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About Arizona Smile Designers

We've been providing high quality general and cosmetic dentistry to the Cottonwood community for more than 20 years!
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Steve Vergara, DDS


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.

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Earl Lord, DDS


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.

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M. Dan Ripplinger, DDS


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.

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Painless Dentistry

We are embracing the future of dental technology in order to keep your pain and discomfort at an all time low.

Care & Compassion

From the moment you step inside our practice your comfort is our number one priority.

High Standards

We expect the best. We are setting new standards of what it means to visit the dentist.

Convenient Location

Arizona Smile Designers is conveniently located on Arizona State Route 89A and S Willard St.

Accepting Insurance

We direct bill certain insurance providers and have Care Credit for our patients that want financing.

Friendly Staff

From the moment you step inside our practice your comfort is our number one priority.

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