At Family Legacy Dental you are more than just a number. Our staff cares about each patient that walks through our doors. We want to work with you to maintain your best smile. We have great doctors and hygienists that can help your family achieve and maintain your oral health, whatever the need may be. Come in today to meet our highly-trained, and very friendly, bilingual staff. We accept most insurance plans and can see medicaid up to age 19.
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Dr. Josh Martin (Dr. Josh) is a dentist who truly cares about his patients. He is very thorough and strives to do his best in all aspects of his work making him an excellent dentist. Dr. Josh is committed to his patients’ comfort. He is known for helping patients feel completely at ease whatever condition their dental health is in and whatever treatment they’re in need of. Working with children and helping them have a pleasant experience is his number one goal. His favorite part about his job is helping those who are in pain and seeing patients smile after he has fixed the problem.
Dr. Josh grew up in Houston, TX then came to Utah to attend BYU where he obtained a BS in Zoology. He went on to the University of Maryland in Baltimore to attend dental school. There he received several awards including an award for Excellence in Surgical Aspects of Dental Implants from the Maryland Society of Maxillofacial Surgeons. After dental school he moved to Tucson, Arizona where he completed an AEGD(residency) from Lutheran Medical Center. It was there he really found his passion for helping children have a good experience at the dentist. Later in his career he spent several years overseeing other dentists and managing multiple dental offices for Kool Smiles. In 2012 he purchased Family Legacy Dental and now is the sole owner. Dr. Josh continues to further his education through attending yearly CE courses, especially courses in Pediatric Dentistry.
Dr. Josh lives with his wife and three kids in Alpine. When he is not at work he enjoys playing outside with his kids, movies, skiing, camping and traveling.
Dr. Dan Dansie
Dr. Dan Dansie is a Doctor of Dental Surgery who extracts wisdom teeth at multiple dental offices in Utah and Alaska. Throughout his dental career he has successfully removed over 45,000 wisdom teeth along with thousands of complicated extractions. Dr. Dansie has worked with over a dozen different CRNAs, and he is currently certified through Rocky Mountain Sedation to administer I.V. sedation to his patients. He is also certified to offer oral sedation.
After graduating in 1994 with his doctorate from Creighton, he opened his own office where he practiced general dentistry for 15 years in Payson, Utah. During this time he continued to advance in oral surgery by learning with Karl Koerner DDS, MS, a renowned world-wide expert and speaker on basic oral surgery. Dr. Koerner was and still is a great friend and mentor. Dr. Dansie also worked with Sargon Lazarof DDS from Encino, California. Sargon Lazarof DDS, inventor of the only FDA approved “Immediate Load” Dental Implants (Sargon Dental Implants), personally trained Dr. Dansie how to place and load them. Then on behalf of Dr. Lazarof, Dr. Dansie lectured in multiple states and trained other doctors how to place the Sargon Implant. He has placed about 1,100 dental implants. Dr. Dansie will always be grateful to the Utah Implant Pioneer “Guru” Lecturer, Dental Surgeon, and friend Max J. Malan DDS who has always been a true mentor.
Dr. Dansie likes to give back where he can, and has had opportunities to perform charitable dental work for “Dentistry from the Heart” and many others just because… For the past five years, Dr. Dansie has focused full time on extracting wisdom teeth at many offices as a general dentist. When he is not busy working, he enjoys being outdoors with his friends and family. He has been married to his wife Cindy for 30 years, and they have 8 awesome children, two grandchildren and one on the way! He loves people and he will usually tease and joke with his patients making them smile.
Dr. Joshua M. Bateman
Dr. Joshua M. Bateman loves to serve people inside and outside of dentistry.
"We can change lives through our relationships and meaningful care we give our patients," says Dr. Bateman. "That’s why our philosophy is to put our patient's needs and concerns above our own." If you are looking for a comfortable "dental home" with a dentist and team who will seek to understand you, your needs and your wants for the future, Dr. Bateman - The Richardson Dentist, is your answer.
After graduating from Marquette University School of Dentistry in Milwaukee, Wisconsin with a Doctorate of Dental Surgery, Dr. Bateman continued his education at Dawson Academy with Advanced Training in Oral Full Mouth Rehabilitation, as well as Parenteral Conscious Sedation through the Oregon Academy of General Dentistry. Dr. Bateman is also a member of the American Dental Association and the Crown Council (www.CrownCouncil.com) a group of leading dentists from around the world. His passion in dentistry is to provide patients with the highest quality dental care that will eliminate their problems and satisfy their needs. It is his purpose to provide care to patients as if they were a part of his own family.
Each year, Dr. Bateman and his team participate in the dental industry’s largest charitable campaign, Smiles for Life (www.SmileForLife.org) benefiting children’s charitable causes in Richardson and around the world.
An Eagle Scout and long-time supporter of Scouting, Dr. Bateman enjoys volunteering his time to the Boy Scouts of America as well as being actively involved in his son’s school.
Having spent two years doing humanitarian mission work in Spain, Dr. Bateman is fluent in Spanish. His first love is his wife and son. He also loves to go camping, hiking and fishing with his family.
So come in or call today. You'll love the personal attention and comfortable care you'll receive at The Richardson Dentist — Because everyone deserves to smile!