Dr. Kenneth Pollary – General Dentist
Dr. Pollary grew up watching his dad practice medicine and gained an interest in health care. Dentistry has allowed Dr. Pollary to improve his patients’ overall health while accomplishing his other interest of working with his hands. Dr. Pollary strives for patient comfort and making patients feel welcome. He also enjoys improving smiles and giving patients the ability to eat the foods they love! He is fluent in both English and Spanish allowing him to be able to meet the dental needs of a diverse patient base. He gained his Bachelor’s degree from Brigham Young University. He then continued onto the University of Michigan School of dentistry – one of the top five dental schools in the country. Dr. Pollary stays active in the American Dental Association® (ADA) and Colorado Springs Dental Society. He continues his education yearly at the Rocky Mountain Dental Convention. He has also completed the Biomet 3i Implant Synergy Training Program, and the Dawson Academy Functional Occlusion course. Dr. Pollary is married to his wife Amy, and they have three kids. When he’s not in the office he enjoys skiing, camping, mountain biking, and watching sports.
Meet Our Team
Valentina – Receptionist
Valentina has been with the practice since May of 2017. Valentina is fluent in English and Spanish, and able to assist a larger demographic of patients, making scheduling appointments at our office a breeze! What she loves most about working at Pollary Family Dentistry is that the staff is like family and we treat the patients with the utmost quality and respect. Valentina is Colombian, but was raised in Miami, FL. She moved to Colorado Springs in 2015 and loves it. Valentina has her Bachelors in Interdisciplinary Studies and is in the path to be a licensed school teacher. Valentina has two cats, and one dog. In her spare time, she enjoys hiking, camping and star gazing.
Stephanie – Dental Assistant & Receptionist
Stephanie joined our practice in August of 2020 as a dental assistant and receptionist. She came from a clinic where she was able to complete her dental assisting course while still working. he was born and raised in Colorado Springs, Colorado and is fluent in Spanish and English, so she can assist a large demographic of patients at our office. She enjoys working with Dr. Pollary because we make patients feel more like family and get to have a closer relationship with them than we would at a corporate office. Stephanie is about helping patients in any way possible and making sure every concern they have is taken care of. Her focus is to continue to help others, learn more about the dental field and gain more knowledge. She is married and has three kids. When not working, she loves to spend time with her family and friends.
Ashley – Dental Assistant
Ashley has been with the practice for seven years. She graduated from Remmington College in Nashville, TN. in 2010. Ashley focuses on giving excellent patient care. She enjoys working at Pollary Family Dentistry because Dr. Pollary is the best boss and a fantastic dentist. She takes comfort in working for someone who performs great dentistry and patient care. She loves showing up to work knowing she is making a difference in patients’ lives. She enjoys working with her hands and sharing her life with coworkers. Ashley has been married to her husband, Justin, for 11 years. They have one son named Bryson who just turned three years old! Ashley also has two dogs, Dickie and Mia. When not at work you can find Ashley and her family hiking or doing anything outdoors.
Jessica – Registered Dental Hygienist
Jessica has been with the practice for eight years in May. She graduated from Amarillo College in Amarillo, TX, in 2004. Jessica enjoys helping patients overcome their dental fears with her gentle touch. She thoroughly enjoys working at Pollary Family Dentistry because of the great team that we have, and the wonderful patients that she has been able to create friendships with. Jessica has been married to her outstanding husband Lanny for nearly 16 years, and has been blessed with their sons Calvin and Henry. Their family also consists of two cats named Barley and Lucy Tinsel. When Jessica is not at work she enjoys spending quality time with her family, camping and going on walks.
Cristina – Registered Dental Hygienist
Cristina joined Pollary Family Dentistry in January of 2020. She has enjoyed being a dental hygienist for over 20 years. Christina graduated at Howard University in DC for her dental hygiene degree. She loves traveling, cooking, hiking and camping. She also likes to spend her free time outdoors with her daughter and husband. Creating relationships, creating patient comfort and communication with her patients is extremely important to her. Please feel free to communicate any of your dental hygiene needs to Cristina as she speaks English, Spanish, Portuguese and sign language.