Dr. Johnson has over 30 years of experience in virtually all areas of dentistry. Moreover, he feels extremely fortunate to have a highly experienced and professionally superior staff. His employees have been with him for many years, up to 25 years. He feels it is this exceptional staff that makes his office efficient, happy and comfortable for all – patients and employees alike!
Dr Stephen L. Johnson
Dr Johnson and his wife, Nancy, have lived and worked on the Redlands, in Grand Junction, Colorado for over 25 years. Nancy is the school librarian at Broadway Elementary, located just across Broadway from Dr Johnson’s office. Steve and Nancy have four grown children: David, a musician and tennis pro; Elizabeth, a medical student; Leslie, a pediatric intensive care nurse; and Richard, who is a law student at CU Boulder.
Linda Arnos, RDH
Linda Arnos is a Registered Dental Hygienist who has worked with Dr Johnson for 25 years. Prior to joining Dr Johnson, Linda worked at a local periodontal office. Linda is an excellent hygienist and a world-class conversationalist.
Carrie Polk, RDH
Carrie Polk is a Registered Dental Hygienist who has lived in Colorado only two years. Carrie has over twenty years experience as a hygienist in her home state of Michigan, both practicing and teaching Dental Hygiene. Carrie is an excellent hygienist and a very sweet, funny lady.
Laurie Jones is a Dental Assistant who has worked with Dr. Johnson for fifteen years. Laurie is a highly competent and experienced dental professional. Laurie also serves as our office manager. If you ever have questions or problems, Laurie can always help you.
Jessica Welsh is a Dental Assistant who has worked with Dr Johnson for eight years. She is a highly accomplished, professional and kind person. Jessica took six months off in 2011 to have her first child, a daughter, Rylee, who is the light of our office now.
Lea Peterson is our front office manager. She has been with the office for four years and keeps things running smoothly and efficiently. You will most likely speak with Lea when you call the office and when you arrive for an appointment. Lea always has a smile and a laugh and helps keep our office fun.