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Steve Richardson, DDS


After earning a B.A. from the University of Colorado at Boulder in 1989, Dr. Richardson attended Baylor College of Dentistry in Dallas, Texas, where he earned his Doctor of Dental Science in 1993.  A native of Littleton, CO, Dr. R moved to the Springs right after dental school where he began working part-time with his uncle, Tom Richardson, D.D.S., and Jay Campbell, D.D.S.  

One year later, in 1994,  he purchased the practice from Dr.Campbell and has been at the same location ever since.  Dr. R truly loves caring for his patients and strives to give the best care possible while making it a fun and relaxing experience.  

He is a member of the Colorado Springs Dental Society, Colorado Dental Association, American Dental Association, and the Omicron Kappa Upsilon Honorary Dental Society.  

Dr. R has been married since 1989 to his wife, Jennie.  They have 3 beautiful kids who keep them extremely busy.  When he has free time, Dr. R loves spending time in the mountains hiking, climbing, running and fishing.  He has been known to travel a little, too.

Linda Schwellinger, RDH


Linda graduated as a Dental Hygienist in 1994 from Ferris State University in Big Rapids, Michigan, then moved to Roswell, NM, where she practiced for 4 years.  She moved to Colorado in 1998 and has been working for Dr. R  since 2004.  

She loves working with patients and providing them the best quality dental care possible in a fun and comfortable environment.  She frequently attends continuing education courses to keep her skills and knowledge current.  

Linda is married to her husband, Ken, and has 1 step-daughter and 2 grandchildren.  She loves animals and has a dog and a cat.  Her interests include country dancing, riding her Harley, gardening and anything outdoors.


Cheryl Fuino


Cheryl has over 10 years experience as an Expanded Duties Dental Assistant (EDDA).  In 1985, having completed her Associates Degree from the dental department at Pikes Peak Community College, she qualified for and received her EDDA accreditation.  

Tying the knot in 1988, Cheryl and her husband, Dave, moved to Massachusetts where she accepted a position in historic downtown Lexington where she assisted for 2 years. Nearly 15 years and 3 kids later, Cheryl re-entered the workforce with Dr. R in 2004. Cheryl enjoys reading, reality shows, and traveling with her family.



Jennie Richardson


After filling in from time to time in the front office over the years, Jennie is happy to now be a permanent employee as co-office manager. 

Shortly after graduating from CU with a BA in Psychology and Elementary Education in 1989, she and Dr. R were married.  Jennie taught elementary school for four years in Dallas while Dr. R attended dental school.  She has been a stay-at-home mom for the past 18 years raising their three kids and is now ready to be working again and being involved with the dental practice. 

Jennie's interest include scrapbooking, yoga and reading.  She loves to travel and spend time with her family.


Karen Stinson


Karen graduated from CSU with a BA.  Since then she has worked in marketing and graphic design.  Karen has worked for the past 12 years at 20/20 Institute, LASIK Center.  She can be found there when not at Dr. Richardson's office.  She is glad to be a part of the team as co-office manager.  

Karen and her husband Kent live in Colorado Springs with their three kids.  She enjoys running, hiking and attending lots of sporting events.




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