Meet Our Team

Our team members are friendly, caring, kind and even bubbly. We believe that warmth makes all the difference in making our patients feel at ease. We invite you to get to know the individuals who will help our periodontists, Dr. Dan Thousand and Dr. Katelyn Fleming, with your care. For any questions about our periodontal services in Centennial, Colorado, we invite you to call Periodontal Associates at 303-795-5700 today.

Periodontal Associates team photo


Accounting Officer

Mary, our dedicated accountant, skillfully balances the financial intricacies that keep our company thriving. With a keen eye for detail and an unwavering commitment to accuracy, she is great for our team. Her knowledge and professionalism not only ensure our books are in order but also foster a sense of trust and reliability.


Patient Care Coordinator

Amanda has done it all. She has been an assistant, a manager and a care coordinator in dentistry over the years. She efficiently manages the schedule for all our patients’ visits and handles everything from care explanation to insurance benefits. She ensures our patients feel comfortable with their treatment and goes to bat for them to maximize their insurance benefits.


Patient Care Coordinator

Lisa is also another seasoned veteran in the dental field with over 30 years of experience as an administrator and a care coordinator. As a care coordinator, her goal is to help patients through every step of the treatment process. She will make sure the treatment plans our patients choose works for them as best as possible.


Chief Operating Officer

Kim is an amazing patient advocate and a seamless administrator. Kim has over 25 years of patient care and practice management experience in multiple fields of dentistry. She has been vital in the growth of our practice since Dr. Thousand first started many years ago. She has been vital in helping us grow to where we are now. Kim works hard to provide a positive environment for our patients and team members. When she is not in the office, she can be found gardening with her husband or spending time with her sons and grandkids.


Surgical Assistant

Christina began her career in dentistry in the early 2000’s. She has also been vital to our practice’s growth over the years. Christina enjoys assisting with surgeries and plays a large role in coordination of the surgical team and sterilization of our instrument supply. She is extremely good with our kiddos and is great at making our patients feel comfortable even through the toughest surgeries.


Surgical Assistant

Kathleen’s assisting career has been involved in surgery from the beginning. She has worked for multiple surgical specialties and has a vast knowledge of how to assist our surgeons. Originally from New York, we are lucky to have her as part of the team and for her to now call Colorado her home. Not only does she assist in surgery, but she is also responsible for the majority of our pre- and post-operative care organization and making sure patients have all the information they need to provide successful surgical outcomes.


Our Stellar Hygienist

Melody will make you feel warm and welcome and will provide you with one of the best periodontal maintenances you will ever receive. She has enjoyed making a difference in her patients’ lives through dental hygiene and assisting with their dental goals since the early 1990’s. When she is not in the office, she is likely spending time with her wonderfully large family.