Dr. Craig Coombs, DDS

Dr. Craig Coombs, DDS

Orthodontics  |  
Male  |  
66 y/o

Accepting new patients

A practicing orthodontist since 1980, Dr. Craig Coombs prides himself on offering the same orthodontic and personal care to each and every patient that he would offer his own family. In addition to the years of experience he brings to his practice, he is among a small percentage of orthodontists worldwide who have passed the rigorous academic and clinical requirements to become board certified and is a Diplomate of the American Board of Orthodontics. Dr. Coombs is an Invisalign® Preferred Provider. Dr. Coombs grew up locally and graduated from Bonneville High School as class valedictorian. He completed his pre-dental education at Brigham Young University, graduating magna cum laude. He attended dental school at Pacific University in San Francisco, graduating in the top of his class. While there Dr. Coombs was inducted into the TKO and OKU National Dental Honor fraternities. He received his Specialist in Orthodontics certificate from the University of Oregon Health Science Center after completion of a two-year residency program there. Dr. Coombs is a member of several professional organizations, including the American Dental Association, the American Association of Orthodontists, and the Wasatch Orthodontics Study Club. He is a past president of the Utah Association of Orthodontists and served as president of the Rocky Mountain Association of Orthodontists from 2011 to 2012. Dr. Coombs is dedicated to providing his patients with the highest quality orthodontic care available and attends several continuing education courses each year. Dr. Coombs and his wife, Rita, have five children and 17 grandchildren. He has a daughter who is a dental hygienist, a son who is an orthodontist in New Mexico, and a son who is a dentist in Layton. In his spare time, he enjoys water skiing, snow skiing and spending time with his family. Dr. Coombs is active in his community and gives charitable donations to local schools and community programs.

Coombs Orthodontics

2185 N 1700 W

Layton, UT 84041
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Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Altius Health Plans
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Delta Dental
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
  • Guardian
  • Humana
  • MetLife
  • SelectHealth
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Care Philosophy

Coombs Orthodontics is especially interested in making all our patients feel right at home! We put your needs first to achieve efficient and comprehensive treatment. Our team has a combined total of over 100 years experience in the orthodontic field. Each member of our treatment team is a registered assistant certified in radiology and CPR, and our office team has years of experience in treating patients with the highest level of care. We strive to stay abreast of the very latest in technology and advances by regularly attending continuing education courses and American Association of Orthodontists conferences.  We will do "whatever it takes to put a SMILE on your face!"
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Practice Areas

  • Orthodontics
  • Dentistry


  • Bite Adjustment
  • Cosmetic Oral Evaluation
  • Cosmetic Procedure
  • Dental Brace
  • Dental X-Ray
  • Nightguard
  • Non-Surgical Bite Correction
  • Removable Appliances
  • Retainer Therapy
  • Retainers
  • Sleep Apnea Oral Appliances
  • Snoring Prevention
  • Spacers for Braces
  • Springs for Braces

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  • Brigham Young University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1976
  • University of The Pacific / School of Dentistry
    Medical School | Graduated
  • Oregon Health Sciences University
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Coombs accepts 12 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
  • Altius Health Plans
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Delta Dental
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
  • Guardian
  • Humana
  • MetLife
  • SelectHealth
  • Tricare
    TriCare for Life
  • UnitedHealthCare
    United Healthcare

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