About Us

About Us

At Horton Family Dental, we believe dentistry is more than fixing teeth. We build lasting relationships with our patients by taking the time to listen and to develop an understanding of what is important to them. Our goal is to provide our patients with the highest quality dental care in a friendly, compassionate environment. We are committed to educating our patients on achieving and maintaining total dental health for a lifetime.

Dr. Doug Horton and Dr. Ben Horton are experienced professionals. They take time to educate you on all options for treatment, allowing you to make an informed decision about what is best for your dental health. They understand each individual has both clinical and personal concerns that affect their choices. Dr. Doug and Dr. Ben’s caring approach will put you at ease and you will feel confident in your decision for treatment.

From the moment you walk in the door, you will see our team is committed to making your experience exceptional. Our administrative staff will always greet you with a smile. We understand that a trip to the dentist isn’t always one that people look forward to, so we strive to make your visit welcoming and comfortable.

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Dr. Douglas J. Horton

Dr. Douglas J. Horton

DDS

Dr. Doug Horton was born and raised in Osage, Iowa. He earned his Bachelor of Science Degree at Iowa State University in 1972 and his Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS) at The University of Iowa College of Dentistry in 1976. Dr. Horton has been practicing in the Cedar Rapids area since 1977.

He enjoys working with his son, Ben, and the rest of the staff at Horton Family Dental. Dr. Horton is an adjunct Associate Professor at the College of Dentistry, past President of the Iowa Dental Association University District, past Trustee of the Iowa Dental Association, a Diplomat of the American Dental Board of Anesthesiology, and a member of the American Association of Implant Dentistry. He volunteers his time at the Eastern Iowa Dental Center twice a month.

In his free time, Dr. Horton enjoys aviation, projects at home, singing with The Harmony Hawks and playing with his 8 grandchildren.

Dr. Benjamin S. Horton

Dr. Benjamin S. Horton

DDS

Dr. Ben Horton was born and raised in Cedar Rapids where he lives with his wife Amber and three children. Dr. Ben earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Business from the University of Iowa. He earned his Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS) degree at The University of Iowa College of Dentistry in 2011.

He is a member of the American Dental Association, the Academy of General Dentistry, is a Fellow of The International College of Implantologists and a past president of the Linn County Dental Society.  Dr. Ben is committed to patient care and staying at the forefront of dental techniques and technology.

He likes to spend free time with his family traveling, biking, golfing and working around the house.

Dr. Arlyn Robinson

Dr. Arlyn Robinson

DDS

In the summer of 2018, Dr. Robinson joined Horton Family Dental and moved his practice to our Cedar Rapids location. Dr. Robinson graduated from the University of Iowa College of Dentistry in 1977. He has been practicing dentistry in Cedar Rapids since 1977. Dr. Robinson has been an adjunct professor at the College of Dentistry for 41 years. He is a member of the Linn County Dental Society and the University District Dental Society. He is a lifetime member of the American Dental Association. In his free time, Dr. Robinson enjoys gardening, cars, home maintenance and traveling with his wife Linda.

At Horton Family Dental, we build lasting relationships with our patients by taking the time to listen and to develop an understanding of what is important to them.

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