Dr. Tuft is a friendly dentist who truly cares about his patients. He provides high-quality dental care while forming lasting relationships with his patients. He has practiced dentistry in the Treasure Valley for over seven years, and plans to continue his service. Dr. Tuft spends more than 50 hours a year learning new-and-improved dental techniques to ensure his service is fast and efficient. He is a member of the Southwest Idaho Dental Association, the International Academy of Facial Aesthetics, and the ADA. To provide the best dental care possible, Dr. Tuft received training on the latest advancements, such as dermal fillers, oral sedation, BOTOX® and sleep apnea treatment. In addition, he furthered his education through the White Cap Institute Implant Residency Program, earning him his certification to install dental implants. Tuft graduated from Creighton School of Dentistry in 2007.
When he’s not at the office, Dr. Tuft enjoys spending time with his family, engaging in outdoor activities, and playing the trombone.
Sam – Office Manager
Jamie Collins – Registered Dental Hygienist
Jamie has been with our practice for over 7 years. Prior to joining our practice, she received an education in periodontal therapy. She has been a great addition to our team and enjoys the family-like environment our practice holds. She also loves getting to know each patient personally to make them feel comfortable and welcome.
Jamie enjoys participating in outdoor activities with her three daughters and one son.
Linh Dao – Registered Dental Hygienist
Linh has been with our practice for over 4 years. If asked what her favorite part of her job is, she would say “Seeing the smile on the patients’ faces”. Linh is thankful for the opportunity to assist her patients and work alongside her skilled co-workers. She is grateful for the many relationships she has formed with her caring co-workers and feels lucky to work for a dentist who truly cares about his patients.
Linh graduated in 1977 with a bachelor’s of science degree in dental hygiene. Since her graduation, she has kept up to date with advancing dental technologies and current methods. Alongside her husband, Mike, she tries to keep up with her two active sons, while enjoying some fun in the sun herself. On rainy days, she loves settling in with a good book and reading all day.
Sophia Neal – Dental Assistant
Sophia first joined our practice in October of 2014. She has over 7 years of dental experience and loves being a part of the Copperstone team. Since her start, she has been played multiple roles in the dental field, including team lead. She enjoys working with the staff and being a part of the growth of the practice.
Sophia graduated from Apollo College. In her spare time, in addition to raising her two sons and one daughter, she enjoys repurposing furniture.
Wendi – Dental Assistant