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 and ethical dental care. Review our wide range of excellent dental services here. We are proud members of the American Dental Association, Colorado Dental Association, and the Berthoud Chamber of Commerce.
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.
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!
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.
Destiney's kind heart and passion for providing patients with excellent and kind dental experiences shine through at every appointment. Outside of the office, she loves spending time with her family and sweet doggies. Destiney is bilingual with English and Spanish!
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.
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!
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.
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, hiking, and spending time with her husband and two doggies!
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!
Rose's talents for providing patients with a calm and gentle experience are second to none. Rose is a true professional and we are grateful to have her talents with us! Outside of the office, you'll find Rose enjoying time outside with her family and boating in the summer!
Tyler is an Colorado-native who prides himself on providing an exceptionally thorough and educational experience for each of his patients. He excels at helping high-anxiety patients feel at ease. Outside of the office, Tyler loves being outdoors, hanging with his twin brother, and enjoying time with friends!