We look forward to making you smile!

Dr. Dean Mortenson

Dr. Mortenson opened his Bozeman dental practice in 1990 and has been practicing dentistry for over 23 years. He grew up in Golden, CO and graduated with a dental surgery degree from the University of Nebraska. He has trained in sedation dentistry while focusing on his specialty of cosmetic and aesthetic surgery.

He became interested in dentistry as a result of his mother’s recognition of his abilities with his hands and his passion for helping others. He moved the practice to its current location in 2000 and expanded to Bozeman Dental Associates in 2013.

When he’s not attending to patients, Dr. Mortenson has 8 children keeping him busy. He also enjoys hunting, fishing, and has been heavily involved with the Boy Scouts for years.

Dr. Ben Lyons

Dr. Lyons joined our team in 2013 after moving from Georgia. He grew up in Jesup, GA but has claimed Montana as a second home during his childhood. His family frequently visited the state and Dr. Lyons spent several summers as a fishing guide.

He received a Doctorate from the Medical College of Georgia followed by a one-year GPR residency where he refined his surgical techniques. Dr. Lyons also achieved certification in conscious sedation while in Georgia. He is continuously attending continuing education courses to stay up to date with
latest techniques and technology.

Outside the office, Dr. Lyons enjoys fly fishing, hunting, hiking, skiing, and other outdoor activities. He is a member of the American Dental Association, Montana Dental Association, Blue Ribbon Study Club, Big Sky Tanner Study Club, and Yellowstone Gold Study Club. He and his wife a son, Winn and daughter, Kaylee. He also enjoys spending time with his Drahthaar dog, Gunner.

Kelly A.

Kelly joined Bozeman Dental in 2008, moving to Montana from Florida for the quality of life. She has been in dentistry for over 21 years, 19 as a hygienist. Her career began in a periodontal office as an assistant. Kelly received her BS in Dental Hygiene from Indian River College and is a certified laser therapist. When she’s not in the office, Kelly enjoys spending time with family, chasing her kids, skiing, and other outdoor activities.

Caroline M.

Caroline was born and raised in Bozeman and joined our team as a Dental Hygienist in 2013 after graduating from Des Moines Area Community College in Iowa. Her desire to be a Dental Hygienist originated years ago as a patient at Bozeman Dental when Dr. Mortenson suggested that it would be a good career choice. She took his advice and loves her decision. She is certified to administer local anesthetic and works hard to put patients at ease. Outside the office, Caroline enjoys spending time with her husband and four children, doing outdoor activities, painting and projects.

Suzy L.

Suzy Larson joined the Bozeman Dental team in December 2008. She graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Dental Hygiene at Carroll College in 1990. She has two kids and four grandchildren. She enjoys working at Bozeman Dental very much.

Sadie P.

Sadie moved to Bozeman in January 2019 from Cody, Wyoming.  She chose to be a Dental Hygienist after shadowing her own hygienist and realizing how much they can truly help their patients with more than just cleaning teeth.  She went on to Dental Hygiene school and graduated from Sheridan Community College in 2017.

Sadie loves the beautiful outdoors along with anything that gets her moving.