Courtney is one of our dental hygienists. She decided her junior year of high school that this was the career path she wanted to take. A church youth leader was a hygienist and told her what she loved about it. It’s a blessing to Courtney to be able to help people. She loves to bring out others' self confidence and enjoy their own smile. Helping patients and friends see the connection between their overall health and the health of their mouth is always an accomplishment. She went to school at Utah Valley University and then transferred to the Utah College of Dental Hygiene to get her bachelors in dental hygiene in 2014.
After graduating she moved to California and worked in Irvine and Huntington Beach. She enjoyed going to Disneyland and the beach and making new friends there. She came back to Utah and started working here in February 2017. She enjoys working alongside Dr. Larsen and the other staff members in helping treat our patients with the best care possible.
Courtney grew up in Chandler, Arizona. She has tried many sports from ballet, soccer, dance, cheerleading and figure skating. There were lots of lakes around so she also did water skiing and pretty much anything behind a boat. She loves being around friends and family and enjoying their company. To her it’s less about what you’re doing and more about who you are with.
Cassidy has been a dental hygienist with Fort Union Family Dental since November 2019 and she loves the family environment in the office. She has been working in the dental field since 2014 and loves the relationships she builds with patients and their families. She attended Brigham Young University Idaho and then transferred to the Utah College of Dental Hygiene where she completed her Bachelors of Dental Hygiene degree in 2018.
Having grown up in Oregon, Cassidy loves the outdoors and spends most of her free time hiking, camping, running, and traveling. She loves southern Utah and exploring national parks throughout the country. If she’s not outdoors enjoying nature, she’s spending time with family, friends, and loved ones.
Amy was born in Provo, Utah. She went to the American Institute of Medical and Dental Tech. Amy moved out to Taylorsville, Utah and met her husband and they have been married for 25 years. They have 2 children and 2 grandchildren. She loves being in the dental field because she gets to help take care of and get to know our patients. When Amy is not working she enjoys spending time with her family and does hand-stamped jewelry.
Des grew up in West Jordan, Utah. She has been a dental assistant for 4 years now. She went to school at Premier Dental Assisting. Des joined our team in March 2019. She loves that her job is hands on and that it has many rewarding moments. Helping people love their own smile is one of her favorites. Her time outside of work is spent with family and enjoying the outdoors while camping.
Shelby has grown up here in Sandy. She went to Jordan High School and then Salt Lake Community College. Shelby has been a dental assistant for 7 years, she has been with Dr. Bowen for years. She started at Fort Union Family Dental in November 2019 when we joined our practices. Her favorite thing about being an assistant is helping patients get a mouth of full functioning teeth in addition to that confident smile. When she is not at work you can find her reading, cooking, watching TV and movies, hiking, going to the gym, and playing games with friends. She likes to travel and has been to Germany. Shelby is a clean freak and has had a passion for dentistry since elementary school.
Jackie was born in Mexico and grew up in Utah. She has been a dental assistant since December 2019. She started in September of 2020 at Fort Union Family Dental. Her favorite part of being a dental assistant is being able to meet new people and help them get out of pain. She loves it because she gets to learn new things about the mouth that she didn’t know before. Every time she comes into work she learns something new. Outside of work she loves watching her nieces and nephews and having family over on the weekends.
This is our fabulous office manager, Heidi! Heidi was born in Utah and raised in Idaho. She moved to Maine after getting married and lived there for 25 years. They raised their four daughters there. Heidi has been an office manager for 6 years and has worked with our office since May 2020. She loves helping patients feel comfortable coming to the dentist. She has had a dental phobia in the past and knows that it is common, but loves to help people overcome that fear. Her goal is to make every patient feel like part of our dental family. Heidi loves to craft - sewing, vinyl, paper crafts, anything really. Most of her spare time is divided between spending time with her grandchildren and family and making peppered jam.
Patti has lived in the Salt Lake Valley for 36 years. She has been married for 37 years. Patti has 2 daughters and she loves to spend time with her grandchildren. Patti has been in the dental field for 42 years. For 35 of those years she has been working alongside Dr. Bowen. She started out assisting him and now works in the front office. She joined Fort Union Family Dental when our practices joined in November 2019. In her free time Patti enjoys scrapbooking and going on tropical vacations.
Lee-Ann was born and raised in Fiji. She lived and grew up in New Zealand and Fiji, before moving to Los Angeles in 2007. She has lived in Utah since 2010, and started in the dentistry field working for Dr. Todd Larsen in 2011. Her experience in administration, billing and accounting has helped her in the dental field on the management aspect. She enjoys travel, food, technology, drawing, painting and sewing. For someone who was brand new to the dental field, she has developed a passion for dentistry and helping patients receive the care they need.