Meet Dr. Morley Smith

Dr. Morley Smith

When I was a young boy, our family dentist’s work intrigued me and I and found the profession truly fascinating. Our dentist created such a comfortable atmosphere, and each visit was easy and pain-free. I want to give my own patients that sense of comfort and stability, knowing that each time they visit our office, they will have an excellent dental experience.


I graduated from the University of Utah with a degree in medical biology. After completing my undergraduate work, I attended the University of Oregon Health Science Center, where I obtained my Doctorate of Medical Dentistry. I practiced general dentistry for a time before beginning a residency program in periodontics at the University of Washington to earn my specialty certification.

Our office has provided continuing education for general dentists in our community for more than 16 years, consisting of in-office seminars as well as comprehensive seminars for dentists and hygienists. Dr. Price and I also take numerous continuing education courses throughout the year. In particular, we participate in the renowned Scottsdale Spear Dental Education Center, where we initiated a study club to analyze complex interdisciplinary dentistry.

In Phoenix Magazine’s annual “Top 100 Dentists” issues, I have been listed as a “Top Dentist” as selected by my peers in the Phoenix area each year since 2003.

Professional Organizations

My Team

Dr. Price and I have a very dedicated, caring, and professional staff. Most of our staff has been here for many years: some for more than 25 years. The reason we have been able to retain staff for so long is because we try to create an environment for nurturing professional growth and dealing with patients in a compassionate, caring manner.

Why I Love My Job

My ultimate goal is to help my patients retain their natural teeth for a lifetime. I believe my colleagues, my staff, and I provide an essential service that improves the quality of life for everyone who comes to us. When saving a tooth is not possible, I offer the most up-to-date alternative treatment options, such as dental implants. Using this technology, we help our patients live much happier, healthier lives.

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