Our Team

About Our Lone Tree Office

Lone Tree Modern Dental is located in Lone Tree, CO. Our staff of dental experts includes regular and cosmetic dentists, endodontists, orthodontists, periodontists, and oral surgeons. Find more about each team member below.

Mission Statement

Our continuous mission, as a team, is to provide our patients with a comfortable environment to have their oral health diagnosed and discussed comprehensively; allowing for our patients to make informed decisions about their care, at a level they are comfortable with. We strive to provide the most current and best practices in dentistry, ensuring our patients have the healthiest dentition attainable.

Dr. Andrew Cote

Dr Andrew CoteDr. Andrew Cote was born in Iowa but moved to Colorado at age 12. Dr. Cote spent his middle school and high school careers in Aspen, while skiing competitively. Dr. Cote received his undergraduate degree from the University of Colorado, Boulder in Integrative Physiology. After college, Dr. Cote moved to Denver and received his Doctor of dental Surgery degree from the University of Colorado School of Dental Medicine.

Dr. Cote is very passionate about all areas of dentistry, especially cosmetic dentistry. He actively pursues learning more in his field and acquires at least 100 hours of continuing education per year. Dr. Cote continually strives to be a more competent clinician and furthers his ability to provide the best, most up-to-date care to his patients.

Dr. Cote is married with one son currently. He, his family, and their two dogs enjoy experiencing the Colorado outdoors in their free time.

Dr. Paul Hamersky – Orthodontist

Dr. Hamersky OrthodontistDr. Paul Hamersky , orthodontist in Lone Tree, graduated from the University of Nebraska, earning a degree in Chemical Engineering. He also earned his DDS and an MS in Orthodontics while there. Dr. Hamersky has practiced in and around the Denver area for over 25 years and has helped thousands of patients achieve dental goals through Orthodontics. Paul is also an active practitioner of Invisalign® and is experienced in helping patients deal with the challenges of sleep apnea.

Dr. Hamersky has been married to his wife for over 35 years and they have three grown children. He is an avid Nebraska Cornhusker fan – regularly attending Husker football games – and he regularly enjoys playing golf.

Dr. Pearl Lai – Periodontist

Dr. Pearl LaiDr. Pearl Lai is a Colorado native. She attended the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs where she received a bachelor’s degree in biology and chemistry. It was there she discovered her passion for dentistry and subsequently went on to the University of Colorado School of Dental Medicine. Prior to her periodontics residency at Mayo Clinic, she practiced as a dentist in the Denver-metro area. At Mayo Clinic, Dr. Lai gained extensive experience in dental implant placement, osseous and soft tissue grafting.

As a practicing periodontist Pearl enjoys her relationships with her patients and her colleagues as much as the care she provides. On her spare time she enjoys reading, hiking, and snowboarding.

“I look forward to meeting new people and fostering long term relationships. I find that dentistry and periodontics provides the perfect opportunity. It is very gratifying when I can help a person to achieve their optimum health.”

Dr. Trent Listello – Oral Surgeon

Dr Trent ListelloDr. Listello was born and raised in central Washington State. He attended Eastern Washington University where he graduated Magna Cum Laude and earned his Bachelor of Science in Biology with a pre-dental option. He received his dental degree from Loma Linda University School of Dentistry and graduated Magna Cum Laude in May of 2000. Following graduation from dental school, he completed a one year Advanced Education in General Dentistry residency at the United States Air Force Academy in Colorado.

From 2001-2005, Dr. Listello served as a general dentist at Eielson AFB, Alaska, and Travis AFB in California. In the summer of 2005, he began an Air Force sponsored Oral & Maxillofacial surgery residency at Travis AFB, California, where he was trained in multiple surgical trainings including dental extractions, dental implants, orthognathic surgery, ENT, plastic surgery, general surgery, and trauma services. Dr. Listello graduated in 2009 with a certificate in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. Since that time, he has served as an Oral and Maxillofacial surgeon at RAF Lakenheath, United Kingdom, and is currently acting as Chief of Oral Surgery at the US Air Force Academy.

Dr. Chris Hahn – Endodontist

Dr. Chris Hahn

Education and Associations:

Certificate of Endodontics, University of Nebraska Medical Center College of Dentistry Doctorate of Dental Surgery (DDS), University of Nebraska Medical Center College of Dentistry General Practice Residency, Naval Hospital Great Lakes Masters Degree, University of Nebraska Medical Center.

Experience:

  • Private Practice as Endodontic Specialty
  • Faculty Emergency Clinic, University of Nebraska Medical Center College of Dentistry
  • Dental Officer, United States Navy
  • Great Lakes Dental Command
  • USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT (CVN71)-Bosnia, Iraq
  • Naval Hospital Great Lakes