South Dakota’s Top Rated Local® Dentists Award Winner: Advanced Dental Professionals

Top Rated Local® is pleased to announce that Advanced Dental Professionals is a 2019 award winner for dentists in South Dakota!

Whether you’re looking for teeth whitening or a routine dental cleaning, Advanced Dental Professionals in Rapid City has what it takes to meet your needs.

Advanced Dental Professionals has received hundreds of reviews on four verified sites with an average rating of 4.90 stars, earning them a spectacular Rating Score™ of 98.02 and two 2019 Top Rated Local awards — one for ranking among the top 100 businesses and one for ranking among the top 10 dentists in all of South Dakota!

Here’s just one of their many five-star reviews:

“The staff at Advanced Dental Professionals is wonderful. As the name implies, every person there is a true professional. From the front desk to the unseen back office, the quality of work proves the professionalism and skill of the staff. Dr. Studer is skilled, friendly, patient, quick, helpful and understanding. My wife and I schedule our cleaning appointments back-to-back to save time and driving. We always get in and out in a timely manner. We are without dental insurance, but that doesn’t stop them from providing quality work for us.” – Doug R.

Not Your Average Dental Clinic

Niki Studer, Marketing and Office Manager and wife of Dr. Studer, generously gave us a few minutes of her time to tell us about Advanced Dental Professionals and its award-winning online reputation.

The first thing we wanted to know was what it is exactly that makes Advanced Dental Professionals stand out among the many dental clinics in South Dakota. Niki told us that they make going to the dentist fun. They provide a very relaxed atmosphere with comfortable decor, and that they serve people of all ages, from one to 100. Their motto is, “Your home for family dental care.”

We also wanted to know what their mission is at Advanced Dental Professionals and how they work to make the world a better place. Niki shared with us that their goal is to treat patients and educate them on not just oral health, but on their overall health and how oral health relates to it.

Building Success by Asking for Reviews

Niki attributes Advanced Dental Professionals’ strong online reputation to the fact that they pay close attention and they manage and monitor their patients’ health closely. This gives the staff at Advanced Dental Professionals the confidence to ask for reviews.

Outside of building a powerful online reputation, Advanced Dental Professionals has gotten their name out there by connecting with their Facebook followers, by having an in-house marketing team, through brand advertising on the radio, on TV and in print, and finally, by sponsoring kids’ sports and events.

There are so many other dental clinics out there looking to build the kind of online reputation Advanced Dental Professionals has. Here’s Niki’s expert advice for them:

“Just break the ice and ask the customer for that review. Make dental visits fun.”


Congratulations to the team at Advanced Dental Professionals for being a 2019 Top Rated Local award winner, and thank you so much, Niki, for taking the time to speak with us!

We highly recommend Advanced Dental Professionals in Rapid City. Visit their website today!

South Dakota’s Top Rated Local® Dentists Award Winner: Carpenter Dental

Top Rated Local® is pleased to announce that Carpenter Dental is not only one of the top five dentists in South Dakota, but one of the top 15 businesses in the state overall!

“It’s always a great experience working with Dr. Carpenter and his staff! They are always accommodating and friendly. Dr. Carpenter is an amazing dentist and truly cares about all his patients. My children always feel safe and cared for, and I appreciate that. I highly recommend [him]!” -Christine A.

That’s just one of the more than 100 reviews that have earned Carpenter Dental a 98.84 Rating Score™, a 4.98 average star rating, and a 2019 Top Rated Local award winner!

Not Your Average Dental Clinic

Chris Teeslink, the office manager of Carpenter Dental, took some time to speak with us about the business’ impressive online reputation.

First things first, we asked Chris how he and the rest of the Carpenter Dental team set themselves so far apart from other dentists in the area. He told us, “We offer a great patient experience from start to end — from the initial entrance to amenities. The doctors take their time and explain the options.”

The Carpenter Dental mission is to take the very best care possible of each and every one of their patients. “Our mission is great patient care start to finish,” he said. “Dr. Carpenter is very active in the community.”

Building Success By Earning “Positive Rants”

According to Chris, the Carpenter Dental secret to success comes down to individualized care. He told us, “We are all about great patient service and care. We just focus on doing the best for the patient. It’s our goal to make them rant… positively.”

As an integral part of an award-winning team, Chris knows what it takes to make a business succeed online. That’s why we asked for his advice to other businesses that are working on building, improving, or maintaining an amazing online reputation. Here’s what he said:

“Take care of your patients, and they will take care of you.”


Congratulations to the team at Carpenter Dental for being a 2019 Top Rated Local award winner, and thank you so much, Chris, for taking the time to speak with us!

South Dakota’s Top Rated Local® Dentists Award Winner: Sensational Smiles

Top Rated Local® is pleased to announce that Sensational Smiles is an award winner for dentists in 2019.

If you are looking for a dentist that will care for you like family, look no further than this award-winning company!

Sensational Smiles has received many overwhelmingly positive reviews across five different verified sites with an average rating of 4.83 stars, earning them an impressive Rating Score™ of 98.30 and two 2019 Top Rated Local award for ranking as one of the top 10 businesses and top three dentists in all of South Dakota!

Here’s just one of their many five-star reviews:

“They are always friendly and welcoming. They consistently do a wonderful job, regardless of which staff member I see. I’ve been going there since I was six, and I now take my son there, too. He was three years old at his first appointment and had such a positive experience that he asks to go back, and [he] loves his checkups!” – T.W.

It is because of excellent reviews like this that Sensational Smiles is now able to call themselves a Top Rated Local award winner!

Not Your Average Dentists

We were excited to learn all about how Sensational Smiles has been able to build such an impressive reputation, so we sat down with Dr. Adam Swingdorf.

The first thing we wanted to know was what it is that makes Sensational Smiles stand apart from their local competitors. Dr. Swingdorf excitedly told us about the value they place on the patient experience and the relationships they have with their patients. At Sensational Smiles, they value the connection between the client, the doctor, and the hygienist. He continued:

“We strive to make a positive impact on the patients. We like them to feel that they are taken care of and that they are a top priority.”

Dr. Swingdorf connected this ideal with the company’s mission as a whole, which he describes as focusing on relationships, and on building long-lasting relationships to continue to serve the community.

Building Success Through Connection

Sensational Smiles has certainly managed to establish an excellent reputation. We wanted to know more about how they have marketed themselves over the years. We learned that while they do have a social media presence, they still believe that their following is based on the relationships they have formed with their patients. They see social media as an opportunity to connect with their community.

There are many businesses out there that are looking to build as impressive a reputation as Sensational Smiles has managed to. We asked if Dr. Swingdorf could share any expert advice with these companies. Here’s what he had to say:

“Online is one piece of the puzzle. You have to focus on the people that you know and trust and have relationships with by having good communication and face-to-face relationships. Build a relationship with people to show that you do care, that you want to be part of your patients’ lives.”


Congratulations to Sensational Smiles for being a 2019 Top Rated Local award winner, and special thanks to Dr. Swingdorf for taking the time to speak with us!

New Mexico’s Top Rated Local® Dentists Award Winner: Las Cruces Dental Solutions

Top Rated Local® is pleased to announce that Las Cruces Dental Solutions is an award winner for dentists in 2019.

Las Cruces Dental Solutions is working towards making each smile better, one tooth at a time. For all of your dental needs in Cas Cruces, give them a call!

Las Cruces Dental Solutions has received hundreds of overwhelmingly positive reviews across three verified sites with an average rating of 4.78 stars, earning them an impressive Rating Score™ of 93.82 and a 2019 Top Rated Local award for ranking as one of the top 10 dentists in New Mexico!

Here’s just one of their many five-star reviews:

“I have a lot to say about this dental office, but I’ll be brief. I am the biggest coward when it comes to going to the dentist. I’m so glad their friendly and professional personnel cater to people like me. Most of all, I appreciate very much [that] they explain the billing before [you] end up with a bill in [your] pocket… Thank you, LC Dental Solutions. I am a very satisfied customer, and [will] see you guys in six months.” – C.B.

It is because of excellent reviews like this that Las Cruces Dental Solutions is now able to call themselves a Top Rated Local award winner!

Not Your Average Dental Clinic

We were excited to learn all about how Las Cruces Dental Solutions has been able to build such an impressive reputation, so we sat down with the Treatment Coordinator, Acacia Quinlan.

The first thing we wanted to know was what it is that makes Las Cruces Dental Solutions stand apart from their local competitors. Acacia told us that Las Cruces is dedicated to offering human connection. That includes offering their patients monthly payment options and giving their patients a detailed dental plan. She said:

“We don’t treat people like robots, because we aren’t robots!”

Acacia shared that they understand that going to the dentist can be a difficult experience for some people, so it is important that they try to connect with every one of their patients. At the end of the day, their mission is to be advocates for their patients.

Building Success Through Connection

According to Acacia, Las Cruces Dental Solutions is a happy practice, and that sentiment is certainly reflected in the many reviews left by clients who felt comforted and cared for here. We were curious about what kinds of marketing strategies they have utilized over the years. Acacia told us that they are beginning to step into the world of social media platforms, and are finding it a lot of fun to work with different Snapchat filters.

They have also been proud of the work they have done in their community. During a recent government shutdown, their staff decided to support their community by handing out food to those in need.

There are many businesses out there that are looking to build as impressive a reputation as Las Cruces Dental Solutions has managed to. We asked if Acacia could share any expert advice to these companies. Here’s what she had to say:

“It takes a lot of patience and a lot of feedback. It boils down to treating people like humans.”


Congratulations to Las Cruces Dental Solutions for being a 2019 Top Rated Local award winner, and special thanks to Acacia for taking the time to speak with us!

Mississippi’s Top Rated Local® Dentists Award Winner: Key Dental Group

Top Rated Local® is pleased to announce that Key Dental Group is an award winner for dentists in 2019.

If you are looking for a dentist who will offer quality and comfort, look no further than this award-winning company!

Key Dental Group has received many thousands of overwhelmingly positive reviews across four different verified sites with an average rating of 4.91 stars, earning them an impressive Rating Score™ of 97.13 and two 2019 Top Rated Local award for ranking as one of the top 50 businesses and one of the top 10 dentists in Mississippi!

Here’s just one of their many five-star reviews:

“[I had an] awesome experience! The staff was exceptional. I think it is one of the best dental offices in Madison. I read the reviews before I went and I totally agree with the five-star ratings. As a patient, I felt so appreciated. I am excited and relaxed about my next appointment. If you are looking for a dentist, I encourage you to give Key Dental a try. I truly believe you will not be disappointed.” -A.G.

It is because of excellent reviews like this that Key Dental Group is now able to call themselves a Top Rated Local award winner!

Not Your Average Dentists

We were excited to learn all about how Key Dental Group has been able to build such an impressive reputation, so we sat down with the Office Manager, Robin. The first thing we wanted to know was what it is that makes Key Dental Group stand apart from their local competitors. Robin told us:

“We are a compassionate, caring, and comfortable dental office that is going to put our patient’s needs first. We offer a caring experience with state-of-the-art equipment and facility.”

Robin shared with us that Key Dental Group is committed to putting their patients first and focusing on their experience above all else.

Building Success Through Referrals

Robin shared with us that Key Dental Group relies on word of mouth referrals to market their business, which ties back to their dedication to offering each patient a wonderful experience.

Here are the words of yet another satisfied customer:

“[I] had my first visit yesterday, [it was a] wonderful experience. [They offered] full-service dental care. [They] were extremely nice and well informed of my needs. [They had] up-to-date modern equipment. [The] dental chair was heated and was a massage chair. [They] took a lot of time with me. [I] strongly recommend this clinic in Madison.” – S.M.


Congratulations to Key Dental Group for being a 2019 Top Rated Local award winner, and special thanks to Robin for taking the time to speak with us!

Alabama’s Top Rated Local® Dentists Award Winner: Coln Dental Care

Top Rated Local® is pleased to announce that Coln Dental Care is a 2019 award winner!

As one of the top 10 dentists in the entire state of Alabama, Coln Dental Care had earned a 99.00 Rating Score™, a 5.00 average star rating, and more than 100 phenomenal online reviews. Here’s one example:

“This is the place to go if you are looking for friendly, comfortable, knowledgable, caring and professional dental services, all bundled up together — with a smile!! My opinion of Dr. Coln and her entire staff is that they are wonderful individuals and a wonderful team! Go see them!!” -Christopher M.

Not Your Average Dental Clinic

Dr. Evelyn Coln, the owner of Coln Dental Care, took some time to chat with us about her business’ exemplary online reputation.

First things first, we asked Dr. Coln what she believes sets Coln Dental Care so far above their competition. She told us, “We try to make our patients feel like family. We offer the highest level of care for their teeth and them as a whole. We try to take extra time with everyone.”

Dr. Coln and her team take immense pride in giving back to their community. “We work hard to give back to the community any way we can, inside and outside the office,” she told us. “Most people don’t enjoy going to the dentist but our patients look forward to seeing us!”

Building Success Through Service

Dr. Coln pointed to her excellent team when asked about her secret to success, telling us, “We have a great team. Also, our core value is putting others first.”

Being an award-winning business owner, Dr. Coln knows what it takes to help a business succeed online. That’s why we couldn’t let her go without finding out what advice she has for other businesses that are trying to build, improve, or maintain their online reputation. Here’s what she said:

“The biggest thing is treating your customer as a person, not just a dental patient.”


Congratulations to the team at Coln Dental Care for being a 2019 Top Rated Local award winner, and thank you so much, Dr. Coln, for taking the time to speak with us!

North Dakota’s Top Rated Local® Dentists Award Winner: Maple Family Dental

Top Rated Local® is pleased to announce that Maple Family Dental is an award winner for dentists in 2019.

If you are looking for a dentist who cares about the community and offers top-of-the-line dental care, look no further than this award-winning company!

Maple Family Dental has received many overwhelmingly positive reviews across four different verified sites with an average rating of 5.00 stars, earning them an impressive Rating Score™ of 98.00 and two 2019 Top Rated Local award for ranking as one of the top 10 businesses and the number one dentist in North Dakota!

Here’s just one of their many five-star reviews:

“Maple Family Dental made me feel comfortable, listened to my concerns, explained thoroughly my options for services, and did not pressure me to have a procedure done. I did not feel judged, and they were all very friendly. [They were] amazing at making me feel calm and explaining the process and options to me. I would highly recommend Maple Family Dental.” – S.G.

It is because of excellent reviews like this that Maple Family Dental is now able to call themselves a Top Rated Local award winner!

Not Your Average Dentists

We were excited to learn all about how Maple Family Dental has been able to build such an impressive reputation, so we sat down with the Oral Health Advisor, Tara Bultema. The first thing we wanted to know was what it is that makes Maple Family Dental stand apart from their local competitors. Tara shared with us that Maple Family Dental tries to always work towards their goal of caring about the dental needs of, not just the person, but the whole family. They are very active in the community and want to treat their patients like a part of a family.

Building Success Through Community

Maple Family Dental has found success through positive reviews and referrals. Facebook has been a great resource for them, and they are excited about the way Facebook allows people within the community to see what’s happening in the practice. Maple Family Dental believes it is important to positively impact the community and has done so by reaching out to schools to give support to children that may not be able to easily access dental care.

There are many businesses out there that are looking to build as impressive a reputation as Maple Family Dental has managed to. We asked if Tara could share any expert advice to these companies. Here’s what she had to say:

“Be true to yourself. Research the businesses around you that are doing well, and be aware of your target audience.”


Congratulations to Maple Family Dental for being a 2019 Top Rated Local award winner, and special thanks to Tara for taking the time to speak with us!

Kansas’ Top Rated Local® Dentists Award Winner: Lawrence Dental Studio

Top Rated Local® is pleased to announce that Lawrence Dental Studio is an award winner for dentists in 2019.

If you are looking for a dentist who is dedicated to customer service, look no further than this award-winning company!

Lawrence Dental Studio has received many overwhelmingly positive reviews across five different verified sites with an average rating of 4.91 stars, earning them an impressive Rating Score™ of 99.10 and two 2019 Top Rated Local award for ranking as one of the top 50 businesses and one of the top 10 dentists in all of Kansas!

Here’s just one of their many five-star reviews:

“Upon walking in, the office seems more like a spa than a dental clinic. The staff takes many measures to make sure that you are comfortable, even applying lip balm during your exam to make sure that your lips don’t crack! [The dentist] explained everything that he was doing as he went along. He addressed all of my concerns and provided incredibly personalized care. I look forward to [them] helping me maintain my smile for many years to come!” – A.G.

It is because of excellent reviews like this that Lawrence Dental Studio is now able to call themselves a Top Rated Local award winner!

Not Your Average Dentists

We were excited to learn all about how Lawrence Dental Studio has been able to build such an impressive reputation, so we sat down with the owner/ Head Dentist, Nick Salava.

The first thing we wanted to know was what it is that makes Lawrence Dental Studio stand apart from their local competitors. Nick shared with us that his team is the reason everything comes together. He says that they gather the most information they can to give the best result for the client. He also shared that he believes it is his attention to detail that makes his practice stand out from the crowd. Nick shared with us that the business’ mission is to be able to provide top-notch dentistry, to stay on top of the game in terms of technology, and to spread the knowledge that systemic health is related to oral health.

Building Success Through Service

Lawrence Dental Studio prides themselves on being excellent listeners and providing a comfortable environment for their patients. As the reviews indicate, their dedication to exceptional customer service has been noticed.

In addition to their stellar online reviews, Lawrence Dental Studio has also marketed themselves through Facebook and local postcards.

There are many businesses out there that are looking to build as impressive a reputation as Lawrence Dental Studio has managed to. We asked if Nick could share any expert advice to these companies. Here’s what they had to say:

“Really look at what it is you are trying to achieve and present to your clientele. Hone in on your clients’ wants and needs. Have a niche.”


Congratulations to Lawrence Dental Studio for being a 2019 Top Rated Local award winner, and special thanks to Nick for taking the time to speak with us!

North Dakota’s Top Rated Local® Dentists Award Winner: Riverside Dental

Top Rated Local® is pleased to announce that Riverside Dental is a 2019 award winner for dentists in North Dakota!

If you are in the Grand Forks area and need to visit a top flight dentist, look no further than Riverside Dental.

Riverside Dental has over 20 reviews on three verified sites with an average star rating of 5.00 earning them an enviable Rating Score™ of 96.00 and a 2019 Top Rated Local award for being one of the top 10 dentists in the state of North Dakota.

Here is just one of their many five-star reviews:

“Dr. Vesterso and her staff were so kind and accommodating and got me in right away for what I thought was a tooth problem, but turned out to be a sinus infection. I also had a scheduled crown done. It really was a great experience – which is not something you’d typically say about a dental procedure! I was very impressed!” – Nicki O.

Not Your Average Dentist

We took a few minutes to speak with Jill, business manager of Riverside Dental, to find out more about the business and how they have built such an incredible online reputation.

The first thing we wanted to know was how Riverside Dental separates themselves from other dentists and the reason why they believe clients should choose them. Here is what Jill had to say:

“Our experience and our thoroughness really make a difference when evaluating dental providers. Together with our state of the art technology, it’s a hard combination to beat.”

We also wanted to find out what is the mission of Riverside Dental and how they feel like they make their community a better place. Jill explained that their entire team is dedicated to improving oral health in the community. They want to increase each patient’s level of confidence and allow them to be as comfortable as possible during their visit.

Building Success Through Experience

We also asked Jill how Riverside Dental has built their amazing online reputation. Jill let us in on their secret:

“Dr. Vesterso is a local. She has been practicing in the industry for 11 years and has a wealth of knowledge. One key factor is that the doctor has a family of her own, and that has helped her become a dental expert in varying age ranges.”

There are many businesses that would love to achieve the level of success that Riverside Dental has achieved, so we asked Jill to provide some advice to those seeking guidance. Here is what Jill said:

“The services you provide are very important for reviews. You have to cater to your patients and make them feel like they’re a part of your practice instead of just a name or number in the system.”

Congratulations to the team at Riverside Dental for being a 2019 Top Rated Local award winner, and thank you so much, Jill, for taking the time to speak with us! Learn more about this business online today.

North Dakota’s Top Rated Local® Dentists Award Winner: Polished Dental

Top Rated Local® is pleased to announce that Polished Dental is an award winner for dentists in 2019.

If you are looking for an excellent local dentist with years of experience and hundreds of positive reviews, look no further than this award-winning company!

Polished Dental has received hundreds of overwhelmingly positive reviews across four different verified sites with an average rating of 4.99 stars, earning them an impressive Rating Score™ of 98.91 and two 2019 Top Rated Local awards for ranking as one of the top three dentists and one of the top 15 businesses in all of North Dakota!

Here’s just one of their many five-star reviews:

“I can’t say enough great things about this office! We love them, including the warm greeting when we enter, the friendly hygienists and the doctors. [They] are all ready to help you get the best smile possible! They will answerany questions and never leave you feeling hurried! We love you polished Dental Staff! Thanks for helping Bismarck smile big!” – Nickie B.

It is because of excellent reviews like this that Polished Dental is now able to call themselves a Top Rated Local award winner!

Not Your Average Dentists

We were excited to learn all about how Polished Dental has been able to build such an impressive reputation, so we sat down with the manager, Dawn. The first thing we wanted to know was what it is that makes Polished Dental stand apart from their local competitors. Dawn shared that at Polished Dental, the clients are treated like family. As a business that has been operating for 30 years (four as Polished Dental), they know the importance of having a genuine staff.

We asked Dawn to share Polished Dental’s mission. She said:

“Work one day at a time, and do the best work you can provide. Each patient gets the best work possible; the doctors never rush through them.”

Building Success Through Communication

In addition to excellent customer reviews and word-of-mouth referrals, Polished Dental has also marketed their business through the use of Facebook ads, local magazines, phone books, and, at one point, they had even distributed flyers.

There are many businesses out there that are looking to build as impressive a reputation as Polished Dental has managed to. We asked if Dawn could share any expert advice to these companies. Here’s what she had to say:

“Success depends on a lot of communication; it involves trust in all the employees, and trust in the doctor. Work together as a team. Customer service is key.”


Congratulations to Polished Dental for being a 2019 Top Rated Local award winner, and special thanks to Dawn for taking the time to speak with us!