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. Pearl Lai – Periodontist
Dr. Pearl Lai is a Colorado native. She attended the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs where she received a bachelor’s degree in biology and chemistry. It was there she discovered her passion for dentistry and subsequently went on to the University of Colorado School of Dental Medicine. Prior to her periodontics residency at Mayo Clinic, she practiced as a dentist in the Aurora-metro area. At Mayo Clinic, Dr. Lai gained extensive experience in implant placement, osseous and soft tissue grafting.
As a practicing periodontist Pearl enjoys her relationships with her patients and her colleagues as much as the care she provides. In her spare time she enjoys reading, hiking, and snowboarding.
“I look forward to meeting new people and fostering long term relationships. I find that dentistry and periodontics provides the perfect opportunity. It is very gratifying when I can help a person to achieve their optimum health.”
Dr. Paul Hamersky – 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.
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!