Practice Staff

amanda's picture


office manager

Amanda is our office manager and expert on insurance issues, billing, scheduling and in general keeping the practice humming. She is from Connecticut originally (listen closely) but her father moved to Ft Carson so she’s a graduate of Mitchell High School. After a stint in the US Navy as a firefighter she started her career in general dentistry with Dr. Jim Nelson. Due to her great people skills and quick grasp of practice administration, she rose rapidly to the office manager position. After 5 years with Dr. Nelson she joined the dental corporate world for 5 years eventually managing specialty services all over Colorado. Starting a family brought her back to the friendly environs of private practice and we benefit greatly from her wide-ranging experience. She expands her expertise as a member of the Colorado Springs Dental Practice Management Group and taking Fred Pryor seminars. Amanda and Luke are the beaming parents of Spencer.


orthodontic assistant

Casey is an orthodontic assistant. She is a graduate of Vista Ridge High School and Pima Medical Institute. Even though she had formal dental training her other work experiences prepared her perfectly for a career in orthodontics. She has worked as a hostess at Texas Roadhouse and as a nanny. What better way to learn how to seat patients on time and take care of younger patients? She was able to do an orthodontic externship while at Pima so she came to us well prepared. She is our consummate multitasker. In addition to running the clinical side of the clinic, Casey manages many of the behind the scenes tasks. She monitors our infection control program, maintains the inventory and manages the laboratory. Casey attributes her photogenic qualities to lots of practice taking pictures for the cheerleader squad at Vista.


Bree was added to our team in 2017 after completing her dental assistant schooling. She is originally from Woodland Park and graduate of Woodland Park High so she is a great resource on where to eat when we’re at our satellite office in the mountains. Bree is quickly mastering all of the demanding tasks of an orthodontic chairside assistant. Son Preston recently turned two so you know her day is never done.


Lauren is our latest addition to the clinical side of the house. Lauren was able to intern with us during dental assisting school so we were able to participate in training her up to our standards and get to know her sweet personality.

Montebello Drive West
2575 Montebello Drive West,
Suite 101, Colorado Springs, CO 80918
Tel: (719) 268-7138
Fax: (719) 599-5107
Woodland Park
400 W Midland Ave #110,
Woodland Park, CO 80863
Tel: (719) 687-6129
Responsive image
Do the right thing at the right time
with the least cost and risk.
719.268.7138 Skype Consultation
Bentele Orthodontics
What our patients say...

We went to an evaluation at an orthodontist before this one and the price seemed kind of high so then I came to an evaluation here & not only was the price lower but immediately we felt very comfortable and loved the atmosphere of the office. The staff is wonderful, always on time & Dr. Bentele is a great Dr. - very knowledgeable, friendly & with excellent communication. I would recommend this practice to everyone!

We highly recommend Dr. Bentele and his practice. He is honest, friendly, skilled & timely - you name it. He and his staff are wonderful! Angela at the front desk is especially kind and helpful. Best of all - Dr. Bentele creates a wonderful outcome of beautiful teeth. I've experienced two other orthodontists with other children and Dr. Bentele definitely outshines all - in every way - even in cost! I can't speak highly enough about Bentele Orthodontics!

This office is extremely thorough in explaining all aspects of orthodontics from finances to procedures. I'm very confident in this office.

Dr. Bentele makes the patient feel comfortable with his skill and calm confidence. He's honest about the treatment needed and tries to keep the patient informed of the treatment.

Dr. Bentele is our orthodontist for our two children. He provided clear treatment plans with a practical approach. Dr. Bentele does all of the banding and bonding himself and the office appointments are appropriately scheduled. Our children get in and out quickly and the office is never overscheduled, resulting in short waits and unhurried treatment. We're very satisfied and would recommend our friends to see Dr. Bentele!

Dr. Bentele and all staff have been very professional and the cost was reasonable. The approach of not having braces on longer than necessary is one area where I have seen other children suffer (children who went to other orthodontists). The way Dr. Bentele explains what he is doing and why has been good for my daughter to learn the importance of her treatment. I appreciate Dr. Bentele's patience with us as we experienced a difficult financial time during the beginning of our process.