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Start Your Smile Legacy
Together with kindness, knowledge, and skill, we achieve excellent dental care.

Salt Lake City Dentist

The dentists, at Legacy Dental, believe changing your smile, can change your life. A beautiful, brilliant and healthy smile can change the way you look and feel about yourself. Our Salt Lake City Dentist and team of dental professionals will help you achieve the level of dental health you need to feel confident in your daily life. Our patients benefit from the years of experience of providing kind, knowledgeable, and highly-skilled dental care.

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Choose Your Smile Treatment
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Open Late & on Saturdays
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Where Comfort Meets Expertise

We've developed a dental experience built on a framework of kindness and compassion.

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Our Mission

For far too long dentistry has not considered the modern way of life. At Legacy Dental, our aim is to provide superior dental care that meets you where you are in life and fits into your lifestyle. Through the use of innovative technology, personalized care, and an array of conveniences, we strive to achieve your goals every day!

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Our Practice

Are you looking for a top dentist in Salt Lake City? At our office, we believe our smile services could change your life. A beautiful, brilliant, and healthy smile can change the way you look and feel about yourself. Our patients benefit from our years of providing kind, knowledgeable, and highly-skilled dental care.

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Our Legacy

We do our best to provide care in line with our philosophy: “Together with kindness, knowledge, and skill, we achieve excellent dental care.” This statement was written by Galen V. Campbell, DDS, the founder of Legacy Dental. We aim to continue the ‘legacy’ that he started and implemented so well.

Your Salt Lake City Dentists

Making a real difference to your smile.
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Our Salt Lake City dental experts smiling on a gray background
Expertly caring for your oral health

Our team of Salt Lake City dentists and dental professionals will help you achieve the high level of dental health you need to feel confident in your daily life.

We also want you to understand your options and supply you with helpful information and strategies to keep your mouth and teeth healthy. To that end, we have a dental blog to provide you with all the latest information about dentistry, dental health, and news from our practice.

You’ll enjoy an avenue of open and clear communication at every stage of your visit. We hope you will feel comfortable enough to ask us any questions and view us as your friends.

Meet the Dentists Behind the Healthiest Smiles in Utah

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Dr. Jonathan Campbell

  • DDS from Boyne School of Dentistry, Creighton University

  • Loves working with his hands and helping people

  • Concerned for all patients and their comfort

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Dr. Brad Stewart

  • DDS from Indiana University

  • Committed to helping patients improve their confidence

  • Implementing new technology and advanced techniques during your treatment

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Dr. LaMont E. Hesselgesser

  • DDS from Medical College of Virginia at Virginia Commonwealth University

  • Enjoys combining his love of art and science through dentistry

  • Helping all our patients feel good and smile more

Frequently Asked Questions

How Do I Choose the Right Dentist?

It is said, “A smile is an inexpensive way to change your looks.” It can be even more powerful if it is attractive, to begin with. With regards to your appearance, your smile is your most important physical attribute. If you need to improve your smile, you might need to find a good cosmetic dentist.

Choosing a dentist for cosmetic dentistry can be very stressful. Here are a few strategies to help.

  • Ask your current dentist about improving your smile. He or she may have been taking good care of your teeth for many years and may just be unaware that improving your smile is a concern for you. They may also have the skills to help you with your concerns and they might not. But it’s a good place to start.
  • Ask a friend, especially one that may have had some cosmetic dentistry.
  • Ask someone you meet who has an attractive smile. They might have a great dentist.
  • Ask another healthcare provider, especially those involved in cosmetic specialties. Dermatologists and Plastic Surgeons can be especially good sources for a referral to a cosmetic dentist.
  • Search the internet or use the yellow pages looking for those who promote cosmetic dentistry. If using this route, you might consider multiple consultations.

It should be recognized that there is not an official cosmetic dentistry specialty. So hopefully, those that advertise this service have advanced training in cosmetic dentistry.

How Much Will It Cost? Can the Dentist Be Affordable?

We understand your concern about the cost of dental treatment in Salt Lake City and we want to be an affordable dentist. Dentistry can be expensive. We can help.

  • We offer payment plans for your dental care.
  • In-office financing for those with less than perfect credit. You do need a checking account or credit card.
  • Up to 24 months interest-free financing and longer terms with interest through CareCredit.
  • Discounts for payment in full.
  • We pride ourselves in offering flexible treatment options. There are oftentimes many solutions to a problem in life, each with their pros and cons. Dental problems are the same way. While getting to know you, together we can decide on the solution to your dental problem that best fits your life. Further, treatment can be phased over time helping to control costs as well.
  • Our fees are a reflection of the quality and value we provide. We definitely won’t be the cheapest. We don’t think when it comes to your health anyone deserves the cheapest. Our goals are to provide long-lasting treatment that feels good and looks great in a kind, safe, and comfortable environment. Being the cheapest wouldn’t allow us to meet those goals. We’re not the most expensive either. We control costs, by being efficient and effective. Super efficient. That means you will spend less time in the chair and waiting for your appointment. We can even provide many dental restorations, using CEREC, in one visit that used to take two. That saves time and money. We use computers to automate things like sending claims and working with your dental insurance. We use the highest rated materials and dental labs and use the latest techniques and equipment that have a proven track record. That means your dental work is less likely to fail prematurely. That helps to control costs too.

So how much do veneers, crowns, fillings, root canals, implants, or dentures cost? What follows are some estimates for more complex care.

  • If you need a full mouth rehabilitation and want the teeth to be permanent or non-removable, you can expect it to cost about the same as a new car. What kind? It depends.
  • If you need dentures, it will cost about the same as a big screen television.
  • If you want cosmetic dentistry for a smile that looks nicer and your teeth are generally in pretty good shape, you might spend about the same as a nice vacation with the family.
  • To save a badly damaged tooth or replace a single missing tooth will cost about the same as a new washer and dryer.
  • A filling-the same as a very nice date. You’re picking up the tab :).

Life is about decisions and we’re always comfortable with the decision you make that best fits your life.

  • What about dental insurance? We accept most insurance and dental benefit plans. You are lucky to have dental insurance most don’t. Learn more about dental insurance.
  • Charity. If you really can’t afford dental treatment or know someone who can’t. We want to help out. Let us know.

I Want A Nicer Looking Smile. Am I A Candidate for Cosmetic Dentistry?

A person’s smile is the first thing that people notice!

Is there something about your smile that you’d like to change? Are you tired of hiding your smile due to lack of self-confidence? Begin with our Cosmetic Dentistry Checklist to identify areas for improvement.

  1. Are the front teeth too long or short? With your lips relaxed and at rest your mouth open about a half inch you should show anywhere from 1 to 5mm of tooth. If you don’t show any teeth, your teeth are too short. If you show much more than 5mm, your teeth may be too long.
  2. Do your teeth follow your lips? The edges of your top teeth should follow the shape or curve of your lower lip.
  3. Are your teeth too far forward or too far back? If you have difficulty getting your lower lip over your front teeth. They may be too far forward.
  4. Are the gums even and symmetrical? Your gums are the frame for your teeth. Uneven gums can be the result of misaligned teeth or receding gums.
  5. Are your teeth too rectangular? The most aesthetically pleasing tooth shape is one whose length is longer than its width. Teeth that are square look old.
  6. Are your back teeth at the same level as the front teeth and do they fill out the space next to your cheeks? This can be a little difficult to evaluate. But if your back teeth hang down lower than your front teeth, it makes you look mad or like you are frowning even when you’re smiling. And if your back teeth are up higher than your front teeth, it can look like you don’t have any back teeth.
  7. Are your teeth straight up and down? The area in the middle of your teeth should be in line with the rest of your face. It should not slant to one side or the other.
  8. Do you show too much gum tissue when you smile? Some people consider a smile unattractive when more than 3 to 5mm of gum tissue shows when smiling.
  9. Are all your teeth the same color and are they white, but not whiter than the whites of your eyes? Your teeth should all be nearly the same color or shade with your eye teeth or canine teeth possibly being a little darker. Your teeth should be white, but not whiter than the whites of your eyes.
  10. Are your teeth straight? Your teeth should be in alignment without crowding any gaps.

So how did you do? If you answered all 10 questions correctly your smile is a perfect 10. Congratulations!! If you missed a few, our cosmetic dentists would be happy to talk to you about the ways you can improve your smile. Feel free to schedule a consultation today with any of our expert dentists.

Do You Take My Dental Insurance?

That’s a good question. The answer is, “Probably.” There are hundreds of dental insurance companies. Those companies offer multiple plans. The plans change every year. It’s nearly impossible for us to keep track of every plan. But we try.

A better question may be “How do we accept your dental insurance plan?” Because we work with patients on nearly every plan.

Here’s what we’ll do, prior to your visit, we will call your insurance company for you and find out how you can use your dental benefits in our office. If we learn that we can’t accept your insurance or that we can but with some limitations, we will call you prior to your appointment. We have many patients that choose to see us even though we don’t “accept” their insurance. The care we provide, for them, is worth the extra cost. The reason that we don’t accept every dental insurance plan is that some plan’s fees are so low that it would not allow us to provide long-lasting treatment that feels good and looks great in a kind, safe, and comfortable environment. Luckily we accept most plans.

So, the best way to find out the details about your plan is to call and give us the details and we’ll find out “How we accept your specific dental insurance plan” for you.

We have had nothing but the best care from DR. CAMPBELL! We trust him fully with our dental care. One Sunday, a few months ago, he went on and beyond the extra mile by coming in to take care of our son’s bad abscessed tooth. We highly recommend him to friends and family. The entire staff is very friendly, helpful and professional.

Michael E. (Legacy Dental Patient)

I’ve had terrible dental experiences in my small town. I now drive three hours to get to Legacy Dental and it’s worth it - every time. They are efficient, kind, compassionate, professional, and honest. Their billing folks are top notch. I’ve recommended other people to them and they also agree. Legacy Dental is worth the long drive.

Kristen J. (Legacy Dental Patient)

Every visit I’ve had has been positive and encouraging. I have been given thorough informative explanations whenever I’ve wanted to understand something better. All of the staff has been pleasant and friendly. It seems clear to me that people enjoy working here. The positive energy makes the whole experience less stressful. I can honestly say I’m looking forward to my next cleaning!

Robin-Elise C. (Legacy Dental Patient)

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COMPLETE YOUR SMILE

Expertly restoring the function and beauty of your smile.

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GET YOUR NEW TEETH

You can smile with confidence once again!

LEARN ABOUT DENTURES
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READY FOR ZERO FEAR DENTISTRY?

Nervous? Your anxiety will drift away at our office.

LEARN ABOUT SEDATION DENTISTRY
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EMERGENCY DENTISTRY

Pain can't wait. Our emergency dentists are here for you 24/7.

ARE YOU HAVING A DENTAL EMERGENCY?
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Flexible Opening Times

Enjoy early morning and late evening appointments (until 8pm) during the working week. Plus, we open our doors on Saturdays too!

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Online Patient Forms

Are you new to Legacy Dental? Once you’ve booked your appointment you can fill out your forms online in the comfort of your own home.

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Emergency Care

We offer both same day and “right now” appointments to our patients who are experiencing a dental emergency. If that is you, then call our office today!

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Financing Options

Whether you have insurance or not, we have options for you! We offer various financing solutions including our own in-house payment plan.

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Get our new patients offer (normally $151).

Your smile legacy starts with a comprehensive dental evaluation performed by one of your skilled Salt Lake City Dentist. Our exclusive, limited time offer entitles you to an oral assessment for only $69 including digital x-rays.

To claim this offer simply fill out the form and our team will be in touch to book your first appointment.

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Send Us A Message

Our Dental office is centrally located in the Millcreek area at 1345 East 3900 South in Suite 116. We look forward to being your Dentists in Salt lake City for life.