Meet the Team at Niles Family Dentistry
Chelsea FrionDental Hygienist
Chelsea Peterman is a Wisconsin native who moved to Colorado in April of 2013. After moving to Colorado, she practiced at an office in downtown Boulder for one year before finding her forever home with Dr. Niles and her team in Niwot in 2014.
Chelsea attended dental hygiene school at Chippewa Valley Technical College in Eau Claire, WI and graduated with an Associates Degree of Applied Science in May of 2012. She takes pride in her work and loves to educate each patient on how to achieve a healthy mouth with good home care and diet. Chelsea likes to stay up-to-date on the latest technology and products and enjoys learning new things about dentistry on a daily basis. One of her biggest priorities is to build a lasting relationship with all of her patients.
Outside of work, Chelsea enjoys exploring Colorado with her husband and their dog, Sasha. You can find them hiking, camping, visiting friends throughout the state, practicing Muay Thai and kickboxing, and working on their house! She also loves cheering for her favorite football team, the Green Bay Packers.
Kim KaufmanDental Hygienist
Kim Kaufman is a dental hygienist with a diverse history in patient care. With 8 years Army service, she trained and served as a combat medic and EMT. She followed with earning her Associate’s Degree in Respiratory Therapy in 1997. As a veteran, she cared for veterans at the VA Hospital in Tucson, Arizona. In 2009, she earned her Associate’s Degree in Dental Hygiene from Pima Communty College in Tucson, and has since worked for independent dental practices. Monthly since 2010, she dedicates a day to provide dental care at the Denver Rescue Mission. While not at the office, Kim can be found spending time with her family, kickboxing, gardening, baking, skiing, or reading a good book.
Jo joined Dr. Niles’ dental team in 2017 and has been working as an EDDA (Expanded Duty Dental Assistant) since 1995. She enjoys all aspects of dentistry, especially aesthetic dentistry. She’s passionate about changing the way a person feels about their smile- allowing them to smile with confidence. She’s been with her wonderful husband John for over 8 years. They love going on long motorcycle rides and doing motorcycle rallies all over the US. She enjoys the outdoors and spends her spare time hunting, fishing, canoeing and 4 wheelin’. She enjoys beach vacations and spending time with her friends and family.
Misti is an Arkansas native who found her way to Colorado in 2008. She has a background in sales and medical credentialing with a degree in Political Science. Misti joined the dental team in 2016 and loves every minute of discovering the administrative side of dentistry. She will help you navigate your treatment needs with confidence and care, while delivering an exceptional customer service experience.
Misti is so in love with being a mom to her free spirited little girl and spending time with her family. She’s passionate about yoga, living an active lifestyle, and experiencing all Colorado has to offer.
Looking forward to meeting you!
Hi! My name is Shelly and I look forward to meeting you! I have over 30 years of experience in the dental field and am happy to use my knowledge to schedule your appointment, assist you with your insurance or share a laugh! I love my job and am blessed to work with such wonderful, quality people. In my spare time I am a student of Muay Thai and currently hold my purple belt. I enjoy kickboxing, gardening, riding my bike and most anything outdoors. I came to Colorado from San Clemente, California about 30 years ago and currently live in Niwot with my teenage son and teenage daughter. They are awesome and keep me laughing on a regular basis. Stop in and say hello!!!Looking forward to meeting you!