Staff Notes

'We Care About You!'

Linda is probably the first member of our staff that you will meet. She's very helpful in working with you to accommodate your scheduling needs. She collects all the forms, keeps the office running smoothly and graciously calls you with a reminder phone call the day before your appointment.

Our dental hygienist will gently clean your teeth and take x-rays.

Karen makes your dental visits comfortable and as efficient as possible. She provides Dr. Hartigan with all the necessary instruments he needs to ensure a gentle and successful procedure. Karen does such a wonderful job working with Dr. Hartigan; she anticipates what he'll need and when. Therefore, she makes your time in the dental chair quick and pleasant. She takes a personal interest in your comfort throughout your procedure.

Dr. Paul Hartigan brings a gentle and skilled persona to your side in the dental chair. He is very reassuring and is committed to your comfort and dental health. His perspective is not only limited to your current dental health, but he also evaluates your future dental health issues. He is active in every step of your dental care at Longs Peak Family Dental.

Dr. Hartigan also has a great sense of humor, and is sincerely interested in the comfort and well-being of his patients.

At Longs Peak Family Dental office we are dedicated to providing our patients optimal oral health care. As a team we have over 100 years of health care experience to help us serve each patient with compassionate quality care.

paul hartiganDr. Paul Hartigan has lived in the Longmont area since 1977. Before practicing as a dentist, Dr. Hartigan was employed as a Registered Nurse and Elementary School Teacher in the St. Vrain Valley School District.

Dr. Hartigan received his Doctorate of Dental Science degree from the University of Colorado School of Dental Medicine where he was awarded the Dr. Thomas J. Bomberg Memorial Award. The Thomas J. Bomberg Memorial Award is presented to practitioners who exemplify outstanding leadership, scholarship, character and service.

Dr. Hartigan's wife, Maureen, works in the health care technology industry in the Longmont Community. The Hartigan's have three grown daughters; Meg, Katy and Tara.

karenKaren our dental assistant has more than 40 years of experience. She has been with our practice since 2002 previously working as the assistant to Dr. Michael Kellogg.

Karen received her training on the job in the 1970s. Her childhood dream was to become a dental assistant at a practice that offered personal, specialized dental care in a family oriented setting.

Karen is almost a Longmont native and graduated from Longmont High School (Go Trojans!).

She and her husband Denny have two grown boys, Matthew and Michael. Karen's hobbies include gardening, sewing and cooking.

lindaLinda our receptionist and office manager has more than 39 years of experience in health care. Linda has worked since 1988 with Dr. Michael Kellogg managing the office before Dr. Hartigan transitioned into the practice.

Prior to joining the dental team, Linda flourished for 25 years in a nursing career in Nebraska and Colorado.

Linda's nursing training is evident in the personal care she provides for all our patients. From the initial appointment contact Linda holds patient care as her primary focus.

Raised in Nebraska, Linda loves to travel with her husband, Steve. They have two grown children, Tony and Stephanie, and three wonderful grandchildren.


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