Dr. Steven Smith
Dr. Steven Smith, DMD, attended dental school at Tufts University School of Dental Medicine in Boston, MA. Dr. Smith passed his clinical dental exam with 100%, and he received an award of excellence from the Academy of Osseointegration for his work in Implant Dentistry.
Dr. Smith and his family returned to the South Jordan area in 2006, “I had the opportunity to have a great education from a great school, but I knew this was home for us. ” Dr. Smith’ s wife, Wendy, is also a Utah native. “This is a great place to raise a family, and we love the culture and the personality of the people.” The look of the South Valley area has changed due to inevitable growth but, this is still home and still has the same small town feel.” That is reflected in how Dr. Smith runs his practice. He believes is treating all patients with the same care and consideration he would give members of his family. We pride ourselves on providing individualized care in a comfortable environment.
Dr. Smith’s extensive training and knowledge of the latest information and techniques allow him to provide a complete spectrum of dental care. His practice includes family dentistry, veneers, esthetics, implant restoration, endodontics, crowns, full mouth reconstruction and geriatrics.
Dr. Spencer Pugmire
Dr. Spencer Pugmire completed his undergrad at Utah State University and continued his education at Roseman University for dental school. He is a native Utahn, and loves to travel. He enjoys most any adventure from riding motorcycles to sky diving. He just recently hiked Mt. Kilimanjaro. He enjoys international travel, and has been to many countries including Turkey, Israel and Thailand. Dr. Pugmire is committed to giving all patients exceptional, quality dental care with a particular emphasis on cosmetic dentistry.
Dr. Lynn Harris
Dr. Lynn Harris has been practicing dentistry since 1976. He was raised in Oregon and practiced there for 34 years before retiring and relocating to Utah to be nearer to family. We are fortunate to have his expertise to help expand our practice. Dr. Harris is an Air Force veteran, and has served on several dental boards during his career. He is the previous Executive Director at the ODS College of Dental Sciences in La Grande, Oregon. He is married and has five children, and 12 grandchildren. Dr. Harris greatly enjoys providing an above standard level of care, and always ensures that his patients are satisfied and informed about their dental care and options for treatment.
Dental Hygienist and Operations Manager
Jen joined our dental team in 2012 as a dental hygienist. She began practicing dental hygiene in 2005, and is our practice manager. Jen tries to make every patient’s experience a positive one, and enjoys marketing and promoting our unique approach to dentistry. She is married and has two children.
Insurance and Financial Manager
Natalie is our Insurance and Financial Manager. She is a mother of three sons, and she and her husband were born and raised in Utah. Natalie strives to make sure our team is utilizing your dental benefits to your advantage. She is proficient in dealing with all of our contracted Insurance companies, and will do her best to ensure that your coverage needs are met!
Kourtney is a part of our front office staff, and loves assisting patients in any way she can. She has experience as a dental assistant, but expanded her knowledge to the front office. Kourtney and her husband met while working at Chick-Fil-A (her favorite place)! Kourtney is a great asset to our office with her infectious smile and bubbly personality. She takes great pride in her work, and continuously provides excellent customer service of all of our patients!
Katie has been with sojo dental since 2015. She is part of the front office team and enjoys helping our patients with their scheduling and financial needs. She has a background in finance, and is originally from the Riverton area.
Chelsey graduated from West Los Angeles school of Dental Hygiene in 2013. She was born and raised in sunny California, where she and her husband met. They moved to Utah shortly after they got married. Together, they both love to travel the world. Chelsey is an exceptional clinician, and is very gentle and thorough. She has a fun, outgoing personality and is very personable with all her patients.
Chantel has been a dental assistant with our practice since 2015. She is currently studying Pre-Dental at the University of Utah. She is a very caring and sympathetic assistant and does her best to make sure our patients are comfortable and at ease. In her spare time, Chantel enjoys hanging out with friends and boating.
Tyli is one of our fabulous assistants. She loves helping patients enjoy their time in the dental chair. She adores her two dogs and loves to travel and go on adventures. Tyli plans to further her education in Dental Hygiene in the near future. Her beautiful smile and enthusiastic personality will have you leaving the office looking forward to your next visit.
Aubree is a wonderful assistant at our South Jordan location. She is married and is attending UVU, she loves her job as an assistant! Aubree is an avid Jazz fan and brings a very personalized and caring facet to our assisting team. She is great with children, and has been with our office since 2016.
Teale has several years experience as a dental assistant, and has been with sojo dental since 2016. Teale is a former Miss Utah USA, and enlivens our office with her beautiful smile and friendly manner. She is our lead dental assistant in South Jordan, and is a newlywed. She and her husband enjoy long walks on the beach and travelling.
Sarah joined our staff in 2017, and has been in the hygiene field for 2 years. Sarah is very outgoing and loves caring for all her patients with integrity and efficiency. She is married to her high school sweetheart and they enjoy visiting the beach. Sarah was born in Florida, and greatly enjoys her career here in Utah!
Kate is the newest member of our hygiene team. She is a native of San Fransisco and is married. She enjoys travelling and taking care of her two puppies. Kate has been practicing for 2 and half years, and is a wonderful asset to our office. She is a thorough and gentle clinician.
Taylor is the lead assistant at our Lehi location and has been assisting for seven years. Taylor grew up in Wyoming and joined our team in 2017. She has been wonderful and organizing and structuring the new office for an optimal patient care experience!
Tabi is an energetic, personable dental hygienist. She grew up helping out in her Dad’s dental office and her mother is in the dental field as well. Tabi is a newlywed a loves her pets, Darwin and Piper. She provides excellent patient care and loves getting to know her patients.