Meet The Team


Brian C. Leypoldt, DDS, MSD

Brian C. Leypoldt, DDS, MSD | Lafayette Family Orthodontics

Dr. Brian C. Leypoldt (Dr. Brian) was born and raised in New Jersey.  He attended the Virginia Commonwealth University School of Dentistry and graduated in 2009 in the top 5% of his class.  He then went on to receive his Certificate in Orthodontics and Masters of Science in Dentistry from the University of Colorado in 2012.

From 2012 until he opened his own practice in November of 2018, Dr. Brian worked with the underserved communities of Colorado, treating the most difficult cases in the state. Dr. Brian is excited to bring the knowledge he gained during that time to help deliver the best orthodontic care to Lafayette and the surrounding communities.

Dr. Brian is expertly trained to treat adults and children alike, with both traditional braces and clear aligner therapy.  He looks forward to finding the right combination of treatment for his patients to help them attain their most beautiful smile.  He is a member of the American Association of Orthodontics, the Colorado Dental Association, the American Dental Association, and the Boulder/Broomfield County Dental Society.

Dr. Brian lives in Lafayette, Colorado with his wife Carrie and their dogs Winston and Banjo. He enjoys traveling, bluegrass music, soccer, and any activity that gets him outside to appreciate all that Colorado has to offer.

Office Manager


Office Manager Shanan | Lafayette Family Orthodontics

Shanan is a native of Colorado, growing up just south of Lafayette. She started working in the field of orthodontics over 25 years ago and has worked in almost every position within the practice. Shanan does everything she can to make sure our patients are taken care of.  In short, Shanan can do it all. When she is not working with our patients at LFO she enjoys spending time with her family, working in her flower garden, and taking her dog Jack on little hikes.

Lead Assistant


Kayleen | Lead Dental Assistant | Lafayette Family Orthodontics

Kayleen graduated from dental assisting school in 2014 and has been working in orthodontics ever since. She never gets tired of seeing the transformation of our patients as they achieve a beautiful smile and a new found confidence.

Kayleen is blessed to have a handsome 4 year old son who keeps her on her toes and a close relationship to her family. In her spare time you will find her at the gym or out hiking on a nice sunny day. Despite being only 5’1” she is an amazing volleyball player!

“Everything happens for a reason.”