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Welcome to Desert Peaks Dental, Your Family Dental Practice in Las Cruces, NM

Welcome! The dental professionals at Desert Peaks Dental are pleased to welcome you to our practice. Over 60 years of combined experience of our dentists, waiting to create the smile you have always dreamed of. We want all our patients to be informed decision makers and fully understand any health issues you face. That's why we've developed a web site loaded with valuable information about dental and dental problems and treatments. We encourage you to visit this site whenever you have concern about your teeth.

Our web site also provides you with background about our, staff, office hours, insurance policies, appointment procedures, maps, directions to our office in and other useful information. We know how hectic life can be and are committed to making our practice convenient and accessible. And we want you to feel confident that when you choose , you're working with doctors and other professionals who are qualified, experienced and caring. Ontime appointments that fit into your busy schedule, front desk agents to greet you as you arrive along with a pleasant experience with every treatment procedure, we want to be your family dentist of choice! 

Our Mission Statement 

We strive to provide quality care with the goal that our patients will not be with us for just one or two visits but that they will be our patients for the rest of their lives.

Please take a few moments to look through this site to get a better feel for Desert Peaks Dentals capabilities and services. We also invite you to email or call our office at any time to request an appointment or ask any questions. We look forward to meeting you! Thank you.

Meet Our Staff

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  • Dr. Roberto Espinoza, DDS

    Born and raised in New Mexico, Dr. Espinoza knew he wanted to be a dentist at more...

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Hours of Operation

Our Regular Schedule


7:30 AM-5:00 PM


7:30 AM-5:00 PM


7:30 AM-5:00 PM


7:30 AM-5:00 PM







What our patients are saying about the care they receive


  • "Everyone was so nice and caring totally going back"
    Gissel G.
  • "Absolutely fantastic people at Desert Peaks all around, from the front desk to the xray techs, the hygienists and the dentists. Professional, courteous, caring, prompt and tender. I've never seen a better team of people. Thank you Desert Peaks team!"
    James G.
  • "Dr. Espinosa and Robin are so kind and proficient."
    John L.
  • "The staff at desert peaks are friendly and professional. I would recommend them to anyone who cares about their teeth. Thanks"
    Deborah S.
  • "Went in for my semi-annual cleaning and met Renee. She was friendly, gentle and wonderful. My family and I have been patients with them through two previous dentists and now with Dr. Espinosa and have always had the best care. I highly recommend Desert Peaks Dental!!"
    Kathy K.
  • "It was a great visit. Very patient-oriented"
    Rosella H.
  • "Andrea was my hygienist and I couldn’t have felt more comfortable in her chair (as I usually get a bit of anxiety at the dentist). I enjoyed the experience from beginning to end."
    Joseph R.
  • "Dr. Espinoza is fantastic! Andrea did a phenomenal cleaning, and I was so happy about how friendly the atmosphere was!"
    Brandi S.
  • "Fast friendly service."
    Susie R.
  • "Very friendly and knowledgeable staff. Great experience."
    Kristen A.
  • "Dr. Espinoza explained the treatment plan for my son's Wisdom teeth and some other needed work. We have a way to get past this and a plan for home care. The staff was very nice and informative."
    JL J.
  • "Great staff from front door to the hygienist and assistants. Dr. Espinoza was very informative and took his time during my exam . Very impressed!"
    Amanda S.
  • "Great dental office. My experience (yesterday) was that everyone from check-in, to Dr. Espinoza, to the hygienist and through check-out was friendly, methodical and capable. Andrea was my hygienist and is wonderful. All concerns, both mine and those found by the dentist and hygienist, were discussed and a course of action followed."
    Mark K.
  • "Professional and courteous. They didn't pressure me that work must be done or else! Can't wait to visit them again. Great Doctor & staff."
    Martin M.
  • "Really good experience every time. Every employee from front office to hygienists to dentists are professional and helpful as well as friendly!"
    Rebecca K.
  • "The service and all staff were great as usual. I highly recommend them to family and friends."
    Tito M.
  • "The office staff is great - very welcoming and helpful. Dr. Pinholster and Julie are professional, gentle and answer all questions. Always on time; no waiting. I highly recommend this practice!"
    Teresa S.
  • "So honestly, expectations weren’t high being I was going to the “dentist” and tried not looking too far into the 5 star reviews. But this is probably the fastest I’ve ever been in and out of the dentist with a plethora of info and future appointments scheduled. Dr. Espinoza was very quick to visit, stayed for questions and honestly probably the dopest personality I’ve encountered from a dentist. Glad I found this place and will continue to get my dental work done here."
    Nicholas H.
  • "Great staff all around! Fast and thorough!"
    Lyla R
  • "Great, friendly service!"
    Roman J.
  • "Very friendly and helpful staff. Great dental hygienists!"
    Lorena G.
  • "Very friendly and professional"
  • "This is by far the best dental place in las cruces, they are friendly and very knowledgeable."
    Gilbert S.
  • "Great people providing exceptional service."
    Mark B.
  • "Just met the new dentist and staff. They are caring and compassionate. I will miss all of the staff and Dr. Pinholster as I have known them over 30 years! Best of luck to all of them. I will continue receiving care at Desert Peak Dental."
    Judith P.
  • "Wonderful service! Laura Carreon is wonderful!"
    Benjamin B.
  • "I had a lot done today and I have to say that I had very little discomfort. This was a very good experience. I'm usually a big baby when it comes to needles in my mouth."
    Lora K.
  • "Great staff. Lorena is a gem!"
    Mikki S.
  • "Great service, I just had my teeth clean this time hopefully things will change so things get back to normal. Everybody whom I saw today were very professional and courteous and would like to thank the staff"
    Joe M.
  • "Perfect experience! Staff is super nice and professional. I recommend 100%"
    Lewis M.
  • "Absolutely fantastic people! Professional, courteous, and prompt. Thank you Desert Peaks!"
    James G.
  • "I had my cleaning for the first time with the new company Desert Peaks. It was a great experience. From the friendly receptionist, the patient dental assistant, to my long time Dental Hygienist, and my new Dentist. Thank you Dr. Plue, Laura, & Charmaine for a stress-free visit. I can’t wait to see you all again in 6 months. Thank you."
    Andrew A.
  • "Laura has been my hygienist for many years; always does a fantastic job!"
    Diane M.