Robert L. Martinich, D.M.D., P.C.
Dr. Martinich graduated from Bellevue Sr. High School, Bellevue, Nebraska, in 1967. He then attended the University of California, Santa Barbara and earned a Bachelor of Science degree with honors in Zoology in 1971. From 1972 to 1974 he studied at San Diego State University and earned a Master of Science degree in biology. After teaching in Cheyenne, Wyoming, he attended Washington University School of Dental Medicine in St. Louis, from 1976 to 1979 on a full scholarship. After three years of service in the Navy Dental Corp., Robert and his wife, Janet, moved to Denver in 1982. Dr. Martinich was the first dentist in Highlands Ranch, establishing his practice in the Highlands Ranch Healthcare Plaza in 1983. We have now been in the Highlands Ranch Town Center since 2007.
Dr. Martinich is committed to his patients and to his profession. He attends numerous continuing education seminars and is an active member of the American Dental Association, Colorado Dental Association, Metropolitan Denver Dental Society, American Orthodontic Society, and the Academy of General Dentistry. Dr. Martinich takes seriously the oath he made to provide his patients with the quality of care they need and deserve.
Dr. Martinich and his wife Janet raised all four of the children in Douglas County, enjoying all the outdoor activities Colorado has to offer. Dr. Martinich strongly believes in good nutrition and exercise, and participates and competes in mountain biking, swimming, whitewater kayaking, snowboarding, and Brazilian jujitsu.
Meet Our Team
Our personable and caring dental team at Smile Designer are well-educated and can inform patients about our various procedures and treatments. Our office has a very relaxing and comfortable atmosphere, which helps our patients to relax and helps us to provide our patients with the quality dental care they deserve. We look forward to meeting you and taking care of your dental needs!
Caroline – Insurance & Treatment Coordinator
Caroline has been with our team since 2017. She brings with her a great love of our wonderful patients, and genuine care for our patients’ experience, making sure that insurance and financial details are taken care of upfront. Caroline also enjoys the beautiful Colorado mountain atmosphere which makes our practice more relaxing. She also enjoys working in the town center of Highlands Ranch.
Caroline has 4 awesome sons, and has spent many years watching baseball and basketball games and skiing events. She graduated from BYU, where her sons now attend. Her hobbies include cooking, gardening, studying history, and going to the mountains with her family.
Elizabeth – Dental Hygienist
Born and raised in Littleton, Elizabeth obtained her dental hygiene degree at the Community College of Denver in 2009. She joined Dr. Martinich’s team in October of 2019. While in school, she was one of 50 recipients nationwide to receive the American Dental Association® award for academic excellence. Upon graduation, she was also presented with the Proctor and Gamble award for practicing exceptional preventive dentistry. Today, her mission is to provide quality, compassionate dental care for all patients.
Elizabeth is the mom the three amazing kids. In her spare time, she loves being outdoors, especially in the beautiful Colorado mountains, as well as trying new restaurants – bonus if it’s Mexican food! Other hobbies include reading, working out, watching movies and spending quality time with her family.
Kathy – Registered Dental Hygienist
Kathy began working for Dr. Martinich in the 1990s. She has a Bachelor’s degree for the University of Nebraska Medical School College of Dentistry, and enjoys reconnecting with patients from 20 years ago, and building a positive rapport with each patient that she meets. Outside of the office, her hobbies including hiking and reading.
Bobbi moved to Highlands Ranch from Chicago in 2001. It has been a wonderful place to raise her two daughters who are both now in college. She has enjoyed the many years of her dental hygiene career. What she likes the most is helping people and getting to know them. She has worked in specialty practices but enjoys general practice the most because of the variety. She likes seeing patients of all ages. Several years ago, she took golf lessons and joined a ladies’ league. Golfing is definitely a work in progress for her. She also enjoys training her Golden Retriever. Their next endeavor will be to learn, and possibly compete in, dog dancing. Of course, like most Colorado families, Bobbi and her daughters enjoy trips to the beautiful mountains.
Erika was born and raised in Denver, Colorado. She graduated from Concorde Career College in dental assisting. Erika is the youngest of three daughters. She loves cuddling up with her three furry pets. In her free time, Erika enjoys spending time with friends and family. Traveling is a big goal of hers for the upcoming years.
Leslie – Dental Assistant
Leslie was born in Colorado. She attended Concorde Career College, where she finished the program for dental assisting. She started working for Dr. Martinich in September 2018 and was given the opportunity to perfect all her dental assisting skills and teamwork. She enjoys spending time with family and friends. One of her favorite hobbies is traveling. She has only visited California and Mexico but is enthusiastic to explore many more places.