We look forward to making you smile!
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. Dean and his lovely wife, Melea, also have 9 grandchildren, also keeping them busy.
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.
Dr. Cerven was born and raised in Woodinville, Washington. She attended the University of Delaware where she earned her bachelor’s degree in biology with a minor in Biotechnology. She then moved to Las Vegas where she attended the University of Nevada Las Vegas School of Dental Medicine where she earned her dental degree.
After graduating in 2007 she moved back to Washington where she had her own dental practice for 11 years after working side by side with her father who is also a dentist. Dr. Cerven always knew she wanted to move out of Washington which brought her to Montana. She and her family have fallen in love with Bozeman and are very excited to be a part of this community.
Dr. Cerven is a current member of the American Dental Association and the Montana Dental Association. She also believes in further education and has been a part of Spears Study Clubs. Dr. Cerven has traveled several times to Haiti and Uganda to provide dental care for those in need and has plans to return again.
Quality dental care and patient communication is of utmost important to Dr. Cerven. She puts her patients first and cares about their overall health.
When not at the office, Dr. Cerven spends time with her husband of 20 years, Martin, and their 5-year-old son, Brayden. This spring they will be welcoming a new Bernese Mountain Dog fur baby to the family!
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 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.
Mandi’s bio coming soon…!
Chelsie is a true Bozemanite, born and raised right here in Bozeman. She left Montana for 3 years to get her degree and came right back. Some things she enjoys are boating, camping, and being a fur momma. She has always loved going to the dentist and that is her goal for each person she sees. She does her best to make her patient’s dental visit a fun one!
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.
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.