Durango Kids Pediatric Dentistry:
The Only Board-Certified Pediatric Dentist In Durango!
Welcome to Durango Kids Pediatric Dentistry, a leading pediatric dental practice in Durango, Colorado. We believe superior oral health is vital for your child’s development, and we are dedicated in aiding the psychological and social growth of each child’s potential. We promise to provide standards of service commensurate with the quality of being something special. We appreciate that every contact with our patients and their parents must be conducted with gentle courtesy, close attention and real concern for their well-being and comfort. Our office is committed to creating a quality dental experience which appeals to those who are dentally aware, enlightened, and who demand expert care, quality and value. We hope, thought positive dental experiences, our patients and parents mature with a healthy focus on oral fitness that lasts a lifetime. Your child’s path to optimum dental health starts here.
We are cheerful and animated and look forward to meeting you. We know that new experiences can be challenging, and we are here to help you through every step.
Angela Pinkerton D.M.D
Dr. Pinkerton graduated from the University of Kentucky College of Dentistry in 2000. Upon graduation she entered the United States Navy, where she served 10 years, including overseas tours in Japan and Okinawa. Dr. Pinkerton received an Advanced Education in General Dentistry in 2001 and completed her residency in Pediatric Dentistry at Indiana University and Riley Whitcomb Children’s Hospital in Indianapolis in 2004. Dr. Pinkerton came to Durango in 2009 as an associate with Dr. Larry Suazo and Dr. Doug Holmes under Animas Pediatric Dental Group. In 2011, Dr. Pinkerton purchased the Durango office from Animas Pediatric Dental Group and Durango Kids Pediatric Dentistry was established.
Dr. Pinkerton has three young children. She spends most of her time with her family, entertaining, snowboarding, camping, and enjoying regional artwork and music festivals.
Taliah Agdeppa- Dental Assistant
Taliah is originally from Southern California, where she had the opportunity to work with children with autism. With her emergency medical technician background, she has also worked intimately with infants and mothers of multiples. She has experience working in general dentistry and oral surgery, but really feels her understanding and skills are specialized towards pediatric dentistry.
Taliah loves being a mother of two and is very much enjoying the Durango area, where she is diving into the country life with two horses, chickens, a dog, a cat, and a snake. She has also taken to river rafting, hiking and skiing.
Madeline Grey- Administrative Assistant
Maddie is a 3rd generation Durangoan, and the smiling face that greets you when you arrive at our office. She came to us in 2009 with a history in professional customer service and 6+ years working with children, including high risk infants. She is a movie buff, and in her free time does homework or can be found backpacking/ camping in the beautiful Colorado wilderness.
Maddie is currently working on finishing her Bachelors degree in Psychology at the University of Colorado at Boulder.
Ryan- Kelly Wynn- Dental Assistant
Ryan is a Colorado native who joined our team in April of 2014. She possesses more than 8 years of dental experience in general dentistry and specialty practices. As a mother to a wonderful daughter, together they enjoy hiking, biking, traveling and spending time with their family.
Kelsie Fahrion- Dental Assistant
Kelsie was born and raised in Cortez, CO. Upon graduation she moved to Phoenix, AZ where she lived for 5 years and graduated from the American Institute of Dental Assisting. Her focus of assisting has been in general dentistry for adults and children. Kelsie recently moved back to Cortez to be with her step son and family. She loves being a mother and in her free time she likes to hike and fish. Her most loved hobby is drawing.
Jenna Morrison- Dental Assistant
Leah Espinosa- Dental Assistant
Leah has been an integral part of our team for almost 5 years. She came to us with 7 years of previous experience in the dental field. She has a talent for building rapport with young patients, who may be scared or anxious. She is a long time resident of Durango.
Leah is the mother of two sons. In her free time she enjoys traveling with her husband and family, taking their camper and four wheelers into the Colorado wilderness and the beaches of California.
Amanda Martinez- Dental Assistant (former staff)
Amanda is a long time Durango resident and has a dental background working in oral surgery and orthodontics.
Amanda has two small children and enjoys spending her free time with family, snow shoeing, and water skiing.
A special thanks to Heidi with Chowen Photography, who managed to coordinate photos for our 5 families, including 6 children, and all in one afternoon. She was amazing to work with!