why choose desert smiles?

If you’ve spent any time trying to choose a cosmetic dentist in or around Glendale, Arizona, then you already know how confusing it can be. From tooth whitening and porcelain veneers to dental implants and smile makeovers, today’s dentists offer a mind-boggling range of cosmetic services. So how do you choose the right cosmetic dentist for you?

Dr. Nathan Tenney at Desert Smiles is always happy to answer any questions you might have about our practice, and invite you to call us at 602-978-1790 today to arrange a consultation.

It’s easy enough to find a list of cosmetic dentists in the Glendale area: A simple Google search will return more hits than you have time to research! But the best patient is an informed patient, and we believe you’ll discover that Desert Smiles is in a class all its own. Here are just a few things to look for.


Dr. Tenney graduated at the top of his class from Midwestern University Dental School before joining the Army, where he completed his initial postgraduate training. Dr. Tenney has continued to pursue educational opportunities that allow him to provide the safest and most effective treatments for our patients.

Attentive and experienced, Dr. Tenney takes the time necessary to assess, plan, and perform all cosmetic procedures. This helps him produce the most disable results while building lasting relationships with our patients.

commitment to continuing education

The Arizona Dental Association requires that dentists complete 24-hours of continuing education yearly.  A life-long learner who is absolutely dedicated to ensuring only the safest and most effective treatment are offered, Dr. Tenney completes four to five times that amount of continuing education every year. Learning from luminaries in the field of cosmetic dentistry, Dr. Tenney is able to incorporate advanced techniques for optimal results.

Learn more about our experienced, friendly, and thoughtful cosmetic dentist by reading his bio!

advanced dental technology

Our innovative use of the latest dental technology means that Dr. Tenney and his staff can deliver an enviably high standard of care. Just some of our advanced technologies include the following.

  • All procedures are conducted using purified water to prevent contamination.
  • A state-of-the-art sterilization center means that our patients are protected from infectious diseases.
  • We use only digital X-rays to efficiently identify the underlying structure of your teeth.
  • Both nitrous oxide and oral sedation options are available to patients who experience dentistry-related anxiety.
  • Advanced cosmetic dental imaging allow us to show you how your smile is likely to appear once we’ve treated it.

At Desert Smiles, we employ advanced technology to make your life easier.

results that speak for themselves

All cosmetic dentists should be proud of the work they do. That’s why we’re pleased to offer a full before-and-after smile gallery to showcase just some of the examples of Dr. Tenney's work. Take a look at our extensive patient reviews as well to see how happy our patients are with their results.

Not all cosmetic dentists are the same, but we believe that when you take the time to do your research, you’ll soon discover why our practice is unmatched in the Phoenix area. To find out what sets us apart, please contact the Desert Smiles online or call {tel} today to schedule your appointment with Dr. Tenney.

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