Meet the Team
Our exceptional, friendly staff is our greatest asset. Our dental assistants and hygienists are licensed professionals who pride themselves on staying on the cutting edge of dentistry and patient communication. They are excited about what they are doing, have high standards of quality and integrity, and are motivated to achieve the best results for our family of patients.
Our dedicated and motivated staff has one primary goal: your utmost comfort! We feel it’s crucial for you to understand the treatment you’ll be receiving so you can relax during the procedure.
Our staff is eager to answer any questions regarding your dental care. Please feel free to share with us your needs and concerns.
Dr. Ryan Tuinstra
Meet Dr. Ryan Tuinstra
I am an Arizona native and attended Arizona State University for my undergraduate degree. While at ASU, I met my beautiful wife, Courtney, a Flagstaff native. From there, I attended University of California, San Francisco School of Dentistry. Following dental school, Courtney and I were fortunate to have an opportunity to move back to a community we love - Flagstaff, Arizona. I began practicing in Flagstaff in 2017, and in January of 2020, I became aware of the sale of a fantastic local practice. This practice was established by Dr. Bobbitt in 1977 and purchased by his son-in-law, Dr. Kurt Geisel, in January of 2003. I acquired the practice in early 2020, and am humbled to be following in the footsteps of two fantastic dentists. Many of our patients have been in the practice for over 40 years!
I take pride in being an active member of the Flagstaff community. In our spare time, Courtney and I are active with NAU athletics and enjoy activities with our lazy 110 lb Bernese Mountain Dog, Harlow. I am an avid outdoorsman, enjoying activities such as skiing, fly fishing, and boating with family at Lake Powell. I am an avid fan of both hockey and college football and religiously follow the Coyotes, Sun Devils, and Lumberjacks.
I take pride in providing all patients with high quality, comprehensive dental care. I believe in cutting edge technology to enhance the patient experience in the dental office. I am dedicated to excellence and quality continuing education. I regularly attend workshops at both Spear Education and CEREC Doctors in Scottsdale, as well as DELendo Endodontics workshops in Santa Barbara. I am a Faculty Club Member of the Spear Institute as well as an Academy Member of CEREC Doctors.
I believe that excellence in dentistry begins with a careful co-diagnosis and treatment planning to establish and achieve the specific goals of each patient. I want each patient to feel they are making informed and knowledgeable decisions with regards to their oral health. Our team is full of caring, skill professionals and are dedicated to the needs of each individual patient. Together, we will create a customized strategy for lifelong oral health for each patient. We look forward to each patient feeling as if they are a part of our dental family!