About Our Office
Dr. Chris Mussone – Dentist
Dr. Chris Mussone received his DDS from Marquette University School of Dentistry in 1999. Immediately following Dental School, Dr. Mussone provided Dentistry in Parker, Arizona, and then returned to his home state of California and practiced in Silicon Valley for several years. However, the allure of Colorado as a place to raise a family and pursue his hobbies grew too hard to resist. In 2007 he relocated to Colorado Springs, where he took over a 35 year established practice. When not treating patients, Dr. Mussone enjoys fly-fishing, hiking, and the outdoors, and his kids. His laid-back style of Dentistry makes his Staff and patients alike feel comfortable, and his experience is a great asset to our Team.
Dr. Paul Effinger – Dentist
Dr. Paul Effinger is a graduate of Midwestern University College of Dental Medicine – Illinois. After graduation he returned to his home state of Indiana for a year before moving to Woodland Park. Dr. Effinger enjoys the outdoors and spends his free time hiking, riding motorcycles and ATVs, and working on projects. He is looking forward to experiencing all the inter time activities the area has to offer.
Dr. Scott Greening – Orthodontist
Dr. Greening is a graduate of The University of Detroit School of Dentistry in Detroit Michigan. He went on to complete a General Practice Residency at The Ohio State University in Columbus Ohio before joining the United States Air Force.
For the next 29 years Dr. Greening was stationed all over the world including duty to Greenland and Saudi Arabia before attending Orthodontic Specialty training in San Antonio TX.
Dr. Greening has lived off and on in the Colorado Springs area since 1997 and likes to consider himself a Colorado Native and calls this home.
He has three daughters and resides in the Northern Colorado Springs area. He enjoys spending time with his family and enjoying the outdoor life that Colorado has to offer going skiing, and hiking.
Judy – Orthodontics Manager
Judy has a BA in Business Administration from Northern Colorado. She has over 17 years of dental office management experience and currently manages our orthodontist practice.
Shawna – Office Manager
Shawna has over 15 years of dental and medical administrative experience. In her capacity as office manager she has intimate knowledge of all avenues of the practice including but not limited to treatment planning, making financial arrangements for patients, managing and optimizing patient’s use of their insurance, and supervising our front office, dental assistant, and hygienist team.
Nikki – Patient Care Coordinator
Nikki lives in Cripple Creek with her husband and fur babies. She moved to Colorado from South Dakota. Nikki is a Dental Assistant who is now our Patient Care Coordinator at Woodland Park Dental Group. Her infectious smile, upbeat personality, and expertise and knowledge in the dental field are welcomed by all!
Vanessa – Dental Assistant
Vanessa is a Colorado native; she was born and raised in Denver and has always had an interest in dentistry. Along with being a DA, she is also currently attending UCCS to obtain a higher education in the dental field. Vanessa enjoys hiking and being outdoors with her husband. Her upbeat and positive attitude is enjoyed by all, staff and patients alike.
Elona – RDH
Elona attended Pueblo Community College and received her A.A.S. in Dental Hygiene in 2004. She has been practicing dental hygiene since 2004 and she received the Clnical Excellence Aware from the Colorado Dental Hygienist Association. Elona lives in Woodland Park with her husband and daughter. She enjoys traveling, spending time with her family and loves the outdoors.
Cindy – RDH
Cindy is a Registered Dental Hygienist at Woodland Park Dental Group. She obtained her degree at the Community College of Denver. Cindy is a Colorado native and enjoys the outdoors. Her many years of experience, along with her positive attitude which is infectious, make her a great asset to our office. She truly cares about her patients.
Jackie – Dental Assistant
Jackie is originally from Las Vegas, but spent the last 3 years in Germany before settling down in Colorado. Jackie graduated from the Colorado Dental Assisting School in her spare time while working another job, because she wanted to pursue her love of dentistry. In her free time, she likes to hike, decorate cakes, and do ballet. Her smile is infectious, and the team is so happy to have her at Woodland Park Dental!