Meet the Doctors

The Dream Team

Our dental team is here for your children! Friendly, knowledgeable and professional, we are here to increase your child’s comfort, alleviate their anxieties and help them get the best smile possible.

Dr. Lacey Bowen Goergen

Dr.  Lacey Bowen Goergen

Dr. Lacey was born and raised in the great state of Wisconsin. She earned her Doctor of Dental Surgery from Marquette University School of Dentistry where she was involved in many social programs to help support the community. Her passion for providing children with top-quality dental care is what led her to Children’s Hospital of Colorado, where she earned her Pediatric Dentistry Certificate . Dr. Lacey’s kindness and ingenuity have always stood out. In 2021, Dr. Lacey was featured in Incisal Edge Magazine’s "40 Under 40" celebrating the most innovative and interesting young Dentists in America. When Dr. Lacey enjoys traveling, exploring the natural beauty and endless opportunities for adventure that Colorado offers. Dr. Lacey loves hiking, skiing, catching shows at Red Rocks and cheering on her favorite teams with her husband. Dr. Lacey looks forward to meeting you and your family and providing your children with friendly and gentle pediatric dental care.

  Dr. Carissa Molina

Dr. Carissa Molina grew up in Madison, WI. She graduated magna cum laude from Marquette University with an Honors Bachelor of Science in Biomedical Sciences and a minor in Spanish for the Health Professions. While attending Marquette University School of Dentistry she was awarded the National Health Service Corps Scholarship and inducted into the the Omicron Kappa Upsilon Dental Honor Society. After graduating magna cum laude from Marquette with her Doctor of Dental Surgery degree in 2013, Dr. Carissa fulfilled her National Health Service Corps obligation at a community health center in Milwaukee, WI. As a general dentist she treated patients of all ages but especially enjoyed working with children and desired to pursue specialty training. She graduated from the pediatric dental residency program at Children's Hospital Colorado in 2019. Dr. Carissa is a member of the Metro Denver Dental Society, Colorado Dental Association, American Dental Association, Colorado Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, and the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry. She is also a board cerified with the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry. Dr. Carissa enjoys spending her free time                                                                                 hiking, reading, cooking and traveling.

  Dr. Prat Siva 

Dr. Siva grew up in Chennai, a south Indian coastal city. He obtained his MS Degree in Information Technology from the University of North Texas and worked in IT for 2 years before pursuing a Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS) degree from the University of California at Los Angeles. After graduation from dental school, he worked as a general dentist for 7 years. He completed a two-year pediatric dental residency at Children’s Hospital Colorado. With his passion for pediatric dentistry and a sincere concern for the well-being of his little patients and devoted families, he is determined to provide personalized care. He believes that there is no greater joy than providing them with quality dental care, improving their oral health and ensuring that they had an enjoyable and relaxed experience in his office. When he is not practicing dentistry, he loves spending time with his wife, Sangeetha, and daughter, Diya. They enjoy outdoor activities that Colorado has to offer.

  Dr. Landon Heckman

Dr. Heckman grew up in Birmingham, Alabama. He attended Auburn University from 2005-2009 where he graduated magna cum laude with a bachelor's degree in biomedical sciences. He then returned to Birmingham to complete dental school at the University of Alabama at Birmingham from 2010-2014. Following dental school, he and his wife relocated to Washington, D.C. where he practiced as a general dentist for two years while his wife completed her graduate school program. Once his wife completed her training, they moved to Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania where Dr. Heckman completed his two years of pediatric dental residency at Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh from 2016-2018.

Dr. Heckman's education provided comprehensive training in pediatric dentistry with a focus on patents with special health care needs, hospital dentistry, sedation/general anesthesia dentistry, and solutions to issues of access to care. He is currently a board cerified pediatric dentist and holds an active Colorado dental license.

In his free time Dr. Heckman enjoys playing tennis, guitar, and spending as much time as possible outdoors with his family and their furry border collie Lila.

  Dr. Kim Kretsch

Dr. Kretsch was born and raised in Iowa. She attended the University of Iowa where she earned a Bachelor of Science degree with a certificate in dental hygiene.  She practiced dental hygiene for 6 years. Dr. Kretsch enjoyed the dental field and elected to pursue her Doctor of Dental Surgery degree.  She graduated from the University of Colorado School of Dental Medicine in 1996. During her time in dental school, she found a passion for working with children. Upon graduation, she continued onto a pediatric dental residency at the Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin where she earned a certificate in pediatric dentistry.

She joined her brother in his pediatric dental practice in 1998. She practiced pediatric dentistry for 18 years, including hospital dentistry.  She was a managing partner in the pediatric dental practice she owned with her brother. Dr. Kretsch found she has an interest in the business operations of a dental practice and decided to pursue a Master’s of Business Administration. She graduated from Regis University School of Professional Studies in 2015. Dr. Kretsch is a board-certified pediatric dentist and is a member of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentists, American Board of Pediatric Dentists as well as a member of the American Dental Association. She is a member of the Medidaid Provider Rate Review Committee for the state of Colorado.  Dr. Kretsch is married and is the mother of 2 sons. She expresses her excitement to be a partner in Colorado Dentistry for Children in Brush Colorado.

 Dr. Kim has taken an administrative role with the CDFC where she oversees operations for the practice.