistry. Dr. Nyvold and his wife Kathleen have two children, J.T. and Megan. The family enjoys hiking, golfing, and fishing.
- American Dental Association (ADA)
- Colorado Dental Association (CDA)
- Metropolitan Denver Dental Society (MDDS)
Nutmeg comes to work most days with Dr. Nyvold. She is our office mascot. Our patients really enjoy having her around and she is very calming for our younger patients. She loves long walks in the park and meeting new people.
Lisa started in the dental field as an assistant over 17 years ago. After two years she realized her true talents were in the front office. Over the years, she has gained extensive experience in insurance, patient financing and overseeing day-to-day projects. She feels fortunate to work for such a kind, conscientious dentist and with such pleasant team members.
Lisa moved to Colorado when she was three but considers herself a native. She has her degree in Business. She enjoys hiking, camping and spending time with her family. Contact Lisa today to learn how we can help you with your dental needs.
Athina is an Expanded Duties Dental Assistant and has worked in the dental field for over 24 years. She has assisted Dr. Nyvold since 2004 and enjoys helping create beautiful, healthy smiles for his wonderful patients.
Athina is a Colorado native and loves spending her free time with her husband and two very active sons.
Julie’s life has included dentistry for over 25 years.Between work and raising her family, she has assisted Dr. Nyvold as an Expanded Duties Dental Assistant for over 18 years. Julie has always enjoyed learning new dental technology and being able to explain information to patients in a manner which allows them to make informed decisions about their dental health.
Julie and her husband have three children, whom they are proud to be raising in their beautiful native State.
Kris brings to our practice over 30 years of experience in Dental Hygiene. She is originally from Phoenix AZ and has lived in Colorado for 24 years.
Her interest include Golf, Scuba Diving, Skiing, Gardening, Studying Spanish and she loves animals.
Eva was born and raised in Norway and holds a Norwegian bachelors degree. She received her Dental Hygiene degree from LCCC, Wyoming. Eva truly enjoys dentistry and the daily interaction with her patients. During her spare time she enjoys being a kindergarten teachers assistant at Golden View Classical Academy..