About Us

What we Do Differently

The entire team at Family Smiles believes in treating you as one of our favorite family members – we educate you about your mouth, discuss treatment options with you, review financial matters and insurance concerns with you, and truly try to achieve the highest level of comprehensive dentistry on each and every patient. We pride ourselves in providing conservative dentistry that looks beautiful and healthy. Ultimately, it is YOUR mouth, and we want you to understand it and feel good about your smile. We also like to have fun and learn about you and your family!

Community Corner

Highlighting our community support through membership, awards and recognition.


5280 Top Dentist Award - both Dr. Jamie and Dr. Jim have received this prestigious award 15 years in a row! It is a great honor, because this award is voted on by their dental peers!

Best of Pueblo - 3 years in a row


Pueblo Chamber of Commerce
Colorado Dental Association
Southeast Colorado Dental Society
Southern Colorado Dental Study Club
Dawson Academy
Pankey Institute
American Association of Dental Sleep Medicine

"Dr. Jim and Dr. Jamie - along with all their excellent staff, will have you smiling brilliantly when you leave! And your smile is the greatest tribute to all of them!" - SHARON B.

Meet Your 
Dentists & Team



Dr. Swanson’s passions include beautiful cosmetic dentistry and functional occlusion! He has mentored hundreds of dental professionals during his career. View Dr. Jim's full bio



Dr. Johnson’s passions are helping the body help itself, beautiful cosmetic dentistry and functional occlusion, sleep apnea appliances, and treating patients comprehensively their whole lives! View Dr. Jamie's full bio


Darla has been a Dental Assistant at Family Smiles since 1981!  She has “superstar quality” clinical skills and treats our patients like royalty! She has trained countless dental professionals over the years and mentors all of us!


Eddie joined Family Smile in 2015 as a Registered Dental Hygienist. Patients love Eddie for his gentle touch and awesome laugh! Eddie enjoys learning about his patients and finding personal connections with them. We are so thankful for Eddie’s grounded, calm, fun personality!


Lezlie grew up in this office as a patient and has been a Registered Dental Hygienist at Family Smiles since 2006. She has outstanding clinical skills and will help you have the healthiest mouth possible! You will also see Lezlie assisting the front office staff with insurance issues.


Jenn has been a Dental Assistant at Family Smiles since 2008. Jenn provides outstanding care with humor, compassion, and experience. Jenn understands complex dentistry and helps coordinate our complex patient care.


Sawyer has been a dental assistant with Family Smiles since 2014 and is now our Receptionist since 2020.  She loves to make people laugh and put patients at ease. Sawyer is our resident “I.T.” expert, and makes each day delightful.  Patients never forget her.


Nicole has been a dental assistant at Family since 2020.  She was a Radiology Technician prior to joining our team and has been a lifelong patient at our office!  We thank God every day for Nicole’s “get-it-done” and caring attitude!


Pueblo native and Pueblo Community College graduate, Marina loves being a dental hygienist and is passionate about helping every patient achieve a happy, healthy smile. Growing up as one of our patients, she is excited to be part of this amazing team! Outside of the office, Marina loves to travel and stay active through running […]


LaDonna began working in dentistry in 2003 and is especially knowledgeable about dental insurance and finance. She is committed to making your financial experience here positive and understandable!


Bennie has worked with Dr. Jim from the beginning!  They have been happily married over 55 years! Bennie is the behind-the-scenes glue that makes everything happen! We love you, Bennie! Bennie is our bookkeeper and can fill in at every job here, since she’s done them all!

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