Dr. John Pulsipher
Dr. John Pulsipher fell in love with the beauty of Idaho while attending college here. Later, he met his wife, an Idaho native and came back to the area after finishing his degree in biology at BYU and his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree at the University of Southern California. When not performing our comprehensive services for patients, he spends time with his family, volunteers in the community, and teaches. Dr. John’s interest in teaching takes him to EWU’s Dental Hygiene program as a part-time clinical instructor. He also teaches dentists across the country how to perform dental implant surgeries.
Dr. Mark Snow
Dr. Mark Snow graduated from the University of Washington Dental School and enjoys all aspects of dentistry. He is a member of the ADA, WSDA, AGD, and ADEA. Dr. Snow is an affiliate faculty member of the University of Washington School of Dentistry, Arizona School of Dentistry and Oral Health, and has educated dental students from both universities. Dr. Snow has worked extensively with underserved populations in Eastern Washington and is passionate about serving people in great need.
Dr. Logan Ditto
After completing his undergraduate training at the University of Washington, Dr. Logan Ditto attended and graduated from the University of Washington School of Dentistry.
Dr. Ditto is a member of the American Dental Association, Washington State Dental Association, and Academy of General Dentistry. He has received additional training in endodontics, prosthodontics, periodontics, and implants. He especially enjoys doing crown and bridge work. Dr. Ditto served a mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in France. An avid outdoorsman, he enjoys backpacking, water skiing, and snowboarding, and is currently training for the Coeur d’Alene triathlon. He and his wife, Julia, have six children.
Dr. Nicole Major
Dr. Nicole Major was born and raised in Sandy, Utah, but has come to love the beautiful nature and surroundings of the Pacific Northwest. She graduated from the University of Utah with a bachelor of science degree in Exercise Physiology. She then graduated with her DDS from the University of Iowa and following dental school completed a one year General Practice Residency program at the University of Utah Hospital. Dr. Major enjoys providing dental care to her patients and improving their smiles and general well-being. When not working, she enjoys exploring the outdoors through hiking, kayaking, running, and biking. She and her husband also love to travel and cook new foods from all different cultures.
Dr. Tom Fernandes
Dr. Tom Fernandes is happy to join the team at Riverstone Dental and to adopt the Inland Northwest as his home. Dr. Tom completed his undergraduate degree at the University of Tucson, earning a BS in Physiology. He earned his DDS from the University of the Pacific School of Dentistry in San Francisco, and also completed a one year General Practice Residency at Denver Health Medical Center. When not working, Dr. Tom enjoys music, snow skiing, CrossFit, and spending time with his wife and three children.
Dr. Shannon Dryer
Hailing from the Appalachian mountains of East Tennessee, Dr. Shannon Dryer completed her undergraduate degree in Biology at Emory University. She went on to graduate from the University of Tennessee College of Dentistry. After working in an under-served community in rural Missouri, Dr. Dryer and her husband decided to make a dream come true with a move to Idaho. Dr. Dryer joined the Riverstone team in the Fall of 2018. She enjoys all aspects of dentistry and loves interacting with her patients while providing compassionate and gentle care. Dr. Dryer and her husband enjoy hiking, kayaking, and playing with their dogs.
Dr. Steven Tanner
Dr. Steven Tanner has always had an interest in health and wellness, which led him to pursue his bachelor’s degree in biology. During his college years, he found that dentistry provided him the opportunity to follow these interests while helping patients in a hands-on manner and soon went on to earn his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from the University of Colorado. Dr. Tanner is an Idaho native and returned to the area shortly after completing his dental degree. He has spent several years working with patients of all ages and from a wide variety of backgrounds. The most enjoyable aspects of dentistry for Dr. Tanner are helping patients restore and maintain their health and learning new techniques to provide his patients with modern care. Outside of the office, Dr. Tanner enjoys spending time outdoors and making memories with his wife and three children. Together, they enjoy hiking, bicycling, camping, and all things outdoorsy.
Dr. Bryan Dryden
Dr. Bryan Dryden was born and raised in Sandpoint, Idaho. He completed his undergraduate coursework at Ricks College and Idaho State before attending dental school at Creighton University in Omaha, Nebraska. After completing his dental degree, Dr. Dryden returned to his home state to begin practicing. His focus is to build a strong relationship with his patients and their families and working closely with them to help achieve and maintain optimal oral health for life. When he’s not working, Dr. Dryden takes advantage of all that North Idaho has to offer—hunting, fishing, rockhounding, snowboarding, and spending time in nature with his family and friends.