Duane H. Beers is a family and cosmetic dentist serving in Socorro, NM. He has been in private practice since 1980. Dr. Beers offers smile makeovers and general dentistry using his extensive training and experience in cosmetic dentistry, functional orthodontics, laser dentistry and other disciplines to achieve results that are not only great looking but healthy and functional.
Dr. Beers graduated from University of California, Davis (UCDavis) in 1971 with a B.S. in biochemistry. He attended Washington University School of Dental Medicine in St. Louis, Missouri and received his Doctor of Dental Medicine diploma with honors in March 1975.
He took a position with the U.S. Public Health Service, Indian Health Service in Zuni, NM. While there he pursued extensive postdoctoral training in oral surgery, orthodontics, and pedodontics. Since then, Dr. Beers has continued his education in the disciplines of cosmetic and laser dentistry.
Dr. Beers is a Fellow of Academy of General Dentistry , an accredited member of the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry. Dr. Beers is a charter member of the American Association of Functional Orthodontics and the Academy of Laser Dentistry.
Dr. Beers will address all of your dental needs and the needs of your entire family. He can restore your teeth with tooth colored fillings or same day crowns. He can save your teeth with root canal therapy or extract the teeth that are too diseased to save.
As an accredited member of the AACD, Dr. Beers has studied what it takes to create a functional and beautiful smile that considers shape, size, color as well as ideal proportions and mechanical function.
Dr. Beers works with New Mexico’s best specialists on cases that require collaboration to create a beautiful smile that is healthy and pain free.
His professional memberships include:
- Accredited Member of the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry
- Fellow of the Academy of General Dentistry
- Charter Member of the American Association of Functional Orthodontics now merged with the International Association for Orthodontics (IAO)
- Charter Member with Master Level status of the Academy of Laser Dentistry
Dr. Beers believes that giving back should be an important part of any business. That is why he is involved in local and international programs to help those that need a hand up to overcome some of the obstacles and challenges they have been given. The vision Dr. Beers champions is that we can all give according to what we have received. From the widow’s mite to the billionaire’s checkbook, we are all capable of making a difference.
The pictures we share are of the people that Dr. Beers and his staff had the privilege to serve both near and far. Please consider how you can be a blessing to people in New Mexico or around the world as you choose to go yourself or work though a charity you deem worthy.
In New Mexico, Dr. Beers works with the New Mexico Dental Foundation. The Donated Dental Services coordinates dentists and laboratories to assist those who cannot afford the dentistry they need. The New Mexico Dental Foundation also coordinates the Mission of Mercy Event. This event is held in different parts of the state of New Mexico and dentists from around the state are invited to donate their time and services to help anyone who asks regardless of their financial situation.
Around the world, there are people who have never seen a dentist much less have access to one. That is why Dr. Beers works with two Christian organizations that believe showing love to our neighbors involves using the gifts, training and knowledge we’ve been given to make a difference. He works with Global Health Outreach, part of the Christian Medical and Dental Association and HealthCare Ministries, part of the Assemblies of God church.