Dr Alpers

Kristopher Alpers, DDS

Dr. Kristopher Alpers and his wife Kelly are originally from Minnesota. After many visits to the Valley of the Sun they decided to move permanently to our beautiful city following graduation from dental school.

Dr. Alpers received his B.S. in Exercise Science from Michigan Technological University, where he also played college basketball. He attended Marquette University School of Dentistry and was awarded his D.D.S. in 2014. He was presented with the National Leadership Award, which is given to the senior student who exhibited outstanding leadership, academic, professional improvement and demonstrates great potential. He was also elected class president.

Dr. Alpers is a participating member of the American Dental Association, the Arizona Dental Association, and the Central Arizona Dental Society. He follows an approach to dentistry that allows patients to be well informed and have an active role in their treatment plan.

In his spare time Kris volunteers at the Neighborhood Christian Dental Clinic where he helps treat the underserved population. He enjoys golfing, hiking and eating out. He and his wife, along with their dog Penny, delight in cheering on the Green Bay Packers.


Ronald C. Russo

Ronald C. Russo, DMD

Practicing family, restorative and aesthetic dentistry in Scottsdale since 1978, Dr. Russo is a graduate of Fairleigh Dickinson School of Dentistry. He has completed extensive continuing education in state-of-the-art dental technologies, and is on the cutting edge of modern dentistry. Dr. Russo is an active member of the American Dental Association, Arizona State Dental Association and Academy of General Dentistry. He is a past president of Cactus Little League and the Scottsdale Sunrise Rotary Club. Dr. Russo is a proud father of three adult children and enjoys spending time with his two grandchildren. In his spare time, he attends dental continuing education courses and Pilates conditioning. He also enjoys golfing, skiing, hiking, traveling and eating gourmet food and wine.

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Meet Our Team

Our friendly team at Alpers Family and Cosmetic Dentistry is excited to meet you! We are dedicated to helping each patient we meet achieve a healthy, beautiful smile and take the time to get to know you and help you feel comfortable when you visit our office. Call us at 480-998-3355 today to learn more and make your appointment with our dentists in Scottsdale, Arizona!


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Carla was born in Kentucky; however, her family moved to Arizona so early in her life that she considers herself a native. She enjoys binging Netflix, shopping, traveling and spending time at the family cabin. She is a proud fur mommy to a dog, cat and hedgehog. She has been in the dental field for over 20 years and with the practice since 2003.



Tina was born and raised in Northwest Indiana; she left the winters behind to be close to family. The best decision ever! She has been in the dental field for over 30 years and with the practice since 2010. In her spare time, she enjoys hiking, reading, and most of all spending time with family and friends.




Sharon grew up in Texas and moved to Arizona in 2003 with her daughter to be closer to family. She has been in the dental field since 2003 and joined the practice in 2005. Outside of work, she enjoys hiking, reading, traveling and spending time with her family. Sharon is also an extremely passionate animal advocate and rescuer.



Rylie was born in Mesa, Arizona, and raised in North Dakota where her family is from. She loved growing up around family and having her roots in North Dakota, but after high school, she decided to trade the snow for sunshine. She completed her dental hygiene education at Carrington College in Mesa. In her free time, she loves to stay busy, active and creative.




Roxana grew up in Peru; however, she has been in the States for over 30 years. Roxana fills her weekends with outdoor activities, working out, and spending time with family and friends. She and her husband are very proud of their son, who is an active Marine following in the footsteps of family before him. Roxana has been in the dental field for over 20 years and joined the practice in 1995.



Rebecca is a native to Arizona, born in Payson. She moved to Scottsdale in 2016 to experience new opportunities. She completed her dental assisting certification at American Institute of Dental Assisting in 2018. She is an active volunteer with Scottsdale Rodeo and enjoys many outdoor activities with family and friends.


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7500 East McDonald Drive, Suite 101B
Scottsdale, AZ 85250


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