As our Lab Technician, Donna is a huge asset to our team at Sawyer Creek Orthodontics. She has a wealth of knowledge that she has acquired in her more than 20 years at Sawyer Creek.  Donna works behind-the-scenes each day making sure all of our appliances are made, braces get set up and retainers fit perfectly. She is a master at our 3D printer and is always keeping up-to-date on all of the technologies we incorporate in our office.  We are grateful to have such a skilled employee on our team!

An Interview with Donna

What do you love about working at Sawyer Creek Orthodontics?

For starters, our generous and incredibly awesome Doctors who make us feel appreciated each day! I also love our cohesive team that feels deeply for each other, our patients and their families, and the success of the practice.

How long have you worked at Sawyer Creek?

Almost 21 years!

If you could live anywhere, where would it be and why?

In a beautiful log cabin near Estes Park in Colorado.

If you could only eat one meal for the rest of your life, what would it be?

My moms Thanksgiving Day family get-together meal. Oh SOOOO yummy!

Aside from necessities, what one thing could you not go a day without?


What’s your favorite zoo animal?

That is so difficult because I really love animals. One of the many is bears.

What did you want to be when you were small?

I remember my kindergarten teacher recording each of us saying what we wanted to be. I said nurse. I am happy to say- most of my life I have worked in  healthcare.

If you could join any past or current music group which would you want to join?

Toby Keith

What celebrity would you like to meet at Starbucks for a cup of coffee? Any why?

Jim Parsons or anyone from The Big Bang Theory. They are hilarious and seem like very down-to-earth people.

What song would you say best sums you up?

“Proud to be an American” by Lee Greenwood.

Which of the five senses would you say is your strongest?


Is there anything you wished would come back into fashion?

Banana Clips

What’s the most unusual thing you’ve ever eaten?

Minudo (Authentic Mexican Tripe Soup)

What three items would you take with you on a deserted island?

My dogs, a hammock and a satellite phone for when I wanted to be picked up.

What’s your favorite fast food chain?


What’s your favorite family recipe?

My mom’s Thanksgiving Day stuffing. Unfortunately, I don’t have the recipe because she doesn’t measure anything.

What’s your favorite holiday?


Do you love or hate rollercoasters?

Loved, until I got a concussion on one.

What would you sing at Karaoke night?

Anything by Shania Twain.

If money was no object, what would you do all day?

Buy an RV and travel. I would like to visit all of the state and national parks.

What is the best gift you have been given?

The gift of today.