Larry G. Smith, DDS
Dr. Larry Smith grew up in Alva, deciding at a young age that practicing dentistry in his hometown was his professional goal. Dr. Smith attended NWOSU, graduating in 1976, and entering into dental school that fall. He graduated from OU College of Dentistry in May 1980, starting a new dental practice in August of 1980.
Through the years, Dr. Smith has been involved with many organizations in the community. He has been president of Alva Jaycees, Alva Area Chamber of Commerce, and The Alva Rotary Club. Dr. Smith has also been active with the Alva R.A.C.E. Club, Act 1, Boy Scouts, and AMBUCS. Dr. Smith was awarded Citizen of the Year in 2001 and Rotarian of the Year in 2006. In 2015, Dr. Smith was recognized by the Chamber of Commerce as the Health Professional of the Year.
Dr. Smith continues to strive for excellence in dentistry and has shown this by completing comprehensive courses with the Center for Professional Development, the Pankey Institute, Clinical Foundation of Orthopedics & Orthodontics, American Association of Neuromuscular Dentistry, Southwest Dental Implant Institute, DOCS Education, United State Dental Institute, and the IMTEC Miniature Dental Implant Series. Dr. Smith is also a member of the American Dental Association, the Oklahoma Dental Association, and Northwest Dental Society.
Dr. Smith enjoys sharing his hobbies with his wife Cindy, who is an RN at the local hospital – Share Medical Center. They both enjoy scuba diving. Cindy enjoys and is much admired for her elaborate cross-stitching art, while Dr. Smith enjoys drag racing his ’87 Camaro.
Our Excellent Team
Dentist – Dr. Larry G. Smith
Office Manager – Yvelle “Evie” Pfleider
Registered Hygienist – Tina Tommer
Dental Assistant – Yvonne Harbaugh
Lab Technician – Jean Ann Moore
Dental Assistant – Madison Campbell
Dental Assistant – Ashli Snow
Dental Assistant – Krislyn Arthurs
Administrative Assistant & Financial Advisor – Taylor Wiebener
Administrative Assistant & Financial Advisor – Chelsey Shipley
Administrative Assistant & Infection Control Officer – Kentra Staats