Rick K. Smith, DDS

Rick K. Smith, DDS

Dentistry in Santa Cruz, CA

Call Today! (831) 462-5600

Build Valuable Relationships With Patients

We are a Santa Cruz dental practice devoted to restoring and enhancing the natural beauty of your smile using conservative, state-of-the-art procedures that will cause beautiful, long-lasting smiles!

Dr. Rick Smith’s philosophy is minimally invasive dentistry. Dr. Smith believes in the best dentistry with the least amount of dental treatment.

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Get Your World-Class Smile

At Dr. Rick Smith’s office, your needs are our top priority. Our state-of-the-art technology and experienced dental team provide the high-quality care you deserve. We’ll listen to you and decide together what specialized care works for your needs. 

Dr. Rick Smith believes that minimal dental treatment works best. That’s why our team works to provide the gentlest care possible. We also offer financing options to work with your budget. Your family will love our office’s comfortable environment, so you’ll be excited to maintain your oral health.

Invisalign for Teens and Adults

Want straight teeth without embarrassing, bulky metal braces? Dr. Rick Smith’s Invisalign solutions shift your teeth using customized, transparent mouthpieces. This affordable braces alternative is perfect for straightening your smile subtly.

You’ll never have to worry about posting selfies or laughing with your friends again. Talk to Dr. Smith about how Invisalign can help change your life.

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Lumineers by Cerinate

Learn about Lumineers by Cerinate

Lumineers are porcelain veneer alternatives that improve the appearance of your smile without sacrificing your natural tooth structure. We’re proud to offer this ultra-thin veneer that’s installed comfortably over your teeth. There’s no need to remove tooth structure to make room for these stunning enhancements, so you’ll feel little to no discomfort during your installation procedure. Talk to Dr. Rick Smith today about Lumineers as a tooth repair option.

Stunning Dental Implants from Dr. Rick K. Smith

Missing teeth can cause discomfort and bone loss. Find a replacement for your teeth that can last a lifetime. Dr. Smith offers implant solutions to secure a single crown, multi-tooth bridge, or full arch denture. Dental implants from our office look natural and fit right in with the rest of your teeth. You’ll forget that you ever lost a tooth after receiving our realistic crown replacements.

Stunning Dental Implants


Patient Cases

Archibald Cruise – Porcelain Veneers

Paul Molive – Teeth Whitening

Bob Frapples. – Same Day Implants

Andrew Mariano – Same Day Implants

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4.9 Ratings


Mon – 9am – 6pm
Tue – 8am – 5pm
Wed – 9am – 6pm
Thu – 9am – 6pm
Fri – 8am – 4pm
Sat – Closed

Sun – Closed


8030 Soquel Ave. #101
Santa Cruz, CA 95062

(831) 462-5600