Dr. Dana grew up in Los Alamos, New Mexico, where she and her family spent their weekends hiking and skiing. She earned her Bachelor of Arts in Biology as well as her Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from the University of Missouri - Kansas City. Dana also completed an Advanced Education in General Dentistry residency at UMKC. She maintains active memberships in the American Dental Association and the Colorado Dental Association.
In 2003, Dr. Dana moved to Steamboat and fell in love with the Yampa Valley. For 10 years, she worked in private practice as well as in public health. In August 2013, she became part of the Sunshine Dentistry team.
Dana, her husband, JR, and their daughter, Lucy, spend their free time hiking, cross country skiing, biking and camping.