Meet Dr. Mathew Petersen

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Dr. Mathew Petersen is a Las Cruces dentist who provides exceptional dental care to patients of all ages.

Originally from Arizona, Dr. Petersen completed his bachelor’s  degree at Arizona State University before moving with his family  to Aurora, Colorado, to attend dental school. He earned his DDS degree at the University of Colorado—Anschutz Medical Campus in Denver. Since graduating, he has practiced dentistry in El Paso and Las Cruces.

Dr. Petersen completes numerous continuing education courses each year to stay up-to-date on the latest dental treatments and technologies. He is committed to providing his patients with the most advanced dental care possible.

Dr. Petersen is a member of the American Dental Association, New Mexico Dental Association, Academy of General Dentistry and the American Academy of Implant Dentistry.

When he’s not at the office, Dr. Petersen enjoys traveling, snowboarding, camping and spending time with his wife and their three little boys. He looks forward to getting to know you and your family, too!

Dr Peterson leads the way as an example of quality service from his staff. They always worked with me to get the right treatment and fees. Professional and down to earth. – Raul R., Facebook Review

Meet Dr. Gabriel Trujillo

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Dr. Gabriel Trujillo was born and raised in Las Cruces, NM and is excited to back in his home town treating members of his community. He is a tried and true NMSU Aggie, earning a biology degree from the school in 2011. Dr. Trujillo is also a graduate of the Creighton University School of Dentistry in Omaha, Nebraska where he excelled in the Prosthodontic area of Dentistry and was the recipient of the Whip Mix Best of the Best Prosthodontic award.

He is happily married and has two young children who he loves spending time with. Dr. Trujillo loves the outdoors and his hobbies include mountain biking, hunting, fishing, and hiking. He is excited to bring his clinical skills to your service.

Meet Dr. Andrew Hale

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Dr. Andrew Hale grew up in Cincinnati, Ohio. A second-generation dentist, he attended dental school at Case Western Reserve University’s School of Dental Medicine in Cleveland, Ohio. Upon graduation, he honorably served in the United States Air Force as a dental officer in San Antonio, TX (Lackland AFB). He currently resides in El Paso, Texas with his wife and two young children, fulfilling a lifelong dream to move out west.

Dr. Hale’s varied experiences in academic, military, and family practice dentistry have fostered a passion for healthy living through oral health. Trained in sedation dentistry, he aims to provide a healing touch in a comfortable environment to all his patients.
In his spare time, Dr. Hale enjoys soccer, improving his Spanish, gaming with his family, and exploring the Southwest.

Meet Dr. Silas Porter

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Dr. Silas Porter grew up in Edgewood, New Mexico and attended the University of New Mexico where he received his undergraduate degree in Biology. Dr. Porter later attended Arizona School of Dentistry and Oral Health for his DMD degree and learned to practice dentistry at various community health centers in Arizona, New Mexico and Texas. Some of the highlights of his education include being able to practice in a variety of locations and participate in a dental mission to Atoyac, Mexico helping out the locals with free dental care. He has also participated in dental charity events such as “Give Kids a Smile” in Arizona and Texas, and more locally has participated in the “Mission of Mercy.”

While in Arizona, Dr. Porter met and married his wife Larissa and together they enjoy living in Las Cruces with their daughter June and dog Cooper. Outside of dentistry, Dr. Porter enjoys many hobbies which include woodworking, dirt biking, horses, camping, playing guitar, and spending time with his family and friends.

Dr. Porter knows how important a good smile is, and enjoys being able to be a factor in helping others improve their oral health. He has spent a fair amount of time in a dental chair himself and understands that it can sometimes be uncomfortable. He strives to help others feel comfortable in the chair and to provide quality care in a timely manner. Dr. Porter is happy to be able to help serve the people of Las Cruces, and enjoys seeing healthy smiles around town!