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Endodontic & Periodontic
Dental Specialists
in Lake Havasu City

Meet Your Doctors

our services


Root canal treatment that addresses soft pulp tooth issues.


A specialty focused on treating and preventing inflammatory gum disease.

Dental Implants

A long-lasting tooth replacement option for single or multiple missing teeth.

Meet Your Dental Specialists

At Dental Specialists of NW Arizona, we are committed to the highest quality patient care. Our knowledgeable team has created a comfortable and compassionate environment that enables the finest endodontic, periodontic, and dental implant procedures to be performed, addressing your needs and ensuring positive outcomes. We invite you to meet our dental specialists—and are eager to help you feel confident that your care is in good hands as we welcome you to our practice.

Dr. Ryan Lavene

Dr. Ryan is a board-certified endodontist, a dental specialist with over 20 years of experience saving teeth.



Dr. Rebecca Lavene

Dr. Rebecca is a board-certified periodontist and military veteran that has been recognized for her research and commitment to customized patient care.


Accreditations and Associations:

Our Specialty Procedures

Dental Implants

Implants offer a secure and natural-looking way to address missing teeth and restore your smile.


This procedure may be performed to regenerate the jawbone in order to support a dental implant, denture, partial or improve esthetics.


Gum recession can be treated with various treatment options, including all natural and biologic tissue grafting.

Emergency Dental Care

When a need is urgent, we are happy to offer patients immediate care to help alleviate pain and deliver timely treatment.

Real Patient Reviews

"Dr. Rebecca is very kind and informative. She walks you through each step & takes time with you, making sure your questions are answered. I highly recommend her and her team, they are great! "

- Debi C M


"Dr Ryan and his assistant Lexi are awesome! My root canal went flawless! Thank you I recommend Dental Specialists of NW Arizona to everyone!! "

Mark N


"Dr Rebecca is amazing. Kind, gentle, no fear, no pain kind of Dentist, oral surgeon, . I had Tori (extra Bones) that grow in the mouth, removed. Didn’t hurt a bit and recovery was fast! "

Susan M


"Rebecca and Ryan, thank you so much for getting my root canal done (on a Saturday, no less). I feel so much better. You guys went way above and beyond to take care of me, thank you, thank you, thank you! "

Julie S-R


"Thanks Ryan and Rebecca. So happy with my results. I am smiling now! "

Amy H


Before & After Photos

Our practice believes that a beautiful smile and optimal dental health can truly transform a person’s life and enhance their overall wellbeing. As such, the team at Dental Specialists of NW Arizona are proud to invite you to peruse our gallery of before and after photos that feature some of our practice’s former and current patients.


New Patient Forms

Dental Specialists of NW Arizona is committed to offering all of our patients an easy and streamlined process when scheduling and attending an appointment. As such, we invite you to access and complete all new patient forms prior to your first visit. Save time and ensure your appointment is efficient by completing forms in advance.


Additional Procedures


Sinus Lift (Bone Augmentation)

Also known as maxillary sinus floor augmentation, this procedure increases the amount of bone in the upper sinus cavity to enable dental implant treatment.


Ridge Preservation

This procedure ensures that an empty socket has sufficient bone after tooth extraction and may be performed to facilitate dental implant therapy.


Tooth Extractions

Tooth extractions can address decay, cracks, fractures, trauma and can also make room for other teeth when crowding is present.


Oral Pathology

Tissue growths or lesions may require evaluation, biopsy or even removal to ensure maximum oral health.


Crown Lengthening

This procedure adjusts the gum tissue and bone levels around a tooth to allow fabrication of a secure fitting crown or other restoration.


Osseous Surgery

A specialized surgical therapy to help manage periodontal disease with the goal of saving & maintaining teeth.

Team Approach to Care

At Dental Specialists of NW Arizona, teamwork is central to our mission and to fulfilling our care delivery model. We do not simply seek to treat a dental condition; rather, we look to ensure whole-body health and wellness. We work with your general dentist and healthcare team to provide safe and effective care. Our team is dedicated to delivering personalized, one-on-one attention while alleviating pain and discomfort and creating beautiful smiles.