Our Team

Flatirons Family Dental & Orthodontics is a one-stop shop for all of your dentistry needs. Whether you need to have your teeth cleaned or your wisdom teeth removed, our unique staff of Superior, CO dental specialists can help. Our office is conveniently located on Coalton Road.

Office Vision:

Our vision is to treat every patient as if they were family, by providing our patients with quality care that will result in life long decrease in dental disease. We want to decrease dental pain and suffering in our community through preventative treatment and superior care.

Come in and visit us! We take all major dental insurances, and are now accepting new patients. We treat patients from all throughout the area, including Superior, Louisville, Broomfield, Interlocken & Calmante. We also offer options for patients without dental insurance.

Our Mission:

Our mission is to become a community leader in dental care through patient education, preventative treatment and high standards of care.

Dr. Katie Plunkett

Dr. Katie PlunkettDr. Katie Plunkett is originally from Boulder, CO and completed both her undergraduate and dental studies with The University of Colorado. During her graduate studies, Dr. Plunkett was a volunteer researcher for the Center for Native Oral Health at the Anschutz medical campus. This research became a foundational component of her dental treatment philosophy. She is passionate about the connection between oral and systemic health and aims to educate patients on best practices for preventing the need for dental treatment. She provides evidence-based care that’s focused on your individual needs and goals, in order to help you achieve the healthy smile you desire.

Following graduation, Dr. Plunkett was selected to continue her training in a General Practice Residency at the University of CO Anschutz Hospital. While there, she provided emergency dental care for hospital patients, as well as much-needed comprehensive dental care for medically compromised and special needs patients. She is passionate about continuing education and is a member of the American Dental Association, Colorado Dental Association, Colorado Prosthodontic Society, and Metro Denver Dental Society.

Outside of dentistry, Dr. Plunkett loves spending time in the garden, traveling, and enjoying nature with her husband and dogs. On the weekends, you can expect to find her slowly chipping away at various home improvement projects and enjoying the company of loved ones.

Dr. Zaid Al Salman – Periodontist

Dr. Zaid Al SalmanDr. Zaid Al Salman was born and raised in Iraq, received his Bachelor of Dental Surgery (B.D.S) from Modern Sciences and Arts University in Egypt at 2011, then he completed a one-year general practice residency at 2012.

Dr. Salman relocated to the United States and earned his second dental degree (D.D.S) from University of Colorado School of Dental Medicine in 2016 where he was the class president. Dr. Salman practiced in Denver as a general dentist before starting his 3-year postgraduate training in Periodontics at University of Colorado School of Dental Medicine where he received a certificate in graduate Periodontics and Master of Science in Dentistry (M.S.D).

Dr. Salman is Board Eligible with the American Board of Periodontology. He is an active member of the American Dental Association, the American Association of Periodontics, the Colorado Dental Association and the Metropolitan Denver Dental Society.

He enjoys Colorado outdoor activities like hiking, snowboarding, and kayaking. He is a huge soccer fan, also loves to cook and travel.