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Your Dentist in Rio Rancho & Alburquerque, NM

A Family Dentist You Can Trust

Cowden Family Dental is a family-friendly dentist in Rio Rancho, New Mexico, serving patients throughout the Rio Rancho & Albuquerque area. Our dentist and team are dedicated to our patients, providing each individual with excellent dental care. We will always take the time to make sure that you and your loved ones feel comfortable in our dental office because we care that you have a positive, enjoyable experience. Schedule an appointment with our patient-oriented dental team today. Dr. Jason Cowden looks forward to caring for your smile needs!


General & Family Dentistry

At Cowden Family Dental, we believe in making dentistry enjoyable for the whole family. Dr. Jason Cowden wants each member of your family to feel comfortable and cared for in ...

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Cosmetic Dentistry

Your smile is one of the foremost things people notice when they see you, and honestly, it can make a huge first impression. Not all of us have a Hollywood ...

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Restorative Dentistry

Different Restorative dentistry options are:Dental Crowns and BridgesDental FillingsDental ImplantsDenturesLaser Gum TreatmentRoot Canal TherapyScaling and Root PlaningWe are pleased to offer high-quality restorative dentistry at our practice. Restorative dentistry is ...

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Dental Technology

Our dentist and team are dedicated to continually providing you and your family with the highest available level of care. We are committed to meeting all of your dental needs ...

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Digital X-Rays

Digital X-rays are one of the advanced diagnostic tools we use to provide you with the best possible care. Digital radiography has changed the way we take dental X-rays by ...

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Having perfectly aligned teeth is a great confidence booster, especially among teens. The positivity that a beautiful looking smile can bring out is just incredible. However, according to a study, ...

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Scaling & Root Planing

Our mouths are filled with thousands of microscopic bacteria, and their number keeps increasing throughout the day. The best and simplest way to control the growth of microbes is by ...

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Root Canals

A root canal infection is one of the most severe oral conditions. It can have a severe negative effect on your oral health by putting the tooth at risk of ...

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Laser Gum Treatments

Gum diseases such as gingivitis and periodontitis can be quite severe as they negatively affect an individual’s entire oral health. They can have symptoms such as the decay of the ...

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Multiple missing teeth can hinder oral functionality significantly. It may be almost impossible to bite and chew food effectively, which in turn affects the digestion. Most importantly, you wouldn't have ...

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Dental Implants

Have you ever seen someone with a missing tooth and felt that their smile is ruined by it? A missing tooth might affect the facial esthetics and cause many issues ...

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Dental fillings are one of the most straightforward oral restorations. They are widely used to fill cavities and restore teeth that have undergone minor damage, such as chipping, cracks, and ...

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Crowns are dental restorations that are used to cover an entire tooth to restore its shape and size. They also help in treating a crack or a fracture, thereby strengthening ...

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Tooth Extractions

Tooth extractions, in simple words, are the removal of a tooth completely from the socket in the jawbone. The tooth will be extracted by keeping the patient under the influence ...

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Night Guards & Sports Guards

The teeth are covered by the hardest substance in the human body - enamel. Though it is highly resistant to wear, chipping, or any form of damage, sudden high impact ...

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Fluoride Treatment

Having strong and healthy teeth is truly a blessing. Getting to eat anything you wish without having to worry about developing cavities can be a luxury. But, for this, the ...

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Emergency Dental Care

Dental emergencies often come as a shock to us and, frankly, we may not know what to do at the exact moment. Most of us would panic, which would delay ...

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Dental Sealants

Cavities are perhaps the most common oral condition experienced by individuals of all age groups. They are caused by the microbial activity of the bacteria in the mouth, especially in ...

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Dental Cleanings

Making sure the teeth are clean and healthy is one of the most crucial things we need to keep in mind when it comes to optimal oral health. No matter ...

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Laser Dentistry

Laser dentistry involves the use of lasers to complete dental treatments more comfortably, quickly, and effectively. At our dental practice, we are dedicated to always providing you with the best ...

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Panoramic Xrays

In order to provide you with the best possible care, it is essential for our dentist to accurately evaluate and diagnose your oral health. One of the state-of-the-art tools we ...

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Intraoral Camera

An intraoral camera is a tool we use to get a closer look at different parts of your smile. The intraoral camera is a small, pen-shaped device that we can ...

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Teeth Whitening

A bright and beautiful smile can attract a lot of compliments and enhance your overall appearance significantly. Many of us may not have a flawless smile that we could flaunt ...

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new patient special

$79 - New Patient Special

Cleaning, X-Rays, Comprehensive Exam

Dental Insurance

We accept most PPO insurances.

What our patients are saying...

"I have been a loyal patient of Dr. Cowden for several years and I very seldom write reviews. However Dr. Cowden continues to impress me with his professionalism and dental expertise. I highly recommend Dr. Cowden, he is a wonderful person and has a genuine concern for his patients and their fam..."

"Exceptional service and great attention to patient comfort. This is a new d we ntist for me and I will certainly be going back!"

"Considering the pandemic, I felt I was able to maintain social distance and everyone wore masks. The dental hygienists are superb at their jobs. Their gentleness is second to none. I have found the dentist to be adequate when I’ve needed fillings but to be fair he has a very cold bedside manner. ..."

"Great staff, great dentist, wonderful experience"

"Everyone in the office was professional and nice. Great service. Dr. Cowden was knowledgeable and warm. Fast and professional, what more could you ask for!"

"I am very pleased with the work Dr. Cowden did on my 2 front teeth today. They look great! Thanks, Dr. Cowden!"

"I cannot fully express how much BETTER my experiences at Cowden are than any other dentist. If I had known dental care could be this easy and painless when I was younger, I'd have much better teeth than I do."

"Always friendly, informative,and professional."

"A good time was had by all!"

"We love Cowden family dental. Dr. Cowden and his entire staff is friendly and skilled."

"Great experience! Felt very cared for, and received valuable educational info!"

"Great dental care."

"Love the attention, care, and friendliness of all the staff!"

"Fantastic place, very clean, everyone was so kind to me and I truly appreciated that! I went here for a second opinion because originally I went to Enchanted Hills and Enchanted Hills wanted me to have an expensive deep clean procedure for periodontitis even though I am young and have good hygien..."

"Always professional and do a great job."

"I have NEVER had a bad experience here, everyone is just so concerning! My husband and I have finally found the best dentist and staff around!"

"I love Dr. Cowden, all of the Hygienists, and receptionists! Everyone is so friendly. I leave with a smile every time!"

"very nice staff. Each time I go there my appointment starts right on time."

"Dr. Cowden is the best dentist I've ever had. The staff and environment are always so welcoming and great!"

"Wonderful staff, great atmosphere. Would highly recommend for anyone. Love Dr. Cowden and his Staff!"

"Dr. Cowden is fantastic! He is so great with my kiddos. He jokes and makes them feel at ease! That is so important. My kids actually enjoy going to the dentist. The entire staff is welcoming and friendly. Dr. Cowden is a great dentist!!"

"I have not been to Dr. Cowden’s office nor am I a patient but my father goes there he has told me about his experience with Dr. Cowden. I live very far from my father and I can’t be there for him when it comes to visits like this. I am pleased when I hear about my how wonderful the staff is and h..."

"After numerous negative experiences with dentists in Santa Fe, I decided to branch out to another city to find a dentist. After a little research online I came across Dr. Cowden. His office is clean and professional and his staff is wonderful. The dental hygienist in particular, Cheryl is vey, V..."

"No wait time, very professional."

"Excellent experience, very informative, very caring customer service is so welcoming. I will recommend to all my family members."

"Clean and inviting office. Staff was extremely friendly and very professional."

"Honest and thorough. Good cleanings and no “surprise” cavities that pop out of no where that leave you thinking “did they just find a cavity because they wanted extra money??”"

"Dr Cowden and his staff have always been the best fit for me and my entire family. This staff is always able to meet your needs and always have a cheerful attitude. If I lived in another part of the state I would still use Dr Cowden as my dentist. Thank you for keeping my family’s teeth healthy."

"Cowden Family Dental is the best office I’ve been to! Dr. Cowden is very charismatic & always has your best interest in mind. The hygienists are very sweet. It is such a fun atmosphere!!"

"I lost a crown and didn’t have a dentist since moving to New Mexico. They worked me in within one business day and had me on my way in 30 minutes. They did not charge me an arm & a leg either. Everyone was very nice and efficient."

"Dr. Cowden and staff are amazing. I have been to several dental offices in N.M. and this office is the best hands down. Dr. Cowden has always been honest with my dental work, I've never felt like I was getting ripped off like I felt with other offices. I recommend Cowden Family Dental."

"Friendly clean environment. Had a great experience with all staff and doc. I felt well taken care of with a thorough examination and honest evaluation of my dental health. Would recommend to my family and friends."

"Dr. Cowden is great. The office is very nice and relaxing, they make me feel welcome. The assistant Celeste is professional."

"Great experience. Friendly, competent, courteous staff. Dr. Cowden knows his patients and is always knowledgeable and very friendly. This is dentistry for the whole family!!"

"Staff is friendly. My hygienist, Cheryl, was really great. Very comfortable cleaning. Great experience."

"First visit here and I was very impressed! Met with the hygienist Cheryl who couldn't have been nicer. Modern office, equipment, wonderful lounge and everyone was warm and inviting. I had changed insurance and as a result I had to change dentists. Dr. Cowden had excellent reviews and was acc..."

"Probably the best cleaning I’ve ever had. Friendly staff, and very clean office."

"I'm not comfortable with going to the Dentist I've been in Rio Rancho for 9 years and it took me years and going to several different Dentists till I finally found Cowden, and I'll never go anywhere else if I can help it. Him and his staff are super nice and supportive. They make me feel very com..."

"The ONLY Dentist I will go to! My Hygienist Cheryl Is The Best! The Office Staff is very friendly!"

"Very professional and courteous with excellent bedside manner. Great at reminders and more than willing to accommodate changes. I drive across town for their service."

"Dr Cowden has been taking great care of our family. He knows the right specialists and the whole office treats everyone extremely nicely. Even our kids don't complain about seeing the dentist!"

"Dr. Cowden is amazing! I have severe anxiety at the dentist and he was patient and kind! Does great work and the staff, they are all wonderful!"

"Excellent dentist, great staff!!! I highly recommend Cowden Family Dental."

"Always a good experience. Dr. Cowden is a wonderful dentist and person."

"Dr. Cowden and his staff always provide excellent dental care and demonstrate that they actually care about you as a person. Best dentist I've ever had."

"The hygienist Deanna was extremely efficient, professional and friendly. She handles the cleaning instruments with precision and dexterity yet with gentleness while being thorough in cleaning your teeth. One of the best cleanings I've ever had at a dentist. Dr Cowden has always tried to hire t..."

"We love Cowden dental! They’re so very nice to my daughter when she gets her teeth cleaned:)"

"Awesome ppl awesome work! They go above and beyond!"

"Finally writing you a review after coming in for almost 5 years haha! Dr Cowden and his staff are phenomenal! I have always had the worst fear of dentists my whole life. But every time I come in to Dr.Cowden’s office it feels like I am getting my teeth worked on by a family friend. Thank you to y..."

"Wooohooo there is an awesome dentist in town! I frequently feel compelled to review establishments on Yelp but never on google and certainly never a dentist. Well, I think this office deserves every star and more. From the front desk service (the enthusiasm alone will improve your smile) to the a..."

"I moved to New Mexico a few years ago and Cowden Family Dental was the first dental office I tried, and I have not felt any need to want to ever go elsewhere. Cowden Family Dental team is not only very friendly, but they truly understand working individuals and make it a priority to schedule you ..."

"Awesome service and EXTREMELY friendly staff!!"

"The staff is great! Always smiling and always very positive. Since my family started coming to Cowden Family Dental we all enjoy going to the dentist."

"I had a dental emergency and I had to make a last minute appointment. Dr Cowden was able to take care of me immediately with exceptional service and my procedure came out amazing. Dr. Cowden has a genuine concern for my family and his staff is always professional. Last of all my procedure was ver..."

"I am a new patient. I just got seen. They are an office filled with wonderful staff. Very positive environment! I had to leave for work - they got me instantly booked into another appointment. I have to say I've had my teeth cleaned before but never have they ever felt like this - they feel fant..."

"Great friendly, honest staff! Nice, clean office, and of course, they do a great job. My kids love coming here too. Definitely recommend. 👍🏼"

"Dr Cowden and his team are awesome l enjoy my visit with them"

"Cowden Family Dental is great! They really care about their patients. The staff is friendly and their office is very clean! Dr. Cowden is great! 10/10 recommend!"

"Best dentist ever! Hygienist is gentle!"

"Wonderful staff, beautiful office space and Dr. Cowden is the best!"

"Great staff! I love visiting Dr. Cowden's office."

"Best dentist! Extremely friendly and easy to work with. They have been honest and helped me slowly get my teeth where they need to be. I have been going here for about 3 years and have been in a dozen times and have never been disappointed. I have recommended them to my family and employees and..."

"I really enjoy Dr. Cowden and his staff. All of them are so helpful. He stays on the case until it is done right. And there have been times that he would not allow me to pay for some of the services."

"I had my teeth cleaned today and the dentist checked my teeth. It was a very pleasant experience; in fact it is always has a pleasant experience at Cowden Family Dental. The people are really nice, they are very capable and I highly recommend them to anyone."

"Great dental care."

"Best dentist in Albuquerque, hands down. Caring and professional. Great staff, very friendly and helpful. Would highly recommend!"

"They are all wonderful and excellent in what they do!"

"Actually, even with all the work I need done, I am confident and not afraid to go in. Everyone is great."

"What a great experience! Gentle, caring and welcoming!"

"Always friendly and pleasant."

"Dr Cowden and staff are great. Very professional. Spotless office. I trust his judgement as to my dental needs, very gentle too. I'd give them 5 stars anytime!"

"Great office!! The staff was really nice and patient. My child care fell through, so my daughter had to come with me, they were very nice to her and helped me watch her while I was getting my teeth cleaned! Definitely recommend this dental practice:):)"

"Great, friendly people. I hate going to the dentist, Cowden Family Dental makes it not so bad at all. Highly recommend!"

"Great place friendly staff. Very helpful"

"Very gentle!"

"Dr. Cowden and his staff are very skilled, professional, and pleasant. He has been my dentist for about 6 years now and I hope he can remain so for many years to come!"

"What a great dentist and staff! Dr Cowden is genuinely interested in me and my family, not just as customers, but as friends."

"Wow, what a relief not having to go through the normal pain of a regular dentist visit. They did a great job on both my cleaning and cavity. Two appointments in a row and still happy."

"They're very friendly and their prices are reasonable. They have been our dentist since we moved here 4 years ago and have never been dissatisfied nor disappointed."

"Vanessa Rivera"

"Celeste, Joanie and Dr. Cowden are all very pleasant, know their jobs and treated me with the utmost respect. I waited in the lobby, maybe 5 minutes. I am terrified of dentists but this might have been the easiest. I highly recommend them."

"Dr Cowden and staff truly are not only 100% professionals, they treat you like a caring family member. He is proactive in meeting your concerns. From 2 years old to 80 year olds, I have seen the same compassion for his patients. He cares for you as a person first, second is solving your dental n..."

"Dr. Cowden has been my dentist for almost two years, I have been very pleased with the dental care, and highly recommend this office."

"They came in 2 hours early to work on my son's teeth! Always love working with this office and staff."

"Always happy when I am being treated by Dr Cowden and his staff. They are extremely professional and friendly. My family and I have been coming here six years now for extensive dental work and are never disappointed."

"Great service. Everyone is very nice."

"Dr. Cowden and his staff rock! Great personal service, professional. I would highly recommend Cowden family dental."

"I have been a client at Cowden Family Dental for the last 2.5 years and I have never had a bad experience. They are always extremely friendly and professional. I had some issues with my former dentist before switching to Cowden Family and wish I would have known about Cowden’s office before dea..."

"An all around absolute best experience. Dr. Cowden has put together the perfect team for an enjoyable dental experience. Reception is always happy to see you, Cheryl the hygienist is careful and thoughtful, Holly is a pleasure to close out business with and Dr. Cowden is bar none the most conside..."

"We have been going to Dr. Cowden's office for several years. We have always recieved great care."

"Cowden Family Dental is awesome!!!! Dr. Cowden and his Staff are always friendly, and professional, and genuinely care about their patients. They have great hours and are considerate of their patients time. BEST dentist for the entire family!!!"

"Staff is exceptional and very professional. Dr Cowden has great plans to keep appointment affordable. Completely satisfied and would highly recommend to any family looking for a great denist."

"They are so friendly! Plus, you'll get a thorough cleaning that's also gentle, and bitewing X-rays that won't make you gag! Dr. Cowden is the only dentist I entrust with my entire family's oral health!"

"Very good! Everyone is friendly and Dr. Cowden is very gentle and quick! Natasha is the best! ^_^"

"I had a horrible tooth infection. They got me in right away, the dental assistant throughly checked everything and took a ton of x rays. They gave me antibiotics and I scheduled more appointments. I don’t have insurance but I do have Medicaid and it covers most of the dental just not crowns. Bu..."

"The best dentist in the 505! I drive all the way from ABQ to be seen. Great front office, wonderful hygienists, clean and timely. Cowden’s is a class act!"

"Great service! Fast, efficient, and knowledgeable! Wonderful staff!"

"I'm an older man so I've been to a lot of dentist in my life. Dr. Cowden an his staff is the best I've ever been to. I can walk to a dentist from my home. It's that close. I wouldn't trade his service with anyone. It's a pleasure to be around such nice and professional people. Thank You"

"Dr Cowden has a nice calm manner that puts you at ease. He took me in for an emergency visit, without any problems. The office is located in Enchanted Hills, so if you normally shop at the Wal-Mart, Albertson's or Walgreens there, you know how convenient this is. I definitely recommend Cowden Fam..."

"Cheery, professional & caring. I have been going for 2 years and always had a good experience."

"During a business trip I broke off a piece of crown. Upon my return, Dr. Cowden's team received me right away and problem solved! Highly recommended."

"The staff at Cowden Family Dental are friendly and professional. The office is clean and well taken of. My family is satisfied with the level of care we receive!"

"Cowden Family Dental is by far the best dentist I have ever had treatment with. I highly recommend them."

"I am new to the area and Cowden Family Dental was recommended by a friend. I have since had two visits, both cleanings. They are prompt, professional and friendly. I am always nervous going to the dentist and the dental hygienist Natasha M is caring and very gentle. THANK YOU Natasha!! I..."

"Dr. Cowden and his staff have made my dentist experience something to look forward to. My wife and I have been looking for a dentist that is caring and makes the dental experience enjoyable. We recommend that you try Dr. Cowden and his staff, you will not regret it."

"Dr. Cowden is compassionate, caring and is a excellent DDS. His staff is friendly and professional. Meticulously clean!"

"Staff was excellent and very knowledgeable. I recognized their excellent professionalism."

"Everyone is friendly and professional!"

"Great hygienist! Dr Cowden is the best. He is honest and talented."

"I love everything about them. Since my first call, i felt good, the lady was super patient and kind and professional. And when i take my daughter to her appointment, they were magnificence with her. And I went to an appointment to, and they treat me very good! Thank you!"

"Everyone was friendly & professional plus the price was right. It was truly pain free dentistry."

"The care and customer service is superior! Dealing with a 5 yr old is not easy but he left with a smile. Thank you to your team for exceeding expectations!"

"Dr. Cowden and his staff are amazing, courteous and professional. They take the extra time to make sure I feel comfortable. Joanie is probably the best hygienist I have had in many years. Dear Cowden Family Dental, thanks a bunch!"

"DR Cowden and staff are amazing. Love love it."

"We have been going to Dr. Cowden's office for our dental cleanings/dental work for about 4 1/2 years. He is very good at what he does and the staff is great. Very little wait time and they get you in and out quickly. Highly recommend Cowden Family Dental."

"I had the best ever dental visit at Dr. Cowden's office recently! The staff are so courteous and welcoming. My hygienist was amazing and the cleaning was thorough and caused me absolutely no pain. On the first visit they X-ray your mouth with NUMEROUS images. They really take excellent care of..."

"Crowded Dental staff got me in and out guick.Doing a great job guys."

"I was very pleased with my latest dental cleaning with a new technician, recently hired by Cowden Family Dental named Laura."

"Great experience as always! Many thanks to all at Cowden."

"The staff and Dr. Cowden are very professional and pleasant. They make my dental visits easy and comfortable. A great group."

"The staff is always friendly and Dr Cowden is very down to earth and approachable, unlike many dentists I've had in the past. I highly recommend Cowden Family Dental."

"Very professional, efficient, and friendly."

"Had a sore tooth got in when I needed to get in to have it checked. Identified the problem very quickly with little wait time and got me back in to fix the tooth within one day. Excellent staff."

"Needed a cleaning. Joanie did an excellent job with cleaning, spent a long time getting in all those hard to reach areas, mouth feels nice and clean now, and yeah no cavities! Dr. Cowden was very nice as well...great team here!"

"They take great care of you. I give them five star."

"I really like the atmosphere, and great friendly staff."

"Very good service. Easy to make appointment. Cost is reasonable."

"I have been going to Dr Cowden for about 2 years now. I must say, he is the best dentist I have found in New Mexico. He is extremely good at what he does, and the atmosphere in the office is fantastic. I moved here 11 years ago and until that point I had only 3 dentists in 45 years. I starte..."

"We have been going to Dr Cowden for five years and have been extremely satisfied with his work. Very professional and friendly office. He was recommended to us and we have recommended him to others"

"Quick and efficient"

"very nice and welcoming!!!! It’s a nice place and they remember you!"

"Dr. Cowden has been my dentist for three years or more. I am very thankful for all he has done for me. My teeth are in the best condition ever because of him. He is fair and honest with the work he needs to do on your teeth. I would recommend him for sure!"

"I had been driving up to Santa Fe to see a wonderful dentist when someone in the neighborhood told me how much they liked Dr. Cowden and how clean his office was. I had just had to cancel an appointment in Santa Fe because of a conflict in my schedule. Fortunately, Dr. Cowden's office was able to..."

"Let's face it, not everyone enjoys dental visits. Fortunately, there is Cowden Family Dental. Highly trained, professional, friendly, and compassionate staff make the best of every visit no matter what you are there for. We have been going to Dr. Cowden for years and will continue for years to..."

"Terrific dentist! Kind, professional, honest!!! Best experience overall! From cleaning to major dental work Dr. Cowden and his staff did a wonderful job making the experience as pleasant as possible. I love how Easy it is to schedule more than one of us for a cleaning at a time, great hours so..."

"Great experience, great staff. I was recommended by someone , a friend if you will, and I'm very happy."

"Outstanding service and caring!"

"The staff is wonderful. Would recommend to all family and friends."

"We LOVE Cowden Dental and know you will too! They are professional, fun, and great at making your dental experience wonderful. Dr Cowden and his staff always make us feel comfortable and do a great job! You wont be sorry you chose Cowden Dental."

"Great staff. Great environment. They know what they’re talking about! Definitely would recommend."

"Wonderful service, as always. My schedule was very complicated but they worked with me to fit the care I needed into the time I had available. Staff is friendly and knowledgeable."

"Very enjoyable visit with less than a 10 minute wait time and the staff and Dr. Cowden being very friendly, informative and courteous. Would recommend to friends and family."

"One of the best dentists I've seen. We are new to town and came here based on a personal recommendation. He and his staff really know their stuff, are connected to a solid dental network in town should you need a specialist, and offers a great bedside manner. Very positive experience with a gr..."

"Dr. Cowden is THE BEST. I have had a LOT of work done by him. I HATE going to the dentist, and I hate driving in Rio Rancho.. but when my teeth hurt. I drive 35 mins. while passing A LOT of dentists on my way from Lomas and Tramway to Rio Rancho to see Dr. Cowden. Why? Because he isnt eager to ju..."

"I've been going to Dr. Cowden for several years now. I was so impressed that now he is the dentist for my whole family...grandchildren included. Dr. Cowden and his staff, from the women at the front desk to the hygienists in back are always professional, kind, call you by name and make you feel c..."

"They have always been great with my two kids. Everyone is very friendly and professional."

"Very friendly and good with kids ,you feel like a friend when they take you back it is a great experience and Dr Cowden is awesome he is funny and does a great job with my teeth I had multiple cavities and it was a quick and less painful process he also made me laugh a lot which made the process ..."

"It's been almost 5 years that I have been coming to Cowden family dental. It's been a great experience he is been a great dentist that has fixed my teeth. Best place by far and I have been to others and I glad that I found Cowden Dental and the staff are great and very friendly!"

"Dr. Cowden and his staff are very welcoming and make you feel at ease. My kids don’t hestitate when I tell them the have an appointment, which is a great sign to me!"

"The staff is excellent. I am impressed at how quickly you can get an appointment. Dr. Cowden is up beat and always makes you feel comfortable. I highly recommend this dental office."

"Friendly staff, very professional, comfortable environment. Overall a great establishment."

"I first went to Cowden Family Dental shortly after they opened. Dr. Cowden has been nothing but fantastic. His staff is friendly, and I'm always welcomed with a warm greeting by name when I'm there for an appointment. Dr. Cowden has gotten in touch with me right away after hours when I had a dent..."

"The whole staff at Cowden family dental get an A+. Great personalities as well. Hard to laugh with tools in your mouth, but not to often you hear about laughs at the dentist. Great job! And thanks for the great care."

"My wife and I have been patients of Dr Cowden since moving to Rio Rancho 2 years ago and have always found his practice to be professional, caring and painless. His office is modern, comfortable and his staff friendly and courteous. I also appreciate how the Doctor and his staff were still able..."

"Great Customer Service and friendly staff."

"Love this place. May seem weird but I have ALWAYS had a fear of dentists, but here I feel so comfortable and the staff are so friendly. Been going to Cowden Family dental for at least 5+ and wouldn't go anywhere else. Love this place!"

"Friendly and Gentle service. All Smiles with Dr. Cowden!"

"My husband was Dr. Cowden's first patent - we've been happy with him and his staff. Great family."

"I absolutely love Dr Cowden and his staff! I would visit him when I lived in New Mexico and now that I live in Washington I still travel back to see him. I absolutely hate going to the dentist and get anxiety every time but he and his staff know exactly how to help you out and they don’t take it..."

"Friendly greeting, excellent care, fast but thorough service!"

"Best place ever! Friendly and my kids love them."

"I went to the dentist today, what a pleasant experience, Cowden Family Dental"s staff was knowledgeable, kind and professional. They made me feel comfortable and safe. I highly recommend them to anyone needing a dentist."

"Cowden Family Dental is an exceptional 'family' oriented dentistry. I feel comfortable as soon as I walk in the door, from the welcoming greetings of staff and thorough care from the hygienist, to the professional and most courteous Dr. Cowden. As one of his first patients when he opened his d..."

"Outstanding dentist with a professional and competent staff. Highly recommend Dr. Cowden."

"Very friendly,professional. Have had my teeth cleaned there twice a year for at least 4 years."

"Friendly, professional, knowledgeable, etc. ( too many to list). On my first visit, they identified the cause of an issue I had been dealing with for over a year and fixed it."

"Awesome work here. They are very concerned about insuring your comfort and are great about doing it right the first time."

"Staff was professional and efficient. Dr Cowden is gentle, thorough, profession and presents reasonable options regarding patients concerns and dental needs."

"I have been going to Cowden Family Dental for four years and have consistently been impressed with the professionalism displayed by everyone in the office. Would highly recommend this dental team."

"Friendly, quick, and easy."

"Awesome place!"

"My experience with Dr. Cowden and his hygienist Jonie was nothing short of exceptional!!!! They were both very professional and thorough when explaining my treatment! Very, very friendly and totally worth coming from Albuquerque for!!!!! I look forward to my visit in 2 weeks!!!! 😁"

"Cowden Family Dental is a comfortable place with a caring staff. They go out of their way to make sure to meet the needs of the patient. If you are afraid to go to the dentist, give them a try."

"Very friendly staff. Always a pleasure to go to."

"Dr. Cowden is kind, professional and thorough. His staff is great. Would highly recommend."

"Dr. Cowden and his wonderful team at Cowden Family Dental are truly amazing! I have been seeing Dr. Cowden ever since I moved to ABQ/NM 4 years ago. I have had extensive work done in the past 4 years and every visit exceeds my expectations! Dr. Cowden truly cares about his patients and I have nev..."

"This is a wonderful dentist office, I would recommend to everyone. The entire staff deserves 5 stars :)"

"Staff are incredibly friendly and professional! My entire family has been seen there and we all had a great experience with Dr. Cowden and his staff! Would highly recommend this place if looking for a dentist!"

"My kids always look forward to going to the dentist here! Very family friendly."

"Excellent dental care. Would highly recommend to anyone!!"

"This review is long overdue ! I have been seen by Dr Cowden quite a bit over the last four years, he has done excellent work on putting some new crowns for me. I would highly recommend him to anyone looking for new dentist. A++++ Thankful for you Dr Cowden!"

"Dr Cowden is kind and gentle I have anxiety with needles and drills and felt comfortable during my appointment thanks to him!"

"Always in and out. Very professional. He takes great care of our family's teeth!!"

"We love Dr. Cowden and everyone in his office. Everyone is so friendly and great with the kids. We highly recommend him!"

"Dr Cowden and his staff always remember our names. They are polite and on time. We love going to the dentist."

"Dr. Cowden and his staff are wonderful! They are very kind, gentle, and super friendly. They treat my family. My kids love Dr. Cowden which speaks volumes to me. They look forward to getting to see him. If you want a fun, friendly, and extremely awesome dentist, Dr. Cowden is your man!"

"Love all the people in this office! They are so friendly and kind and take great care of us. They make the insurance payment part super easy! Dr Cowden is awesome and always gives honest advice on how he would handle teeth issues that arise. His workmanship is perfection and he always follows up ..."

"Doctor Cowden is stellar!! And his staff is just as wonderful- they feel like family... every time we come for a visit wether it's for a cleaning and cavities, we are always left feeling better than we came in! And that's saying something especially considering that this is the dentist we are ta..."

"Dr. Cowden has been my dentist for the past 5 years. He and his team have always been exceedingly friendly, professional, and informative. Cowden Family Dental's office is exceptionally clean and inviting. The exam chairs are comfortable, and I could not be more pleased to recommend a dentist an..."

"Dr. Cowden and his staff are excellent, always super sweet, and are always willing to wotk with my schedule! Overall great place��"

"Excellent care and wonderful staff. Very clean facility."

"They are competent and professional"

"Always such a great experience!!! We love everyone at Cowden Family Dental"

"Dr Cowden is amazing! The staff is professional, caring and kind. They know each of the members of my family by name! I recommend Dr Cowden to everyone!!!"

"Incredibly professional, clean, friendly practice. I have never had a better dentist's office! Dr. Cowden and his staff are awesome. Very highly recommended! Great hours, too!"

"I find Cowden Family Dental when my family moved to Rio Rancho in 2013. I chose it initially for location and had received advertisements about them as well. I have been very pleased with the care and courteous service my whole family has received. My seven year old son also goes there and the..."

"I highly recommend Dr. Cowden and his wonderful staff. I moved from Albuquerque to Rio Rancho and had to find a new dentist. I was nervous not knowing what to expect. Dr. Cowden and his assistant were wonderful. They took time to talk me and they assured me they would do everything to make me..."

"Our family highly reccomends Dr. Cowden. Everyonne is always friendly. The best dentist I've been to in New Mexico. Great Job to everyone there."

"Great dental office super clean! Great experience would recommend!"

"Fantastic service and very profession staff"

"So, I'm beyond thrilled with this office! I've never actually enjoyed going to a dentist before. I'm super impressed with the office, it's staff, and Dr. Cowden's professionalism and care."

"Everyone was great including Dr. Cowden."

"My family has been going to Dr Cowden for over 5 years. We all love him and his staff. Anytime we call someone answers right away and is willing to help. I highly recommend Dr Cowden."

"Dr Cowden and his office staff are very friendly and more importantly are professional and skilled at what they do. I would urge anyone considering a dentist to make an appointment with his office."

"Friendly and courteous staff, always feel welcome when we arrive for our appointments!"

"I have certainly been to my fair share of dentists this one is outstanding not only do they have the most up-to-date technology the entire staff is friendly, helpful, professional, the environment is very clean and top-notch attention to details. The dentist and the hygenist do and amazingly tho..."

"We love Dr Cowden and staff! God Bless You!"

"Excellent dental care. Good Christian dentist with High family values. Best dentist I have had in 40+ years. Hygenist are always friendly and caring."

"Dr. Cowden and his staff are amazing. Not only is he a great dentist, but he and his staff treat you with compassion. My son and I personally have been patients of Dr. Cowden for several years. Recently, my elderly father who does not have dental insurance needed extensive dental work. Dr. Cowde..."

"Excellent !!! what more is there to say"

"Friendly professional staff with an excellent dentist who truly cares about your individual dental needs. My family has found a life long dentist in Cowden Family Dental."

"They really take care of their customers. Friendly and thorough service!"

"This is the best dentistry I have ever been to, very personable staff and great service friendly and professional, they make you feel at home, please come to Cowden family dental before you go to any other dentistry!!!!!"

"My family and I moved to Rio Rancho a year ago from Las Cruces, New Mexico. We were nervous to find a new dentist. We had been with our previous dentist for over a decade. As I began searching I came across Cowden Dental. I decided to take a leap of faith and have never been disappointed. From th..."

"After moving here 6 years ago and trying at least 3 different dentists, I was not able to find a dentist that I liked and trusted until I chipped my front tooth and called Dr. Cowden's office in a panic because my regular dentist at the time couldn't get me in for several days. Even though I had ..."

"Wonderful care! Dr. Cowden is kind, personable, extremely knowledgable and willing to take the time to help you understand your treatment options. His staff provides excellent customer service and support."

"Great team and great service"

"Dr. Cowden is a great family dentist and he has a great staff. We've been with him now almost 4 years. Thanks for everything!!!"

"With the staff and the Dentist Cowden I am treated with professionalism , care and humor which makes the experience going to the dentist very enjoyable."

"He is the best in town he and his staff goes above and beyond he is our favorite dental Dr. In Rio Rancho your the best Dr. Jason Cowden"

"Dr Cowden and his staff are amazing! Natasha has been my favorite hygienist ever. I always recommend Dr Cowden and his staff."

"Our family of four has seen Dr. Cowden for about 2 years. His staff is super friendly and they are so good with our kids! Dr. Cowden has done a lot of work on my teeth varying from implants to fillings and crowns. Phenomal job all the way around!! As a patient with high dental anxiety; he and sta..."

"Good people and the office seems to be well run. Dr. Cowden has gone beyond the call of duty to help me with dental problems. I recommend him to friends and family."

"Always professional and friendly. Dr Cowden and his staff have made every visit comfortable and painfree. My entire family has their teeth worked on and all of them enjoy visiting the dentist for a change. My family ages range from 5 to 49 and we have never had a complaint with Dr Cowden or his a..."

"Cowden Family Dental is a very professional organization. My hygienist was thorough and took time with my care and cleaning. Digital x-rays were a breeze and the exam uneventful (thankfully)"

"Would like to thank Dr. Cowden and his outstanding staff for a painless and thorough dental visit. I was referred to them and now will be referring others. Thank u again and also thanks for having a comfortable environment. I usually am freezing in the chair."

"I would have to say this is the best dentist I have ever gone to. The staff is very friendly. Dr Cowden is so down to earth, and he listens to ur concerns and fears. He does whatever it takes to make sure you have a great experience. Thank you team Cowden."

"Cowden Family Dental is a great place for the entire family. Dr. Cowden is the most gentle dentist I have ever had. The staff is super friendly, and they work really hard to make sure your insurance will cover your needs. You won't be sorry about heading here for your dental work."

"I was recommended to this wonderful Dentist the staff is friendly and very courteous. I recommend Dr. Cowden very highly."

"I loved my experience at Cowden dental I have never felt such level of service. everybody was so friendly, they made me feel like I was at home. i arived feeling nervous and within min I was put at ease ,thank you so much ,much love Mauro montanez"

"I absolutely love Cowden dental!! Staff is amazing. Dr. Cowden is awesome and does great work. My kids love to go there and I've never seen kids excited to get their teeth cleaned. The office is clean and well organized and at a great location!! I'd recommend him to anyone!"

"Great hours, friendly staff. My visit is started on time and finished in the time stated. When I had a concern about a temporary crown they fit me in on short notice. Five star service."

"Best in town. Friendly , personable. Dr Cowden makes you feel like you're the most important person he's seeing that day. I drive over 30 miles because I enjoy top notch services which dr Cowden is second to none."

"Such a friendly, professional, organized and calm office. Love Cheslea and Dr. Cowden. Thank you for accepting Pres. Centennial Care."

"Erin cleaned my teeth today, and she was very gentle, thorough, and understanding of my neck arthritis. Overall, office was very friendly and professional."

"By far, the best Dental office I have visited in my 50 years on this earth. The staff is amazing, friendly and welcoming. Kendra, better known as "K" is the sweetest person on earth and Dr. Cowden is a truly wonderful, mindful, up front and caring doc. Come on Rio Rancho, don't know where your de..."

"Great dentist !!!"

"Dr. Cowden is the best dentist I have ever had. He does amazing work and he never rushes with his patients. He treats you with respect and thoroughly explains what needs to be done and why. The office is very comfortable and his staff is phenomenal. I recommend him to anyone looking for a great d..."

"Amazing dentist and staff. Very considerate of your time. If something isn't quite right he will make it right. Very happy to have found them."

"Amazing place. I enjoy going here. Best staff ever."

"Dr Cowden and his staff are the best! They go above and beyond most dental offices we have been to. From the Good Morning greetings all smiles and sunshine to the explanation of procedures they are a thorough staff! ! Keep up the good work!!"

"Love Dr Cowden. He was my hygienist this morning."

"Just have to say that Dr. Cowden and his staff impressed me so far beyond my expectations today with my kids! My 2 year old son, Corbin was having a hard time being patient the doctor himself came out to the desk and took me back and did my son's checkup! My 3 year old daughter Stavia is still ta..."

"As short-term visitors to Albuquerque we had a minor dental emergency-- lost a crown right before Thanksgiving. Found these good reviews on Yelp, called in, and they kindly fit us into a busy day. We were rewarded with a perfect temporary fix that lasted until our return to our home town dentist."

"I totally recommend Dr. Cowden and his staff!"

"Thank you Dr. Cowden and staff for taking care of Christopher T. You were amazing this morning!!! Thanks for being so thorough and explaining EVERY step with CT. You made him feel very comfortable and I can't thank you enough!!! Needless to say, we're so happy to call you our Family Dentist!!! TT"

"My wife and I had our first visits with Dr. Cowden this week. She received a filling, I had routine x-rays and cleaning. Although his practice is close to my home, I would drive 100 miles or more to see him. Unlike some dentists, I've unfortunately encountered, he does not recommend expensive,..."


Phone: (505) 867-3999

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7800 Carr Way NE #105, Rio Rancho, NM 87144

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Working Hours

  • Monday: 7:30 am - 4:30 pm
  • Tuesday: 7:30 am - 4:30 pm
  • Wednesday: 7:30 am - 4:30 pm
  • Thursday: 7:30 am - 4:30 pm
  • Friday: 7:00 am - 1:00 pm
  • Saturday: Closed
  • Sunday: Closed