At Golden Hill Family Dentistry, we wouldn’t want you to see us as just a person in a white coat wielding a metal hook. We want you to see us as caring professionals, and everyday people just like you! Take a few moments to read about our dentists and hygienists, and call our Lakewood, CO office for an appointment.

Dr. Grace E. Rudersdorf, DDS

Dr. Grace has been practicing general dentistry and living in Denver since 2014. She is originally from Omaha, NE where she spent the majority of her life. She received her Bachelor’s of Science in Biology and Spanish from Creighton University in 2009. After undergrad, she spent a year volunteering through the Jesuit Volunteer Corps in Yakima, WA. She then went on to graduate from Creighton University School of Dentistry in 2014.

After dental school, she participated in a mini-residency through the Academy of Implant Dentistry where she learned the surgical and restorative aspects of implant dentistry. She is currently going through another mini-residency through Progressive Orthodontic Seminars to further her knowledge of orthodontics. Dr. Grace is constantly expanding her knowledge in order to offer her patients the most up-to-date techniques and practices in the ever-changing dental field.

Her interest in dentistry was greatly influenced by her uncle, who exposed her to the rewards of improving quality of life by creating and maintaining healthy smiles. She enjoys working with her hands, interacting with people, and science, so dentistry was a natural fit.

When she is not working, she enjoys camping, hiking, skiing, microbreweries, spending time with family and friends and her dog, Oliver.

Dr. Carson Spornhauer

Meet Dr. Carson Spornhauer, a dentist by trade and adventurer at heart! Since 2020, she’s been keeping Denver’s smiles bright and shiny, having migrated westward from her native Ohio.

Carson’s interest in healthcare took her to THE Ohio State University, where she received her Bachelor of Science degree in 2013. Buckeye pride runs deep, so she stuck around to earn her Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from the same place in 2018. Her desire to learn didn’t stop there, though. She polished her dental skills with an advanced program at the Dayton VA Medical Center, mastering everything from implant placement to periodontal surgeries.

Before hitting the Rocky Mountain State, Carson cut her teeth (pun intended!) at a Cincinnati dental practice. But it wasn’t all work and no play. She met her future spouse, a Denver native, and before long, they packed their bags for the Mile-High City.

When she’s not in the office saving teeth, you’ll likely find Carson outdoors. Coming from Ohio, where sunny days are a rare commodity, she’s now a bona fide sun-worshiper, hiking, camping, skiing or biking whenever she gets the chance. She’s a family girl at heart and a globetrotter when opportunity strikes, with her most recent feat being the Salkantay Trek to Machu Picchu in Peru, hand in hand with her fiancé.

Dr. Grace is bringing Dr. Carson on because of her passion for dentistry, her immaculate clinical skills, her approach to comprehensive dental care, her dedication to continuing education, and her amazing work ethic. Dr. Carson goes above and beyond to make every patient feel like family.

Please join us in welcoming Dr. Carson to our practice!

Luisa, Office Manager

Luisa was born in Hereford, Texas but moved to Fort Morgan, Colorado when she was 8 years old. Luisa has been working in the dental field for four years with previous work in communications and customer service. She never thought she would get involved in dentistry, but she is grateful for the first dentist she worked with who took a leap of faith with her and gave her the opportunity to learn. Since then she has enjoyed every minute of it. Luisa is our insurance and treatment plan coordinator. She can answer any questions you might have about the financial aspects of your dental care.

When Luisa is not working she loves watching baseball. Her team is of course the Colorado Rockies! She also enjoys spending time volunteering at an assisted living facility where she visits with residents and lends a listening ear to let them tell their stories. She loves the outdoors: hiking, camping, riding bikes etc. This year she checked two things off her bucket list: running a marathon and skydiving! She plans on doing both once again in 2018.