We believe in offering professional services at affordable prices. Our office staff is professional, friendly, and ready to deliver the individual attention that each patient deserves. Regardless of the treatment needed, our Doctors will diagnose and discuss the treatment alternatives and preventive care designed to provide you with the best immediate and long-term results.
Dr. Downing received his undergraduate studies from Brigham Young University. He earned his Doctor of Dental Surgery at the University of Texas Health Science in San Antonio, Texas. Dr. Downing has been practicing general and cosmetic dentistry in Utah for over 25 years. He has received training in Endodontics, Implant Dentistry, Sedation, Oral Surgery, Orthodontics and advanced training in Esthetic and Restorative Dentistry at the prestigious Las Vegas Institute.
He is committed to providing patients with excellent dental care. Individualized, one-on-one attention means you always receive the dental treatment that is right for you. It has never been easier to attain a beautiful, healthy smile… A smile that is dazzling, white, straight, and attractive.
Dr. Downing enjoys listening to music, biking, hiking, relaxing with his wife Nancy when they both aren’t working at the dental office, being entertained by their 3 children and their spouses, and keeping up with their 6 grandchildren’s activities.
Dr. Julian completed his undergraduate studies at Brigham Young University. He graduated from Creighton Dental School in Omaha, Nebraska.
Dr. Julian joined the Army as an active-duty dentist and began to gravel the world with his family. In 1999, he left active-duty and continued to serve in the Army as a reserve dental officer and started his private dental practice in Murray, Utah. Dr. Julian joined the faculty at Roseman College of Dental Medicine, where he now serves as a Patient Care Leader. He is also a directing member of the Dental Research Education Association.
Dr. Julian is an excellent skilled dentist that provides the best care possible for his patients. He will be able to offer more available appointments for our patients. Dr. Julian’s passion is international travel. His greatest joy is family. Being with his wife, their children, and grandchildren.
Dr. Sommerville received his Bachelor of Science degree in Exercise Physiology at the University of Utah. He attended dental school at Roseman University of Health Sciences, College of Dental Medicine and graduated in 2018. After graduation, Dr. Sommerville started his dental career as an associate with Spring Dental in Tulsa, Oklahoma for the first 3 years. While in Oklahoma, Dr. Sommerville went on to complete continuing education courses. His focus was on Implants, Endodontic Therapy and Orthodontics using clear aligners.
What he loves most about general dentistry is having the ability to treat a broad range of pathology in helping patients with their oral health and cosmetic needs. He loves seeing patients find newfound self-confidence when they are happy with their smile.
In his free time, Dr. Sommerville loves being with his amazing wife Annika and their four children, 2 girls and 2 boys, riding all kinds of bikes, snow skiing, and fishing with his family.
“It is my pleasure to serve you, and as my patient you can expect that I will deliver care with a gentle touch and an understanding of your wants and needs. My profession is my passion, and it is important to me to build a relationship of trust and communication and to take a teamwork approach to providing you with a healthy, beautiful smile”.
Leslie has been in the dental field for the past eighteen years. For nine of those years, she worked as a pediatric dental assistant, and she has been practicing as a Registered Dental Hygienist since March of 2013. Leslie enjoys spending her free time outdoors with her husband, Philip and their three children, Ryker-13, Maximus-8 and Charlee-3.
“I love being a part of the hygiene team here at Cottonwood Family Dental and truly enjoy getting to know each one of my patients.”
Angela has been a dental hygienist at Cottonwood Family Dental for 8 years and in the dental field for 17 years. She started her dental career as a senior in high school by completing a dental assisting program. She loved the dental world so much she decided to go to hygiene school.
When Angela isn’t working, she likes to stay busy with hiking and running. She loves boating & traveling with her husband, Shawn and their two children, Eva and Theo.
As Don Quixote says “A tooth is much more to be prized than a diamond” and I couldn’t agree more. “Your smile is your most important accessory. You never take it off and it never goes out of style. I’m proud to help you achieve the smile of your dreams.”
Wendy graduated from the Utah College of Dental Hygiene in 2007. Since then she has worked in several private practice offices in Idaho and Utah. She also worked for several years with Sealants for Smiles, a nonprofit organization that serves underprivileged elementary school kids.
When Wendy isn’t in the office, she is chasing her 5 kids, ages 1-12. She also loves all things Disney, can plan a trip to Disneyland with a 10-day notice, and can beat anyone in Disney trivia.
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Dr. Downing is great! My husband had to get an emergency root canal and was able to get an appointment the same day. He had a great experience and I am now switching to Dr. Downing as well.Kenna
Yes, I have been going to Cottonwood Dental for years. I’ve always had an excellent experience. Dr. Downing got me through a surprise tooth extraction very smoothly. I was in tears because I was not expecting that, but everyone comforted me through it. I love going to a dental office with friendly people surrounding me. I have confidence that my dental needs will always be excellently cared for by Dr Downing and his staff.Pamela
What a great team. As a new patient, I needed care as soon as possible and they were great to get me in quickly. In fact, within a day of my initial call. They made me feel at ease, were friendly and humorous. The office was clean, comfortable and equipped with what seemed to be the most advanced tools… which makes procedures quicker and as comfortable as can be. I would recommend them for sure!Misty
What a great office! In and out for a crown prep in less than one hour. All of the staff was friendly and just wonderful to work with.Amber
Friendly and knowledgeable staff put me at ease (I have really bad anxiety when it comes to the dentist) . The facility is absolutely beautiful and comes with an array of comfort options. Netflix, Pandora radio, and weighted blankets. And even the checkout was a pleasant experience, as they explained the expenses and what the insurance would cover, putting me at ease so I could financially plan for the year.Hillary
Cottonwood Family Dental was very helpful to schedule me in quickly with a broken filling. They are open Saturday’s which is great for my busy schedule.Brinna
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