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.
Abby – Co-Office Manager
Abby has been a part of our team since 2005. She graduated from the University of Utah in 2012 with a Bachelor’s in Mass Communication. One of Abby’s goals is to create a trusting relationship with each of our patients. She wants all of our patients to feel welcomed and well taken care of when they come for their dental visit. Copper Ridge Dental strives to give the best treatment possible. Abby loves the wonderful patients in our office and she loves meeting new patients. She has been married for seven years and has one busy boy! When not in the office, Abby enjoys boating, eating, traveling, and going to baseball games.
Kayley – Co-Office Manager
Kayley has been with Copper Ridge Dental since 2005. Her primary goal is to provide patients with a firm understanding of their treatment, including a greater comprehension of their insurance benefits and helping them with any questions or concerns along the way. Kayley wants all of our patients to have the best experience possible. Kayley’s favorite part of working with us is the team. They are not just her co-workers, they are her best friends. Our team is like a family and we do our best to extend that relationship to our patients. Kayley has been married for 10 years and has two beautiful children. In her spare time, Kayley enjoys reading and writing. She is a major book enthusiast.
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.
Peggy – Receptionist
Peggy earned her Bachelor’s degree in Business Management. She has been with Copper Ridge Dental for two years. Peggy helps patients with any questions and concerns that they may have. She enjoys being a part of our team because of the awesome ladies she gets to work with. Peggy has been married for three years. In her spare time, Peggy loves to go to REAL soccer games.
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.
Jane – Dental Assistant
Jane completed a Granite School district dental assisting course. She has been with Copper Ridge Dental for 25 years. Jane does her best to make the dental experience a good one for each patient. She enjoys being a part of Copper Ridge Dental because she likes the relationships she has made with our patients over 25 years and her coworkers are her best friends. Jane and her husband have two children. Their son is in the Navy and their daughter is serving a mission in Slovakia. When she has free time, Jane likes to spend it with her husband and children. She also enjoys reading, baking, and spending time in the great outdoors.
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.
Camille – Hygienist Assistant
Camille has been a member of our dental team since 2014. She makes sure that patients are relaxed and comfortable when they come to see our dentist. Camille loves the amazing people she works with. She is the youngest of nine children. When not at the office, Camille enjoys dancing, working out, and listening to music.
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.