Appointment
Request
Request Appointment
Patient
Forms
Download Patient Forms
Like Us Like us on Facebook Reviews Read Our Reviews Call Give us a Call Map View our Map

The South Ridge Dental Difference

We are entirely dedicated to helping every individual patient and family achieve long-term dental health and happiness through the work we do. Our desire to always go the extra mile will be clear from the very first appointment.

The South Ridge Dental team

Spectacular
Customer SErvice

Our team members are experts at personalizing each dnetal care experience to fit the patient’s wants, needs, preferences and smile goals.

Kid friendly waiting area

Family
Atmosphere

Children, adults, grandparents, and everyone in-between are all welcome! Our comprehensive service can accommodate smiles at any age.

Outside view of South Ridge Dental office

Comfortable
Experiences

Even patients who struggle with dental-related anxiety can look forward to feeling genuinely relaxed at South Ridge Dental. Your comfort is our priority!

Excellent Dentistry, Guaranteed

Meet Your Dentists

As proud Nebraskans, Dr. Ryan Shaffer and Dr. Steven Shaffer greatly enjoy serving their neighbors and helping smiles thrive every day through their family-owned dental office. With well over three decades of collective experience and plenty of advanced continuing education as well, patients can trust in their time-tested clinical expertise. They’ll always take the time to understand your goals, help you explore available options in full detail, and provide dedicated treatment that results in complete satisfaction.

Meet Your Dentists Meet The Team
Lincoln dentists Dr. Ryan and Dr. Steven Shaffer
Signature of Lincoln dentist Ryan Shaffer DDS Ryan Shaffer, DDS Signature of Lincoln dentist Steven Shaffer DDS Steven Shaffer, DDS

5-Star Reviews

Kind Words From OUr Dental Patients

“The customer service is always on point and I get into my appointments on time. The doctor and hygienists are always friendly. Excellent service all around!!”

Kendra M. Old Cheney, NE

“The best dentists I have ever been to. Very friendly and caring and gentle! Never need to be afraid to go to the dentists at South Ridge!”

Carrie B. Lincoln, NE

“I love Dr. Ryan Shaffer and his team. My smile is radiant after having them take care of me. If you are looking for a dentist, look no further!”

Carrie P. Williamsburg, NE
Read More Reviews
Smiling older man and woman outdoors
Smiling mother father and child outdoors
Keep Your Smile Healthy

Comprehensive
Dentistry

For The
Whole Family

You and your loved ones deserve strong, confident teeth that last for life, which is why our dentists approach each treatment plan from a place of integrity, personalization, and compassion. We’re not focused on simply padding our bottom line – we want to do what’s best for YOU. That’s why our dentistry services menu features an expansive variety of different options, from essential preventive care like checkups and cleanings to more advanced options like fast emergency treatment and dazzling cosmetic makeovers.

How Can We Help You?
See All Of Our Dental Services
Dentistry Made Affordable

Flexible Payment Options

We are entirely dedicated to helping every individual patient and family achieve long-term dental health and happiness through the work we do. Our desire to always go the extra mile will be clear from your very first appointment.

Smiling woman at dental reception desk

In-House
Dental Savings Plan

No dental insurance? Don’t worry. Our in-house savings plan offers many of the same valuable benefits without the over-complicated headaches.

Team member entering dental insurance information on computer

Dental
Insurance

South Ridge Dental is in-network with several major providers and will file claims on your behalf to make the reimbursement process simple.

CareCredit card

CareCredit
Financing

Are you interested in a big treatment plan? Low-interest payment plans can simplify your overall cost into multiple, budget-friendly sections.

Giving Back to Our Community

We Love Lincoln

South Ridge Dental is very proud to have been a part of this city’s landscape for several years now, and our passion for helping others spans well beyond the dental office walls. We collect gifts for CEDARS Home for Children every single year, regularly collaborate with United Way to collect dental items for underprivileged kids, and participate in other local community events whenever possible.

Get Involved With Us
Two smiling teen girls