Our Team

Dr. Sean Visger and his team at Trail Ridge Dental are dedicated to providing a caring, comfortable experience for their patients in the Longmont area. General dentistry services are offered, along with restorative treatments like crowns, dentures and implants, and cosmetic procedures (including teeth whitening, porcelain veneers, and complete smile makeovers).

Dr. Visger and his staff work as a highly cohesive team, using the most modern technology (including CEREC, iTero® and Invisalign®) to improve your overall dental health, and enhance your appearance.

Our Doctors

Sean L. Visger, DDS

Dr. Sean L. Visger grew up in Lincoln, Nebraska where he graduated from Lincoln East High School in 1983. After high school, he attended both Arizona State University and the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Visger then went on to attend Creighton University, Boyne School of Dentistry where he received his doctorate in 1992.

After eighteen months of being an associate in Lincoln, Nebraska, Dr. Visger took the plunge and moved to Longmont, Colorado to own and operate Trail Ridge Dental, LLC. With Dr. Visger’s hard work and perseverance, Trail Ridge Dental, LLC has been a thriving practice and asset to the Longmont community for more than 18 years.

On top of running a successful dental practice, Dr. Visger is also a member of the Boulder-Broomfield Dental Society, the Colorado Dental Association, American Dental Association, the CEREC Doctor’s Study Club and lastly, the Invisalign Study Club. Dr. Visger loves seeing his patient’s smiles leave his office happy and healthy.

Dr. Chad Welch

Dr. Chad Welch has enjoyed practicing dentistry for 32 years as both an educator and practitioner. A long time Boulder County resident who enjoys aviation, music, photography, friends and family, Dr. Welch was recognized as a Top Dentist by his peers and 5280 magazine prior to selling his private practice in Denver, and now brings his skills and experience to join us at Trail Ridge Dental.

Dr. Gonazales is the newest doctor at Trail Ridge Dental.

Dr. Gonzales

Dr. Gonzales has been practicing dentistry since 2012. He attended North Carolina State University for biochemistry and went on to attend the University of Louisville, School of Dentistry in Louisville, Kentucky. Following dental school, he served a surgical residency program through The University of Michigan. Dr. Gonzales came to Colorado in July 2016. In his spare time he enjoys hiking, mountain biking, skiing and trying his hand at new recipes.

Our Staff

Allison, Office Manager

Allison has enjoyed being part of the dental field for 12 years. She began her career as a receptionist and has since become familiar with every aspect of the dental office. She is passionate about providing a positive experience to all of her patients and co-workers. In her free time she enjoys gardening, cooking and being a mom to her one year old daughter.

Michele, CFO

Michele moved to Colorado over 25 years ago where she fell in love watching the changing seasons and spending time outdoors. She looks forward to going to work every day and working with her awesome dental team. Her favorite part about working in the dental field is watching her patients’ families grow and seeing how dentistry can change lives. She enjoys making sure her patients are happy and healthy. In her free time outside the office, Michele likes spending time with her family and friends and occasionally traveling.

Pat, Financial Coordinator

Pat is a native of Longmont, Colorado. Pat joined Trail Ridge Dental and brings 29 years of Insurance billing experience. Her passion is to ensure every patient receives their full insurance benefits they are entitled. She enjoys hiking and spending time with her grandchildren.

Lhauni, Registered Dental Hygienist

Lhuani is a Colorado native who was born in Brighton and grew up in Carbondale. In pursuit of her dreams of becoming a registered dental hygienist, she attended Northwestern Community College where she received her degree in Dental Hygiene in 1990. Lhauni has been a part of Dr. Visger’s team for 17 years. Lhauni is married and has two daughters—whom she loves staying involved with their extracurricular activities. When she’s not spending time with her husband and daughters, or cleaning teeth, she enjoys bowling, camping, scrapbooking and watching the Broncos!

Caitlin, Registered Dental Hygienist

Caitlin has always been passionate about helping people and grew up in a family that is in the dental field. Her interest in dentistry and her love for helping people helped her decide to join the dental field herself. She has been living in Colorado for three years and spends her time outside of the office pursuing her hobbies of photography, gardening, interior decorating and hiking.

Nicole, Registered Dental Hygienist

Nicole is a Colorado native who has been familiar with the dental field with her father being a dentist. Nicole has been practicing dental hygiene for 14 years. In her free time outside the office, she enjoys traveling, playing sports—volleyball, tennis and racquetball and playing old school Nintendo. She also does foster care for the Humane Society.

Carrie, Expanded Functions Dental Assistant

As a child, Carrie loved going to see her dentist! Her love of going to the dentist inspired her to pursue a career in the dental field. She has been a dental assistant for 26 years and wouldn’t choose any other career. During her career, she has worked alongside great hygienists and dental assistants who have become some of her closest friends. What she loves about dentistry, is knowing that she made a difference in someone’s life either by making her patient look or feel better, or just by creating a nice relationship. When she’s not at the office, improving smiles, you can find her traveling (somewhere with a beach), trying new restaurants and spending time with family and friends.

Jessie, Expanded Duties Dental Assistant

Jessie is a Colorado native and has been a dental assistant for 11 years. Jessie enjoys the dental field because of the ever changing technology that leads to a better experience for patients. She thrives on helping people and building lasting relationships with patients. Outside of the office she enjoys spending time with her family and enjoying the outdoors.

Brooke, Expanded Functions Dental Assistant

Brooke is a Colorado native who began her career in the dental field to help others. She enjoys giving people the smile they have always dreamed of. Outside of the office, Brooke enjoys spending time with her family and playing sports.

Abby, Dental Assistant

Abby was born and raised in Longmont, Colorado. Abby became interested in dental to help others improve their smiles. She got her dental assisting certificate at the American School of Dental Assisting. In her free time Abby enjoys listening to music, random adventures and crafting.