Cathy Fermelia, DDS
For Dr. Cathy Fermelia, dentistry is more than just treating teeth; it’s about treating patients like family. Her passion for dentistry and for helping others is something that has driven Dr. Fermelia to giving her patients first-class care in every way.
Dr. Fermelia graduated from Creighton University in 1981 with a degree in mathematics, and then earned her dental degree from Creighton University School of Dentistry in 1985. After graduating, she worked at the Memorial Hospital, Children’s Hospital, Veterans Administration Hospital, and a rehabilitation center at Oklahoma Medical Center. From her time at the Oklahoma Medical Center, Dr. Fermelia is qualified and experienced in treating young children and elderly patients. Since her graduation and residency, Dr. Fermelia has continued her education by attending continuing education courses and receiving training in endodontics, orthodontics, implants, and dental laser use. In 1991, she bought her practice in Lakewood, Colorado, and has been the recipient of the Spectrum Award for Customer Service, has won the Award from North America Center for Dentistry, and has been named one of America’s Best Dentists. Dr. Fermelia is also a member of the American Dental Association, the Colorado Dental Association, and the Metro Denver Dental Society.
Dr. Fermelia is happy with the team she has in her practice. Each member supports each other and their patients, and they all work together to bring their patients excellent dental care. Dr. Fermelia has been married to her husband since 1986. She and her husband have two adult children, a son in engineering and a daughter in medicine. In her spare time, Dr. Fermelia enjoys running, skiing, reading, doing crossword puzzles, and learning trivia. She and her husband also enjoy taking yearly motorcycle trips together.
Meet Our Team
At Academy Park Dental Assoc., our team of friendly, highly trained assistants and hygienists work to give you a positive and memorable dental experience. We enjoy getting to know our patients, and we strive to give you personal care that meets your unique needs. We invite you to contact us today to learn more about us and to set up your next appointment with Dr. Cathy Fermelia, our skilled dentist in Lakewood, Colorado. We look forward to seeing you here soon!
Kelly – Dental Assistant
Kelly is a native of Colorado and loves being outdoors. She has been in the dental field since 2009 and loves it! She is a mother of two children and enjoys spending her free time with her children or listening to live music. Kelly likes to know her patients and make sure that they are always taken care of when they come into the office. She is a kind-hearted person who always has the best interests of others in mind. She truly enjoys being part of Dr. Cathy Fermelia’s amazing team.
Vicki – Dental Hygienist
Vicki received her dental hygiene degree from Ferris State University in Big Rapids, Michigan, in 1981. In 1998, she joined Dr. Cathy Fermelia’s team and has loved being part of a practice that provides excellent dental care and is fun to work in. As a hygienist, Vicki strives to give her patients a thorough dental cleaning to keep their smiles looking beautiful. She is a friendly, caring, and knowledgeable person who strives to give her patients helpful information about how to achieve their dental needs. She has even provided dental hygiene treatment as a volunteer at Mission Ministries in Juarez, Mexico, and at 9News health fairs.
Vicki has been happily married to her husband since 1983 and has two adult children living outside of Colorado. She and her family have been skiing since her kids were in preschool, and they all still enjoy that time together. In her spare time, Vicki enjoys golfing, singing her in church and in senior citizen homes, and hiking.
Sarah – Dental Hygienist
Sarah graduated from the Community College of Denver and has been in the dental field since 2007. In July of 2015, she joined Dr. Cathy Fermelia’s team and has enjoyed her time here. She loves being part of a team where everyone is willing to help everyone, even if the task is not a part of the “official” job description. Sarah strives to give her patients excellent care with a happy and positive attitude to help them feel more comfortable. She loves painting, doing crafts, and being outdoors in her spare time. Sarah is married and is the mother to a young daughter and owns three dogs.
Andrea – Office Manager
Andrea is a native of Colorado. She has numerous years of experience in customer service and is dedicated to helping our patients get timely care for all of their dental needs. She focuses on scheduling and account management while providing support for Dr. Cathy Fermelia and optimal customer service to our patients. Whenever a special circumstance arises for our patients, she will strive to accommodate them in any way possible. Andrea strives to be flexible to help wherever she is needed with patients and our team to ensure that each patient has a smooth, enjoyable visit.
She is a wife and mother to four children, two boys and two girls. She loves spending time with her family and doing crafts in her free time. As the office manager at Academy Park Dental Assoc., she looks forward to working with you and your families and to helping ensure that your experience is pleasant and stress free.