Dr. Goeckeritz loves being a part of the Draper community and serving its residents. He is a Utah native born and raised in the Cottonwood area and moved to Draper in 1994. He attended the University of Utah where he graduated in 2004 with a B.A. in German. After graduating from the U of U, Dr. Goeckeritz moved his family to Richmond, Virginia so he could attend Virginia Commonwealth University School of Dentistry. While in Virginia, Dr. Goeckeritz was selected with four other classmates to participate in a dental service mission to Jamaica. In a small village located outside of Duncans, Jamaica, they were able to address and treat the dental needs of the local people. This life changing experience became the foundation for a continuing desire to provide service for those who need it, and a passion for community and volunteer service. Dr. Goeckeritz earned his Doctorate of Dental Surgery (DDS) in General Dentistry.He graduated from VCU School of Dentistry as one of the top in his class, earning the highest honors achievable as a student and numerous awards and scholarships for his study and dedication to the field of Dentistry. During his years in Virginia, he sought to learn the latest developments in cosmetic and reconstructive dentistry. After returning to Utah, Dr. Goeckeritz worked for Dr. Spencer Woodbury in a high end cosmetic and family dental office, as well as with Dr. Spencer Wagner in a pediatric dental office. He truly enjoyed this time to refine his skills and garner what he could from two very good and experienced dentists. Dr. Goeckeritz settled his family in Draper as soon as they returned from Virginia. One year later, he was afforded the opportunity to purchase and establish his practice in Draper. After working tirelessly for months, he opened his doors and welcomed both old and new patients to his practice. Dr. Goeckeritz was very excited to begin a new practice in which he was able to take all that he had learned over the years and combine it with the latest advances in the dental field to create a truly unique dental experience. His education and training, as well as his treatment philosophies are always focused on his patients and their needs. Dr. Goeckeritz is thrilled to be in Draper and looks forward to providing you with the highest quality dental care. It is his goal to offer the best service available to you and become a dentist you truly trust and love. Dr. Goeckeritz is a member of the Following organizations: Academy of General Dentistry American Dental Association Utah Dental Association Academy of LDS Dentists Draper Chamber of Commerce Dr. Goeckeritz also provides a dental assisting school for those interested in entering the dental field. To learn more about the dental assisting school, please visit our site: Premier Dental Assisting School Of Utah
What makes your practice special when compared with others in the area?
Falling Creek Dental stands out as a leader in technology and patient care. Our team is committed to fostering long term relationships with patients and their families and friends. As a family dentist, we serve patients of all ages. We are your go to source for all of your dental needs, from full mouth reconstruction to teeth whitening, in the Draper area. We hope to become an extension of your circle of family and friends. At Falling Creek Dental in Draper Utah, we specialize in being your family dentist for all your dental care needs. Our services include teeth whitening, dental implants, Invisalign Orthodontics, Clear Correct Orthodontics, white composite fillings, all porcelain crowns and bridges, root canals, extractions, emergencies, and full mouth reconstruction. Even if you are visiting Falling Creek Dental for just a routine check up, we want your experience to be inviting and pleasant. Come relax in our state of the art dental facility, with personal TV/Satellite in each chair and nitrous oxide (laughing gas) for those a little more anxious. We look forward to being your family dentist. We are located just off the freeway in Draper Utah. Falling Creek Dental accepts most insurances and forms of payment, including convenient in-office financing. We want to be your dentist in Draper Utah.
What are you and your team proud of at your practice?
Falling Creek Dental is focused on quality and value. We strive to maintain competitive prices while utilizing all available technology and business best practices. This allows our patients to experience superior service during their entire visit, and during the recovery period. We understand the need for patient and doctor to be on the same page and we thrive on creating relationships with our patients. We take the time with each patient to establish understanding and education of all treatments. This allows each and every patient that walks through our doors a comfortable and enjoyable experience. We also value our patient's time and the office visit is our priority. The Falling Creek Dental team is veteran in the field of dentistry. Each one of our team players has numerous years of experience and expertise. We continually seek to build our knowledge and talents by investing significantly in the latest continuing education. This makes us leaders in cosmetic dentistry as well as general dentistry.