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. Dental Hygienist

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. Dental Hygienist

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.

Emily B. Dental Hygienist

Emily joined our team in September 2019 after she moved to Montana from Utah. She graduated from Weber State University with a Bachelor’s degree in Dental Hygiene. Before she became a hygienist, Emily worked as a dental assistant for over 6 years. She loves getting to know her patients and educating them on the importance of their oral health. In her free time, Emily enjoys spending time in the outdoors with her husband and their dog.

Savanah B. Dental Hygienist

Savanah came to Bozeman from Cave Creek, Arizona in August of 2019 to join the team at Bozeman Dental Associates. She attended Dental Hygiene School at Fortis College Phoenix and completed her education in 2019. While in the offices she enjoys educating her patients on their oral health and working with patients of all ages. Outside of the office she loves being in the sunshine, reading, and spending time with her loved ones.

Amy S. Office Manager

Amy is a Montana native who moved to Bozeman in 2006 from Billings. She has been the Office Manager at Bozeman Dental since 2012. Before that she was a dental assistant for 4 years. During her free time she loves to run, hike and walk with her dog, Moose. She enjoys spending time with family and friends as well as traveling.

Jennifer R. Dental Assistant

Jen is originally from Great Falls. She has over 15 years of experience assisting and have been with Bozeman Dental since May 2014. She has 2 amazing boys. They enjoy golfing, hiking, and just spending time together as a family.

Meaghan W. Dental Assistant

Meg is from Wisconsin and has been with Bozeman Dental Associates since February 2020. When she is not assisting Dr. Lyons, she loves to adventure through the Treasure State with her husband and two daughters.