Our Team

About Our Office

Colorado Dental Group is located in Colorado Springs, Colorado. Our team of dental experts includes regular and cosmetic dentists, endodontists, orthodontists, periodontists, and oral surgeons.

Colorado Dental Group was a winner of the Better Business Bureau of Southern Colorado’s BBB Excellence in Customer Service Award in 2012, 2013 and 2014.

Dr. Scott Frederick, DDS, General & Cosmetic Dentist
Dr. Scott Frederick

Dr. Scott N. Frederick attended Cal Poly in San Luis Obispo where he graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry. He subsequently went on to dental school at The University of Southern California. While in dental school, he took trips to Costa Rica and Belize with the Ayuda Dentistry Clinic, a volunteer organization that provides free dental services to underserviced populations. Also while at USC, he was on the IV sedation and the Emergency Response Team working underneath Dr. Stanley Malamed. He served as President of the Chi Chapter, Delta Sigma Delta Dental Fraternity. Upon graduating, Dr. Frederick received the Tom Asfkin Fakour Leadership Award, The Distinguished Service Award from Delta Sigma Delta, the Dental Materials Academy Award, and the Fixed Prosthodontics Award from USC.

After graduation from dental school, Dr. Frederick served as an active duty officer with the U.S. Army where he reached the rank of captain. He was selected as a US Army ambassador to the Canadian Army, where he graduated from a 1 month Prosthodontic Course. During his time of active duty, he served for one year in Eastern Afghanistan as the 101st Airborne (Air Assault) 1st Brigade Combat Team Dentist. He also graduated from US Army Air Assault School. He was a three-time Army Commendation Medal recipient.

Dr. Frederick has been with Colorado Dental Group since 2011. He currently serves as Clinical Director of Peak Dental Services. He is a member of the AGD, ADA, CDA, MDDS, and Colorado Springs Dental Society.

Dr. Frederick is married to Dr. Anna G Frederick. Together they have a daughter, Zoe, a chocolate lab named Elphaba, and another rescue dog named Stella. In his spare time, Dr. Frederick like to play tennis, go curling, go fly fishing and go skiing and snowboarding with the family. He also enjoys volunteering as a coach for U5 girls soccer for the Colorado Springs Pride Soccer Club.

Learn more about cosmetic dentistry services.

Dr. Scott Whitney, DDS

Dr Scott WhitneyDr. Scott I. Whitney grew up in Colorado. He attended the University of Colorado School of Dentistry and received a Doctorate of Dental Surgery (DDS) in May of 2000. He was then accepted into a General Practice Residency (GPR) at the University of Colorado Hospital, where he trained in advanced techniques in Dentistry in a hospital setting. He was the Chief Resident and received a certificate of completion in June of 2002. He attended the State University of New York at Stony Brook School of Dental Medicine, where he specialized in endodontics and graduated in June of 2004.

Since August of 2004, Dr. Whitney has been treating patients in private practice. He’s also an Associate Professor in Endodontics at the University of Colorado School Of Dental Medicine. He has been published in numerous research articles, receiving honors and rewards for his contributions to the dental profession. He is committed to relieving pain, healing disease, and saving teeth through the utilization of state-of-the-art endodontic therapy techniques and equipment.

When not treating patients, Dr. Whitney loves spending time with his family. He enjoys all sports and outdoor activities including: running, biking, hiking, golf and snowboarding.

Dr. Kingsly White, DDS

Dr. Kingsly WhiteDr. Kingsly White is a born New Orleanian who graduated LSU Dental School in 1995. She comes from a family of dentists, including her father, grandfather, uncles, and cousins. After owning a private practice for years in Atlanta, she moved to Colorado to share in the beauty of the mountains and outdoor sports . She is an outdoor enthusiast who enjoys hiking, biking, climbing. and skiing . For Dr. White, the best and most gratifying experiences revolve around helping people with improving health. She is surrounded in Colorado by a happy, positive, motivating staff with the same enthusiasm for giving exceptional and gentle care in a wonderful, welcoming atmosphere!

Dr. Paul Effinger, DDS

Dr EffingerDr. Paul Effinger is a graduate of Midwestern University College of Dental Medicine – Illinois. After graduation he returned to his home state of Indiana for a year before moving to Woodland Park. Dr. Effinger enjoys the outdoors and spends his free time hiking, riding motorcycles and ATVs, and working on projects. He is looking forward to experiencing all the inter time activities the area has to offer.

Dr. Michael Kofford, Orthodontist

Dr Michael Kofford

Dr. Kofford is a graduate of the Case Western Reserve University School of Dental Medicine. He completed his orthodontic residency at the University of Colorado. He is a retired Army Officer who was awarded the Academy of General Dentistry Senior Student Award. He practiced as a general dentist with the 10th Special Forces from 2006 to 2008. He owns Apple Orthodontix in Colorado Springs and All Smiles Orthodontics also in Colorado Springs. He is a member of the American Association of Orthodontics and American Dental Association. Dr. Kofford has been married to Zipporah for over eight  years. They have two sons and one daughter.

Dr. Chris Hahn, Endodontist

Dr. Chris Hahn

Education and Associations:

Certificate of Endodontics, University of Nebraska Medical Center College of Dentistry Doctorate of Dental Surgery (DDS), University of Nebraska Medical Center College of Dentistry General Practice Residency, Naval Hospital Great Lakes Masters Degree, University of Nebraska Medical Center.

Experience:

  • Private Practice as Endodontic Specialty
  • Faculty Emergency Clinic, University of Nebraska Medical Center College of Dentistry
  • Dental Officer, United States Navy
  • Great Lakes Dental Command
  • USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT (CVN71)-Bosnia, Iraq
  • Naval Hospital Great Lakes

Learn more about our endodontic services.

Dr. Mike Huber, DDS, MS – Periodontist

Dr Mike Huber

Education

  • University of Oklahoma, 1985 Chemistry BS
  • University of Missouri Kansas City, 1990 DDS
  • University of Iowa, 1993 Periodontic certificate; Masters of Science

Experience

  • General Dentist – United States Air Force Fairchild AFB, WA, 1990-1993
  • General Dentist – Army National Guard 294th Iowa City, IA, 1993-1997
  • Periodontist – Lone Tree, CO – 1996-present
  • Periodontist – Colorado Springs, CO 2012-present
  • Air Force Achievement Medal – 1993
  • Chief Resident – University of Iowa – 1995-1996
  • C Mahon Fraleigh Award (Outstanding Resident) – U of Iowa – 1996

Associations

  • American Dental Association
  • American Academy of Periodontology
  • Denver Implant Study Club
  • Columbine Periodontal Study Club
  • Cherry Hills Community Church

Dr. Huber enjoys coaching his sons’ sports teams, which includes football, baseball and wrestling. He is married with three sons.

Learn more about periodontal services.

Christine, Dental Hygienist

ChristineChristine is a graduate of Parkland College in Champaign, Illinois and has been practicing dental hygiene since 1980. Since 2000, she has worked as a civilian hygienist with the Air Force where she was adjunct faculty with the University of Health Science Center-San Antonio coordinating the base externship program for the civilian dental hygiene students; as well as serving as Preventive Dentistry Program Director for the Air Force in San Antonio and the Air Force Academy.

Christine has been with the Colorado Dental Group since July, 2011.

Alecia, Expanded Duty Dental Assistant

alesiaAlecia received her education and training in North Carolina. She is certified in infection control, radiology, and chair-side. She has been a member of our team since summer of 2012.

Gina, Registered Dental Hygienist

Gina

Nikky, Office Manager

Nikky Nikky is originally from Miami, Florida and has her expanded duties certification from the University of Nova Dental School. She has been in the dental field for 25 years and has managed dental offices for over 15 years.

Casey, Registered Dental Hygienist

CaseyCasey recently relocated to Colorado Springs. She has years of experience and patient care is her first concern. Casey’s upbeat and positive attitude is enjoyed by all, and her patient care is awesome. We feel very fortunate to have Casey as a valued part of our Team. Casey enjoys spending time with her son while not at work.