R. Erik Cantwell, DDS
Dr. R. Erik Cantwell was raised in West Jordan. He graduated from the University of Utah in 2003 with a Bachelor’s in Medical Biology. He then attended dental school at The Ohio State University, graduating in 2007. Dr. Cantwell is dedicated to helping others and providing the best dental care possible. Dr. Cantwell strives to provide a clean, safe and comfortable environment for his patients. Dr. Cantwell wants his patients to experience the very best for any dental treatment needed. Dr. Cantwell continues his education monthly and has been a member of the American Dental Association (ADA) since 2003.
Dr. Cantwell and his wife have three sons. When not in the office, Dr. Cantwell enjoys golf, basketball, running, and anything sports related.
Meet Our Team
Our friendly dental team is very close and works well together. We greatly enjoy working with Dr. R. Erik Cantwell at Copper Ridge Dental. We strive to make you feel welcome and comfortable when you visit our office. We care about our patients and work hard to ensure that their experience is pleasant and relaxed. We encourage you to contact our dental office today, to learn more about us and to schedule your next visit with our dentist.
Melissa – Receptionist
Melissa earned her Bachelor’s degree in Community Health Education from Brigham Young University (BYU). She has been with Copper Ridge Dental since 2014. Melissa loves interacting with our patients and working for her HOT boss and with our awesome dental team. Melissa and her husband have three sons. She enjoys watching her children play sports and drinking Diet Dr. Pepper.
Chelsea – Dental Assistant
Chelsea completed a dental assisting course at the Jordan Applied Technology Center (JATC). She has been a part of our dental team for four years. Chelsea loves being around our great ladies every day and making our patients smile. She has a sweet husband. When not in the office, Chelsea enjoys crafting, scrapbooking, and watching her husband race motocross.
Tanya – Dental Assistant
Tanya graduated from the Dental Careers Institute. She has been a part of our dental team for 15 years. Tanya brings years of experience to our practice and her goal is to always treat our patients the way she would want to be treated. Tanya loves being a dental assistant. There is something awesome about working with people’s smiles every day. She says she could not have handpicked a better dental team to learn and work with here in Copper Ridge Dental—we are like family. Tanya and her husband have two beautiful girls. When away from the office, Tanya enjoys spending time with her wonderful husband and two girls. She also enjoys reading, camping, and being outdoors with family and friends.
Janae –Dental Hygienist
Janae graduated from the Hygiene School at Dixie State University. She has been a member of our dental team for 10 years. Janae loves all the great people she works with. They are her second family. Janae also loves our amazing patients and really enjoys getting to know so many different and wonderful people. Janae is the mother of two very active boys. When not at the office, Janae enjoys reading, hiking, and traveling.
Malissa – Dental Hygienist
Malissa studied dental hygiene with local anesthesia at Salt Lake Community College (SLCC). She has been with Copper Ridge Dental since 2007. Malissa’s goal is to provide our patients with the tools and knowledge they need to have a healthy mouth. Malissa says that our dental team is like her second family. She has three children and one dog. When not at the office, Malissa enjoys cooking, crafting, swimming, running, and reading.
Shanna – Hygienist Assistant
Shanna graduated from Bingham High School and completed a dental assisting course through the Jordan Applied Technology Center (JATC). Shanna has been with Copper Ridge Dental for five years. Shanna loves her great coworkers and being a part of the team. Shanna and her husband Hadley have a two-year-old son, Quinn. In her spare time, Shanna loves being outdoors, shopping, crafting, and being around friends and family.