Meet the Team

Dr. Fox and Furuta smiling with each other

Dr. Nicole Furuta

"5280 Top Dentist" Dental Award Recipient for multiple years and running

Inspiring and guiding patients on their journey to their healthiest life is my passion. I will be my patients’ biggest cheerleader while providing them with the best treatment through cutting edge technology. I want them to walk out with a confident, healthy smile.

Dr. Nicole Furuta of Lodo Dental

Difference in denver

After settling in Colorado, Dr. Furuta bought Lodo Dental to make a difference in the lives of the people of downtown Denver. She is proud to lead the first female owned and operated practice in downtown Denver. Learning with the nation’s top clinicians every year, she stays up to date with the most advanced treatments, techniques, and technology to serve her patients best. Creating an anxiety-free dental environment, she strives to make patients feel comfortable and informed, so they feel at ease while making the best choices about their dental health.

educational excellence

Born and raised in Honolulu, Hawaii, Dr. Nicole Furuta traveled to Washington to earn her undergraduate degree from the University of Puget Sound. Following her passion for dentistry, she graduated with her Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from the University of Iowa College of Dentistry. She also completed a one-year general practice residency at the veteran’s hospital in La Jolla, California. Dr. Furuta continues her love for learning yearly with multiple study clubs and continuing education courses. She loves occlusion, sleep dentistry, and esthetic courses. She has been active in organized dentistry throughout the years as a board member of the Metro.Denver Dental Association and a previous board member and VP of the Metro Denver Dental Foundation.

Outside the office

When she isn’t seeing patients, Dr. Furuta loves spending family time with her husband, Tad, and their son, Harry. You can find them enjoying the outdoors or finding new restaurants. She also loves to run and has completed five marathons and sixteen half marathons.


Dr. Lindsay Fox

"5280 Top Dentist" Dental Award Recipient for multiple years and running

I believe every person is unique and special. I want to get to know each person and their needs, to provide an exceptional dental experience. I love welcoming patients into our dental family where we provide personalized care with leading edge technology.

Dr. Lindsay Fox of Lodo Dental

nuturing excellence

Through staying up to date with the latest treatments and technology in dentistry, Dr. Fox loves to help people take control of their health. Beyond teeth, she wants to help educate you on the “why” behind your health. She knows dentistry isn’t “one size fits all” and she loves to create personalized treatment plans that meet the unique needs of her patients. She loves serving the people of Lodo Dental.

Passion for learning

Growing up in Tacoma, Washington, Dr. Lindsay Fox pursued her education at the University of Rochester in New York where she graduated with her undergraduate degree in Molecular Genetics. With her background in research of biochemistry, she attended Tufts University School of Dental Medicine in Boston where she graduated Magna Cum Laude with her Doctor of Dental Medicine degree. She completed a General Practice Residency at the University of Colorado Anschutz Campus. With a love for learning, she has published many papers in the dental field on teeth whitening, same day crowns, and digital dentistry.

home life

Beyond the office, Dr. Fox enjoys spending time with her husband, Chris, their two daughters, Clara and Adeline, and their dog, Zuzu. Although she loves to cook and travel, you might catch her more often hiking up the mountains or snowboarding down them.

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