Meet The Team


"Excellence in dentistry begins with a careful co-diagnosis and treatment plan to establish the goals we will achieve together. Communication and long-term relationships are important to us. Let us know what is on your mind and ask questions. We will help you realize an investment in yourself pays dividends for a lifetime.  We are caring, skilled professionals, dedicated to simplifying what is often a very complicated and confusing area of health care. We want all of our patients to be informed and knowledgeable about their dental health care, from treatment plans and services, to insurance coverage."


Dr. James Standring


Dr. Standring came to the beautiful Northern California coastal area of Del Norte County in 1987. He began practicing in an office on 9th Street until his new and current office was built on the corner of Northcrest and Washington, where he has been for the past several years. 
He continues to attend courses and seminars on the latest advances in family and cosmetic dentistry including implants and oral surgery. These courses, sponsored by the ADA and CDA, are held annually.

In addition to dentistry, Dr. Standring and his family began settling into the community and grew to a family of seven children.  He has been continually involved in the community and his children’s lives through coaching various sports including soccer, basketball, baseball, and swimming.  He has also been very involved in BSA Scouting.

Dr. Standring and his highly qualified team enjoy producing long lasting smiles for the patients they serve.



B.S. Brigham Young University, 1983

 D.D.S. Loma Linda University, 1987

Special Interests in Dentistry:

Oral Surgery


Conscious Sedation

Full Mouth Reconstruction

Advanced Training & Permits:

IV Sedation / Oral Sedation

Sinus Lift



American Dental Association (ADA)

California Dental Association (CDA)


Swimming & Scuba Diving

Traveling & Auto Racing

Backpacking & Camping


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