(719) 846-7387

417 University St. • Suite 1
Trinidad, CO 81082

Meet the Staff


Renee Whitaker

Registered Dental Hygienist

Renee’s duties include doing teeth cleanings for patients, taking X-rays and application of fluoride. Also, she is laser certified and is periodontal treatment certified. Renee started her career in the dental field in 1991. She is a Trinidad native, married and has two teenage children. Renee enjoys helping patients achieve a healthy oral environment and preserving a beautiful healthy smile! Her patients say she is very thorough and is highly attentive to detail.


Jennifer Walton

Dental Hygienist

Jennifer has Associate Degrees in both Dental Assisting and Dental Hygiene. She assists Dr. Amy with new and periodic evaluations, X-rays, oral hygiene instructions and laser treatments. Jennifer started dental assisting in 1996 while attending Pueblo Community College for dental hygiene pre-requisite courses. She is married and has a son and a daughter. Jennifer likes helping patients keep a “healthy” smile. Her patients say she is pretty easy going and provides a comfortable gentle cleaning.


Ashleigh Vecellio

Certified Dental Assistant

Ashleigh is 21 and is a Certified Dental Assistant with her certification from the National School of Dental Assisting. In her free time she enjoys spending time with her family and friends, hanging out, fishing, jet skiing and going to country concerts.


Shannon O’Keef

Registered Dental Assistant

Shannon recently moved to Trinidad from Texas. She has been a registered dental assistant for 2 years. She loves her position at the office, working with the patients, being part of the team and working with Dr. Wilson. Her sweet and cheerful demeanor hels keep the patients comfortable throughout their visit. She lives on a ranch and enjoys riding her string of horses and working cattle when she is not in the office.


Miriam Vecellio

Sleep Coordinator

Miriam Vecellio is the Sleep Coordinator for our business Sleep Well Southern Colorado. This is another business that we added that identifies and addresses sleep disordered breathing like snoring and sleep apnea. Miriam is here to help you navigate your medical insurance and work with your physician so that your snoring and sleep apnea can be treated with a custom fit dental appliance. This often eliminates the need for a CPAP. Miriam is the mother of three daughters. She has been a part of the medical community for many years. She has enjoyed transitioning to the world of sleep medicine and is a dream at helping you with your medical insurance issues. Find out more about our sleep program at www.sleepwellsoco.com


Kelsie Yates

Patient Coordinator

Kelsie Yates is a patient coordinator for New Image Advanced Dental. She has been a resident of the Trinidad/Hoehne area most of her life. Kelsie enjoys spending time with her family and her Great Dane. She brings her expertise in insurance billing to the team and is happy to help you navigate your particular insurance issues.



Lacey is our new addition to New Image. She is a Mini Austrailian Shepherd. She comes to work with Dr. Wilson daily. Don’t be surprised if you are herded to your dental chair!! She is learning to be polite and social and has done a great job in her new environment.
Dr. Wilson has fallen in love with Lacey and they spend lots of time at the park learning Lacey’s new agility moves.