Founders Dental is a Castle Rock based family dentist practice that treats patients of all ages. We are committed to delivering the highest quality dental care and do so using advanced dental equipment. We are a cosmetic dentist that offers services like checkups, teeth cleaning, crowns, veneers and more.
We also perform emergency dentist services that include bonding, root canals, and bridges. As a local dentist, we create lifelong relationships with our patients and their families and work to ensure that they receive treatments in a comfortable and relaxed environment. Dr. Larisa Khmil and Dr. Anna Khmil and our team invite you to schedule an appointment by calling 720-893-7362 and experience why our patients think Founders Dental is the best dentist in Castle Rock.
Doctor of Dental Surgery
I was born and raised in Ukraine and that is where I began my love for dentistry, while watching my father practice. I attended the University of Poltava and graduated in 1992 with high honors. That year I began my successful practice, which I had for ten years until my move to the United States. I along with my family moved to the United States in 2002 and settled in New Jersey. While there I attended NYU College of Dentistry and received a degree in comprehensive aesthetic dentistry. Throughout this time my desire always remained the same, to start my own practice in the United States. That began with my family’s move to Colorado where I attended the University of Colorado School of Dental Medicine International Program and graduated in 2008 with a D.D.S. degree. I joined a successful practice in which I practiced in for the last several years. Alameda Dental which is my first practice was a dream come true for me and I could not be more excited to start this new adventure at Founders Dental alongside my daughter. Founders Dental is the culmination of all of my hard work over these past years and I am excited to extend everything that we offer to the people in Caste Rock.
Personally I’m married to Viktor and together we have two daughters, Anna and Tatyana. Dr. Anna is happy to be practicing alongside me at Founders Dental. Tatyana has graduated from CU Boulder and currently working. I am also a proud owner of a dog named Frankie. I enjoy yoga, snowshoeing, and hiking with my family in my spare time.
I would like for people to know that I am a caring dentist and I value having great relationships with all of my patients. I have a great ability to make patients feel at ease and comfortable and I hope I get the opportunity to show that to you. I am also fluent in Russian and Ukrainian.
Doctor of Dental Medicine
Dr. Anna Khmil was born in Ukraine and moved to the United States at the age of ten. It is in those beginning years in this country where her passion for dentistry began while watching her mother, Dr. Larisa Khmil become a dentist in this country. Dr. Anna later attended University of Miami in Florida where she received a Bachelor of Science Degree in Healthcare Science and Business Administration and then went on to Tufts University School of Dental Medicine in Boston and earned a Doctor of Medical Dentistry degree. Even though Dr. Anna enjoyed Boston very much, she was thrilled to move back to her home state of Colorado and work alongside her mentor and mom.
Dr. Anna is a very detailed clinician and will take the time to sit with her patients to make sure that every detailed is explained and they feel comfortable with their procedures. She enjoys taking the time to get to know her patients and get updates on their lives.
In her free time, Dr. Khmil enjoys doing classes on the peloton, hiking, spending time with her family, and traveling to meet up with her friends. She, along side her family dedicate a lot of their free time to the non-profit organization, Ukrainians of Colorado, helping out their homeland.
“I became a dentist because I love working with people and with my hands and I cannot wait to share that with you at Founders Dental. I am so excited to be able to grow a practice alongside my mom, as my mentor and partner. This is a dream come true. It is important to me that every patient has a comfortable experience and I hope to win over your trust during out time together”
Doctor of Dental Surgery
Dr. Arthur Yagudaev is our board certified periodontist. Dr. Arthur graduated from Moscow State Medical University in 2005, then received his BA in Biology from Binghamtom University in New York. He later graduated from Colorado School of Dental Medicine in 2013 where he was the class president and received the International College of Dentists Award. Following his DDS degree, he received his Certificate of Periodontics and Masters in Science at University of Colorado School of Dental medicine. He is a Diplomat of the American Academy of Periodontics and a Clinical Assistant Professor at Colorado University School of Dental Medicine teaching in Graduate and Undergraduate programs.
Dr. Yagudayev is a relaxed and calm person who wants to learn about his patient’s needs before treating them. He is patient and has exceptional chair side manner. He performs intricate procedures with the precision that many aspire to do. Dr. Arthur performs all periodontal procedures, including moderate conscious sedation, microsurgical periodontal surgeries, implant placement and implant troubleshooting, fiberotomy in conjunction with orthodontic treatment, frenectomies, and wilckodontics.
Dr. Arthur is married, has three incredible children and a dog. He spends his free time with his family and enjoys the outdoors.
Doctor of Dental Medicine
Dr. Farzim has over 15 years of experience providing high quality dental treatment to his patients. Dr. Farzim graduated from the University of Colorado School of Dental Medicine and completed his dental residency at Yale School of Medicine Hospital. He is a member of the American Dental Association®, American Association of Endodontists and Academy of General Dentistry and is affiliated faculty at University of Washington School of Dentistry.
“I love treating patients and being able to get people out of pain. It is very rewarding for me to see patients feeling better.”
In his free time he enjoys cooking and baking. His other hobbies include photography and playing guitar. He also spends time learning new languages in addition to the several he already speaks, and spending time with his family.
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