About Our Team

Dr. Peppler Bio

Dr. Peppler was born in Northern California, but was raised most of his life in Salt Lake City Utah. He is the second of three children. He attended Weber State University where he received an Associates Degree in Science. He later attended the University of Utah where he received his bachelor’s Degree in German. Dr. Peppler and his wife moved to Boston Massachusetts where he attended Tufts Dental School. Dr. Peppler graduated in 2004 with his dental degree.

Since graduating, Dr. Peppler has completed hundreds of hours in advanced continuing education. He is a preferred provider for Invisalign. He is certified for traditional braces and Fastbraces®. He has also completed courses in Sleep Apnea, Botox cosmetics and Juviderm fillers to name a few. Dr. Peppler is certified to administer oral conscious sedation. He truly enjoys helping patients who have a fear or anxiety of the dentist. His calm soothing approach to the patient who has put off dental care for years has gained him many patients for life. He has been involved in thousands of sedation cases.  He enjoys building relationships with his patients and completing comprehensive dental treatment.

Throughout his career he has received many awards and recognitions. In 2009 and 2013 he was recognized by the Consumer Research Council as one of America’s top dentists. In 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017 and 2018, Dr. Peppler was named by 5280 Magazine as one of the best dentists in the Denver Metropolitan area.

Dr. Peppler strives to build excellent doctor patient relationships. He loves spending his spare time with his wife and three kids. He enjoys attending their various sporting events and activities. He also enjoys the mountains and what they have to offer, like dirt biking, skiing, hiking or just being outside.


Sharla started out as a dental assistant in the late 1990s and worked her way to the front office. Sharla loves being able to help patients understand about insurance and procedures. She is a single mother of a daughter in high school. Sharla grew up all over as a military child but calls Colorado Springs home. She has been in The Springs since 1992.  Sharla sells scentsy and loves hanging out with her family and friends. 


Tiffany is an insurance coordinator at Palmer Ridge Dental & Orthodontics.  She has been with the practice since October 2016.  Tiffany verifies insurance and gets the breakdowns for patients plans.  She verifies insurance benefits before patients come in to make sure they are covered.  Tiffany also confirms appointments and answers the phones.  Tiffany was born into a military family and has lived all over.  She graduated from Palmer High School.  Tiffany has an Associates Degree in Medical Billing and Coding.  She enjoys spending time with her twin niece and nephew.