Dr. Steve Vergara, a Loma Linda University graduate, has practiced dentistry since 1984.
He has received additional training through Las Vegas Institute, PAC-Live, and the Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry.
He is a member of the Northern Arizona Study Club, Arizona Dental Association, and the American Dental Association.
Dr. Vergara is also a long-standing member of the Rotary Club in Cottonwood.
Dr. Earl Lord graduated from Northwestern Dental School in 1974 and until 2006, he maintained a dental practice in Las Vegas, Nevada. Among other awards he’s attained during his many years in practice, he’s earned the coveted Master of the Academy of General Dentistry for his ongoing commitment to continuing education.
A member of the Northern Arizona Dental Society, Dr. Lord also serves as a member of the Peer Review Committee.
Dr. Dan Ripplinger graduated from Loma Linda Dental School in 1985. He currently maintains a dental practice in Las Vegas and travels monthly to Cottonwood both to help us and to spend time with his father.
While he is a general dentist and performs all aspects of general dentistry, Dr. Ripplinger is also a surgeon at heart. He has been a tremendous help with our more challenging surgical cases and has helped reduce the need for referring patients out of town for surgical care.
He is also a Fellow of the International Congress of Oral Implantologists.
Dr. Robert Noone graduated from Illinois in 1972. Dr. Noone has earned the coveted Master of the Academy of General Dentistry for his ongoing commitment to continuing education. He Served for 20 years as a Colonel & General Practice Resident in the U.S. Army. Dr. Noone maintained a dental practice for 27 years in Camp Verde, Arizona before joining the team at Arizona Smile Designers.
Dr. Noone is a member of the Arizona Dental Association and the Northern Arizona Dental Society.