Dental Assistant

 J’laine Hastings

J’laine, or just “J,” is an Expanded Duties Dental Assistant, having more training and capability than a standard dental assistant. She has more than 20 years of experience in the profession of dentistry. She enjoys building relationships with our patients and seeing that their needs are met.

J grew up in Colorado and loves hiking, especially at her family’s property in the mountains.  She enjoys going to sporting events, mainly the Nuggets and the Avs.  J loves to travel in her free time.  Her favorite trip so far was to Maui, Hawaii.





 Lani McBeth

Lani has been a hygienist for more than 20 years. She is passionate about building lasting relationships with our patients. She customizes patient education based on personal needs and oral health.

Lani has been married for more than 20 years and has two children: Jay and Lauren. She and her husband study Shotokan martial art. Lani has a 2nd-degree black belt in Taekwondo. As a family they enjoy outdoor activities during all the Colorado seasons.




Melody Benschoter
Dr. Morris's dental hygienist Melody

Melody has been a hygienist for 15 years. You’ll see her at our office on Wednesdays; she is a full-time mom otherwise. She enjoys the flexibility of being a part time hygienist. She enjoys the relationships she has with patients and providing them quality health care.

Melody and her husband Chris have three children: JT, Kate, and James. Melody loves to read, sew, craft, and play board games when she’s not chasing her toddlers!






Office Manager

Donna Zaffer

Donna is Dr. Morris’s front office business manager with more than 15 years experience in the dental professional. Donna enjoys building relationships with the patients who come to our practice.

Donna moved to Colorado from New Mexico in 1978. She is a proud Yia Yia (grandmother) of four granddaughters who live in Colorado. Donna enjoys hiking, fishing and camping.