About Our Office
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 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, American Academy of Clear Aligners, 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 U6-7 girls soccer for the Colorado Springs Pride Soccer Club.
Dr. Scott Whitney, DDS
Dr. 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 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. 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. Andrew Horne, Orthodontist
Dr. Andrew Horne has joined our family in the Springs and will be working with our Orthodontic Team. He grew up in Scottsdale, Arizona and attended Arizona State University graduating with a Bachelors of Science in Economics. He began his career in dentistry at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, graduating with his Doctorate of Dental Surgery. Dr. Horne then moved to Denver, Colorado and completed his orthodontic residency at the University of Colorado.
Dr. Ramie Barfuss, Endodontist
Ramie K. Barfuss graduated from the University of Utah with a B.S. in Medical Biology in June 2001. He then attended the University of Louisville, where he graduated dental school with a D.M.D. After dental school, Dr. Barfuss entered activity duty for the United States Army where he completed a one year Advanced Education in General Dentistry at Ft. Jackson, South Carolina. After practicing general dentistry for five years, he then completed a two year Endodontic Residency at the University of Iowa in June 2011. Since June 2011, Dr. Barfuss has been a practicing endodontist in the United States Army and in private practice. He currently serves at Fort Carson, Colorado and with Colorado Endodontic Group. He is married with four children.
Dr. Mike Huber, DDS, MS – Periodontist
- University of Oklahoma, 1985 Chemistry BS
- University of Missouri Kansas City, 1990 DDS
- University of Iowa, 1993 Periodontic certificate; Masters of Science
- 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
- 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.
Nikky, Office Manager
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
Casey 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.