Our Team

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. Isael Aleman – General & Cosmetic Dentist

Isael AlemanDr. Isael Aleman was born in San Jose, California and grew up in Gilbert, Arizona. While studying biology at Arizona State University, he volunteered at CASS dental clinic for the homeless, where he learned to be a dental assistant. This lead to him pursuing his DDS from the University of Colorado School of Dental Medicine. His desire to continue education beyond school has allowed him to acquire additional skillsets in dental implants as well as in sedation dentistry. During his free time, he enjoys discovering new music, going to the gym, and snowboarding during the winter months.

“I provide skilled and compassionate care to my patients, to allow for the best dental experience possible. Patient trust is my number one goal. I take pride in improving my patients’ oral health while educating them about the link to their systemic health.”

Professional Associations

American Dental Association, Academy of General Dentistry, Colorado Dental Association, Metro Denver Dental Society

Volunteer Experience

Give Kids A Smile, Colorado Mission of Mercy, Guatemala Smiles Project, Central Arizona Shelter Services Dental Clinic

Achievements

Certified in nitrous oxide administration and Oral Conscious Sedation (Sleep Dentistry)

Dr. Ahmed B. Salman – Endodontist

Dr. Ahmed SalmanDr. 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

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.”

Mercy – EDDA

Mercy has been working as a Expanded Duty Dental Assistant for more than 38 years. She attended Emily Griffith School for Dental Assistant. Her experience includes working in various fields of General Dentistry including University Dental School for Dental Boards, Endodontics, and Oral Surgery. Assisting at Pediatric Dentistry Offices and Special Needs Offices has always been dear to her heart as well as given her a more thorough understanding of servicing all ages of patients and their needs.

Mercy is a proud mother to 3 beautiful girls and a proud grandmother to 5 grandkids. She is a Denver native who enjoys to bike, hike, and travel. Sunday dinner is a tradition each week with her family to catch up with everyone.

Lydia – Office Manager

LydiaLydia 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.