Our Team

About Our Office

Hampden Dental is located in Aurora, Colorado. Our team of dental specialists includes regular and cosmetic dentists, endodontists, orthodontists, periodontists, and oral surgeons.

Our Aurora CO dentist office is currently accepting new patients! Learn more about our offers, services and don’t forget to take full advantage of our payment options for patients without insurance.

Dr. Dian Li, D.D.S.

Dr LiDr Dian Li received his Bachelors from the University of Toronto in Neuroscience Specialist Program. Dr. Li later obtained his DDS degree from New York University College of Dentistry in 2018. He participated in Aesthetic Dentistry Honors Program and graduated on top of his clinical class.

Dr. Li then went into practice in Pennsylvania where he had extensive experience with restorative, endodontic, surgical, and prosthetic  dentistry. He is compassionate with his patients, instilling trust while committed to providing the highest level of care. Dr. Li is a very passionate general dentist and actively participates in continuing education courses to learn better techniques and master his profession.

Dr. Li’s love for nature guided his move to Colorado. The beautiful mountains and four seasons will allow him to pursue his hobby in hiking and skiing. Him and his dog are eager to travel and explore western United States together!

Dr. Paul Hamersky, D.D.S., M.S. – Orthodontist

Dr. Paul HamerskyDr. 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. Emily Malihi, D.D.S., M.S.D. – Orthodontist

Dr. Emily MalihiHello, my name is Dr. Emily Malihi and I have lived most of my life in Colorado. I attended Colorado School of Mines to pursue a degree in chemistry, prior to attending dental school at University of Colorado. After dental school, I completed my residency in orthodontics and my Master of Science Degree at University of Colorado. My fiancé and I enjoy hiking, skiing, playing pickleball and tennis. Additionally, I love reading and baking and I am hoping to improve my skills in gardening and golf. It is very important to me to provide my patients with the highest quality care and I feel grateful to have the opportunity to serve my local community.

Learn more about orthodontic services.

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

JazminJazmin 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.