Dr. John S. Lydiatt
Dr. Lydiatt graduated from the University of Nebraska Dental School in 1997 after earning a Bachelor of Science Degree from Nebraska Wesleyan University. He is not only an award winning dentist, but also a member of the American Dental Association. Dr. Lydiatt currently serves as Secretary/Treasurer of the Pikes Peak Study Group. He also volunteers regularly at the K.I.N.D. (Kids in Need of Dentistry) Clinic in Colorado Springs. K.I.N.D. is a non-profit organization that helps underprivileged children receive dentistry. Dr. Lydiatt and his wife Jenny, have three children Jack, Jayne and Jerry. In his free time he enjoys running, golfing and fly fishing.
Dr. Jessica L. Duru
Dr. Duru graduated from the University of Nebraska Dental School in 2011. She also received her Bachelor of Science degree in Biology from the University of Nebraska at Lincoln. Dr. Duru is a member of the American Dental Association and the Colorado Dental Association and participates yearly in the Give Kids a Smile Day in February. Dr. Duru and her husband Frank welcomed their son Cameron in March of 2016 and are enjoying their time with him. In her free time, she likes to stay active and enjoys spending time with family and friends.
Dr. Abby Nye
Dr. Nye received her Doctorate of Dental Surgery from the University of Michigan Dental School in 2016, after graduating from Michigan State University in 2012 with a Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology. Dr. Nye furthered her dental training by completing the Advanced Education in General Dentistry residency program at the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill. While she calls Michigan home, Dr. Nye is thrilled to be pursuing her dream of moving out west to Colorado. In her spare time, Dr. Nye enjoys traveling, watching college football & basketball (Go Green!), and spending time with her family and friends.
Dr. Steven E. Savage
Dr. Steven Savage is a kind, compassionate dentist who claims both Great Falls, Montana and Colorado Springs, Colorado as home. Dr. Savage graduated from Brigham Young University receiving a Bachelor of Science in Biology and also a commission as a Second Lieutenant in the United States Air Force. Dr. Savage received his Doctorate of Dental Surgery from Colorado School of Dental Medicine in 2012. Following dental school, Dr. Savage expanded his scope of practice by completing an advanced education of general dentistry residency program at Nellis Air Force Base in Nevada in 2013. In addition to working at Lydiatt and Duru Family Dentistry, Dr. Savage, now a Captain, also practices dentistry at the United States Air Force Academy.
Our Front Office Staff
Our Dental Assistants
Pat joined the practice in 2003 and started in dentistry in 1974. She completed the Expanded Functions Dental Assistant program at Pikes Peak Community College. She is married and has two grown daughters. She enjoys hiking, sewing and reading.
Susie is originally from central Pennsylvania. She moved to Colorado in 1982 and was part of our staff from 1982 to 1994. She and her husband spent 4 years at Nellis Air Force Base in Las Vegas, then moved back to Colorado Springs. She re-joined our office in April 1998 and currently lives in Florissant with her daughter.
Lynn studied at the University of Wyoming in 1979 where she assisted the Wyoming State Crime Lab for dental forensics. She continued her education at the University of Colorado and received her National Board Certification in 1986 for dental assisting and orthodontics. Lynn enjoys fishing, ice hockey, baseball, riding motorcycles and traveling
Megan was born and raised in Colorado Springs. She studied dental assisting at Pikes Peak Community College and completed the program in 2014. Soon after, she joined our practice. She likes to spend time with family and friends, her chihuahua Penny and her adorable son Aidan.
Anja is originally from Germany. She moved to America as a toddler. She started in the dental field in 1990. She was EDDA Certified in 1991 at the University of Florida in Gainesville. She moved to Colorado in 1995 and she is a proud mother of one son. She enjoys outdoor activities such as swimming, hiking and camping.