Our Story and Philosophy

At Foothills Family Dental, we pride ourselves on offering a wide range of outstanding dental procedures to patients of all ages. Nestled in Old Town Fort Collins just south of Mulberry on College Avenue, our practice is built on the pillars of quality dental care and excellent service. Our mission is to make top-tier dental care accessible to everyone, integrating advanced technology and creating tailored treatment plans for a uniquely comfortable patient experience.

Our Expert Dental Team

Dr. Richard J. Pass

With over 20 years of experience in the dental field, Dr. Pass is not just a skilled dentist but also a compassionate caregiver. His journey from Yorkshire, England, to Fort Collins, CO, has been filled with academic and professional achievements. His expertise in implant dentistry and gum grafting, coupled with his dedication to global dental health, makes him an exceptional leader in our practice.

Dr. Jesse James Gonzalez

Dr. Gonzalez commitment to dental excellence has been recognized by peers and patients alike in Fort Collins for 13 years. His accolades, including being named a 5280 Magazine’s Top Dentist and his active involvement in the community, are testaments to his passion for dental care and his patient-first approach.

Our Commitment to the Community

As a family-oriented practice, we focus on educating our patients, from children to adults, about oral hygiene and preventative care. Our community-centric approach extends beyond the clinic, as we actively participate in local health initiatives and charity events.

Our Mission

Our goal is to ensure that every individual who walks through our doors receives comprehensive and compassionate dental care. Through our in-office dental benefits plan, we strive to make dental care affordable and accessible, especially for those without insurance.

Expert Emergency Dental Care in Fort Collins

At Foothills Family Dental, we extend our commitment to the Fort Collins community by providing urgent and expert emergency dental care. Dr. Richard J. Pass and Dr. Jesse James Gonzalez, renowned for their expertise and compassion, are ready to assist you during dental emergencies. Whether it’s a severe toothache, a broken tooth, or a dental accident, our emergency services are designed to address your needs promptly and efficiently. We understand the importance of immediate care and strive to ensure that all our patients receive the highest level of dental treatment, especially in urgent situations. Trust us to be there for you when you need us the most.

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