Dr. Born graduated from Creighton University School of Dentistry in 1980. He spent five years in the U.S. Army as a dentist before settling in Las Cruces. Dr. Born is a Fellow of the Academy of General Dentistry, Fellow of the American Institute of Oral Biology and a member of the International Pierre Fauchard Academy. He has held multiple positions within the New Mexico Dental Association. His experience includes all phases of dental treatment to include general, restorative and cosmetic dentistry and oral surgery. He is confident managing oral health care of young children to our senior population. Dr. Born seeks to remain in the forefront of advances in the dental profession in all the comfortable, safe and patient friendly environment. Dr. Born remains actively involved in Las Cruces organizations and NMSU sports activities. He is an avid swimmer, biker and runner. Dr. Born is a member of San Albino Basilica.
Dr. Lauren K. Cunningham provides comprehensive care to patients of all ages. She completed her undergraduate degree in biology at NMSU and graduated from Creighton University School of Dentistry in 2005. Dr. Cunningham has been practicing dentistry in the Las Cruces area for 13 years. She continues to help grow the dental community through her work with the Dona Ana Community College Dental Hygiene Program. She has served as an instructor and interim program director for the program for many years. When she is not practicing dentistry she enjoys a variety of outdoor activities such as swimming, biking and running and taking in the beauty and weather that Southern New Mexico has to offer. Being active and making a lasting impact on the community is important to Dr. Cunningham. As a member of the local Soroptimist organization, she helped to establish and organize two successful running fundraisers that benefit St. Luke's Healthcare for the Homeless -- The Soroptimist of Las Cruces Turkey Trot and the Run with your Doc!
Dr. C. Dale Brown has been in private practice for 38 years. He enjoys doing fillings, crowns, bridges and restoring dental implants. He works with experienced dental specialists in town to get great results. He believes in the great staff at the practice, most of whom have been with him for more than 20 years. Dr. Brown graduated from New Mexico State University with a Bachelors of Arts in Chemistry and a Bachelors of Science in Biology. He attended Tufts University School of Dental Medicine in Boston, MA and was awarded a Doctor of Dental Medicine degree. While in dental school he was fortunate to become the recipient of a U. S. Public Health Service Scholarship. After dental school Dr. Brown worked for two years at Zuni Pueblo for the US Public Health Service, Indian Health Service, and then moved to Las Cruces, NM to establish his private practice. Besides restoring teeth, he enjoys other restoration projects, (one old house and one old vending machine). He works in the yard and around the house and tries to make it to the gym a few times a week. Dr. Brown is married and has two children--each who live on an opposite coast. He and his family love to travel and enjoy an occasional fishing trip.