Meet The Team

Dr. Ryan C. Woody

Dr. Woody was born and raised in California in a large, loving family on a small farm. He regularly visited his grandparents in Colorado Springs where he grew to love the Rocky Mountains, the people, and culture of Colorado. He completed his undergraduate work in biological sciences at California State University, Fullerton where he had the opportunity to study abroad at the University of Hull in northern England for a year. Dr. Woody also teamed up with the International Student Volunteers, donating one summer to focus on community development and sea turtle research in Costa Rica.

Dr. Woody attended New York University, College of Dentistry where he was active in the community. Through a global outreach program he aided to the dental needs of the people of Blue Fields, Nicaragua. Dr. Woody continued his education in hospital dentistry at Wyckoff Heights Medical Center in Brooklyn, with a focus on oral rehabilitation for patients with disabilities. He also gained experience in endodontics, implant dentistry, and pediatric dentistry during his hospital training.

After general practice residency, Dr. Woody worked in private practice in midtown Manhattan where he gained additional skills and an enthusiasm for restorative and aesthetic dentistry.

When not practicing dentistry, you can find Dr. Woody outdoors, snowboarding, skiing, hiking, wakeboarding, and playing beach volleyball. Traveling and exploring new cultures continue to be adventures he enjoys.

Dr. Woody is extremely grateful for his friends and family who have supported his dream of opening his private practice in Denver Colorado, Woody Dental.

The Team

Ashley Matthews

Office Manager

Ashley began her career in dentistry about ten years ago. Starting out in the front office as a receptionist and billing coordinator, Ashley quickly gained the skills needed to become an office manager. She has worked as the office manager in a large dental practice with multiple locations and a small practice with an oral surgeon. Ashley is well versed in the dental terminology needed for handling insurance paperwork. Compassionate and caring, Ashley enjoys meeting the patients to create a lasting dental relationship.

Ashley was born in Chicago and was ten years old when she moved to Denver. She loves spending her spare time with her husband, Antonio, and daughters, Gabriel (11) and Elizabeth (4). Ashley’s interests include volleyball, hiking in the mountains, rambling through the state parks and climbing the challenging Manitou Incline. Ashley is also a cheer mom for the Diamond Elite All-Star Cheerleading and is very active in her church.

Her favorite motto is: “Be your fabulous self!”


Dental Assistant

Mayensi is originally from El Salvador and moved to Denver in 2012. She is fluent in English and Spanish and has a passion for working in the dental field. She enjoys getting to know all of our patients while making sure they receive the best care in a comforting environment. Mayensi is extremely devoted to educating patients on their individual needs. She loves to travel, hike, backpack and values quality time with family and friends.

Contact Us

5989 E Colfax Ave, Denver, CO 80220
303.388.9000 |



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