Dr. Calderwood is an active member of the International Congress of Oral Implantologists, the American Dental Association, the Academy of General Dentistry, and the Pierre Fauchard Academy.
Meet the Staff
Registered Dental Hygienist, Christie Balch
Christie Balch, RDH is from Heber City, Utah. After graduating from Wasatch High School she earned an Associate of Science from Snow College. She then transferred to Weber State University where she graduated Summa Cum Laude with a Bachelors degree in Dental Hygiene. She has been practicing dental hygiene since 2003. Christie loves being a part of our dental team. Her favorite part of dentistry is meeting and getting to know her patients. She enjoys building professional relationships with both her coworkers and the patients that come into our office. It is very fulfilling for her to help her patients achieve and maintain oral health. In 2005 Christie was able to move back to the Heber Valley where she has settled with her family of 6. She and her husband have 4 children, 2 girls and 2 boys. They enjoy camping, boating, snowmobiling, and traveling (especially to Disneyland).
Registered Dental Hygienist, Lyndsey LaFay
Lyndsey Lafay, RDH grew up in Heber City. After graduating from Wasatch High, she went to Mountainlands Applied Technology College for dental assisting. She was a dental assistant from 2007-2013 before attending hygiene school, where she graduated with her bachelors degree in dental hygiene from Utah College of Dental Hygiene. Lyndsey spends her spare time with her family in the great mountains of Utah; riding her mules, camping, and relaxing.
Office Manager, Shelby Lafay
Shelby LaFay grew up in Kamas, Utah and graduated from South Summit High School in 2015. While in high school, she had an interest in dentistry and graduated as valedictorian from MATC Dental Assisting Program in 2014. She has loved dentistry and has gained valuable knowledge through her experiences with other dentists and offices. Shelby enjoys working with our patients and her team. She is very organized and will solve any task; therefore, she does an amazing job at keeping our office running smoothly and properly. Shelby loves living in the Kamas area with her husband and dog Jager. She can be found riding motorcycles and camping all around Utah.
Sammi Steed grew up in Salt Lake City Utah, and moved to Heber City in 2015. Sammi graduated from Wasatch High School and MTECH Dental Assisting Program in 2018. Sammi is dedicated to her job and making sure our patients have the best experience possible. She likes to spend her free time with her boyfriend, going on mountain rides and binge watching Netflix.
Alicia Talsma was born and raised in California, moved to Heber Utah with her husband and two children in 2012. When she's not working she is enjoying family time by hiking, camping and just being outdoors.