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Green Mountain Dental Group Staff

Our staff is selected for their exceptional skill and trained to the highest level in their field, be it hygiene, dental assisting, or administration. Both doctors and staff are continually updating their knowledge and skills through continuing education and staff development programs to provide the best service to our patients. Both dentists are active members of the ADA, CDA, & MDDS.

Our commitment to first-class, industry-leading service extends to every aspect of your visit. To make your experience more comfortable, we offer nitrous oxide, stereo headphones, and TVs in the ceiling, allowing you to lie back and watch a movie, sporting event or even bring your own favorite DVD.

We are here to help you achieve and maintain great oral health for a lifetime. This means a tireless commitment to our partnership with you. At Green Mountain Dental Group we consider every patient a member of the family and look forward to caring for your dental needs for years to come.

Meet the Dentists

Dr Benedict O. Vanek Jr

Benedict O. Vanek Jr.


Dr. Ben Jr. attended Colorado State University from 1986 – 1990 where he received his degree in biological sciences. He then graduated from the University of Colorado School of Dentistry in 1994 and joined Green Mountain Dental Group that same year. Dr. Ben Jr. is also a member of the Academy of General Dentistry, American Orthodontic Society, American Dental Association, Colorado Dental Association and the Metro Denver Dental Society.

Dr. Ben Jr. is a native of Colorado and enjoys living in the Green Mountain area with his family. His interests are golf, skiing, hiking and biking.

Dr Steven J. Vanek

Steven J. Vanek


Dr. Steve was born and raised in the Green Mountain area. He attended Regis Jesuit High School. In 1997, he graduated from Colorado State University with a Bachelors Degree in Biology and a minor in Anatomy & Neurobiology. He graduated from Creighton University School of Dentistry in Omaha, NE in 2003. Dr. Vanek then joined his father (Dr. Mel), uncle and cousin in practice at Green Mountain Dental Group. Dr. Steve is a member of the International Association of Orthodontics, American Dental Association, Colorado Dental Association and the Metro Denver Dental Society.

Dr. Steve and his wife have a son, a daughter and a golden retriever. They reside in Green Mountain and are members of Christ on the Mountain Church in Lakewood. His interests include sports, travel and hikes/walks with his family and dog. He is a coach for Green Mountain Jr. baseball, basketball and supporter of local schools.

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Bringing Smiles to Your Family