Dr. Douglas W. Pulsipher
“After more than 40 years dentistry is still my passion. There are so many new advances in technology and the delivery of dental care it will always keep my interest. I have always been an avid student and I always will be. I love dentistry!”
Dr. Douglas W. Pulsipher attended Brigham Young University from 1967 – 1968 and 1971 – 1972. He served a two year mission in Chile for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints from 1968 – 1970. He earned his Doctor of Dental Surgery Degree from Northwestern University Dental School (Chicago) in 1976. He has been in private practice since 1976. In 1977 he established Division Street Dental Group in Lancaster, California and practiced dentistry there until 2004. Some of his Lancaster patients commute to Coeur d’Alene from California to continue to receive his care. He established Riverstone Dental Care in 2004 and is a resident of Coeur d’Alene. He and his wife Sally are the parents of six children and twenty grandchildren. Two of his daughters are dental hygienists, a son-in-law is a Spokane dentist and his youngest son, John, joined Riverstone Dental Care in 2008 after graduating from USC School of Dentistry. They are truly a dental family.
Dr. Pulsipher served on the Board of Directors of the LDS Academy of Dentists providing dental care for the needy throughout the world. As a general dentist, he has extensive experience in all areas of family dentistry including: Cosmetic Dentistry; Root Canals; Crowns, Bridges, Dentures; Extractions, Implants, Wisdom Teeth Removal; Periodontal Therapy; Children’s Dentistry, and Invisalign. He is a graduate of the Straight Wire Orthodontic Foundation. He is a member of the American Dental Association and the Idaho State Dental Association. He is now retired from dentistry but serves as a consultant to Riverstone Dental Care.