Dr. Steven Urback, DDS

Dr. Steven Urback, DDS

Dentistry  ·  
Male  ·  
63 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Steven Urback, DDS is a dentistry practitioner in Puyallup, WA and has been practicing for 31 years. He practices dentistry, pediatric dentistry, and more.Read his story

Puyallup Valley Dental Care

2921 5th Ave NE Ste 110

Puyallup, WA 98372
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Dr. Urback's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Urback "Dr. Steve Urback is a native of the Sumner area, attending Dieringer School and Sumner High School where he participated in sports every season. While in high school, Dr. Urback decided on a career in dentistry. He wanted to do something to help people and enjoyed working with his hands, which he expressed by working in wood, carving by hand as well as designing and building larger projects using power tools. He graduated from the University of Washington, earning a Bachelor’s of Science in Biology while satisfying requirements for dental school. As an undergraduate, he also rowed on the Husky Crew for four years. After graduation, Dr. Urback entered the University of Washington School of Dentistry, graduating in 1980 with his Doctorate of Dental Surgery. Dr. Urback and his wife then moved to Chicago in order for him to complete a one year general practice residency at Michael Reese Hospital. He then returned to this area and opened a new dental practice in downtown Puyallup, on Second Street, where it remained until the City of Puyallup purchased his office in order to build a new City Hall. In March of 2006, Puyallup Valley Dental Care opened at its present location in the Riverside Professional Center. Dr. Urback’s interest in sports, and his eight years at the University of Washington, has made him an avid Huskies fan as well as a follower of the Seattle Mariners. His time away from the office is spent with his wife, a local attorney, gardening and traveling, including visiting their son and daughter, both having graduated from college and living out of the area. Photography is an integral part of all Dr. Urback’s activities, as can be seen in all the images in the office, including the note cards for sale to benefit selected charities, especially Medical Teams International. Dr. Urback is the recipient of the following awards: SeattleMet 2012 Top Dentist SeattleMet 2013 Top Dentist SeattleMet 2014 Top Dentist SeattleMet 2015 Top Dentist SeattleMet 2016 Top Dentist '08 South Sound Business Examiner Best Places to Work "


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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Urback "Our staff holds your comfort and health as our highest priority. We work together to provide efficient and effective treatments as well as a comfortable, relaxing experience. We take the time to get to know you and your goals for dental care. Our purpose is to improve and enhance our community by empowering people to attain and maintain extraordinary health. Our mission is to set a standard of excellence in service by creating mutual and trusted partnerships in a positive environment."

8  Practice Areas

  • Dentistry
  • Cosmetic Dentistry
  • Family Dentistry
  • Minimally Invasive Dentistry
  • Pediatric Dentistry
  • Prosthodontics
  • Reconstructive Dentistry
  • Sedation Dentistry

26  Conditions Treated

  • Broken Tooth
  • Canker Sore
  • Cavity
  • Chipped Tooth
  • Dental Disorders
  • Excessive Tooth Wear
  • Gingivitis
  • Grinding of Teeth
  • Gum Disease
  • Halitosis
  • Impacted Teeth
  • Loose Teeth
  • Misshapen Teeth
  • Plaque
  • Sensitive Teeth
  • Stained Teeth
  • Teething
  • Tooth Abrasion
  • Tooth Abscess
  • Tooth Attrition
  • Tooth Damage
  • Tooth Decay
  • Tooth Demineralization
  • Tooth Discoloration
  • Tooth Loss
  • Toothache

45  Procedures


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Background Check

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  • University of Washington
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1976
  • University Of Wash
    Medical School | Graduated 1980
  • Michael Reese Hospital and Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1981
  • Fellow of The Academy of General Dentistry
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1987
  • Master of the Academy of General Dentistry
    Other Education | Completed 1996

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
    Media & Publications

    Dr. Urback has no media or publications listed.

    Languages Spoken

    • English

    Memberships & Professional Affiliations

    • Academy of General Dentistry, Master
    • American Dental Association, Member
    • Pierce County Dental Society, Member
    • Washington State Dental Association, Member

    Dr. Urback's Reviews

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Urback to family and friends
    310 total reviews

    Likelihood to Recommend (310)

    • 5
    • 4
    • 3
    • 2
    • 1

    Dr. Urback's Performance

    • Trustworthiness

    • Explains condition(s) well

    • Answers questions

    • Time well spent


    Office & Staff Performance

    • Scheduling

    • Office environment

    • Staff friendliness

    • Average wait time

      Under 10 minutes
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