Our Team

At GVR Dental and Orthodontics, our staff features a comprehensive team of dental professionals. There is no need to travel far for a Green Valley Ranch dentist. Our patients have access to a variety of dental specialists–all in one convenient location. Learn more about or office.

Dr. Boyan Rano – General & Cosmetic Dentist

Dr Boyan RanoDr. Boyan Rano graduated from University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine, in Philadelphia, PA. He has over 20 years of dental experience with a focus on cosmetic and overall dental health. He has been practicing in Colorado since 2006.

Dr. Rano enjoys working with families and giving personalized attention to each family member, so their individual dental needs and expectations are addressed. He is striving to help his patients feel comfortable during their dental visits and treatment. Dr. Rano believes in building trusting relationships with his patients through comprehensive, gentle, and high-quality dental care.

While not at the office, he loves spending time with his wife and son, reading, studying world history and traveling.

Dr. Ahmed B. Salman – Endodontist

Dr. Ahmed SalmanDr. Salman was born and raised in Baghdad, Iraq. His initial dental training was at the University of Baghdad where he received a Bachelor of Dental Surgery (B.D.S). Afterward, he completed a one-year general practice residency at Cairo University Hospital in Egypt.

After a couple of years practicing as a general dentist, he decided to continue his educational journey in the United States where he obtained a second dental degree (D.D.S) from the University of Colorado School of Dental Medicine. During his time at the dental school, he was recognized for his passion and received an award for Excellence in Endodontics.

After practicing in the Denver metro area as a general dentist his passion for Endodontics lead him to pursue postgraduate training at the University of the Pacific Dugoni School of Dentistry in San Francisco, CA. He received a certificate of specialty in Endodontics and a Master of Science in Dentistry (M.S.D). During his residency, Dr. Salman received the postgraduate OKU clinical excellence day award for his 1st place clinical presentation.

Dr. Salman is Board Eligible with the American Board of Endodontics. He is an active member of the American Dental Association, the American Association of Endodontists, the Colorado Dental Association, and the Metropolitan Denver Dental Society.

During his free time, Dr. Salman plays soccer on weekly basis and enjoys traveling and spending time with his family.

Dr. Michael Duryea – Orthodontist

duryea headshotDr. Duryea earned his degree from the University of Nebraska College of Dentistry in 1982 and his graduate degree from the St. Louis University medical center in 1984. He is a member of the American Association of Orthodontists, Rocky Mountain Society of Orthodontics, Colorado Orthodontists Association, American Dental Association, and the Metropolitan Denver Dental Society. He has been practicing orthodontics in the Denver area for 24 years.

Dr. Duryea is a dedicated family man and is married with two children. They have added a Bishon dog named Casey to their family. Dr. Duryea enjoys football (the Nebraska Corn Huskers and the Denver Broncos), skiing, biking, swimming, and spending time with his family.

Dr. Duryea’s goal is to provide a healthy and confident smile to all of his patients. He takes pride in his work and takes it very seriously, yet Dr. Duryea and his team do it in a fun way. He wants his patients to enjoy coming to see him.

Christy – Hygienist

ChristyChristy was born and raised in Manhattan Kansas. She and her son Marquez moved to Denver earlier this year. She graduated with her Associates in Dental Hygiene from Manhattan Area Technical College in 2014. She currently holds a Dental Hygiene license in Colorado and Kansas. In her free time, Christy enjoys volunteering for those less fortunate, painting, traveling, spending time with friends and family, but most of her interests revolve around her son, Marquez. Her goal is to have patients enjoy every visit. As your hygienist, she will provide you with the best experience possible with the highest quality periodontal care and using the newest state-of-the-art equipment. Your treatment will be informed, effective, and efficient for your dental needs.

Roxana – Dental Assistant

RoxanaRoxana attended Concorde Career College in Aurora, CO to become a dental assistant. She is fluent in Spanish. Roxana has been a dental assistant since 2014 and she absolutely loves it.  She is the mother of a six-year-old, who she loves spending time with on her days off. The experience Roxana has gained as a dental assistant has helped her to maintain her personal and her family’s oral health.