Meet The Team

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Meet Dr. Mathew Petersen

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“I love that our 3D printing technology and in-house lab allows us to offer a wide range of solutions like dental implants, dentures, and even customized clear aligners for orthodontic solutions. We always want our patients to have access to the best technology available.”

Originally from Arizona, Dr. Petersen completed his bachelor’s degree at Arizona State University. He went on to earn his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree at the University of Colorado—Anschutz Medical Campus in Denver. As a lifelong learner, he continues to pursue advanced educational and training opportunities to stay on the leading edge of modern dentistry.

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.

Beyond the office, he enjoys traveling, snowboarding, camping and spending time with his wife and their three little boys.

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Meet Dr. Gabriel Trujillo

“My mom was a dental hygienist, so I wanted to be a dentist from a young age. Probably my favorite treatment is replacing missing teeth because I love how it changes a person’s life when their smile is restored.”

Born and raised in Las Cruces, Dr. Trujillo earned his biology degree at New Mexico State University. He completed his advanced dental degree at Creighton University School of Dentistry in Omaha, Nebraska where he received the coveted Whip Mix Best of the Best Prosthodontic award.

He loves spending time with his wife and two young children exploring the great outdoors. He also enjoys mountain biking, hunting, fishing, and hiking.

Meet Dr. Silas Porter

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“I love it when patients leave the office feeling like their treatment was more comfortable, quicker, and easier than they anticipated. I believe dentistry is all about really helping people and it’s very fulfilling to see them leave with a smile.”

Originally from Edgewood, New Mexico, Dr. Porter earned his undergraduate degree in biology at the University of New Mexico. He went on to complete his Doctor of Medicine in Dentistry degree at the Arizona School of Dentistry and Oral Health.

Dr. Porter has had the privilege of serving patients at various community health centers throughout Arizona, New Mexico and Texas. With a heart for helping the underserved, he really enjoyed participating in a dental mission in Atoyac, Mexico. He has also been involved in dental charity events like “Give Kids a Smile” in Arizona and Texas, and “Mission of Mercy” in our local area.

He loves spending time with his wife Larissa, their daughter June, and their dog Cooper. He also enjoys woodworking, dirt biking, horses, camping, playing guitar, and spending time with friends.

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Meet Dr. Collin Edminsten

"I truly understand the long-term importance of dental care and am looking forward to providing care for my patients that has a lasting positive impact on their lives."

Dr. Edminsten was born in Oklahoma and has had the pleasure of growing up in many beautiful states such as Montana, Nevada, and New Mexico. He is a graduate of the University of New Mexico with a degree in biology. After completing his undergraduate program he went on to study dentistry at Creighton University School of Dentistry in Omaha, Nebraska. He graduated in 2020 and moved with his family back to New Mexico where he began practicing dentistry.

He is happily married and has a beautiful daughter. When not seeing patients, Dr. Edminsten enjoys spending time with his growing family. You might also find him working on a project, snowboarding, hiking, traveling, or hunting.

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