Dr. Tiffany Manzo grew up in Tucson, Arizona, where at the age of 12 she decided to become a dentist. Dr. Manzo loves the idea of watching families grow and helping keep them healthy at the same time. After many years of shadowing and assisting in the dental field, Dr. Manzo attended Arizona State University for her B.S., and then the University of Colorado for her Doctor of Dental Surgery degree. Dr. Manzo is an active member in the Colorado Dental Association, the American Dental Association, and the Metro Denver Dental Society.
Dr. Manzo has been living in and enjoying Colorado since 2006. In 2010, she began practicing dentistry. She spends half of her time practicing dentistry inside of nursing homes, and the other half at Applewood Dental.
Dr. Manzo has one son (Lalo), one cat (Little Tiger) and loves to garden, snowboard, read, and golf. She is excited to be a part of the Wheat Ridge community, and invite you to Applewood Dental.
Passionate about preventative and conservative dentistry, Dr. Manzo looks forward to providing the best care to your entire family.
Dr. Erin Cettie was born and raised in El Paso, Texas. She attended the University of Texas at El Paso and received her Doctor of Dental
Surgery from The University of Texas School of Dentistry at Houston. Growing up with her father as a dentist, the dental field has been part of her life for a long time. She is passionate about her career, and brings her energy and love for dentistry to every patient. For Dr. Cettie, dentistry is about understanding that every patient is unique and deserves the highest quality treatment. As a member of the American Dental Association and the Colorado Dental Association, Dr. Cettie enjoys attending continuing education courses, learning about new technology and dental advances. She also enjoys providing much needed dental care to patients in local nursing home facilities.
Dr. Cettie was married in May 2013 to her dentist husband Dr. Evan Cettie. After being in Houston for five years they decided to make Denver their home. They have been in Denver since October 2013 and love their new community. They have two sons, Tyler and Troy, and a Westie dog named Abby. In their free time, they love going up to the mountains to take in the sites of Colorado and enjoying all the fun local activities that Denver has to offer.
Dr. Cettie is proud to have been given the 5280 award by her dental peers and is proud that Applewood Dental has been nominated Best of Wheat Ridge for several years in a row. She looks forward to getting to know you and your family at Applewood Dental!
Gretchen graduated with a degree in dental assisting from Front Range Community College and has been in the dental field for 27 years. She has worked at Applewood Dental for the last 26 years and is a key component to our office. Her lively personality and genuine attitude makes all her patients feel welcome. She truly enjoys getting to know her patients and watching families grow.
Outside of work, Gretchen and her husband Mike have 3 kids. Her daughter is married and has a daughter. Gretchen loves to babysit when she can. She also has 2 sons in college, so they are enjoying having the house to themselves.
Janice is our newest full time dental hygienist. She comes to us with nearly 25 years of experience and is a CU grad with a BS in dental hygiene. She grew up in Lakewood, is the youngest of a large Irish/Italian family, and is mother to 2 college students. Her son is at CU in the Lead's Business School and her daughter is in the nursing program at Regis University. When she is not coaching patients on their dental health, Janice can be found hiking, exercising, paddle boarding, golfing, or taking in a concert or sporting event. She truly enjoys getting to know our patients and her approach to your dental care is gentle and informative.
Originally from Wyoming, Lori completed dental hygiene in Cheyenne and moved to Colorado. She has been in Colorado since 2012. Lori married a Colorado native in September 2015, had a baby girl in February 2017, and a baby boy in August 2019! Her family loves "Glamping" in their camper. Hiking and reading are also some of her favorite activities.
Destiny graduated from Emily Griffith Vocational School in 2007 for Dental assisting. She has been a registered dental assistant (RDA) for 12 years and is currently a part time student at CCD studying dental hygiene. Her favorite thing about being a dental assistant is getting to know our patients and helping to answer any questions a patient may have about their dental needs.
She has three teenagers (one girl and two boys) and one chihuahua. Her hobbies include all art mediums and working out. Destiny is a Colorado native and enjoys hiking and running red rocks. She is looking forward to getting to know you and your family!
At Applewood Dental, we lend our commitment to excellence to all our dental procedures. We bring you a wide range of high-quality dental treatments for your cosmetic and general needs. Whether you are looking for whiter teeth, to replace a missing tooth, or protect the dental health of your children, Applewood Dental has you covered.
Give yourself the gift of a dazzling smile.
Restore the smile your thought you had lost.
Missing tooth? No one will be able to tell!
Cavity restoration without leaving a mark.
Get your smile back with custom-made dentures.
Protection is the first step to a lifetime of excellent dental health.