Welcome to High Country
Family Dentistry

Dependable Dental Care in Flagstaff

At High Country Family Dentistry, we’re proud to serve patients of all ages across Flagstaff and northern Arizona.  Whether you need hygiene therapy, restorative treatment, or you want to enhance your smile, our team is committed to your care! We go the extra mile for all of our patients. We offer flexible appointment times to accomodate your schedule and needs.

If you’re searching for a dental home where your entire family can receive reliable, quality dental care, High Country Family Dentistry is here for you! Dr. Ryan Tuinstra leads a talented team of passionate professionals who love helping you smile with confidence. We combine innovative technology with tried-and-true techniques to deliver next-level care, and every treatment is personalized to you.


Dr. Ryan Tuinstra

Dr. Ryan Tuinstra has been practicing dentistry in Flagstaff since 2017. As a native Arizonan, he attended Arizona State University for his undergraduate degree. Subsequently, he went to the University of California, San Francisco School of Dentistry. Following dental school, Dr.Tuinstra and his wife Courtney moved back to Flagstaff, Courtney's hometown. The couple recently welcomed their beautiful daughter Briar to their family. Rounding out their household is Flagstaff local celebrity Harlow, the lazy, 100lb Bernese Mountain Dog. In his personal time, you can find Dr. Tuinstra skiing, fly-fishing, and golfing. He is an avid hockey and college football fan and roots for the Coyotes, Lumberjacks, and Sun Devils...

Our Top Services

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Root Canal Therapy

Have you ever had an inflamed tooth? If so, you know the swollen gums and unbearable pain that come along with it may require a root canal treatment. There are …

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Orthodontic Aligners

SureSmile aligners are one of the latest invisible braces products available for you. If you are looking for a clear braces alternative that works swiftly and effectively, you have come …

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CEREC Same Day Crowns

Saving your teeth is our top priority at High Country Family Dentistry in Flagstaff, AZ. If you have a cracked or impaired tooth, a dental crown might be the perfect …

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Solea Laser Dentistry

Laser Periodontal Therapy Reliable Solea® Laser Dentistry in Flagstaff When it comes to protecting your gums, teeth, and smile, you can count on our skilled team at High Country Family …

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Preventative Dentistry

Teeth can be maintained for a long time with the help of correct dental, dietary and oral hygiene practices. It is vital to practice an efficient oral hygiene routine for …

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Periodontal Therapy

If you have painful, bleeding, or sensitive gums, you may have a gum infection, also known as periodontitis. Periodontal therapies can help reduce the pain and infection before it causes …

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Cosmetic Dentistry

If you want to repair or advance your smile, cosmetic dentistry has the services you need. Cosmetic dentistry comprises a set of treatments that help whiten and align teeth, repair …

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Replacing a missing tooth is vital to regaining a complete smile and optimal oral health. Look no further than Dr. Ryan Tuinstra and the High Country Family Dentistry team if …

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Serving the Flagstaff Community with Pride

Whether you’ve been visiting our Flagstaff office for decades or visiting for the first time, you can count on us to always provide you with reliable, personalized care. We welcome patients of all ages, and we’re excited to help everyone in your family smile with confidence. Contact High Country Family Dentistry and get started today!



What our patients are saying...

"💕 Love these people!! Dr. T is Genuine, Caring, Efficient, Intuitive...& now I've experienced his Excellent dental workmanship!! Worth traveling the 65 miles from Cottonwood to know I'm in good hands + enjoy a beautiful drive. Everyone is sincerely friendly & thoughtful...I can actually say I enjoy…"

"Professional, timely and courteous! Always a good experience! The office is always clean and the building and equipment are new and modern! Thank you, Brian"

"Every time I go to HCFD: Ryan Tuinstra, I feel I get excellent service. The staff - no matter who, the front desk, assistants, or Dr. Tuinstra - are all professional, friendly, informative, patient, and fun! I highly recommend High Country Family Dentistry practice - they rock!"


"Everyone is understanding and efficient. I also like that their office is in a nice historic Flagstaff building."

"This is such a great place! You don't have to wait around to get started, everyone is very kind, and Dr. Tuinstra has been extra helpful with a few minor problems that I had with some fillings."

"Great office! Staff is super friendly!"

"Dr. Tuinstra and his team are the best ! I moved from Flagstaff 3 years ago, but still come up for cleanings and dental work. They are so accommodating, thorough and on point. The trip is worth it.....Love them!!"

"BIG FIVE STARS. Here's why: I've been procrastinating going to the dentist for many years and was nervous coming here. The building is more like a house and I immediately felt an at-home vibe. The front desk ladies were so incredibly welcoming and kind, I can't express this enough. I didn't wait lo…"

"My first time going into a dental office were they make you feel like family it was a great experience! Highly recommend this dental office!!"


"Office staff was very knowledgeable and helpful. The hygienist was very gentle and did a excellent job cleaning my teeth. Dr.Tuinstra did the exam and explain every question I have. He took his time and was very nice!"

"New patient with this office & very fortunate to get in quickly for 6-month exam & cleaning due, when Alicia called back saying an sooner opening had become available. EveryOne is helpful & friendly, from front desk and right on through the visit with Dr Tuinstra, his dental assistant, & the hygien…"


"Office staff was very knowledgeable and helpful. The hygienist was very gentle and did a excellent job cleaning my teeth. Dr.Tuinstra did the exam and explain every question I have. He took his time and was very nice!"


"My first visit to see Dr. Tuinstra was exemplary. His staff typifies professionalism but also provided plenty of caring to ease any anxiety I might have had about visiting the dentist. Am setting up to bring the whole family here. A+++ recommend."

"Excellent service. Dr. Tuinstra explained everything well and the procedure went perfectly."

"Ya'll are ALWAYS so thoughtful, personable, kind and thorough with me and my husband, but especially with my four boys. Thank you!"

"My first visit to see Dr. Tuinstra was exemplary. His staff typifies professionalism but also provided plenty of caring to ease any anxiety I might have had about visiting the dentist. Am setting up to bring the whole family here. A+++ recommend."

"Nice office, friendly staff, professional, free la croix won me over. Just had a basic cleaning, but overall it was a good experience."

"I have had the best experiences with High Country Family Dentistry! Their staff is incredible and meet you as a person. I love this practice so much! Dr. Ryan is compassionate and proactive. Highly recommend!"

"Best dental experience in Flagstaff. Friendly, professional, and knowledgeable folks. Anna is a gentle, thorough and patient hygienist. Who loves going to the dentist? No one. Dr. Tuinstra and his staff get very close."

"Once again my experience at High Country Family Dentistry was exceptional. I was greeted by name by the admin staff, my wait-time was minimal and my hygienist, Amanda, was polite, friendly and, most importantly, highly competent. I always feel the concern is genuine that is shown and I have comple…"

"I have had the best experiences with High Country Family Dentistry! Their staff is incredible and meet you as a person. I love this practice so much! Dr. Ryan is compassionate and proactive. Highly recommend!"

"Out standing customer services, and would definitely recommend."


"Wonderful dentist. Dr Tuinstra and his staff are warm and compassionate."

"Always prompt, professional and kind. The staff is top notch making it almost enjoyable to go to the dentist. Highly recommend High Country and Dr. Tuinstra."

"I always look forward to coming for my appointment. Love the new technology they use. Just saw my hygienist, Anne does an awesome job keeping my teeth in good shape. Great staff 💗"

"Took me in on an emergency extraction same morning I called. Great staff, friendly, professional. Set me up for follow up."

"I am consumed by anxiety when I go to the dentist. Dr Tuinstra has been very kind and reassuring. I am also pleased that he explains what he is doing and very willing to answer questions."

"Been going to this place for 20 yrs. The current crew is smart, funny, knowledgeable, and professional on all levels. Amanda takes great care in treating my teeth w/ the utmost respect."


"Friendly and professional, the latest technology synched with people who know how to use it. This was the first dental work I've needed in 20 years and it was superb. Thanks Dr. T and staff."

"I wanted to thank Amanda for cleaning my teeth she has been amazing every time I have gone in for the past several years. I am also very impressed with all the staff and grateful for all that has been done to keep my teeth healthy."

"Absolutely LOVE this place and LOVE the staff!! They make you feel very comfortable and they are extremely patient with you, and caring! Highly highly recommend!!!"

"Recently i had my teeth cleaned by Amanda and she did a through cleaning and was very personable. Dr. Tuinstra is always friendly and cares for his patients. Thank you High Country Family Dentistry!"

"Great team, quick and easy services and treatment. I highly recommend Dr. Tuinstra and his team for all your dental needs!"


"I really love High Country Dentistry. Everyone is so nice. It is a good experience from the minute you walk in. The receptionists are lovely, my hygienist is really very personable but doesn’t talk to me when her hands are in my mouth so I can’t answer (some do)! Ryan was so sweet! I love them all."

"Awesome staff! Not only is Dr. Tuinstra very kind and welcoming, but so is everyone else who works alongside him. April was very sweet and welcoming! Alicia in the front was very helpful and kind, as well as Claudia."

"Excellent care is provided here by Dr Tuinstra and his staff. I would recommend them without hesitation......."

"The dentist, hygienist, and team are wonderful!"

"Friendly staff and quick efficient service!!!"

"Dr. Tuinstra recently took over the practice at High Country Family Dentistry, with the bulk of the staff remaining after Dr. Geisel's departure. I think all the staff are great and I am happy to go there and take my kids, too!"

"Staff always very professional, cheerful, and makes me feel comfortable. The positive atmosphere makes it a pleasant experience. Thank you!"

"I had a wonderful experience with Dr. Tuinstra and his team. They were accommodating to my schedule to make my new patient check in a breeze. Dr. Tuinstra was more than willing to explain to me what was happening with my teeth and made me feel comfortable about what steps needed to be taken to take…"

"I've been with HCFD for YEARS! New ownership, met him today. Amanda is still my girl! You change all the dentists you want just keep Amanda! :)"

"Dr. Tuinstra and his staff were extremely professional and caring. Amanda did a great job with my hygiene and the office is exhibiting very careful consideration for the safety of the patients and staff during this Covid-19 situation. Highly recommend High Country Family Dentistry!"

"Dr. Tuinstra accommodated me quickly as a crown had come off. He was very professional and didn't mind that he had to come in even though their office was closed. Really appreciate his efforts! Looking forward to working with him in the future."

"Great personnel , friendly and proffesional"

"Without a doubt this dental practice is at the top of my list for a positive treatment experience. From the front desk staff to the dentist himself there is no gap in continuity of top notch professional care and attention to the patient. If there were more stars available in this rating, I would …"

"Very friendly and comprehensive care, everything explained in detail and very professional. Staff is super nice and Dr. Tuinstra is very knowledgeable and great at what he does!"


"Wow!! I was went here to start my treatment because I didn’t want to use the VA dental anymore and just walking through the door was an environment that I don’t think I’ve ever seen before. Walking through the door I was met with an welcome home environment in the air and they took me on a tour of …"

"I had a 4 hour visit today, for a crown, a filling and a cleaning.I am super happy with my crown especially, they made it right there in the office! The staff is wonderful, very kind and professional! Thank you Dr Geisel and team for a job well done!"

"Top notch staff and facility. Appointments are always on time. Dr. Geisel is a very skilled dentist and makes you feel comfortable. I would highly recommend High Country Family Dentistry."


"Wonderful employees. Very courteous. Great dental work"


504 N Humphreys St, Flagstaff, AZ 86001

Phone: (928) 779-3666

Office Hours

MON - THU 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

FRI 8:00 am - 2:00 pm

SAT - SUN Closed

Get in Touch

Email: [email protected]

Call or Text Us: (928) 779-3666