Meet Our Team


E.D.D.A ( Expanded duties dental assistant)

Valentina is a Colorado native and grew up in the heart of Denver. After graduating high school Valentina grew a passion for dentistry. In 2001 she enrolled at Concorde Career Collage to obtain her dental assistant certification. Valentina has since then continued to enjoy furthering her education and knowledge in the dental field by attending as many continuing education courses she could. Valentina has also used her down time in the dental office to learn all aspects of the dental front office including insurance billing and coding. Valentina finds it rewarding to be able to care for her patients and treat all their dental needs while also building a relationship with them. In her spare time, Valentina enjoys spending time with her husband Michael and her 4 children, Timothy Jiavana, Nivia and Amare. They enjoy being outdoors as much as possible and vacationing as often as they can.




New Patient and Hygiene Coordinator

Stephanie was born in a small town in South Texas. She moved to Colorado as a child and has called Denver her home ever since. Stephanie has been with Ascent Dental Group since 2017 and has two years of dental experience. Her goal is to help keep our patients on track and up to date with their dental hygiene needs, verifying that insurance is current and that our patients visit starts as pleasant as possible. On her free time she enjoys spending time with her four year old daughter Sophia. Stephanie enjoys going to the movies, reading, spending time with family, and traveling to her hometown as often as she can; but her favorite thing to do is spend time with Sophia in the comfort of her home with pajamas, movies, and snacks..(of course!)




Dr. Kenneth White

General Dentist

Dr. White was born in Davenport, Iowa, but lived the majority of his life in Dallas, Texas. He is a 1979 graduate of Plano Senior High School, just north of Dallas. He received his Bachelor of Science degree in biology from Stephen F. Austin State University in Nacogdoches, Texas in 1983, then returned to Dallas where he attended Baylor College of Dentistry, graduating in 1988.

Dr. White has earned a proud reputation in his particular niche of general dentistry. His career has focused on performing the finest in endodontics, or “root canals”, a service many dentists prefer not to do, but where Dr. White excels. He has performed over 16,000 successful root canal cases. Dr. White enjoys attending numerous continuing education courses each year to always keep advancing his knowledge of dentistry and the health professions in general. He is an experienced clinician who is dedicated to providing high quality, conservative, and comfortable dentistry.

Dr. White has said that throughout his entire life he had felt like a misplaced Coloradan. He and his wife Kristin moved to Colorado in 2011 and could not be happier. He states, “We are finally home!” Dr. White resides in Evergreen and he and Kristin enjoy cycling, hiking, kayaking, camping, scuba, and snow skiing. Dr. White is also a former professional musician and continues to play piano and guitar.


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