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Rita Ranch Dental Group and Orthodontics

Address:
8160 S Houghton Rd
Tucson, AZ 85747
4
426
We are located on the northwest corner of Rita & Houghton, near Fry's in the Shoppes at Rita Ranch.

Mon8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Tue8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Wed8:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Thu8:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Fri8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
SatClosed
SunClosed

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Finding a dentist in Tucson that is dedicated to your dental care can be tough. From your first visit to Rita Ranch Dental Group and Orthodontics, we will work together in creating not only a great looking smile but provide a comfortable modern environment for you and your family.

Rita Ranch Dental Group and Orthodontics believes you deserve the best dentistry possible at the most affordable price. That is why Rita Ranch Dental Group and Orthodontics has invested so heavily into incredible time and cost saving technology that maximizes the quality you receive. While in the dental office, our digital x-rays and electronic dental records help dramatically reduce the initial costs of your treatment.

Rita Ranch Dental Group and Orthodontics offers an array of dental options and services, book your appointment today!

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Our Team
David                                              Watkins                                           Jessica                                            Watkins                                           David                                              Watkins                                           Bryan A.                                           White
Shahin                                             Madi                                              Neal                                               Jones                                             Susan                                              Foley                                             Annette                                            Gamboa
Technology
Single Visit Crowns
Orthodontics
Oral Surgery
Electronic Dental Records
Digital X-Rays
Intra Oral Camera
Reviews
Rated 4 out of 5 smiles.
Rita Ranch Dental Group and Orthodontics
July 24, 2014
Cynthia W.
I love everyone in the office..........
Rita Ranch Dental Group and Orthodontics
July 24, 2014
Joseph H.
Overall, a pleasant visit. Dental care was excellent. Lead dentist, hygenist, and benefits coordinator were all amiable and personable individuals. The only negatives were the wait time between dental consultation and initiation of cleaning and two (very brief) interruptions during the cleaning. These were from other office staff either attempting to locate something and checking in on the progress. The hygenist maintained focus during these events, however, so ultimately this is only a minor concern.
Rita Ranch Dental Group and Orthodontics
July 22, 2014
Anonymous
I was seen on time, however, after getting my X-rays and gums read it seemed like no one was prepared to do a cleaning on me that day even though I was a new patient appointment and that was why I came. I was there for a total of 3 hours and waited in the chair for an hour to get my gums procedure/cleaning. The dental assistant said she would be 15 minutes but instead it was an hour. She did apologize and said she wasn't great with time and they like to take the best care with every patient. I understand but I did have other plans after and I did not leave until about 6pm when my apt was at 3pm. I loved all of the employees there and everyone was very informative and nice. Very high tech and detailed with everything!
Rita Ranch Dental Group and Orthodontics
July 21, 2014
Joseph R.
Great visit as usual!! Thank you for the outstanding care.
Rita Ranch Dental Group and Orthodontics
July 10, 2014
Michael H.
Very friendly and professional. My family feel very comfortable coming here.
Rita Ranch Dental Group and Orthodontics
July 9, 2014
William B.
Great staff in all areas - very nice office. Very gentle and made all of us feel comfortable. Will recommend you to others.
Rita Ranch Dental Group and Orthodontics
July 8, 2014
Marina W.
Great! Brought my baby and everyone was very patient and nice!
Rita Ranch Dental Group and Orthodontics
July 3, 2014
Joshua D.
I felt really comfortable the whole time and the whole office was nice company to be with. Everything was explained clearly on how to get my dental priorities/plan together with the financial situation as well.
Rita Ranch Dental Group and Orthodontics
July 2, 2014
Cheryl S.
Excellent
Rita Ranch Dental Group and Orthodontics
July 2, 2014
Anonymous
This was my first visit to this location. First impressions are lasting & this is very welcoming, positive, and trusting. As a new patient I was treated like everyone knew me. Dr. Watkins is open & honest, giving the big picture plus all options available. I especially liked the idea of insurance that was offered. As a retired person cost is important. Thanks to everyone for a pleasant experience. .
Rita Ranch Dental Group and Orthodontics
June 25, 2014
Rick E.
This was the most patient friendly dental experience I have ever had.
Rita Ranch Dental Group and Orthodontics
June 20, 2014
Patricia J.
Very pleasedd with service.
Rita Ranch Dental Group and Orthodontics
June 19, 2014
Neveah U.
10
Rita Ranch Dental Group and Orthodontics
June 16, 2014
Erica Y.
I really appreciate the care that you provide and your willingness to offer your services on a sliding scale during my current financial circumstances. It's wonderful to know that I can keep up with my basic preventive care instead of feeling as if I have to let it fall behind.
Rita Ranch Dental Group and Orthodontics
June 13, 2014
Kent B.
This is the best dentist office I've ever been to. Keep up the great work!
Rita Ranch Dental Group and Orthodontics
June 12, 2014
Anonymous
Great people. Was told appointment would take about an hour but was closer to three...would have appreciated more realistic time table to plan my time.
Rita Ranch Dental Group and Orthodontics
June 10, 2014
Esther K.
All around friendly dental services. I was very pleased that they were able to schedule my appointment promptly and get me taken care of.
Rita Ranch Dental Group and Orthodontics
June 7, 2014
Cynthia M.
Jose was excellent and had a great sense of humor. The hygienist was excellent - cannot remember her but was awesome.
Rita Ranch Dental Group and Orthodontics
June 6, 2014
Victoria R.
Great place!!!
Rita Ranch Dental Group and Orthodontics
June 4, 2014
Michael G.
they all make me feel like an important person. not just a source of money.
Rita Ranch Dental Group and Orthodontics
June 3, 2014
Richard S.
It's always a pleasure to go to Rita Ranch Dental
Rita Ranch Dental Group and Orthodontics
May 30, 2014
Christine B.
I love my dentist and everyone in the office. They all make me feel special.
Rita Ranch Dental Group and Orthodontics
May 23, 2014
Stephen G.
very good experience....
Rita Ranch Dental Group and Orthodontics
May 14, 2014
Michael K.
My hygienist was like a song bird. A song bird with the tenaciousness of a hawk. She would not let that nearly microscopic bit of tartar loose and all the while in a voice of an angel assured me we would be victorious. Dr. Watkins gave me a very understandable course of treatment and sense of confidence that I look for in a employer or golf partner.
Rita Ranch Dental Group and Orthodontics
May 10, 2014
Dionisio M.
I'm terrified of Dentist but you guys made me feel real comfortable for me.
Rita Ranch Dental Group and Orthodontics
May 9, 2014
John S.
The dentist explained everything very well before he even started. (David Watkins). All staff was great
Rita Ranch Dental Group and Orthodontics
May 9, 2014
Sally P.
TOP NOTCH TEAM !!!
Rita Ranch Dental Group and Orthodontics
May 3, 2014
Edwin B.
Thanks
Rita Ranch Dental Group and Orthodontics
April 30, 2014
Amy E.
Very happy!!
Rita Ranch Dental Group and Orthodontics
April 28, 2014
Anonymous
first civilian (retired military) visit in 26 yrs.... recommneded by a co-worker.... i HATE the dentist.... it's always painful and unpleasant.... from the xrays to the cleaning... not so much anymore.... very awesome experience... thank you!!!! very friendly, informative and professional! you've got a long term client!!!
Rita Ranch Dental Group and Orthodontics
April 26, 2014
Margaret G.
Overall I am very satisfied. It is very helpful when people explain thing and acknowledge if they make a mistake.
Rita Ranch Dental Group and Orthodontics
April 25, 2014
Julia R.
Everyone was very helpful and friendly and immediately put me at ease. I'm a very anxious patient and I worry about being made to feel bad for my dental issues, but the dentist was very kind and showed a genuine interest in helping me feel better. I'm 31, and this is the first time in my life I haven't been absolutely terrified of dental work! Thanks so much!
Rita Ranch Dental Group and Orthodontics
April 24, 2014
Claudia M.
Out of 10, I will rate this a 20. I have never felt so comfortable in a dentist office. I felt like the do care, listen and advice me all the way. They felt like family and new friends. Lots of congratulations to this people, they do their job...more than their job they make you want to come back just to sit and talk. Very Professional people, keep it up!!!
Rita Ranch Dental Group and Orthodontics
April 18, 2014
Sharon N.
The dental team is outstanding and I was extremely pleased with my care!
Rita Ranch Dental Group and Orthodontics
April 17, 2014
James K.
Very well organized to keep patient informed and comfortable.
Rita Ranch Dental Group and Orthodontics
April 16, 2014
Shale C.
Very professional and courteous staff! I had a very positive experience from start to finish.
Rita Ranch Dental Group and Orthodontics
April 16, 2014
Gerald B.
Just visiting the area. Thanks for the emergency service.
Rita Ranch Dental Group and Orthodontics
April 14, 2014
Diane B.
I was very impressed with the service and being treated like a person and not a number. A welcome change to other dental offices here in Tucson.
Rita Ranch Dental Group and Orthodontics
April 10, 2014
Mona M.
Everyone was very helpful and courteous!
Rita Ranch Dental Group and Orthodontics
April 10, 2014
Martin G.
I had a good visit all staff was very professional
Rita Ranch Dental Group and Orthodontics
April 9, 2014
Phillip K.
As always, RRD is a very well run office and I have no complaints!
Rita Ranch Dental Group and Orthodontics
April 8, 2014
David B.
I really appreciate the help and attention I need for my oral care needs
Rita Ranch Dental Group and Orthodontics
April 7, 2014
Sherry D.
I really am happy with this dental group. The only thing is that I requested nitrous oxide and this was not available. I was undergoing procedures for 3.5 hours and this might have been helpful (not sure, never had it before.) Everyone did a good job trying to relax me and was professional; however, after the proceedures I was sore the next few days from tensing up so many muscles. I was also exhausted from the "ordeal" and ended up sleeping 12 hours. I would liked to have tried to nitrous oxide. On the other hand...WOW! I had almost ZERO pain in my mouth the next day! I did not even have to take Tylenol! And my teeth look and feel great. I can really notice the difference. Thank you all for a great job and a beautiful office.
Rita Ranch Dental Group and Orthodontics
April 1, 2014
Mona B.
very professional The dentist was very caring and he explained all options-kind; courteous and professional and wasn't rushed...appreciated his empathy and compassion
Rita Ranch Dental Group and Orthodontics
March 23, 2014
Salmineo M.
my daughter and I had a wonderful experience at the Rita Ranch Dental Group. The staff was extremely friendly and helpful. Laura went above and beyond to make sure we were well taken care of.
Rita Ranch Dental Group and Orthodontics
March 22, 2014
William C.
4 - I am confident it will be a 5 next visit. I had the grinding dental chair which was quite loud but I'm sure will be fixed. I also had to wait for the laser as I understood 1 laser for 3 dental hygenists. Wait was a little long. Again I am sure times will be shorter next visit. Really appreciated the staff and high tech approach to dental care. Dr was great.
Rita Ranch Dental Group and Orthodontics
March 21, 2014
James M.
Very prompt and efficient service. Responded quickly to my crown dilema.
Rita Ranch Dental Group and Orthodontics
March 19, 2014
Theresa G.
I was very pleased with the care and professionalism of the staff. The dental hygienist postponed her lunch to complete all I needed. I appreciated the descriptions of each step necessary for the dental care. I recommend Rita Ranch Dental.
Rita Ranch Dental Group and Orthodontics
March 12, 2014
Laura V.
I really appreciate it when the staff turnover is kept to a minimum. I like being able to count on having the same hygienist/dental assistants for awhile; ie: we LOVE Jose!! KEEP HIM! All of your current staff are great! Thanks for making our dental visits FUN. :-)
Rita Ranch Dental Group and Orthodontics
March 10, 2014
Harold S.
I was very pleased with the dentist and all others related to my visit. Have no complaints regarding this first visit with your office.
Rita Ranch Dental Group and Orthodontics
March 7, 2014
Cynthia B.
So very nice worked to get me out on time to accommodate my work schedule sensitive to my financial needs
Rita Ranch Dental Group and Orthodontics
March 6, 2014
Guy W.
very personal-like family.
Rita Ranch Dental Group and Orthodontics
March 6, 2014
Barbara C.
It had been quite a few years since I had been to the dentist because of bad experiences in the past with a different dentist. They put my mind completely at ease and worked with my fears to help me understand that they were there to help me, not make money and push me out the door as quickly as they could. I have already recommended them to my family and would happily recommend them to anyone out there that has any fears of going to the dentist. Just be honest and open with them - they were helpful and amazing!
Rita Ranch Dental Group and Orthodontics
March 4, 2014
Hanna H.
I love coming to this dental office! The service and staff are wonderful :) Dr Watkins is super friendly and very knowledgable. My DH and her assistant Jose are amazing! I won't go anywhere else.
Rita Ranch Dental Group and Orthodontics
March 4, 2014
Barbara R.
Amazing...just putting the finishing touches on my letter to Dr. Jessica and her amazingly wonderful team when your survey came in. OUTSTANDING service and dental team. You will be hearing from me in the next couple of days, and you have an extremely happy new patient! BLESS your Family staff!
Rita Ranch Dental Group and Orthodontics
March 1, 2014
Jasmine M.
Great customer service from start to finish! I was very impressed and satisfied with everything from cost to service.
Rita Ranch Dental Group and Orthodontics
February 23, 2014
Judy R.
easy access from highway; easy to find; great all staff
Rita Ranch Dental Group and Orthodontics
February 22, 2014
Barbra G.
Very prompt, no long waiting, great staff.
Rita Ranch Dental Group and Orthodontics
February 22, 2014
Mimi T.
Had a great time, even though I got a filling. Everyone was really nice and friendly. I liked that everything was explained as each person was doing his or her job. It was a big change from my former dentist's office. I'm very happy I made the switch!
Rita Ranch Dental Group and Orthodontics
February 19, 2014
Ralph L.
Couldn't be better
Rita Ranch Dental Group and Orthodontics
February 19, 2014
Richard B.
Like the fact that you have very up-to-date equipment. Best dental office I have ever been involved with.
Rita Ranch Dental Group and Orthodontics
February 15, 2014
Anonymous
Love your staff and dentists. Excellent location, too.
Rita Ranch Dental Group and Orthodontics
February 13, 2014
Albert A.
Very nice, highly advanced in technology of dental equipment, well trained doctors and staff and other personnels
Rita Ranch Dental Group and Orthodontics
February 8, 2014
Dianne C.
The staff was super nice. I have SecureCare and you are currently out of network. Is it possible to become a SecureCare network provider? Just asking I will still go to your office regardless. Thank you.
Rita Ranch Dental Group and Orthodontics
February 7, 2014
Jodie P.
Susan Foley is an amazing hygienist! In addition to a wonderful upbeat attitude and professional demeanor, the cleanings she does as part of my regular periodontal maintenance are thorough and pain-free. I'm confident that her work and the time she spends on educating me about home care are making the difference so that I will be able to keep all my remaining teeth! Kudos to Susan and the team at Rita Ranch Dental Group.
Rita Ranch Dental Group and Orthodontics
February 6, 2014
Dale W.
The Dentist was extremely personable and friendly. he made me very comforatble. The Front Desk staff was efficient and happy to be there, which made my visit satifying. the Dental Assistant knew her job well and taught an extern professionally. I recived an appointment the next day! That is unheard of and I work in the health care industry. Everyone in the office obviously enjoys their job.
Rita Ranch Dental Group and Orthodontics
February 4, 2014
Norma K.
PLeasant experience
Rita Ranch Dental Group and Orthodontics
January 30, 2014
Anonymous
The staff is great. Everyone is very nice, efficient, and make the experience run smoothly.
Rita Ranch Dental Group and Orthodontics
January 28, 2014
Kim B.
This was my first visit to office. My daughter and I both loved the office and the staff there. We were very comfortable and felt welcome.
Rita Ranch Dental Group and Orthodontics
January 24, 2014
Izabelle W.
Everyone there is really nice and they treat me very well.
Rita Ranch Dental Group and Orthodontics
January 24, 2014
Nancy S.
Too soon to tell but was very impressed with my first visit
Rita Ranch Dental Group and Orthodontics
January 21, 2014
Frank P.
I know that I am not an easy patient i.e. claustrophobic, post nasal drip, but the staff deals with my problems with ease.
Rita Ranch Dental Group and Orthodontics
January 16, 2014
Brad S.
Great husband and wife team. Both really friendly and have a great staff.
Rita Ranch Dental Group and Orthodontics
January 14, 2014
Cindi S.
Everyone in the office was extremely nice and professional. I have a lot of anxiety and everyone put me at ease! Thank you for making my visit enjoyable!
Rita Ranch Dental Group and Orthodontics
January 10, 2014
Abelardo R.
The staff was friendly and efficient, my dentist answered all of my questions that I had, and my hygienist was great. I have a clear dental plan that I am financially good with and am looking forward to. I am very pleased with this dental group.
Rita Ranch Dental Group and Orthodontics
January 10, 2014
Jennifer H.
I have never seen the same dentist twice in this office and understand it is due to changed hands and coming and going dentists. It seems the Watkins will be there longterm and I hope they will be. The staff is always very polite and seemingly understand that most people do not like the dentist. I hope to build a better relationship to feel like I have a family dentist and that they will come to understand that I actually DO enjoy the dentist. My overall experiences with all of the dentists in and out has been excellent.
Rita Ranch Dental Group and Orthodontics
January 8, 2014
Stacey P.
More than excellent
Rita Ranch Dental Group and Orthodontics
January 4, 2014
Steven R.
Their excellent effort to communicate conveniently as possible because I am deaf.
Rita Ranch Dental Group and Orthodontics
January 1, 2014
Luis C.
Susan does a great job on my teeth and is personably at the same time. Thanks.
Rita Ranch Dental Group and Orthodontics
December 31, 2013
Sarah K.
It seemed that everyone got along within the workplace. It was awesome to b e around that energy. Keep it up! You all kept me smiling throughout the visit!
Rita Ranch Dental Group and Orthodontics
December 18, 2013
Sharon C.
I am terrified of going to the dentist, however this is the first dental office that I am feeling comfortable with. Great staff!
Rita Ranch Dental Group and Orthodontics
December 11, 2013
Kent B.
This dental office is the best I have ever been to. They are friendly, helpful, relaxed, thorough. I cannot say enough good things about them. Josue is especially helpful and David Watkins is great. The whole staff reflects the positive outlook these two exemplify.
Rita Ranch Dental Group and Orthodontics
December 10, 2013
Gil S.
OVerall good service, sometimes feels like an upsale when in the dental chair. But I am given the option to opt out.
Rita Ranch Dental Group and Orthodontics
November 30, 2013
Jeff W.
Well done!
Rita Ranch Dental Group and Orthodontics
November 22, 2013
Merle H.
If I wasn't very satisfied I'd be at a different office!
Rita Ranch Dental Group and Orthodontics
November 19, 2013
Robert H.
The staff was very friendly and professional. My hygienist, Susan, was excellent and made sure that I was very comfortable during the entire process of cleaning my teeth and took the extra time to explain the process and how I can improve my oral care. The whole visit was better than I could have expected. 10/10!
Rita Ranch Dental Group and Orthodontics
November 13, 2013
Tiffany L.
Dr Sam was amazing. So personable and professional at the same time. He made sure I knew what he was doing every step of the way. I had great care while I was there, from everyone.
Rita Ranch Dental Group and Orthodontics
November 12, 2013
Phillip K.
Dr. David Watkins is a phenomenal professional with a bedside manner that establishes a relaxed atmosphere as well as a great doctor patient rapport. I am a dentophobe and my experiences with Dr. Watkins have been easy, painless and thorough. I would highly recommend Rita Ranch Dental to anyone in need of odontic services.
Rita Ranch Dental Group and Orthodontics
November 8, 2013
Patricia B.
Everyone is always very friendly and professional. Makes going to the dentist a pleasure!
Rita Ranch Dental Group and Orthodontics
November 5, 2013
Jill M.
Everyone there is fantastic - I didnt have to wait, I was taken care of, not stuck sitting in an office for 30 minutes with no attention! I appreiciate that! I also like that there is not magazine clutter everywhere. Nothing worse than used magazines (in my opinion). I also did not even have time to pick up a magazine either, which is even better. I keep telling me fiance he needs to come in and stop putting it off! I also love that you guys are basically paperless. You should offer a reciept instead of just printing one.
Rita Ranch Dental Group and Orthodontics
October 31, 2013
Michael G.
as always outstanding work thank you
Rita Ranch Dental Group and Orthodontics
October 25, 2013
Amber T.
So glad I found such an amazing dentist office that offers so many services, and with such a friendly staff! :)
Rita Ranch Dental Group and Orthodontics
October 22, 2013
Charles S.
The gentleman who did my root canal and his nurse made no attempt to walk me thru the process. On the other hand the dentist and the assistants who did my crowns were fantastic.
Rita Ranch Dental Group and Orthodontics
October 18, 2013
Judy K.
:)
Rita Ranch Dental Group and Orthodontics
October 17, 2013
Agus S.
Great people and service. We are new patient here and had x-ray and cleaning done. But after the cleaning, I checked my teeth at home, I just notice small areas in my teeth that still have stains, but that's ok.
Rita Ranch Dental Group and Orthodontics
October 15, 2013
Anonymous
I was not offered to clean my denture. Most dentist offices offer this on each visit/cleaning appointments. :(
Rita Ranch Dental Group and Orthodontics
October 12, 2013
Anonymous
All of the office staff is very good with kids. My daughter was very comfortable with the Dr. and when we left she was excited about the upcoming treatment, Phase 1 Braces.
Rita Ranch Dental Group and Orthodontics
October 8, 2013
Theresa J.
I appreciate everyone who I have come in contact with in this office and all aspects of my treatments continue to be taken care of in an excellent manner. Thank you.
Rita Ranch Dental Group and Orthodontics
October 6, 2013
Suzanne R.
I have had dental problems all oft life, almost 50 years. I also brought in my daughter with braces and wisdom teeth issues. On top of that I brought into son with autism. I was skeptical as this was a new dental office for each of us. We were treated kindly by the front office staff, respectfully as new patients and with general care based on our individual issues. The staff was able to get a full set of X-rays fry son with autism that showed that his wisdom teeth were coming in sideways. He is non verbal so we would have never known. They had them extracted the following week and I have never seen him more comfortable in my life!! I would recommend this dental group to everyone I meet. They are the best!
Rita Ranch Dental Group and Orthodontics
October 5, 2013
Melissa M.
For a person totally afraid of dental care (from past experiences), I almost feel comfortable.