About Our Office
Highlands Ranch Dental Group is located in Highlands Ranch, Colorado and provides a number of regular and cosmetic dental services. Learn more about our office.
Dr. Jeffrey Wilkin, DDS – General & Cosmetic Dentist
Dr. Wilkin grew up in Freeport, IL. He went to Creighton University where he earned a BA in Psychology and a DDS in 1985. He returned to his hometown to practice dentistry. In 2004 he and his wife Sherry moved to Colorado with their five children.
Dr. Wilkin has been a lifelong student and has taken many postgraduate courses over his career. Most notably, the Dawson Academy of Advanced Dental Studies and Spear Education in Scottsdale, Arizona. This has given Dr. Wilkin the ability to diagnose and help patients with their basic and complex dental needs.
When not practicing dentistry, Dr. Wilkin likes to spend time with his wife Sherry, their five children and eight grandchildren who all live in the Denver Metro area. He also enjoys golf, biking, hiking and reading.
“When you entrust me to provide your dental care, you can expect that I will listen to your concerns and together, we will develop a personalized plan to help you achieve your dental goals. I will provide you care in a gentle and efficient manner.”
Dr. Ahmed B. Salman – Endodontist
Dr. Salman was born and raised in Baghdad, Iraq. His initial dental training was at the University of Baghdad where he received a Bachelor of Dental Surgery (B.D.S). Afterwards, He completed a one-year general practice residency at Cairo University Hospital in Egypt.
After a couple of years practicing as a general dentist, he decided to continue his educational journey in the United States where he obtained a second dental degree (D.D.S) from the University of Colorado School of Dental Medicine. During his time at the dental school, he was recognized for his passion and received an award for Excellence in Endodontics.
After practicing in the Denver metro area as a general dentist his passion towards Endodontics lead him to pursue a postgraduate training at the University of the Pacific Dugoni School of Dentistry in San Francisco, CA. He received a certificate of specialty in Endodontics and a Master of Science in Dentistry (M.S.D). During his residency, Dr. Salman received the postgraduate OKU clinical excellence day award for his 1st place clinical presentation.
Dr. Salman is Board Eligible with the American Board of Endodontics. He is an active member of the American Dental Association, the American Association of Endodontists, the Colorado Dental Association and the Metropolitan Denver Dental Society.
During his free time, Dr. Salman plays soccer on weekly basis and enjoys traveling and spending time with his family.
Jackie – Hygienist
Jackie is our experienced hygienist who has 16 years in the dental field. She developed an interest in dental health after seeing her teeth transform with braces. She earned her degree at Colorado Northwestern in Rangely, CO.
Jackie enjoys spending her time with her two kids, two dogs and cat. She loves hiking, fishing and being challenged on the racquetball court.
“As my patient, you will receive quality care tailored to your personal needs and wants. My goal is to make or keep your mouth healthy so you can show off your smile to be confident and enjoy life.”
Kayla – Hygienist
Kayla is our experienced hygienist who graduated from Colorado Northwestern in Rangely, Colorado. She was trained extensively in periodontal instrumentation, restorative procedures, and local anesthesia. Since graduation, Kayla has continued to invest in continuing education. Kayla loves to help people and wants everyone to feel confident in their smile.
When she is not at work: she enjoys traveling to new places, supporting her Colorado Rockies, spending time with her friends and family, and hiking with her dog, Shiloh.
Lydia – Office Manager
Lydia was born and raised in South Carolina but recently relocated to Denver. She is our Office Manager who has over 10 years experience in business management. While studying business in New York City, she began her interest in working in management and freelancing her skills which took her after graduation to living in North Carolina, Florida, and now Colorado. Going the extra mile for every patient or client has always been instilled in her which radiates through the office.
Lydia enjoys being with her husband and their 2 huskies, cat, and bearded dragon. On her free time she loves to go rock climbing, swimming, and spending time with family.