Dr. Ryan Mueller, D.M.D.
Dr Mueller and his wife, Lindsey, moved to Buena Vista in 2006. Originally from St. Louis, Dr. Mueller attended dental school at Southern Illinois University. He graduated with honors and practiced for two years in St. Louis before realizing the dream of moving to a mountain town.
After graduation, he pursued extensive hands on training in implant surgical placement and restorations. Additionally, he attended many hours of training learning esthetic techniques through the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry. He has dedicated himself to ongoing continuing education to stay up to date with the latest treatments and materials. Annually he greatly exceeds the mandated continuing education requirement for the state and the CDA.
On a personal level, Dr Mueller is an avid rock climber and lover of camping. He and Lindsey are proud of their two daughters, Ava and Greta, and have been grateful to have been able to raise their daughters in this incredible community.
Heather joined the Buena Vista Dental Care team in the summer of 2018. With a work history in customer service, she is happy to help you. Heather has lived Buena Vista for almost 20 years and enjoys the outdoors by camping, hiking, snowboarding, and spending time with family and friends.
Registered Dental Hygienist
Rhema was born and raised in Ontario, Canada. She graduated from Ferris State University with a degree in dental hygiene and has been practicing in Colorado since 2008. Rhema prides herself in her gentle and thorough care and loves educating patients about whole body health as it relates to their oral care to help create lasting healthy habits with her patients. She is passionate about the outdoors, snowboarding/splitboarding and is an active member of our local Search and Rescue. She’s excited to be part of a dedicated dental team that has a whole patient approach to care.
Registered Dental Hygienist
Katie has been a registered dental hygienist since 2005. She began her career in Ohio for the first three years and then practiced in Colorado Springs for 13 years before moving to Buena Vista. Her favorite part of her job is providing patients with the experience of good dental care and educating/encouraging patients through their dental journey. When she’s not at work, she enjoys spending time with her husband and four kids in the outdoors hiking, camping, paddle boarding, kayaking, and watching her children play sports.
Susan began her dental assisting career as a volunteer at a dental clinic at age 16. Originally from San Diego, California, Susan moved to Buena Vista in the spring of 1994 with her husband and two boys, Abram and Aaron.
Since 2006, Susan has been a cornerstone in helping make sure every patient is well cared for. In 2020 she celebrated her 25th year of Dental Assisting and maintaining the National Certification for Dental Assistants. She truly enjoys working with Dr. Mueller and the amazing staff of professional women who serve our community with the best dental care.
Domonique is originally from Thornton Colorado but grew up in Leadville most of her life. She completed Vail Valley Dental Assisting School prior to joining Buena Vista Dental Care. In her free time she loves to go camping, play video games, and spend quality time with family and friends.
Amanda has been a chair side dental assistant for over 8 years with Buena Vista Dental Care. Originally from Ohio, she was drawn to this mountain town. Her art background helps with the services she provides.