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Mountain Ridge Dentistry

Family-owned, patient focused dentistry in Berthoud, CO.

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Mountain Ridge Dentistry in Berthoud provides beautiful, ethical, and exceptional dental care in a charming atmosphere. Our family-owned practice values your happiness and dental health above all else.

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Dr. Austin DePorter | Dentist

Dr. DePorter believes in providing ethical and exceptional dental care, while utilizing the latest in dental technology for your ease and comfort. He prides himself on helping you understand all of your options, so you can confidently make informed treatment decisions.

Dr. Austin DePorter graduated from Southern Illinois University’s School of Dental Medicine, and is an active member of the American Dental Association, Colorado Dental Association, Larimer County Dental Society, and Weld Country Dental Society. Before attending dental school, he earned his undergraduate Bachelor’s degree in Biology from Augustana College in Rock Island, Illinois. After practicing dentistry in Moline, IL, for several years, he moved to Colorado with his wife, Laura, in the spring of 2016.

In his free time, Dr. DePorter enjoys spending time outdoors, playing video games, hiking, and all things nerdy.

Business Manager

Laura DePorter

Laura believes improving your oral health should be a gratifying and rewarding experience. With an extensive background in dental technology, she understands the importance of modern advancements and their impact on your dental experience. Laura graduated from Augustana College in Rock Island, IL, with a degree in Communications and Business. In her free time, she loves yoga, cooking, hiking, concerts, and chatting on the phone with her mom.

Dental Hygienist

Kelly Taylor

Kelly is a positive and kind spirit focused on providing gentle dental care to every patient. She graduated Utah State University with an Applied Science degree, and was awarded for her excellence when she earned her Dental Hygiene degree from Colorado Northwestern Community College. When Kelly isn’t in the office working to make our community healthier, she loves being active outdoors with her husband, Ben, and their two dogs.

Expanded Duties Dental Assistant

Dana Johnson

Dana is our multi-talented Expanded Duties Dental Assistant (EDDA) who enjoys caring for our wonderful patients. She earned her Dental Assistant certification in 2010, and has since taught at the Dental Assisting at the Institute of Business & Medical Careers. In her free time, Dana loves spending time with her daughter (Jaylee), crafting, painting, working as an in-home hospice care, and developing her spray tan business.

Patient Care Coordinator

Jenny Simmons

Jenny is passionate about providing patients with a premier dental experience. She loves building relationships with our community while kindly coordinating patient care needs. When she's not in the office, Jenny enjoys spending time with her dog (Buddy), attending hockey games, and providing massage therapy (she is a Licensed Massage Therapist!).

Patient Focused, Family Owned