Dental Staff

All professionals at South Metro Family Dentistry maintain the highest levels of accreditation and pursue ongoing education to stay abreast of the latest trends in the medical field. Read on to learn more about our staff's experience and training.

  • Dr.
    Ian Morse

    Dr. Morse is a proud native who grew up in Lakewood, CO.  He completed his Bachelor’s of Science at Colorado State University and his Doctorate of Dental Surgery at Colorado University.  He has continued his education in TMJ management and reconstructive therapy, as well as restoring all types of implants and cosmetic dentistry.  Dr. Morse enjoys spending time with his family as well as golfing, snowboarding and playing soccer.

    Top Doc

  • Dr.
    Nate Rivera
    - Doctor -

    Dr. Nate Rivera is a Colorado native, who grew up in Lakewood and graduated from Green Mountain High School. He received his bachelor’s degree in accounting from the University of Northern Colorado. Dr. Rivera later found his passion in dentistry after overcoming an unpleasant experience with dental care, ultimately inspiring him to make a career shift. Dr. Rivera completed his Doctorate of Dental Surgery from the University of Colorado School of Dental Medicine where he was honored with several accolades. He was a four-year recipient of the Dean’s and Chancellor’s Excellence scholarships and was named as the recipient of two graduation awards: the Hanau Award for Excellence in Prosthodontics, and the Dr. Barry Beauvais Special Care Dentistry Award. Dr. Rivera is inspired by his patients and aims to develop meaningful relationships through honest and authentic encounters with each person he gets the opportunity to treat. Dr. Rivera enjoys continuing education in occlusion, complex restorative dentistry, periodontal surgery, and implant therapy. When he is not practicing dentistry, Dr. Rivera enjoys being a dad and playing outdoors; fishing, camping, and mountain biking with family and friends. Schedule an appointment today with Dr. Rivera by calling 303-770-2252.

Contact Us

Send Us an Email

Our Location

Find us on the map

Hours of Operation

Our Regular Schedule

South Metro Family Dentistry




8:00 am-5:00 pm


8:00 am-5:00 pm


8:00 am-5:00 pm


7:00 am-2:00 pm