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  • Sedation options are available
  • Relax with cozy amenities
  • Receive precise treatment with advanced technology

Meet Your Oral Health Needs at Priest River Dental

Finding the right dentist is an important decision. You want someone who will meet your family’s oral health needs over the years. It’s crucial to have a compassionate partner you can trust for comprehensive dental care. At Priest River Dental in Priest River, ID, our team offers exceptional dentistry while building personal relationships with our patients. As our patient, you will benefit from:

  • Our family-friendly environment and cozy office setting
  • Advanced technology for precise diagnosis and treatments
  • Comforting amenities, such as warm blankets and noise-canceling headphones
  • Sedation options to help ease your dental anxiety
  • Savings from our Membership Club if you don’t have insurance

Call 208-328-4484 for an appointment.

Treat Your Smile to Exceptional Dentistry

At our practice, Dr. Richard McKinney offers preventive and restorative dentistry solutions tailored to your needs. Committed to continuing education, he stays up-to-date on the latest techniques and technologies to best serve patients. That means you can expect top-quality treatment at every appointment!

In addition, we value our patient relationships. Our compassionate and personalized approach will put you at ease, ensuring you feel completely comfortable before we begin treatment. Patients of all ages, starting at the age of 8 years old, can meet their dental needs at our practice.

We offer:

  • General Dentistry From routine cleanings to thorough exams to comprehensive gum disease treatment, our general dental care will keep your smile healthy and beautiful.
  • Restorative Dentistry –  Repair your smile and restore your oral health with restorative treatments such as fillings, root canals, crowns, and bridges.
  • Cosmetic Dentistry Beautify your smile with our cosmetic dentistry services, including teeth whitening, veneers, and bonding. Combine services for a complete smile makeover!
  • Clear Aligners – You can straighten your teeth with clear aligners. Treatment takes less time and is far more comfortable than wearing braces.
  • Dental Implants Dr. McKinney can place your dental implants right here in his office and restore them with new teeth. He can also prepare your mouth for the procedure, if you have had bone loss in your mouth.
  • Oral Surgery With numerous surgical procedures available, you likely won’t need to worry about visiting an outside oral surgeon.
  • Emergency Dental Care – For our existing patients, we provide same-day emergency care. We treat non-existing patients ASAP. You’ll receive prompt attention in your time of need.
  • Sleep Apnea Treatment We can treat your sleep apnea, so you can rest through the night without interruption. You’ll notice improved energy and well-being.

Call 208-328-4484 to make an appointment with Priest River Dental in Priest River, ID. You can also ​​request an appointment.

Meet the Team
Shannon Dental Hygienist

Shannon came to Idaho 25 years ago during a road trip with her husband from Alaska to the Lower 48. As an Army brat, she had already seen most of the country, but the couple fell in love with the beauty, freedom, and the people of Idaho. She and her husband are raising two teenagers who share their love of the outdoors. She has been a practicing dental hygienist for 27 years and loves it! Her priority is making sure her patients know how much we care, so they will let us care for them.

Cheyenne Office Assistant

Cheyenne is currently a senior in high school. She loves the outdoors and traveling. She plays several sports, including soccer, basketball, and softball. She is planning to continue her education in the field of medicine and may join the United States Air Force later on. She is also Priest River’s Distinguished Young Woman of the Year for 2023-2024!

Karri Expanded Functions Dental Auxillary

Karri started working at Priest River Dental in 2023. She enjoys assisting with transforming patients’ smiles with Bioclear or Trial Smiles. Her co-workers say she is an excellent teacher and that she is driven, kind, and incredibly helpful. When she’s not in the office, you will find her at farmer’s markets expanding her local small candle business, Ambrosia Ambiance (they smell amazing). In her free time, she enjoys hiking, hunting, backpacking, fishing, and anything outdoors.