Dr. Monica Borris
Dr. Monica Borris completed her undergraduate degree at the State University of Paraiba, Brazil. She received her dental degree from the University of Colorado School of Dentistry. Dr. Borris completed her General Dentistry Residency at the University of Colorado Hospital.
Additionally, she has received a Master’s degree in Implantology from the Goethe Universitat, Frankfurt, Germany, allowing her to be your top choice for dental implants. Staying well-informed of the latest dental techniques and technology is extremely important to Dr. Borris. Dr. Borris and her husband have five children, two grandchildren and more to come! During her free time, she enjoys cooking, canning, reading and spending time with her family.
Dr. Kelly Thompson
Dr. Kelly Thompson is a Colorado native, receiving her undergraduate degree from Colorado State University and her dental training at the University of Colorado Denver School of Dental Medicine. After dental school, Dr. Thompson spent five years serving as a dentist in the U.S. Army, during which she was selected for and completed an Advanced Education in General Dentistry program.
Dr. Thompson met her husband while serving in the military, and after years of military assignments around the country, they were both thrilled to return to Colorado and make it their “forever home.” Outside of work, Dr. Thompson and her family enjoy traveling, spending time outdoors, running, hiking and skiing.
Dr. Thompson is passionate about continued learning. She is an active member in the ADA®, CDA, MDDS and local study clubs.
Dr. Carlos Salas
Originally from Brazil, Dr Carlos Salas had the opportunity to move to different countries as a child to include the United States. Being raised here and there, his flexibility of time led him to complete his dental studies in Brazil and follow up in a surgery and facial trauma program. His decision later came to return to the United States to follow a dream he had of serving in the United States Navy. While serving under the command of outstanding Oral Surgeons and being part of such a team, his exposure and experience were combined to lead him to an opportunity like no other, to be part of Pacific Partnership 2010, a multi disciplinary military mission from several countries, he teamed up with surgeons where together, he took part in 70 cleft lip and palate repairs in addition to other surgeries.
He was awarded the Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal and co-author of Humanitarian Cleft Care in Southeast Asia: Military-Civilian Partnerships and the Role of the US Navy Ship Mercy published in the Journal of Craniofacial Surgery. A few months later after returning home he was honorably discharged and moved to Colorado where he received his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from the University of Colorado School of Dental Medicine. Dr. Carlos Salas believes in definitive dentistry, great quality of work and always maintains a good relationship with his patients and team members. Fluent in Portuguese, Spanish and English, he is also caring and listens to his patients and has been told that is able to somehow calm and ease patients who have had poor past dental experiences. He enjoys his time with his family and together take advantage of Colorado’s scenery and events, a huge fan of music and concerts, led him to pick up a guitar again, keeps active with sports such as swimming and biking.
Trish - Accounts Manager
Trish comes to us with 40 years of experience in the dental field. Her experience includes working as an Expanded Duty Dental Assistant and a territorial sales representative for a dental implant company. She is here to assist you in making your dental appointments as well as sorting out your insurance policy and help you with the financial aspect of your dental treatment.
Outside of work, Trish and her husband of 30 years enjoy the great Colorado outdoors hiking and camping.
You may also find her singing in a small ensemble in retirement homes or with Foothills Community Choir. She is also an award-winning artist. You may see her fiber art on exhibit in any number of art galleries around the metro area!
Nikki - Office Manager
Nikki has over five years of dental experience. She has extensive knowledge in treatment planning, insurance and finances. She will be a helping hand in any questions you may have during your visit. Nikki strives to make sure every patient is well taken care of and that their visit is pleasant and enjoyable one.
Nikki attended The Art Institute of Colorado for an Associate’s Degree in Baking and Pastry. She is a Colorado Native. Outside of work, Nikki enjoys spending time with the people who are most precious to her.
Holly - Dental Hygienist
Holly graduated with an Associate of Applied Science degree in Dental Hygiene from the Community College of Denver in 2003. She joined the Borris Dental team in 2005 working part-time initially, and then became a full-time team member in 2007. Holly’s patients enjoy seeing her because she is gentle yet thorough. She truly enjoys helping her patients improve their oral health and will make sure you are well taken care of and address any questions you may have.
Outside of work, Holly loves to spend time with her family, travel and everything related to Disney.
Sarah B. - Dental Hygienist
Sarah graduated with an Associate of Applied Science degree in Dental Hygiene from the Community College of Denver in 2015. She has worked in the dental field for over 9 years and it is truly her passion. Her patients love seeing her because she is always upbeat, caring and very informative. Sarah strives to make sure her patients are comfortable, and wants to work to make your mouth a happy and healthy place.
Sarah is a native of Colorado. She is happily married and has a 12-year-old daughter. Outside of work Sarah loves to spend time with her family and friends or making crafts.