Slate Run Dental


4 Reasons You Need a "Family-First" Dental Practice

Every dental practice has a different philosophy and approach to treating patients. At Slate Run Dental, we're a "Family First" practice.  That means we have a set of family-oriented principles that guide every interaction our staff has with our patients. These are our principles and how they make our patients feel welcome and comfortable.

1. We Treat the Person, Not Just the Problem

There are a lot of factors that impact how we treat your oral health. Maybe you have job interview in two days. Or maybe school pictures are coming up. Or maybe you're giving a public speech soon. At Slate Run Dental, we take the time to get to know you so that our treatment plan fits into your life. Sure, it takes a little longer, but it's more rewarding for both the patient and practice when we're helping people we genuinely care about.  

2. We Build Trust by Listening to Each Other

Not only do we get to know our patients, but we want our patients to get to know us–because that's what families do. By getting to know each other, we build a higher level and trust. And with higher levels of trust, patients feel more comfortable telling us the things that might impact their treatment, and they're more receptive to our recommendations. This all results in happier, healthier patients. 

3. We Should Look Forward to Seeing Each Other

When our patients finish their appointment, it's our goal to make them glad they visited with us. Every interaction from the first phone call to the 100th appointment should be enjoyable. That's why we go out of our way to be open and pleasant. 

4. Treating Families is More Effective Than Treating Individuals

By treating entire families, it's easier to schedule appointments, see health patterns, and understand what kind of life dynamics might impact our treatment options. And when it comes to children, we want to create a series of enjoyable experiences so, as adults, they won't hesitate to visit the dentists.



  • 24-hour pain relief, in most cases
  • We accept most major insurance plans
  • Emergency dentistry
  • Experienced in treating children
  • Family-oriented treatment approach
  • Convenient location 


  • Regular exams & cleanings
  • CEREC same-day crowns
  • Invisalign teeth straightening
  • Fillings
  • Extractions
  • Tooth Repair






Drew Collins