Berthoud Dentist at Mountain Ridge Dentistry

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

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


Our team members pass rigorous screening processes to ensure they align with our mission of providing gentle, kind, and ethical dental care. Review our wide range of excellent dental services here. We are proud members of the American Dental Association and Colorado Dental Association.


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.

Associate Dentist

Dr. Ryan

Dr. Ryan brings a wealth of knowledge and training in various areas of dentistry including cosmetic dentistry and endodontics. He graduated in 2020 from the University of Detroit Mercy, where he also ran on full scholarship and led the cross country team to their first conference championship win in school history. Dr. Ryan is still an avid runner and trains at an elite level! Dr. Ryan is known for his gentle and compassionate approach to dental care. He takes the time to understand each patients' needs and works to create personalized treatment plans to achieve optimal results.

EDDA (Expanded Duties Dental Assistant)


Amber is a uplifting and kind soul who loves making dental visits special! She graduated from Hawkeye Community College and University of Iowa College of Dentistry for dental assisting, and has loved the dental industry since joining in 2013. In her spare time, Amber loves crafting, gardening, and enjoying the beautiful Colorado weather with her husband and three fur babies!

EDDA (Expanded Duties Dental Assistant)


Autumn’s passion for patient care is unmatched and beautiful to see. Her kind and upbeat energy helps even the most anxious of patients feel great about their dental experiences. When she’s not providing excellent patient care, she loves spending time with her family, being outdoors, watching movies, and playing golf with her boyfriend!

Dental Hygienist


You’re always in excellent hands with Brittany. She earned her Bachelor of Science Degree in 2012 from Northern Arizona University, and first entered the dental field during her high school years. She loves building relationships with her patients and helping to improve their dental health. Outside of the office, Brittany loves hiking, mountain biking, and paddle boarding with her beautiful family.

EDDA (Expanded Duties Dental Assistant)


Carissa has been in the dental field since 2011, and loves helping patients feel calm in the dental chair. Outside of the office, she loves paddle boarding and spending time with her husband, two kids, and two dogs!

EDDA (Expanded Duties Dental Assistant)


Carlie is a Colorado-native who loves providing patients with calm and gentle visits. She believes each patient deserves to have great dental experiences and treats everyone as she would her own family. Outside of the office, you'll find Carlie baking!

Patient Care Coordinator


Courtney shines when it comes to providing patients with a wonderful, professional experience. Her attention to detail and commitment to each patient is one of the aspects that make our practice so incredible. Outside of the office, Courtney and her husband Jeremy love spending time with their two furbabies.

Insurance Coordinator


Meet our Insurance Coordinator, Jenny! Despite Jenny's sugar-sweet and calm demeanor, she has earned the nickname 'insurance ninja' in our office! She works swiftly and leaves no stone unturned when it comes to confirming and maximizing your hard earned insurance benefits. When she's not in the office, Jenny is an avid hockey fan and loves spending time with her dog, Buddy!

Dental Hygienist, Infection Control Manager


Kelly is a positive and kind spirit focused on providing gentle dental care to every patient. Her intelligence, kindness, and gentle demeanor has been instrumental in shaping our practice since we opened our doors in September 2018. 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.

Business Manager


Laura is passionate about helping patients positively transform their relationships with dentistry through compassionate, kind, and gentle experiences. She also loves providing a wonderful and caring workplace for the talented professionals on our team. With an extensive background in dental technology, she understands the importance of modern advancements and their impact on your dental experience. In her free time, she loves yoga, concerts & music, hiking, and spending time with her husband!

Dental Hygienist


Melissa is an Oregon-native who loves providing patients with a comfortable and gentle approach to dental health. She enjoys helping even the most anxious dental patients enjoy their visit. Outside of the office, Melissa loves hiking and fishing with her family!

Patient Focused, Family Owned