Welcome to Scottsdale Dental

Richard J. Croft D.D.S., F.A.G.D.

Paul Douglas D.D.S.

Call Today 480-946-3433

About Us

Our team of talented, skilled people is dedicated to meeting the needs of our patients in a gentle and caring way. We take pride in our knowledge and experience, and are committed to continuing education focused on state-of-the-art dentistry.

From the minute you walk through the door, you will notice we are different. You will be greeted by a friendly team of professionals, who will take a genuine interest in you and your goals.  We treat our patients like family.

So please stop by our office and say hello....!



Meet Dr. Croft

Arizona cosmetic dentist Dr. CroftAfter receiving his Doctorate of Dentistry from Northwestern University, Dr. Croft spent two years in the US Navy and upon discharge moved his family to Scottsdale where he has been practicing the art and science of dentistry since 1968.

Dr. Croft is LVI trained. The Las Vegas Institute for Advanced Dental Studies is world renowned and considered the "crème de la crème" post-graduate dental teaching center. He is an alumnus and former associate faculty member of the L.D. Pankey Institute for Advanced Dental Education and has also studied with prominent cosmetic and reconstructive dentists internationally.

Dr. Croft is also a member of Omicron Kappa Upsilon, an honorary dental fraternity. Dr. Croft has an insatiable desire to learn and has completed thousands of hours of continuing education courses, pursuing a strong interest in restorative, reconstructive, implant, and cosmetic dentistry.

He is a member of the Crown Council, an alliance of the top 20% of dentists in the nation who are dedicated to excellence in dentistry. Dr. Croft spent several months studying the surgical placement of oral implants and bone grafting with a prominent Oral Surgeon in Southern California . He has also studied with other well-respected implant surgeons at the Las Vegas Institute and throughout the U.S. He is a member of the American Association of Implant Dentistry and the International Congress of Oral Implantology.

He is also a Fellow of the Academy of General Dentistry and a member of the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry.

Dr. Croft attributes his ability to establish empathetic doctor/patient relationships to values he learned from his Father and Grandfather, both were well-respected Physicians disciplined in the tradition of providing patients with both care and compassion. He offers procedures and treatments that include porcelain veneers, dentures, tooth whitening, and dental implants, just to name a few. Taking care of your teeth and smile reflects a positive self-image along with strong health and vitality. Dr. Croft also offers neuromuscular dentistry options, helping those with TMJ or other jaw related conditions. In addition to thoroughly enjoying dentistry, Dr. Croft has many outside interests and hobbies. He enjoys snow skiing, boating and loves to ride his Harley!



Our Practice

Our practice is state-of-the-art, innovative and personal. We focus on practicing comprehensive dentistry - which means you will not have to go to three or four doctors for your dentistry.

About Us

We take the time to listen and understand you and explain all procedures to your satisfaction. Freedom from future dental disease is possible, if that is your desire. We will help you learn what you need to know to keep your teeth for life, or create the beautiful smile you have always wanted.

Our dedicated team welcomes the opportunity to serve you.

Our practice is state-of-the-art, innovative and personal. We focus on practicing comprehensive dentistry - which means you will not have to go to three or four doctors for your dentistry.


Our dental team of talented, skilled people are dedicated to meeting the needs of our patients in a gentle and caring way.



"This has been the single most rewarding effort I have ever offered myself and I feel I have received enormous value for what I have spent..."


"We Pamper Every Patient"







"My family and I have been Dr. Croft's patients for over 12 years and would not think of going to anyone else..." -- Elaine from Phoenix, Arizona

"Thank you again for everything. You do great work and I am living proof!"-- Mary from Phoenix, Arizona now living in Pinetop AZ

"Experience, quality, and understanding of what I do for a living, together with costs, were my priorities. Dr. Croft and his team took the time to talk to me on the phone, and seemed sincerely interested in my needs."-- Patricio & Bernessa from San Antonio, TX




Scottsdale Dental - Smile Designs

Richard J. Croft, D.D.S., F.A.G.D.
10630 North Scottsdale Road
Scottsdale, Arizona 85254

(480) 946-3333
Map & Directions