About Our Office
Hampden Dental is located in Aurora, Colorado. Our team of Aurora dental specialists includes regular and cosmetic dentists, endodontists, orthodontists, periodontists, and oral surgeons.
Dr. Ashley Kaploe, D.D.S.
Dr. Kaploe is a graduate of The University of Michigan Ann Arbor where she received a Bachelor of Sciences in Brain, Behavior & Cognitive Sciences. Not wanting to leave home, she stayed in Ann Arbor to earn a Doctorate of Dental Surgery, graduated as a member of the Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society, and became the President of the Alpha Chapter of Delta Sigma Delta Dental Fraternity. Eager to further her education, Dr. Kaploe moved to Colorado to complete a General Practice Residency at Denver Health Medical Center. During her year working at he hospital she gained extensive knowledge in all aspects of dentistry.
Dr. Kaploe actively pursues opportunities to gain all the most recent knowledge in dentistry as a participating member of the American Dental Association, Colorado Dental Association, and the Metro Denver Dental Society. Dr. Kaploe loves forming meaningful relationships with her patients and helping them achieve their oral health related goals. Outside the office, Dr. Kaploe can be found watching college football, NHL hockey, hiking, running, reading and enjoying Colorado.
Dr. Paul Hamersky, D.D.S., M.S. – Orthodontist
Dr. Paul Hamersky is a graduate of the University of Nebraska, earning a degree in Chemical Engineering, his DDS and an MS in Orthodontics all while in Lincoln. He has practiced in and around the Aurora area for over 25 years and has helped thousands of patients navigate the world of Orthodontistry. Paul is also an active practitioner of Invisalign and is experienced in helping patients deal with the challenges of Sleep Apnea.
Dr. Hamersky has been married to his wife for over 35 years and they have 3 grown children. He is an avid Nebraska Cornhusker fan – regularly attending Husker football games – and regularly enjoys playing golf.
Dr. Ahmed B. Salman, D.D.S., M.S.D. – Endodontist
Dr. 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.
Ashley – Office Manager
With 7 years experience in the dental field, Ashely is passionate about being a Practice Manager.
One of the things she enjoys most about dentistry is to see how changing a patient’s smile can transform their life.
Ashley has a husband and 3 dogs that enrich her life every day, and whether it’s traveling or playing around the house, they make her heart smile.
Yolanda – Hygienist
Yolanda Jones, a graduate of the University of Minnesota, has enjoyed living in Colorado for the last 12 years with her 3 children Mya, Marcus and Alexandria as well as her husband Darius. When she’s not working, Yolanda loves traveling, camping and reading. Her favorite part of dentistry is meeting new people every day and hearing about their lives.
Alli – EDDA
Alli was born in CA, but moved to Colorado when she was 8. She has been a dental assistant since 2011 with experience in general dentistry and pediatrics! Alli has been an EDDA since 2015. She enjoys reading, meditation, and spending time with her husband and two cats!
Jazmin – Dental Hygienist
Jazmin graduated from Colorado Northwestern Community College. She’s a Colorado native, originally from the western slope. She enjoys the outdoors and trying out new places to eat with friends and family. Her favorite part of dentistry is meeting new people and getting to know them.
Lori – Dental Assistant
Lori was born in Texas, and has also lived in California and Florida. She is a graduate of California State University, Chico with a BA in Psychology. Also an Air Force veteran, she was a dental assistant for her four year enlistment.
Lori enjoys spending time with her husband Rocky, their two cats, and a rabbit. Outside of the office, she enjoys playing video games, reading, and cooking.