Meet Our Dentists


Dr. Jung

Meet Dr. Jung, DDS

Dr. Jung, CEO and founder of Elite Dental Group, knew he wanted to be a dentist since he was 8 years old after seeing a documentary of a dentist serving in a third world country. He attended high school in Aurora, spending many hours volunteering and shadowing in local dental offices. He finished undergrad at the University of Colorado and immediately got accepted to the University of Dental Medicine of Colorado. Ever since he got accepted he had great intent to begin his own dental practice here in Colorado.  Dr. Jung also serves the community as a taekwondo master at Jung’s Elite Martial Arts in Centennial. He has taught taekwondo to adults and children for over 12 years which acted as groundwork for his great interpersonal skills with all diverse ages. Dr. Jung and his wife have taken root in Aurora along with their son Kaleb and daughter Kalyn. They plan on raising their children in Colorado.  Dr. Jung believes in building a close relationship with his patients and being mindful of the patient’s unique situations in life and heal their mind and body. His passion and goal as a dentist are providing quality dental service with continuing education and giving back to the community.
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Meet Dr. Vabishchevich, DDS

Dr. Vabishchevich (Dr. V) has a genuine concern for patient comfort and treats her patients with empathy, honesty, and high-quality dentistry through unparalleled bedside manner. She believes that every patient has unique oral healthcare needs and requires individualized treatment to address those needs. Dr. V is certified in Botox and dermal filler and is a member of the American Academy of Facial Esthetics. She actively stays up to date on the latest techniques to offer her patients the best and natural results. Dr. V has lived in Colorado since 1998 and considers herself a native of this beautiful state. She attended the University of Colorado where she majored in Biology and then went on to receive her Doctor of Dental Medicine degree at the University of Colorado School of Dental Medicine. When Dr. V is not at the office caring for patients, she enjoys spending time with her family and exploring the great outdoors. She can’t wait to meet you and help you achieve your dental goals!


 Meet Dr. Bender, DDS

Dr. Bender is passionate about treating everyone equally and with compassion and empathy. He truly understands that many people have fear and anxiety about dental related issues and strives to educate his patients so they have all the information they need to make the best choice for their oral health.
He is originally from Clovis, NM and grew up in Hot Springs, AR. He earned a bachelor’s degree in Emergency Medicine from the University of New Mexico and was a paramedic/firefighter for over a decade before pursuing a career in dentistry.  He received his doctorate in dental surgery (DDS) from the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus. He has worked in public health for many years and even provided dentistry in correctional settings throughout Colorado. During his free time, Dr. Bender enjoys riding his Harley Davidson, playing golf and skiing.  He loves to restore old vehicles, cooking and supporting his children’s school activities.
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 Meet Dr. Kubicek, DMD

Dr. Aaron Kubicek was born outside of Chicago, IL where he lived until moving to Las Vegas, NV in high school. He enrolled at Oregon Health Science University, where he was awarded his Doctorate of Dental Medicine (DMD). Dr. Kubicek graduated in 1998, after being awarded the Air Force Health Professionals Scholarship. While serving our country in the U.S. Air Force, Dr. Kubicek received his private pilot license and instrument rating. After completing assignments in San Antonio and Los Angeles, Dr. Kubicek returned to Las Vegas to practice dentistry for a time. On a visit to Colorado, Dr. Kubicek and his wife realized there is no better place to raise their two small children. Relocating to Colorado in 2010 has been a blessing for their family, and they appreciate all this state offers.

Dr. Kubicek is passionate about his patients experience and comfort, and the quality of personalized dentistry he provides each person. As a graduate of the prestigious Las Vegas Institute for Advanced Dental Studies, he is able to provide exceptional clinical results. He strives to improve his knowledge and skills on a constant basis through continuing dental education. A people person, Dr. Kubicek looks forward to meeting new patients and helping them achieve optimum oral health as well as smiles they love. Dr. Kubicek was peer voted as a 5280 Magazine Top Dentist in 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, and 2020. He has been involved with CAD/CAM digital dentistry since 2010.

In his free time, Dr. Kubicek enjoys his family, the outdoors, hunting, fishing, and woodworking. He can occasionally be heard on the ham radio airwaves with his call sign, AD7ZP.

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 Meet Dr. Rahimpour, DDS

Dr. Faranak Rahimpour attended Edmonds Community College in Seattle, Washington obtaining her Associate of Arts and Science degree in 1994. She continued her undergraduate education at the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs. She earned her Doctorate of Dental Surgery degree in 2000 at Marquette University School of Dentistry in Milwaukee, Wisconsin and began practicing dentistry with her husband Dr. Navid Rahimpour. She joined Southern Cross Dental in 2002. She takes pleasure in improving her patient’s oral health with compassion and care. The Rahimpours have two children. She enjoys family time, reading, traveling, piano music, and art work

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Meet Dr. Baek, DMD

Dr. Andrew Baek was born in Sydney, Australia, and raised in Atlanta, Georgia. Dr. Andrew completed his professional training at the University of Nevada Las Vegas, School of Dental Medicine (UNLV SDM) where he earned a doctoral degree in dental medicine (DMD). Dr. Andrew has been practicing general dentistry in Colorado since 2018, and he proudly calls Colorado Springs his home. Dr. Andrew likes to engage in outdoor activities in his spare time and especially enjoys hiking and camping in the southwestern United States. He is also a big fan of meditation and calisthenics.

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Meet Dr. Foster, DMD

Dr. Taylor Foster received her undergraduate degree in Biology in 2015 from the University of Kentucky. She then completed her Doctorate of Dental Medicine at the University of Louisville School of Dentistry and continued her dental education in Brighton, Colorado with a practice-based residency at Salud Family Health Center. Dr. Foster enjoys all aspects of dentistry and strives for clinical excellence with an emphasis on compassion. She hopes to make every patient feel as comfortable as possible in the dental chair with her gentle-approach while creating a more confident smile. Dr. Foster is a member of the American Dental Association and Colorado Dental Association. Other interests include spending time with her family and friends, attending NBA games, and traveling.

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Meet Dr. Sandoval, DDS

Dr. Dean Sandoval has been in private practice in Canon City since 1982 where he and his wife, Susan, have raised their children, Tony and Laura, and are now grandparents. Dr. Sandoval has a degree in microbiology from Pacific Union College and his DDS degree from Loma Linda University. He is an outdoor enthusiast with a history of competitive cycling as well as mountaineering and marathon running.  He continues to enjoy cycling, hiking, skiing, and floating on the river. Outside the office, Dr. Sandoval has served as the dental consultant for Fremont County Headstart, chairman of the Fremont County Planning Commission, and a member of the BLM Resource Advisory Council.

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Meet Dr. Graves, DMD

Dr. DaNea Graves has been passionate about dentistry since she was a little girl. Her goal is to guide her patients to healthier and happy smiles by providing individualized care based on her patient’s own unique needs and desires. She understands the anxiety and stress that can come with visiting the dentist and strives to educate her patients so that they are able to make the best choice for their oral health while feeling safe and comfortable in her chair.

She is originally from Elizabethtown, KY. She earned a bachelor’s degree in Biology from the University of Louisville. She received her doctorate in dental medicine (DMD) from the University of Louisville’s School of Dentistry. During her free time, Dr. Graves enjoys Camping, travelling, cooking and skiing. She loves to watch anime, trying new restaurants and hiking with her two dogs.

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