Meet the Apple Grove Dental team

Our compassionate team is here to promote oral health in a healing and comfortable environment.

Dr. Toan Chung, DDS

Dr. Toan Chung grew up in Fort Smith, Arkansas and is the 10th of 11 children. He earned his Doctorate in Dental Surgery from New York University College of Dentistry after graduating from Georgetown University with a B.A. in Linguistics and a minor in Biology. He practiced family dentistry in Texas, then moved to Colorado Springs to enjoy all the excellent qualities it has to offer.

Outside of dentistry, Dr. Chung has many hobbies and interests. He has a strong passion for music and plays the guitar, bass, drums, piano, and cello. He also enjoys building guitars, refinishing furniture, and modifying cars. Dr. Chung participates in Team World Vision as both a runner and a sponsor to support global humanitarian efforts. Dr. Chung and his wife enjoy spending time with their two children.

Dr. Chung serves on the board of the Colorado Springs Dental Society and is an active member of the American Dental Association and Colorado Dental Association. He has been voted a Colorado Springs Top Dentist since 2018.

Dr. Rahul Batra, DDS

Dr. Rahul Batra grew up in Omaha, Nebraska and has one brother. He earned his Doctorate in Dental Surgery from the University of Nebraska Medical Center College of Dentistry after graduating from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln with a B.A. in Economics. He completed his residency program at the Arizona School of Dentistry and Oral Health where he further advanced his dental techniques and utilized cutting edge technology to optimize patient treatment.

Dr. Batra and his wife enjoy hiking, skiing, playing tennis, watching movies, and cheering on Husker football! He loves all that Colorado offers for outdoor adventures.

Dr. Batra is an active member of the American Dental Association and the Academy of General Dentistry.

Dr. Isaac Chung, DMD
Orthodontist

Dr. Isaac Chung grew up in Fort Smith, Arkansas, and is the youngest of eleven children. He obtained his B.A. in Human Biology from Stanford University in sunny Palo Alto, California. He then attended the University of Pennsylvania as a Dean’s Scholar, where he received his Doctorate of Medicine in Dentistry with multiple honors. He continued his training at the University of Pennsylvania and completed a rigorous orthodontics residency. This specialized training provided Dr. Isaac with the knowledge and clinical skills needed to provide his patients with beautiful smiles that last a lifetime.

Dr. Isaac is proud to call Colorado his home, where he continues to enjoy the beautiful mountains, some of the greatest snowboarding conditions in the world, and most importantly, proximity to his family. Dr. Isaac enjoys staying active playing basketball, snowboarding, rock climbing, and running marathons. He is also an avid Stanford football fan. Dr. Isaac and his wife have a daughter and an energetic dog. They enjoy cooking, baking, and going on outdoor adventures as a family.

Dr. Isaac serves on the Dental Advisory Board for Project Worthmore, a Colorado-based non-profit organization, whose mission is to provide empowering programs and services to foster community, self-sufficiency, and increase the quality of life among Denver-area refugees. Dr. Isaac is also an active member of the Association of Orthodontics, American Dental Association, Colorado Dental Association, and Metro Denver Dental Society.


Tammy – Dental Hygienist

Tammy is originally from the South. Having grown up in a military family and being a military spouse, she has lived in many different cities. She is happy to now call Colorado Springs her home, where she earned her degree in Dental Hygiene. She enjoys spending time outdoors with her husband and two children, reading, and attending her children’s extracurricular activities. Tammy loves taking care of all patients and looks forward to being your partner in achieving excellent oral health here at Apple Grove Dental!

Sharona – Dental Hygienist

Sharona is originally from Guam. She served in the Air Force as an optometric technician before becoming a Dental Hygienist. She enjoys spending time with her husband and three children visiting new places, exploring new restaurants, and trying new recipes. Sharona loves helping patients achieve a healthy smile that they are proud of. She makes sure each patient experiences the compassionate care that we provide here at Apple Grove Dental!

Gretel – Patient Coordinator

Gretel came to Colorado Springs from Miami, Florida. She enjoys spending time with her husband and their dog. Gretel loves to travel, go to the gym, go hiking, and watch movies. She has over five years of dental experience, which she brings to delivering an excellent patient experience at Apple Grove Dental.

Keelie – Patient Coordinator

Keelie grew up in Little Rock, Arkansas and attended the University of Central Arkansas. She and her husband lived in New York for a year before moving to Colorado Springs. She enjoys hiking with their fur baby and finding new adventures around Colorado. She plans to begin dental assistant training. She strives to provide the best care while helping patients at Apple Grove Dental.

Maili – Patient Coordinator

Maili grew up in Ft. Smith, AR. She served in the Air Force for 12 years. She enjoys exploring the outdoors, playing sports, building furniture, and spending time with her 3 kids and 2 dogs. She is happy to be able to help each of our patients.

Bobbie – Dental Assistant

Bobbie is a southern gal at heart, coming to Colorado from South Carolina. She enjoys spending time with her four-legged friends and spending time motorcycle riding and hiking with her fiancé. Bobbie completed her training through PIMA and looks forward to helping all patients at Apple Grove Dental.

Candace – Dental Assistant

Candace is originally from Detroit, Michigan (Go Wings!). She was drawn to the artistry and crafstmanship of dentistry which led her to complete dental assistant training. She enjoys spending time with her family, travelling, attending concerts and hocky games, baking, and amateur photography. She loves helping all of our patients achieve their best oral health here at Apple Grove Dental!

Kim – Dental Assistant

Kim is a Colorado native and is glad to be back home after 11 years of exploring the world as an army spouse. She trained with the American Red Cross dental assistant program. She loves spending time with her family and friends, exploring the outdoors, and enjoying live music. She is excited to help make smiles bright and beautiful here at Apple Grove Dental!

Dara – Office Manager

Dara grew up in Centennial, CO. She enjoys hiking, snowboarding, and spending time outdoors with her son and three dogs. Dara earned her BS in Healthcare Management and is currently pursuing her Masters of Health Administration. She is excited to facilitate an excellent patient experience here at Apple Grove Dental.

Connie – Operations Director

Connie grew up in New Jersey. She earned her B.S.F.S in Science, Technology and International Affairs at Georgetown University then completed her Ph.D. in Public Health Informatics at Columbia University. Connie has implemented city-wide efforts to promote preventative care and to improve patient outcomes. She brings this experience to promote excellent oral health at Apple Grove Dental.

The Apple Grove Dental family is here to take care of you and your family!

 

About our Community Support Efforts

At Apple Grove Dental, we consider it a privilege to serve our wonderful Colorado Springs community. We support local programs including school initiatives and food banks as well as international efforts to provide clean water, necessities, and medical supplies to underserved areas.

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We support World Vision, the world’s largest Christian humanitarian organization that serves poverty-stricken and oppressed children, families, and communities in over 100 countries. Each year, we also participate and run in Team World Vision to provide clean water across Africa.

Drs. Toan and Isaac Chung have experienced first hand the impact of World Vision’s life-changing efforts. Their family was rescued by World Vision from the South China Sea when they fled Vietnam as boat people.