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About Gila Ridge Dental

Drs. Thor G. Thorson, Stephen S. Garner, and Jason R. Boeskin are dentists in Yuma, AZ, providing exceptional care for children, adults, and seniors. We offer general, cosmetic, and restorative dentistry. Our doctors and staff use the latest technology to provide care that is comfortable, effective, and efficient. We can provide same-day dental restorations created using CEREC® technology, and if you require emergency dental care, we can usually provide treatment the same day.

Teeth Whitening

Teeth whitening is a cosmetic dental procedure that helps enhance the color of badly stained smile to give patients the confidence to smile and laugh with confidence. Our practice is now offering new patients with an exclusive chance to avail their first free teeth whitening for a sparkling white smile. 

In-House Dental Plan

Are you worried of not having a dental insurance plan? Patients without dental insurance needn't worry of having to pay for their bills as our office gives uninsured patients the chance to afford dental treatment with the help of our in-house dental insurance plan. It is a low-cost initiative undertaken by our practice with the aim of providing patients with preventative dental care and a nominal fee for other dental services. Come and avail for your in-house dental insurance plan to start your treatment today.

What our patients are saying...

"I have been to several different dentists here in Yuma and by far Gila Dental is the best. From the moment I walk in the door until the time I walk out, everyone is polite, knowledgeable, respectful and on top of their job. They do the best they can to accommodate me. When I have needed work done..."

"My son (who is 5 years old) and I both see Dr. Thorson and he is a great dentist. My son is shy and was nervous about going to the dentist but he is always great with him. My son actually looks forward to his appointments. I know the treasure chest that he gets to pick a prize from probably has a..."

"Amazing place, staff is all very friendly, clean place, they offer music and movies while having work done, very empithetic staff for scared people like me. Dr Thorson  is very gentle, patient, and over all a great family man. They have a great referral program too...oh and they are helpful by le..."

"Best dentist I've ever been to. From the moment I walked in the door for my first appointment, I was completely impressed. My last dentist had a dirty, dark waiting room with unfriendly receptionists. Gila Ridge is quite the opposite! The office is bright and fresh with a modern design. All the p..."

"The staff from the front desk to the dentist are so friendly!  They are great with my kids as well.  I have recommended all my friends!"

"After years of searching for a dentist office which has a reasonable waiting room time, friendly staff, and hygienists who are thorough but gentle, I have finally found the perfect match!!!Heather is my hygienist - she does an absolutely top-notch job and is as cordial as can be.  I finally found..."

"Excellent customer service! I finally found a dentist I feel completely comfortable with (Dr Garner). Thank you so much......."

"Best dental office ever!!! Everyone is so kind and accommodating . My dentist, Dr Garner is wonderful!"

"The front office ladies were absolutely wonderful on my first visit and when I brought my son in they were even better! The hygienists are great and Dr. Garner is, by far, the best dentist I have been to: very thorough and patient and the entire staff really make for a good dental experience!"

"Awesome people Always!"

"Staff and doctors are excellent, very knowledgeable, and considerate of patient’s needs. I felt very comfortable asking questions and sharing any concerns I had. They all had smiles and presented themselves with a graceful and welcoming atmosphere. I highly recommend them."

"Dr. Garner is great. The office is clean and contemporary and office staff are friendly. The equipment is top notch. Love the water pick they use in addition to the metal ones. Dr. Garner corrected some old work on my teeth and it looks better than ever and hasn’t stained at the edges (like the o..."

"Very professional team at Gila Ridge, never once have I felt anxious because I know I am in good hands!! Shout out to Brittany she's an awesome hygienist!!"

"This was a Wonderful first visit as a new patient!!! I received and felt trust,caring, and very welcoming! I didn’t wait long! No horror stories from Me! Excellent Service from the entire Staff!"

"I saw Dr Thorson, he is great. He put a temporary where my veneer from Algodones had come off. I will be having him correct the mess the dentist in Algodones made of my front teeth, twelve in all."

"Very clean , professional and friendly staff. From the moment I walked in, I felt the happy and calming environment."

"Great service"

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​Yuma, AZ Office

7949 E 24th St, ​Yuma, AZ 85365

Email: [email protected]

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Office Hours

  • Monday8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Tuesday8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Wednesday8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Thursday8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Friday7:00 am - 2:00 pm
  • SaturdayClosed
  • SundayClosed
928.317.1900