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Meet Scott Elder, DDS

Meet Scott Elder, DDS

Salt Lake Dental Clinic is a local and privately owned and operated dental office in Holladay, Utah. We pride ourselves on how much we love our patients, the mutual trust we have with each other and how incredibly hard we try to do what is right for all of our patients. Dr. Elder graduated from Creighton University School of Dentistry and earned awards from virtually every department of dentistry. He loves restoring teeth and he prides himself on trying to do what’s right for each patient.

Dr. Scott Elder has earned a reputation for his personable care and broad skillset as an emergency dentist in Utah who specializes in cosmetic dentistry and provides general oral care for individuals and families. The variety of Dr. Elder’s Utah dental practice resembles the conglomeration of schooling, awards, and certificates that he has received on his way to becoming the best cosmetic dentist in the Salt Lake Valley. Outside of the office, you can find Scott on the back 9 improving his golf swing or spending time with his family on the ski slopes.


  • Graduated Creighton University School of Dentistry May 2012
  • Outstanding Achievement in Operative Dentistry from the Academy of Operative Dentistry
  • Dental Implant Student Award from the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons
  • Quintessence Award for Academic Achievement from the Quintessence Publishing Company
  • Department of Endodontics Research Award
  • Dr. Joseph M. Simpson award for Aesthetic Restorative Dentistry

Our Talented Team

At Salt Lake Dental Clinic, you are surrounded by friendly, hard-working dental professionals who care about all of our patients. Our Utah dentist, team, and patients are all like a happy family. We maintain a positive atmosphere, so each patient can feel more comfortable and at ease during treatment. Dr. Elder believes dentistry is about craftsmanship. Our team gladly does what is necessary to make each patient’s dental care of the highest quality possible. If you have questions about our dental office in Salt Lake City, Utah, call our office at (801) 278-7100. We can’t wait to meet you!

Dentistry unmatched.

We doubt you’ll find another dentist around who can match the quality of dentistry we deliver and the trusted relationships we build here. We truly care, and it shows.

Trusted Relationships
At Salt Lake Dental Clinic, our team is dedicated to serving you with the best dentistry around. We do this by building trusted relationships together and getting to know you personally. We are honest in our treatment recommendations and will always keep your best interests and overall health in mind. We are a team you can trust.

Quality Dentistry
The quality dentistry we deliver is awesome! There’s just no other way to say it! Our services are planned and executed according to your individual needs and done so at the hands of experts who truly care about you. You will be in the most capable hands here!

Welcoming Environment
We know how much the environment of an office can add to your overall experience with us. Everyone is welcome here! No matter your background or oral health condition, we look forward to meeting you and will do all we can to help you feel at ease.

Caring Team Members
One of the things our patients like most about our practice is how good we make them feel. Our kind and compassionate team works hard to ensure that your care is gentle and individualized. We are good listeners and ready to assist you in any way.

Customized Services
From routine family dentistry to more complex services in cosmetic, restorative and implant dentistry, we can meet most patients’ needs right here in our practice. However, we also have a great network of specialists who we aren’t afraid to call upon when needed. This means you will always be getting the highest quality of care focused on your individual needs.

Lasting Solutions
Because you mean more to us than a tooth to be fixed, we always seek treatments that provide long-term solutions, not just quick fixes. Protecting your teeth is far more important to us than continually working on them. We hope to be your dentist for life, but we want you to have great oral health for life too!