Dr. Jason Cowden
Jason Cowden, DMD
Originally from Utah, Dr. Cowden graduated from Brigham Young University with a bachelor’s degree in secondary education. He went on to study dentistry for four years and graduated from Case Western School of Dental Medicine in Cleveland, Ohio. Dr. Cowden furthered his dental training as an associate for a private practice in Erie, Colorado. He believes education is an ongoing commitment. Continuing his professional knowledge allows Dr. Cowden to stay in touch with the latest techniques and procedures, and it provides him the opportunity to exchange ideas with colleagues, which ultimately benefits his patients, as well as himself. Dr. Cowden has since been certified as a provider of implant dentistry.

As a dentist, Dr. Cowden recognizes that his patients are unique individuals who have placed a great deal of trust in him and his team. That is just one reason why he values each and every patient relationship. Dr. Cowden believes in educating his patients about dental health, as well as developing lifelong relationships. He believes in treating you as an individual and taking the time to ensure your satisfaction.

In his free time, Dr. Cowden loves spending time with his family. He enjoys the outdoors, sports and reading a good book. He is a devoted husband, as well as a proud father to his four sons.

There is satisfaction in going to a dentist that you know and trust. That is why patients continue to come to Jason Cowden, DMD. Dr. Cowden is happy to help you with your dental needs and to welcome you into Cowden Family Dental.

Dr. Cowden’s Volunteer/Service Experience

  • Give Kids A Smile — Albuquerque, New Mexico
  • Sealant Saturday — Sealant Program, Erie, Colorado
  • Education Outreach — Elementary school ADA education program, Erie, Colorado, Albuquerque, New Mexico
  • Indian Health Services — Ogema, Minnesota
  • Healthy Smiles — Sealant Program, Cleveland, Ohio
  • Eagle Scout
Dr. Cowden gains great satisfaction in providing quality oral health care and welcomes you as a patient.


Meet Our Team
At Cowden Family Dental, we combine exceptional dentistry with comfortable care to help you create a healthier, more beautiful smile. Our family-friendly dental office in Rio Rancho, New Mexico, offers a variety of dental services that can help you meet your smile goals. Our dentist, Dr. Jason Cowden, and our team have years of experience helping patients with a range of dental needs to reach optimal oral health, and we can help you, too. Schedule your appointment at 505-867-3999 today.


Celeste Aloi
Celeste Aloi – Dental Assistant
Celeste started working in the dental field in 2015 and began working at our office in November of 2016.

She has a daughter and loves spending time with her friends and family. Celeste also enjoys MMA, food, watching movies and being outdoors!

“What drew me to dentistry is being able to care for patients and working in the healthcare field. I also love working with my team because everyone helps each other and is friendly.”


Lenore Cheykaychi
Lenore Cheykaychi – Dental Assistant
Lenore started working in the dental field in 2018 and began working at our office in September of 2018.

She is from Santo Domingo Pueblo and has four kids, six grandchildren, and two dogs. Lenore enjoys making jewelry and pottery with her family; they love spending time together!

“As a child visiting the dentist I would watch the assistants do their work and was always fascinated. I love working for Dr. Cowden and the team because everyone is so nice!


Holly Jones
Holly Jones – Insurance Specialist
Holly began working at our office in February of 2018. She works with insurance companies and verifies insurances to minimize any out of pocket costs for our patients.

She has been married for 21 years and has five wonderful children. The Jones are a military family and moved to NM in 2017. Holly loves spending time with her family and traveling!

“Dr. Cowden is an extremely personable, compassionate physician and our staff is genuine, kind and extremely fun to work with!”


Deanna Baca
Deanna Baca – Dental Hygienist
Deanna started working in the dental field in 2014 and began working at our office in December of 2018.

She has been married for four years and is expecting her first child in August of 2019. Deanna also has a dog and loves fishing, camping, and being outdoors!

“I’ve been interested in the dental field since I was a little kid. I’ve had a lot of dental treatments done and was always curious and interested in what was happening. The office environment is calm and happy. Everyone is friendly and always in a good mood!”


Akayla Brandt
Akayla Brandt – Office Manager
Akayla began working in our office in March of 2018. She maintains staff schedules, manages internal office procedures and practices, and coordinates day-to-day office practices.

She has been married for ten years and has two adorable dogs named Jubilee and Arya! Akayla loves Star Wars, board games, reading and video games.

“My favorite part of my job is the constant interaction with our awesome patients and being the biggest encourager and cheerleader for our staff! I love being able to encourage and give guidance to patients who have uneasiness about going to the dentist and help them overcome that anxiety.”


Alicia Ruiz
Alicia Ruiz – Dental Hygienist
Alicia started working in the dental field in 2014 and began working at our office in December of 2018.

She has two fur babies named Barry and Darwin. She loves spending time with her parents on the weekends going to garage sales and Duran’s Pharmacy.

“I love that I am helping people in my job and our team all treats each other with respect!”


Cheryl Offutt
Cheryl Offutt – Dental Hygienist
Cheryl started working in the dental field in 1994 and began working at our office in March of 2018.

She has one spoiled miniature schnauzer named Muffin and loves to go camping and be outdoors! Cheryl and her husband also have a lot of children and grandchildren!

“My favorite aspect of dentistry is educating patients about things that can make them healthier. I love working with our team because everyone gets along really well and helps each other. We genuinely have fun at work!”


Jonie Campagna
Jonie Campagna – Dental Hygienist
Jonie started working in the dental field in 2002 and began working at our office in August of 2017.

She has been married for four years and has one pug named Ruby. Jonie enjoys outdoor activities such as camping, fishing and hiking. She also loves to travel anywhere and everywhere, watch scary movies and read!

“My favorite aspect of dentistry is helping people feel more confident since smiles are the way a lot of people feel confident, and everyone should smile! I enjoy working with our team because we work well together, respect each other and are all focused on making this the best dental practice.”


Tatum Robbs
Tatum Robbs – Receptionist and Social Media Specialist
Tatum began working at our office in January of 2019. She runs all the social media, hosts contests, schedules patients and assists the team to make their lives easier.

She is currently pursuing a degree in Physical Therapy, plays piano for her church and loves being active. Tatum also has an adorable Sheepadoodle named Mabel!

“My favorite part of my job is seeing how confident patients are after coming to our office. I believe that everyone deserves to have a smile they love! I enjoy working with our team because we all have the same goal of making beautiful smiles. It’s an honor to be part of such an incredible team!”