RidgeGate Dental
Dr. John J. Ahern and Dr. Shawna M. Schope
"The Art and Science of a Beautiful Smile"
Call: (303)797-6453


Dr. John J. Ahern

 Dr. John Ahern, DDS graduated from Creighton University in Omaha, NE. He graduated with an undergraduate degree in Biology and then attended Creighton's Dental School and graduated as a Doctor of Dentistry. He spent a while in Omaha working with current Dentists learning how to manage an excellent dental practice. He then moved to Denver, Co and took over Ridge Gate Dental in 1994. He takes his practice very seriously creating an office environment that exudes joy and creates perfect smiles. 

 He lives in Parker with his family. Family is extremely important to Dr. Ahern as he has six kids. His wife helps manage Ridge Gate Dental and together they created not only a loving family, but a loving office environment. 

Dr. Shawna M. Schope, DDS

Dr. Shauna Schope, DDS graduated from Iowa University Dental School in Iowa City, IA. Since receiving her doctorate in dental surgery she has been practicing dentistry for 20 years. Dr. Schope continues to maintain her commitment to the dental world by attending continuing education classes and by staying current with the modern technological advances in the dental world. Dr. Schope dedicates her full attention, gentle touch, and her excellent clinical skills to each patient making sure their smile is one to be proud of. 

Dr. Schope resides in Littleton, CO with her husband, Andy and her two children. While she is not practicing dentistry, she loves to ski, run, and travel with her family. She will work tirelessly to treat your smile to perfection every aspect.