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Rob Strain DDS

Rancho Mirage Cosmetic Dentist, Rob Strain DDS

Dr. Rob Strain

Dr. Rob Strain

Contact Us Today! Dr. Rob Strain has over thirty years experience and insight in advanced esthetic dentistry, including porcelain veneers, metal-free ceramic crowns, laser dentistry and dental makeovers. In recent years, Dr. Strain has developed an increased interest in systemic health issues as they are affected by oral health. These issues include sleep disorders, chronic facial pain and systemic disease that could be related to periodontal disease.

In a rapidly changing field like dentistry, it is important to find a dentist with a level of experience and skill you can trust. Dr. Strain continually trains in advanced dental topics and technology with leading teaching professionals. As a member of the Spear Education Faculty Club he always has access to top dentist in the world.  He annually completes over 75-hours of continuing education to maintain his position at the forefront of his field.

Dr. Strain is a member of the American Dental Association. He is a long-term member of the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry where he is an Accreditation Candidate. His dentistry has been published in that organization’s Journal of Cosmetic Dentistry. He is a member of the American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine. He was trained in sedation dentistry by the Dentists Organization for Conscious Sedation. He is also the author of “Add Life to Your Smile; A Consumer’s Guide to More Smile for Less Money.” He has been listed year after year in Palm Springs Life’s Top Dentists.

On your first visit to the practice, you will discover that Dr. Strain has a particular passion for photography. He uses his talents in this area to provide better dentistry and as a personal hobby. He and his wife, Barbara, also enjoy golf, tennis, hiking, bridge and their combined six children (plus four spouses) and six grandchildren.


  • UCLA School of Dentistry, graduate 1972
  • VA Hospital, Long Beach – General Practice Residency 1973
  • USC Dental Clinical Instructor, 1974
  • Over 2000 hours of continuing education

Key Memberships and Activities

  • Accreditation Candidate, American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry
  • Member, American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine
  • Member, American Dental Association
  • Member, California Dental Association
  • Active in interdisciplinary dental study groups
  • Palms to Pines Rotary of Palm Desert (President, 2010-11)

It was great. Each staff member greeted me and they walked me through the whole office. I highly recommend Studio Dentistry. They are great!!

Before & After

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