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A great dentist is something to smile about. And on the following pages are lots of reasons to smile. Our 2016 topDentists list features more than 160 of the best dental professionals in Southern Nevada.

How did we find the valley’s top dental talent? It started with a simple question: “If you had a patient in need of a dentist, which dentist would you refer them to?” This is the question we’ve asked thousands of dentists to help us determine who the topDentists should be. Dentists and specialists are asked to take into consideration years of experience, continuing education, manner with patients, use of new techniques and technologies and of course physical results.

The nomination pool of dentists consists of dentists listed online with the American Dental Association as well as all dentists listed online with their local/regional dental societies, thus allowing virtually every dentist the opportunity to participate. Dentists are also given the opportunity to nominate other dentists we have missed whom they feel should be included in our list. Respondents are asked to put aside any personal bias or political motivations and to use only their knowledge of their peers’ work when evaluating the other nominees.

Voters are asked to individually evaluate the practitioners on their ballot whose work they are familiar with. Once the balloting is completed, the scores are compiled and then averaged. The numerical average required for inclusion varies depending on the average for all the nominees within the specialty and the geographic area. Borderline cases are given a careful consideration by the editors. Voting characteristics and comments are taken into consideration while making decisions. Past awards a dentist has received and status in various dental academies can play a factor in our decision.

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Once the decisions have been finalized, the included dentists are checked against state dental boards for disciplinary actions to make sure they have an active license and are in good standing with the board. Then letters of congratulations are sent to all the listed dentists.

Of course, there are many fine dentists who are not included in this representative list. It is intended as a sampling of the great body of talent in the field of dentistry in Nevada. A dentist’s inclusion on our list is based on the subjective judgments of his or her fellow dentists. While it is true that the lists may at times disproportionately reward visibility or popularity, we remain confident that our polling methodology largely corrects for any biases and that these lists continue to represent the most reliable, accurate, and useful list of dentists available anywhere.

This list is excerpted from the 2016 topDentists™ list, a database which includes listings for more than 160 dentists and specialists in Southern Nevada. The Las Vegas area list is based on thousands of detailed evaluations of dentists and professionals by their peers. The complete database is available at usatopdentists.com. For more information, call 706-364-0853; write PO Box 970, Augusta, GA 30903; email info@usatopdentists.com or visit usatopdentists.com.

 

Disclaimer: This list is excerpted from the 2016 topDentists™ list, which includes listings for more than 160 dentists and specialists in Southern Nevada.  For more information call 706-364-0853 or email (info@usatopdentists.com) or visit us at topdentists.com. topDentists has used its best efforts in assembling material for this list but does not warrant that the information contained herein is complete or accurate, and does not assume, and hereby disclaims, any liability to any person for any loss or damage caused by errors or omissions herein whether such errors or omissions result from negligence, accident, or any other cause. Copyright 2008-2016 by topDentists, Augusta, GA. All rights reserved. This list, or parts thereof, must not be reproduced in any form without permission. No commercial use of the information in this list may be made without permission of topDentists. No fees may be charged, directly or indirectly, for the use of the information in this list without permission.

Note: An asterisk indicates the dentist also performs cosmetic procedures.

Endodontics

W. Scott Biggs

Micro Endodontics of Las Vegas

4450 N. Tenaya Way #240

702-463-5000

lasvegasendo.com

William D. Brizzee

Las Vegas Endodontics

6655 E. Sahara Ave. #A-106

702-876-5800

lvendo.com

Russel K. Christensen

Las Vegas Endodontics

6655 E. Sahara Ave. #A-106

702-876-5800

lvendo.com

Matthew O. Cox

8460 S. Eastern Ave. #B

702-492-6688

coxendo.com

William J. Dougherty Jr.

Sunset Endodontics

54 N. Pecos Road #B

702-436-4300

sunsetendo.com

John Q. Duong

Lakeview Dental

2291 S. Fort Apache Road #104

702-869-0001

karentrandds.com

David C. Fife

1975 Village Center Circle #110

702-360-2122

drdavidfife.com

Darin K. Kajioka

Endodontics of Las Vegas

9750 Covington Cross Drive #150

702-878-8584

endodonticsoflasvegas.com

Ronald R. Lemon

UNLV School of Dental Medicine

4505 S. Maryland Parkway #SLC-D 239

702-744-2731

dentalschool.unlv.edu

Jason T. Morris

2510 Wigwam Parkway #200

702-263-2000

Kathleen Olender*

Desert Dental Specialists

7520 E. Sahara Ave.

702-384-7200

dentalimplants-lv.com

Douglas R. Rakich

Endodontic Associates

6950 Smoke Ranch Road #125

702-869-8840

Daniel I. Shalev

2510 Wigwam Parkway #200

702-263-2000

Ryan C. Shipp

9053 S. Pecos Road, #3000

702-798-0911

shippendodontics.com

Mark C. Tingey

Endodontics of Las Vegas

9750 Covington Cross Drive #150 702-878-8584

endodonticsoflasvegas.com

General Dentistry

Stanley S. Askew

Island Dental Center

9750 Covington Cross Drive #100 702-341-7979

islanddentalcenter.com

Steven A. Avena*

3117 E. Charleston Blvd.

702-384-1210

stevenavenadds.com

Peter S. Balle*

Balle & Associates

2801 W. Charleston Blvd. #100

702-977-1177

balledds.com

Alex D. Blazzard

840 Pinnacle Court #6A

702-345-8686

blazzarddds.com

Laurie S. Bloch-Johnson*

Exceptional Dentistry

9501 Hillwood Drive #A

702-463-8600

drlauriesmiles.com

Derryl R. Brian

Nevada Trails Dental

7575 S. Rainbow Blvd. #101

702-367-3700

nevadatrailsdental.com

Pamela G. Caggiano*

Excellence In Dentistry

321 N. Pecos Road #100

702-732-7878

pamelacaggianodds.com

Colin M. Campbell*

St. Rose Family & Cosmetic Dentistry

2875 Saint Rose Parkway #110

702-387-5900

strosedental.com

Sandra Chan

Moore Family Dentistry

10624 S. Eastern Ave. #N

702-407-6700

lvsmiles.com

Guy L. Chisteckoff*

Island Smiles Cosmetic & Family Dentistry

8940 S. Maryland Parkway #100

702-270-6501

islandsmiles.org

Stephen H. Clark II

2820 E. Flamingo Road #B

702-732-2333

stephenclarkddslv.com

Kenneth M. Cox

6615 S. Eastern Ave. #106

702-735-3506

Chris S. Cozine

8579 S. Eastern Ave. #A

702-739-8289

cozinedental.com

Bradley A. Ditsworth

2458 E. Russell Road #A

702-798-6216

Mark Dorilag

Green Valley Dental Group

710 Coronado Center Drive #100

702-260-0102

gvdentalgroup.com

Jason L. Downey*

5660 E. Flamingo Road #B

702-871-4903

smileslasvegas.com

Mark D. Edington*

Modern Dental Care

9895 S. Maryland Parkway #A

702-372-4069

moderndentallv.com

Donald J. Farr

2458 E. Russell Road #B

702-798-4595

donaldjfarrdds.com

Barton H. Foutz

2510 Wigwam Parkway #100

702-792-5929, drfoutz.com

James B. Frantz Jr.

Green Valley Dental Group

710 Coronado Center Drive #100

702-260-0102

GVDentalGroup.com

Glen Gallimore

702Dentist

3455 Cliff Shadows Parkway #130

702-839-0500

702-dentist.com

Heeyup Ghim

Black Mountain Dental

1475 E. Horizon Ridge Parkway #100

702-564-4498

blackmountaindental.com

Benjamin Glick

1070 E. Horizon Ridge Parkway #120

702-331-1378

benjaminglickdmd.com

Irwan T. Goh*

Smiles by Goh

2653 E. Horizon Ridge Parkway #110

702-832-5517

smilesbygoh.com

Chad Gubler

Gubler Dental

11221 S. Eastern Ave. #200

702-558-9977

gublerdds.com

Jeffery W. Hadley*

3910 Pecos McLeod, #A-140

702-454-7695

smilesbydrhadley.com

Steven L. Hardy

Paradise Family Dental

6825 Aliante Parkway

702-294-2739

drstevehardy.com

George Harouni*

731 Mall Ring Circle #201

702-434-9464

georgeharounidds.com

Gregg C. Hendrickson*

Comprehensive Dental Care

2790 E. Horizon Ridge Parkway #100

702-735-3284

nvdentists.com

Michael G. Hollingshead*

6392 Spring Mountain Road

702-430-2552

lasvegasnevadasmiles.com

Owen W. Justice Jr.

3226 N. Decatur Blvd.

702-648-6800

justicefamilydental.com

Brian R. Karn*

Karn Extraordinary Smiles

851 S. Rampart Blvd. #230

702-341-9160

drkarn.com

Thomas P. Keating*

Keating Dental

880 Seven Hills Drive #240

702-454-8855

keatingdds.com

James G. Kinard*

2780 E. Horizon Ridge Parkway #20

702-719-4700

William P. Leavitt

UNLV School of Dental Medicine

1001 Shadow Lane #SLC-D 260

702-774-2641

unlv.edu

Ton V. Lee

Summerlin Smiles

9525 W. Russell Road #100

702-579-7645

summerlinsmiles.com

Robin D. Lobato*

9061 E. Sahara Ave. #101

702-877-0500

drlobato.com

Nicholas E. Lords*

Rainbow Park Dental

2950 S. Rainbow Blvd. #200

702-227-6510

Kent A. Lysgaard

Lysgaard Dental

2911 N. Tenaya Way #101

702-360-9061

drlysgaard.com

Ronald R. Marshall

6891 E. Charleston Blvd.

702-255-6768

rrmsmile.com

George J. McAlpine

UNLV School of Dental Medicine

1707 E. Charleston Blvd. #290 MS7424

702-671-5130

unlv.edu/dental

Nina Mirzayan

Adaven Children’s Dentistry

1701 N. Green Valley Parkway #8E

702-492-1955

drninaonline.com

D. Kevin Moore

Moore Family Dentistry

10624 S. Eastern Ave. #N

702-407-6700

E. Orlando Morantes*

3412 N. Buffalo Drive #107

702-794-0820

morantesdds.com

Johnny E. Nassar

Smile Design Center

10120 S. Eastern Ave. #375

702-361-9611

smiledesigncenterlv.com

Tam P. Nguyen*

4840 Spring Mountain Road #2 702-256-2111

Jorge Paez*

Nevada Dental Esthetics

4455 S. Jones Blvd. #E2

702-312-3655

lasvegas-cosmetic-dentistry.com

William G. Pappas

7884 E. Sahara Ave. #100

702-367-7133

Sam Partovi

Desert Smiles

10175 E. Twain Ave. #120

702-202-2300

desertsmilesdental.com

James B. Polley*

1875 Village Center Circle #110

702-873-0324

drpolley.com

Thomas J. Puhek

3431 E. Sunset Road #301

702-435-3901

Richard A. Racanelli

Stunning Smiles of Las Vegas

6410 Medical Center St. #B

702-736-0016

lvstunningsmiles.com

Craig R. Rose

Rose Family Dentistry

8490 S. Eastern Ave. #C

702-914-0000

rosefamilydentistry.com

Stephen C. Rose*

Rose Cosmetic and Family Dentistry

4230 E. Charleston Blvd. #A

702-459-8998

rosecosmeticandfamilydentistry.com

George F. Rosenbaum

899 Adams Blvd.

702-293-0373

drgrosenbaum.com

Louisa Sanders

1700 W. Charleston Blvd. #D

702-774-2816

R. Michael Sanders*

UNLV School of Dental Medicine

1001 Shadow Lane #MS7410

702-774-2660

dentalschool.unlv.edu

David B. Sandquist

2650 Lake Sahara Drive #160

702-734-0776

sandquistdds.com

Douglas D. Sandquist*

2650 Lake Sahara Drive #160

702-734-0776

sandquistdds.com

Nathan D. Schwartz

Henderson Family Dentistry

537 S. Boulder Highway

702-564-2526

hendersonfamilydental.com

A. Thomas Shields

Shields Family Dentistry

653 N. Town Center #508

702-228-8777

shieldsfamilydentistry.com

Raymond Kent Simister

4610 Meadows Lane

702-878-7700

Patrick A. Simone*

70 N. Pecos Road #A

702-735-2755

patricksimonedds.com

Susan Schmutz Smith*

8275 S. Eastern Ave. #101

702-967-1700

susansmithdds.com

Stephen W. Spelman*

Willow Springs Dental

3450 S. Hualapai Way

702-871-6044

stephenspelmandds.com

Bradley S. Strong*

2931 N. Tenaya Way #200

702-242-3800

bstrongdds.com

Ronald R. Taylor

3505 E. Harmon Ave. #A

702-605-1819

minidentalimplantslasvegasnv.com

Rick B. Thiriot

UNLV School of Dental Medicine

1001 Shadow Lane #MS7414

702-774-2655

unlv.edu/dental

Franson K. S. Tom

4318 S. Eastern Ave.

702-736-6119

drfransontom.com

Arthur Anthony Tomaro*

Exceptional Dentistry

2095 Village Center Circle #120

702-331-4700

drtomaroexceptionaldentistry.com

Michael Tomita

Island Dental Center

9750 Covington Cross Drive #100

702-341-7979

islanddentalcenter.com

Karen T. Tran

Lakeview Dental

2291 S. Fort Apache Road #104

702-869-0001

karentrandds.com

Terrie X. Tran

All Smiles Dental

10545 S. Eastern Ave. #140

702-492-9399

allsmilesbydesign.com

Michele S. Tratos

3057 E. Warm Springs Road #300

702-369-8730

thelasvegasnvdentist.com

Paul VreNon*

Desert Breeze Dental

8650 Spring Mountain Road #101

702-869-0032

desertbreezedental.net

Scott M. Weaver

53 E. Lake Mead Parkway

702-564-3444

Matt D. Welebir*

Summerlin Dental

410 S. Rampart Blvd. #360

702-228-2218

summerlindental.net

James V. Whalen

Sun Dental Center

9450 Del Webb Blvd.

702-255-2111

sundentalcenterlv.com

Johnathan R. White*

Aesthetic Dentistry

8084 W. Sahara Ave. #G

702-823-3000

jbwhitedds.com

Brad A. Wilbur

Green Valley Dental Center

275 N. Pecos Road

702-896-8933

gvdentalcenter.com

Derrek A. Yelton

2625 S. Rainbow Blvd. #103

702-365-1743

Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

George E. Bonn

Huang & Bonn Oral & Implant Surgery

1701 N. Green Valley Parkway #2-E

702-270-2999

oralsurgeryhenderson.com

Michel Daccache

1701 E. Charleston Blvd. #520

702-750-9444

nevadaoms.com

Mark I. Degen

Red Rock Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Centre

4730 S. Fort Apache Road #390

702-253-9090

redrockomsc.com

John J. Dudek

Mountain View Oral Surgery

6970 Smoke Ranch Road #150

702-259-6725

Ryan Gibson

Gibson and Leavitt Oral & Maxillofacial & Implant Surgery

2835 St. Rose Parkway #100

702-685-3700

ryangibsonoralsurgery.com

R. F. John Holtzen

Nevada Oral & Facial Surgery

6950 Smoke Ranch Road #200

702-360-8918

nevadaoralandfacialsurgery.com

Gregory J. Hunter

Nevada Oral & Facial Surgery

6950 Smoke Ranch Road #200

702-360-8918

nevadaoralandfacialsurgery.com

Brendan G. Johnson

Nevada Oral & Facial Surgery

6950 Smoke Ranch Road, #200

702-360-8918

nevadaoralandfacialsurgery.com

Katherine A. Keeley

2649 Wigwam Parkway #102

702-263-9339

drkeeley.net

Bryce Leavitt

Gibson and Leavitt Oral & Maxillofacial & Implant Surgery

2835 St. Rose Parkway #100

702-685-3700

ryangibsonoralsurgery.com

Carlos H. Letelier

Center for Oral Surgery of Las Vegas

10115 E. Twain Ave. #100

702-367-6666

lasvegasoms.com

Jeff E. Moxley

Moxley Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery

3663 E. Sunset Road #403

702-898-8350

drjeffmoxley.com

Patrick A. O’Connor

630 S. Rancho Drive #B

702-870-2555

drpatrickoconnor.net

Daniel L. Orr II

2040 E. Charleston Blvd. #201

702-383-3711

orrs.org

Mont M. Ringer

Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery of Southern Nevada

5765 S. Fort Apache Road #110

702-876-6337

omssnv.com

Steven A. Saxe

Advance Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery

1570 S. Rainbow Blvd.

702-258-0085

nvjawdoc.com

Robert M. Svarney Jr.

6140 S. Fort Apache Road #120

702-655-8400

Eric D. Swanson

Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Associates of Nevada

2030 E. Flamingo Road #288

702-892-0833

facialsurgery.org

Albert Ted Twesme

4544 S. Pecos Road

702-436-0900

Oral Medicine

Edward E. Herschaft

UNLV School of Dental Medicine

1001 Shadow Lane #SLC-B 214

702-774-2654

unlv.edu

Orthodontics

David A. Chenin

Chenin Orthodontics

10730 S. Eastern Ave. #100

702-735-1010

cheninortho.com

Stephen T. Chenin

Chenin Orthodontics

10730 S. Eastern Ave. #100

702-735-1010

cheninortho.com

Stephen N. Fleming

5320 E. Sahara Ave. #4

702-871-1808

Michael C. Gardner

Leaver & Gardner Orthodontics

6005 S. Fort Apache #100

702-878-0764

leavergardner.com

James L Gibson

Gibson Orthodontics

70 E. Horizon Ridge #170

702-564-1037

gogibson.com

John C. Griffiths

Griffiths & Simister Orthodontics

8710 E. Charleston Blvd. #150

702-256-7846

lasvegasbraces.com

R. Cree Hamilton

Hamilton Orthodontics

401 N. Buffalo Drive #220

702-243-3300

hamiltonortho.com

Blaine R. Hansen

Hansen Orthodontics

3600 N. Buffalo Drive #110

702-568-1600

hansenortho.com

Scott E. Leaver

Leaver & Gardner Orthodontics

6005 S. Fort Apache #100

702-878-0764

leavergardner.com

Jeremy S. Manuele

Hamilton Orthodontics

401 N. Buffalo Drive #220

702-243-3300

hamiltonortho.com

Carey B. Noorda

Noorda Orthodontics

1701 N. Green Valley Parkway #1

702-737-5500

drnoorda.com

Alana Saxe

Saxe Orthodontics

3555 S. Town Center Drive #104

702-541-7070

saxeortho.com

Douglas K. Simister

Griffiths & Simister Orthodontics

8710 E. Charleston Blvd. #150

702-256-7846

lasvegasbraces.com

Dave L. Smith

5320 E. Sahara Ave. #4

702-871-1808

Robert H. Thalgott

1945 Village Center Circle #110

702-364-5100

thalgott.com

Alfred A. Thresher

Thresher Orthodontics

9500 E. Flamingo Road #102

702-254-4335

thresherortho.com

Mark Truman

Truman Orthodontics

851 S. Rampart Blvd. #130

702-360-9000

trumanorthodontics.com

Zachary B. Truman

Truman Orthodontics

880 Seven Hills Drive #170

702-221-2272

trumanortho.com

Fenn Welch

Welch Orthodontics

8551 W. Lake Mead Blvd. #216

702-240-2300

welchortho.com

Lance L. Whetten

4540 S. Pecos Road

702-436-0999

Tracy D. Wyatt

Wyatt Orthodontics

7550 E. Lake Mead Blvd. #6

702-242-9777

wyattorthodontics.com

Pediatric Dentistry

Laurie B. Abrams

Just for Kids Dentistry

7140 N. Durango Drive #110

702-740-5437

justforkidsdentistrylv.com

Bryan Q. Bui

Cavitybusters

6910 S. Rainbow Blvd. #104

702-362-5437

cavitybusters.org

Ryan S. Bybee

Kidz Dentistry

1600 E. Sunset Road #B

702-733-8341

hendersonkidsdentist.com

Alice P. Chen

Red Rock Kids Dental

11700 E. Charleston Blvd. #180

702-242-2436

redrockkidsdental.com

Jeffrey A. Cox

Anthem Pediatric Dentistry

2843 Saint Rose Parkway #100

702-531-5437

apdkids.com

Chad W. Ellsworth

Anthem Pediatric Dentistry

2843 Saint Rose Parkway #100

702-531-5437

apdkids.com

Harout V. Gostanian

Centennial Children’s Dentistry

7425 E. Azure Drive #120

702-880-5437

safaridentistry.com

Dawn L. McClellan

Dental Care International

1750 Wheeler Peak Drive

702-272-1100

dcare.org

Todd S. Milne

Children’s Dental Center

2085 Village Center Circle #120

702-240-5437

cdclv.com

Manny Rapp Jr.

Adaven Children’s Dentistry

1701 N. Green Valley Parkway #8E

702-492-1955

adavenkid.com

Gary D. Richardson

Adventure Smiles

8995 E. Flamingo Road #100

702-529-2034

adventuresmiles.com

Joshua L. Saxe

A Childrens Dentist

8710 E. Charleston Blvd. #100

702-255-0133

achildrensdentist.com

Michael D. Saxe

A Childrens Dentist

8710 E. Charleston Blvd. #100

702-255-0133

achildrensdentist.com

William F. Waggoner

Pediatric Dental Care Associates

8981 E. Sahara Ave. #110

702-254-4220

pediatricdentalcareassociates.com

Periodontics

David A. Arpin*

Desert Dental Specialists

7520 E. Sahara Ave.

702-384-7200

dentalimplants-lv.com

Eric Bernzweig

6835 E. Charleston Blvd.

702-869-8200

Edilberto De Andrade

Anthem Periodontics and
Dental Implants

2610 E. Horizon Ridge Parkway #202

702-270-4600

periodontics-dentalimplants.com

Ryan S. Gifford*

Periodontics Unlimited

3811 E. Charleston Blvd. #201

702-259-1943

lvperio.com

Gary D. Goaslind

Periodontics Unlimited

3811 E. Charleston Blvd. #201

702-259-1943

lvperio.com

Allen Wei-Lun Huang*

Significance Dental Specialists

2430 E. Harmon Ave. #6

702-733-0558

sdsdental.com

Curry H. Leavitt

Red Rock Periodontics & Implantology

7475 E. Sahara Ave. #101

702-834-8900

redrockperio.com

Robert L. Lockhart

UNLV School of Dental Medicine

1700 E. Charleston Blvd.

702-774-2657

dentalschool.unlv.edu

Brian Mantor

Periodontics Ltd.

3811 E. Charleston Blvd. #201

702-259-1943

lvperio.com

James K. Rogers

Canyon Ridge Periodontics

3375 S. Town Center Drive #110 702-966-0300

canyonridgeperio.com

David J. Trylovich*

Periodontics Unlimited

3811 E. Charleston Blvd. #201

702-259-1943

lvperio.com

Prosthodontics

Nelson D. Lasiter

2255 Renaissance Drive #B

702-798-1987

nelsonlasiterdmd.com

Marco T. Padilla*

Advanced Prosthodontics of Las Vegas

851 S. Rampart Blvd. #250

702-263-4300

lasvegasprostho.com

Steven L. Rhodes

501 S. Rancho Drive #E29

800-397-6603

srhodesdds.com

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