Meet Our Dental Team

At the core of our dental practice is a friendly team of professionals that are dedicated to your utmost comfort and optimal oral health.  We view each patient as a unique individual, and tailor each treatment to your specific needs.  As part of our commitment to providing close, personalized attention to every patient, we want to encourage patient communication.  Please know that we are here to provide outstanding patient care, and that we value the trust you have placed in us.

Melody Finney

Melody Finney is our office’s Practice Manager.  You will find her an amazing resource for all things, but especially relating to scheduling, and saving you money on your choice of dental care with creative financing options. Melody has been in the Gunnison Valley since 1986. Melody enjoys reading spending time with her family.

Kalee Olmstead, Registered Dental Hygienist

Kalee Olmstead was raised in Collbran, Colorado.  She came to Western in 1998.  After working several jobs and attending WSC, she decided she wanted to stay in the Gunnison valley.  She left for two years to obtain her Bachelor’s in Dental Hygiene from the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center and in 2004, immediately returned to pursue her career as a dental hygienist.  She is passionate about continuing her education and pursues courses that allow her to offer high quality care for patients.  She became an Orofacial Myofunctional Therapist and Buteyko Breathing practitioner in 2015.  She is extremely happy to be a part of the Gentle Dental team!  In her free time, she loves spending time with her husband and children partaking in the endless outdoor opportunities our valley offers!

Tracy Harty, Dental Assistant

Tracy Harty is a Massachusetts state native that fell in love with the Gunnison and Crested Butte areas 15 years ago and decided to make it her home.  She is a fantastic dental assistant and patients often remark at how comfortable she makes their visit to the office.  When she is not being Dr Anderson’s right hand gal you will find her amongst the wildflowers on the top of a mountain with her pup, Summit.