Welcome to Village Dentistry

"My goal is to constantly expand my knowledge and consistently integrate the latest techniques, technology, and materials into my work so my patients enjoy the world-class quality of care they deserve.”

JOhn Upton, DDS

Overall Wellness

Your Health Starts
with Your Mouth

The mouth is the window into the body—what affects it can influence your overall wellness, and it can also show signs of whole health problems. We keep this in mind at all times, which allows us to do much more than simply give our patients attractive and functional smiles.

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What Makes Us Different


With us, you aren’t just a number that goes towards a quota. We form strong bonds of trust with our patients by giving them plenty of personalized attention.

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Individualized Approach

What is best for someone else may not be ideal for you. Your needs are unique, and your dental care will reflect this every step of the way.

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Experience & Technology

Dr. Upton has over 35 years of experience, and he works hard to stay up to date with the most effective dental techniques and technology.

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Sedona’s Trusted Dentist

Meet Dr. Upton

While he initially thought he wanted to be an architect, Dr. Upton eventually found his home in dentistry, and he has been proudly serving patients for over 35 years. Throughout the decades, he has trained at renowned post-graduate education programs including the Pankey Institute, Las Vegas Institute, and the Foundation for Advanced Continuing Education. He is also among the elite tier of dentists that has a Mastership in the Academy of General Dentistry, demonstrating his commitment to perpetually learning and improving.

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5-Star Dental Services

Our Patients Love Us

“Always great attention to detail in explanations! Very responsive to 'emergent' occurrences as well.”

Ann P., Sedona, AZ

“Everyone here is amazing & very professional. I’m glad to have found my new Dentist”

Andrew P., Sedona, AZ

“Always a great visit with Dr Upton and his professional staff. They have always been very thorough with me on exam and then explaining anything I may have a question on. Highly recommend their practice.”

Donna K., Sedona, AZ
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Our Featured Services

Recreating the Beauty of Mother Nature

No matter which service you need or want, Dr. Upton will take a biomimetic approach to your care. This means he will prioritize preserving your oral tissues versus removing them and focus on giving you a subtle, natural-looking result that will make others think you simply won the genetic lottery.

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Right Around the Corner

You’ll find us at 6446 AZ-179 Unit 201, meaning we are conveniently located for the whole Verde Valley. In addition to Sedona itself, patients from Cottonwood, Cornville, Lake Montezuma, Rimrock, Camp Verde, Prescott, and Flagstaff can easily get to us without having to deal with downtown traffic.

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