A Brighter Dental Experience

Meet Our Dentist Dr. Richard Hughes

Dr. Richard Hughes is one of the most renowned and compassionate dentists practicing today, with over 30 years of experience dedicated to the inspired, focused results his patients enjoy.

Since earning his Doctorate of Dental Medicine from the University of Louisville, Dr. Hughes has continued his education through some of the most highly regarded institutions in the country.

A native of Utah, Dr. Hughes resides in Sandy where is involved with the community and his patients in the area. He and his wife Cindy, have been married over 40 years and have been blessed with three children and 8 grandchildren. Dr. Hughes enjoys the outdoors and can often be found pursuing cycling, sometimes logging over 4,000 miles a year.

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Dentist in Sandy, UT

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Quality Dental Care, Made Kind of Fun


New Patient Forms

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Healthy Smile Program

A healthy smile and better dental health doesn’t have to be a strain on your financial health either. We have developed the Healthy Smile Program for our clients.


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See Our Reviews

They are amazing! Every single person is so friendly and welcoming. And Dr. Hughes’ singing is phenomenal!.


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Our Team

Dr. Richard Hughes

Dentist DMD

Marlo Dillman

Office Manager [ Insurance Manager ]

Sheri Ferguson

Dental Hygienist

Our Services


General Dentistry

Many ailments such as autoimmune diseases and even heart disease can be greatly amplified by many common oral problems.

Oral and dental health is directly related to the overall, and even specific health of your entire body...

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Dental Implants

Improve your Confidence and Health with Dental Implants.

Dental implants are permanent anchors which integrate with the jawbone to provide a stable base for long-term tooth replacement...

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Teeth Whitening

Enjoy a great smile.

Far more effective and safer than drug store solutions, a professional whitening treatment program will help you achieve your goals with a great looking and natural outcome...

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Cosmetic Dentistry

Many people have things they don’t like about their smile. Often, people won’t show their teeth in pictures and even keep their hands over their mouth when speaking and laughing. Many of these problems can be easily corrected by cosmetic dentistry....

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Healthy Smile Program

Altaview Dental Care Healthy Smile Program.

A healthy smile and better dental health doesn’t have to be a strain on your financial health either.

We have developed the Healthy Smile Program for our clients...

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What our patients are saying...

"I really like Dr Hughes and his staff! He’s very genuine and honest and always tells me in detail about my options and makes sure I understand everything about them. His assistants are fun and nice and the ladies up front are awesome! I would highly recommend this dentist office! 2"

"The office staff is fantastic, particularly Marlo the office manager. I really enjoy her refreshing fun personality. I lost a crown and she was nice enough to meet me on the weekend to fix it, when the office was closed! Very easy to work with."

"Love this dentist and the whole crew. Safe, friendly and thorough! Best technology and awesome staff"

"5 stars! Love this dentist and the whole crew! A++"

"They are amazing! Every single person is so friendly and welcoming. And Dr. Hughes’ singing is phenomenal!"

"Really really awesome staff and service!"

"Alta view dental care is the best dentist office I've been to. I'm totally terrified of dentists and Dr Hughes was very kind and caring and made my experience great. Their entire office staff is amazing and goes out of their way to get you you the most affordable and best dental care you can reciev…"

"Dr Hughes and Becky are super great. I just moved to Utah from LA and I never thought I’d find the right dentist for me and this is it! So welcoming and you feel at home. They make me feel as comfortable as possible and are so detail oriented walking me through all the steps and reassuring me that …"

"Great, friendly staff. Good location, and very kid friendly"

"This dentist is by far the best and most caring dentist in the world. The assistant Becky is so kind and just puts your mind at ease. I hate dentists but will forever go here."

"After not seeing a dentist for a few years, I was quite hesitant to go back. After combing through Yelp views, I stumbled upon Alta View's high ratings and am glad I did! Dr Hughes, his hygienist and office staff was the perfect choice! All staff was extremely friendly and made me feel very comfor…"

"Awesome experience! Highly recommend Alta View Dental to anyone needing quality dental work in the SLC valley."

"Really impressed with Alta View Dental! Thank you!"

"I called the dentist on December 26 and he came right in was awesome will go back and see him again"

"If you're reading this review.... You probably don't have anyone close to you in the Salt Lake valley, with an opinion (on local dentists) that you can trust. Not that you can trust me either, but I'll tell you what I've learned over the last ~15 years with Dr. Hughes and his staff. You can see for…"

"Dr Hughes and his staff are the best! Dr Hughes actually called me the day after a procedure to make sure I was doing ok I’ve never had a dentist do that before 😊."

"The office manager isvery knowledgeable and so friendly! The staff is incredible professional and polite."

"Great family dentist. I am thankful that this office does not try to upsale or do things that are not needed. Friendly, honest and warm. Marlo is the best addition to this office she really knows how to explain everything and is always willing to help you out."

"Look, I seldom go to the dentist. There's a considerable fear involved because previous dentists just never used enough anesthesia, so the experience has always been torturous for me. Unfortunately, my tooth broke, and after placing several calls, Marlo, the office manager, took mercy. Not only d…"

"Very friendly, caring and professional."


9844 S 1300 E #340, Sandy, UT 84094

Phone: (801) 572-4261

Office Hours

MON - THU 7:30 am - 5:00 pm

FRI - SUN Closed

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Email: [email protected]

Call: (801) 572-4261