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Welcome to the practice of Ryan Rush DDS PLLC!  We offer the highest level of comprehensive dental care and comfort to our wonderful community of Fort Collins and its surrounding areas.  Our friendly staff has been treating many of our same patients for over 35 years.  We treat each patient as family, focusing on patient relationships and personalizing care for their needs.  Our goal is to partner with our patients to educate and empowering them to achieve and maintain optimal dental health and overall well-being.  We are grateful for the opportunity to serve you!



Dr. Ryan Rush is pleased to have been selected to take over the practice of Dr. Robert Harrison after over 33 years of service to the Fort Collins area. After being raised in the Midwest Dr. Rush graduated from Brigham Young University and continued to receive his Doctorate in Dental Surgery from University of Maryland School of Dentistry. In recognition for his work in the area of prosthodontics Dr. Rush received the Henry B. Schwartz award and graduated near the top of his class.

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Your comfort and health are our top priority, so we are diligent in the implementation of low dosage digital radiography to ensure the highest level of safety measures. Our state-of-the-art facility provides a sterilized and safe environment, and we offer Friday and Saturday appointments that begin as early as 7:00am for your convenience.

Dr. Rush is a proud member of the Larimer County Dental Society and participates in Spear Education study clubs and other local dental study clubs.

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Traumatic Injuries

DISLODGED TEETHInjuries to the mouth can cause teeth to be pushed back into their sockets. Your endodontist or general dentist may reposition and stabilize your tooth. Root canal treatment is ...

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Bruxism Treatment

Bruxism is an oral parafunctional activity that commonly occurs in most people at some point in their lives. The two main characteristics of this condition are grinding of the teeth ...

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TMJ Disorder

TMJ (temporomandibular joint) disorders are a family of problems related to your complex jaw joint. If you have had symptoms like pain or a “clicking” sound, you’ll be glad to ...

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Root Canal Procedures

A root canal is one of the most common dental procedures performed, well over 14 million every year. This simple treatment can save your natural teeth and prevent the need ...

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Dental Crowns

Most dentistry looks like dentistry. Our goal is to provide dentistry that is undetectable. We replace existing crowns and fillings with restorations that look and feel like your natural teeth.WHEN ...

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Dental Bridges

All of your teeth play an important role in speaking, chewing, and maintaining proper alignment of other teeth. Tooth loss doesn’t necessarily have to occur as you age, but if ...

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Implant Retained Dentures

REPLACING MISSING TEETH WITH IMPLANT RETAINED DENTURESUsually, when you lose a tooth, it is best for your oral health to have it replaced. Missing teeth can affect your “bite” as ...

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Dental Implants

Dental implants are designed to provide a foundation for replacement teeth that look, feel, and function like natural teeth. The person who has lost teeth regains the ability to eat ...

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Removable Partial Dentures

A removable partial denture is an artificial tooth appliance used to replace one or several missing teeth and is attached to remaining teeth with metal clasps. These dentures are removable ...

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A denture or a complete denture as it is often called, is an appliance that is inserted in the mouth, replaces natural teeth, and provides support for the cheeks and ...

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Dental Fillings

We are a mercury-free practice. However, many people still have silver/mercury fillings in their mouths from years past. These fillings are not particularly pleasing to the eye, and we know ...

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Teeth Whitening

Having a beautiful smile may be even easier than you think. Many people achieve the look they’ve been dreaming of with our simple “bleaching” procedure.WHAT TO KNOW ABOUT DENTAL WHITENINGIt’s ...

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Inlays & Onlays

When more than half of the tooth’s biting surface is damaged a dentist will often use an inlay or onlay.WHAT ARE INLAYS AND ONLAYS?Inlays and onlays can be made of ...

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Porcelain Veneers

Porcelain veneers are thin shells of ceramic that bond directly to the front surfaces of the teeth. They are an ideal choice for improving your smile and have become increasingly ...

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Dental Bonding

Bonding is an alternative to veneers and can be used as a restorative procedure for teeth that are chipped, cracked, discolored, or misarranged.HOW DOES IT WORK?The tooth is prepared for ...

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Oral Cancer Exam

The oral cancer examination is completely painless. Dr. Ryan Rush, our Fort Collins dentist will look for abnormalities and feel the face, glands, and neck for unusual bumps. Lasers may ...

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ANTIBIOTIC TREATMENTAntibiotic for Periodontal DiseasePeriodontal disease is a serious infection under your gumline.ARESTIN® (minocycline hydrochloride) is an antibiotic that kills the bacteria that cause the infection.It’s placed directly in the ...

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Child Dentistry

The first “regular” dental visit should be just after your child’s third birthday. The first dental visit is usually short and involves very little treatment. We may ask you to ...

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Scaling and Root Planing

The initial stage of treatment for periodontal disease is usually a thorough cleaning that may include scaling or root planing. The objective of these non-surgical procedures is to remove etiologic ...

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Periodontal Maintenance

Periodontal diseases are infections of the gums, which gradually destroy the support of your natural teeth. There are numerous disease entities requiring different treatment approaches. Dental plaque is the primary ...

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Tooth Extraction

DO I NEED A TOOTH EXTRACTION?You and Dr. Ryan Rush, our Fort Collins dentist may determine that you need a tooth extraction for any number of reasons. Some teeth are ...

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Dental Sealants

Highly effective in preventing decay on the biting surfaces of your chewing teeth, dental sealants are a simple procedure in which a tooth-colored acrylic “coating” is painted onto the surface ...

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Dental Exams and Check-Ups

HOW IMPORTANT IS ORAL HYGIENE?Oral hygiene is necessary for eliminating bacteria in the mouth. Bacteria builds to form plaque that can harden and lead to long-term ailments such as gingivitis, ...

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Dental Emergency

WHAT IS A DENTAL EMERGENCY?A dental emergency is any situation that poses an immediate threat to the health of our mouth and can result in unmanageable dental pain. Dental emergencies ...

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Cosmetic Dentistry

Using advanced cosmetic dental treatments and materials, your Fort Collins, CO cosmetic dentists, Dr. Ryan Rush can make a real difference. The skill, experience, and commitment of our practice — ...

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Restorative Dentistry

Today’s advanced dental treatments and materials can give you a healthier, more complete smile that can last you a lifetime. Your Fort Collins Dentist, Dr. Ryan Rush can help revitalize ...

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Preventative Dentistry

Oral hygiene & Preventative Treatments are necessary for eliminating bacteria in the mouth. A good dental care routine and regular checkups with dental cleaning will keep your mouth healthy and ...

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What our patients are saying...

"I first saw Dr. Rush when I was visiting my daughter in Fort Collins. Now, even though I live in Michigan, Dr Rush is the only dentist I will go to. I have many phobias around getting dental work, but Dr. Rush is amazing. He makes me feel like I am a family member and gives special attention to..."

"Very friendly people who are passionate about their profession! They've always been straightforward and honest with me, and I love that they're willing and able to prioritize urgent issues. So many other dentists will leave you to the wolves, but that's definitely not the case here. I really appr..."

"Update 2020: Dr. Rush took over Dr. Harrison’s practice. He is the best! My teeth always look and feel great after getting a cleaning done. It’s been an all-around positive experience and I’m happy he is my dentist! Original Post from 2014: I have been seeing Dr. Harrison for at least 10 years. ..."

"I have lived in Fort Collins for 12 years. It took a while to find a great dentist. Dr. Rush did a crown for me just a few days ago. This is first crown that doesn’t hurt me and looks amazing! Highly recommend dr. Rush for dentistry!"

"We 100% recommend Dr. Rush!!! He's a great dentist, very caring towards his patients.. his staff is just as nice!"

"Went to Dr Rush today and all I gotta say is what a fantastic dentist! I am a new patient and they got me in and out and awesome care by him and his staff! Heather the office manager and Dreama were wonderful! Highly recommend anyone looking for a dentist"

"Moving to Fort Collins from out of state was wonderful but having to find new medical and dental providers was a challenge. The first dentist I visited told me I needed a crown and that the procedure could be done immediately. This made me skeptical so I did more research and found Dr. Rush. He g..."

"Broken Tooth and I had a job interview in 4 hours! The staff and Dr Ryan Rush are the best! This dentist actually LISTENS to his patients. What a wonderful 1st experience ever at this dental office. I recommend the whole staff VERY highly! I will never go anywhere else."

"Amazing receptionist, staff and dentist! Everyone is super friendly, makes you feel comfortable, spends time explaining your situation, and extremely professional. I would recommend this place to my friends and family."

"Dr. Rush and his staff saved the day when my bridge malfunctioned the morning of my wedding! They were so kind and repaired the issue quickly and correctly (it hasn't bothered me since). I highly recommend this practice!"

"I was visiting from out of town and had an emergency need. Dr. Rush was able to see me next day and quickly fix my problem. Dr. Rush is very knowledgable and skilled. Nora the dental assistant was extremely welcoming and friendly. This is really a great dental practice."

"Soooooo so happy with Dr. Rush. I will never go to another dentist. My husband looks forward to his dental visits now instead of dreading them."

"Pleasant and knowledgeable staff. Dr Rush is caring and patient and I felt at ease when getting treatment done! Best dental experience ever!"

"Everyone in this office is amazing!"

"Excellent service and a fantastic dentist."

"Very friendly and efficient staff!"

"Very pleased to have my dental needs met with Dr. Rush and his staff! The entire team is very accommodating, hitting just the right balance between knowledgeable results and compassionate care. I would highly recommend their services to anyone in need of great, comprehensive dentistry!"

"Always a super friendly staff. Everyone is genuinely caring. Dr. Rush is amazing! I wouldn’t refer any other dentist office. Family friendly and caring is always great to work with."

"Very good dentist and staff. I appreciate their concern for patients and they always quickly answer any questions/concerns that I have."

"Dr Rush and his staff are all very professional and friendly. I was worried about having my teeth cleaned because my teeth are quite sensitive but Amanda was very gentle and considerate of my comfort while doing a thorough job."

"They are kind, gentle and made my first experience in the office welcoming."

"Amada, the hygenist is so careful and gentle. She also has a great personality."

"Friendly,fun. The doc cares about you"

"Dr. Rush and his staff are always friendly and willing to answer your questions."

"We have been seeing Dr. Ryan Rush since he took over this practice. Dr. Rush and his entire staff are extremely thorough and make us very comfortable. We so appreciate the quality of service! Every person in the office is so pleasant, kind and caring. We highly recommend them!"

"Dr. Rush and his staff are superb. Their care is gentle and complete. Very happy we found such a fantastic dentist for our entire family."

"Everyone was so wonderful and pleasant to work with. They did a great job with the cleaning and I left with great info and I felt great after!"

"Dr. Rush and his staff are very friendly and professional. I’d recommend his practice to my friends and family!"

"Friendly staff and very helpful. Fair estimates and pricing!"

"This was my first visit and I’m definitely going back. A comfortable atmosphere and great staff!"

"Dr Rush is a great dentist. I have had a lot of work done the last year. He is kind, gentle and does a great job! Also has an awesome staff!"

"I just moved to fort Collins in March and I hadn't been to the dentist in a really long time. The staff made me feel welcomed and comfortable from receptionist to Dr. Rush. They were very informative and weighed my options with me. They even ran my insurance to see what the cost of a procedure wo..."

"Very friendly dentist and staff. Very caring and willing to work with me on the work I needed to get done. Was able to get in quickly. Great experience! Recommend going to this dentist."

"Extremely pleasant and professional dental health team. I actually look forward to my appointments."

"Dr. Rush and his team are the best! Amanda is the best hygienist in the business."

"Great place where they treat you right."

"Very friendly and fast! Everyone was kind and well organized"

"Very friendly and welcoming staff. Fit me in for an appointment quickly and made the endeavor hassle free"

"Ryan Rush is very responsive to patient needs for more or less intervention. He is willing to explain his point of view, is forthright, and never patronizing, keeping in mind the patient makes the final decision regarding his/her own care after receiving his guidance."

"Dr. Rush and his staff are top of the line. He has helped me with major dental problems over the last few years. He is kind, always listens to my concerns and gives me options to consider with root canals, extractions and routine care. He has referred me to oral surgeons when he believed it was i..."

"Best dentist ever. Always comfortable here."

"Dr. Rush and his staff are the absolute best. From the time you enter, everyone knows your name and shares a friendly smile. His staff are gentle in their work and care greatly about customer experience. They’re knowledgeable and offer sound advice based on need and budget. My wife and I always f..."

"Receptionist was friendly and sweet. Hygienist thorough and dentist was great."

"Always have a great experience. Never wait long to get in and the staff always make me feel very comfortable."

"Absolutely OUTSTANDING!!!! Amanda Rocks!!!! I look foreword to seeing her every time. I use to hate going to the dentist, now I can't wait to get there!!! Excellent staff as well!!!"

"Dr Rush is an excellent dentist, he will explain all of your options work out a plan with you etc... He doesn’t try and fleece you like 95% of all those new style dental clinics that have popped up in the past few years. He did amazing work to my teeth that were in really rough shape 100% happy, ..."

"Heather was extremely helpful, friendly and welcoming. I had the most painless cleaning of my life by Amanda, and Dr Rush was great and very thorough"

"Really good, thorough teeth cleaning. And Dr. Rush seems to have a good understanding of what to look for when a lot of work - braces, crowns, composite fillings - has been done."

"The people there are very nice and accommodating to their clients. I have been to their dental office a couple of times and never had a bad experience with them."

"Friendly, caring and knowledgeable dentist and staff. Would definitely recommend!"

"Dr Rush and his hygienists are very gentle, thorough and informative. Everyone is friendly and helpful. Loved the experience."

"Rush Dental does a great job. Efficient, very friendly staff, great dental work, and good waiting room mags."

"Best customer service. Pleasant and gentle hygienists. Dr Rush is kind."

"Great place. Incredibly friendly hygienists, relaxed atmosphere. Dr rush is great, very knowledgeable and easygoing."

"I was just telling my husband that I am so pleased that Dr. Rush is our dentist. We've been going there for several years and we totally trust them. We have 2 kids and they have been great with them. The dental hygienists are friendly and knowledgeable. The front office receptionist is very welco..."

"I've been to 3 different dentist over the past 3 years, and Ryan Rush is by far the best. Like many people, I avoid the dentist until I absolutely need to go. Ryan and his team create a relaxing environment and always make sure you are comfortable throughout your visit."

"Dr Rush is very attentive to his patients needs. He has a very professional manner and so does his staff. I've used several dentist in FoCo and Dr Rush has topped them all. Importantly his work is top notch."

"Absolutely the best dental office in northern Colorado. The staff and Dr. Rush are very friendly and personable. You will want to return for your 6 month check ups:)"

"Great dental office! Dr. Rush is very professional but also kind and easy to talk to. All of the staff is friendly, professional and and helpful. We as well as our kids enjoy our visits here."

"Dr. Rush & his entire staff are wonderful. They are super friendly, courteous & very knowledgeable. I love going to my dentist, knowing I'm getting the latest in "dental health". I trust Dr. Rush 100%. And Amanda is the best dental hygienist ever!!"

"Always have a pleasant experience. Dr. Rush is great and I love the hygienists. I recommend them to all my friends and family!"

"I found Dr Rush on a Google search and so glad I did. The staff is so sweet and friendly. I have a job that limits my flexibility for appointments. Mary was so patient with me while I went through different appointment times and had to reschedule due to my work several times. She was so sweet and..."

"A very friendly staff, they do great work and make sure you are comfortable. They are great at accommodating emergency needs by letting us come in with no notice!"

"You guys are awesome thank you so much for getting me in with in three days to pull my wisdom teeth. honestly a lot of other places had excuses why they wouldn't pull them but you did and it was fast and I felt nothing and woke up a day later feeling like a million bucks I could never thank you g..."


383 W Drake Rd STE 101, Fort Collins, CO 80526

Phone: (970) 223-5393

Office Hours

MON 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

TUE 7:00 pm - 5:00 pm

WED - FRI 7:00 am - 3:00 pm

SAT 7:00 am - 12:00 pm

SUN Closed

Get in Touch

Email: office@rushdental.co

Call: (970) 223-5393