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Dr. Jeff Ybarguen was raised in Idaho. He graduated from Snake River High School and with Honors from Idaho State University.

Jeff received his Doctor of Dental Surgery from Creighton University School of Dentistry in Omaha Nebraska, on scholarship through the Idaho Dental Education Program. He graduated Summa Cum Laude. The faculty and administration at Creighton awarded him with the Academy of General Dentistry Award and the American Dental Society of Anesthesiology Award upon graduating, honoring his clinical skills. He was also elected to membership in the Dental Honor Society of Omicron Kappa Upsilon because of his academic and clinical achievements. He was one of 2 students in his graduating class to complete competency requirements in IV sedation.


Upon graduating in 2001, Dr. Ybarguen returned to Idaho Falls to practice. He is actively involved in his profession on all levels. He is a member of the Upper Snake River Dental Society, the Idaho State Dental Association, the American Dental Association, and the Academy of General Dentistry. He is a fellow in the Pierre Fauchard Academy, an international honorary dental organization that seeks to recognize and grow leaders in the dental profession, their communities, and society. He has served in various leadership positions within organized dentistry, including President of the Upper Snake River Dental Society, Board of Trustee member of the Idaho State Dental Association, and Vice President of the Idaho State Dental Association.


Education is very important to Dr. Ybarguen. He has been actively involved in several study clubs and enjoys all continuing education. In addition to his private practice, he teaches in and is the director of the Idaho Dental Education Program, a scholarship program for dental students that is a cooperative between the State of Idaho, Idaho State University, and Creighton University School of Dentistry. He is also a faculty member of the Idaho Advanced General Dentistry Residency Program as well as the Idaho State University Dental Hygiene Program. Through these efforts, he has the opportunity to rub shoulders with some of the most exceptional young professionals as well as work with and learn from some of the brightest minds within the profession.


Dr. Ybarguen loves coming to the office each day because of the relationships he has with his team and patients. He feels fortunate to be able to work with an exceptional group of ladies that truly go the extra mile to take care of people! The Elite Dental Care team genuinely cares about their patients and each other.



Contact Info:

3399 Merlin Dr.

Idaho Falls , ID 83404

(208) 542-9900



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Dr. Jeff Ybarguen - America's Top 50 Dentists - Idaho Falls , Idaho

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