Dr. Tuft is your friendly dentist who does his best to provide high-quality dental care while also forming long-lasting relationships with his patients. He has been practicing in the area for over seven years and plans to continue his service. Dr. Tuft frequently continues his education by spending more than 50 hours a year learning the new-and-improved techniques of dentistry. He is also a member of the ADA, the Southwest Idaho Dental Association, and the International Academy of Facial Aesthetics. In order to provide the best dental care possible, Dr. Tuft has also received training in BOTOX®, dermal fillers, oral sedation, and sleep apnea treatments. Along with those special services, he has also gained education from the White Cap Institute Implant Residency Program, which gave him the talent of installing dental implants. Prior to beginning his dental career, Tuft graduated Brigham Young University in 2003 with a bachelor’s degree in zoology and later graduated from Creighton School of Dentistry in 2007.
Dr. Tuft is happily married and has four sons and one daughter. Along with providing dental services, he enjoys golfing, playing basketball, hiking, playing the trombone, and scouting.
Meet Our Team
Sam – Office Manager
Jamie Collins – Registered Dental Hygienist
Prior to working at our practice, Jamie received schooling for periodontal therapy and helps many patients every day. She has been with the practice since January of 2011 and enjoys the family feel of the practice. She also loves getting to know each patient personally and she does her best to relate to them every single day.
Jamie has three daughters and one son, and she loves to participate in outdoor activities with them in her free time.
Linh Dao – Registered Dental Hygienist
Linh has been with the practice since March 2014 and absolutely loves what she does. She feels complete gratification every time she sees a smile on her patients’ faces, and she loves building a connection with everyone she works with. She is also grateful for the many relationships she has formed with her skilled and caring co-workers, and she feels extremely lucky to work for an amazing dentist like Dr. Tuft, who is a kind and genuine person.
Linh attended Boise State University and then transferred to the University of Wyoming where she graduated with a bachelor’s of science degree in dental hygiene in 1997. She also frequently continues her education and keeps up to date with the most recent dental technologies and methods. She is married to her husband Mike and they have two active sons together who keep them young. Linh enjoys spending her free time out in the sun, but she also loves curling up to a novel and reading her heart’s content when it is stormy outside.
Sophia has been with the practice since October of 2014 and loves being part of a team that takes pride in customer service. She brings over seven years of experience to her team and she acts as a team leader and team player in the dental environment. She loves working at Copperstone Dental and looks forward to being part of the growth and longevity of the practice.
Prior to working at our practice, Sophia graduated from Apollo College. She has two sons and one daughter and likes to redo and repurpose furniture by adding molding and unique paint treatments.
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