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Southwest Dental Group - Dentist Abilene, TX

Welcome! The dental professionals at Southwest Dental Group are pleased to welcome you to our practice. We want all our patients to be informed decision makers and fully understand any health issues you face. That's why we've developed a web site loaded with valuable information about dental problems and treatments. We encourage you to visit this site whenever you have concerns about your teeth or your dental health.

Our web site also provides you with background about our staff, office hours, insurance policies, appointment procedures, maps, directions to our office in and other useful information. We know how hectic life can be, and we are committed to making our practice convenient and accessible. And we want you to feel confident that when you choose Southwest Dental Group, you're working with doctors and dental professionals who are qualified, experienced and caring.

Please take a few moments to look through this site to get a better feel for Southwest Dental Group's capabilities and the services we offer, some of which are General Dentistry, Cosmetic Dentistry, Orthodontics, Invisalign, and Dental Implants. We also invite you to email or call our office at any time to request an appointment or ask any questions. Thank you.

Meet Our Doctors

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  • Chance Finley
    Dentist Abilene, TX

    Dr. Chance Finley was born in Abilene to Kent and Carla Wright Finley who both attended high school here. He graduated from Midland Lee High School and from McMurry University. He continued his education at the University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio where he received his Doctor of Dental Surgery in 2006. He was also awarded the Clinical Excellence Award.

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  • Clayton Runyan
    Dentist Abilene, TX

    Dr. Runyan graduated from Roosevelt High School, near Lubbock, Texas. He then attended McMurry University where he played football for four years. He graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in biology as a member of the Alpha Chi national honor society. Dr. Runyan received his dental training at the University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio where he earned his Doctor of Dental Surgery Degree in May of 2006.

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  • Chris Proctor
    Dentist Abilene, TX

    Dr. Proctor believes that practicing dentistry is a special kind of service. Many patients have fear and anxiety from bad dental experiences in the past. Advances in dental technology can help them to overcome those concerns. He believes that dentistry has truly never been better or easier.

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  • Marilee Miers
    Dentist Abilene, TX

    Dr. Marilee Miers was born and raised in San Antonio, Texas graduating from Trinity University with the honors of Summa Cum Laude. Dr. Miers received her dental training from Texas A&M Baylor College of Dentistry in Dallas, Texas.

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  • Richard Gore
    Dentist Abilene, TX

    I’ve been practicing dentistry for more than 40 years and truly love what I do. I look forward to coming into the clinic on Monday morning; I know I’m going to have a day filled with fascinating conversations and happy smiles.

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What Our Patients Say About Us

    Such a wonderful experience! Dr. Finley was so gentle and his dental assistant Ashley was extremely caring. 10 out of 10 would recommend Southwest Dental Group, especially Dr. Finley and Ashley! My temporary teeth are absolutely beautiful and I can’t wait for my new smile! Thank you so much Dr. Finley and Ashley!!

    Madison G.

    Got a filling with Dr. Gore and he was the best! The staff at Southwest Dental Group are amazing and they genuinely care about you.

    Brianna S.

    Always a great experience at Southwest Dental!!! Even though they are in a much larger facility, it still feels like home. Everyone is kind and caring. Dr. Proctor is the best there is! I have sent many friends his way, and they love him, too.

    Christina D.

    Everyone is so friendly and welcoming! I would highly recommend getting your orthodontic work here, they are top notch with the newest technology and super cool gadgets! also such a beautiful facility :)

    Kara R.

    Dr. Proctor and his staff are fantastic!! I am a patient with lots of anxiety about going to the Dentist, and Dr. Proctor was able to tell me step by step what was happening in my mouth as he worked! Going forward I will not be as anxious to see Dr. Proctor! What a blessing! 😊

    Shelli B.

    Dr. Proctor and his staff do an outstanding job. They got me in quickly after cracking a tooth. They do a great job explaining the procedure. They truly care about their patients.

    Kellie G.

    The staff are pleasant and friendly. They always make me feel welcome and comfortable. I will recommend all my family and friends to get dental work at southwest dental group.

    Julie R.

    The wait time was so quick and super sweet staff. I have such sensitive teeth/gums and the hygienist was SO patient and did everything she could to make it a great experience. The best experience I’ve had and will definitely be recommending this facility to everyone!

    Annabelle C.

    Dr. Proctor and his team are absolutely fantastic. They go above and beyond in every aspect of your visit. Right when you enter the door of the new facility you are greeted with a smile and great atmosphere. The person care you receive from Dr. Proctor and his team are second to none. I would wholeheartedly recommend Southwest Dental Care to anyone looking for a great experience with your dental care

    Josh L.

    This is a wonderful practice. I am personally thankful for all the work Doctor Proctor has put into my teeth since 2014. His staff has always been very kind to me. Now they have moved to the state of the art facility. I love it.

    Gerry W.

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  • Educational Videos

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  • Veneers

    A dental veneer is a thin, durable porcelain shell that is custom-fabricated to cover the front of a tooth. Veneers can restore the appearance of teeth with chips, cracks, and stains, can close small gaps between the teeth, and can reshape misshapen or slightly misaligned teeth. Veneers are a popular ...

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  • Laser Decay Diagnostics

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  • Laser Dentistry

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  • Same-Day Crowns

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  • Digital X-Rays

    X-rays are one of the most important parts of a dental exam, and can help medical professionals detect problems long before they are visible to the naked eye, including early tooth decay, gum disease, abscesses, and abnormal growths. Benefits of Digital X-rays Easy to obtain Digital X-rays are obtained ...

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  • Intraoral Camera

    Slightly bigger than a pen, an intraoral camera is an innovative tool that can take up-close pictures of teeth, gums, and other hard-to-reach places in the mouth. Intraoral cameras can help dentists detect dental issues like tooth decay, periodontal disease, and oral cancers. Benefits of using an intraoral ...

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  • Anesthesia Wand

    The single-tooth anesthesia wand provides increased comfort and decreased anxiety when it comes to dental procedures requiring anesthetization. The wand looks like a small pen with an extremely small needle at the tip. The anesthesia wand works by numbing the individual tooth your dentist needs to work ...

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  • Cone Beam CT Imaging

    Cone beam CT imaging provides dentists with a three-dimensional view of mouth, jaw, teeth, and nasal cavity. These images contain invaluable clinical information and help reduce the need for invasive procedures, shorten treatment time, and make treatment plans more effective and efficient. With 3D scans, ...

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  • Air Abrasion

    Air abrasion is a drill-less technique that involves an instrument used to blast away small areas of early onset tooth decay, as well as help dentists perform other dental procedures. It is recommended for children or other patients who are fearful of traditional drilling. Air abrasion can only be used ...

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