Q & A with Dr. David B. Sandquist and Dr. Douglas D. Sandquist
Q: What got you into this specific medical field?
A: Being able to help people!
Q: What landed you in your city, and what is it that you like about the neighborhood?
A: Dr. Dave moved to Las Vegas in 1966, stationed at Nellis Air Force Base and never left. Dr. Doug joined the practice in 1998 and moved to our current location in July of 2000.
Q: Where did you receive your undergraduate and professional degrees, and did you participate in any residencies?
A: Dr. Dave graduated from Loma Linda University School of Dentistry in 1966. Dr. Doug graduated from Loma Linda University School of Dentistry in 1997.
Q: Do you belong to any professional associations?
A: Both doctors are members of the ADA, Nevada Dental Association, Southern Nevada Dental Society, Spear Education Faculty Club Mentors.
Q: What year did you begin practicing?
A: Dr. Dave began private practice in 1968. Dr. Doug began in 1998.
Q: What investments in your practice equipment and facilities have you made?
A: Our practice was the first office in Las Vegas to own and implement CEREC one-visit crowns/restorations in 2000. CO2 Laser Cone Beam CT scanner, digital panoramic X-ray.
Q: What procedures do you feel your practice excels in above others?
A: Restoring missing, broken and worn teeth, and treating jaw joint and bite problems.
Q: What are your office hours?
A: Monday thru Wednesday 7-12 and 1-5
Thursday 7-12 and 1-4, lunch from 12-1
Q: What HMO or PPO providers are you in network with? Do you offer financing?
A: We offer financing through 3rd-party companies, Springstone and CareCredit.
Q: Do you accept any government programs or discount cards?
A: Not at this time.
Q: What are the most challenging parts of your everyday practice?
A: Restoring missing, broken and worn teeth, and treating jaw joint and bite problems. :)
Q: What are the best moments that make it worthwhile?
A: Helping to make one's life better. Seeing the tears of joy when a smile is restored.