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Meeting the dental needs of
Rapid City and Black Hills families

Comprehensive & cosmetic dentistry for the whole family

Dr. Peterson Dentist Rapid City

Dr. Joshua T. Petersen

Dr. Criss Dentist Rapid City

Dr. Brian G. Criss

With our convenient location in Rapid City, SD, we are your local family-friendly dental office, caring for families from western South Dakota, including the communities of Black Hills, Ellsworth Air Force Base, Box Elder, New Underwood, Hermosa, Hill City, Custer, Black Hawk, Piedmont, Spearfish, and Philip.

Together, Dr. Brian Criss and Dr. Joshua T. Petersen manage everything from your children’s exams to implants, CEREC same-day restorations, root canals, and cosmetic dentistry

Dr. Brian Criss loves building connections with patients and getting to know them beyond the doctor-patient relationship. Dr. Joshua T. Petersen also truly enjoys his time spent with patients, establishing relationships, and providing the highest standard of oral healthcare. 

We believe that whatever your dental needs may be, you will be treated with the highest quality dentistry available and with the most compassionate, respectful care you deserve.

We provide quality dental care, conveniently in your neighborhood, and cater to your schedule. Because your comfort is important to us, we offer many of the modern amenities you’ve come to expect in a dental office.

rapid city's Complete dental services

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Teeth cleaning & Prevention

During visits, we inspect teeth and update medical history, staying vigilant for early signs of oral cancer. Our comprehensive approach prioritizes
overall oral health.

Kid Friendly Dentist

Family Dental

Our team of experts loves teaching children healthy dental habits. We understand that coming to the dentist can be intimidating for younger children so we make it our priority to provide a fun, and welcoming environment for all ages.

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Oral appliance therapy is an effective treatment option for snoring, obstructive sleep apnea, and teeth grinding. A custom-fit oral appliance can help improve your sleep and help revitalize your health. Learn about your options today!

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Smiles matter more than we realize. Volumes of research confirm the influential role of smiles in our relationships and our self-esteem. If you’re confident, you smile more.

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Technology in the dental field is ever-changing, and our doctors enjoy learning how to utilize the latest advancements in dentistry to treat patients with less pain and fewer visits.

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Not many years ago, losing a tooth left you with few options for replacement. While permanent teeth should provide a lifetime of function, it doesn’t always end up that way.

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Tooth extraction

We understand that certain circumstances may arise where extractions become necessary, such as with wisdom teeth, extra teeth, or severely decayed or cracked teeth.

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Having properly aligned teeth helps maintain optimal oral health. Irregularities such as crooked, overlapped, or rotated teeth pose challenges in terms of thorough cleaning.

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If you have mild to moderate anxiety, we can provide oral sedation, or laughing gas or N20. These are safe and effective sedatives that can manage pain and anxiety during your dental treatment.

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