Meet Our Littleton Dental Team
At Summit Family Dentistry, our team is committed to dental excellence and we hope your experience at our office puts a smile on your face. Our compassionate team looks forward to taking care of you and your family’s dental needs for years to come!Contact Us
Dr. Richard Harvey
Dr. Rick Harvey stumbled upon the dental field after taking a skills assessment in college. In his words, “the more I observed dentists in my hometown, the more I fell in love with the profession. I was amazed by the dentists’ ability to help make a difficult situation more pleasant for the patient.”
Dr. Harvey earned a dual degree from Utah State University in 1999, majoring in spanish and liberal arts & sciences. He was then awarded the US Navy’s Health Professions Scholarship and earned his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from Ohio State University College of Dentistry. He’s still a Buckeye through and through. Dr. Harvey began his career in 2003 and spent over 4 years serving the men and women of the US military who were stationed in California and aboard the USS New Orleans.
He moved from California to Colorado and started working at Summit Family Dentistry. The office’s philosophy of going above and beyond for each patient aligned perfectly with Dr. Harvey’s standards and he eventually purchased the practice. His desire to give back led him to become a host office for Dentistry from the Heart – a free community dentistry day. Summit Family Dentistry has hosted this event for the last seven years and donates over $70,000 in free dental treatment annually.
Dr. Harvey and his wife Crista stay busy with their four children and are active in their church. When he has free time he enjoys listening to music, going to the theater, and playing or watching basketball. Dr. Harvey has been nationally recognized for his accomplishments in dentistry and as a small business owner.
Dr. Jill Biles
Dr. Jill Biles has dentistry in her blood. Her great-grandfather, great-uncle, uncle, and three cousins are all dentists! She attended the University of Minnesota dental school and earned her Doctor of Dental Surgery degree in 2006. She also holds an advanced certification in Nutrition Science.
Dr. Biles says the best part of being a dentist is helping people in a way that improves their health and their self-confidence. She has a heart for giving back and volunteers doing dental screenings at elementary schools, health fairs, and through the Summit sponsored, Dentistry from the Heart event. She was drawn to Summit Family Dentistry by the team’s genuine focus on caring for the patients. A native Iowan, Dr. Biles was raised to always be kind to others, and her kindness shows in everything she does. Summit patients adore her, “put you at ease” demeanor and professionalism.
Dr. Biles and her husband, Brad, have two children and two dogs. She loves spending time hiking, riding bikes, and park hopping with the family. She also enjoys scrapbooking and watching movies at home.
Dr. Eugene Liu
Dr. Eugene Liu became interested in dentistry as a teenager after having his tooth knocked out on New Year’s Eve. He was amazed to find a doctor willing to help him on a holiday and he was impressed by his level of skills and compassion. Dr. Liu grew up in South Florida, but attended college on the East Coast and graduated from the University of Maryland Dental School.
He came to Summit Family Dentistry by way of being a volunteer doctor providing dental treatment at Dentistry from the Heart. He was deeply moved by the care and compassion shown to patients who were scared and down on their luck. In addition to being a gifted clinician, Dr. Liu is one of the most enthusiastic and positive people you will meet. His energy is infectious, and patients naturally gravitate to him. As well as being wonderful with adults, he has earned his reputation as being phenomenal with children, and kids of all ages love having him as their dentist.
Outside the office, Dr. Liu and his wife love being outdoors, hiking, biking and camping. He is also involved in the Colorado Mission of Mercy – providing free dental care to individuals and families around Colorado. He has achieved the 5280 Magazine Top Dentist status for several years running.
Dr. Kim Kennelly
Dr. Kim Kennelly’s parents immigrated to the United States from Vietnam in the 1980s. She carries on her parents’ tradition of hardwork and excellence in her work as a dentist. Dr. Kennelly attended dental school earning her degree at the University at Buffalo. She was a teaching assistant in the departments of restorative dentistry and removable prosthodontics, and participated in several mission trips where she was able to give back to underserved and underdeveloped communities. After graduating in 2010, Dr. Kennelly completed a residency program in Advanced Education in General Dentistry.
Dr. Kennelly met her husband, Sean, while they were both in dental school in Buffalo. She worked as a dentist there until she saw an opening for the Summit position in Colorado. The Kennelly’s moved to Denver in 2013, and her husband now practices at Summit Family Dentistry as well.
Since coming to Colorado, they have added two sweet children and a dog their family. Dr. Kennelly enjoys spending her weekends exploring Colorado’s hiking trails with her family and discovering all the tasty foods Denver has to offer. During football season, she turns into a raving Buffalo Bills fan, rooting for her hometown team every weekend. She also enjoys cooking and skiing.
Dr. Richard Livesay
Dr. Richard Livesay recently relocated to Colorado from Virginia where he managed a successful and growing practice for 22 years. Prior to this, he served as a Navy Dental Officer for 3 years. He graduated from Virginia Commonwealth University in 1986 and has 31 years of dental experience in general dentistry, restorative dentistry, endodontics, and cosmetic dentistry. Dr. Livesay is passionate about restoring patients’ teeth through cosmetic dentistry, and loves educating patients about the importance of practicing a daily dental care routine keep their teeth healthy. He enjoys the hiking and mountain biking Colorado offers. Dr. Livesay is married and has two grown children.
Dr. Sara Hauschild
Dr. Sara Hauschild became interested in dentistry while spending a year in Ecuador. She chipped a tooth while there and had to get a root canal and a dental crown. Dr. Hauschild was intrigued by the process and decided to pursue a career in dentistry. She graduated in the top five of her class at the University at Buffalo School of Dental Medicine and completed her residency at University of Colorado, Anschutz Medical Campus.
Dr. Hauschild grew up in the small town of Skaneateles, in upstate New York. She has a very giving heart and was a perfect match to join the Summit Family team. She has advanced education in implant placement and supports the next generation of dentists by supervising third and fourth year students at Colorado University of Dental Medicine.
When Dr. Hauschild is not in the office, she enjoys spending time with her husband and their dog. Her free time is mostly spent in the mountains either camping, skiing or cycling. She is fluent in Spanish and has a passion for traveling.
Debbie completed her schooling in Tallahassee, Florida and has been in practice for over 30 years. She is licensed to practice Dental Hygiene, including anesthetic and nitrous oxide administration. Debbie has been with Summit Family Dentistry for over 20 years and loves the patients and her co-workers. Her favorite thing about being a hygienist is serving people, and guiding them to a state of health. She knows that most people do not enjoy dental visits, and does her best to give patients the best experience possible to change their perspective about dental visits and their oral health.
Her daughter, Jessie, is pursuing her dream as a hairdresser and studying the field of aesthetics and her son, Jake, is in high school and loves lacrosse. Debbie’s latest interests include Crossfit, and hiking fourteeners.
Linda’s credentials include an associates degree (RDH), laser certification, and a nitrous and local anesthesia certification. She has worked in senior centers providing dental cleanings for Dementia and Alzheimer patients and has 18 years of experience in dental care. Her favorite thing about being a hygienist is helping people achieve great oral health.
Linda loves to fly fish, hike, and bird watch. She has two daughters, who are grown and a thirteen year old granddaughter. She has been married for four years to her wonderful husband, Dave.
Gerrie is a Colorado native. Her interest in the dental field came from her mom because she loved her hygienist. Gerrie worked as a dental assistant during high school and received her hygiene education at Loyola University in New Orleans. She has been a hygienist for over 35 years.
Gerrie strives to become a better hygienist by taking CE courses, and networking with other hygienists. Her favorite thing about being a hygienist is getting to know each patient. Gerrie’s goal is that every patient walks out feeling they’ve learned something and taken a step towards being healthier person.
Gerrie is married and has two adult children, and an adorable grandson.
In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her grandson and creating homemade greeting cards.
Nina received her Associate of Dental Hygiene from CCD – Lowry Campus. Her favorite thing about being a hygienist is having the one on one interaction with each patient. She loves getting to know the patients as real people and building a relationship with them. Nina believes that having the trust between a patient and hygienist is key to making their dental experience an enjoyable one. She enjoys educating individuals on their oral care and striving to keeping their smiles healthy.
Nina loves being outdoors. She spends time hiking with her mother, playing golf with her father, and cooking new dishes with her boyfriend. She has always enjoyed traveling and learning about new cultures.