Bookcliff Family Dental

Your Family-Friendly Dentist in Grand Junction, CO

At Bookcliff Family Dental, we believe in putting our patients first. We want to create an environment where no patient is fearful of coming to our office. Our dental team takes a compassionate and educational approach because we take your family’s dental health and well-being seriously. We provide preventative, restorative and cosmetic dentistry to patients of all ages in Grand Junction, CO.

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Meet Our Dentist

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Dr. Ryan Helgerson


Dr. Ryan Helgerson, DMD, is the owner of Bookcliff Family Dental and finds joy in providing the highest level of comprehensive care to his patients in Grand Junction and the surrounding areas.

Meet Your Dental Team

Our team is highly skilled and passionate about providing patients with an exceptional experience at each visit. Get to know more about us here before your appointment at our Grand Junction dental office. We look forward to meeting you!

Steph, registered dental hygienist


Dental Hygienist

Stephanie has been a hygienist since 1993 and has been practicing in Colorado since 2003. She takes pride in helping her patients achieve good oral health while swapping stories about everyday life. She grew up in Nevada where she raised her two boys, but loves being a resident of the Grand Valley. Outside of the office, Stephanie enjoys spending time with her husband, Mike, camping and mountain biking. She also loves to hike, read and spend time with her two amazing granddaughters.

Abby, registered dental hygienist


Dental Hygienist

Growing up, Abby would come out to Western Colorado with her family for vacation every year and fell in love with the area. She received her degree in dental hygiene from the University of Nebraska Medical Center and moved here shortly after graduation. In addition to being a dental hygienist, Abby is a certified myofunctional therapist. When she's not at work, she’s probably a few miles into a hike somewhere with her friends, or in the kitchen experimenting with a new recipe.

Malikah, dental assistant


Dental Assistant

Malikah has been a dental assistant for over 8 years and loves helping patients feel comfortable at the dentist. She grew up in Utah with four awesome sisters and is super close with her family. In her free time she loves to camp, go to concerts, and try new food. She also enjoys going back to Utah to see her family and catch up.

Regina, dental assistant


Dental Assistant

Regina has been a dental assistant for over 17 years and loves helping patients achieve the smile of their dreams. She was born in Utah, but considers Grand Junction her home. She has two sons and welcomed a grand baby last year that she loves to see. In her free time she loves to work out, read and do anything outdoors.

Robin, Scheduling Coordinator and Insurance Specialist


Scheduling Coordinator and Insurance Specialist

Robin loves welcoming new people to our office! She has worked for over 20 years in management and customer service. To her, it is important that patients feel comfortable and safe in our office. She believes smiles are contagious and loves helping to spread those smiles! Robin is a Colorado native who moved to the Western Slope 16 years ago. She is married with three children and five grandchildren. She loves spending time with her family and cheering on the Denver Broncos!


Dental Hygienist

Melanie is a Colorado native, who has called Fruita her home for the last 17 years. She has 22 years of dental experience, as she was a dental assistant before going to hygiene school. Melanie loves educating her patients and making sure that they are comfortable throughout their care. She is married with two kids and loves watching her kids play sports. She enjoys camping, gardening, hiking and just about anything outdoors with her family.


Patient Care Coordinator

Ana grew up in Phoenix, AZ and relocated to Grand Junction in 2019. She loves being able to help patients with their needs. In her free time she enjoys cooking, being outdoors and going on road trips.

Dr. Ryan Helgerson's dog


Henry is Doctor Ryan’s sweet pup that visits the office sometimes. He loves our patients as much as they love him.

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New Technology With a Gentle Touch

We utilize leading-edge dental technology as part of our commitment to providing an exceptional level of dentistry. These tools allow us to detect issues earlier, diagnose, and treat more dental issues faster while keeping your comfort priority one at all times. You can trust you’re getting only the latest dental technology and treatments when you visit our office.

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Digital X-Rays

Our digital X-rays emit less radiation, take images faster without any need for processing, and allow us to optimize the images so we can provide a more precise diagnosis.

Digital X-Rays
intraoral camera

Intraoral Camera

This innovative handheld camera allows us to examine your mouth in greater detail. We use this diagnostic tool to zoom in closely on specific teeth, providing a high-quality image of your teeth. The images are displayed on a screen for you and our dentist to review, giving you a better understanding of your diagnosis and treatment.

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Bookcliff Family Dental

2478 Patterson Rd Ste 3
Grand Junction, CO 81505
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Monday - Thursday: 7:30 AM - 5 PM
Friday - Sunday: Closed


(970) 245-9570

Email Address

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