Meet Our Doctors

Boise Dentist

Dr. Robert Stevens

Dr. Robert Stevens was born and raised in Boise, Idaho, before moving to Gooding, Idaho, where he graduated from high school in 1970. After spending some time in Scandinavia, he attended University of Oregon and then Portland State University, where he graduated in 1978 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology and a Public Health Certificate. During this time, he started a family with his wife, Maureen, who gave birth to two children.

He attended Oregon Health Science University in Portland, Oregon, where he graduated in 1982. After graduation, Dr. Stevens returned to Idaho, where he has been practicing dentistry in and around the Boise area. During this time, his family grew in size by three more children.

He thinks of his patients as an extended second family, and in order to better serve their dental needs, Dr. Stevens has remained active in training for current dental procedures. In 2008, he received training and experience in implant placement and restoration. More recently, Dr. Stevens and his staff were certified in the use of dental lasers, including the Waterlase and the diode laser. His passion for dentistry is to help restore or create healthy, comfortable, natural-looking smiles.

Dr. Stevens has been active in voluntary civic service through organizations such as Rotary Club International and the Boy Scouts, where he has over 30 years of service in various capacities.

He enjoys staying physically active through backpacking, mountain climbing, biking, skiing, and exploring. He also loves photographing Idaho’s amazing backcountry. Dr. Stevens enjoys sharing these experiences with his children, grandchildren, and other family and friends.

Dr. Heyrend

Dr. Heyrend is an Idaho native and is originally from Idaho Falls. He moved to the Midwest for a while, and lived in other states while in school. He graduated from Brigham Young University-Idaho in Rexburg, Idaho, where he earned his Bachelor’s of Science degree in Exercise Science, and a Minor in Chemistry. He then completed his Doctor of Dental Medicine degree at Western University of Health Sciences, College of Dental Medicine, in Pomona, California.

Following dental school, he completed an Advanced Education in General Dentistry (AEGD) post-graduate residency with NYU Lutheran at Roseman University of Health Sciences, College of Dental Medicine, in South Jordan, Utah. There he worked in the residency clinic, where he was referred complex cases and treatments to become proficient in treating medically complex and special needs patients, placing and restoring dental implants, root canal treatments, was mentored in cosmetic dentistry by Dr. David Hornbrook (a renowned cosmetic dentist), full-mouth rehabilitation, periodontal surgery, oral surgery, crown and bridge, dentures and implant-supported prostheses, and oral sedation. Dr. Heyrend focused mostly on dental implants, oral surgery, surgical extractions, impacted wisdom teeth extractions, and was mentored by Dr. Karl Koerner (best mentor in the dental field in teaching oral surgery). He is also trained in Invisalign and is happy to offer clear tray orthodontic treatment to patients.

Dr. Heyrend is happy to provide quality dental care to families in the Boise, Idaho area. He sees his patients as secondary family and seeks to offer them the best care possible. His goal as a dentist is to help patients overcome their fear of going to the dentist. Dr. Heyrend enjoys traveling, hiking, the outdoors, anything Italian, and spending time with his wife and two boys in his free time.