Meet Dr. Staten


The Professional Side

Dr. Deborah Staten built her practice around three central philosophies:

  1. Every patient is unique, so every treatment plan must be unique as well. One-size-fits-all dentistry has no place at Desert Hills Dental. Instead, she bases every treatment and procedure recommendation on a number of highly personalized factors.
  2. Building lasting patient relationships depends on open communication and trust. Dr. Staten respects her patients and believes they should be active participants in their oral health. To this end, she always discusses treatment options in detail so that her patients have the information they need to make the right choices.
  3. Innovative technology and materials deployed by trained professionals can greatly increase the quality of patient care Dr. Staten can offer.

A Las Vegas native, Dr. Staten earned her Bachelor of Science in Biology with a Chemistry minor at the University of Nevada at Las Vegas. Pursuing her passion led her to earn her Doctorate of Dental Medicine, also from UNLV.

Currently serving as a Major in Nevada’s Army Reserve’s Medical Detachment, Dr. Staten also holds active memberships in several professional organizations, including the American Dental Education Association and the American Association of Women Dentists.

Dr. Staten fun fact: I started my dental career as a dental assistant in my twenties. I enjoy what we do so much that I went to school through my thirties and graduated, becoming a dentist at the age of forty. Desert Hills Dental was born the very next year and has been such a fun ride while working alongside such a caring and FUN team! Teamwork Makes the Dream Work! Go Team!!!!!!


headshot of Dr. Deborah Staten, dentist and owner of Desert Hills Dental in Las Vegas, NV

The Personal Side

When she’s not at the office, Dr. Staten enjoys spending time with her  friends and her children. An avid skier, both on the slopes and in the water, Dr. Staten also enjoys golfing, boating, cooking, and traveling.


Learn More About Desert Hills Dental

At Desert Hills Dental, our goal is to help you achieve your best smile because your smile is the most important thing you wear. We provide preventative dentistry, restorative dentistry, and cosmetic dentistry in Las Vegas, NV. Schedule an appointment, learn more about our office or explore the dental services we offer using the links below.

Desert Hills Dental

6740 S. Fort Apache, STE. 100
Las Vegas, NV 89148
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Monday: 7:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Tuesday: 7:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Wednesday: 7:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Thursday: 7:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Friday: 8:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.



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