Kathryn Radtke, DDS
Dr. Kathryn Radtke is originally from Omaha, Nebraska. She moved to Fort Collins to study Microbiology at CSU. After graduating, she moved back to Nebraska where she graduated with honors from the Nebraska Medical Center College of Dentistry. She then completed a general practice residency at Colorado University Health Science Center. After moving back to Fort Collins, she completed numerous continuing education courses on implants, restorative dentistry, cosmetic dentistry, and occlusion. Creating beautiful smiles for the entire family in a relaxed environment is her daily mission. Dr. Radtke loves being a dentist in Fort Collins, Colorado.
Outside of the dental office, Kathryn loves spending time with her family. She is married to Kurt and they have a beautiful young daughter named Kate. They enjoy hiking, biking, and running around with their golden retriever, Gretel.
Brad Eckhardt, DDS
Dr. Eckhardt is a graduate of the University of Michigan Dental School. Upon completion of dental school, Dr. Eckhardt worked for Health District of Northern Larimer County, serving the community for the past four years. During that time, Dr. Eckhardt continued his education through various post-graduate courses including advanced dental training he also completed a Nobel mini-residency in implant dentistry. As your neighbor and dedicated dental professional Dr. Eckhardt has made a commitment to delivering the finest in oral health, ethics, and patient safety. Dr. Eckhardt wants to be your Fort Collins dentist.
Dr. Eckhardt and his wife Micah have three young boys. They, along with their golden retriever, are residents of Fort Collins. They love to ski and their “Colorado lifestyle”, offers them wide variety of outdoor activities.
“Micah and I were raised in a small town. We want to raise our children with that same sense of community and respect for the environment. We love living in Colorado” says Dr. Eckhardt.
He is a member of the American Dental Association, Colorado Dental Association and Larimer County Dental Society
Sandra Hunter, DDS
Dr. Sandra Hunter is originally from Texas. She received her dental degree from the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, graduating magna cum laude. Following dental school, she completed an Advanced Educational General Dentistry residency program at Baylor Dental School in Dallas, TX. During her training, she helped to illustrate her school’s dental manuals as well as esthetic lectures.
Dr. Hunter and her husband moved to Fort Collins in 2010. She began working for the Health District of Larimer County and joined our team in 2012. She enjoys spending time with her two girls, hiking in the beautiful Colorado trails, and volunteering with the Denver Museum of Nature and Science.
Dr. Hunter is also a passionate artist both in and out of the mouth. She is an award winner of the Guild of Natural Science Illustrators and the Colored Pencil Society of America. Whether you need to fix a chipped tooth, or need a full cosmetic consult, Dr. Hunter would be happy to help you.
Alex Spivak, DMD
Dr. Alex Spivak is a graduate of University of Florida College of Dentistry. After graduating from dental school, Dr. Spivak completed an elective two-year Advanced Education in General Dentistry program at UF, where he received extensive training with world-renowned physicians in fields of occlusion, jaw joint disorders, dental implants, endodontics and prosthodontics. At UF, Dr. Spivak became a fellow with the International Congress of Implant Dentistry, and he received the distinguished “Best of the Best” award in prosthodontics. Dr. Spivak’s professional philosophy entails offering the highest quality of restorative and cosmetic dentistry and educating patients about their oral health.
Dr. Spivak is married to Brittney, a family medicine resident with Poudre Valley Hospital. He enjoys hiking, camping, cooking, surfing, and playing guitar.
Kurt Radtke – Practice Manager
Kurt Radtke is a native of Fort Collins, Colorado. He went to Fort Collins High School and studied business and German at the University of Northern Colorado. Kurt and Kathryn married eleven years ago, and their daughter Kate keeps them very busy. He loves spending time with his family, and loves to travel when he is not working.
Rachel Raffone – Office Manager
Rachel has worked in the dental field for the past twelve years, migrating from the back office to the front desk where she enjoys interacting with patients. An east coast native, Rachel fell in love with the beauty and culture of Fort Collins while visiting friends. It wasn’t long before she packed up her car and headed across the country to settle here. She likes to enjoy sunny Colorado days hiking with her dog Bicky, painting some of the lovely scenery, or exploring some of the great shops and restaurants around town.
When you are calling in to make your dental appointment, please ask Rachel to schedule your appointment with our friendly dental hygienist and one of our great dentists.
Ruth Ray – Financial Specialist
Ruth brings 24 years of dental administration experience to Front Range Dental Center. Originally from Council Bluffs, Iowa, Ruth moved with her family to Colorado in 1974 where she’s raised her three children. Sarah works for the PGA Tour in Florida, Dylan is in college locally, and Sydney is in high school. Ruth enjoys all family time (including her 8 grand dogs), keeping up with friends, country music, Nebraska football, and recreating in warm weather. Ruth looks forward to annually touring on their Harley and taking cruises with her husband, Jett.
Kim Sever – Dental Hygienist
Kim Sever has been practicing for ten years. Her attention to detail and friendly demeanor will make your appointment a pleasure. She loves the sunshine of Colorado and loves to spend all of her free time enjoying the outdoors. Call us to schedule a cleaning with Kim and one of our Fort Collins dentists.
Julie Jané – Dental Hygienist
Julie and her family moved to Fort Collins in June 2012 from Nebraska. She graduated from UNMC College of Dentistry in 2003. Julie enjoys caring for her patients and building a genuine relationship. She values providing gentle but comprehensive care. Julie enjoys spending time with her family and friends doing outdoor activities such as running, biking, hiking, camping, downhill skiing, paddle boarding, and kayaking. Her life motto: “Live life to the fullest!”
Laurisa Ward – Dental Hygienist
Laurisa is a native to Colorado, having grown up in Loveland. She competed in rodeo events throughout high school but sold her horses when she went away to college. She attended undergrad in Lincoln, Nebraska and earned a health degree from Walla Walla University in Washington. She continued her education earning her Dental Hygiene degree from Loma Linda University in California. She moved back to Colorado in 2013. Outside the office, Laurisa enjoys hiking, spending time with family, and crafting.
Amy Cloute – Dental Hygienist
Originally from Wisconsin, Amy graduated in 2002 from Madison Area Technical College with her associates in Dental Hygiene. Amy moved to Fort Collins in Summer of 2014 and joined Front Range Dental Center, bringing over 10 yrs of experience in the dental field. Amy is passionate about advancing a patient’s knowledge of proper hygiene while creating a comfortable experience in an exam setting. Outside of the office, Amy enjoys hiking, yoga, running and spending time exploring the beautiful mountains of Colorado.
Vicki Stronce – Dental Hygienist
Vicki grew up in Aurora, Nebraska where her family manufactured medical equipment. She attended Kearney State College for Biology and Pre-Dental Hygiene before moving to Colorado and attending Pueblo Community College to complete her degree. She has been practicing for 27 years, and still loves creating smiles. She wants you to feel comfortable and hopes to exceed your treatment expectations. Vicki enjoys spending time with her family, playing the piano, travel, and is learning to play golf.
Jennifer Jenkins – Dental Assistant
Jennifer moved to Colorado from California in 2011 with her family. She has been in the dental field since 1997 and loves everything about dentistry. She also loves camping and fishing.