Some of our staff members have been with Owens Family Dentistry since its inception and others have been with us for three to eighteen years. We pride ourselves in having longstanding relationships with our patients and their families and also look forward to meeting new patients.

Dr. Carol Owens
Dentist
Dr. Carol Owens has been practicing dentistry in Jackson Hole at Owens Family Dentistry since 1977. A Texas native, she moved to Jackson with her husband and oldest son after completing 4 years of active duty with the army in Germany. She graduated from Baylor College of Dentistry in Dallas, TX with a D.D.S. and she received her Bachelor of Science from Tulane University in New Orleans, LA .

Carol is a former member of the Wyoming State Board of Dental Examiners, and a member of the American Dental Association, and the Wyoming Dental Association. Carol enjoys spending time with her family at Jackson Lake and hiking during the summers and she enjoys skiing in the winters.

Dr. Summer Owens
Dentist
Dr. Summer Owens was born and raised in Jackson and graduated from Jackson Hole High School. Summer received her undergraduate degree from California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo and she received her D.D.S. from Baylor College of Dentistry in Dallas, TX in 2010.

Summer is a member of the American Dental Association, the Wyoming Dental Association, and the Omicron Kappa Upsilon Dental Honor Society. She enjoys spending time with her nieces and nephews or being outside with her dog. Summer also enjoys skiing, biking, running, and hiking.

Jessica McDermott
Registered Dental Hygienist
Jess moved to Wyoming from central Vermont in 2018. She grew up in Connecticut where she obtained her dental assisting degree from Briarwood College and later her hygiene degree from Lincoln College of New England. Jess has worked in all aspects of the dental field from front office coordinator to dental assistant with hygiene being what she loves most.

Jess moved across country with her two cats and rescue dog to be with her boyfriend who works for the Western Center for Historic Preservation. Outside of work she enjoys hiking, camping, yoga, and just enjoying the fresh mountain air.

Deeann Derrico
Registered Dental Hygienist
Deann began working as a dental assistant in Nevada while in high school and graduated from Loyola University Chicago in 1986 with a BS degree in biology and dental hygiene. She has worked in many different capacities in dentistry through the years, learning from each and enjoying them all. The relationships she creates with patients, along with providing them with the best care possible are most important to her.
Deann is married and has three grown sons who live and work as far away as Mozambique, Africa and as close as Chicago, Illinois. In her time spent outside of the office she enjoys hiking, biking, camping and skiing with her husband. As a family they still enjoy time together scuba diving and skiing. She also enjoys running, golfing, swimming, and reading in her free time. One of her biggest accomplishments has been climbing Mt. Kilimanjaro with her husband and one of their sons in 2016. It has inspired her to try to plan for other big climbs!
Sarah Sullivan
Dental Assistant
Originally from Pittsburgh, PA, Sarah moved to Jackson in 1972 and has been here ever since.
She met her husband Jim up the Gros Ventre and together they have three daughters. She has been working in our office since 1994 and we do not know what we would do without her! Outside of work she enjoys camping, hiking, pilates, and spending time with her daughters and grandchildren.
Nancy Fuentes
Dental Assistant
A true Jackson native, Nancy was born and raised in Jackson and graduated from Jackson Hole High School in 2015. She has been working in our office since 2016. You may see her in the back assisting or helping out in the front. Outside of work she enjoys spending time with her three younger sisters, parents, and her husband. She also enjoys spending her time enjoying the outdoors. Nancy is fluent in both Spanish and English.
Adriana Zelaya
Front Office
Originally from Lima, Peru, Adrianna moved to Honduras when she was 10 years old. She then attended boarding school in Vicksburg , Mississippi. She graduated with a Bachelors degree in Administrative Science from Markham College, a peruvian british School in Lima. She was living in Lima working in international banking until she met her husband and got married. They decided to move to Jackson as he had lived here previously. In her free time Adrianna enjoys yoga and meditation as well as spending time with her husband and friends. Adrianna is fluent in both Spanish and English.