We are a dedicated team of highly qualified directors, technicians, and staff committed to quality service and exceptional customer experience. Our people have passion for dentistry and are committed to earning customers for life, making our doctors successful and their patients happy is our priority. Our dedication is undeniable and our enthusiasm, consistency and superiority are clear in the products we deliver.
Mark has over forty years of experience in the Dental Lab industry. He holds a bachelor’s degree from Brigham Young University, and is a Certified Dental Technician. He has also studied at the distinguished Staub-Cranial Institute in Germany. Mark was the owner of Alpine Dental Laboratory, a full service laboratory producing $2.5 million in annual sales in 2009. He sold this lab and his next venture was to start up Digital Dentures LLC as a research facility for Staub-Cranial to provide removable services. Not long after, Mark and his wife Lynette moved to Europe and served doing voluntary work from 2012-2014.
After returning home Mark re-opened Digital Dentures LLC turning it into Nature’s Smiles, and expanded his services to provide quality removable prosthetics for dentists in Utah and surrounding states. His concept is to bring the laboratory services close to the client, and features an intimate environment where the patient’s need for quick turnaround, with exceptional quality, is provided. Mark is also completing a landmark research study on the Staub-Cranial technology comparing it to conventional fabrication methods. This promising research, along with positioning the company to implement new developments in digital fabrication, places Nature’s Smiles at the forefront of innovation. Mark finds great pleasure in helping others feel comfortable and natural in their dental fixtures, whatever they may be. He has a beautiful wife and children, some of which work with him in Nature’s Smiles offices. He is a family man and enjoys serving others.
Raul Garay received his DDS in 1986 from the National University of El Salvador. He has worked in dental labs for over twenty years and is an onsite expert and leader in the dental lab industry. He has owned and managed several dental labs and is the lab manager for one of Nature’s Smiles offices, located in Murray, Utah. He is responsible for the overall production of the Murray office, training employees on best technical practices and completes all types of removable products.
Raul loves to help people achieve beautiful smiles, he is extremely hard working, and people enjoy having him around for a good laugh. He runs several miles every day to stay healthy and enjoys watching all kinds of sports, especially soccer. He has been married to Corina for 41 years and has 5 incredible children. He loves his family and is always spending time with them whenever possible.
John Schiess has worked in the dental laboratory industry for eighteen years. He completed school for dental assisting and received his state certification from Mountainland Applied Technology College in 2000. His skills not only involve creating quality removable dentures, but also crown and bridge and implant technology. He is certified for Ivoclar Vivadent on all 4 as well as in the Staub Cranial system, in which he actually trained directly with Carl Staub.
John has worked in labs in Utah and Oregon and in 2017 he started managing Nature’s Smiles’ Orem office. John’s productive philosophy matches perfectly with Nature’s Smiles concept of blending science, art, and nature in every restoration. He finds his work rewarding by knowing he is helping people with their smiles. John likes spending time outdoors whenever possible with his wife Jamie and their two children, Eden and Jack.
Justin Snyder has over sixteen years of digital and networking experience, including three years working for Shared Medical Systems, a renown medical systems and software provider. During these three years Justin oversaw the implementation of multiple physician clinical patient management system, along with other various software packages and systems at facilities across the nation. His experience is multi-faceted and crosses diverse industries; he has successfully implemented and supported numerous digital equipment and services.
Justin loves learning new things and is excited about developing digital dentures and other digital dentistry appliances. He is focused on bringing new technological advances to the Nature’s Smiles dental laboratory. He and his wife Becky live in Murray, Utah. Justin loves music, he has created a handful of original piano compositions and is currently learning the guitar.
Robert Seiter graduated with an associate’s degree from Utah Valley University in 2010. He has worked in his father’s dental lab from the age of sixteen, and he began his journey as a delivery driver and working in the model room. Alongside his father, Mark Seiter, Robert learned the in’s and out’s of the dental laboratory business. He has extensive training and has been working as a dental lab technician for over five years. He is now head over the Clearfield office, and he manages day to day production and is responsible for repairs and creation of new dental appliances. Robert finds passion on providing quality removables to the community. Robert works with his wife and has two beautiful children that he loves spending time with.
Our professional affiliation with these leading dental organizations reinforces our credibility within the dental community and our ongoing commitment to continued education. Nature’s Smiles staff are committed to pursuing excellence and improvement. We partner with other industry leaders to ensure impeccable service, technology and care at all times.