Dr. Roger Briggs

Dentist, DDS

Dr. Roger Briggs was born and raised in Montana. He moved to Arizona as a Freshman in High School. While in High School he got his pilot’s license and also met the young lady he married. He was accepted into Loma Linda University School of Dentistry where he obtained his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree.

He started his practice near the empty intersection of Shea Blvd. and Scottsdale Rd. where he has practiced since 1973. He has a passionate love for the dental profession and has served as president of the Central Arizona Dental Society and was one of the founders of The Mission of Mercy program. The Mission of Mercy program serves the needs of the homeless and needy people of the Phoenix area every year in early December. Dr. Briggs has two sons and a daughter. The eldest son partners with him in the dental practice and his daughter is one of the members of the hygiene team. Son Stephen works in Arizona State government and has been involved in many civilian foreign trips and service programs. Dr. Briggs enjoys hunting, fishing, snow skiing, his dog Tucker, time at the cabin and spending time with his lovely wife Janet and their six grandchildren.

Community Service

  • Leader of dental mission program to treat orphans in Mexico, Nicaragua, and India
  • Developed dental program for Phoenix Center For Homeless and Drug Rehabilitation


Dr. Briggs is recognized by his peers and since starting his own practice in 1973, he has remained active in many dental organizations:

  • Member of American Dental Association
  • Member of Arizona State Dental Association
  • Member of Arizona Dental Association
  • Member of Central Arizona Dental Society
  • Association of Clinical Sleep Disorders Discipline 2010
  • American Academy of Sleep Medicine 2010
  • President of Central Arizona Dental Society – 2008
  • President elect Central Arizona Dental Society – 2007
  • Vice President of Central Arizona Dental Society – 2006
  • Faculty, Department of Restorative Dentistry, Loma Linda University School of Dentistry – 1995-2004
  • Member of Century club Loma Linda University School of dentistry
  • Charter member of International Academy of Laser Dentistry
  • Fellow International College of Dentistry Honor Society
  • Fellow in the Pierre Fauchard Academy Honor Society
  • Instructor, Institute Of Laser Dentistry 1989-1991
  • Charter member of International Academy of Laser dentistry
  • Certified Category III Laser Proficiency
  • Arizona Dental Association Grass Roots Network Team Leader to Washington DC
  • Member of Flying Dentist Association
  • Member of the Christian Dental Association
  • Member of the International Congress of Oral Implantology
  • Past Member of the Foundation of Orthodontic Research
  • Founding member of The Arizona Dental Association Foundation



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